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Ms Marvel cast: Full list of actors and characters in MCU series

The series stars newcomer Iman Vellani as the titular hero.

Iman Vellani stars as Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel with glowing fist
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Published: Wednesday, 15th June 2022 at 12:23 pm
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has just got a little bit bigger with the arrival of Ms Marvel, a brand-new Disney Plus series.

The series introduces us to the first Muslim superhero and the ultimate Avengers superfan, Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), who harnesses cosmic energy

And it sounds like Ms Marvel might only be the beginning for Vellani’s take on the American-Pakistani teen.

Ms Marvel cast member Rish Shah, who plays Kamran in the series, told RadioTimes.com that he thinks people will "want to see more".

"I think the main emotion [after watching] will be that they want to see more," he said.

"She's such an exciting addition to the MCU and there's a whole wave of events and projects that are happening. And of course, there's all these potential team-ups for Ms Marvel – and that obviously is The Marvels that's happening."

But who else is in the cast alongside Vellani and Shah? Read on for everything you need to know about the cast of Ms Marvel on Disney Plus.

Who's in the cast of Ms Marvel?

  • Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan
  • Matt Lintz as Bruno Carrelli
  • Yasmeen Fletcher as Nakia Bahadir
  • Mohan Kapur as Yusuf Khan
  • Zenobia Shroff as Muneeba Khan
  • Saagar Shaikh as Aamir Khan
  • Rish Shah as Kamran
  • Fawad Khan as Hasan
  • Arian Moayed as Officer P. Cleary
  • Laurel Marsden as Zoe Zimmer
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Here is all you need to know about the Ms Marvel cast members...

Iman Vellani plays Kamala Khan / Ms Marvel

Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan in Ms Marvel
Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan in Ms Marvel Marvel Studios

Who is Kamala Khan? Kamala is a Muslim American teenager growing up in Jersey City. She's an avid gamer who writes fan fiction and is a massive fan of superheroes. She particularly loves Captain Marvel and aspires to be like her. Then, in acquiring some magical bangles, she finds she is able to harness cosmic energy.

Where have I seen Iman Vellani before? Ms Marvel is Vellani's first role, which she was cast in following a Zoom audition. You can see the moment when she was told she had got the role in this official featurette.

Yasmeen Fletcher plays Nakia Bahadir

Yasmeen Fletcher as Nakia Bahadir with Matt Lintz as Bruno Carrelli and Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan in Ms Marvel
Yasmeen Fletcher as Nakia Bahadir with Matt Lintz as Bruno Carrelli and Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan in Ms Marvel Marvel Studios

Who is Nakia Bahadir? Nakia is a high school student and one of Kamala's best friends.

Where have I seen Yasmeen Fletcher before? Fletcher has appeared in the film Let Us In and in the series Andi Mack.

Rish Shah plays Kamran

Rish Shah as Kamran in Ms Marvel
Rish Shah as Kamran in Ms Marvel Marvel Studios

Who is Kamran? Kamran is the new boy in town and someone Kamala has a crush on.

Where have I seen Rish Shah before? Shah is a British actor who has appeared in Emmerdale, Casualty and Russell T Davies' Years and Years.

Matt Lintz plays Bruno Carrelli

Matt Lintz as Bruno Carrelli and Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan in Ms Marvel
Matt Lintz as Bruno Carrelli and Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan in Ms Marvel Marvel Studios

Who is Bruno Carrelli? Bruno is a high school student and one of Kamala's best friends.

Where have I seen Matt Lintz before? Lintz appeared in the ninth season of The Walking Dead as Henry, as well as in films such as Pixels and What to Expect When You're Expecting.

Laurel Marsden plays Zoe Zimmer

Laurel Marsden as Zoe Zimmer in Ms Marvel
Laurel Marsden as Zoe Zimmer in Ms Marvel Marvel Studios

Who is Zoe Zimmer? Zoe is a student at the same high school as Kamala.

