LONDON / STREET / RP / ASIAN. Versatile actor with good comic timing - Urban cool to Yuppie professional. 'Primeval: New World', 'Young James Herriot', 'Citizen Khan'.
Danny is a Carlton Hobbs nominee, and graduate of The Manchester Metropolitan University
School of Theatre (MMU), with a voice age range from late teens to early
30s.He is versatile on character
voicing, and has a variety of South East deliveries, from Urban London and RP,
to Punjabi (conversational, spoken only).
His recent theatrical credits involve The
Great Game: Afghanistan (US Tour, Olivier
nominated and acclaimed in the US - performed to private Pentagon audiences
in 2011), and Blood And Gifts (Tricycle Theatre) and a number of
workshops for the National Theatre, The Royal Court and Complicite.He can also
sing, and has performed at Glyndebourne
as Cpl. Alessandro Lupo in L'Elisir d'Amore.More recently he performed as Sayid in Hate, which was nominated for the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award.
On the big screen he was Leon
alongside Isabella Rossellini and William Hurt in Late Bloomers, and on TV you might have caught him as Harpreet in Eastenders (BBC), Jagdeep Gakhal in Young
James Herriot (BBC), Nadim in Vera (ITV)
opposite BrendaBlethyn, and Mac Rendell
in the spin-off series of Primeval, Primeval:
New World.More recently he's played DC TariqLang in DCI Banks (ITV, 4th series),
Imran in the hugely successful
BBC3 comedy Citizen Khan, and will soon be seen as Finn Anderson in Death In Paradise (S7, Ep 5, UK airing 01/02/18).
Danny's voice work to date includes recording ADR / dubbing for several of his
on-screen performances (e.g. Young James Herriot, Unforgiven and Primeval; New World), promos for MTV, and corporate pieces for the MOD, British Gas, and Transparency International (an anti-corruption
Danny has also recorded a number radio plays including Canopy Of Stars (BBC), Honey (BBC) A Bad Night Out (BBC) and Stand Firm You Cads! (Directed by Nicolas Kent).Recently he
also won the highly coveted BBC Radio Award for 'Outstanding contribution to diversity' for his part in Tommies (BBC Radio 4 series).He continues to work with BBC Radio drama developing new plays.
Outside of his acting and voicing, Danny has worked with BBC3 on a series
to help better understand the effects of mental health on children (which aired late 2016).