Kunal Nayyar

Kunal Nayyar Kunal Nayyar is an Indian actor best known for his role as Raj Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory. Born in London, England, Kunal Nayyar was raised in New Delhi, India. He moved to the U.S. to study business at the Univeristy of Portland, Oregon, where he began taking acting classes. He later received a Masters in Fine Arts from Temple University in Philadelphia.

The Big Bang Theory was his first regular television role, following an appearance on NCIS. More recently, he voiced a character in the 2012 film "Ice Age: Continental Drift" and voiced Vijal Patel on the Nickelodeon show "Sanjay and Craig". His other TV credits include appearances on "Sullivan & Son" and as a guest host on "The Late Late Show" on CBS.

Nayyar's theater credits include "Huck and Holden" at the Dahlia Theater in Los Angeles and "Love's Labour's Lost" at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.

Kunal Nayyar's Latest Tweets

20 minutes ago: It's Tuesday morning. All I need is some coffee and a slap on the face to wake up. Any takers?

22 hours ago: Big game hunting needs to stop. Period. This is not 100 years ago. Species are endangered. #CecilTheLion

5 days ago: RT @sakinajaff: @kunalnayyar Finally, we're working together. Wonder if you got the goods for the #LahiriTangClan on @TheMindyProject? @min?

6 days ago: ;) https://t.co/YHyxBfqMwO

7 days ago: RT @LiveTalksLA: .@kunalnayyar @ Live Talks LA Sep 30 http://t.co/OLuDyxNebF ? #YesMyAccentIsReal @BigBang_CBS #LA @TheLAScene #comedy http?

Latest News Stories

Title Date Posted
Happy Birthday Kunal! April 30, 2015
Kunal Nayyar on Conan April 30, 2014
Kunal on 'Bonnie Hunt Show' April 20, 2009
Interview with Kunal October 13, 2007