Agam Darshi is a sought after Canadian actress and filmmaker based in Los Angeles.
Agam was born in England and raised all over Canada. She attended the University of Calgary where she graduated with a BFA in Visual Arts and Theatre, and then went on to complete the Film Arts program at Langara College with a focus in screenwriting. Agam recently made her directorial debut with a Bravo Fact film she wrote entitled Fade Out.
Previous to that, Agam co-founded Western Canada’s very first International South Asian Film Festival (VISAFF). Currently in its third year, the festival focuses on ‘bridging the gap’ between South Asian talent and mainstream audiences, by breaking stereotypes and expanding North American views on the artists within the culture.
As an actress, Agam is currently working as a series lead on CTV’s newest undercover cop drama Played, as Khali Bhatt. Past shows also include a series lead in the hit sci-fi show Sanctuary (Syfy) where she plays the tough as nails Kate Freelander, for which she has been nominated for two Constellation Awards. Agam was also a series lead in season 1 of Dan for Mayor (CTV) for which she earned a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for best ensemble. Agam won a Leo Award in 2013 for her role in Bruce Sweeny’s Crimes of Mike Recket. In 2011 Agam worked with Emmy award winner Jason Katims in the NBC production County.