Hiftu Quasem

  • Actor
    Female / London / Scotland
  • Ethnicity
    Asian - Other
    Age Range
    19 - 27
    Height
    5' 4" (1m 63cm)
    Weight
    8st. 7lb (54kg)
    Hair Colour
    Black
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Slim

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Charlie
TV
Killing Eve
Damon Thomas
BBC
2020Salma
TV
The Nest
Andy de Emmony/ Simen Alsvik
BBC
2019 - 2020Voice
Theatre
At Home I SpeakThe Space in Between
2020Nuha Sardar
TV
Endeavour
Zam Salim
ITV
2020Sal Chadha
TV
Casualty
Eric Styles
BBC
2019 - 2020Penny
TV
Deadwater Fell
Lynsey Miller
Channel 4
2019 - 2020Young Mum
TV
Trigonometry
Stella Corradi
House Productions - BBC Two
2019Saffi
TV
TRACES
Rebecca Gatward
Red Production Company
2019Julie
Theatre
Miss Julie
Shilpa T-Hyland
Perth Repertory Theatre
Perth Theatre; Tron Theatre, Edinburgh Festival Theatre
2018Yasmin
Theatre
Shudder
Chelsea Walker
The Oxford School of Drama
Soho Theatre
2018Julia Gibbs
Theatre
Our Town
Alice Malin
The Oxford School of Drama
The North Wall
2017 - 2018Amanda
Film (Short)
Til' Death
Lewis Smith
The University of The West of Scotland
2015 - 2017Sania
Film (Short)
GlaswAsian Tales
Lalitha Rajan
Ankur Productions
2015 - 2016Amara Rahim
Film (Short)
Meet Me By The Water
Raisah Ahmed
Hopscotch Films Ltd
2015 - 2016Tehzeeb (Lead)
Film (Short)
Tehzeeb
Myriam Raja
Arts University Bournemouth
2014 - 2015Zahra (Lead)
Film (Short)
Last Night in Edinburgh
Bita Shafipour
Sociarts Media
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2018Post Graduate ActingOxford School of Drama
    2013BEng (Hons) Civil EngineeringUniversity of Glasgow

    Additional Skills

    Languages:

    Bengali: Fluent Speaker. Ability to read and write at elementary level.

    Hindi and Urdu: Intermediate level speaker

    About me

    Hiftu Quasem is a multilingual Scottish actress and a graduate from the one year acting course at the Oxford School of Drama.

    In 2016 she won best actress for the British-Urdu drama Tehzeeb at the Omladinski Film Festival in Sarajevo. Tehzeeb directed by Myriam Raja was also screened as part of the 2016 BFI London Film Festival.

    Last Night in Edinburgh directed by Bita Shafipour premiered at the Palm Spring International Shortsfest and won a BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award in 2015.

    Her additional languages include fluent Bangla and semi-fluent Hindi and Urdu.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • Brown
    Languages Spoken
    • Bengali
    • Hindi
    • Urdu
    Accents (North American)
    • Californian
    • General American
    • Texas
    Hair Length
    • Mid Length
    Native accent
    • Scottish
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Accents (International)
    • Bangladeshi
    • Farsi/Persian
    • Indian
    • Pakistani
    • Sri Lankan
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Online
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    • Web-Series
    Accents (UK)
    • Aberdeen
    • Edinburgh
    • English, standard
    • Glasgow
    • London
    • Scottish Highlands
    • Scottish, Central
    • Scottish, South
    • Scottish, Standard
    • Scottish, West Coast
    General Dance Skills
    • Bollywood
    Experienced In
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Theatre (Fringe)