Sindhu Vee was born & raised in India and has received degrees from Delhi, Oxford (for which she got a Radhakrishnan scholarship), McGill and Chicago Universities. She has modelled for Yves San Laurent and had a successful career in investment banking.…and now in her early 40’s Sindhu decided it was time to change direction and make her parents proud starting a career in comedy….
The award-winning comedian who only started gigging properly in 2015, has already racked up an impressive range of recent credits that include ‘QI’ & ‘Have I Got News For You’. She is the new host of BBC R4 Comedy of the Week Podcast and has her own Radio 4 comedy series, ‘Sindhustan’, that records this June and transmits later this year. She has also had her own sitcom optioned by a production company. She has just asked to be a judge on the Bollinger Everyman committee an award for fiction (a previous winner was Helen Fielding).
Other TV credits include Alan Davies as Yet Untitled, Live From the BBC and radio The BBC Asian Network & BBC R4: The Unbelievable Truth/Museum of Curiosity/Arts Podcast. Acting wise she has appeared in the film ‘Say My Name’ and in SKY Arts sitcom ‘Ahir Shah’s Summer’ as well as an episode of Karl Pilkington’s ‘Sick of It’. She also has appeared on the Guilty Feminist Podcast several times as a guest and co-host and the Global Pillage Podcast.