Kunal Nayyar

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  • Birth Name: Kunal Nayyar
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/30/1981, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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8 Things That Will and 2 Things That (Probably) Won't Happen on Big Bang Theory Season 8

A multi-year renewal not only means job security (and $1 million an episode at that), but allows for long-term story planning. For The Big Bang Theory producers, however, it means business as usual.

"The three-year pickup is great and wonderful, but it's not going to change what we do," executive producer Steve Molaro tells TVGuide.com. "The way we've done things has worked out pretty well so far!"

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That method means never looking further ahead than the episode in front of them. So, even with Penny (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) and Leonard (Johnny Galecki) engaged now, it'll be a while before you get a Save the Date.

"I don't think we feel pressure to hit these milestones," Molaro says. "I'm sure some fans want ...
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Big Bang Theory Finalizes Deals with Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar, Avoids Further Delay

Phew! TV's biggest comedy will bang on. Warner Bros. has finalized contract negotiations with the last two remaining cast members of The Big Bang Theory,meaning that production on the sitcom's eighth season will proceed on Wednesday, Aug. 4, it was announced Tuesday.

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Report: Big Bang Theory Stars Close Deals at $1M Per Episode

Contract negotiations among the cast of The Big Bang Theory have reportedly been resolved, with stars Jim ParsonsJohnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco set to earn $1 million per episode for the next three seasons, Deadline reports. That matches the previously-unprecedented salaries set by the Friends cast in the show's last season.

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Year Title Description
2013 Sanjay & Craig TV Show Series, Voice - Vijay Patel
2013 Sanjay and Craig TV Show Series, Voice - Vijay Patel
2013 The 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2012 Ice Age Movie, Actor - Gupta
2011 Just for Laughs TV Show Series, Performer

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The Big Bang Theory Delays Production Amid Contract Negotiations

Production on The Big Bang Theory's eighth season has been delayed as the show's five stars continue negotiating their contracts.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the first table read was scheduled forWednesday, but Jim ParsonsJohnny GaleckiKaley CuocoSimon Helbergand Kunal Nayyar are not returning to work on the CBS comedy until they reach a new deal with Warner Bros. Television.

"Due to ongoing contract negotiations, production on The Big Bang Theory— which was originally scheduled to begin today — has been postponed," WBTV said in a statement Wednesday.

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Big Bang Theory: Star Wars Reunion, Hope for Amy and Sheldon

The Big Bang Theory, one of the TV shows most at home at Comic-Con, kicked off its panel on Friday with a clip from the Season 7 episode in which Sheldon (Jim Parsons), Leonard (Johnny Galecki), Howard (Simon Helberg) and Raj (Kunal Nayyar) try (and fail) to get tickets to the annual event.

Perhaps fittingly, the cast wasn't actually wasn't in attendance. Instead, the panel was only made up of the show's writers and executive producers Bill Prady and Steve Molaro, who shared some fun facts and a few details about the upcoming eighth season:

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Will The Big Bang Theory Delay Production Amid Contract Negotiations?

The Big Bang Theory is set to resume production at the end of this month, but most of its cast members are currently without contracts, Deadline reports.

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The Big Bang Theory Finale Preview: Can Sheldon Handle the Big Changes in His Life?

Leonard and Penny may have finally gotten engaged on The Big Bang Theory, but bigger developments are in store for Thursday's Season 7 finale (8/7c, CBS).

"There are a lot of moves made by different people in the finale," executive producer Steve Molaro tells TVGuide.com. "This season is more of a cliff-hanger ... and what happens affects everyone, not just one person."

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But the focus will be Sheldon (Jim Parsons), who, unsurprisingly, is struggling with ...
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