KAUSAR MOHAMMED as Sana Shaikh
A NorCal native and UCLA alum, Kausar Mohammed has worked with outlets like Buzzfeed, Funny or Die, and Nightpantz (Smyle video). She’s produced viral releases of her own, including the Formation Parody “Namaste” and the Pinky and Rupesh Youtube channel. Kausar studies improv and sketch at UCB, Groundlings, and iOWest.
SAAGAR SHAIKH as Haaris Shaikh
Saagar Shaikh is an actor and improviser based in LA. He is best known for his beard decorations (his beard is famous, ya’ll) and various national commercials. Saagar is obsessed with Bollywood and hosts a podcast about it called ‘BollywoodBoys Podcast.’ He studies acting at the Leslie Kahn Academy and improv and sketch writing at UCB.
TRAVINA SPRINGER as Rookaya Hakim
Travina Springer is an actress and stand-up comedian based in LA. She was one of 22 actors featured in the 2017 CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase. She’s appeared on BET’s Comic View, Comedy Central’s Tosh.0, and most recently on Secs and Execs for Tello Films. Travina studies improv comedy at UCB.
RAGHURAM SHETTY as Mushtaq Shaikh
Born in Karnataka, India, Raghuram Shetty began acting at the age of 8, performing in the advanced classical dance-drama art Yakshagana as a 6th grader. Raghuram is an engineer, a professional ancient folk arts dancer, and self-trained in the Indian martial art form “kalari.” He has trained thousands of adults and children in Drama and diverse theatrical arts of India such as Yakshagana and Theyyam.
SAMIYA KHAN as Zaynab Shaikh
Samiya Khan is an international actor, singer (she’s opened for Alka Yagnik) and a professional model (White House Black Market). Samiya is an up and coming actress in Pakistan’s film and television scene. She recently wrapped “Zoya Saliha,” a 25-episode Pakistani TV Drama.