Nina Wadia is a British actress whose career started in the 1990s. Her first regular work was in the sketch comedy series Goodness Gracious Me. She later appeared in the BBC film Sixth Happiness. In the 2000s, she made her first big screen role in the movie Bend It Like Beckham. She later had performances in the films Code 46, Namaste London, and I Can’t Think Straight. From 2007 to 2013, Wadia became widely known for her role as Zainab Masood in the British soap opera EastEnders. In the 2010s, she had roles in the movies Keith Lemon: The Film, A Street Cat Named Bob, and Finding Fatimah. In 2019, she appeared as Zulla in the film Aladdin.