Adhir Kalyan age, personal life, acting career

Adhir Kalyan, a South African actor best known for his work on the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement, was born on August 4, 1983. In this article we will look into hislife and bio.

Biography profile of Adhir Kalyan

Adhir Kalyan Biography
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Full name: Adhir Kalyan
Date of birth: 4 August 1983
Place of birth: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Education: Marklands High School
Height: 1.73m
Occupation: Actor
Known for: Rules of Engagement
Political party: Democratic Alliance (DA)
Net worth: $8 million
Nationality: South African

Early life of Adhir Kalyan

Kalyan was born to an Indian South African family in the city of Durban, South Africa. Santosh Vinita “Sandy” Kalyan, his mother, served as a legislator for the Democratic Alliance in the South African National Assembly. [1]

Education of Adhir Kalyan

Kalyan finished high school in Durban at Marklands. He appeared in several shows in South Africa before travelling abroad, including stage adaptations of Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, The Ground Under Her Feet by Salman Rushdie, and Macbeth by Shakespeare.

Personal life of Adhir Kalyan

Emily Wilson married Adhir Kalyan over the weekend on October 1 at the Colony 29 resort in Palm Springs, CA. Photos of the various guests were shared on Instagram. It was lovely small wedding. Moreover, the actor is known to have at least 1 child. [2]

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Career of Adhir Kalyan

Adhir Kalyan Biography
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In order to further his acting career, Kalyan relocated to London in 2005. There, he landed parts like Arjmand Younis in the BBC’s Holby City (series 8), Arjmand Kirmani in the Irish network RTÉ One’s Fair City, and Ramal Kirmani in Spooks (series 5). Kalyan also had appearances in a lot of indie movies.

In the 2009 film Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Kalyan played Pahud, a young man who admired his love Parisa. He also appeared as a fired employee in Up in the Air and the cheerleader comedy Fired Up. Thereafter, he made an appearance in Youth in Revolt in 2010 and played a supporting role in No Strings Attached in 2011. Moreover, he debuted in the Fox science fiction criminal drama Second Chance in late 2015.

Recent to present works

Kalyan was chosen in December 2019 to play Afghan interpreter Awalmir Karimi (“Al”), the lead character in the CBS comedy United States of Al. On April 1, 2021, the sitcom made its debut amid controversy. The program, which debuted to generally unfavorable reviews, was slammed for its humor and usage of out-of-date stereotypes. In particular, critics criticized the casting of an Indian actor who was born in South Africa to play an Afghan lead and his use of an unreliable accent. [3]

Net worth

His estimated net worth is $5 million right now, but by 2023, it’s anticipated to reach $8 million. Kalyan is anticipated to earn $2 million in 2023 as opposed to $1 million in 2021.