Mayen Mehta

Mayen Mehta is a Kiwi Indian actor, writer and comedian. His screen credits include Interceptor (Netflix), Fresh Eggs, The Bad Seed, Power Rangers and Sweet Tooth. He has been nominated for a Best Actor award at the 48 Hour Film Festival and the docudrama he starred in, Cabbie, won the Ignite Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival. He has also performed in award winning stage productions like Tea, Orientation and A Fine Balance. Mayen has written for animation series Tales of Nai Nai and as a stand-up comedian he is a Raw Comedy Quest Grand Finalist and won the Fresh As Flick Comedy competition in New Zealand (2016). His voice over versatility has allowed him to be the voice of many national and international productions including a titular character in the Path of Exile game.

Ethnicity
Indian
Height
178 cm
Hair
Black
Eyes
Brown
Pronouns
he/him

Awards

2022
V 48 Hour Film Festival
Best Screenplay (Nomination)
Parked
2018
Rio Webfest
Best Ensemble Cast - Horror (Nomination)
Ao-terror-roa
2018
LA Film Festival
Best Web Series (Winner)
Psusy Season 2
2017
Illinifest Student Film Festival
Best Picture & Best Ensemble (Nomination)
Parasites
2017
NZ International Comedy Festival
RAW Comedy Quest (Grand Finalist)
2017
V 48 Hour Film Festival
Best Actor Nomination
Stand Up
2016
NZ International Comedy Festival
Fresh As Flick Comedy Competition Winner
2016
Vancouver International Film Festival
Ignite Award Winner
Cabbie

Film

2023
-
- Today
States of Mind
Brandon
Full Point Films
Dir. Ché Baker
2021
-
- Today
Interceptor
Corporal Rahul Shah
Missile Film
Dir. Matthew Reilly
2020
-
- Today
Dead
Samar Prakesh
Augusto
Dir. Hayden J. Weal
2017
-
- Today
Ao-terror-roa
Corey
H2Ow Productions
Dir. Nick Burridge
2011
-
- Today
Timeslow
Jayesh
Real Time Prods.
Dir. Sally Tran

Television

2024
-
- Today
Friends Like Her
Dr. Navit
Great Southern TV
Dir. Josh Frizzell
2023
-
- Today
Homebound 3.0
Christian
Kevin & Co.
Dir. Johnny Barker
2023
-
- Today
Give Me Babies
Bhav
TVNZ+ / Eyes & Ears
Dir. Calvin Sang
2020
-
- Today
Power Rangers: Dino Fury
Astronomer
Power Rangers Productions Ltd
Dir. Chris Graham
2020
-
- Today
Sweet Tooth
Man In Denim
Team Downey / Netflix
Dir. Jim Mickle
2019
-
- Today
Shortland Street
Virat Mandal
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2018
-
- Today
The Bad Seed
Detective Singh
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Helena Brooks / Caroline Bell-Booth
2018
-
- Today
Fresh Eggs
Dr. Ganesh
Warner Bros. & TVNZ 2
Dir. Britta Hawkins / Kim Harrop
2015
-
- Today
Cabbie (Docudrama)
Navi
Stretch Media
Dir. Jessica Parsons / Jennifer Chiu
2012
-
- Today
Shortland Street
Amit Patel
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Wayne Tourell
2009
-
- Today
Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Featured Extra
Pacific Resistance
Dir. Paul Grinder

Theatre

2019
-
- Today
A Fine Balance
Manek
Auckland Theatre Company
Dir. Ahi Karunaharan
2019
-
- Today
My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak
Roshan Ramsey
Silo Theatre
Dir. Ahi Karunaharan
2018
-
- Today
Tea
Nala, Haran
Auckland Arts Festival
Dir. Ahi Karunaharan
2017
-
- Today
The Adventures of Rama
Rama
Auckland Theatre Company
Dir. Ahi Karunaharan
2017
-
- Today
One Day in Sis
Gamali
Tiny Theatre
Dir. Lisette de Jong
2016
-
- Today
March of Progress
Sanjay Nagra
Short & Sweet Festival
Dir. Sananda Chatterjee / Mayen Mehta
2015
-
- Today
A Fine Balance
Maneck
Prayas Theatre
Dir. Ahi Karunaharan
2014
-
- Today
La Serva Padrona
Vespone
The Opera Factory
Dir. Raymond Hawthorne
2014
-
- Today
Asian Invasion National Tour
Various
Ensemble Impact
Dir. Kerryn Palmer
2013
-
- Today
Camino Real
Survivor, Abdullah, Lord Byron, Pilot
The Actors Program / Basement Theatre
Dir. Ben Henson
2013
-
- Today
The Wheel
Colline, Hancock
The Actors Program / TAPAC
Dir. Shane Bosher
2012
-
- Today
Why Is Everybody So Full of Technique
Harry
Maidment Theatre
Dir. Pete Hibberdene / Benjamin Teh
2004
-
- Today
Suburbia
Norman
Community Theatre
Dir.
2002
-
- Today
Macbeth
Porter
Community Theatre
Dir.

