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Archie Panjabi's Profile

Brief about Archie Panjabi: By info that we know Archie Panjabi was born at 1972-05-31. And also Archie Panjabi is British Actress.

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I'd love to do a romantic comedy. And perhaps, if the character was right and I had a good gut instinct, a Bollywood movie. And I'd love to direct. One day. I'm learning a lot on the set of 'The Good Wife.'

Tags: Good, Learning, Love

I'd love to say I made the smart decision of picking projects that became hits, but with 'The Good Wife,' I read the script and something inside me said, 'I love this, I want to do this.'

Tags: Good, Love, Smart

My mother wanted to be a teacher when she was young, and my father didn't approve of it, so she fought very hard to become one. And she did it. So when I said I wanted to become an actress, my mother was very supportive. She always said to me, 'There's no such thing as 'can't.'

Tags: Father, Mother, Teacher

Since I was a baby my goal was to be on TV because film was just impossible - you never got any Asian women in Western cinema. I grew up wanting to be in 'East-Enders' because film wasn't even a dream. The community were very much like, 'How can you want to act? It's such a low-class profession.'

Tags: Goal, Impossible, Women

The generation that migrated to the West in the 1970s or 1960s has now lived more in the West than India, and India has changed so much. My parents fall into that category.

Tags: Fall, Generation, Parents

There is a big misconception about arranged marriage. Yes, it can mean that you meet someone and then have to marry them, but this was my mother saying, 'I'm going to introduce you to so-and-so - If you don't like them, fair enough.'

Tags: Marriage, Mother, Someone

When I was younger I was fat. I was never conscious of it and was content with who I was because I was so loved. My mother never told me to lose weight and my father doted on me, but my agent told me. I tried, but I loved Indian food too much.

Tags: Father, Food, Mother

You have this impression from England that New Yorkers can be quite aggressive, but certainly the people that I've bumped into and the friends I've made here don't seem that way. Just walking down the street and asking for directions, people seem to be very helpful and happy to help.

Tags: Friends, Happy, Help

I've always been quite psychic and believe there's a reason why things happen and that we need to learn from them.

Tags: Happen, Reason, Why

My mother told me not to listen to anyone. She had been told that she wouldn't be able to teach and she did.

Tags: Able, Mother, She

I like to do new things, so I always take on roles that I feel will keep me on my toes. I never want to pigeon myself, so I always like to surprise myself. I believe in versatility and so I would play anything as long as it was a challenge.

Tags: Challenge, Keep, Surprise

At the end of the week, it's nice to just hang out in a pair of jeans and let my hair down. I need a break from all that fashion!

Tags: End, Fashion, Nice

I am one of the new characters in the brand new series of 'Postman Pat.' It has been a joy to do.

Tags: Characters, Joy, Series

I am still married, yes - no children. I have Benzo, though; he's my dog, a Lhasa apso.

Tags: Children, Dog, Married

I don't ever want to be hugely famous because I had a little taste of it after 'East Is East' and 'Bend It.'

Tags: After, Famous, Taste

I feel like I have one foot in New York, one foot in London and one foot in India. But it's important to me to invest time with family.

Tags: Family, Time, York

I like to cook Indian food when I can. I find the process of creating a home-cooked meal to be unwinding.

Tags: Creating, Food, Process

I love roles where I have to transform myself.

Tags: Love, Roles, Transform

I loved eating and I did put on weight. I never actually felt fat until I started going for castings, for auditions.

Tags: Loved, Put, Until

I remember sitting in school and thinking, 'I don't know why I'm here, because I know I'm going to act and I know I'm going to America.'

Tags: Remember, School, Thinking