The phenomenal TV series “Game of Thrones” has enthralled many viewers and gained popularity all over the world. If you are also one of the fans of this series, then you must have some idea about Amrita Acharia. Though the actress was present in only first two seasons of Game of Thrones series, she has been able to impress the audiences with her acting skills.
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Amrita Acharia was born in Nepal
Amrita Achariya (Acharya) is a Nepalese-descent actress who is best known for her performance in Game of Thrones series. She is a daughter of Nepalese father and Ukranian mother. Her birthplace is Kathmandu, Nepal. The daughter of Nepalese doctor and Ukranian architect spent the first years of her life in Kathmandu. When she was of six years, her family moved to England. She moved to Norway when she was 13 and finished her schooling there. She spent her formative teenage period in Norway. After finishing her high school in Norway, she again moved to England to pursue her acting career. In England, she learnt acting in Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in London. As Amrita grew up in Nepal, Ukraine, England and Norway, she is a fluent speaker of Nepali, Ukranian, Russian, English and Norwegian. This multi-linguistic actress is not only beautiful but witty and talented as well.
Amrita Acharia success story
Amrita Acharia appeared in various British televisions series such as Doctors and Casualty before she was signed into the role of Irri in Game of Thrones. Just as she finished her training in Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, she got her hands on the “Game of Thrones” series and she was real excited for the role. In the series, Amrita played the role of “Irri”, a Dothraki woman who is given to Daenarys (Mother of Dragon/ Khaleesi) as a handmaiden along with Jhiqui and Doreah so that the Khaleesi could be taught Dothraki language and customs. She appeared in 13 episodes of 2 seasons: Season I and II. She had to learn Dothraki language for her role in the series and she did a great job with it. Her role was greatly admired by the viewers and though her character dies in the second season, she left an impressive mark on the series and in the heart of the audiences.
Amrita Acharia career
Apart from Game of Thrones, Amrita has played in a number of feature films, short films and TV series. Some of her works include Game of Thrones (2011-2012), I am Yours (2013), Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead (2014), The Good Karma Hospital (2017), Camouflage, Amar Akbar and Tony, Welcome to Curiosity, Genesis, etc.
Amrita Acharia on Norway Movie
The Norweigean movie “I am Yours” accorded Amrita a considerable success. The movie was able to be nominated in Oscars and the performance of Amrita in this movie was highly praised too. Recently, Amrita has worked in the medical drama series “The Good Karma Hospital” which is a story about a disillusioned doctor “Ruby Walker” who goes to South India hoping to start anew her life.
Amrita Acharia social work
In a few years of career, Amrita has always given her best shot and thus has been loved by the people. The actress loves to go to new places as she has been always doing so since her childhood and she seems to have found her niche in the acting field. Apart from being an excellent actress, she is also an amazing and kind person. She took part in the London Marathons to raise funds to build a school ravaged by the earthquake of 2015 in Nepal. Although she has traveled to many places, she holds a special place for Kathmandu in her heart as it was where she spent earliest ages of her life.