"I've Never Seen Star Wars" is a comedy chat show broadcast on BBC Four (2009 episodes) and BBC Two (2011 episodes), first broadcast on 12 March 2009. Created and produced by Bill Dare, each episode features a celebrity guest trying out new experiences. The title comes from the fact that Dare has never seen the Star Wars films.
Type: Talk Show
Runtime: 30 minutes
I've Never Seen Star Wars - Sanjeev Bhaskar - Netflix
Sanjeev Bhaskar, OBE (born 31 October 1963) is a British comedian, actor and broadcaster, best known for his work in the BBC Two sketch comedy series Goodness Gracious Me and star of the sitcom The Kumars at No. 42. He also presented and starred in a documentary series called India with Sanjeev Bhaskar in which he travelled to India and visited his ancestral home in today's Pakistan. Bhaskar's more dramatic acting roles include the lead role of Dr. Prem Sharma in The Indian Doctor and a main role as DI Sunny Khan in Unforgotten. Bashkar is currently the Chancellor of the University of Sussex. In 2003, he was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy. In 2006, Bashkar was honored with the Order of the British Empire.
I've Never Seen Star Wars - Career - Netflix
Bhaskar has starred in a number of British-produced films including The Guru and Anita and Me. He also had a cameo as a shop owner in Yash Raj Films' production Jhoom Barabar Jhoom. Bhaskar, the Kumars and Gareth Gates collectively released the official single for Comic Relief in 2003, which spent three weeks at the top of the UK Singles chart and was the second highest selling single of the year. He appeared as a guest on the BBC’s Top Gear in 2003, setting a time of 1:51.0 around a wet Top Gear test track in a Suzuki Liana, placing him 32nd on the original leader board. In 2005 Bhaskar was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year Honours List. As part of the BBC’s series of programmes on the 60th anniversary of the independence of India and Pakistan, he filmed a BBC documentary series India with Sanjeev Bhaskar with director Deep Sehgal which was broadcast to coincide with the 60th anniversary of Indian Independence in August 2007. According to the BBC it included “an emotional journey” to his father’s ancestral home which is now in Pakistan. His first book India with Sanjeev Bhaskar based on the documentary series became a Sunday Times bestseller in 2007. In 2008 he made his musical theatre debut as King Arthur in Spamalot at London's Palace Theatre. In October 2008 he was featured on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs. He wrote and starred in the ITV sitcom Mumbai Calling and the UK tour of the hit American improv show Totally Looped. On 23 February 2009 Sanjeev was appointed as the University of Sussex's new Chancellor. He was formally installed at the university's summer graduation ceremony on 22 July 2009. In March 2010 Sanjeev featured on the BBC Radio 4 comedy show I've Never Seen Star Wars. On 23 July 2010 he was guest on the BBC comedy panel game Would I Lie To You? He also featured in a Channel 4 documentary series called The House That Made Me. This show, produced by Nutopia in 2010, recreated his childhood home and introduced him to the characters of his youth. On 31 October 2014 Bhaskar hosted Kermode and Mayo's Film Review, standing in for Simon Mayo on the BBC's flagship film show. He also played the lead character in the online animation Rajesh Finesse in 2014. In April 2015 he was given the Outstanding Achievement in Television award at The Asian Awards.
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