The Kumars. Sanjeev (Sanjeev Bhaskar)

Sanjeev Bhaskar is a comedy writer and performer known for co-creating and starring in the BBC radio and TV sketch show Goodness Gracious Me, and as the presenter of sitcom-cum-chat show The Kumars At No. 42. His other acting work includes roles in shows such as Horrible Histories and The Indian Doctor.

More information

Born
Thursday 31st October 1963
Title
Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE
Nationality
English

Awards

National Television Awards, The 2021
Drama Performance: Longlisted
BAFTA Television Awards 2003
Best Entertainment Performance: Nominee

Credits

Year Production Role
2021 Sandylands - Series 2 Les Vegas
2021 Cheltenham Literature Festival Self
2021 Hitmen - Series 2: Hitmen Reloaded
  1. E1 - Episode One
Robin Sharma
2021 Attack Of The Hollywood Clichés! Self
2021 Hennikay Tony
2021 Raj! Imran Afridi
2021 Gossip And Goddesses With Granny Kumar Composer
2020 Comedians: Home Alone
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2020 Now Wash Your Hands
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2020 Sandylands - Series 1 Les Vegas
2019 Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans Mr Felix
2019 Yesterday Jed Malik
2019 Good Omens - Series 1
  1. E6 - The Very Last Day Of The Rest Of Their Lives
Giles Baddicombe
2019 Porters - Series 2 Mr. Pradeep
2018 Horrible Histories - Series 7
  1. Special - Awesome Ancient Civilisations
Indian Dignitary
2018 Dead Ringers - An Alien Has Landed
  1. An Alien Has Landed
Geoff
2018 Harry Hill's Tea Time - Series 2
  1. E5 - Sanjeev Bhaskar
  2. Special - Unseen
  3. Special - Best Of
Guest
2017 Paddington 2 Dr Jafri
2017 Porters - Series 1 Mr. Pradeep
2017 Horrible Histories - Series 7
  1. E6 - Ingenious Inventors
Thinner Fries Customer
2017 Horrible Histories - Series 7
  1. E3 - Ridiculous Romantics
Shah Jahan
2017 Horrible Histories - Series 7
  1. Special - Monstrous Musicians
  2. E5 - Heroic Heroes And Villainous Villains
  3. Special - Savage Songs Special
  4. Special - Awesome Ancient Civilisations
Greek
2017 Horrible Histories - Series 7
  1. E10 - Horrid Health
Sore Foot Patient
2017 Horrible Histories - Series 7
  1. E10 - Horrid Health
Enema Patient
2017 Election Spy Sunni
2017 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 5
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2016 Richard E. Grant On... Ealing Comedies
  1. E3 - Killer Jokes
Self
2016 Limbo Paul
2015 Goodness Gracious Me - India Special Writer
2015 Goodness Gracious Me - India Special Various
2015 Absolutely Anything Ray
2015 Horrible Histories - Series 6
  1. E6 - Crafty Cleopatra
  2. E7 - Gorgeous George III
  3. E9 - Wily Winston Churchill
  4. E10 - Tricky Queen Vicky
  5. Special - It's A Wicked World Special
Ensemble Actor
2015 Horrible Histories - Series 6
  1. E4 - Naughty Napoleon
Sheikh Dean Mahomet
2015 Drunk History - Series 1
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Robert Baden-Powell
2014 Goodness Gracious Me - Reunion Special Writer
2014 Goodness Gracious Me - Reunion Special Various
2014 50 Years Of BBC 2 Comedy Self
2014 Duck Quacks Don't Echo - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. Special - Extra
Guest
2014 The Kumars Composer
2014 The Kumars Producer
2014 The Kumars Writer
2014 The Kumars Sanjeev
2013 The Indian Doctor - Series 3 (BBC One Daytime) Dr. Prem Sharma
2013 The Indian Doctor - Series 3 (BBC Wales) Dr. Prem Sharma
2013 The Meaning Of Liff At 30 Guest
2012 Outnumbered - Christmas Special
  1. 2012 Christmas Special
Ray
2012 Just Around The Corner Marvin
2012 Would I Lie To You? - Series 6
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. Special - The Unseen Bits
Guest
2012 The Indian Doctor - Series 2 Dr. Prem Sharma
2012 Monty Python: Almost The Truth
  1. E2 - Episode II: The Much Funnier Second Episode - Flying Circus Included
  2. E5 - Episode V: Lust For Glory!
  3. E6 - Episode VI: Finally! The Last Episode Ever! (For Now...)
Self
2011 You Have Been Watching... David Croft (as Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE) Self
2011 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2011
  1. E10 - Sanjeev Bhaskar's Little Cracker
Director
2011 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2011 Writer
2011 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2011 Dad
2011 Arthur Christmas Lead Elf (Voice)
2010 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2010
  1. E12 - Meera Syal's Little Cracker
