Indira Varma

Indira Varma is a well-known British actress. The actress is renowned for landing her role in the film “Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love.” The actress is also widely famous in the fantasy fiction television series named “Game of Thrones” as Ellaria Sand.

The actress has diversified her acting skill by appearing in various genres of film. She has also worked as a voice actor. The actress is not active on social media. However, she has raised her stardom by being on the list of “who is who” of show business.

Quick Info 
Full NameIndira Anne Varma
Birth DateSeptember 27, 1973
Birth PlaceBath, Somerset, England, UK
Star SignLibra
EthnicityWhite and Asian
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.71 m)
Weight59 kg (130 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
HusbandColin Tierney
Net Worth$5 million

Indira Varma

Where was Indira Varma born?

The actress, whose birth name is Indira Anne Varma, was born on September 27, 1973, in Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. Presently, she is 47 years old. She was born to a Swiss mother and an Indian father. Indira is their only child and spent her childhood in her birthplace, Bath, Somerset.

She was raised with a natural accent through which she faced discrimination and racism. Indira is English by nationality and is multiracial of white and Asian race. The actress aspired to become a mime artist as a child. However, as she was good in her studies, she never let mime hamper her studies. She had to be gestured a lot to get inspired for certain things in her childhood. Seeing her interest in acting, her parents enrolled her in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London in 1992, from where she graduated in 1995.

The actress has also been an active member of the Greg Vere founded company named “Musical Youth Theatre Company.” She belongs to Indian ancestry from her father’s side and Swiss and Genoese Italian descent from her mother’s side.

What is Indira’s height?

Varma stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.71 m) and weighs about 59 kg (130 lbs).  Additionally, her hair color is black and her eye color is dark brown.

Indira Varma

How did Indira Varma begin her career in acting?

Indira Varma is a method actress who started her acting career by appearing in many small roles. She got her breakthrough role as Jinnah in the 1996 film named “Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love”. Then, she went on to land a role in the television series named “Jinnah” in 1998 and also in another series, “Bride and Prejudice” in 2004. The same year, she also went on to star in the historical drama series named “Rome” as Niobe.

The actress has also landed her role in the 2006 sci-fi BBC drama series, “Touchwood” in two episodes named “Everything Changes” and “They Keep Killing Suzie.” She followed this by appearing in the CBS medical drama named “3 lbs” as Dr. Adrienne Holland in the same year. She never stopped in her successful career and went on appearing as a guest in the fourth season of hit US detective drama named “Bones” and also landed her role in the first series of the BBC drama named “Luther” as Zoe Luther.


Indira continued her journey of acting and went on to land her role in the 2011 FOX series, “Human Target”. Eventually, she got another breakthrough role by landing a role in the HBO show named “Game of Thrones” for four seasons as Ellaria Sand. The actress also continued to lend her voice in the 2014 video game named “Dragon Age: Inquisition” and also in “Battle for Azeroth” and “World of Warcraft.”

The actress has also established herself in the theatre. She has also started her journey through Shakespeare’s Othello at the National Theatre in London. She has starred in the plays like “Remembrance of Things Past,” “One for the Road, “Ivanov,” “The Skin of Our Teeth,” “The Vertical Hour,” “Man and Superman” and many more. Furthermore, her latest played film is ‘Crisis’ as Madira Brower in 2021.Indira Varma

Who is Indira Varma’s husband?

Indira Varma has tied her knot to Colin Tierney since 1996. The couple has a daughter named Evelyn. Colin David Tierney is also an English actor, popular for his acting role ‘Nowhere Boy’ in 2009. The family resides in Hornsey, North London.

Indira had revealed that she has been tested positive for COVID-19 on March 19, 2020. However, she recovered well.

Has Indira received any awards?

The actress has been associated with the entertainment industry for a long time and has contributed to many films, series, and theatres. She has not been nominated for awards but has won one of them. She had earned a Behind the Voice Actors Awards for “Best Voice Ensemble in a Video Game” from “Dragon Age: Inquisition” in 2015.

What is the net worth of Indira Varma?

Indira is living a luxurious life with her family. She is a famous actress who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. As a professional actress, Indira’s most income comes from her professional acting career and various endorsement deals. Varma currently has an estimated net worth of $5 million approximately in 2021.

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