British actress who starred as Jess in the soccer comedy Bend It Like Beckham. In 2012, she played a major role in the TV drama Alcatraz and in 2013, she began playing Agent Meera Malik on the series The Blacklist.
She had several roles in various theatre productions in her hometown of London.
She played the role of Dr. Neela Rasgotra in the TV drama ER from 2003 to 2009.
She was married to photographer James Stenson from 2009 until 2013, and they had a son named Kai together.
She appeared in Bend it Like Beckham opposite Keira Knightley.