It is not the first time when religion was mocked comically but BBC sitcom on Muslim community leader, Citizen Khan was eye-catching one. It was insulted with various complaints like insulting Muslims parents and stereotyping the Asians. Maya Sondhi, as one of the cast, was also part of the controversy. Famous for her daring and contrast roles, she has her success story written on television shows.
Famous Controversial Show!
Maya geared up her career with BBC’s sitcom ‘Citizen Khan’ in 2012. The show attracted 3.6 million viewers also with many more controversies. She later appeared in season 2 of the same series in the year 2013.
The show was accused of insulting Muslims especially in the scene where a Muslim girl ran to wear a hijab and pretended to be reading the Koran when her father entered.
Career as a Screenwriter:
Maya hasn’t limited herself only to acting but also serves as a writer, radio producer. As a radio producer, she has ‘Professor Branestawm’ and ‘Professor Branestawm Returns’ on her list.
She widened her scope of work as a writer also when she went to write the section for the series ‘Mount Pleasant.' She had screenwriting works for ‘The Kumars,' ‘Eastenders’ and ‘The Break.'
She is best known for her roles as PC Maneet Bindra in an award-winning BBC drama ‘Line of Duty’ and Shazia Khan in BBC 1 sitcom ‘Citizen Khan.'
She plays a fiery and independent eldest daughter, Shazia of the Muslim leader in the show ‘Citizen Khan’ while she plays as police constable, Maneet Bindra in the show ‘Line of Duty.'
How much is Maya’s Net Worth?
She has her famous roles on several TV shows; however, her finances are in the blind spot of the public. Her salary and net worth is still a matter of mystery for the media.
Is Maya Dating Someone in Secret?
As far as the secrecy of private information goes, Maya seems to be the master of it. Her secrecy runs to such extent that she still has no info leaked on her dating affair. Who knows she might be keeping a secret boyfriend hidden from media’s limelight all along?
However, without any prior knowledge of her romantic life, it is hard to question her relationship and whether she is married or not.
The British-Asian TV actress celebrates her birthday on May 3 and was born in Birmingham, United Kingdom. For a well-known actress, she has a good height suitable for her body. She belongs to Asian- American ethnicity. Detailed information about her parents hasn’t made to the media, but she often mentions them in her tweets.