Nardeep Khurmi

Nardeep is an acclaimed writer, director, and actor hailing from the suburbs of Philly by way of Switzerland and England. You can usually catch him on some mountain in hiking gear or pigging out on some delicious street food. He studied at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, the FAMU Institute in Prague, Czech Republic, Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB), and is currently training with teacher Stephen Book. Recent credits include roles on SWAT, The Odd Couple, and recurring roles on Jane the Virgin and The Bold and the Beautiful. He is currently recurring on Legendary Entertainment and the Nerdist's show Orbital Redux, a revolutionary Sci-Fi show filmed and aired live. He is also ingrained in the theater community in Los Angeles and has appeared on stage with a number of theater companies including East West Players, Rogue Machine, Coeurage Theater Company, and Playwrights’ Arena.

Nardeep's most recent short film Pagg, about a Sikh-American's response to a hate crime on the 4th of July, (which he wrote, produced, directed, and starred in) has screened at over 25 film festivals, including 4 Academy Award Qualifying Festivals. Pagg has netted a slew of honors, including the prestigious Grand Jury Prize at the March on Washington Film Festival, Best Short at the South Asian International Film Festival of America, the Audience Choice Award at the First Glance Film Festival, and was voted one of the Top 10 Best Shorts at Cinequest. Nardeep has been nominated for Best Performance for his work in Pagg at a number of festivals including the Walla Walla Movie Crush alongside Rosemarie Dewitt. He most recently won Best Actor at the Queen Palm International Film Festival. His short film Monogamish, which explores sexual fluidity in a non-monogamous relationship, has screened at over 15 festivals worldwide and has netted itself many awards, including Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress awards. He also directed, shot, and produced a Youtube Vlog style adaptation of the novel "Flowers for Algernon" which has netted over 250,000 views.

Location Los Angeles