Perhaps Padrai recognized the striking similarities between Rai and his character, Harry, a Indian-American college student scarred by his parents’ divorce who opts for an arranged marriage instead of dating in New York City. Naturally, things get complicated when he starts falling for one of his longtime friends, and hilarity ensues.
“He’s very structured,” explains Rai. “He has this rule book in his mind that he always has to follow, and if anything deviates from that rule book, he freaks out.”
The Pace sophomore shares that methodical mentality. He’s majoring in math, with minors in acting and physics (“I’m a little crazy,” he admits) just in case the whole movie star dream falls through.
Click here to read more as to how Rai juggles his budding acting career and schoolwork … and learn if he has found Ms. Right as yet.