Biography

PortraitArtist and dancer by nature, an actor by choice! As a student of the arts Kal has always pursued opportunities that offer creative freedom. He loves drawing, painting and the medium of animation. After graduating School of Visual Arts, Kal studied acting at several schools in New York including William Esper, T. Schreiber and Stella Adler Studios. In 2005 Kal landed the role of Shaheed in the feature film "Khel Shuru" (the game is on). It was his debut as a lead actor and art director. In 2006 It opened to great reviews in selected U.S. cities. He lived in L.A for 3 years learning the ins and outs of the business and gained valuable experience working on countless sets. In 2009 He landed a guest-starring role on the SAG pilot "Titans of GEFA". In 2010 Kal starred in the feature film "Karma Road" which won the silver prize for best picture at the "Philadelphia International Film Festival". Kal can also be seen in the Hollywood film "New Year's Eve", which released December 2011.

****In Fall 2011. Kal landed the recurring role of "Sanjeev" on ABC's Pan Am". In 2012, He Co-starred on "Gossip Girl" and CBS's "Blue Bloods". In 2013 He played the role of Aaron on Fox's hit show, "The Following" for 7 episodes. Kal appeared on 3 episodes of "Black Box". Kal can be currently seen in season 4 of "Orange is the new Black" on Netflix, Comcast Xfinity Commercial and the film, "The Spectacular Jihad of Taz Rahim". Kal is also an avid Shakespeare fan and can be seen performing, scenes, plays ,monologues and readings throughout NJ and NY.

Kal believes life's only limitations are the ones we make for ourselves and is constantly learning new skills and growing. He wishes to thank his family and friends for supporting him on his creative journey.

Highlights

Television -3-2017. Kal performs as "Hamlet" at the ASC staged reading of "Hamlet in Action"
-Kal books role on "Orange is the New Black" season 4
-Kal completed 7 episodes of "Pan Am"
Played Aaron for 7 episodes on FOX'S hit show "The Following"
-Recently on 3 episodes of ABC's "Black Box"
-Co-starring on Epi. 214 of "Blue Bloods"
-Co-starring on Epi. 511 of "Gossip Girl"

-"Pan Am" has been picked up by ABC. yippie!!
-booked the Pilot "Pan Am"
-booked the SAG pilot "Titans of GEFA"

Film -"The Spectacular Jihad of Taz Rahim" gets a release date. May 15th 2015!
-1st trailer for "The Spectacular Jihad of Taz Rahim" hits the web.
- A teaser poster for "The Spectacular Jihad of Taz Rahim" hits the web.

-currently filming the movie "Mirage" in a Lead role.

-Completed the feature film "Spirit of Mumbai' releasing in 2014
-Completed the feature film film "Karma Road"
-landed a role in Garry Marshall's "New Year's Eve" which released in theaters December 2011.

Stage - Kal lands the role of Banquo and Malcolm in a new production of "Macbeth" Tim Burton meets Shakespeare.

Kal recently did performance labs which included the works of; Anton Chekov, Neil Simon, Ara Watson and William Shakespeare .

Commercial -Kal's first TV commercial for comcast Xfinity is now airing.
-Kal books print ads for IBM and BNY Mellon bank.
-Kal books print ad for "Target" India!
-books Latest New York Life insurance print ad.
-books AT&T commercial
-recently did a print ad for Verisign.
-booked "Taleo" print gig
-Kal's GE print ad releases!

Training -Most recently studied with on camera master Ron Burrus!

-Studied with Peter Miner!

Recently studied with Bill Esper, Austin Pendleton and Geoffrey Owens.


Statistics

Height: 5' 9"   Weight: 160
Hair: Black   Eyes: Dark Brown

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