American actor working in India.
PAN card, visa and work permit for India valid through 2017.
Some highlights of my work in film and theatre include --
-- THE PARIWAR TIMES, Prakash Jha Prods. Cast as â??Eddieâ??, an underworld green card fixer, in feature film directed by Ritesh Menon and produced by Prakash Jha (Raajneeti). Currently filming.
-- MARY KOM, Bhansali Productions/Viacom18. Cast as â??German Boxing Coachâ??, in feature film directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Ram Leela). Currently filming.
-- THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL 2, Blueprint/Fox Searchlight. Cast as â??The Touristâ??, in feature film directed by John Madden (Shakespeare in Love). Currently filming.
-- FACES BEHIND THE FOG, G.S. Singh Prods. Cast as â??Capt. John Petraeus Whiteâ??, a fugitive CIA operative, in independent feature film directed by Swarup Reddy. Currently in post-production.
-- YAMA, Eleven Elements Entertainment. Cast as â??Yamaâ??, the god of death, in independent feature film directed by digital director Rajaram Rajendran (Microsoft, Nike). Currently in post-production.
-- WHITE LIES, Anurag Kashyap Films. Cast as â??Executive Trainerâ??, in feature film directed by Danis Tanovic (Oscar-winning No Manâ??s Land) and produced by Guneet Monga. Currently in post-production.
-- PEDDLERS, Shikya/Eros International. Cast as â??Zedâ??, who runs an illegal meth drug lab, in feature film directed by Vasan Bala and produced by Guneet Monga. First Indian film ever selected for Cannes Critics Week.
-- BAGHDAD WEDDING, Akvarious Productions. Cast as â??Lt. Col. Mark Boothâ??, U.S. Army interrogator, in British play by Hassan Abdulrazzak, directed by Akarsh Khurana (Krrish 3). Won 3 META Awards, including Best Play and Best Ensemble Cast.
-- A MIGHTY HEART, Paramount Studios. Cast as â??Matt MacDowellâ??, FBI Agent, in Hollywood feature film shot in India starring Angelina Jolie (Lara Craft: Tomb Raider), directed by Michael Winterbottom (Trishna) and produced by Brad Pitt (Fight Club).
-- GHAT: THE HILL STATION, Verve Communications. Cast as â??Alterâ??, dual role: romantic lead and ghost, in Hindi feature film directed by Wilson Louis (Kaalo) based on regional folk tale.
-- HAROUN AND THE SEA OF STORIES, Pravah Theatre. Cast as â??Kashmiri Panditâ??, a politician, in play directed by Neeraj Kabi (Ship of Theseus), adapted from the novel by Salman Rushdie.
I have also acted in a variety of short plays, TV shows (Dil Dostii Dance) and ad films (Teacher's Whiskey), and have emceed/presented at dozens of events around the world.
My formal training was done in the U.S. â??
-- UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: M.F.A., Cinema-Television (Production), School of Cinematic Arts.
-- COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY: B.A., magna cum laude, School of General Studies, with Departmental Honors in Comparative Literature (English, French, Indian).
-- STELLA ADLER SCHOOL OF ACTING: Intensive Program in Adler Technique, Scene Study, Shakespeare, Improvisation, Mask, Movement, Voice & Speech.