TARU DEVANI

TARU DEVANI by Zina Badran
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JAFFREY MANAGEMENT LTD
74 Western Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3LP
Phone: 01708 732350
Mobile: 07790 466206
E-mail: mail@jaffreyactors.co.uk
WWW: www.jaffreymanagement.org.uk
Location:London, United Kingdom
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Weight:9st. 8lb. (61kg)
Playing Age:51 - 70 years
Appearance:Asian, Hispanic, Middle Eastern
Other:Equity, Equity Minority Ethnic Members Register
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Mature
Voice Quality:Melodious
  

Credits:

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Stage
2014, Stage, Ma, New Opera Work, R & D - Clocks - 1888, The Greener, Brolly Production, Dominic Hingorani
2009, Stage, Aunty Shanti, Bollywood Land - Love Never Dies, Mamut Events, Spain, Martin Arnaud
2009, Stage, Aunty, The Usual Auntijies, Imagineer Productions
2008, Stage, Aunty, Sweet Cider, Tamasha Theatre, Kristine Landon-Smith
2006, Stage, Kunti, Mahabharat - Dance Drama, Devi, Shashi Devani/Gulzar
2005, Stage, Widowed Mother, Sambandh Ne Pahale Paar, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,West Kensington, Tushar Trivedi
2004, Stage, Madame Mezzo, Lady with a Lap Dog By Anton CHEKHOV, Young Vic Theatre, Poonam Brah and Veronica Wigg
2004, Stage, Kamla - Widow Re-marries, Mane Parnavo Ek Chokari - 2 act social drama, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,West Kensington, Tushar Trivedi
2001, Stage, Neighbour - Forced Marriage, Savre Adhuru Maru Ayghu - 2 act tragedy social drama, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Tushar Joshi
2000, Stage, Double Role - 2 Sisters Old/New, Lagne Lagne Kuvara - social play on bride burning, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,West Kensington, Tushar Joshi
1997, Stage, Anglo-Indian Secretary - in love, Bhag Re Bhag Tari Bairy Aavi - farce on love, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Tushar Joshi
1996, Stage, Meera's Aunt, Meera Shyam Dulari - Dance Drama, Patidar Samaj,Wembley, Late Hoshi Mullah
1994, Stage, Krishna, Draupadi, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kinsington, Late Prof. Vishnukumar Vyas
1994, Stage, Neighbour, Kanya Padhrao Savdhan, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Tushar Joshi
1993, Stage, Girlfriend, Have To Sakhna Raho, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Tushar Joshi
1992, Stage, Girl Suffering From Amnesia - Tragedy, Mandva-ni Jui, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,West Kensington, Sharad Vyas
1992, Stage, Krishna's Mother Yashoda, Surdas - Dance Drama, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Late Shyam Sur Matwala
1991, Stage, Yashoda - Mother of Krishna, Gopal Krishna - Dance Drama, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Sudarsham & Jaya Dheer
1990, Stage, Secretary - in love, Prem Rang, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Kiran Purohit
1987, Stage, Mad Housewife, Tagad Dhinha - Farce, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Tushar Joshi
1986, Stage, Bitchy Woman, 2,206,600,000 Rupees - Murder Mystery, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Kiran Purohit
1983, Stage, Daughter in law, Nokhi Mati Nokha Manvi, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Sharad Vyas
1982, Stage, Girlfriend, Kajal Dholayun Kankuman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Tushar Joshi
1981, Stage, Girlfriend, Khadhu Pidhu Ane taraj Kariyun, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Tushar Joshi
1980, Stage, Girlfriend, Shree 420, 840,1680, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Markand Bhatt
1979, Stage, Daughter (winner 'Best Actress'), Dhartino Cheddo - one act drama festival, Anand Enterprises, Pravin Acharya
