She belongs to the nationality British and it is quite obvious as she was born in United Kingdom.
Her ethnicity however is not official at this time. Her personal life is as perfect as her and her career.
For this month's British première of the play at the Royal Court in London, it looks significant that the theatre announced the casting of Nadia weeks before that of Oliver.
Perhaps it took a while to find someone brave enough to step into Nighy's shoes (in the end, they've gone for RSC veteran Anton Lesser).
But Indira Varma had no doubt that she and Nadia could jointly hold their own."I wouldn't do it if I didn't think so," she says.