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Tony Awards Red Carpet: Utkarsh Ambudkar

CBS2's Dave Carlin caught up with Utkarsh Ambudkar, star of the hit CBS comedy "Ghosts," on the red carpet of the 75th Annual Tony Awards. Ambudkar, who last appeared on Broadway in the Tony Award winning "Freestyle Love Supreme," is presenting an award at Sunday's ceremony.
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'Ghosts' Star Utkarsh Ambudkar on Taking up Rebecca Wisocky's 'Dynamic' Role in 'Possession' (Exclusive)

The smash-hit CBS sitcom Ghosts is gearing up for Season 2 this fall but while fans relive the episodes from the beginning this summer on Paramount+, Emmys buzz is stirring around the new single-camera comedy with plenty of eyes on the ensemble cast led by Rose McIver and Utkarsh Ambudkar. From clever writing to hilarious performances, the show has been a new favorite among audiences with a season average rating of 8.4 million viewers. As the cast and crew head back to Montreal this June to shoot 22 episodes for Season 2, PopCulture.com looks back at what it took for Ambudkar to take on the role of Hetty Woodstone in the fan-favorite episode, "Possession."
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‘Ghosts’ Star Utkarsh Ambudkar Boards Tribeca-Bound Comedy ‘Four Samosas’ As EP; Verve Ventures To Handle Sales

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Utkarsh Ambudkar, who stars as Jay on CBS’ breakout comedy Ghosts, has boarded the Tribeca-bound indie Four Samosas as an executive producer, with Verve Ventures coming aboard to handle sales. The comedy from writer-director Ravi Kapoor (Miss India America) centers on a wannabe rapper in L.A.’s Little India, who concocts a backwards plan to disrupt his ex-girlfriend’s wedding by stealing her wedding diamonds. It will be one of just 10 feature films in US Narrative Competition at Tribeca in June—premiering in New York on June 10th, with several other screenings to follow throughout the...
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'Ghosts' Utkarsh Ambudkar to Star, Produce, and Write Rap Musical Comedy for Disney+

Netflix’s Never Have I Ever and CBS’s hit series Ghosts star Utkarsh Ambudkar is getting a project he fully envisioned off the paper with Disney+. Ambudkar has managed to sell to the streamer a feature film he conceived, co-wrote, and is set to produce and co-star, as Deadline reports. World’s Best is a musical comedy in which a math kid decides to enter a rapping competition after he discovers his late father was a talented rap artist.
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‘Ghosts’ Star Utkarsh Ambudkar Sets Rap Musical Comedy Feature At Disney+

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Utkarsh Ambudkar is on a hot streak. The actor is the star of CBS’ breakout comedy Ghosts, which wraps its first season tonight, and appeared in Hulu’s Theranos drama series The Dropout. He has now set a feature film that he conceived, co-wrote, produced and is co-starring in at Disney+. World’s Best tells the story of a young math kid who vows to become the world’s best MC. Roshan Sethi, who made his feature directorial debut with 7 Days, the 2022 Independent Spirit Award winner for Best First Feature, directs. Principal photography starts in May. It co-stars...
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Pitch Perfect Alum Utkarsh Ambudkar Teases Cameo in Sequel Series

Watch: "Pitch Perfect" 7 Years Later: E! News Rewind. Does Utkarsh Ambudkar still have the magic in him? Maybe, just maybe. During an exclusive chat with E! News at PaleyFest's red carpet for the Ghosts panel, the Pitch Perfect alum teased that he wasn't ruling out an appearance in Peacock's sequel TV series to the musical film trilogy.
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My worst moment: ‘Ghosts’ star Utkarsh Ambudkar and the risk of doing shots before stepping on stage

It’s been an especially busy year for Utkarsh Ambudkar, who is in Hulu’s Elizabeth Holmes biopic series “The Dropout,” and also showed up in the films “Marry Me,” “Free Guy” and “tick, tick... Boom!” And then there’s the biggest role of them all, as one of the leads in the freshman hit CBS sitcom “Ghosts,” playing the easygoing husband to a woman who can see ghosts in the rambling old mansion ...
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Yes, Ghosts' Utkarsh Ambudkar Was "Very Excited" for His Character to Get Possessed

It only took 10 episodes, but we finally got a possession on Ghosts. During the Dec. 9 episode of the CBS comedy, a home improvement project led to Jay (Utkarsh Ambudkar) merging with Hetty Woodstone (Rebecca Wisocky). Of course, the timing of this possession couldn't have been worse, as Jay and Samantha (Rose McIver) were meeting with a renowned wedding planner to pitch their rundown estate as a dream venue.
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‘Ghosts’ Star Utkarsh Ambudkar on Jay’s Hetty Possession & Quieter Moments

[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for Ghosts, Season 1, Episode 10, “Possession.”]. Ghosts is taking things to a new level in its latest episode, “Possession,” in which living Woodstone proprietor Jay (Utkarsh Ambudkar) is accidentally possessed by the ghost of his wife’s old relative Hetty (Rebecca Wisocky).
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