Aarti Mann

Indian-American actress Aarti Mann is widely recognized for her signature role as Priya Koothrappali on the hit comedy "The Big Bang Theory" (CBS, 2007- ). Her first screen part came as a supporting player in "The ... Read more »
Born: 03/02/1978 in Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Actor (9)

I'll See You In My Dreams 2015 (Movie)

Dr.DaSilva (Actor)

NCIS: New Orleans 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sharon 1.2.3 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Scandal 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Suits 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Wendell & Vinnie 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Leverage 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Big Bang Theory 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Heroes 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Biography

Indian-American actress Aarti Mann is widely recognized for her signature role as Priya Koothrappali on the hit comedy "The Big Bang Theory" (CBS, 2007- ). Her first screen part came as a supporting player in "The Memsahib" (2006), the directorial debut by her sister, Kruti Majmudar. A few years later, Mann briefly appeared in an episode of the sci-fi/drama series "Heroes" (NBC, 2006-2010) and had a small role in the feature comedy "Today's Special" (2009). Her big break finally arrived in 2010, when she was cast as the recurring character of Priya, giving her considerably more visibility as an actress.

Relationships

Kruti Majmudar Casting Associate

Sister

EDUCATION

New York University

Milestones

2010

Cast as Priya on "The Big Bang Theory"

2009

Had a supporting role in the feature comedy "Today's Special," starring Aasif Mandvi

2006

Appeared as Mirabai in "The Memsahib," directed by her sister, Kruti Majmudar

Bonus Trivia

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"Everything that I’ve accomplished, I’ve accomplished on my own. I don’t feel entitled to success. When there’s so much desperation in Hollywood, you feel like you’ve won the lottery when you book something. But I don’t let that cloud my ability to come onto the set of 'The Big Bang Theory.'" -- from Pittsburgh Magazine, Feb. 2012

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"My mom always knew I was going to be an actor because I was a ham from the very beginning, so she would push me toward it, which is really unconventional for Indian families to do." -- from The Post and Courier, May 15, 2011

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Since Mann was raised in Pittsburgh, she has had to work on having an Indian accent for a number of her roles.

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