Georgina Naidu

Georgina Naidu

Georgina Naidu is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts.

Georgina is best remembered for her role as Phrani Gupta on the much loved ABC TV series Seachange. Her most recent work includes Harrow (Series 3), Clickbait, Kitty Flanagan’s ABC series Fisk, Network Ten Series Playing for Keeps and How to Stay Married. She has appeared as a guest on numerous television series which include Rosehaven (Series 2), Newton’s Law, Offspring, At Home with Julia, Please Like Me (Series 4), Wentworth (Series 4), The Beautiful Lie, Winners & Losers, Mr & Mrs Murder, Time of Our Lives, City Homicide, Satisfaction, MDA, Blue Heelers, Something in the Air, and Stingers.

Her film credits include Ali’s Wedding, Vessel, The Boys Are Back in Town, Playing for Charlie, Mall Boy, Dead Letter Office and Road to Nhill.

Georgina has worked extensively in theatre not only as an actor but also as a writer. In 2005 Georgina’s play Yellowfeather, which she wrote and performed in, had its world premiere at the Sydney Opera House before touring nationally and internationally. Selected theatre credits include Dance Nation, Minnie & Liraz, Ganesh Versus the Third Reich, Attract Repel, Fearless N, The Habib Show, Macbeth, Run Rabbit Run, and The Book Keeper.

Georgina Naidu

Television

SPREADSHEET
Role: Mrs Allen. Dir: Darren Ashton, Northern Pictures
FISK
Role: Alice Pike. Dir: Kitty Flanagan & Tom Peterson, Porchlight Films
HARROW Series 3
Role: Alison Chen. Dir: Catherine Millar, Hoodlum
CLICKBAIT
Role: Prisha. Dir: Brad Anderson & Emma Freeman, Matchbox Productions
SEACHANGE
Role: Phrani Gupta. Dir: Wayne Blair, Everycloud Prod.
PLAYING FOR KEEPS
Role: Toni. Dir: Sian Davis, Screentime
HOW TO STAY MARRIED
Role: Principal Vencat. Dir: Natalie Bailey, Princess Pictures
ROSEHAVEN Series 2 & 4
Role: Jocelyn. Dir: Jonathan Brough & Shaun Wilson, Guesswork Television
NEWTON’S LAW
Role: Helena Chatterjee. Dir: Jennifer Leacey, Every Cloud Productions
PLEASE LIKE ME Series 4
Role: Nurse. Dir: Matt Saville, Please Like Me Series 4 Pty Ltd
OFFSPRING Series 6
Role: Linda Mason. Dir: Peter Templeman, Shine Productions
WENTWORTH Series 4
Role: Dr Chappell. Dir: Steve Jodrell, Freemantle Media Pty Ltd
THE BEAUTIFUL LIE
Role: Joni. Dir: Glendyn Ivin, Endemol Aust Productions
WINNERS & LOSERS
Role: Dr Naveena Malik. Dir: Pauline Walker, Seven Networks (Ops) Ltd
MR & MRS MURDER
Role: Janine. Freemantle Media Australia
TIME OF OUR LIVES
Role: Marla. Time Productions No.1 Pty Ltd
AT HOME WITH JULIA
Role: Georgina. Quail Television Pty Ltd
CITY HOMICIDE Series 4
Role: Nazia Durrani. Seven Network Pty Ltd
SATISFACTION Series 3
Role: Angela. Satisfaction Productions
DIRT GAME
Role: Doctor. Dir: Brendan Maher & Grant Brown, Dirt Game Production
CITY HOMICIDE (Pilot)
Role: Shirley Symonds. Dir: Emma Freeman, Seven Network Pty Ltd
TRIPPING OVER
Role: Doctor Ngabo. Dir: Ian Watson, Corner Store Films Pty Ltd
BLUE HEELERS
Role: Rosalie Parker. Dir: Peter Sharp, Southern Star Prods. No.7 Pty Ltd
MDA
Role: Siobhan Ray. Screentime & ABC
GUINEVERE JONES
Role: Marion Haynes. Crawford Productions
STINGERS
Role: Doctor Baragnawath. Stingers 5 Pty Ltd
SOMETHING IN THE AIR
Role: Ms Gibbs. Something In The Air Pty Ltd
25TH ANNUAL PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS (1999)
Role: Presenter
SEACHANGE III
Role: Phrani Gupta. Artist Services
BLUE HEALERS
Role: Bronwyn Slater. West Street Productions
SEACHANGE II
Role: Phrani Gupta. Artist Services
SEACHANGE
Role: Phrani Gupta. Artist Services
GP
Role: Henrietta. RCC & ABC
LIFT OFF
Role: Gina. ACTF
THE GIFT
Role: Family Friend. ACTF & Illumination Films

Film

ALI’S WEDDING
Role: University Lecturer. Dir: Jeffrey Walker
VESSEL
Role: Devon. Dir: Adam Ciancio
THE BOYS ARE BACK
Role: Paula. Dir: Scott Hicks
PLAYING FOR CHARLIE
Role: Lynne. Dir: Pene Patrick
MOMMY’S BOY (Short)
Role: Shantini. Syde Albar
CRIMES OF THE HEART
Role: Mother. Illusive Entertainment
TACKLE
Role: Susan. Dir: Beth Armstrong
CHEEK TO CHEEK
Role: Catherine. Dir: Beth Armstrong
RETURN TRIP
Role: Ticket Inspector. Dir: Phillip Donnelan
MALL BOY
Role: Helen. Dir: Vincent Giarusso, Twenty 20 Pty Ltd
DEAD LETTER OFFICE
Role: Mary. Dir: John Ruane
ROAD TO NHILL
Role: Doctor Ewig. Dir: Susan Brookes
INTERLUDE
Role: Rose. Dir: Aneszka Novak
GOD I MISSED YOU BABY
Role: Leena. Dir: Bronwun Smith
BABCIA BABCIA
Role: Ms Macetti. Dir: Aneszka Novak
THE GOLDEN BRAID
Role: Diner. Dir: Paul Cox

