Biography

Amrita Acharia (also spelled Acharya) is a Norwegian actress of Ukrainian and Nepalese background. Acharia was born in Nepal to a Nepalese father and Ukrainian mother. She grew up in Kathmandu, Ukraine, England and Tromsø. She speaks Ukrainian, Russian and English, in addition to learning Norwegian when she moved to Norway at age thirteen. After finishing high school in Norway, she moved to England at age nineteen to pursue her acting career. Acharia played the role of the Dothraki handmaiden Irri in the first two seasons of Game of Thrones. Her character was written out of the series during the second season, despite surviving far longer in the books upon which the series is based. In 2011, Acharia starred in the one off BBC Christmas show, Lapland.

Amrita Acharia (also spelled Acharya) is a Norwegian actress of Ukrainian and Nepalese background. Acharia was born in Nepal to a Nepalese father and Ukrainian mother. She grew up in Kathmandu, Ukraine, England and Tromsø. She speaks Ukrainian, Russian and English, in addition to learning Norwegian when she moved to Norway at age thirteen. After finishing high school in Norway, she moved to England at age nineteen to pursue her acting career. Acharia played the role of the Dothraki handmaiden Irri in the first two seasons of Game of Thrones. Her character was written out of the series during the second season, despite surviving far longer in the books upon which the series is based. In 2011, Acharia starred in the one off BBC Christmas show, Lapland.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 15

Birthday 1990-12-24

Place of Birth Nepal

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Also Known As

  • Amrita Acaria
  • Amrita Acharya

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Missing Link as Ama Lhamu (voice)
2018 Sameeram as Sameera
2018 Welcome to Curiosity as Zoe
2018 White Chamber
2017 The Good Karma Hospital (6 episodes) as Dr. Ruby Walker
2015 Queen's Mile as Ania
2015 Amar Akbar & Tony as Richa
2015 Acquitted (8 episodes) as Amina Sahir
2014 Camouflage as Amira
2014 Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead as Mary
2013 I Am Yours as Mina
2011 Lapland as Bride
2011 Game of Thrones (13 episodes) as Irri
2011 The Devil's Double as School Girl
1986 Casualty (1 episode) as Neela Sarin

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