Archie Panjabi on the 'Good Wife' on Feb. 27, 2014.
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By Maya Rhodan
October 15, 2014

Bad news for fans of Kalinda Sharma, the tough investigator on The Good Wife — actress Archie Panjabi will be leaving CBS’s hit drama at the end of the current season.

Entertainment Weekly says the Emmy winner will be leaving the show when her contract is up at the end of Season 6 to star in a pilot for a 20th Century Fox Television drama.

“Archie is an Emmy Award-winning dramatic actress, and rightly so. Her work on The Good Wife has been extraordinary, and the time has come for her to star in a project of her own,” 20th Executive Vice President of casting Sharon Klein said. “We couldn’t be happier that it will be with us.”

Panjabi’s exit comes just one season after actor Josh Charles, who played lawyer Will Gardner, left abruptly.

Read more at Entertainment Weekly.

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