Tarun Mohanbhai

Request Actor


Hair Black
Eyes Brown
Height 172cm
Age 52
Location New Zealand - Auckland

Photographs #1-3 by Nick Gibb


Photographs #1-3 by Nick Gibb



Aerobics, Badminton, Bowls, Comedian (Stand-Up), Full Licence, Singer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Voice Artist, Yoga


Australian, British, Indian, South African

Acting Experience

Feature Film

2019Guns Akimbo, 'Internet Troll'

Occupant Entertainment/Four Knights Film Dir: Jason Howden
2012Stars in her Eyes, 'Miten'

Ample Films Dir: Athina Tsoulis
2011Vindaloo Empire, 'Pandeep'

Mahayana Films Dir: Cristobal Araus Lobos
2005Tyrannical Love, 'Mr Hall'

Certain Scenes Dir: Scott Bowsell


2021Shortland Street, 'Dennis Cox'

South Pacific Pictures
2010Laughing Samoans at Large, 'Robber'

2010Radiradirah, 'Anaru'

Firehorse Films Dir: Elizabeth Mitchell
2008A Thousand Apologies, 'Various (sketch show)'

Great Southern TV Dir: Roseanne Liang
2007The Amazing Extraordinary Friends, 'Doctor'

Greenstone Dir: Stephen J Campbell

Web Series

2019I Date Rejects, 'Robbie Bobby'

Kura Productions Dir: Paula Jones
2016High Road, 'Reggie'

Tomorrowland Dir: Justin Harwood
2013Flat 3, 'Comedian'

Flat 3 Prods. Dir: Roseanne Liang

Television Appearances

2020Christmas Comedy Gala, 'Himself (comedian)'

2018Funny Whare, 'Guest'

Maori Television
2014Word Up, 'Panelist'

South Pacific Pictures


Voice Characteristics

Retail, Character, Bloke, Bubbly, Cartoon, Comedy, Confident, Energetic, Friendly, Gaming, Impersonations, Upbeat, Warm




Tarun Mohanbhai first began his comedy career at school entertaining his classmates. He then went on to perform all round New Zealand as one of New Zealand’s best Indian comics (possibly the only one at the time). Tarun has been a Billy T Nominee, previous Raw Winner and is a regular at The Classic Comedy Bar in Auckland. He has also performed in South Africa, United Kingdom, Australia, Malaysia, U.S.A and Canada. He has performed in multiple Galas and TV shows in his career and won Best Show in the New Zealand Comedy Festival before anyone heard of Netflix.

In recent years he has been touring the Seas with his unique comedy entertaining floating passengers as they overindulge in buffets.

Tarun in the 2020 Comedy Gala here 

Watch some of Tarun’s comedy here 


"The crowds ranged from 150 up to 400 people at each event and we found Tarun to be a great entertainer at each event. He did a fantastic job of understanding the crowd we were presenting to and catered for that demographic very well. Tarun was relaxed, yet professional to deal with from our preparation meetings right through until our final Roadshow evening and I know the team here loved his spirit & teamwork. Panasonic wouldn’t hesitate to use Tarun again at any future events."

Tracey Royal, Panasonic Roadshow Co-ordinator