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Criminal season two viewers are saying the same thing about hit Netflix show 

Did you recognise him in the role? 

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Emmy Griffiths
TV & Film Editor
18 September 2020
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Criminal season two is currently in the top ten trends of Netflix - and for good reason! The series has returned with starring cast Katherine Kelly, Lee Ingleby and Rochenda Sandall - and with a seriously impressive array of guest stars including Game of Thrones legend Kit Harington, and Big Bang Theory star, Kunal Nayyar. 

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Unlike the beloved character of Raj, which Kunal played from 2007 to 2019, the actor plays Sandeep Singh, a murderous businessman who promises the detectives valuable information for a reduction in prison time. 

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Speaking about Kunal's role to HELLO! and other reporters, Katherine said: "Most of our guest actors are probably known for a certain character, and even perhaps a particular genre as well. There's a lot more flavours in them and they want to show that they can absolutely do that – and all of them really can. I find it really thrilling to watch people transform." 

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Shubham Saraf, who plays officer Kyle Petit on the show, added: "I was like, 'Woah - [Kunal] is incredible.' The only thing you’ve seen him in before is so sort stereotypical, and brilliant, in its American sitcom set-piece comedy and this was so different." 

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Kit Harington also stars in his first role since Game of Thrones

Fans were equally full of praise for the guest stars, with one writing: "Super obsessed with #Criminal on @netflix. What a great show! Splendid actors." Another added: "Holy [expletive] this looks good! Also, that’s Kunal Nayyer!! From #BigBangTheory! A third person added: "#Criminal2 on Netflix is great. Kunal Nayyar (Big Bang Theory Raj) is a revelation." 

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