Adhir Kalyan

Biography: Adhir Kalyan was born in 1983 in Durban, South Africa and is of Indian descent. His mother, Sandy Kalyan, studied psychology and is a member of Parliament in the South African National Assembly. Adhir was a gifted student and began to study psychology and international politics. When he was 20 years old, he moved to London to pursue his dream of an acting career.

In England, he had some minor roles as a guest star on the BBC series Holby VII and Spooks V. His visa was about to run out when he successfully auditioned for the role of Raja, a Muslim exchange student in CW's comedy show Aliens in America which aired from 2007-2008. The show and his performance received high critical acclaim but mediocre ratings led to its cancellation. In the second half of the fifth season of Nip/Tuck, he played the recurring role of Dr. Raj Paresh. His character is a 16-year old mastermind, comparable to Doogie Howser on Doogie Howser M.D., who studied plastic surgery and fills in for an
Adhir Kalyan was born in 1983 in Durban, South Africa and is of Indian descent. His mother, Sandy Kalyan, studied psychology and is a member of Parliament in the South African National Assembly. Adhir was a gifted student and began to study psychology and international politics. When he was 20 years old, he moved to London to pursue his dream of an acting career.

In England, he had some minor roles as a guest star on the BBC series Holby VII and Spooks V. His visa was about to run out when he successfully auditioned for the role of Raja, a Muslim exchange student in CW's comedy show Aliens in America which aired from 2007-2008. The show and his performance received high critical acclaim but mediocre ratings led to its cancellation.
In the second half of the fifth season of Nip/Tuck, he played the recurring role of Dr. Raj Paresh. His character is a 16-year old mastermind, comparable to Doogie Howser on Doogie Howser M.D., who studied plastic surgery and fills in for an injured Sean McNamara. He since appeared in several movies and the third season of Rules of Engagement.
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Adhir Kalyan's Scores

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Average career score: 38
Highest Metascore: 63 Youth in Revolt
Lowest Metascore: 13 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 6
  2. Negative: 4 out of 6
6 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
13 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Apr 17, 2015 Pahud 2.5
tbd Buttwhistle Apr 25, 2014 Hate Crime John tbd
31 High School Jun 1, 2012 Sebastian Saleem 6.8
50 No Strings Attached Jan 21, 2011 Kevin 5.5
63 Youth in Revolt Jan 8, 2010 Vijay Joshi 8.7
31 Fired Up! Feb 20, 2009 Brewster 5.6
39 Paul Blart: Mall Cop Jan 16, 2009 Pahud / Pahud tbd