Game of Thrones is undoubtedly one of the most popular TV series aired exclusively on HBO from the past few years. While we go through the GOT’s cast members like Finn Jones, Will Tudor, Melanie Liburd, Sophie Turner, Jerome Flynn, Conleth Hill and Nathalie Emmanuel, we came across the less talked member, Indira Varma, who portrays the character of Ellaria Sand, the paramour of Prince Oberyn Martell.
Today, let’s have a look on her personal life including her married life and let’s find out why her parents did not approve her career in the beginning.
Indira Varma’s Married life
Ellaria Sand, the gorgeous and sexy lover of Oberyn Martell, played by Indira Varma is a married woman in real life. She has been living a blissful married life with her partner Colin Tierney.
Although they have not revealed the exact date of their marriage, they are believed to be married for a long time. Colin is also an actor by profession, who is best known for his work in The Walk (2005), Nowhere Boy (2009), and Splintered (2010).
Indira, the mother of four daughters of Oberyn Martell on GOT, is a proud mother of a daughter off the screen. Indira and her husband Colin have a daughter named Evelyn born in the year 2007.
The pair has been keeping their personal life away from their profession as they provide no information about their life beyond the screen.
Indira’s Parents didn’t approve her Career?
The British actress Indira Varma, who began her acting journey with Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, was born to an Indian father and a Swiss mother as their only child.
In an interview with Telegraph in January 2008, Indira revealed that her immigrant parents met each other at art school in London. She even said that her parents were usually mistaken for her grandparent who “was awful.”
In the same interview, she revealed that she developed her interest to become a mime artist. She explained-
"My parents were like, 'You're never going to make any money from that.' You have to go to drama school before you go to mime school, apparently. So I went to Rada."
Today, Indira has already marked her place in the film industry as one of the prominent actresses!
A Wiki-like Bio of Indira Varma:
Indira Varma was born on 27 September 1973, in Bath, Somerset, UK. She learned acting from the Musical Youth Theatre Company and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
Indira has been active in the film industry since 1996 and has appeared in some movies and television series. However, forty-three-years-old actress Indira Varma gained success and popularity after appearing in the Game of Thrones as Ellaria Sand.
Caption: Indira Varma’s interview at the Game of Thrones Season 4 premiere in 2014.
Indira, who stands tall at the height of five feet seven inches, is also popular for appearing in the television series like The Canterbury Tales (2003), Rome, Luther (2010), Human Target (2010-2011), and Paranoid (2016).
Indira is also receiving a well-figured salary from her profession, which helps to contribute in her net worth, which currently dwells around early millions.
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