Phaldut Sharma
, also known as Paul Sharma, is a British actor and dancer.

He loaned his voice to the character of Shariff Dasari in Gravity.

Early lifeEdit

Sharma is the son of Guyanese Hindus. His family moved from London to Bassaleg in Newport when he was six years old. He was educated at Bassaleg Comprehensive, Pontypool College and Guildford School of Acting.


Television and FilmEdit

Sharma played Vinnay Ramdas in Casualty and then Damon Lynch in 2011, Rajiv in comedy-drama Roger Roger and was Paul in Meet the Magoons. He has also appeared in episodes of Life on Mars, Dalziel and Pascoe and the BBC daytime series Doctors. Sharma was in the first episode of the UK comedy The Office, playing Sanj and was Stacey's ex-fiancé Achmed in Gavin and Stacey. In 2012, Sharma was cast in EastEnders as Masood Ahmed's brother AJ, a regular character. He will leave the series in 2014. He is also appeared in episode six of Hunted.


Sharma played Sammy Davis, Jr in the West End production of Rat Pack Confidential in 2003. From September to October 2010 he appeared in Factory Theatre Company's Boiling Frogs at Southwark Playhouse, London.

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