Whitney Hale

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College: Fine Arts

UK Alumna Lands Second TV Series With 'Pure Genius'

Published: Oct 26, 2016

 

Promotional video for CBS TV show "Pure Genius."

 

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 26, 2016) University of Kentucky Opera Theatre alumna Reshma Shetty will take her medical TV skills honed on USA Network's "Royal Pains" to the new drama "Pure Genius" premiering 10 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday), Oct. 27, on CBS.

 

The series is centered on a state-of-the-art hospital built by young Silicon Valley tech-titan James Bell, played by Augustus Prew. Bell and his carefully assembled team of medical mavericks and tech vanguards, including Shetty's character, Dr. Talaikha Channaraypatra, treat only the most rare and seemingly inpossible medical mysteries — at no cost to patients. In his mission to remove bureaucracy from medicine and use the most forward thinkers in technology, Bell discovers that his life might need saving too. Click here for more information about the series.

 

Shetty holds a bachelor's degree from James Madison University, a master's degree in music from UK, and an artist diploma from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. Upon graduation from the conservatory, Shetty nabbed the lead role of Priya in A.R. Rahman and Andrew Lloyd Webber's first national tour of "Bombay Dreams" and was asked to appear as Ayah in Broadway's World AIDS day benefit "The Secret Garden."

 

Additional theatre credits for Shetty includes roles and readings with the Contemporary American Theatre Festival, the New Dramatists and the Lark Theatre Company.

 

Shetty has also appeared in NBC's "30 Rock" and CBS's "CSI: Miami." In 2008, she made her big screen debut opposite Ally Sheedy and Ruby Dee in "Steam." Additionally, Shetty, who resides in New York City, was featured in "Characters Unite," USA's award-winning public service campaign created to address social injustices and cultural divides in America. 

 

 

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can support continued investment in your university and the Commonwealth, go to: uky.edu/uk4ky. #uk4ky #seeblue

 

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Whitney Hale, 859-257-8716; whitney.hale@uky.edu

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