Nina Wadia

Former Eastenders Actress & Star Of Stage & Screen

Nina Wadia is an Indian-born British actress, best known for playing Zainab Masood in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Nina first came to prominence in BBC sketch show Goodness Gracious Me, playing characters such as Mrs “I can make it at home for nothing!” and one half of The Competitive Mothers. She took over from her Goodness Gracious Me co-star, Meera Syal, in the role of Rupinder in the sitcom All About Me alongside Jasper Carrott and Natalia Kills. In 2007, Nina was cast as Zainab Masood in the long-running EastEnders. Her last appearance as Zainab in EastEnders was on 8 February 2013.

An established actress, Nina has made appearances in a number of sitcoms and dramas including The Vicar of Dibley, Holby City and Doctors to name just three. She also appeared in the hugely successful film Bend it Like Beckham and had a role in Doctor Who in the episode The Eleventh Hour.

During her time in Eastenders, Nina won the British Soap Award for Best Comedy Performance in 2009 and also took home the gong at the same ceremony for her fantastic relationship with co-star Nitin Ganatra. Nina is available to book for speaking engagements and also makes for a great event host due to her bubbly personality and confident approach.

To book Nina Wadia to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.