Kausar Mohammed is a South Asian writer, actress, and comedian. She wrote and stars in the holiday romcom THE SYED FAMILY XMAS EVE GAME NIGHT (directed by Fawzia Mirza), which world premiered TIFF 2021, and is currently being developed into a feature project.
She currently plays the “techspert” Soraya on the new CW show 4400, which just released this fall. Kausar is a featured talent in this year’s ViacomCBS Diversity 2021 Showcase and plays series lead in Break The Room/Paul Feig’s dramedy, “EAST OF LA BREA“. Her recent standout performance as Rakhi in COFFEE SHOP NAMES, leading alongside Danny Pudi and Karan Soni, was just released on HBO MAX September 2021. She also voices series fan favorite character, Yaz, on Dreamworks and Amblin’s hit show JURASSIC WORLD: CAMP CRETACEOUS. She is a writer/performer in the distinguished all-South Asian sketch comedy troupe, The Get Brown, who is currently developing a project with Embassy Row (“Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”) and ran two seasons of continuously sold-out shows at Upright Citizen’s Brigade LA.
She also is the co-founder of SHIFT, a racial justice and gender justice consulting group created by all women of color.