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Encyclopedia > Shaun Majumder
Shaun Majumder

Errol Sitahal and Shaun Majumder (right), in the movie, Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle
Born January 29, 1972 (1972-01-29) (age 35)
Burlington, Newfoundland Flag of Canada

Shaun Majumder (born on January 29, 1972) is a Canadian comedian and actor. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Errol Sitahal is a Trinidad-born actor, residing in Canada who has acted in three Hollywood films. ... Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (released in some countries as Harold and Kumar get the Munchies or American High, due to few international White Castle locations) is a comedy movie released in 2004. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Burlington (49° 45′ 08″ N 56° 01′ 02″ W NST) an incorporated town located at the north side of the mouth of Green Bay Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ...


Biography

Majumder was born in Burlington, Newfoundland to a white Canadian mother and an Indian father. He started his entertainment career as an announcer for the YTV game show CLIPS, and soon was hosting the network's popular morning kids show on called Brain Wash, where he was known as Ed Brainbin. He also hosted the "Slime Tour" segments on the popular game show Uh Oh!. Eventually he joined This Hour Has 22 Minutes in 2003, and also hosted 15 episodes of the Just for Laughs specials on television and participated in the Comedy festivals in Montreal. He was also a star of Cedric the Entertainer Presents, aired in the United States on the Fox network, and appeared in an NFB documentary on aspring Canadian comics, The Next Big Thing.[1] Burlington (49° 45′ 08″ N 56° 01′ 02″ W NST) an incorporated town located at the north side of the mouth of Green Bay Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. ... “Whites” redirects here. ... YTV is a Canadian cable television specialty channel aimed at youth, available nationwide through cable and satellite television. ... Launched in 1997 as part of Corus Entertainments YTV, Uh-Oh! is a childs game show, featuring children aged from 10-14. ... This Hour Has 22 Minutes is a weekly Canadian television comedy that airs on CBC Television. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Just for Laughs (in French Juste Pour Rire) is a comedy festival held each July in Montreal, Quebec. ... Nickname: Motto: Concordia Salus (well-being through harmony) Coordinates: , Country Province Region Montréal Founded 1642 Established 1832 Government  - Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area [1][2][3]  - City 365. ... Cedric the Entertainer Presents is an American comedy television series starring Cedric the Entertainer. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox (the company itself prefers the capitalized version FOX), is a television network in the United States. ...


Majumder has also starred in the CBC comedy pilots Hatching, Matching and Dispatching and Plain Brown Rapper, as well as playing Kumar's brother in the 2004 comedy Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle. CBC Television is a Canadian English language television network. ... A television pilot is a test episode of an intended television series. ... Hatching, Matching and Dispatching is a Canadian television sitcom pilot, which aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on January 17, 2005. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (released in some countries as Harold and Kumar get the Munchies or American High, due to few international White Castle locations) is a comedy movie released in 2004. ...

Raj Binder at the Heritage Classic outdoor ice-hockey game taking a group photo

Majumder often plays an alter ego called Raj Binder. Binder is an Indian reporter with an accent, who sweats profusely. Binder first appeared in a sketch from a comedy showcase with some former YTV costars called The Bobroom, but gained popularity in a sketch called "Backstage with Binder" for Just for Laughs where he interviews the comedians after their performance. Majumder continues to portray Binder on 22 Minutes. 22 Minutes, Oilers team photo with Shaun Majumder, deemed fair use This work is copyrighted. ... 22 Minutes, Oilers team photo with Shaun Majumder, deemed fair use This work is copyrighted. ... Gretzky and Lafleur at the ceremonial faceoff A group photo of the MegaStars, joined by Raj Binder, far left The Heritage Classic was an outdoor ice hockey game played on November 22, 2003 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada between the Edmonton Oilers and the Montreal Canadiens. ... Alter Ego has multiple meanings: Alter Ego is a game for the Commodore 64 computer. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ...


Majumder caused some minor controversy when "Raj" posed in the MegaStars group picture during the Heritage Classic NHL outdoor ice-hockey game. This was seen as offensive because the photo was meant to be a memorable picture used to celebrate a historic occasion, the first outdoor hockey game in the history of the NHL. Many people believed[citation needed] that the character ruined the photo just for the sake of a TV show. Gretzky and Lafleur at the ceremonial faceoff A group photo of the MegaStars, joined by Raj Binder, far left The Heritage Classic was an outdoor ice hockey game played on November 22, 2003 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada between the Edmonton Oilers and the Montreal Canadiens. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ...


Majumder made a guest appearance on two episodes of the television series 24, playing Hasan Numair, a terrorist nuclear technician working for Abu Fayed. For other uses, see 24 (disambiguation). ... Abu Fayed is a fictional character from the sixth season of the television series 24. ...


References

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Shaun Majumder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (242 words)
Shaun Majumder is a Canadian comedian and actor.
Majumder has also starred in the CBC comedy pilots Hatching, Matching and Dispatching and Plain Brown Rapper, as well as playing Kumar's brother in the comedy Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle.
Majumder often plays an alter ego called Raj Binder.
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