Sitcom set in Birmingham, following the trials and tribulations of larger-than-life self-appointed Muslim community leader Mr Khan and his long suffering family.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Citizen Khan - Shobu Kapoor - Netflix
Shobu Kapoor (born 28 May 1961) is a British actress of Indian descent.
Citizen Khan - Life and career - Netflix
She is most notable for playing the role of Gita Kapoor, the long-suffering wife of market-trader Sanjay (Deepak Verma), in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 1993 to 1998. Since leaving EastEnders, Kapoor has appeared in the 2002 film Bend It Like Beckham and the TV series The Bill (2004), Chicken Tikka Masala (2005), Casualty (2005) and Doctors (2000, 2001, 2006, 2008 and 2016). In 2006, she appeared in the BBC drama Banglatown Banquet and the Irish RTÉ soap Fair City (as Talayeh Kirmani). In 2007, she played the minor role of Umi in the Channel 4 drama Shameless. In 2008, she appeared in “Journey's End”, the series four finale of Doctor Who. Other film roles include Taj's mother in Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj (2006) and Mrs Khan in Mischief Night (2006). She portrayed the mother of Meredith Kercher in the TV film Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011). Kapoor is currently playing the roles of Shazia Malik in the BBC Asian Network radio soap Silver Street and Razia Khan in the BBC sitcom Citizen Khan. In 2015, she makes a guest appearance in CBBC show Hank Zipzer. In 2015, Kapoor was announced as part of the cast of Anthony Horowitz's play Dinner with Saddam on the West End.