Sanjeev Bhaskar

Sanjeev Bhaskar
Comedian

Sanjeev Bhaskar, OBE is a British-Asian comedian and actor, best known for his work in the BBC Two comedy series ‘Goodness Gracious Me’ and as host of ‘The Kumars at No. 42’. He also presented and starred in a documentary series called India with Sanjeev Bhaskar where he travelled India and visited his ancestral home in today’s Pakistan. In 2003, he was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy. In 2005, Sanjeev was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year Honours List.

Sanjeev, the Kumars and Gareth Gates collectively released the official single for Comic Relief in 2003, which spent three weeks at number 1 and was the second highest selling single of the year. Sanjeev, who has been a supporter of the Prince’s Charities for a number of years, was part of the advisory group that conceptualised The British Asian Trust for the Prince of Wales and is proud to now become its ambassador.

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