Where have I seen Laurel Marsden before? Marsden's only other TV credit so far is the series Survive, which she appeared in alongside Sophie Turner.

Saagar Shaikh plays Aamir Khan

Saagar Shaikh as Aamir Khan in Ms Marvel
Saagar Shaikh as Aamir Khan in Ms Marvel Marvel Studios

Who is Aamir Khan? Aamir is Kamala's older brother.

Where have I seen Saagar Shaikh before? Shaikh has appeared in series including Just Giggle It and Unfair & Ugly.

Travina Springer plays Tyesha Hillman

Travina Springer as Tyesha Hillman in Ms Marvel
Travina Springer as Tyesha Hillman in Ms Marvel Marvel Studios

Who is Tyesha Hillman? Tyesha is Aamir's wife and Kamala's sister-in-law.

Where have I seen Travina Springer before? Springer has appeared in Unfair & Ugly alongside Shaikh, and has also appeared in Strange Angel and Clint Eastwood film The Mule.

Mohan Kapur plays Yusuf Khan

Mohan Kapur as Yusuf Khan in Ms Marvel
Mohan Kapur as Yusuf Khan in Ms Marvel Marvel Studios

Who is Yusuf Khan? Yusuf is Kamala's protective father.

Where have I seen Mohan Kapur before? Kapur is an Indian actor best known for the film Happy New Year and the series Hostages.

Aramis Knight plays Kareem / Red Dagger

Aramis Knight at an event for Ms Marvel
Aramis Knight at an event for Ms Marvel Marvel Studios

Who is Kareem? Kareem is a vigilante and an expert marksman. He wears a red bandana and uses throwing knives to fight crime.

Where have I seen Aramis Knight before? Knight has had roles in the film Enders Game and the series Into the Badlands, Lost and NCIS.

Laith Nakli plays Sheikh Abdullah

Laith Nakli at an event for Ms Marvel
Laith Nakli at an event for Ms Marvel Jon Kopaloff/WireImage/Getty

Who is Sheikh Abdullah? Abdullah is the Sheikh at the Mosque in Jersey City.

Where have I seen Laith Nakli before? Nakli is a British actor known for appearing in Blindspot, 24: Legacy, Ramy and the Chris Hemsworth film 12 Strong.

Zenobia Shroff plays Muneeba Khan

Zenobia Shroff as Muneeba Khan in Ms Marvel
Zenobia Shroff as Muneeba Khan in Ms Marvel Marvel Studios

Who is Muneeba Khan? Muneeba is Kamala's loving mother.

Where have I seen Zenobia Shroff before? Shroff has had roles in The Big Sick, The Resident and The Affair.

Nimra Bucha plays Najma

Nimra Bucha at an event for Ms Marvel
Nimra Bucha at an event for Ms Marvel Jon Kopaloff/WireImage/Getty

Who is Najma? Little is currently known about Najma's role in the series but in one trailer she is seen coming to blows with Kamala.

Where have I seen Nimra Bucha before? Bucha is a Pakistani actress known for appearing in Manto and Churails.

Arian Moayed as P. Cleary

Arian Moayed attends the premiere for Disney+ and Marvel's "Ms. Marvel" at El Capitan Theatre
Arian Moayed attends the premiere for Disney+ and Marvel's "Ms. Marvel" at El Capitan Theatre Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Who is P. Cleary? An agent in the U.S. Department of Damage Control (D.O.D.C.), which was introduced in Spider-Man: Homecoming and appeared in its sequel Spider-Man: No Way Home.

What else has P. Cleary appeared in? Spider-Man: No Way Home.

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Where have I seen Arian Moayed before? Moayed is best known for his role as Stewy Hosseini in HBO drama Succession, but has also appeared in the series Madam Secretary, Love Life, and Inventing Anna.

Ms Marvel is out now on Disney Plus – sign up for £7.99 a month or £79.90 a year. Check out the best movies on Disney Plus and best shows on Disney Plus – or see what else is on with our TV Guide.

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