Sudha is an acclaimed actor/playwright/founder of Bhuchar Boulevard. As co-founder of Tamasha, with Kristine Landon-Smith, their landmark work includes A Fine Balance &the award-winning musical Fourteen Songs Two Weddings and a Funeral. Other plays include Child of the Divide (Time out No1 show for families 2006/ Winner Asian media awards 2018), My Name is…. (also adapted for Radio 4) & The House of Bilquis Bibi (Lorca’s The House of Bernada Alba transposed to Pakistan). Recent commissions: Final Farewell (Tara Theatre) Touchstone Tales (RevolutonArts/Wellcome Collection) & French like Faiza (Radio3 cowritten with Ilana Navaro). Sudha has written and appears in her one woman show, Evening Conversations.
Acting credits include Khandan (Royal court /Birmingham Rep), The Village (Theatre Royal Stratford East) and Lions and Tigers (Globe Theatre). TV includes: Coronation street (Itv), Stella (Sky tv) & Rules of the Game (BBC). Film: Riz Ahmed and Bassam Tariq’s Mogul Mowgli, Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns, Ben Wheatley’s Happy New Year Colin Burstead and Oscar-winning director, Orlando von Einsiedel’s, Into Dust (currently on Amazon Prime, Waterbear and Your tube-real stories)
Sudha was a finalist as Best Actress for BBC Radio 4’s Audio drama awards (2019) for My Son the Doctor (co- written with Saleyha Ahsan) and was awarded Tongues on Fire’s Flame Award (2018) & Eastern Eye’s ACTA award (2019) for her significant contribution to the Arts.
As dramaturg, Sudha most recently worked with Nyla Levy on Does my bomb look big in this (Tamasha), Tuyen Do on Summer rolls (Van Thanh Productions) and Dorcas Seb on Buttercup (20 Stories High).