Vik Sahay

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Vik Sahay
Vik Sahay San Diego Comic Con.jpg
Sahay at the San Diego Comic-Con International in 2011.
BornVikram Sahay
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active1986–Present
 
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Vik Sahay
Vik Sahay San Diego Comic Con.jpg
Sahay at the San Diego Comic-Con International in 2011.
BornVikram Sahay
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active1986–Present

Vikram "Vik" Sahay is a Canadian actor best known for playing Lester Patel, a member of the Nerd Herd in the NBC television series Chuck on which he became a series regular from the second season, and Rama in the Roxy Hunter saga. Sahay's latest role is "Howard" on the NBC television sitcom Sean Saves the World premiering October 3, 2013.

Life and career[edit]

Vik Sahay was born in Ottawa, Canada[1] to Indian parents and attended Canterbury High School of the Arts in Ottawa. He went on to study Theatre Performance at Montreal's Concordia University.

He learned to perform Indian classical dance with his brother Sidharth Sahay. In 1986 and 1987, he appeared on three episodes of the children's television show You Can't Do That on Television. He was also featured in the television series Radio Active, playing sportscaster Kevin Calvin. Based on that work, he was selected to appear in Our Hero as Dalal Vidya, for which he was nominated for a 2002 Canadian Comedy Award. Subsequently, he also portrayed attorney Anil Sharma on the CBC series This is Wonderland during its second and third seasons.

Sahay has appeared in such films as Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost, Good Will Hunting, eXistenZ, Hollow Point, Rainbow, The Ride, Wings of Hope, The Rocker, Amal, and Afghan Luke. He portrayed Lester Patel, the "HinJew" half of Jeffster!, on the television series Chuck. He has played a role, 'Prateek Duraiswamy' as Stifler's boss in the film American Reunion. He was a guest star as a murder suspect on the FOX show Bones season 8 episode 13.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1996RainbowTiger #3
Hollow PointLivingston's assistant
1997Good Will HuntingNemesh/M.I.T. Student # 3
1999eXistenZMale Assistant
2001Wings of HopeRicky
2005Murder UnveiledBindri
2007AmalVivek Jayaram
2008The RockerGary
Time BombSamir/Habib
2011Afghan LukeImran Sahar
2012American ReunionPrateek Duraiswamy
2013My Awkward Sexual AdventureDandak SajalNominated – Canadian Comedy Award for Best Performance by a Male, Film
2014Wer[2]Eric SarinCompleted
Sharon 1.2.3.DrewPost-production
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1997Balls UpDebdashTV Movie
PlatinumAnthony MedeciTV Movie
1998–1999Radio ActiveKevin Calvin26 episodes
2000The RideTV Movie
2000–2002Our HeroDalal Vidya11 episodes;
Nominated – Canadian Comedy Award Television for Pretty Funny Male Performance (2002)
2005This Is WonderlandAnil Sharma21 episodes
2007Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody GhostRammaTV Movie
2007–2012ChuckLester PatelSeries Regular; 80 episodes
2008Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the MermaidRammaTV Movie
Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman
Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween
2013BonesAkshay MirzaEpisode: "The Twist in the Plot"
NCISAjay KhanEpisode: "Canary"
2013The MentalistNicholas VashumEpisode: "Black-Winged Redbird"
2013-presentSean Saves the WorldHowardRecurring

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