Sendhil Ramamurthy

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

Ramamurthy in 2007, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Sendhil Amithab Ramamurthy

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 17, 1974

Ethnicity: Indian [Kannadiga, Tamil]

Sendhil Ramamurthy is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the series Heroes, Beauty and the Beast, and Covert Affairs.

HIs father is Kannadiga and his mother is Tamil. Kannadiga and Tamil are ethnic groups and languages that originate in the South of India. He has said that he is not fluent in Kannada nor Hindi. His cousin is comedian, film director, screenwriter, and actor Jay Chandrasekhar. Sendhil is married to Polish-born U.K. actress Olga Sosnovska, with whom he has two children.

Sendhil has stated:

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.


Curious about ethnicity

3 Responses

  1. WTF says:

    he’s a fine ass indian man

  2. Lizzy says:

    He’s soooo goodlooking! I love Indian men.

  3. KissOfDanger says:

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

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