Siraj Zaidi

Recent work includes a guest appearance in TV3 soap/drama RED ROCK directed by Tom Hall  for Element Pictures. He will soon be seen as the “Imam” in culture clash comedy HALAL DADDY directed by Conor McDermottroe and written by Mark O’Halloran for Deadpan Pictures.  The film will have its theatrical release in the latter half of 2017.

Siraj has just completed filming THE BAILOUT directed by Conall Morrison, to be aired later this year on TV3.

Previous film and television appearances include RTÉ medical drama THE CLINIC (Parallel), FAIR CITY (RTÉ), TURNING GREEN (Curbside Pictures), BLINDER (award winning short film), THE TAILOR OF PANAMA directed by John Boorman (Merlin Films), THE BOXER (Universal), THE GOVERNOR (ITV), IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER directed by Jim Sheridan (Hell’s Kitchen), GLENROE (RTÉ) and a variety of short films.

Theatre credits are CHITRA (Dublin Writers Museum), THE CHERRY ORCHARD (West End) and CHITRA’S LOVE at Powers Hotel, Dublin. Radio work: THE SNOWMAN KILLING (RTE Radio) and YES MINISTER (BBC World Service).

Other screen work includes SAMVIDHAAN: THE MAKING OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA directed by Shyam Benegal with Rajya Sabha Television, ME BUDDY, MOHAMMAD (Short Film).