Earlier this month, The Young and the Restless, put out a casting call for an an Indian or South Asian actor in the mid-to-late 20s age range to play the recurring role of Ravi, a smart, nerdy engineer who is awkward with women. Well, look no futher! The role has been cast.
According to Soap Opera Digest, actor Abhi Sinha will take on the part of Ravi Shapur, a new employee at one of Genoa City’s most successful companies.
Sinha’s best-known for his work as a series regular in Freeform’s series Chasing Life. Abhi has also had guest-star roles on CBS shows: Scorpion and NCIS: LA. The actor hails from Bombay, India and is also an accomplished saxophonist.
Look for the character of Ravi to shake things up starting on the Monday, December 12th episode of the number one soap.
So, which GC company will Ravi work for? If Ravi is awkward with women, will there be one gal that catches his eye that he just won’t know how to approach? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!