Category: Afghanistan

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Afghan actress Annet Mahendru (2 Images)

Born in Kabul, Annet Mahendru is an Afghan actress. Remember, this blog categorizes celebrities based on country of birth.

Annet Mahendru starred in the FX drama series The Americans. She traveled between St Petersburg and Frankfurt throughout her childhood before relocating to East Meadow, New York, at age 13. Her acting career started in 2006 when she appeared in an episode of Love Monkey. She landed the title role in the film Sally Pacholok (2015) that premiered at the DC Independent Film Festival. Also, she stars in minor television movies and roles. Lastly, she plays many roles in short films.

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Afghan actress Azita Ghanizada

Afghan actress Azita Ghanizada

Born in Kabul, Azita Ghanizada is an Afghan actress.

Azita Ghanizada started acting in 2004. Her multi-ethnicity enabled her to star in Indian, Arabic, Iranian, Mediterranean, and American roles. Most noteworthy, she landed the lead role in the Syfy channel series Alphas. Furthermore, she had a main role in General Hospital: Night Shift (2008). In addition, her more recent film and television work includes Killroy Was Here (2017) and Ellen More or Less (2015). Azita founded the MENA Arts Advocacy Coalition (MAAC), where she lobbies for Middle Eastern North African (MENA) performers. Lastly, she continues to speak on issues of gender and equality across her social media platforms.