Stage

FEATHER IN THE WEB
Role: Various. Dir: Declan Greene, Red Stitch
DANCE NATION
Role: Connie. Dir: Maude Davey, Red Stitch
MINNIE & LIRAZ
Role: Norma. Dir: Anne Louise Sarks, Melbourne Theatre Company
GANESH VERSUS THE THIRD REICH
Role: Pavarti. Dir: Bruce Gladwin, Back to Back Theatre
YET TO ASCERTAIN THE NATURE OF THE CRIME
Role: Co-Devisor. Dir: Gorkem Acaroglu, Melbourne Workers Theatre
A NARROW TIME FOR ANGELS
Role: Bliss. Dir: Lucy Freeman, The Store Room
ATTRACT REPEL
Role: Georgina Naidu. Dir: Ming Zhu Hii, The Store Room
FEARLESS N
Role: M Director. Dir: Carlos Gomes, Theatre Kantanka Inc
ROULETTE
Role: Tara. Dir: Greg Ulfan
THE HABIB SHOW
Role: Maha Habib. Dir: Gorkem Acaroglu, Auspicious Arts Projects
YELLOWFEATHER
Role: Yellowfeather. Hong Kong Fringe Festival ‘06
YELLOWFEATHER
Role: Yellowfeather. Theatre 4A Inc, SOH Studio
THE PURFUMED GAREN
Elephanta Theatre Company
MACBETH
Role: Second Witch/Lady McDuff. Dir: Fiona Blair, Theatreworks
THE SAINTS PLAY – Multicultural Workshop 1 & 2
Role: Various. Dir: Kate Cherry, Melbourne Theatre Company
RUN RABBIT RUN
Role: Various. Belvoir St Theatre
THE BOOK KEEPER
Role: Various. Sidetrack, Carnivale ‘03
TITANIA’S BOY
Role: Various. Riverina Theatre Company
DAPHNE MASSACRES
Role: Various. Parramatta Riverside Theatre
ALKESTIS
Role: Vaious. Sidetrack Performance Group
CITIZEN X
Role: Nurse/Various. Sidetrack Performance Group
THE BOOK KEEPER
Role: Various. Sidetrack Performance Group
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Role: Titania. Dir: Charles Parkerson, Hothouse Theatre
THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES
Role: Lead. Athenaeum Theatre
ONE PLUS ONE
Role: Various. Dir: Malthouse Theatre
COSMIC GENIE (Script Workshop)
Role: Ayah. Dir: Playbox Theatre
MR IONESCO & THE BALD RHINOCEROS
Role: Co-Lead. Dir: Adelaide Fringe Festival
THREE WEIRD SISTERS
Role: Sister. Dir: Artrage Festival – Perth
DANGEROUS LE ASIANS
Role: Various. Dir: Asian Thtre Fest, Belvoir St
THTR YERMA
Role: Jaun’s Sister. Dir: Koel Productions
MERRY XMAS PAULINE HANSON
Club Cockroach
SECOND WITCH & LADY MCDUFF
Role: Lead. Melbourne Fringe Festival
LEARNING TO WALTZ WITH – TIGERS AND DRAGONS
New Orientations – 95’, Asian Thtre Fest, Belvoir St, Sydney Fringe Festival and Bondi Pavilion
SEEKING OUT ANGELS
Role: Lead. Open House, Belvoir St Theatre
THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT
Role: Pussy Cat. Princeless Productions
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Role: Ruby (Mrs Giant). Princeless Productions

Radio

SCOOBY DOO
Role: Female Voices. Dir: Richard Cornish

Web Series

THE DROP OFF S2
Role: Rose. Dir: Tori Garrett, Fiona Harris & Mike McLeish, Princess Pictures
HOW TO LIFE BLAPS
Role: Doctor Kathleen. Dir: Tim Bartley, Stand Up Productions Pty Ltd

Corporate Video

OFFICEWORKS CUSTOMER SERVICE
Role: Team Member. Ready to Roll
MEDICAL PROTECTION SOCIETY
Role: Patient. Two Little Indians
THE FULL DEAL
Role: Ellen. Coup
SO YOU HAVE TO GO TO COURT
Role: Legal Aid. EE Films Pty Ltd

Corporate Speaking

VALUES AD INTERCULTUAL
ASIA EDUCATION FOUNDATION
PRESENTER TO STAFF AND STUDENTS AT THE IVANHOE GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Awards

2020 AACTA Award Nomination Best Comedy Series: Roshaven series 4
2018 AACTA Award Nomination Best Comedy Program: Rosehaven
2017 AACTA Award Nomination Best Film Presented by Foxtel: Ali’s Wedding
2017 AACTA Award Nomination Best Television Comedy Series: Rosehaven
2016 AACTA Award Nomination Best Telefeature or Mini Series: The Beautiful Lie

Training

1994 Graduate VCA
1991 Prahran College of Performing Arts
1984 – 1991 St. Martin’s Youth Theatre 4

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