Known ForArtist, Director
Place of BirthHounslow, London
Also Known AsMathangi \"Maya\" Arulpragasam
M.I.A., real name Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam, is a force to be reckoned with in the world of music and visual artistry. Born in London and raised in Sri Lanka and India, her background heavily influences her eclectic sound, blending elements of electronic, hip-hop, and world music. What really sets M.I.A. apart is her ability to infuse her music with potent political and social commentary, often reflecting her experiences with the Sri Lankan Civil War and her views on immigration, globalism, and identity. She’s not just a musician; she’s a cultural icon, unafraid to use her platform to challenge norms and provoke thought.
Her music videos are as vibrant and boundary-pushing as her sound. Take, for example, the iconic “Paper Planes” video, a commentary on perceptions of immigrants laced with satirical elements. Or “Bad Girls,” which stands out for its stunning visuals and powerful message on women’s empowerment and freedom. M.I.A.’s visual work is characterized by its bold colors, rapid cuts, and often guerrilla-style filmmaking, mirroring her unconventional and fearless approach to music. She doesn’t just create songs; she creates audio-visual experiences that challenge, entertain, and remain etched in the cultural memory.
|1||Zombie World - debbi character (2 Seasons)||2016 to 2017 - 2017 to 2020|
|2||The Reckless - James Cameron (1 Seasons)||2018 to 2020|
|3||Criminals And Agents - Stephen King (1 Seasons)||2018 to 2020|
|4||Folke The Fat - Nick Park (1 Seasons)||2018 to 2019|
|5||Football - Stan Lee (1 Seasons)||2017 to 2019|
|6||Trapped Within - William Goldman (2 Seasons)||2020 - 2020|
|7||The Soldier Escape - Blake Edwards (2 Seasons)||2017-2019 - 2019-2020|
|8||The Mandalorian - Samuel (1 Seasons)||2020|