TEHMINA SUNNY
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Tehmina Sunny is rapidly making her mark in both film and television. Noticed by Oscar nominated director Roland Joffe, she was selected for his epic adventure ‘The Lovers’ with Josh Hartnett & appeared in Ben Affleck's Oscar winning film ‘Argo’. She shone in her role on 24: Live Another Day & returns as a fierce mercenary, recurring in ‘Training Day’ on CBS. 
Sunny was hand picked to play a futuristic underground gang member in the Oscar nominated project ‘Children of Men’, directed by Alfonso Cuaron working with Clive Owen & Julianne Moore.
On the small screen, she has portrayed a retrospective of characters in Emmy award winning productions including NCIS, CSI, Californication, Heroes, Undercovers, Aaron Sorkins’ The Newsroom, ABC’s Mistresses, Fox’s primetime show, The Following with Kevin Bacon & Vince Gilligan’s show Battle Creek, with Josh Duhamel.
Screen International has named her as their 2014 ‘Star of Tomorrow’. Eastern Eye has classed Tehmina as ‘1 of 12 British Asians making waves’. Anokhi magazine has quoted ‘She continues to grace the screens with her incredible talent’. Vogue Magazine quotes ‘A bright young thing, straddling the world of film with incredible style’.
Born in London, her passion for the arts was developed at an early age. She received a scholarship for playing the violin, Viola and piano. With no previous training she was a finalist for the BBCs cross-country search for acting talent. 
Tehmina put her artistic dreams aside and attended the University of Leeds in England, where she studied Business Information Systems with an emphasis on Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science. This combined with marketing and business studies earned her a Bachelor of Science degree with honors.
Tehmina’s language skills as well as her ability to transition smoothly between British, American, Indian and Middle Eastern accents have given her a wide national appeal, thus allowing her to naturally carve a niche in the entertainment industry.