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Sanjeev Bhaskar was an actor who was no stranger to being featured in numerous film roles throughout his Hollywood career. He had an early role on the television special "The Kumars At No. 42 Christmas Special" (BBC, 2002-03). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including parts on "Goodness Gracious Me" (1997-2000) and "The Kumars At No. 42 (BBC)" (2001-05). Following that project, he acted on the silver screen, including roles in the dramatic adaptation "The Mystic Masseur" (2002) with Aasif Mandvi, the dramedy "The Guru" (2003) with Heather Graham and the Scarlett Johansson crime feature "Scoop" (2006). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Top Gear" (BBC, 2002-). In the 2010s, he then appeared in "London Boulevard" (2011) with Colin Farrell and the Christoph Waltz sci-fi motion picture "The Zero Theorem" (2014). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Drunk History UK" (Comedy Central, 2014-). Bhaskar's distinctive voice can be heard on the animated film "Arthur Christmas" (2011) with James McAvoy. Most recently, Bhaskar acted on "Unforgotten" (ITV 1, 2015-). Bhaskar was married to Meera Syal.