8 Asian Canadians Making Waves on the International Entertainment Scene in 2021

When it comes to getting attention and making a mark in the world of entertainment, Canadians always make the country proud. Here you can look at 8 Asian Canadians who are making waves on the International Entertainment Scene in 2021. Look at them carefully. Some of them might be bigger stars in the future.

1.       Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

You might remember this young talent from the Netflix series Never Have I Ever (2020). The second season of the series was released recently. In the teen comedy series, her performance as a girl of Indian descent, Devi Vishwakumar, will easily make you remember her face. Her performance was termed as a "breakout performance" by a leading magazine. To keep up with her life, click here.

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2.       Sandra Oh

Best known as Christina Yang on ABC's Grey Anatomy, the Canadian American actress has made a mark. Some of you might also know her for her role of Eve Polastri in Killing Eve. Some of the accolades she has received are four Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and twelve Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Learn more about her here.

3.       Russell Peters

People love this Canadian stand-up comedian, actor, and producer. He won a Gemini Award in 2008 and was the first comedian who got a Netflix stand-up special. He also has an Emmy Award and a Peabody Award among his accolades. Read more about him here.

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4.       Simu Liu

The Canadian actor, writer, and stuntman is remembered for his role of Jung Kim in the popular sitcom Kim's Convenience. He plays the lead character in the 2021 Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. To know about him, click here.

5.       Sabrina Sapal

Not many know that Sabrina is a proud Canadian citizen, as this international singing sensation has made a mark in the music world, all the way from LA to Bollywood. Her recent track, Mast Malang, has reached more than 10 million views on YouTube, and she is working with TMC Records Worldwide™ on several tracks, including a highly anticipated song, "ISHQ." Our sources tell us that Sabrina has plans to make waves in the mainstream, as well!  Listen to her songs here.

6.       Parichay

Also known as PartyChayn Beats, he is an Indo-Canadian Singer, Songwriter, Music Composer, Producer, and Live Performer. He has three studio albums under his belt and is considered one of the pioneers of Urban-Bollywood music in North America. Follow him here.

7.       Jonita Gandhi

Another Indian playback singer from Canada, Jonita, is well-known for singing the Chennai Express title track in 2013. She also has an amazing YouTube presence. Her father Deepak is a musician by hobby, and she had formal training in Western and Hindustani classical singing. Follow her here.

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8.       Kristin Kreuk

Last on the list, but not least, Kristin Laura Kreuk is a well-known Canadian actress. She debuted with teen drama Edgemont but gained popularity for her roles as Lana Lang in the superhero television series Smallville, Catherine Chandler in The CW series Beauty & the Beast, and Joanna Hanley in the Burden of Truth. She has also starred in films like Snow White: The Fairest of Them All, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li, and Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy. Learn more about her here.

Which of these 8 Asian Canadians making waves on the international entertainment scene in 2021 do you like best? Let us know in the comments.

You can also look at the list of the most famous Canadians here.













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