Raj Ghatak

  • Actor
    Male / London
  • Ethnicity
    Asian - Indian
    Age Range
    36 - 46
    Height
    5' 10" (1m 78cm)
    Weight
    11st. 3lb (71kg)
    Hair Colour
    Black
    Eye Colour
    Black
    Build
    Slim

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2020Raj Ghatak's performance of Amir, the story's narrator, is breathtakingly bold and vibrant.
Chris High
chrishighreviews.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Asif (Series Regular)
TV
Ackley Bridge S4
Jordan Hogg
The Forge Entertainment
2020Aashiq Sawney (Guest Lead) 9 Eps
TV
DoctorsBBC
2020Martin (Guest Lead) 2 Eps
TV
Ghosts S2
Tom Kingsley
Momentum Pictures
2020Max (Lead Role)
Film (Short)
An Evening With Taglioni
Jessica Wright
Elektra Films
2019Mamaji (Lead Role)
Theatre
Life of Pi (9 Award Wins)
Max Webster
Sheffield Theatres
Crucible Theatre
2019Dr Suresh (Guest Lead)
TV
Eastenders
Jim Larkin
BBC
BBC
2018Amir (Lead Role)
Theatre
The Kite Runner
Giles Croft
UK Productions
Tour
2017Neel Chawla
Film (Feature)
Christopher Robin
Marc Forster
Disney
2017Dr Vishnu (Guest Lead)
TV
Hetty Feather
Reza Moradi
BBC
2017Miss Meena (Lead)
Theatre (Tour)
Miss Meena and the Masala Queens
Pravesh Kumar
Rifco Arts
2017Sandra Bollock (Lead)
Musical
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Jonathan Buttrell
Sheffield Theatres
Crucible Theatre
2016Dr Suresh (Guest Lead)
TV
Eastenders
Jennie Darnell
BBC
2016Musgrave's Servant
TV
Taboo
Anders Engstrom
BBC
2016Dr Suresh (Guest Lead)
TV
Eastenders
Richard Lynn
BBC
2016Captain Mario Garcia (Lead)
Theatre
Drones Baby Drones
Nic Kent
Arcola Theatre
Arcola Theatre
2015Detective (Lead)
Film (Short)
Defrosted
Drew Ballantyne
Tea films
2015Lord Roberts/Vikram De Saram
Theatre (Tour)
Hector
Kate Nelson
Ed Littlewood Productions
Ambassadors/Traverse Theatre
2014Narrator for Audiobook
Voiceover
The Lives of Others
Harry Holgate
Random House
2013Zophar (Lead)
Film (Short)
Job's Dinner
Giles Foreman
Issa Films
2013Rab Patel (Lead)
Film (Feature)
Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie
Ben Kellett
Boc Productions
2013Receptionist
TV
The 7.39
John Alexander
Carnaby Films
2013Pandit (Lead)
Theatre
The Low Road
Dominic Cooke
The Royal Court Theatre
2012Kalil (Lead)
Theatre
Golgotha
Iqbal Khan
Tristan Bates Theatre
2012Sacha Singh (Lead)
Theatre
Soho Cinders
Jonathan Butterell
Soho Theatre
2011Nicky (Guest Lead)
TV
Doctors
Alex Jacob
BBC
2011Vijay (Lead)
Film (Feature)
Naachle London
Neville Raschid
Aviary Films Ltd
2010 - 2011Fakir/Assistant Director
Theatre
The Secret Garden
Anna Linstrum
Great Leap Forward
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh/Toronto
2010Mitu (Lead)
Film (Short)
Diary of a Thagee
Charlie Sen
Split Second Films
2010Narrator (Lead)
Theatre
The Absent Lover
Preeti Vasudevan
Thresh Dance
2009Zahir (Lead)
Theatre
The Spiral
Dominic Cooke
The Royal Court Theatre
2009Sanjay (Lead)
Theatre
The Great Extension
Kerry Michael
Theatre Royal Stratford East
2009Raj Rao (Guest Lead)
TV
Doctors
Matt Carter
BBC
2008Reza (Lead)
Theatre
Shades (Unheard Voices)
Lucy Dunkerly
The Royal Court Theatre
2008Grayson (Lead)
TV
Dead Set
Yann Demange
Zeppotron
2008Ramesh (Lead)
Theatre
Free Outgoing
Indhu Rubhasingham
The Royal Court Theatre
2007Ramesh (Lead)
Theatre
Free Outgoing
Indhu Rubasingham
The Royal Court Theatre
2006Dick Whittington
Theatre
Dick Whittington
Peter Duncan
The Oxford Playhouse
2006Dr Patna
Film (Feature)
Dangerous Parking
Peter Howitt
Dangerous Parking Ltd
2006Dr Patel
Workshops
Times Up!
Ray Cooney
Ray Cooney Productions
2006Jemima (Guest Lead)
TV
Sinchronicity
Brian Grant
Shine Ltd
2006Mr Karamchand
Theatre
The Camera
Mike Dyer
Centreline Productions
2005Masgood Jr
Film (Feature)
The Lives of the Saints
Rankin & Chris Cottan
Dazed Film And Television
2005Nigel De Havilland
Film (Feature)
Starter For 10
Tom Vaughn
Starter Films
2005Various
Workshops
Tales From Firozsha Baag
Toby Frow
National Theatre Studio
2005Vashti (lead)
Theatre
High Heel Parrotfish
Paulette Randall
Theatre Royal Stratford East/Talawa/Nitro
Theatre Royal Stratford East
2004Ranjeev
TV
All About Me
Richard Boden
Celador
2002 - 2004Sweetie (lead)
Musical
Bombay Dreams
Stephen Pimlott
Really Useful Group
Apollo Victoria, West End
2002Raj (lead)
Theatre
Hijra
Ian Brown
West Yorkshire Playhouse
West Yorkshire Playhouse
2001Abdul (lead)
Film (Feature)
Never Say Never MindBuzz Freitshans
2000Raj (lead)
Theatre
Hijra
Ian Brown
The Bush
The Bush
2000Kumar (lead)
Theatre
My Dad's Corner Shop
Rufus Norris
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Birmingham Rep
2000Various
Theatre
Airport 2000
Ajay Chhabra
Rifco Arts
Greenwich Theatre
1999 - 2000Nibbles/Chino
Musical
West Side Story
Alan Johnson
Pola Jones
Prince of Wales, West End
1999Kabir
TV
Out of Sight
Alex Kirby
ITV
1999Gurmal (lead)
Theatre
Bollywood Or Bust
Neran Persaud
One Nation Under A Groove
Watermans Theatre
1999Saleem (lead)
Theatre
East Is East
Kristine Landon-Smith
Tamasha Theatre Company
Oldham Coliseum
1999Campbell Mitchell
Film (Feature)
Birthday Girl
Jezz Butterworth
Miramax
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1998BA (hons) English and DramaCentral Scool of Speech and Drama and Queen Mary University

    Additional Information

    Won Best Actor Award for playing Amir in The Kite Runner. Played Grayson in the BAFTA winning Dead Set. Nominated for Best Actor and Best Supporting Performance in a Musical for Bombay Dreams. Diary of a Thagee was nominated for Best Thriller in the Limelight Awards.

    About me

    London based actor, but will go where the job takes me.

    Industry Awards

    Best Actor Award for Amir in The Kite Runner

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • Brown
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Hindi
    Accents (North American)
    • Californian
    • General American
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Advanced
    Native accent
    • English
    Character Types
    • Geeky
    • Intellectual
    • Posh
    • Professional
    Accents (International)
    • African (West)
    • Arabic
    • Australian
    • Bangladeshi
    • Barbados
    • Canadian
    • East Indian
    • Farsi/Persian
    • Indian
    • Irish
    • Jamaican
    • Middle Eastern
    • Pakistani
    • Patois
    • Puerto Rico
    • Sri Lankan
    • Trinidad
    • West-Indian
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Interested in
    • Commercials
    • Film (Professional)
    • Modelling
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Accents (UK)
    • Birmingham
    • London
    • Manchester
    • Northern England
    • Northern Irish
    • RP
    • Yorkshire
    General Dance Skills
    • Bollywood
    • Jazz
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    Experienced In
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Radio
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV