Danish Sait

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Danish Sait
Born (1987-07-01) 1 July 1987 (age 34)
Nationality Indian
Other namesRJ Danish Sait [1]
Mr. Nags
Occupation
  • Stand-up comedian
  • Television host
  • Radio jockey
  • Actor
  • Writer
Years active2013 – present
Spouse(s)
Anya Rangaswami
(m. 2021)
[2]
Relatives

Danish Sait (born 1 July 1987) is an Indian stand-up comedian, television host, radio jockey, actor, and writer who works in Kannada cinema. [3]

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Career

Danish Sait worked as a radio jockey for Supari on Fever 104 FM in 2013. [4] On the channel, he made several prank calls and enacted an array of fictional roles including Asgar, Chacko, Nagesh and Nograj. [5] He is also a stand-up comedian and is a part of the Bengaluru-based comedy group The Improv. [6] Starting in 2014, he hosted several sports shows including Pro Kabaddi League and the Cricket World Cup in 2015 before hosting Neevu Bhale Khiladi, a reality television show on Star Suvarna. [7] [8] He made his film debut with the Kannada movie Humble Politician Nograj in 2018 and portrayed the titular character in the film in addition to co-writing the film with director Saad Khan. [9] [10] [7] The film released to positive reviews with one critic stating that "Danish Sait never fails to draw the audience, irrespective of where and how he plans to entertain. What is appealing is that he remains true to the character of Nograj ". [11] In 2020, he starred in the Hindi-language web series Afsos as a tourist in Mumbai. [12] That same year, he starred in the comedy French Biriyani as an auto driver along with Sal Yusuf, whom he worked with in The Improv. [13] [6] In the film, he reprised the role of Asgar from his prank calls. [14] He is set to star in 777 Charlie alongside Rakshit Shetty. [15]

He has worked with the Bengaluru based team Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League as an anchor and mascot for the team, he also plays as Mr. Nags on the RCB Insider Show. [16]

He also has a YouTube Channel of his name where there he plays the role of several characters like Rammurthy Avre, Jaya Didi, and many other characters in parody videos, where he as different characters converse with each other on daily happenings.[ citation needed ]

Personal life

His sister Kubbra Sait is an actress while his uncle Tanveer Sait is a politician. [17] [18] His grandfather, Azeez Sait, was a minister in Karnataka. [1] He married Anya Rangaswamy, a graphic designer. [19] [2]

Filmography

Danish Sait
Personal information
Nationality Indian
Occupation
  • Stand-up comedian
  • Television host
  • Radio jockey
  • Actor
  • Writer
YouTube information
Channel
Location Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Years active2012 – present
GenreSketch comedy and Parody Interviews
Subscribers207 K [20]
Total views17.059 million [20]
Network Independent
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg100,000 subscribers

Updated: 12 April 2021
Key
Dagger-14-plain.pngDenotes films that have not yet been released
YearTitleRoleNotesRef.
2018 Humble Politician Nograj NograjAlso writer and lyricist for "Problem Song" [21] [22]
Improv All Stars: Games NightHimselfEnglish television film [23]
2020 Afsos Jim Hindi web series [24]
French Biriyani Asgar [25]
777 CharlieDagger-14-plain.pngKarshan RoyFilming [26]
2021One Cut Two Cut An Flower Came Dagger-14-plain.pngGopiFilming

Television

YearTitleRoleChannelNotes
2014WOW AwardsHost Zoom TV
Pro Kabaddi League Season 1 Host Star Sports
2015The Live Quotient AwardsHostZoom TV
Cricket World Cup HostStar Sports
The RCB Insider Series HostStar Sports
Pro Kabaddi League Season 2 HostStar Sports
2015 16Neevu Bhale KhiladiHost Star Suvarna
2016 The RCB Insider Series HostStar Sports
2017 62nd Filmfare Awards Emcee Sony Entertainment
The RCB Insider Series HostStar Sports
2018 Cricbuzz Live on Cricbuzz HostStar Sports

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryOutcomeRef.
2018Outlook Social Media AwardsBreakout Star of the YearWon [27]
Wow Awards Asia: Live Quotient AwardsBest Master of Ceremonies for Corporate & Lifestyle Events - MaleWon [28]
2019 8th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Debutant Actor (for Humble Politician Nograj)Won [17]

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