Satya Bhabha

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Satya Bhabha
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Born
Satya Sorab Bhabha

(1983-12-13) 13 December 1983 (age 39)
London, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
United States[ citation needed ]
OccupationActor
Years active2003present

Satya Sorab Bhabha (born 13 December 1983) is a British actor known for his role as Matthew Patel in the 2010 film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and his recurring role as Shivrang in New Girl .

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Life and career

Bhabha was born in London, England. His father, professor Homi K. Bhabha, is an Indian Zoroastrian of Parsi heritage. [1] His mother, lecturer Jacqueline Bhabha (née Strimpel), was born in India, to German Jewish parents, and grew up in Italy. [2] He is a graduate of Yale University, [3] where he acted in and directed student theatre productions, is said to have been a member of Skull and Bones, and was a recipient of the Louis Sudler Prize for Excellence in the Arts.

In 2010, Bhabha appeared in the film version of the graphic novel Scott Pilgrim , entitled Scott Pilgrim vs. the World . Bhabha plays the lead role in the Deepa Mehta film Midnight's Children (2012), based on Salman Rushdie's novel Midnight's Children . [4]

In 2012, Bhabha was cast in the Fox sitcom New Girl. He plays a love interest and fiancé of Hannah Simone's character Cece.

Bhabha has been playing the cello since he was very young and has performed around the world in symphonies, as well as with different chamber ensembles. He has played cello for the band He's My Brother She's My Sister , a Los Angeles-based group. He has been married to his husband since 2016. [5]

Filmography

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2003 Swordswallowers and Thin Men Jon Weiner
2010 Fair Game B.U. Student No.2
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Matthew PatelNominated—Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble
Nominated—Scream Award for Best Villain (shared with Chris Evans, Brandon Routh, Mae Whitman, Shota Saito  [ ja ], Keita Saito  [ ja ] and Jason Schwartzman)
2011WeightingGenericShort
2012 Midnight's Children Saleem Sinai
2014American Dream: The True StoryJosh D'Souza
2015Miss India AmericaSanjay
2018 Dude Mr. Bemis
2018 Change in the Air Josh
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2011 The Good Wife Jimal Mifsud1 episode (season 3: episode 1)
NCIS Asa Zoranj1 episode
2012CollegeHumor OriginalsPavel1 episode
2013 New Girl ShivrangRecurring role, 7 episodes:
"Cooler" (season 2: episode 15)
"Parking Spot" (season 2: episode 17)
"Tinfinity" (season 2: episode 18)
"Bachelorette Party" (season 2: episode 22)
"Virgins" (season 2: episode 23)
"Winston's Birthday" (season 2: episode 24)
"Elaine's Big Day" (season 2: episode 25)
2014 Key & Peele Terrorist No. 2"Terrorist Meeting" (season 5: episode 3)
2015 Eastsiders JaredRecurring role, 6 episodes:
"Weirder than Normal" (season 2: episode 1)
"Jump" (season 2: episode 2)
"And Gomorrah" (season 2: episode 4)
"Sex Therapy" (season 2: episode 8)
"Afternoon Delight" (season 2: episode 5)
Thick Like a Lotion" (season 2: episode 8)
2015 Young & Hungry Kal"Young & How Gabi Got Her Job Back" (season 2: episode 11)
2017-18 Sense8 HabibRecurring role, 5 episodes: [6]
"Who Am I?" (season 2: episode 2)
"Obligate Mutualisms" (season 2: episode 3)
"Polyphony" (season 2: episode 4)
"Isolated Above, Connected Below" (season 2: episode 6)
"Amor Vincit Omnia" (season 2: episode 12)
2021-22 Gossip Girl Director, 2 episodes:
"Blackberry Narcissus" (season 1: episode 9)
"Games, Trains and Automobiles" (season 2: episode 5)
Web Series
YearTitleRole
2015The New Adventures of Peter and WendyJohn Smee
2016The Gay and Wondrous Life of Caleb Gallo Andy

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