Kulvinder Ghir

Kulvinder Ghir (born 10 August 1965) is a British actor, comedian and writer. Diversity in the entertainment industry has seen him perform on TV, film and theatre. His transition into comedy wasn't easy. As a young man, worried how his parents would react to his passion, he would secretly go off to comedy clubs to perform. Conquering tough audiences gave him the confidence to then move into the wide world of radio, film and television.

Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987)

Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan Finneran) and Sue ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Clarke
CAST:  Michelle Holmes  •  Siobhan Finneran  •  George Costigan  •  Kulvinder Ghir

Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan Finneran) and Sue ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Clarke
CAST:  Michelle Holmes  •  Siobhan Finneran  •  George Costigan  •  Kulvinder Ghir

The Arbor (2010)

Portrayal of the late Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar. Andrea Dunbar wrote honestly and unflinchingly about her upbringing on the notorious Buttershaw Estate in Bradford and was described as ‘a genius straight from the slums.’ When she died tragically at the age ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clio Barnard
CAST:  Kate Rutter  •  Christine Bottomley  •  George Costigan  •  Monica Dolan

Portrayal of the late Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar. Andrea Dunbar wrote honestly and unflinchingly about her upbringing on the notorious Buttershaw Estate in Bradford and was described as ‘a genius straight from the slums.’ When she died tragically at the age ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clio Barnard
CAST:  Kate Rutter  •  Christine Bottomley  •  George Costigan  •  Monica Dolan

Up There (2012)

Martin (deceased) is stuck in a dead-end job, welcoming the newly departed into the afterlife. All he dreams of is going 'Up There'. But his plans are thrown into disarray when he has to team up with the relentlessly chirpy Rash and together they lose a new arrival ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zam Salim
CAST:  Burn Gorman  •  Warren Brown  •  Iain De Caestecker  •  Jo Hartley

Martin (deceased) is stuck in a dead-end job, welcoming the newly departed into the afterlife. All he dreams of is going 'Up There'. But his plans are thrown into disarray when he has to team up with the relentlessly chirpy Rash and together they lose a new arrival ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zam Salim
CAST:  Burn Gorman  •  Warren Brown  •  Iain De Caestecker  •  Jo Hartley

Jadoo (2013)

This comedy revolves around two brothers, both wonderful chefs, who fall out catastrophically. At the climax of their dispute they rip the family recipe book in half - one brother gets the starters and the other gets the main courses. They set up rival restaurants, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amit Gupta
CAST:  Harish Patel  •  Tom Mison  •  Kulvinder Ghir  •  Nikesh Patel

This comedy revolves around two brothers, both wonderful chefs, who fall out catastrophically. At the climax of their dispute they rip the family recipe book in half - one brother gets the starters and the other gets the main courses. They set up rival restaurants, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amit Gupta
CAST:  Harish Patel  •  Tom Mison  •  Kulvinder Ghir  •  Nikesh Patel

Tomorrow La Scala! (2002)

Members of a British opera troupe mount a production of "Sweeney Todd" within a maximum-security prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francesca Joseph
CAST:  Jessica Hynes  •  Samantha Spiro  •  Shaun Dingwall  •  Karl Johnson

Members of a British opera troupe mount a production of "Sweeney Todd" within a maximum-security prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francesca Joseph
CAST:  Jessica Hynes  •  Samantha Spiro  •  Shaun Dingwall  •  Karl Johnson

31 North 62 East (2009)

A psychological thriller about how an elite SAS unit's position is revealed by the British Prime Minister to ensure an arms deal goes ahead and to secure his re-election.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tristan Loraine
CAST:  Heather Peace  •  Lee Godfrey  •  Aurélie Bargème  •  John Rhys-Davies

A psychological thriller about how an elite SAS unit's position is revealed by the British Prime Minister to ensure an arms deal goes ahead and to secure his re-election.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tristan Loraine
CAST:  Heather Peace  •  Lee Godfrey  •  Aurélie Bargème  •  John Rhys-Davies

Ealing Comedy (2008)

Alfie Singh, accountant turned film producer, has a great idea for a film. It's called Ealing Comedy and it's about an accountant turned film producer called Alfie Singh. Alfie will play himself and his real son, Paul, will play his son in the film. Turned down by ...  (more)

