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Deepak Verma
Deepak Verma is a British MBE actor who portrayed Sanjay Kapoor in EastEnders from 1993 to 1998.

Another East End native. When he's not filming, Deepak works with his film and television production company, Pukkanasha Films. A dedicated and enthusiastic actor, Deepak can come across as being very serious, he is even teetotal, but on closer inspection, he reveals a very sly sense of humour!

He has also written several stage plays and screenplays, including Tandoori Chicks, a screenplay about three sisters and their dad's Indian restaurant; Eastside Story and London Gold (BBC films), two high concept feature films; Hitman, a movie based on the cult novel by Max Kinnings; and a screenplay entitled Ghostdancing' Based on Émile Zola's Thérèse Raquin, it is a tale of adultery and murder transposed to a small town in the present day.

Verma was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to the arts.

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