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SHABANA HUSSAIN

SHABANA HUSSAIN by Alistair Batchelor
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SAMUEL & SHAW LTD
4th Floor, 63/66 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8LE
Phone: 020 8054 2000
E-mail: info@samuelandshaw.com
WWW: www.samuelandshaw.com
Location:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:9st. 12lb. (63kg)
Playing Age:26 - 35 years
Appearance:Hispanic, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Nationality:British
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm

Currently appearing:

FINALIST: ipse 2018 Freelancer of the Year Awards. BBC2 Docu/drama Murdered for Love? (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMpva2IDO-U). BBC Doctors (https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09v68sp/doctors-series-19-176-in-a-heartbeat)

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Television
2017, Television, Dr. Sabia Ahmed, Doctors, BBC, Debbie Howard
2017, Television, Samia Shahid, THIS WORLD - Murdered for Love? Samia Shahid, BBC, Sasha Achilli
2016, Television, Burier, The Emirates Story (Documentary), Atlantic Productions, David Lee
2016, Television, Comedian, Joke Box Jury, Two Four, Chris Saville
2016, Television, Poker Player, How to Cheat at Poker, Adam Patel: Real Magic Productions, Adam Spinks
2015, Television, Aman Sandhu, Indian Family (Pilot mockumentary), Sat Gill, Satinder Gill
2001, Television, Shopkeeper, The Bill, ITV, John Davies
Film
2019, Feature Film, Neighbour, Jawaani Jaaneman (Bollywood), Black Night Films, Nitin Kakkar
2018, Film, Donor Mum, Final Gift (Short), ASJ Entertainment, Terry Sam
2018, Film, Neha, Pyaar or Parivaar (Short), Priya Lal, Priya Lal
2018, Film, Alison 4, Alison (Short), Supermassive, Eliad Lienhardt
2017, Feature Film, Rohini, Ride By, Ockham Film Production, Ian Dray
2016, Film, Hanna Marlowe, The Hacker (Short), JS Productions, Julia Schnorrer
2016, Film, Sara, Our Little Haven, BR Productions, Ben Rider
2015, Film, Christine, Rain Check (Short), Mrez Productions, Andoni Martinez
2015, Film, Office Worker, Sirens (Short), Begum Productions, Rehana Zaman
2015, Film, Sam Worthing, Acceptance/Akzeptanz (Short), JS Productions, Julia Schnorrer
Stage
2013, Stage, Sylvia Fowler, The Women, Entity Theatre, Diana Ratcliff
2012, Stage, Dandini, Cinderella, Entity Theatre, Anne Wollstein
2006, Stage, Emma, This Island is Mine!, The Hungry Lion, Anthony Maddelena
2005, Stage, Charlotte, Party Time, The Hungry Lion, Anthony Maddelena
2003, Stage, Cecile, Dangerous Liaisons, The Hungry Lion, Anthony Maddelena
Commercial
2018, Commercial, Mother, Elephant Atta, Nodachi, Ajay Arora
2016, Commercial, Housewife, State Bank of India, Studio Hansa, Nick Scott
Voice Over
2019, Voice Over, Voice Over, Wheelchair Hire Project, British Red Cross, Anthony Bryan
2018, Voice Over, Voice Over, BP, Karian and Box, Matthew Midgley
2018, Voice Over, Narrator, Elidor, Unilever Turkey
2017, Voice Over, Synectics Solutions Brand Video, Reels in Motion
2017, Voice Over, Miriam, Ottoman Empire Digital Experience, Istanbul, Turkey, Cenk Gultekin
2016, Voice Over, Sita Patel, TfL, Kallidus, Louise Carruthers
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, Diversity & Inclusion e-Resource, World Food Program, Kalpana Murthy
Further Credits
2019, Corporate, Presenter, Sodexo and P&G, Interlink Comms, Paul Lucas
2018, Corporate, Doctor, Virgo Health, Kartoffel Films, Benjamin Bate
2018, Corporate, Presenter, Wahed Invest, Square Elephant Productions, Parag Sankhe
2017, Corporate, Patient, GP Training Film, Busy Doctors Films, Nidhi Gupta
2017, Corporate, Emily, Minds for Life App, Your Favourite Story, Darren Groucutt
2016, Corporate, Lawyer, Beyond Zero, Remarkable Content, Arthur Lewin
2014, Comedy, Various Comedy Roles, Hashtag, iO West, Derek Reid

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-Standard, Asian, Derby, English-Standard*, German, Heightened RP, Indian, London, Pakistani, Yorkshire
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, German, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Salsa Dancing
Performance:Autocue trained/experienced, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Corporate Roleplay, Green Screen, Meisner Technique, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Stand-up Comic, Strasberg Technique, Voice Over
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Bowling, Cricket, Hockey (field), Netball, Skipping Rope, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:First Aider (qualified), Tarot Reading, Teacher (qualified)

Training:

Method Studio, Acting Foundation, 2 years, 1997 - 1999

Michelle Danner Acting Studio, Los Angeles

Classes:

American Accent, Ascend Actors Group

Stand Up Comedy - Stand Up And Deliver, Amused Moose, London

Scene Study - Anthony Meindl Actors Workshop, London

Scene Study - Ivana Chubbuck Studio, Los Angeles

Audition Technique - Margie Haber Studio, Los Angeles

Cold Reading – Amy Lyndon, Los Angeles

Improv – iO West, Los Angeles

Workshops:

Working in Serial Dramas, Ascend Actors Group

Anthony Meindl, Los Angeles

Larry Moss, Berlin

Kirk Baltz, Munich