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2 Futura House, 169 Grange Road, London SE1 3BN
Phone: 020-7237 3523
30 Redston Road, Crouch End, London N8 7HJ
Phone: 020-3362 4300
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'7" (170cm)
Weight:10st. 7lb. (67kg)
Playing Age:40 - 48 years
Appearance:Asian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Clear

Currently appearing:

Television Film Radio Short Film Stage Rehearsed Reading Voice Over Further Credits
2019, Television, Chadee, Small Axe, BBC, Steve McQueen
2019, Television, Jahangir, Breeders, Avalon, Chris Addison
2019, Television, Sunny, Casualty, BBC, Alex Jacobs
2019, Television, Ariel, Departure, Shaftesbury Films/Greenpoint Productions, TJ Scott
2018, Television, Ambassador for the King of Oudh, Victoria (series 3), Mammoth Screen for ITV, Chloe Thomas
2017, Television, Dr. Ajay “Jay” Johar (series reg), Mars (series 2), Radical Media/National Geographic, Stephen Cragg & others
2017, Television, Birav, Liar, ITV/AMC, James Strong
2012, Television, Narrator, In Search of Meluhha, Absolution Films, Saqib Mausoof
2009, Television, Farhad Hassan, 24, Fox/Imagine, Various
2008, Television, Hisham, Bonekickers, BBC, James Strong
2007, Television, Niaz, Britz, Mentorn, Peter Kosminsky
2007, Television, Kamel Hanna, House of Saddam, BBC/HBO, Alex Holmes
2006, Television, Norman, Forgiven, C4, Paul Wilmshurst
2006, Television, Mohamed, The Last Detective, Granada, Sandy Johnson
2005, Television, Priyan, Judge John Deed, BBC Television, Steve Kelly
2005, Television, Mohammed Kumo, The Last Detective, Sandy Johnson
2004, Television, Shakil, Beneath the Skin, Granada Television, Sarah Harding
2004, Television, Jason, Eastenders, BBC Television, SJ Clarkson
2004, Television, Mac Caldwell, Holby City, BBC Television, Shani Grewel
2004, Television, Nick, Waking The Dead, BBC Television, Andy Hay
2002, Television, Brad, Casualty, BBC Television, Adrian Bean
2002, Television, Kent, Keen Eddie, Paramount, Simon West
2000, Television, Rana Mistry, Doctors I & II, BBC Television, Various Directors
2000, Television, DC Chad, Second Sight, Twenty Twenty, Various Directors
1999, Television, John, The Bill, Thames Television, Justin Chadwick
1999, Television, Presenter, Watch, BBC Television, Michele Jones
1997, Television, Aziz, Heat Of The Sun, Carlton Television, Adrian Shergold
1997, Television, Yusuf, Wing and a Prayer, Channel 5 Television, Richard Laxton
2017, Film, Khalid, Undercliffe, Open Palm Pictures, Lisa Mulcahy
2015, Feature Film, Martin, A Street Cat Named Bob, Shooting Script Films, Roger Spottiswoode
2014, Feature Film, Asher, Killing Jesus, Scott Free/National Geographic, Christopher Menaul
2014, Feature Film, Dimitri, White Collar Hooligan 3, Paul Tanter
2013, Feature Film, Yanni, The Disappearance of Lenka Wood, Runaway Features, Paul Tanter
2011, Feature Film, Ahmad, Hives, Michael Lennox
2011, Feature Film, Pharmacist, Maniac, Canal +, Franck Khalfoun
2010, Feature Film, Doctor, The Great Ghost Rescue, Good Films, Yann Samuell
2010, Film, Alex, Absolution, Saqib Mausoof
2004, Feature Film, Prince Meshal, Syriana, Warner Brothers, Stephen Gaghan
2003, Feature Film, Zorba, That's for me!, GS Films, Claudia Solti
1999, Feature Film, War Officer, Navy In Action, BBC Television
1998, Feature Film, Samuel, Ester Kahn, Magic Lantern, Arnaud Desplicine
1996, Feature Film, Farid, My Son the Fanatic, Son Of Zephyr, Udayan Prasad
1994, Feature Film, Cadet 2, Judge Dredd, Wondervale Productions, Danny Cannon
1992, Feature Film, Manjit, Bhaji On The Beach, Umbi, Gurinder Chaddah
2018, Radio, Akbar, Me, Mum and Meena Kumari, BBC Radio Drama, Emma Harding
2017, Radio, Nadir Khan, Midnight's Children, BBC Radio 4, Emma Harding & Tracey Neal
2017, Radio, Pavan Jodha, Tommies, BBC R4, David Hunter
