Kal Parekh is an Indian-born American actor best known for his starring role in the 2010 independent feature film Karma Road; and for his recurring role as flight engineer Sanjeev in the short-lived period drama television series Pan Am, from 2011-2012.
As a student of the arts Kal has always pursued opportunities that offer creative freedom. He loves drawing, painting and the medium of animation.
In college Kal learned of his natural ability as a dancer. Since then, he has performed at several Bollywood shows, competitions and in the 2006 Raghav U.S. tour.
In 2001 he was fortunate enough to be a part of the first ever South Asian production on Broadway titled Rang: Shades of my Soul. He is also a dance instructor.
Kal studied acting at several acting schools in New York and has acted on screen and stage. In 2005 Kal auditioned and landed the role of Shaheed in the feature film Khel Shuru (the game is on). It was his debut as a lead actor and art director. In 2006 it opened to great reviews in selected U.S. cities.
He has also worked on several short films for NYU and L.A. Film School.
In 2009 he landed a principle role on the SAG pilot Titans of GEFA. In 2010 Kal starred in the feature film Karma Road, which won the silver prize for best picture at the Philadelphia International Film Festival.
Kal can also be seen in the Hollywood film New Year's Eve, in 2011. He has also had minor roles no the television series Gossip Girl, Medium, Royal Pains and Blue Bloods.