The Big Bang Theory introduced fans to Kunal Nayyar's star physicist Rajesh Koothrappali for twelve seasons. The actor has just confessed his desire to fulfill a dream of the sitcom character.
The Big Bang Theory , one of the most successful sitcoms of recent times on television, which aired on the CBS broadcast network for 12 seasons, first introduced Rajesh Koothrappali, the most introverted character on the show.
In the hit sitcom, Raj, as he was known among The Big Bang Theory's gang of scientific friends, was played by actor Kunal Nayyar in the twelve installments with which the series got into the hearts of viewers. The physical star had a serious problem, and it was none other than his limitation to talk to women.
The Big Bang Theory was the series that launched Kunal Nayyar to stardom. Since the sitcom wrapped up in 2019, the actor who played Raj has taken on various roles centered around dark characters like Criminal UK. Now, his new role is in the series Suspicion, a suspenseful drama that premiered this February 4 on Apple TV + .
Fans of The Big Bang Theory always saw Raj and his group of friends as good lovers of comics, making constant references to fantasy movies and series of which they were very knowledgeable. There were many times that Nayyar's character was heard talking about the saga of The Lord of the Rings.
Watching those episodes of The Big Bang Theory, any fan might have thought that these kinds of likes were only framed for the character Rajesh Koothrappali in the series. However, in a recent Kunal Nayyar interview with Digital Spy, it was revealed that the actor is not far from the star physique.
While Nayyar is playing his new character Aadesh Patel in Suspicion, fans of The Big Bang Theory will soon be able to see him take on a role in Spaceman of Bohemia . But, the role the actor really wants is in the new Amazon Prime Video series, The Lord of the Rings .
While Kunal Nayyar spoke to the British outlet about his role in Suspicion, he was asked what his dream role was and what production he currently has his sights set on. The former star of The Big Bang Theory confessed that he wants to rest from comedy for the time being, and that as a lover of fantasy like Raj, he is interested in playing a character in The Lord of the Rings , which is being developed in the UK.