Parminder Nagra stars as Neela Rasgotra, a British-Indian surgical intern who arrives in Chicago after finishing her undergraduate degree in biophysics and molecular biology at Yale.
This year marks her fourth season on the show and the 14th season for the show overall.
Nagra became a professional actress at the age of seventeen. Since that time, she has built an extensive list of credits in feature films, theater and television.
Nagra made her feature film debut starring as Jess in the critically acclaimed film "Bend It Like Beckham," which garnered worldwide attention. She also starred in the U.K.'s Channel 4 film version of "Twelfth Night" as Viola, opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor. Additionally, Nagra was seen in Miramax Film's feature "Ella Enchanted" and she starred in the two-part drama "Second Generation" on the U.K.'s Channel 4.
Nagra was honored at the 2004 Young Hollywood Awards with the "Breakthrough Actress Award" on behalf of "Bend It Like Beckham" and for her role on "ER."
She currently resides in Los Angeles. Her birthday is October 5.