2015, Radio, Primo Levy, The Periodic Table, BBC Radio Drama, Marc Bebby & Emma Harding
2015, Radio, Rajik, Tumanbay, BBC Radio Drama, John Dryden
2012, Radio, Gemile, Tiger Wings, BBC, Tracey Neale
2009, Radio, Nityam, My Brother, Mrs Besant and the Banyan Tree, BBC, Peter Kavanagh
2009, Radio, Hamid, Restless, BBC, Marc Beeby
2008, Radio, Young General, Black Narciscuss, BBC R4, Claire Grove
2008, Radio, Mohammed, Prayer Mask, BBC R4, Peter Kavanagh
2006, Radio, Danyal, Silver Street, BBC, Various
2003, Radio, Uma and the Fairy Queen, BBC R4, Marc Beeby
2001, Radio, A Modern Marriage, BBC R4, Tanya Nash
1998, Radio, Grease Monkeys, BBC R4, Claire Grove
1998, Radio, Scorching Winds, BBC World Service, Claire Grove
1997, Radio, Mary Something Takes the Veil, BBC R4, Claire Grove
1997, Radio, Sounds of an English Evening, BBC World Service, Sally Dean
1997, Radio, The Goondahs of..., BBC World Service, Andy Jordan
1997, Radio, The Moonstone, BBC World Service, Marc Beeby
1997, Radio, The Painter of Signs, BBC World Service, David Hitchinson
1997, Radio, Voices on the Wind, BBC World Service, Gordon House
1996, Radio, Girlfriends, BBC World Service, Rosalynd Ward
1996, Radio, The Bounty Hunter, BBC R4, Kristine Landon-Smith
2016, Radio, Peter, Journey to Pakistan, BBC Radio Drama, Liz Allard
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Raul Gupta, Somebody's Daughter, London Film School, Shalini Adnani
2012, Stage, Lord, Who's Shrew?, Lucky Stuff Productions, Suzy Catliff
2012, Stage, Various, Young Writers Project, Soho Theatre, Suzanne Gorman
2008, Stage, Arshad, Finding Fatima, Soho Theatre, Suzanne Gorman
2003, Stage, Dr Cade, His Dark Materials I+II, Royal National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner
2002, Stage, Khalil, Arabian Knight, ATC, Gordon Anderson
1998, Stage, Billy, Made In England, BAC, Lisa Goldman
1998, Stage, John, On The Couch With Enoch, BAC, Deborah Bruce
1995, Stage, Anish Das/Dilip, Indian Ink, Michael Codron Ltd, Peter Wood
1993, Stage, Tom/Jee, Bidding & Binding, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Teresa Heskins
Rehearsed Reading
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Ayub, Subterranean Sepoys, Avin Shah Prods, James Blakey
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Ranjit, The Blood Contract, Sariza Productions, Iqbal Khan
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Shiv, Golden Hearts, Tamasha, Philip Osment
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Baz, Media Moghul, Soho Theatre, Suzy Catliff
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Raichand, Subterranean Sepoy, National Theatre/Tara Arts, Avin Shah
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Mark/Ted, Untitled, Soho Theatre, Gbolahan Obisesan
Voice Over
2012, Voice Over, Various, Guantanamo Boy, Stratford Circus, Dominic Hingorani
2012, Voice Over, Various, Inside Men, BBC, James Kent
2012, Voice Over, Narrator, Road to Meluha, Saqib Mausoof
2007, Voice Over, Various, A Mighty Heart, Paramount, Michael Winterbottom
2007, Voice Over, Financial Times Headlines (Daily)
2006, Voice Over, Narrator, Robbies Secrets, Channel 5, Dave Hills
2003, Voice Over, The Multi-Coloured Jackal (Animation)
Further Credits
2019, Audio, Narrator, BOY GIANT: SON OF GULLIVER
2019, Audio, Narrator, TICK BOX


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Birmingham, Cockney, Dorset, Edinburgh, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Italian, London*, Scottish-Standard, South African
(* = Native/Fluent)
French, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Jazz Dancing, Tenor*
Performance:Audio Drama, Comedy, Corporate Roleplay, Dubbing, Live Roleplay, Presenting, Public Speaking, TV Presenting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Fencing, Horse-riding, Skiing, Wing Chun, Yoga Teacher
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate