THE RESIDENT

MANISH DAYAL

as Dr. Devon Pravesh

fpn slider image in three sizes

A talented actor and burgeoning director, Manish Dayal continues to engage audiences with dynamic roles on film and television.

Dayal is perhaps best known for his starring role as “Hassan Kadam” in “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” opposite Helen Mirren, directed by Lasse Hallström and produced by Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey.

He also starred in “Viceroy’s House,” directed by Gurinder Chadha, alongside Gillian Anderson, Hugh Bonneville and Michael Gambon. In features, Dayal also appeared opposite Emma Roberts and Kristin Chenoweth in the streaming romantic comedy “Holidate,” directed by John Whitesell and written by Tiffany Paulsen. 

He will next be seen in “Rise,” a film following the rise of Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family as they lift themselves out of a life of poverty as undocumented immigrants living in Greece. Dayal plays Giannis’s agent navigating the 18-year-old through the NBA draft.

Currently, Dayal is developing a limited series, “Stringer,” based on Anjan Sundaram’s memoir, “Stringer: A Reporter’s Journey into the Congo.” The short film “Fifteen Years Later” marked his directorial debut. Dayal also stars in the film, opposite Matt McGorry and Rachel Brosnahan. The film premiered at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles and the New York Indian Film Festival.

On television, he has appeared in notable roles in “Halt and Catch Fire” and “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Additional credits include “90210,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “The Good Wife,” “Rubicon,” “Switched at Birth,” “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” and “The Domino Effect.” Additionally, Dayal directed an episode of THE RESIDENT during Season Five.

On stage, he played the lead in The New Group's twice-extended Off-Broadway comedy hit, “Rafta Rafta,” by Ayub Khan Din, named by Entertainment Weekly as one of the 10 best plays of the year.

Other Cast Photos

Bio

A talented actor and burgeoning director, Manish Dayal continues to engage audiences with dynamic roles on film and television.

Dayal is perhaps best known for his starring role as “Hassan Kadam” in “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” opposite Helen Mirren, directed by Lasse Hallström and produced by Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey.

He also starred in “Viceroy’s House,” directed by Gurinder Chadha, alongside Gillian Anderson, Hugh Bonneville and Michael Gambon. In features, Dayal also appeared opposite Emma Roberts and Kristin Chenoweth in the streaming romantic comedy “Holidate,” directed by John Whitesell and written by Tiffany Paulsen. 

He will next be seen in “Rise,” a film following the rise of Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family as they lift themselves out of a life of poverty as undocumented immigrants living in Greece. Dayal plays Giannis’s agent navigating the 18-year-old through the NBA draft.

Currently, Dayal is developing a limited series, “Stringer,” based on Anjan Sundaram’s memoir, “Stringer: A Reporter’s Journey into the Congo.” The short film “Fifteen Years Later” marked his directorial debut. Dayal also stars in the film, opposite Matt McGorry and Rachel Brosnahan. The film premiered at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles and the New York Indian Film Festival.

On television, he has appeared in notable roles in “Halt and Catch Fire” and “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Additional credits include “90210,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “The Good Wife,” “Rubicon,” “Switched at Birth,” “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” and “The Domino Effect.” Additionally, Dayal directed an episode of THE RESIDENT during Season Five.

On stage, he played the lead in The New Group's twice-extended Off-Broadway comedy hit, “Rafta Rafta,” by Ayub Khan Din, named by Entertainment Weekly as one of the 10 best plays of the year.