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TELEVISION

 

SUPERSTORE Guest Star NBC
REARRANGED Series Regular Shawn Parikh
SCRUBS – Season 8, 9 Recurring (Top of Show) ABC
SCRUBS – “Interns” Webisodes Regular ABC.com
THE PTA (PILOT) Series Regular ABC FAMILY
MIRA ROYAL DETECTIVE Recurring (Animation) Disney
THE POWERPUFF GIRLS Recurring (Animation) Cartoon Network
COSTUME QUEST Recurring (Animation) Amazon
SUPERSTORE Guest Star NBC
SPACED OUT Guest Star NBC
NEW GIRL Guest Star FOX
TRANSPARENT Co-Star AMAZON
BETTER THINGS Co-Star FX
THE START UP Series Regular Denison Entertainment
BABY MENTALIST Guest Star Randall Park

FILM

COVERS Sunshine (Featured) Universal/Working Title
DEFINITION PLEASE Dr. Ali (Supporting) Atajus Productions
COLD Alex (Lead) Pelican Films
THE AMAZING ANNNABELLE Annabelle (Lead) Tim Hitpas
THE FIRST DATE
(Outfest Audience Winner; NBC Shortcuts Semi-Finalist)
Amanda (Lead) Outset
AUGUST Jenny (Lead) Mike Bash
THE INCIDENT ON MARMONT AVENUE Becca (Lead) Deodand Entertainment
ANARKALI BLOSSOMS Satya (Lead) Samina Hitch
RATKO:THE DICTATOR’S SON Layla (Lead) National Lampoon
SNOOZE, CHARLIE Charlie (Lead) Johnny Cakes Pictures
SATI SHAVES HER HEAD Sati (Lead) Tamale Jar Productions
EK BAR PHIR, EK SAATH PHIR Aishwarya (Lead) Delph Town Productions
LOSING CONTROL DANGER (Supporting) PHD Productions
HOMECOMING Mona (Lead) SIMHA Productions
WORLD OF WEIRD Jenny (Lead) Dreaming Tree Productions
MIKE BOY Darsha (Supporting) Glix Entertainment
PRINCESS REHAB Jasmine/Jamie (Lead) Lianne and Aviv
MISS INDIA AMERICA Pageant Volunteer (Supporting) Mr. Kicks and Lady Megs

THEATRE (Partial)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Belinda/Fan The Goodman Theatre*
NBC DIVERSITY SHOWCASE Performer NBC Universal
YOUNG PLAYWRIGHT’S FESTIVAL “Unopened” Lead The Blank Theatre
STAND-UP Sonal Shah Various Venues
EXTENDED SUMMER
 (SKETCH COMEDY) Various Second City Studio Theatre
SKIT MARKS (
SKETCH COMEDY) Various Second City Studio Theatre
COMEDY COCKTAIL (
SKETCH COMEDY) Various The Highlands
STIR FRIDAY NIGHT
 (SKETCH/IMPROV) Various Chicago Cultural Center
GIRLS GONE STUPID
 (IMPROV) Various Rev Productions
THE DEATH OF MY OWN FAMILY One woman show Lonestar Ensemble*
LYSISTRATA Myrrhine Running With Scissors*
SKETCHBOOK One woman show Collaboraction*
THE OUTFIT Lil Serendipity Theatre*
THE CHERRY ORCHARD Anya Moscow Art Theatre School
THREE SISTERS Olga Kathleen Mullady Theatre
ORLANDO** Princess Sasha Kathleen Mullady Theatre

* Equity Theatre Company  ** Awarded Best Actress

TRAINING

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO / ROME — BACHELOR OF ARTS: THEATRE

HARVARD UNIVERSITY — THE MOSCOW ART THEATRE SCHOOL

THE SECOND CITY CONSERVATORY 
GRADUATE

JOHN ROSENFELD STUDIOS — ASSOCIATE FACULTY, STUDENT

LESLY KAHN AND COMPANY

IMPROV OLYMPIC CHICAGO

THE GROUNDLINGS

JANE ALDERMAN

MARGIE HABER

GERRY KATZMAN

SPECIAL SKILLS

STANDUP: HaHa Comedy Club, The Comedy Store, Various
DIALECTS: Italian, Russian, Indian, British, Spanish, Middle Eastern, Mexican
LANGUAGE: Gujarati, Italian, Spanish
DANCE: Professional Improv Dancer, Hip-Hop, Indian, Latin, Swing, Jazz
VOICE: Belted-Soprano, Pop, Opera, Broadway, DuPage Valley Festival Singers
OTHER: Yoga, Stage Combat, Radio DJ, Founding Member of Rasaka Theatre Company

HOSTING/SPEAKING ENGAGMENTS

KEYNOTE: Alpha Gamma Sigma Leadership Conference, Loyola University Commencement; PRESENTER: World Magic Awards (with Neil Flynn); COMEDIC HOSTING: Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies 22nd Gala with President Obama (Washington DC), American India Foundation Gala (Wall Street), North American South Asian Bar Association Gala, South Asian Network Gala, NBC Universal Diwali Night (4 times), Aiden’s Red Envelope Foundation Benefit, Chicago Foundation for Women GUEST SPEAKER: Aga Khan Foundation Partnership Walk, Kriti Festival, Harvard University South Asian Student Association

HONORS

Anokhi Magazine’s Sexy & Successful List, Miss DuPage County Queen, WB Casting Call Winner, Dance Fever Semi-Finalist, Loyola University “Alum in Action,” Top 10 Most Fascinating South Asians, Top 50 Coolest Desis in the world