Indian actress Ayesha Dharkar in ‘Coronation Street’

August 22nd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian actress Ayesha Dharkar has been asked to join the hit TV show “Coronation Street” after it faced criticism for being “too white”.According to, a study by equality chief Trevor Phillips slammed soaps for showing only black and Asian stereotypes. The 31-year-old Dharkar, who starred in “Star Wars Episode II”, will appear on the show from October playing Tara Mandal.

A insider working on the show said: “We really want Ayesha to become a favourite with viewers.”

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