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|Birthday||April 30, 1981|
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CharacterEditDr. Rajesh Koothrappali (Kunal Nayyar) is Howard Wolowitz's best friend and yet another genius; his name is usually shortened to "Raj". He is originally from and he works in the Physics department at Caltech, where his area of expertise is particle . Until the end of season 6, Raj was extremely shy when it comes to dealing with ; he was unable to speak to them unless he drank . Raj communicates with his parents, Dr. V. M. Koothrappali and Mrs. Koothrappali, in India through a . Raj is often seen wearing a layered combination of two and with a over them.
- St. Columba's School (, ) High School Education
- (], ) BS in Business (BSS)
- (, United States) Masters in Fine Arts (MFA)
Personal LifeEditNayyar has been married to 2006 winner since 2011.
- Recently, Nayyar teamed up with Arun Das to write the critically acclaimed play Cotton Candy, which is currently still running in New Delhi, India.
- Nayyar also previously guest-starred in the CBS drama ' (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) in the episode “Suspicion” (Season 4, Episode 12), in which he played Youssef Zidan, a terrorist.
- He was on on April 22, 2009 and on ' on May 8th.
- He voiced Gupta de Badger in "Ice Age 4: Continental Drift"
- He currently voices Sanjay's dad (Vijay) in the Nickelodeon cartoon "Sanjay and Craig"
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