Breaking news! Ajay has been cast to play the highly anticipated father of Mindy on 'The Mindy Project'. Ajay has a Recurring guest star on 'The Mindy Project' season-4 playing Tarun Lahiri, Chemistry Professor & Mindy's Dad. His first episode entitled 'While I was Sleeping' aired on Sept. 15th, and ep.#411 entitled "The Lahiri's & The Castellano's"airs Nov. 24th. The show premieres on its new home Hulu check out the trailer here and click here for all the press on Ajay's role on "The Mindy Project".
Ajay can be seen as a recurring guest star on HBO's new comedy 'The Brink' playing the Indian Foreign Minister Rakesh Pandit directed by Oscar winner Tim Robbins. He is in ep.#102 'Half-Cocked' aired June 28th, ep.#103 'Baghdad My Ass' aired July 5th, ep.#104 'I'll Never Be Batman' aired July 12th and ep.#110 'There Will Be Consequences' aired Aug. 23rd. See the teaser here. And see Ajay in the ep. 'I'll Never Be Batman' recap.
Ajay is in Judd Apatow's comedy film "Trainwreck" starring Amy Schumer from Universal Studios. It was
released in July, 2015. He plays Dr. Raj, a neurologist. You can see his scene "Amy Gets Grilled" on the Blu-Ray DVD or here.
Ajay is back as a recurring guest stars on "Modern Family" in the 'Patriot Games' ep., aired May 6th, as Dr. Vish Patel and on Sundance's “Rectify” as a Convenience Store/Gas Station Owner Mr. Patel in 'Thrill Ride' which aired on July 16th.
He has shot multiple episodes of FX's " Anger Management " as recurring guest star Sanjay, the rich and stuffy father of Lacey. Episodes are 'Charlie Gets Tied Up with a Catholic Girl' which aired on Dec. 15th, 2014 and 'Charlie and the Sexy Swing Vote' airing Dec. 22nd, 2014. Previous episodes are: 'Charlie and Lacey go for broke' aired November 17th, 2014, 'Charlie helps Lacey stay rich' aired on Nov. 14th, 2013, 'Charlie loses his virginity again', aired on Nov. 21st, 2013; 'Charlie Sets Jordan Up with a Serial Killer' aired Jan. 30th, 2013. 'Charlie and The Twins ' aired Feb. 6th, 2013, and 'Charlie & the last temptation of Eugencio' aired March 6th, 2013.
Ajay is back on USA's "Royal Pains" season six, reprising his role as Devesh Katdare, a recurring guest star, in the season premiere episode entitled " Smoke and Mirrors ". It aired June 10th, 2014.
He worked on TNT's crime drama 'Perception' season 3, in a Guest Star role as Consul General Ahmad Khan from Bangladesh, in the episode entitled 'Mirror'. It aired March 3rd, 2015.
Ajay's in "Decoding Annie Parker" a film based on the compelling true story of cancer survival and its near cure. It opened on May 2nd, 2014 nationwide in 60 cities and is now on DVD. He plays Annie Parker's [Samantha Morton] OB/ GYN.
Ajay plays an owner of a kebab eatery in a short film 'Market Hours' produced by Lexus and The Weinstein Company, shot at the historical Grand Central Market in Los Angeles. The film opened May, 2014 at its first international film festival in Tokyo in May and already has racked up more than half a million views on just Youtube.
Currently Ajay is producing the comedy pilot "Lucy's Slip".
Ajay is also a recurring guest star on Amazon Studios "Betas" as Mahesh Dagavi, Nash's strict Dad. Episodes: 'Waiting for a Girl Like You' #103 premiered with the 1st season Nov. 22nd, 2013 and 'Demo Day' #108 aired Dec. 27th, 2013. Click here for Amazon Studios "Betas" Link.