Jamila Massey

Jamila Massey

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jamila Massey is an Indian actress and writer. Massey has had a long career on UK television and radio. She is possibly best known for playing Auntie Satya in the long running radio soap The Archers, Jamila Ranjha in Mind Your Language, and her role as Neelam Kapoor in EastEnders. Massey came to the United Kingdom with her parents in 1946 at the age of 12. Her father fought in the Second World War, but remained in the UK and became a producer for the BBC. As a child Massey acted for the BBC in radio children's programmes. She attended King's College London and graduated in Latin, Urdu and English. She had aspirations to train as an actress; however, her mother frowned upon such a career. Massey's mother refused to allow her to attend drama school after the death of her father, so she was forced to use subterfuge to fulfil her acting ambitionsshow more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134975346
  • 9786134975346