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"I feel like this is a really exciting time to sort of change the landscape of the way women are perceived. And it's really exciting to have a female director leading this and trusting that […] we will be represented in the right way, because [Deborah Chow is] on it."
―Varma on her role in Star Wars[2]

Indira Varma is an actress who appears in Obi-Wan Kenobi as a double agent Imperial officer named Tala Durith who helps Obi-Wan and Leia Organa escape the Empire.[1] She is known for playing Ellaria Sand in the fantasy drama series Game of Thrones (where she acts opposite fellow Star Wars actors Pedro Pascal, Jessica Henwick, Keisha Castle-Hughes and Alexander Siddig, with Varma playing Pascal's paramour) and for starring as DS Nina Suresh in the British crime drama series Paranoid, and as Piety Breakspear in the neo-noir fantasy series Carnival Row.

On the HBO show Rome, Varma played the character Niobe, who was used as the namesake of the Star Wars character Niobi.[3]

Filmography[]

Year Title Series Contribution(s)
2022 "Part III" Obi-Wan Kenobi Tala Durith
2022 "Part IV" Obi-Wan Kenobi Tala Durith
2022 "Part V" Obi-Wan Kenobi Tala Durith

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