Shishir Ravindran Kurup (born November 2, 1961) is an Indian-born American actor, most notably seen on the television sci fi series Surface as Dr. Singh. Most recently he was on seen on episodes of top TV shows, Heroes and Lost. He is a playwright and theatrical director as well, and a member of the Cornerstone Theater Company in Los Angeles. He made a guest appearance as Dr. Singh in Good Luck Charlie with Bridgit Mendler and after that, he played Mo Banjaree's over-protective father in Lemonade Mouth, reuniting with Mendler, who portrayed shy and innocent Olivia White, and becoming close friends with his co-star and T.V daughter, Naomi Scott and her parents, eventually visiting them in London after shooting the movie. Kurup was born in Mumbai, India of Malayali background, the son of Bhavani and Ravi Kurup.