Deep Sehgal


Deep Sehgal is Executive Producer of Avatar Productions.

After studying for degrees in Philosophy from Dundee and Grenoble universities, Deep trained as a journalist at Leeds University.

His first job was as a researcher on the BBC’s Everyman series in Manchester.

Deep produced his first drama for the BFI and Channel 4 in 1998, before getting his directing break for Channel 4. After making a number of short films for the channel, he was hired by BBC Bristol where he spent nearly ten years making high-end documentaries, including the international Emmy nominated series Soul Deep.


His work has been awarded Broadcast, RTS, BAFTA and international festival awards in categories as diverse as Drama, Sport, History and the Arts.

Deep was the executive producer on “The Kumars at 42” and created “The Indian Doctor”, both shows that have sold around the world.

He lives in Bristol and is generally suspicious of cats.

Deep cannot believe his good fortune in doing something he loves for a living.