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CAST:  Kulvinder Ghir  •  Paul Raschid  •  Sasha Waddell  •  Alistair McGowan

Alfie Singh, accountant turned film producer, has a great idea for a film. It's called Ealing Comedy and it's about an accountant turned film producer called Alfie Singh. Alfie will play himself and his real son, Paul, will play his son in the film. Turned down by ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Kulvinder Ghir  •  Paul Raschid  •  Sasha Waddell  •  Alistair McGowan

Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj (2006)

Taj Mahal Badalandabad leaves Coolidge College behind for the halls of Camford University in England, where he looks to continue his education, and teach an uptight student how to make the most out of her academic career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mort Nathan
CAST:  Kal Penn  •  Daniel Percival  •  Lauren Cohan  •  Glen Barry

Taj Mahal Badalandabad leaves Coolidge College behind for the halls of Camford University in England, where he looks to continue his education, and teach an uptight student how to make the most out of her academic career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mort Nathan
CAST:  Kal Penn  •  Daniel Percival  •  Lauren Cohan  •  Glen Barry

Level Up (2016)

Gamers enter virtual reality video game contest for money only to realize things are not the way they seem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Randall
CAST:  Joshua Bowman  •  Neil Maskell  •  Leila Mimmack  •  William Houston

Gamers enter virtual reality video game contest for money only to realize things are not the way they seem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Randall
CAST:  Joshua Bowman  •  Neil Maskell  •  Leila Mimmack  •  William Houston

The Queen's Corgi (2019)

Since his arrival at Buckingham palace, Rex lives a life of luxury. Top dog, he has superseded his three fellow Corgis in Her Majesty’s heart. His arrogance can be quite irritating. When he causes a diplomatic incident during an official dinner with the President ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stassen  •  Vincent Kesteloot
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Rusty Shackleford  •  Jack Whitehall  •  Jo Wyatt

Since his arrival at Buckingham palace, Rex lives a life of luxury. Top dog, he has superseded his three fellow Corgis in Her Majesty’s heart. His arrogance can be quite irritating. When he causes a diplomatic incident during an official dinner with the President ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stassen  •  Vincent Kesteloot
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Rusty Shackleford  •  Jack Whitehall  •  Jo Wyatt

Blinded by the Light (2019)

In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Viveik Kalra  •  Nell Williams  •  Hayley Atwell  •  Kulvinder Ghir

In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Viveik Kalra  •  Nell Williams  •  Hayley Atwell  •  Kulvinder Ghir

Two Oranges and a Mango (1994)

A brother and sister travel from London to India for the funeral rites of their estranged Sikh father. For her it is a chance to discover more about her homeland, but for him the confrontation with foreign customs and the burden of new duties is unwelcome and traumatic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Posner
CAST:  Paul Bhattacharjee  •  Saeed Jaffrey  •  Nicola Arumugam  •  Marc Zuber

A brother and sister travel from London to India for the funeral rites of their estranged Sikh father. For her it is a chance to discover more about her homeland, but for him the confrontation with foreign customs and the burden of new duties is unwelcome and traumatic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Posner
CAST:  Paul Bhattacharjee  •  Saeed Jaffrey  •  Nicola Arumugam  •  Marc Zuber

Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band: The Official BBC Children in Need Medley (2009)

Big Chris leads a chorus of characters from various animated children's television shows in a medley of seven songs: 1. "Can You Feel It" 2. "Don't Stop" 3. "Jai Ho!" 4. "Tubthumping" 5. "Never Forget" 6. "Hey Jude" 7. "One Day Like This"  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Peter Kay  •  Ken Barrie  •  Carole Boyd  •  Neil Morrissey

Big Chris leads a chorus of characters from various animated children's television shows in a medley of seven songs: 1. "Can You Feel It" 2. "Don't Stop" 3. "Jai Ho!" 4. "Tubthumping" 5. "Never Forget" 6. "Hey Jude" 7. "One Day Like This"  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Peter Kay  •  Ken Barrie  •  Carole Boyd  •  Neil Morrissey