Papa
2010 ElvenQuest - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Emperor Jackie
2010 ElvenQuest - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Dietica
2010 The Indian Doctor - Series 1 Dr. Prem Sharma
2010 Would I Lie To You? - Series 4
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2010 It's A Wonderful Afterlife Curry Man
2010 I've Never Seen Star Wars - Series 3 (as Sanjeev Baskar)
  1. E1 - Sanjeev Baskar
Guest
2009 He's Not The Messiah, He's A Very Naughty Boy Host / Presenter
2009 Boyle's Law Detective Vincent Boyle
2009 Mumbai Calling - Series 1
  1. E7 - All That Glitters Is Not Glass
Director
2009 Mumbai Calling - Series 1
  1. E2 - Home Comforts
  2. E4 - Boy To Man
  3. E6 - My Mate Mumbai
Writer (Additional Material)
2009 Mumbai Calling - Series 1 Writer
2009 Mumbai Calling - Series 1 Kenny Gupta
2008 That's No Job For An Asian Self
2008 Love Soup - Series 2
  1. E3 - Dream Twister
Mitch
2007 Mark Lawson Talks To Sanjeev Bhaskar Guest
2007 Heresy - Series 4
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2007 Mumbai Calling - Pilot Writer
2007 Mumbai Calling - Pilot Kenny Gupta
2006 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 7 Sanjeev Kumar
2005 Heresy - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2005 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 6 Writer
2005 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 6 Sanjeev Kumar
2004 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 5 Sanjeev Kumar
2003 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 4 Sanjeev Kumar
2003 Have I Got News For You - Series 25
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Host / Presenter
2003 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 3 Writer
2003 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 3 Sanjeev Kumar
2002 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 2
  1. E9 - George Best, Davina McCall, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Guest
2002 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 2 Writer
2002 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 2 Sanjeev Kumar
2001 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 1 Writer
2001 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 1 Sanjeev Kumar
2001 Small Potatoes - Series 2 Rick Roy
2001 Goodness Gracious Me - Back Where They Came From Composer
2001 Goodness Gracious Me - Back Where They Came From Writer
2001 Goodness Gracious Me - Back Where They Came From Various
2001 Room 101 - Series 6
  1. E3 - Sanjeev Bhaskar
Guest
2000 Have I Got News For You - Series 20
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2000 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3 Composer
2000 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3 Writer
2000 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3 Various
1999 Small Potatoes - Series 1 Rick Roy
1999 Goodness Gracious Me - Goodness Gracious Me Night Composer
1999 Goodness Gracious Me - Goodness Gracious Me Night Writer
1999 Goodness Gracious Me - Goodness Gracious Me Night Various
1998 Jonathan Creek - Series 2
  1. Special - Black Canary
Doctor
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2 Composer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2 Writer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2 Various
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3 Writer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3 Various
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1 Composer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1 Writer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1 Various
1997 We Know Where You Live Various
1997 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2 Writer
1997 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2 Various
1997 Captain Butler Adeel
1996 Masala FM Actor
1996 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1 Writer
1996 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1 Various
1996 The Real McCoy - Series 5
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Writer (Additional Material)
1996 Jo Brand Through The Cakehole - Series 2
  1. E4 - A Bit Racey
Ensemble Actor
1988 Comic Relief
  1. E17 - Comic Relief 2019
Self
1988 Comic Relief
  1. E17 - Comic Relief 2019
Official
1988 Comic Relief
  1. E19 - Comic Relief 2021
Next Slide Guy

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Sanjeev Bhaskar on IMDb

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