Bhasker Patel

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Bhasker Patel
Born (1956-02-07) 7 February 1956 (age 66)[1]
OccupationActor
Years active1980–present
Notable work
Emmerdale (2011–)

Bhasker Patel (born 7 February 1956) is a British actor[1][2] best known for his role as Rishi Sharma in the British soap opera Emmerdale, in which he has starred since 2011.[3]

Selected filmography[edit | edit source]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Temple Guard
1994 A Business Affair Jaboul
2004 Thunderbirds Kyrano
2005 The Call of the Toad Chatterjee
2011 Junkhearts Hasan
2012 Pulp Stan
2016 Snowden Marwan Al-Kirmani
TV
Year Title Role Notes
1981 Play for Today Vijay 1 episode: "The Garland"
1982 Grange Hill Raam Patel Episode #5.4
1984 Crown Court Rahim Shah 1 episode: "Paki Basher: Part 1"
The Lenny Henry Show Karate Freak Episode #1.6
1985, 1988, 1992, 2002, 2004 The Bill Pharmacist; Naseeruddin; Councillor Lamb; Arun Rupani; Hashim 6 episodes
1987, 1992 Brookside Nawaz Hamoud Recurring role, 6 episodes
1989 The Real Eddy English Krishna Verma 3 episodes
1992 Civvies Marway 4 episodes
1993 Birds of a Feather Mr Patel 1 episode: "The Beautiful Game"
1996 Only Fools and Horses Dr. Singh 1 episode: "Modern Men"
1998, 2002, 2004 Casualty Mr. Hiberto; Shiftie; Awais Chowdry 4 episodes
1999 Pure Wickedness Dr. Raju Patel 4 episodes
2000 Arabian Nights Carpet Seller Two-part mini-series; 2 episodes
The Scarlet Pimpernel Khalid 1 episode: "Ennui"
North Square Sanju Mogdhil Episode #1.8
2002 Always and Everyone Raj Verma Supporting role, 6 episodes (Series 4)
2004 Coronation Street Unknown Guest role
2005 Ethelbert the Tiger Dilip Voice only; 40 episodes
2007 Trial & Retribution Newsagent 1 episode: "Curriculum Vitae: Part 1"
Holby Blue Salim Akram Episode #1.6
2008 Doctor Who Jival Chowdry 1 episode: "Turn Left"
2009 Law & Order: UK Dr. Singh 1 episode: "Community Service"
2011 Holby City Anil Sharma 1 episode: "In Between Days"
2011–present Emmerdale Rishi Sharma Series regular, 660+ episodes (so far)
2013 The Lingo Show Jaadoo Voice only; 5 episodes

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Bhaskar Patel". BFI. Retrieved 18 September 2020.
  2. "BHASKER PATEL: FROM UGANDA TO EMMERDALE". All About Horsham magazine. 4 August 2014. Retrieved 2020-09-20.
  3. "Emmerdale star Bhasker Patel backs new ACT FAST stroke campaign". Asian Image. 22 February 2017. Retrieved 18 September 2020.

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