Seeta Indrani
 
 
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Seeta was born in London, England. Although she is known to millions as WPC Datta in ITV's The Bill for which she won the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress Awards, Asian Film Academy, this popular actress made her stage debut as Cassandra in the original London production of Andrew Lloyd-Webber's CATS. In the last few years, she was made a Fellow of the Royal Society Of Arts, created a film production company MashMosh Films, performed her one woman cabaret, An Evening With Seeta Indrani, and in May 2004 she was presented with the Asian Women Of Achievement, Arts And Culture Award. In 2011 she won Celebrity Mastermind, specialist subject The Operas of Puccini.

Seeta has a well-established reputation as a versatile performer; amongst other things she created her own dance company, Fuego Flamenco. Perhaps not so well know is her work in the theatre. Personal Highlights are: Fulfilling a long-held ambition to work with Christopher Bruce as The Spanish Singer in his revival of Cruel Garden with the Rambert Dance Company at the Teatro Reggio, Turin and the Sadlers Wells Theatre, London. Appearing at the London Palladium with childhood heroine Cyd Charisse. And she was invited to take part in the first national tour in 40 years of Britain's oldest opera company, Carl Rosa Opera Company, playing Prince Orlovsky in Die Fledermaus.

MashMosh Films is her current passion. Created in 2004, with editor Chris Bishop.  Recent projects: Friday penned by award wining playwright Jim Sweeney, screened in London and New York. The feature length documentary, The Sweeney – The Life and Work of Jim Sweeney, starring Paul Merton and Eddie Izzard, a sell out a the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2010.  Seeta is also co-director of the Clare Valley Film Festival, one of the top screen events in regional Australia, showcasing Australian and international independent film.

Seeta studies singing with Mary Hammond and keeps in shape with a mixture of ballet and yoga class. Her hobbies include gardening, reading, she devours crime fiction, and travel when she has the time!

 

© 2010 Seeta Indrani