Pasha Bocarie is a London bred actor who plays Rakesh Kotecha in Emmerdale. Always having had a passion for acting and film he went on to study drama at Westminster College in London, where he obtained a diploma in dramatic art. He has also studied at the Ivana Chubbuck and Margie Haber studios in Los Angeles. His first major breakthrough as an actor arrived when he was cast as 'Amar' in Ae Fond Kiss directed by Ken Loach.
Pasha's other television roles also include Law and Order: UK, EastEnders and Silent Witness.