Mind your Language, the British TV series was remade in the US as What a Country! in which the Pakistani character, Ali Nadeem, was played by Vijay Amritraj.
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Ranjeet Singh, the Indian character in Mind your Language was portrayed by Albert Moses, a Sri Lankan.
The sci-fi show, Battlestar Galactica, used the Gayatri Mantra as its opening theme and incorporated it liberally throughout the show.
One of the writers (and sometimes producer) for CSI, Star Trek, Farscape, and other science/sci-fi shows is a certain Naren Shankar.
The most insidious villain in Star Trek is an Indian named Khan whose full name is Khan Noonien Singh. He is a genetically engineered superhuman from the late 20th century.