Gabe Lowan, 'Beauty and the beast': Sendhil Ramamurthy was born to a Kannadiga father and a Tamil mother.
Dr Rajesh Koothrappali, 'The Big Bang Theory': Kunal Nayyar was born in London, and brought up in Delhi.
Cece Parekh, 'New Girl': Hannah Simone was born in London, to an Indian father and a mother of German, Italian, and Greek Cypriot descent.
Kelly Kapoor, 'The Office': Mindy Kaling was born in Cambridge, to a Tamil father and Bengali mother.
Ellaria Sand, 'Game of Thrones': Actress Indira Varma was born in England to a Hindu father and a Swiss mother.
Dr. Neela Rasgotra, 'ER': Actress Parminder Kaur Nagra of 'Bend it like Beckham' fame was born to Sikh parents in England.
Kevin Venkataraghavan, 'How I Met Your Mother': Kal Penn was born in New Jersey, to an Indian couple. His mother Asmita, is a fragrance evaluator for a perfume company, and his father, Suresh Modi, is an engineer.
Abed Nadir, 'Community': Danny Pudi was born in Chicago to an Indian father and Polish mother.
Anwar Kharral, 'Skins': Actor Dev Patel was born in London to Indian Gujarati parents.
Timmy Patel, 'Rules of Engagement': Actor Adhir Kalyan was born in Durban, South Africa to an Indian South African family.
Tasneem Kureshi in 'Homeland': Indian actress Nimrat Kaur will be seen as a Pakistani ISI agent in the popular series.