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|Birthday:||September 20, 1969|
|Hometown:||Church, Accrington, Lancashire, England|
|First appearance:||House of Secrets / House of Attitude / House of the Blackbird / House of Dares / House of Lies|
|Last appearance:||The Touchstone of Ra|
Mina Anwar was born on September 20, 1969 (age 44) in Church, near Accrington, Lancashire, England. She is a British actress. Mina was educated at Accrington Moorhead Sports College, and gained an A level in Theatre in Performance at the Accrington and Rossendale College in 1988 before training at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London.
Mina played Police Constable Maggie Habib in the sitcom The Thin Blue Line which was shown on BBC 2 from 1995 to 1997. Other roles include the recurring part of Dr. Sandra Malik in The Bill in 2003 (a serious police drama), and she played Sister Zita Khan in Doctors and Nurses and Selena Sharp in Scoop.
She also performed as the storyteller in Razzledazzle on the CBeebieschannel. She also appeared as Shazza Karib in the Channel 4 drama Shameless, sister of Kash Karib, and new love of Norma Starkey.
Mina appeared in the second, third, and now fourth, series of The Sarah Jane Adventures, in which she played Gita Chandra, the mother of main character Rani Chandra. She is also in the BBC drama show The Invisibles.
She also appeared in Coronation Street as the ex-wife of Dev Halahan, the corner shop owner. She has also made an appearance in No Angels. She has also starred in The Infidel as the woman in the black burqa.
View the Mina Anwar Gallery.
|1995-1996||The Thin Blue Line||W.P.C. Habib / P.C. Habib|
|1999||The Flint Street Nativity||Shamima / Angel|
|2000||A Christmas Carol||Julie|
|2001||I Love 1980's||Herself|
|2001||I Love 1990's||Herself|
|2002||TV to Go||Various|
|2002||Birthday Girl||Nina Kapoor|
|2003||The Bill||Dr. Sandra Malik|
|2004||Doctors and Nurses||Sister Zita Khan|
|2004||Best Friends||Miss Mancer|
|2005||Holby City||Fay Michaels|
|2005-2006||Coronation Street||Ravinder Kalirai|
|2006||The Gil Mayo Mysteries||Tina Beaverstock|
|2008||The Invisibles||Helen Huthwaite|
|2008-2011||The Sarah Jane Adventures||Gita Chandra|
|2010||A Passionate Woman||Mrs. Patel|
|2011-2013||House of Anubis||Trudy Rehmann|
|2013||The Wright Way||Malika Maha|
|2014||Remember Me||Roshana Salim|