Bridgerton season two is now available to stream on Netflix and there’s a new family in town with Edwina Sharma as the young girl who caught Anthony Bridgerton’s attention.
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Bridgerton Season Two is finally on Netflix and fans are thrilled.
The second season of the historical drama features a brand new family and more romance.
Bridgerton based on the novel by Julia Quinn is set in the competitive world of Regency era London during the season, when newcomers are presented in court.
Season one was released on Christmas Day 2020 and quickly became the most watched show on Netflix of all time.
Since being overtaken by the Korean series Squid Game, that doesn’t mean fans aren’t eagerly awaiting season two.
Back in April of last year, it was announced that Charithra Chandran had been cast as Edwina Sharma for the second season.
She plays the younger sister of Simone Ashley’s Kate Sharma, and is set to cause quite a stir among the newcomers.
But who is Charithra Chandran? And where have you seen her before?
What else did Charithra Chandran play before Bridgerton?
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Charithra is a 25-year-old actress and relatively new to the industry, but has now landed a role on one of the biggest shows.
Before filming for Bridgerton, Charithra landed a starring role on the spy horror show Alex Rider as Sabina Pleasance in the second season.
She also acted in a short film called The Talents as Bekkie, and also played Cherry in Class S.
It can be said that Bridgerton is her breakout role and will definitely lead her to great success.
Who does Charithra Chandran play in Bridgerton season 2?
Charithra plays Edwina Sharma in the brand new season of Bridgerton.
The second season of the hit Netflix show introduces a new family, the Sharmas, to London from India.
This marks a departure from the books on which the series is based, of which they are the Sheffields.
Edwina is the young woman who immediately catches the attention of Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey), while Sex Education actress Simone Ashley plays sister Kate, who is booked for the match.
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Charithra recently said that she was “very proud” to represent the 50,000 South Asians living in the UK at the time the historical drama premiered.
She told the PA news agency: “We have to remember that actually, in 1814, which is when the second season was set, there were 50,000 South Asians in this country, so here we were and all We are not members of the ton, of course, but we are already in the country.
“Clearly Bridgerton is in a fantasy world, and it’s just a carnival of joy and we’re not talking about Britain’s difficult past with India, but we are in essence. very linked, two countries.
“I think it’s really great that you’re not only representing the 50,000 South Asians who were there in 1814, but you’re representing the bond that these two countries have and you’re representing all of them now. South Asians in the UK, making sure they can feel seen, that they matter in this country and Simone and I are very proud to do that,” she added.
Where was Charithra Chandran born and what languages does she speak?
Charithra was born in Scotland and is the daughter of medical professionals. She moved around while growing up, first coming to India at the age of two.
Upon her return to the UK, Charithra attended boarding school between the ages of 6 and 11 before settling with her family in Oxford during her teenage years.
She completed her sixth degree at Oxford High School and then went on to graduate with a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from New College, Oxford in 2019.
Charithra acted in a number of plays during college and joined the National Youth Theatre.
She worked part-time for the New Policy Institute after taking a short one-year break, during which she acted in television as a hobby before deciding to turn it into her career.
In addition to acting, the Bridgerton star enjoys dancing and playing Badminton, and she is fluent in three languages - English, French and Tamil.
Bridgerton Season 2 is available to watch on Netflix now.
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