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Dinesh Chugtai is a software engineer , and a main character in HBO's Silicon Valley.


Dinesh lives and works in the Hacker Hostel with Richard, Big Head, and Gilfoyle. He possesses a dry wit and skills at writing code, particularly Java. Dinesh often finds himself sparring with Gilfoyle.[1]

He is originally from Pakistan but is a US citizen, unlike Gilfoyle. He claims it took him five years to get US citizenship and was asked about Al-Qaeda "like 14 times."


Single but wishful.

Memorable Quotes

" I was already happy you got punched in the face, but now I’m super happy!"
"I know Gilfoyle probably came in here and puked out a bunch of tech specs, three-fourths of which are total horse shit. Did he bring up the Iranian revolution thing? Yeah, those words mean nothing. But here's a fact, I'm the only one of these clowns that can code in Java and I write sleek performant low-overhead Scala code with higher order functions that will run on anything. Period. End of sentence."
―in the Cap Table
"That's not really our logo is it? It looks like a guy sucking a dick and he's got another dick tucked behind his ear for later, like a snack dick."
―in Articles of Incorporation
"I half-jokingly said to Gilfoyle last night it looks like Richard’s gonna suck Erlich’s dick. But that would be reasonable compared to this."
―in Fiduciary Duties
"You’re probably right, she just wanted to fuck a Danish."
―in Third Party Insourcing
"I should not have eaten all that Satanist chicken"
―in Third Party Insourcing