Now, They're Being Sued, You can unsubscribe at any time. I’m not privy to those decisions.”. She was only expected to be a very small part in the pilot episode, but she did incredibly well at the pilot testing, and so they decided to write more for that character. This character has always belonged to the fans. I wanted her to be different from everybody else, like with the boots and the leather jackets. The interviewer mentioned Panjabi's Emmy win as a catalyst for the feud, but she refused to shed any light on the situation, saying she'd take it to her grave. She provided the voices for several characters in the British children's television animation Postman Pat. With that, Panjabi departed the show and people assumed that would probably be the end of the feud. Kalinda believes it’s the right time to leave. hasn't been on screens for a while now, it's still delivering us drama. I’ve known for about two seasons that I was going at the end of season 6. She’s very loyal when it comes to friends. I completely understand why everyone asks about it. I mean, the boots just helped me get into character. In the final episode, to fans' dismay, it was more of the same. She laughed away any rumours of a feud, then said that their scenes were filmed separately because Panjabi was busy on-set for her other show, The Fall, and couldn't get to New York. [Panjabi signed a talent deal with 20th Century Fox TV.]. Why haven’t Kalinda and Alicia been in many scenes together in the last couple of years? Luckily there are plenty of other bonkers celebrity feuds to keep us going. That was one opportunity where the audience wasn’t pleased, but we have to go through that to get them to like all the other wonderful things that he did do with that character. But Panjabi is calling B.S. At the end of Season 2, it was revealed that Kalinda once slept with Alicia's husband. She made her film debut in the critically acclaimed East Is East which won a Bafta for Best Film. Alan Cumming still hangs out with many of his costars from The Good Wife, but that doesn’t mean fans should expect to see Julianna Margulies and Archie Panjabi together anytime soon. Were you happy with the way you were written out? Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Her first Hollywood role, as a British diplomat, was in the Oscar-winning The Constant Gardener, released in 2005. When Us added that the audiences are desperate to see Kalinda Sharma reunite with Alicia Florrick, he laughed. Did you ever get to the bottom of who Kalinda is? Watch the futuristic new series Brave New World only on Stan. Going off for a new role will maintain that equilibrium. In terms of the character, I think Kalinda’s evolution over the series is kind of culminating to what I believe to be the perfect time for her exit. Of course it wasn't. Panjabi played the role of former Wall Street Journal reporter Asra Nomani. [23] The Harvard Foundation and Office for the Arts at Harvard University invited Panjabi to participate in their Artist in Residence Program in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to share her creative process as an actress.[24][25]. But under closer scrutiny, it was easy to tell that they had each, , using green screens and body doubles. “I ran into my daughter on the street the other day, Sarah [Steele].”, The actor, who played crisis manager Eli Gold from 2009 to 2016, then noted he doesn’t ever see Panjabi. Was her style established pretty early on, with the boots and leather jackets? But those decisions are made by the producers. Fans’ evidence for this feud focused on the fact that the two actresses hadn’t shared a scene together in about two years. I think if I wasn’t as petite as I am, I don’t know how well I would have been accepted.