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Portrayed by: Art MalikA young, well-educated Indian journalist. Educated at Chillingborough, an elite British school. Identifies as English rather than Indian. After his father, a once-successful businessman, falls into bankrupty, he must return to India to live with his aunt.
Portrayed by: Susan WooldridgeA young British woman who becomes involved with Hari.
Portrayed by: Tim Piggot-SmithThe local Indian Police Superintendent. Holds a twisted bias towards/against Hari, one intrinsically tied to his own self-hatred.
- Armoured Closet Gay
- Depraved Homosexual
- Evil Cripple
- Red Right Hand: The prosthetic arm he receives during his military service.
- Villain Protagonist:Whilst he is never the viewpoint character, the whole show seems to focus largely around him and the Manners case.
- Villainous Valour:For all his negative qualities, he is brave in battle, which causes him to lose his arm and receive terrible burns
Portrayed by: Geraldine James
Portrayed by: Wendy Morgan
Colonel John Leyton
Portrayed by: Frederick Treves
Count Dimitri Bronovsky
Portrayed by:Eric PorterThe wily old advisor to the Sultan of Mirat, he has his hear to the ground and knows almost everything about goings on in his province.
Sergeant Guy Perron