Adhir Kalyan Biography
Adhir Kalyan was born on 4th August 1983 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He is a South African actor popularly known for his role as Timmy in the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement.
Adhir Kalyan Career
Adhir Kalyan started his career when he was in South Africa and he performed in a number of productions in South Seattle, including theatrical adaptations of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol, an adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s The Ground Beneath Her Feet, and the classical Shakespearean play Macbeth.
In 2005 he moved to London to pursue his acting career where he gained roles in the BBC series Holby City (series 8) as Arjmand Younis, in Spooks (series 5), and on the Irish network RTÉ One in Fair City as Ramal Kirmani. Kalyan also appeared in a number of independent films.
Kalyan starred in the short-lived American CW Television Network sitcom Aliens in America, as a foreign exchange student from Pakistan living with a Wisconsin family.
In 2009, Kalyan appeared in the film Paul Blart: Mall Cop as Pahud, a teenager who admired his girlfriend Parisa, in Up in the Air as a fired employee, and in the cheerleader comedy Fired Up. In 2010, he appeared in Youth in Revolt, and in 2011, he appeared in a minor role in No Strings Attached.
In late 2015, he began starring in the Fox science fiction crime drama Second Chance.
Adhir Kalyan Filmography
2006–2007: Fair City as Ramal Kirmani.
2007–2008: Aliens in America as Raja.
2009: Paul Blart: Mall Cop as Pahud
2009: Fired Up as Brewster
2009: Up in the Air as Irate IT worker
2009: Nip/Tuck as Raj Paresh.
2009: Youth in Revolt as Vijay Joshi
2009–2013: Rules of Engagement as Timmy
2010: High School as Sebastian Saleem
2011: No Strings Attached as Kevin
2015: Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 as Pahud
2016: Second Chance as Otto Goodwin
Adhir Kalyan Family
He was born to an Indian South African family. His mother, Santosh Vinita “Sandy” Kalyan, is a member of Parliament in the South African National Assembly, where she represents the Democratic Alliance
Adhir Kalyan married Emily Wilson in 2016.