Sanjeev Bhaskar to appear in `Doctor Who`

London: Sanjeev Bhaskar, best known for starring `The Kumars at No. 42`, is set to appear in an upcoming episode of `Doctor Who`.

The comedian will play an "important" role in the final episode of the new series, suggest reports. Sanjeev had previously lent his voice to `Doctor Who` audio stories, but this marks his first appearance on the show.

"I`m thrilled to have made a small contribution to - and now be part of - the `Doctor Who` universe. Another dream box ticked!" he said.

The new series of `Doctor Who` will see Peter Capaldi take over the title role and he`ll be joined by a host of famous guest stars including Frank Skinner, `Line of Duty` actress Keeley Hawes and singer Foxes.