British-born, Shai has retained the cultural values passed onto him by his parents. The name may be Muslim, the genes may be Indian, the nationality may be British but Shai believes who you are is more often defined by what you do. Shai is a writer and a DJ. Shai's previous plays include Reality Check, Resolutions, Silver Street (BBC Asian Network) and Til Jihad Do Us Part (BBC Radio 4). He is currently a lead writer on Our Town, a revolutionary social media soap, and is also resident DJ of London clubnights Bombay Funkadelic and The Bollywood Experience.