He usually helps Apu out in the Kwik-E-Mart, as he did the time a frozen Jasper becomes a new craze there. He also invited Apu to his house for a party after a conversation with Apu in the Kwik-E-Mart.
His daughter, Pahusacheta Nahasapeemapetilon, enters the Little Miss Springfield Beauty Pageant; she sings a parody of MacArthur Park while playing a drum, which only Sanjay and Apu enjoy.. He has a son named Jamshed who looked after the Kwik-E-Mart once.
He has a daughter named Pahusacheta and wife named Jeanette, a son named Jamshed. Sanjay occasionally runs the store with Apu, but he is not there all the time. Sometimes he skips out on his shift, which aggravates Apu to no end. He is also hinted to be a nudist like Apu. He has been seen with Princess Kashmir.
- In "Holidays of Future Passed", Apu explains that Sanjay has died after getting hit by a runaway turkey wagon before the time setting of the episode. Given the fact he practices Hinduism, Sanjay, Apu talks with a cattle, likely a Zebu type since they are considered holy to Hindu, who he believes Sanjay was reincarnated after being killed in a hit and run. The cattle tries to explains that he has got the wrong one, but Apu hugs him instead.
Notes: Many of his appearances are brief, background roles. Episodes in which he has an actual role are in bold.