This weeks Hump Day Hottie was born and raised in England to Indian parents.
Her name means supreme goddess, princess of snakes.
At the age of 7 she suffered a burn scar that was shown in her 2002 breakout roll in “Bend It Like Beckham”.
Played opposite Kiera Knightly as Jesmider Bhamra, a teenage Sikh soccer player who idolizes David Beckham and defies her traditional parents to pursue her dreams of playing soccer.
Has also appeared in “Ella Enchanted”
Joined the cast of the TV show “ER” in 2003 playing Neela Rasgotra. This was the first recurring Indian doctor role on American Television.
She has received the Golden Wave Award and the Bordeaux International Festival of Women in Cinema for “best actress”., the Movieline Young Hollywood Award for “Best Breakthrough Performance”. She was also nominated for a Teen Choice Award and a 2006 Asian Excellence Award.
In 2004 she received the honor of being a torch bearer as the Olympic torch passed through London on it’s way to the games in Athens.
This weeks Hump Day Hottie is ~