JIMI MISTRY (Ramu) has emerged as one of Britain's most compelling young acting talents. Soon after leaving
drama school, e got his first break as the rebellious son Tariq in the successful stage play
East is East at The Royal Court Theatre. After a short run as Dr. Fred Fonseca in the popular U.K. drama
EastEnders, he reprised the role of Tariq in FilmFour's British Academy Award-winning screen version of
East is East with Om Puri. This premiered at Cannes to huge critical acclaim and was distributed worldwide.
Mistry went on to play an incompetent petty thief in David Kane's romantic salsa comedy
Born Romantic opposite Catherine McCormack; and then a sadistic torturer in
My Kingdom co-staring Richard Harris, a modern-day take on King Lear set in Liverpool. Mistry was filming Ismail Merchant's adaptation of VS Naipaul's
The Mystic Masseur in Trinidad when he first met Daisy von Scherler Mayer to discuss the role of Ramu in
He will next be seen in Ella Enchanted opposite Minnie Driver and Anne Hathaway.
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