BBC Scotland’s brand new TV show Getting Hitched Asian Style started on Thursday, March 7th.

The three-part series follows Saffron Events (one of Glasgow’s biggest Asian wedding planners) and all of the luxurious and glitzy weddings they throw.

Here’s what you should know about the comedic narrator Sanjeev Kohli, and where you might have seen – or heard – him before.

Sanjeev Kohli at the European Championships Glasgow 2018 Opening Moment.

Who is Sanjeev Kohli?

Sanjeev Kohli is a 47-year-old actor, comedian and writer.

He was born in Brent, London but moved at the age of three with his family to Glasgow, Scotland.

Sanjeev graduated from Glasgow University with a first-class degree in Maths and went on to study a PhD.

But after this, he changed career paths to become involved with drama and comedy.

You can follow his hilarious Twitter account @govindajeggy to keep up to date with his comedic work.

What has Sanjeev Kohli been in?

You might recognise Sanjeev from some pretty well-known TV and film.

In 2012, he appeared in season 2 of Fresh Meat as the dentistry lecturer Dr Minaj.

He also featured in 2018’s Oscar and BAFTA-nominated film ‘Stan & Ollie’, alongside comic legends Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – AUGUST 01: Sanjeev Kohli poses for a photo during the European Championships Glasgow 2018 Opening Moment at George Square on August 1, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

But Sanjeev is most known for his work in Scottish sitcom Still Game, where he has been in over 45 episodes in the role as Navid Harrid.

He also does a lot of work in Radio. Most notably he writes and stars in Fags, Mags and Bags, a Scottish radio comedy broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

Picture Shows: A dramatic wedding set up by Saffron Events.

Sanjeev Kohli: Family

Sanjeev currently lives in Glasgow with his wife, Fiona, and their three kids.

He has two elder brothers, who still live in London.

Randeep Singh Kohli is a senior police officer for the London Met and Hardeep Singh Kohli is also a journalist and broadcaster, who has worked for the likes of The Guardian, The Observer and GQ magazine.

 

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