From acting to hosting to a big traveler, Agam Darshi has done it all! Agam Darshi was born in England and raised all over Canada from Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary and finally settled in Vancouver! She has been all over! She received a BFA in visual arts with a focus in photography and minor in theatre from the University of Calgary. She then went on to complete an intensive Studio 58 Film Arts program at Langara College, with focus in screenwriting, and has been writing and producing films ever since.
Agam also hosts for UrbanAsian.com and she talks about some of her roles and experiences being an actor and what keeps her motivated! Check out our Urban Asian Profile with Agam Darshi!
Agam Darshi is a sought after Canadian actress based in Los Angeles and Vancouver. Agam was also a series lead in season 1 of Dan for Mayor (CTV) for which she earned a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for best ensemble. She played Aparna in the mega blockbuster hit 2012, and Saphira the Canadian indie Excited for which is nominated for a LEO award for best supporting actress. Most recently Agam completed a lead in the ‘UNTITLED MICHAEL SARDO PROJECT’ alongside Carrie-Anne Moss (Matrix), directed by Emmy Winner Timothy Busfield. Other works include a recurring role The L Word (Showtime), a lead in Haunting on Sorority Row alongside Gossip Girls Leighton Meester, as well as roles in Snakes on a Plane and Final Destination 2!
Apart from acting and filmmaking Agam is an avid traveller. She is a vegetarian and in 2010 was chosen to be a Champion for WeCanada an environmental organization. in 2008 Agam cofounded: VISAFF the Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival, which was a first of it’s kind in Western Canada! Stay tuned for Agam as she hosts for us and her journey on her acting career path!