In Conversation With Sacha DhawanBy kamla bhatt • May 12th, 2011
Category: Diaspora, Entertainment, Featured, Hollywood, London, People, South Asian Actors
British actor Sacha Dhawan acts as Manmeet in the NBC TV serial Outsourced, a workplace comedy series about an American company’s call center in Mumbai, India. Outsourced debuted in 2010. This is the first time an American television series is based on the South Asian community and features a large ensemble of South Asian actors. Outsourced is based on a film by the same name that was released in 2006.
As Manmeet in Outsourced his 2 main interests are: American culture and women.
Sacha has been acting since the age of 12 and has appeared in theatre, television and films. He played the role of Akhtar in “The History Boys,” a film that was eventually made into a film by the same name. He has appeared in “Bradford Riots,” “The Deep,” “Wired”, “City Central”, “The Last Train,” “Out of Sight” “Forgive“, and “Splintered.”
In this interview Sacha talks about his acting career, Manmeet, Outsourced and growing up in Manchester, Bollywood and Elvis Presley. Does Bollywood figure in Sacha’s plans? Tune in to find out.