Amrit Maghera (born April 16, 1983) is a model and actress known for being the brand ambassador for the cosmetic company Lakme. She has appeared on various covers of internally re-own publications such as GQ, Vogue, and Maxim. She appeared as Neeta Kaur in Hollyoaks since October 2015 till November 2017 when she was killed-off.

Early LifeEdit

Amrit is of mixed parentage, Amrit is of Indian, English and Scottish origin. She did BA (1st) in Performing Arts from Winchester University in Hampshire, England and a diploma in acting from The John Barry Acting Studio in Mumbai. Her father is a businessman in UK and mother, a (retired) teacher.

Family LifeEdit

She was born in England to a businessman father and a stay-at-home mother. She is of Indian, English, and Scottish origin.

Before FameEdit

She attended Winchester University in Hampshire, England, graduating with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Performing Arts. She then attended The John Barry Acting School in Mumbai, India, and received a diploma in acting.


Her first prominent film role came in the 2014 Indian dance film Mad About Dance. She showcased her skill in dance, singing, and acting. In 2015, the film Angry Indian Goddesses premiered, with her portraying a lead character, 'Jo' Joanna.

Associated WithEdit

She began her career dancing for Kanye West's touring show.

Filmography Prior to Hollyoaks Debut Edit

Title of Film/Programme Role Year
Someday... Aashira Qureshi 2013
M.A.D: Mad About Dance Aashira 2014
Goreyan Nu Daffa Karo Alisha 2014
Amar Akbar & Tony Tall Sexy Girl 2015
Angry Indian Goddesses 'Jo' Joanna 2015
Hollyoaks Neeta Kaur 2015-2017
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