Agam Darshi appearing in new CTV comedy 'Dan For Mayor'
In-demand Canadian actor Agam Darshi is currently appearing alongside Fred Ewanuick in the new CTV comedy ‘Dan for Mayor’. ‘Dan for Mayor’ follows Dan (played by Gemini Award winner Fred Ewanuick), in his unlikely bid for mayor of his hometown. The hilarious comedy joins the Monday night comedy block on CTV at 8:30pm ET/PT. It also airs Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on The Comedy Network. Agam also stars elsewhere on television, in the hit sci-fi series ‘Sanctuary’, starring Amanda Tapping; and was recently on the big-screen in the blockbuster film '2012', starring John Cusack.
‘Dan for Mayor’, brought to us by the comedic writers of the wildly popular show ‘Corner Gas’, follows the title character (Ewanuick), a 30-something bartender who lives and works in the fictional city of Wessex, ON. Dan’s had the same friends since grade school, his most prized possession is a vintage Ms. Pac-Man game and his last serious relationship was with a girl who is now engaged to someone else. His life seems to be firmly on the path to more of the same...until a chance comment suddenly puts him in the running for mayor of Wessex. With an incredible cast, and appearances by three real-life mayors, this creative new comedy always entertains! For more information on ‘Dan for Mayor’, please visit www.ctv.ca .
Agam is currently in production on the third season of the hit sci-fi series ‘Sanctuary’, as manipulative con artist Kate Freelander. ‘Sanctuary’ follows the adventures of the enigmatic and always surprising Dr. Helen Magnus (Tapping), and her team as they track down, study and protect the strange and often terrifying creatures that secretly populate our world and live among us. Newcomer Kate Freelander, a series lead on the popular show, is a tough and sarcastic character, who is introduced to the Sanctuary crew as one of the bad guys. But, underneath her tough exterior, there proves to be a softer side to her that she doesn’t let a lot of people see. The incredible ensemble cast also includes Robin Dunne, Christopher Heyerdahl and Ryan Robbins. The award-winning one-hour series is currently in its second season, airing on both the Syfy and Space channels and in over 90 countries.
Agam most recently graced the big-screen in the blockbuster apocalyptic feature film ‘2012’, starring John Cusack. Agam played Aparna in the film, the wife of scientist Dr. Satnam Tsurutani (Jimi Mistry). She was also in the buzzed-about indie film ‘Excited’, directed by Bruce Sweeney. The festival circuit gem has won over critics and audiences alike, and was screened at the Palm Springs Film Festival. Agam plays Saphira in the film, also starring Gabrielle Rose. Her other feature film credits include Shattered, Good Luck Chuck, Final Destination 3, Snakes on a Plane, Pink Ludoos, and the lead role in the indie film Under the Sycamore Tree.
The multifaceted artist is not only an actor, but a writer and producer as well. To date, she has written and produced three short films. One of her projects, ‘Bollywood Beckons’, was screened at the Chicago International Film Festival, and the New York City Downtown Film Festival. Born in England, and now residing in Vancouver, Agam is currently writing a feature film.