‘30 Rock` star Maulik Pancholy comes out as gay

Los Angeles: Indian origin actor Maulik Pancholy, who played Alec Baldwin`s assistant Jonathan on `30 Rock`, has come out as gay.

Pancholy made Out magazine`s 19th annual Out 100 list and has announced that he`s gay and in a relationship, reported People magazine.

"I just celebrated my nine-year anniversary with my partner. It feels like a nice time to be celebrating something like that, especially on the heels of the DOMA and Prop 8 decisions," said Pancholy.

Other big names that made it to the 100 list included Ian McKellan, George Takei, Guillermo Diaz of `Scandal` and Laverne Cox and Lea Delaria of `Orange Is the New Black`.

Pancholy has been working as a voice over artist on Disney`s `Phineas and Ferb` and Nickelodeon`s `Sanjay and Craig`.