Sanjit De Silva
Sanjit De Silva
|Born||October 31, 1976|
Colombo, Sri Lanka
|Education||New York University (MFA)|
De Silva appeared in his first television series, American Desi, in the role of Chandu. In 2005 he appeared as a doctor in Jonny Zero and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. De Silva has also appeared in several Law & Order franchises, where he appeared as Ali Mohammed in season 17, episode 15: "Melting Pot". In 2013, he directed his first film Time After where he received funds from Kickstarter with over 200 backers for the film.
In 2016, De Silva appeared in Thomas Kail's production of the world premiere of Dry Powder at The Public Theater in New York City opposite Hank Azaria, Claire Danes and John Krasinski. In Summer of 2016, De Silva performed at New York's Shakespeare in the Park in Troilus and Cressida. He also appeared in TV commercials on behalf of Shakespeare in the Park.
He starred as Azeem Bhatti in the play An Ordinary Muslim, written by Hammaad Chaudry at the New York Theatre Workshop in 2018.
|2008||After Hiroshima Mon Amour|
|2009||The Hungry Ghosts||Mohammed|
|2010||The Company Men||Tom|
|2013||Time After||Vivek Pandya|
|2014||Saving Rohan||Arun Mehta|
|2015||The Girl Is in Trouble||Indran|
|2005||Law & Order: Trial by Jury||A.D.A. Ed Kapoor|
|2005||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Doctor|
|2005||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||V.J|
|2006||Six Degrees||Happy Man|
|2007||Law & Order||Ali Mohammed|
|2007||I'm Paige Wilson||Myles Mitchell|
|2009||The Unusuals||Vikram Neel|
|2010||The Good Wife||Amal Verma|
|2011||Blue Bloods||Sammy Khan|
- "Sanjit De Silva – About This Person – Movies & TV". NYTimes.com. September 21, 2015. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
- Sanjit De Silva (September 1, 2009). "A Personal Reflection". The Journal. The Actors Center. 1 (1). Archived from the original on March 5, 2016.
- Jonny Zero (TV Series 2005–) on IMDb
- Law & Order "Melting Pot" (TV episode 2007) on IMDb
- "Kickstarter – Time After by Sanjit De Silva". Kickstarter. September 23, 2014. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
- "The Verdict: What Do Critics Think of Dry Powder?" by Olivia Clement, Playbill, March 23, 2016
- Daniel, Smriti (1 September 2013). "Kick-starting a change from within". SundayTimes. Retrieved 22 September 2015.