Musical Theatre

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Web series

2024
-
- Today
My Favourite Dead Person 2
Jelal Natali
The Downlow Concept
Dir.
2018
-
- Today
AFK Season 2
Ranger Derek
Epically Casual Ltd
Dir. Peter Haynes
2017
-
- Today
Psusy 2
Pharmacist
Dir. Jaya Beach Robertson
2016
-
- Today
Friday Night Bites
Petrol Station Attendant
Flat 3 Productions
Dir. Roseanne Liang

Short Film

2017
-
- Today
Stand Up
Tim
Angle3 Pictures
Dir. Daryl Wong / Leah McVeagh
2016
-
- Today
Parasites
Manav
Dir. Michael Cannon Miller
2016
-
- Today
Finest Creation
Rajnesh
Angle3 Pictures
Dir. Daryl Wong
2016
-
- Today
Boom Warrior
Ninja
Angle3 Pictures
Dir. Jenny Chen
2013
-
- Today
8 Shorts
Dr. Tom
Candlelit Pictures
Dir. Paolo Rotondo
2010
-
- Today
Why Your Parents Lock Their Doors
Sydney Manson
48 Hour Film Comp
Dir. Allan Li / Gina Minahan
2010
-
- Today
The Pack
Strait
Dir. Jacob Stansfield / Ben Gower

Presenting

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Voice

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TV Commercial

04/2024
R/O:
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TAB
Nate
Finch
Dir.Alex Roberts
07/2023
R/O:
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Copper Kettle
Dad
Fish & Clips
Dir.Paolo Rotondo
06/2023
R/O:
2024
-
Chorus
Office Worker
Finch
Dir.The Bobsey Twins
03/2021
R/O:
-
ANZ "Home Loans"
Steve
The Sweet Shop
Dir.Noah Marshall
05/2020
R/O:
2022
-
Zyrtec - Partner Drill
Workout Person
Cherokee Films
Dir.John Barber
09/2018
R/O:
2020
-
ANZ
Steve
The Sweet Shop
Dir.Noah Marshall
08/2017
R/O:
-
Air NZ
Doctor
Plaza Films
Dir.Paul Middleditch
12/2016
R/O:
2017
-
State Insurance
Hero
Finch
Dir.Yianni Warnock
10/2016
R/O:
-
McDonalds
Karl
The Sweet Shop
Dir.Nick Kelly
06/2013
R/O:
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Meridian Energy
Featured
Perendale Productions Ltd
Dir.Paul Casserly

Other

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Training

2022
-
- Today
Improvising for Screen
Jesse Griffin
NZ Actors Equity
2020
-
- Today
Acting Masterclass
Miranda Harcourt
Pan Asian Screen Collective
2018
-
- Today
Advanced Screen Acting
Chum Ehelepola
Sydney Actors Collective
2016
-
- Today
Acting for Humans
Brita McVeigh
2016
-
- Today
Actor in Process Masterclass
Sara Wiseman
2015
-
- Today
Actors Equity Casting Hothouse
Matt Skrobalak, Marissa Ross, Kerry Barden, Nikki Barrett & Stu Turner
2012
-
2013
- Today
Diploma of Achievement
The Actors Program
2012
-
- Today
American Accent Workshop
Jacque Drew
2012
-
- Today
Screen Acting Workshop
Miranda Harcourt
2010
-
- Today
Acting
Thiago Maraes Bastos
2010
-
- Today
Film Acting & Audition Workshop
Andrea Kelland and Vicky Yiannoutsos

Skills

Sports
Cricket
Sports
Cycling
Sports
Hockey
Sports
Ice Skating
Sports
Mountain Biking
Sports
Rollerblading/Skating
Sports
Surfing
Sports
Swim (competent in water)
Sports
Tennis
Sports
Touch
Other
Yoga
Instruments
Piano
Singing
Baritone
Languages
Hindi
Languages
Māori
Languages
Gujarati
Accents
American (Standard)
Accents
Australian
Accents
English (RP)
Accents
French (Accent)
Accents
Indian
Accents
Irish (accent)
Accents
Italian (Accent)
Accents
Russian (Accent)
Accents
Scottish
Accents
South African
Accents
Spanish (Accent)
Accents
American (New York)
Accents
American (Southern)
Accents
Cockney
Accents
Birmingham (accent)
Other
Stunt Training
Licences
Car
Other
Stand-Up Comedy

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