Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Indian characters in international sitcoms

Earlier, there used to be just an occasional Indian character in international TV shows, but, today, almost every sitcom has either a protagonist or recurring popular characters, who is Indian. Let's take a look at some of the Indian characters in popular international sitcoms: Kal Penn plays the role of Kevin Venkataraghavan in hit TV show How I Met Your Mother.

Kunal Nayyar plays the role of Raj Koothrappali in the popular international sitcom The Big Bang Theory.

Hannah Simone plays the character of Cece Parekh on New Girl.

Karan Brar plays the role of  Ravi Ross on the Disney Channel comedy series Jessie.

Noureen DeWulf co-stars with Charlie Sheen in the TV series Anger Management in the role of Lacey.

Mindy Kaling plays the role of Kelly Kapoor in the show The Office.

Iqbal Theba plays the role of Principal Figgins in Glee.

Danny Pudi plays the role of Abed Nadir in Community.

Adhir Kalyan played the role of Timmy in the show Rules of Engagement.

Aziz Ansari plays the role of Tom Haverford in the sitcom Parks and Recreation.

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