Date of Birth : May 17th 1974
Ramamurthy has appeared in theatrical productions of A Servant of Two Masters in London’s West End, Indian Ink at the Soho Repertory Theatre, and East Is East at the Manhattan Theatre Club. His film credits include Love & Debate originally tittled Thanks to Gravity, Orient Express, Blind Dating, and Little India. In addition, he has appeared on several TV shows, including Ellen, Casualty, Guiding Light, Grey’s Anatomy, and Numb3rs.
Ramamurthy enjoys playing football. Ramamurthy made a conscious decision to not audition for stereotypical Indian roles, although he has been offered such parts. Ramamurthy’s role on Heroes was his biggest role to date. Although the character of Mohinder Suresh was originally written for a 55-year old, his audition tape and screen test were convincing enough for writers to rewrite the part for Ramamurthy.
Ramamurthy guest starred on Psych the season four episode “Bollywood Homicide”, directed by his cousin Jay Chandrasekhar. He appears in Gurinder Chadha’s comedy film It’s a Wonderful Afterlife. In January 2010 he filmed his first Bollywood movie, Shor, due out in late 2010. It was announced in March 2010 that Ramamurthy had joined the cast for new USA Network show Covert Affairs where he will play Jai Wilcox, he will appear from the second episode. The show is due to premiere in July 2010.