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Watch Shaan in RAZOR TONGUE
Season 1 now streaming on YouTube

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ABOUT

Born and raised in North Carolina, Shaan Dasani—a commercial, film and television actor and storyteller—has been featured in commercials for GOOGLE, WELLS FARGO, and BONOBOS, on television in CBS's CRIMINAL MINDS:  BEYOND BORDERS and Netflix's EAT YOUR WORDS, as a guest star in the digital series RAZOR TONGUE from creator Rain Valdez, and as a lead in the award-winning digital comedy series THESE THEMS.  Prior to transitioning into the acting world, Shaan received his M.F.A. in film production from Chapman University.  He has directed and produced over 30 short films, commercials, PSAs and music videos and is a member of both the Director's Guild of America (D.G.A.) and the Screen Actor's Guid (SAG-AFTRA).

As a South Asian transgender man, Shaan has shared his story at various events including entertainment industry panels, activist forums, and in college and high school settings, allowing his unique and personal narrative to help humanize a community whose rights are often under attack.  A champion of social change, he often brings in humor and universal themes into his work with a goal of creating a unique, undeniable emotional connection with his audience.

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"The fact that I got to do that episode with Shaan Dasani
was just the universe working its magic... 

...We first met the day of his callback and his audition was the best."

- Rain Valdez, creator, RAZOR TONGUE (Digital Series)

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