1979, Stage, Rohini - Role as Girl/Married/Widowed, Zer To Pidha Zani Zani - 3 act play depicting stages of life, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Late Professor Vishnukumar Vyas
1978, Stage, Daughter in law, Ame Barafna Pankhi, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Late Kanti Madya
1978, Stage, Girlfriend, Kahevu Kone (One act play), Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Pravin Acharya
1977, Stage, Morden wife, Bahot Nahyo Gopal (One act play), Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Pravin Acharya
1976, Stage, Second wife, Mara Varni Vahu Kaun, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, West Kensington, Pravin Acharya
Film
2018, Feature Film, Grandmother, Amavas - Bollywood feature film, Sahilfilms, Bhusan Patel
2017, Film, Asian Lady Juror, All is Not Lost, Affixxius Films, David Whayman
2016, Feature Film, Satya, This Family, Likely Story Ltd, Dictynna Hood
2016, Film, Dementia Patient in a Care Home, Abdulla and Laila, Resource Productions Ltd
2015, Feature Film, Farida - Mother, Arifa, Oxford Entertainment Group Limited, Sadia Saeed
2015, Film, Wife, Aadila, NHS Video "End of Life Care", White Boat TV, Chris Godwin
2014, Feature Film, Geriatric Sindhi Woman, SHANDAAR - Bollywood, Shandaar (UK) Limited, Vikas Bhal
2013, Film, Mrs Sharma, UK Residents Only, Resource Productions Ltd, Tarun Thind
2011, Feature Film, Sujatha - Memeber of Community Choir, Song For Marion - Film release 22 February 2013, Steel Mill Pictures, Paul Andrew Williams
2009, Film, Aunty, No Honour No Choice, Concept Pictures, Ronak Singh
2009, Film, Mother, Reel Love, Emiko Ishii
2008, Feature Film, Suchritra, Break Up,Bollywood, Illuminati Films, Imtiaz Ali
2008, Film, Geeta, Open Secrets, Azko Films, Azeem Khan
2007, Feature Film, Singer - Track 5 "Payal Teri Dhunke Sang", Bunker Hill, Kevin Willmott
2007, Feature Film, Preity Zinta's (Alvira's) Aunt, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Yash Chopra Production - Bollywood, Mumbai, India, Shaad Ali
2007, Feature Film, Mother of young man shot by police, Shoot On Sight, Aron Govil Productions, Late Jag Mundhra
2007, Film, Mira's Grandmother, Dregs, London Film Academy, Niccolo Vitelli
2007, Film, Lily Khan - The Facility Manager, Hope Towers, Illumina Digital, Rik Lander
2005, Film, Mother, Invitation, London Film School Production, Farrah Drabu
2004, Film, Gossiping Woman, Four Brothers And A Funeral, Rosy Lee Production, Sara Proudfoot Clinch
1984, Film, Captured Woman - with child, The Ultimate City, French/American Student Production
Commercial
2015, Commercial, Doorstep Woman, C4 Alternative Election Promo, 4Creative
2015, Commercial, Mother in Law, Chakki Atta - Chappati Flour, Do it Creative Limited, Sam Bhattacharjee
2015, Commercial, Nan, Maynards Commercial, Fallon
2014, Commercial, Older Lady in the Park, ITV Drama Promo, Kream, Jamie Childs
2014, Commercial, Grandmother, Sainsbury's Christmas Commercial, Abbott Mead Vickers, BBDO Ltd, Steve
2012, Commercial, Customer, Restaurant publicity, Deli Spice, Sam
2010, Commercial, Grandmother, Pataks Pickles, Talnet Production, Abhilash Nair
2009, Commercial, Indian Grandma, Sennheiser/British Experience Promo, National Film and Television School, Alois Di Leo
2008, Commercial, As Cast, The Stereophonics, Annex Films, Luc Janin
2007, Commercial, Mother's Friend, Tilda Rice, Ogilvy & Mather
2007, Commercial, Passenger on Bus, Travel For London, Tom Boy Films, Mike Figgis
2005, Commercial, Model - Carefree Although Incontinent, Found Again, Yentreve
2004, Commercial, Customer, Murphy Richard Advertisement, Oi Oi Agency
2003, Commercial, Housewife - out for a day, Motorwise Insurance Company, Dhruva Gadhvi Productions
2002, Commercial, Shopper - Looking For Furniture, Fairdeal Furniture, Gadhvi Production
2002, Commercial, Housewife in Kitchenx 3 ads, Kitchen Magic, Gadhvi Production
