Nimmi Harasgama was a member of the National Youth Theatre and went on to get a BA in Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths College London University. She has also trained at Groundlings Improv School in LA as well as Lesly Kahn and Co Drama School in LA.
She currently plays series regular Nurse Mari in The Good Karma Hospital. She can also been seen on Netflix in Requiem as Detective Alice Brenton.
Nimmi is also a writer and recently had a commissioned rehearsed reading by Sky of her TV series Brown Girl Panic, where she played the lead.
She’s most recently been seen in Oscar nominated director Deepa Mehta’s Funny Boy, where she played the female lead. The film will debut on Netflix in the U.S., U.K., New Zealand and Australia on Dec. 10.
Nimmi has been nominated or an NTA Award for Drama Performance for her portrayal of Mari Rodriguez in The Good Karma Hospital.