Mina Anwar
General Information
Gender: Female
Birthday: September 20, 1969
Age: 51
Hometown: Church, Accrington, Lancashire, England
Nationality: English
Other Information
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Height: 5'3
Occupation(s): Actress
Series Information
Character: Trudy Rehmann
First appearance: House of Secrets / House of Attitude / House of the Blackbird / House of Dares / House of Lies
Last appearance: The Touchstone of Ra

Mina Anwar was born on September 20, 1969 in Church, near Accrington, Lancashire, England. She is a British actress. Mina was educated at Accrington Moorhead Sports College, and gained an A level in Theatre in Performance at the Accrington and Rossendale College in 1988 before training at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London.

Mina played Police Constable Maggie Habib in the sitcom The Thin Blue Line which was shown on BBC 2 from 1995 to 1997. Other roles include the recurring part of Dr. Sandra Malik in The Bill in 2003 (a serious police drama), and she played Sister Zita Khan in Doctors and Nurses and Selena Sharp in Scoop

She also performed as the storyteller in Razzledazzle on the CBeebieschannel. She also appeared as Shazza Karib in the Channel 4 drama Shameless, sister of Kash Karib, and new love of Norma Starkey. 

Mina appeared in the second, third, and now fourth, series of The Sarah Jane Adventures, in which she played Gita Chandra, the mother of main character Rani Chandra. She is also in the BBC drama show The Invisibles

She also appeared in Coronation Street as the ex-wife of Dev Halahan, the corner shop owner. She has also made an appearance in No Angels. She has also starred in The Infidel as the woman in the black burqa.

She plays the role of Trudy Rehmann, in House of Anubis.

View the Mina Anwar Gallery.



Year Show Role
1995 99-1 Dr. Resdale
1995 Flight Shikha
1995-1996 The Thin Blue Line W.P.C. Habib / P.C. Habib
1999 Barbra Midwife
1999 The Flint Street Nativity Shamima / Angel
2000 A Christmas Carol Julie
2000 Loose Woman Herself
2000 The Priory Herself
2001 I Love 1980's Herself
2001 I Love 1990's Herself
2001 Night Fever Herself
2002 Casualty Shelley
2002 TV to Go Various
2002 Doctors Maria
2002 Birthday Girl Nina Kapoor
2003 The Bill Dr. Sandra Malik
2004 Doctors and Nurses Sister Zita Khan
2004 Best Friends Miss Mancer
2005 Holby City Fay Michaels
2005 ShakespeaRe-Told Flute
2005-2006 Coronation Street Ravinder Kalirai
2006 The Gil Mayo Mysteries Tina Beaverstock
2006 No Angels Jeena
2008 Shameless Auntie Shaza
2008 Love Soup Antonia
2008 The Invisibles Helen Huthwaite
2008-2011 The Sarah Jane Adventures Gita Chandra
2009-2011 Scoop Selina Sharp
2010 A Passionate Woman Mrs. Patel
2011-2013 House of Anubis Trudy Rehmann
2013 The Wright Way Malika Maha
2014 Remember Me Roshana Salim


Year Movie Role
2000 Maybe Baby Yasmin
2010 The Infidel Muna
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