Charithra Chandran: 9 facts about the Bridgerton actor you should know
Find out about Charithra Chandran's age, height and previous roles here.
1. Who is Charithra Chandran? Get to know Bridgerton’s Edwina Sharma here
Charithra Chandran joined the cast of Bridgerton season 2 and she immediately became a fan favourite. The newcomer gained a whole new legion of fans thanks to her role in the show, and her upcoming projects will likely have the same effect. But where have we seen her before? Find out more about Charithra right here. [Alamy]
2. How old is Charithra Chandran?
Charithra Chandran is 26 years old. Her birthday is on January 17th and she was born in 1997. And, if you’re wondering, about her star sign, that makes her a Capricorn. [via Instagram]
3. How tall is Charithra Chandran?
According to her talent agency profile, Charithra Chandran is 5ft 3 inches tall. She stands a quite a bit shorter than her on-screen sister Simone Ashley. [Alamy]
4. Where is Charithra Chandran from?
Charithra Chandran was born in Scotland to Indian parents. She later briefly moved to India when she was a child, and then returned to the UK to attend boarding school in Oxford. Like her on-screen Bridgerton sister Simone Ashley, Charithra is also Tamil. [via Instagram[
5. Charithra Chandran graduated from Oxford
Charithra Chandran is not only a talented actress, she’s also a graduate of University of Oxford. Charithra graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, politics and economics in 2019. During her time at university, Charithra also appeared in a number of stage productions. And two years after graduating, she landed the role of Edwina Sharma in Bridgerton season 2! [via Instagram]
6. Charithra Chandran plays Edwina Sharma in Bridgerton season 2
Charithra Chandran plays the role of Edwina Sharma in Bridgerton season 2. Edwina is Kate Sharma’s younger sister who arrives in London alongside their mother Lady Mary in order to find a wealthy, titled husband. Edwina ends up engaged to Anthony Bridgerton, but their wedding is called off when she realises he's in love with her sister Kate. Drama! Sadly, Charithra is not returning season 3. [Netflix]
7. Who did Charithra Chandran play in Alex Rider?
Charithra Chandran’s very first major on-screen role was as Sabina Pleasance in the Alex Rider TV series, alongside Otto Farrant and Vicky McClure. She appeared in seven episodes of the show, landing the role shortly after graduating from Oxford. [Alamy]
8. What movies and TV shows has Charithra Chandran been in?
Prior to starring in Bridgerton season 2, Charithra Chandran was best known for playing Sabina Pleasance in the Alex Rider TV series. She then went on to appear in Class S as Cherry before bringing Edwina Sharma to life. She also voices Anni in Disney+'s Star Wars: Visions. Bridgerton is Charithra’s biggest role to date. Her next role will be in the Prime Video movie 'How to Date Billy Walsh'. [via Instagram]
9. Is Charithra Chandran on Instagram?
Yes, Charithra Chandran is on Instagram and you can follow her at @charithra17. On her grid, you’ll find gorgeous photos from all her looks from the Bridgerton season 2 press tour, snaps from her personal live and much more. As of March 2022, Charithra has 42,000 followers but as soon as Bridgerton season 2 is released, that number will no doubt skyrocket. [via Instagram]