Actors of Indian origin are today recognized internationally for their talent and are not limited to playing characters coming from the subcontinent. And now, especially when English content is a staple in our consumption habits, we are seeing Indian representation in acclaimed and entertaining TV shows. From supporting cast to lead roles to integral part, Indian-origin artists have come a long way on the international stage. Let’s take some look which caught the attention of the audience.
Quantico – Priyanka Chopra Jonas
The Bareilly-hailing Global Entertainment, priyanka goes ahead with every new project. She stormed the American small screen at Quantico last year and has no intention of supporting the superstar. It is refreshing to see Priyanka Chopra in the role of FBI trainee. Watch Quantico on Netflix.
The Big Bang Theory – Kunal Nayyar
Kunal plays the role of sociable, shy, awkward astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. A man who loses his tongue in the presence of women, but this could only be one of those who go toe-to-toe in the battle and stubbornness of the series lead, Sheldon Cooper. He brings a level of freshness and innocence to the show with Sheldon. Kunal plays the shy and innocent Raj in a 73-handed episode of Big Bang Theory on Comedy Central starting August 15.
The Whiskey Cavalier – Vir Das
Actor-comedian Veer Das debuted on international television with the Whiskey Cavalier. In Dramedy, he plays the pivotal role of Jai Dutta, a no-nonsense man. He is a CIA operative and an arms specialist. He has brought in a prominent Indian voice on American television. Tune into Colors Infinity’s show for this Independence Day, special line to learn more about Jai Dutta.
Game Of Thrones – Indira Varma
We all know her the Game of Thrones actress Indira Varma. Indira Verma has recently been the only actress of Indian origin on the huge cast of HBO Super-Series for a long time and we are shining with pride on her behalf. She is portrayed as a vindictive and sociable character but we all fall in love with her character. Catch Game of Thrones on Disney + Hotstar.