One Day: I rarely saw people like me in lead roles, says Ambika Mod

Ragupathi | 9 February 2024

Ambika Mod, a British actress of Indian descent, is starring as Emma Morley in the new TV adaptation of David Nicholls' bestselling novel, One Day. Mod notes the lack of ethnic minority actors in lead roles in western productions but believes things are changing. She is excited to play Emma, stating that her casting opens up a whole new dimension to her character and identity. Mod hopes her casting will inspire young women of color, especially young South Asian women.