Kunal Nayyar

Kunal Nayyar

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Kunal Nayyar Profile

  • Name:
  • Kunal Nayyar
  • Born:
  • April 30, 1981
  • Spouse:
  • Neha Kapur

Kunal Nayyar Biography

Kunal Nayyar is a successful British film and television actor of Indian origin. He is also known as a voice actor and writer. He shot to fame playing the character of Raj Koothrappali in the CBS sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’. This is his most memorable role up-to-date. He is married to former beauty queen and Miss India 2006, Neha Kapur. They got married in December 2011. Dr. Cabbie is his upcoming Canadian feature film in which he plays lead role. Katrina kaif’s sister Isabel Kaif is playing the female lead. He also plays a pivot role in upcoming American thriller film, The Scribbler. He was the voice actor for Gupta in 2012 release, Ice Age: Continental Drift. Apart from television, he has also been associated with theater work and web television.


He was born in England and raised in India. His schooling was done at Delhi and was a badminton player in those days. In 1999 he moved to US for higher studies. In those days, he also attended acting classes and also acted in some plays. He got opportunity to participate in American College Theater Festival and after this, he decided to join acting field forever. So he joined Temple University in Philadelphia and completed Master’s in acting.


After that he worked in American television ads and plays. Huck & Holden in 2006 was the first recognized play of Kunal, in which he portrayed the male lead. In 2006, he won Best Male Lead in a Play on the West Coast at Garland Award for the same role. But it was the comic sitcom The Big Bang Theory, which made him an established actor. In 2012, he won a nomination at Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in the comic series, The Big Bang Theory.

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Updated: May 12, 2014

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