Anya Chalotra is an English actress, famous for playing the role of Jennifer Ashman in the British television show ‘Wanderlust’ (2018) and Yennefer in the Netflix series ‘The Witcher’ (2019).
Anya Chalotra was born on Sunday, 21 July 1996 (age 23 years; as in 2019), in Wolverhampton, England. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. She completed her schooling from St. Dominic’s Grammar School, Brewood in the United Kingdom. Later, she joined the LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) London, United Kingdom and Guildhall School of Music and Drama. The Famous People
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Hazel Green
Family, Caste & Boyfriend
Anya was born in a British-Indian Family. IMDb Her father, Madan Chalotra is of Indian descent, and her mother, April Chalotra is a British. She has an elder sister, Reeya Chalotra and a younger brother, Arun Chalotra. Reportedly, she was dating Honduran writer and journalist, Juan F Sánchez.
She started her career as a theatre artist in London. Some of her theatrical plays are ‘Notoriously Abused,’ ‘Great Expectations,’ ‘The Crucible,’ ‘Balm in Gilead,’ ‘The Merchant of Venice,’ and ‘The Same Deep Water as Me.’ Her acting skills in the theatre play ‘The Village’ was well appreciated by the critics.
She made her TV debut with the series ‘Wanderlust’ (2018) in which she played the character of Jennifer Ashman. It was started on 4 September 2018 and was aired on BBC One. The series is also available on Netflix.
In the same year, she appeared in the mini-series ‘ABC Murders,’ in which she portrayed the character of ‘Lily Marbury.’
She dubbed for the character of Robin Loxley in the 2019 animated film ‘Sherwood.’
In 2019, she was roped in Netflix’s fantasy drama ‘The Witcher’ as Yennefer. This web-series is based on a book series of Andrzej Sapkowski, a famous Polish author. In 2007, an action video game was developed on this series.
- Her hobbies include reading, shopping, and travelling.
- Her favourite holiday destination is Miami.
- She is a trained singer and has done Diploma in Musical Theatre from the London College of Music.
- She is well versed in performing ballet, tap dance, and modern & contemporary dance forms.
- She loves to be the centre of attraction, in an interview, she shared her childhood incident, she said,
Chalotra discovered her natural flair for showmanship pretty early on in life. She was pushed in front of her relatives by her father when she was a kid. “I think I was eight? We were having a family get together and he told me to sing an Indian song. And I knew, at that very moment, that I loved the attention.”
- In an interview, when she was asked about her first reaction on getting the role in Netflix series ‘The Witcher,’ she said,
I got a call from London. It said I got a part in The Witcher. I was like, ‘No way!’ I was really shocked and could not believe it. I had landed this role in production this big with Netflix. I was very, very excited.”