October 24, 2020

The Big Bang Theory’s Kunal Nayyar confirms new thriller Suspicion has finally kicked off filming after major delays

The Big Bang Theory’s Kunal Nayyar confirms new thriller Suspicion has finally kicked off filming after major delays

’s Kunal Nayyar has confirmed his new thriller Suspicion has finally kicked off filming after major delays.

The 39-year-old actor is best known for playing Raj in the hit CBS sitcom, which came to an end in May last year after 12 seasons.

Kunal Nayyar has confirmed his new show Suspicion has returned to filming

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Kunal Nayyar has confirmed his new show Suspicion has returned to filming

However, his latest role is totally different, with Kunal starring alongside Uma Thurman in the Apple series.

Production had originally started earlier this year but was shut down by the coronavirus pandemic.

Now Kunal is back in London ready to resume filming and took to Instagram to share a poignant message with fans.

Alongside a picture of him looking thoughtfully into the camera, he wrote: “Back in London. Incredibly humbled and grateful to return to shooting.

Kunal is best known for playing Raj in The Big Bang Theory

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Kunal is best known for playing Raj in The Big Bang TheoryCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Kunal recently shocked fans with his role as a killer in Netflix's Criminal

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Kunal recently shocked fans with his role as a killer in Netflix’s CriminalCredit: refer to caption.

“I never forget where this journey began, all of my achievements have been because of great sacrifices from a lot of people, as well as the unmentioned angels that gave me numerous couches to sleep on, and encouraged me to dream big.

“Every day I’m on set, feels like the first day again. I’m a schoolboy and it’s the first day of class- “give em hell” Sending you all love.”

Kunal is certainly showing off his range as an actor since The Big Bang Theory ended, shocking fans with his role as a killer in Netflix series, Criminal.

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The actor recently revealed why he had switched from comedy to , telling Metro.co.uk: “There was definitely [a deliberate decision].

The actor wanted to move away from comedy and Raj after 12 seasons

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The actor wanted to move away from comedy and Raj after 12 seasons Credit: Getty Images – Getty

“It was not like, ‘oh I’m only going to do this kind of work’, but it came at the right time. It was definitely what I wanted to do.

“Also physically, I’m so recognisable from my voice, I’m so recognisable from my face… it was important to do something that completely breaks the barrier.”

Suspicion is reportedly set to arrive on Apple TV in 2021.

The Big Bang Theory’s Kunal Nayyar plays ‘cold and psychotic’ character on Netflix’s Criminal