Most recognized for her season six run on HBO’s Silicon Valley as the awkward coder Gwart, Nandini Bapat is an accomplished actress and storyteller.

She’s made additional appearances on notable projects, such as NBC’s Good Girls and FOX’s Scream Queens.

Nandini starred in her award-winning short film CHOL, that she also produced, wrote and directed in 2019. She’s currently in development on a science fiction short film about the undocumented immigrant experience.

As a screenwriter, Nandini focuses on genre-specific writing, particularly in science fiction, fantasy and superhero comic-themed work. She is also an active comic book writer. Nandini contributed to the upcoming Menagerie: Declassified Anthology that is being released by MythDivision in 2021.

A self-ascribed nerd, Nandini enjoys reading comic books, playing World of Warcraft and attending comic book conventions in her free time. She has a Master’s degree from the University of La Verne and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis.