Get to know more about Manish Dayal, an actor who has made appearances in several movies. Also know all the facts about his career and his net worth.
Manish Dayal: The Resident actor
If you want the ABC/Marvel TV series, “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ then Manish Dayal’s face is familiar to you. Dayal looks so Indian, just like Aziz Ansari, but you will be surprised to learn that Dayal was actually born and raised in the US. Many girls fall for his looks and there is no genuine information about him dating. Some people thought that Dayal is gay, but he is straight and single. The 34-year-old Dayal was born in Orangetown, North Carolina as Manish Patel but decided to use his grandfather’s name “Dayal” as his stage title. Manish Dayal studied at the George Washington University and graduated in 2005. He went to New York to pursue an acting career. In 2011, he moved to Los Angeles, and he currently resides there. Dayal started his career by appearing on TV commercials for Windows, McDonald’s, Nintendo, and Domino’s Pizza.
Facts about the movie actor
He made a cameo in The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” is a 2010 film that was directed by John Turtletaub. It stars Nicolas Cage as the main cast. The movie did well at the box office and attracted a mix of views from critics. Nicolas plays the role of a modern sorcerer living in Manhattan. He fights against the evil forces including his nemesis Maxim Horvath. Dayal’s acting career was just taking off when he landed the role of NYU clerk, a minor role. However, it opened up more opportunities for him even though it had a very little impact on his net worth.
Dayal appears on White Frog
Just like the title sounds, “White Frog” is very interesting and touching. The movie is about a high schooler and an athlete known as Chaz Young who is loved by many people, among them being his little brother, Nick. But Nick is knocked down by a drunk driver. His death impacts his little brother negatively. Dayal has a cameo role in the movie starring as Ajit. The movie, which was released in 2012, allowed Dayal’s career to grow and prepare him for bigger roles. Cameo appearances don’t take much of the actor’s time and he was able to eye other projects. However, the cameo appearances helped to increase his net worth.
He also stars in Breaking the Girls
Manish Dayal depicts Tim, a customer who comes to grab a drink at a bar called The Roost. The bartender is known as Sarah Ryan, who is an orphaned scholarship law student. Tim(Dayal) is sent packing by Sarah. “Breaking the Girls” was directed by Jamie Babbit. It was just another movie that was making Dayal a household name in entertainment. His was a humble beginning, and his career was taking off slowly. “Breaking the Girls” didn’t do well at the box office.
He plays Jeet in Viceroy’s House
The movie, “Viceroy’s House” is historical drama film directed by Gurinder Chadha. Dayal is one of the main actors in the movie. He falls in love with Alia who was his partner a while back. The problem is that Jeet(Dayal) is Hindu, and his girlfriend is Muslim. Alia fears that he will disappoint her father.
Dayal spoke about Ryan’s shocking decision
Dayal plays the role of Ryan in “Halt and Catch Fire.” Ryan is a victim who is naïve and a brilliant programmer. Joe poached Ryan from a company known as Mutiny only to waste him and send him down a wrong path. The moment cops start looking for Ryan after the Citadel source code leaks, he decides to take his own life and write a suicide note that will impact the technology. Entertainment Weekly caught up with Manish Dayal to talk about his ended role. Dayal stated that he knew that the role was limited and it would end someday. He further stated that Ryan was meant to die because he couldn’t leave without the technology. His death was the first to be witnessed in “Halt and Catch Fire.” He must have built a decent net worth from the role and who knows, maybe he will be back.
Finally, he is The Resident’s main star
Dayal stars as Devon Pravesh, an Indian doctor in the movie “The Resident.” The young doctor begins his first day under strict supervision from Conrad Hawkins. Hawkins has managed to see the good and the evil of modern-day medicine. Some lives are saved while others are almost lost. Devon(Dayal) is in his first year as a resident of Kings County Hospital. He was top of his class at the medical school that he studied at, follows all the rules, and he is passionate when it comes to medicine. Devon(Dayal) is also hardworking and a perfectionist from a working-class family. The movie is one of the few ones that the Dayal has starred in as the main actor.
His net worth
Manish Dayal’s efforts in the entertainment industry have paid him well. He has a net worth of about $2 million. His growth as an actor has been slow and most of the roles he has landed are cameo ones. Right now he has a permanent role in “The Residents” and it seems his net worth will grow quite quickly.
All Dayal fans hope to see more of him this year and expect to see him starring in the next Marvel comic movie or an upcoming blockbuster. For now, anybody who admires the handsome actor can catch him at “The Resident.”