Sendhil Ramamurthy

by ethnic on June 8, 2010


Sendhil Ramamurthy at the 24th Annual William S. Paley Televisio

Birth Name:

Sendhil Ramamurthy

Birth Place:

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

What Race or Ethnicity?:

Kannada nad Tamil Indian

Sendhil Ramamurthy plays Mohinder Suresh in the series Heroes. He was born to a Kannada Indian father and a Tamil mother. Both Kannada and Tamil are ethnic groups/languages that originate in the South of India. He admits that he is not fluent in Kannada nor Hindi.

“My mother is Tamil. My dad is Kannada. I can barely manage Kannada. I don’t know Hindi at all. For those 15 words in ‘Shor’, I got a Hindi coach to tutor me and then I memorised them on my I-Pod. On my treadmill or while driving I learnt those 15 words,”


Photo by s_bukley/

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

WTF June 26, 2014 at 6:24 am

he’s a fine ass indian man

Lizzy February 7, 2012 at 6:32 pm

He’s soooo goodlooking! I love Indian men.

KissOfDanger January 23, 2012 at 10:10 pm

Wait a minute you mean this sexy man right here has NO comments!? Ya’ll laggin. Sendhil is the man.

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