2002, Commercial, Teenager - Buying Shoes x 2 Ads, Shalimar Shoes, Gadhvi Production
Radio
2018, Radio, Grandmother, BBC Radio 4 Drama and with Great Pleasure -, BBC Radio and Music, Mair Bosworth
2013, Radio, 90 year old woman, Radio 4 programme Documentary, BBC, Neil McCarthy
2010, Radio, Ifhat, Speak Up, Unity FM, Khaled Nawaz
2008, Radio, Aunty, Silver Street, 2 Episodes, BBC Radio, Birmingham, Deborah Sathe
2007, Radio, Mother - Mrs Nathwani, Silver Street, 4 Episodes, BBC Radio, Birmingham, Deborah Sathe
2007, Radio, Mother - Mrs Riaz, Silver Street,, 1 Episode, BBC Radio, Birmingham, Deborah Sathe
Further Credits
2018, Television, Mother - Rana, East Enders Episode 5725, BBC, Kate Saxon
2015, Short Film, Wife, Aadila, NHS Video "End of Life Care", White Boat TV, Chris Godwin
2015, Training Film, Mother, Taru, West London Mental Health Trust, Minamonfilm, Alice Lomax
2014, Television, Elderly Shopkeeper, No Offence - for TV Channel 4, AbbottVision No Offence Ltd, Catherine
2013, Corporate, Mrs Snehgupta, Emergency Services, Aviation Business Theatre, Paul Gilmore
2013, Corporate, Diabetic Patient, Lewin Hall Production, MCCGLC Events, MCCGLC Events
2013, Documentary, 90 year old woman, Radio 4 Programme Document, BBC, Neil McCarthy
2013, Documentary, 90 year old woman, Radio 4 Programme Document, BBC, Neil McCarthy
2013, Workshop, Savita, Somewhere Elese by Kathy McKean, Playwrights Studio Scotland, Fiona Sturgeon
2012, Role Play, Patient, GP Online Study - Department of Health, Medical Role Players (UK) Ltd, Jessica Sheringham
2011, Television, Savitaben, Doctors Series, BBC DRAMA, Lisa Clark
2011, Voice Over, The Blind Men And the Elephant - story teller, Newton's 2011 Investment Conference, Speakeasy, Jeremy Hewitt
2008, Corporate, Mother, Direct Gov Corporate - Awerness Video - All For You., Straker Films, Steve Bookbinder
2008, Video, Feature Artieste, Sterophonic Band - Song - You are my Star
2008, Voice Over, Aunty, Know Before You Go, COI, Brian Jenkins
2008, Voice Over, Geeta, Mother (voice over - Gujarati and Hindi), Open Secrets, Azko Film, Azeem Khan
2008, Voice Over, Indian Female Voice, The Palace, Louis Elman Associates, Abigail Barbier
2008, Voice Over, Mother, UPS Translations, UPS Translations
2007, Corporate, Sunita, Pension Scheme, Anthony Hodges Consulting Ltd
2007, Corporate, Rita, Society, Health & Development Stills, BDP Media, Mary Obadina
2006, Corporate, Sales Woman, Training Video for Lloyds Pharmacy, Capture 1/DVP Ltd, Helen Chamberlain
2006, Corporate, Customer, Training Video for Lloyds Pharmacy, Caputre1/DVP Ltd, Helen Chamberlain
2006, Corporate, Passenger, Workplace Related Violence, South West Trains Limited, Giuliana Ostir
2005, Corporate, Epileptic Patient, Epilepsy Explained, tvf Communications, Sasha C Damjanovsky
2005, Corporate, Customer, Training Video for Lloyds Pharmacy, Capture l/DVP Ltd, Helen Chamberlain
2004, Recording, Singer, Devotional Dreams One, t-raag melodies, Taru Devani
2004, Recording, Singer, Devotional Dreams Two, t-raag melodies, Taru Devani
2004, Recording, Singer, Mithi Mithi Morli, t-raag melodies, Taru Devani
2004, Recording, Singer, Shradhanjali, t-raag melodies, Taru Devani
2003, Recording, Singer, Aspire To Dreams, t-raag melodies, Taru Devani
2003, Recording, Singer, Payal Teri Dhoonke Sang, t-raag melodies, Taru Devani

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Asian*, Indian*, Pakistani
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English, Gujarati*, Hindi
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Bhangra Dance, Folk Dancing, Folk Singing, Indian Dance, Indian Vocals*
Performance:Compere, Live Roleplay, Master of Ceremonies, Role Play, Singer-Professional, Voice Over
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Darts, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate