Maulik Pancholy


Maulik Pancholy is best known for playing Jonathan on NBC’s critically acclaimed “30 Rock”, Sanjay on Showtime’s “Weeds”, and Neal on NBC’s “Whitney”. He is the voice of Baljeet on Disney’s “Phineas and Ferb”, and the title voice of Sanjay on Nickelodeon’s “Sanjay and Craig”. On stage, he starred opposite Matthew Broderick and Martin Short in Broadway’s It’s Only A Play, opposite Ed Harris in the New Group’s Good for Otto, and recently completed the Broadway run of Grand Horizons. In October of 2019, Pancholy released his debut novel, The Best at It (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins). It was named a 2020 Stonewall Honor Book, a 2019 Junior Library Guild Selection, a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books, and received starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and the American Library Association’s Booklist. Pancholy was appointed by President Obama to serve on the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), and he is the co-founder of—a national nonprofit dedicated to ending bullying for AAPI youth and fostering a world where all young people can celebrate their differences.