This was what the Bangladeshi model wanted to do, she continued pursuing what later became “the Bollywood dream.” Like any person who sets forth on a field never ventured upon, Priota too had many questions she wanted answered before embarking on her journey, a quest to become a big-time, professional actress.
“I want to become an actor,” this is what I told my family after quitting my steady, well-paying job and the immediate reaction was as expected. “Why are you giving up your comfortable life?” “But why do you want to ruin your life? It’s too late to become an actor.”
It’s been thirty one long years since I debuted on the screen with the release of Saaransh on May 25, 1984. On this occasion, after acting in over 450 films, many international projects, hundreds of theatrical productions, I look back on the path I have traversed.
“You remember Mahatma Gandhi only on two days, October 2 and January 30,” cries Uttam Chaudhary in the last scene of the movie Maine Gandhi Ko Nahi Maara. How fitting that our Actor Prepares Diploma batch got the chance to see this beautiful movie on Gandhi Jayanti
Bhaag Johnny is a Bollywood thriller directed by Shivam Nair. The film stars Kunal Khemu, Zoa Morani. Zoa Morani has completed her Diploma programme in Acting at Actor Prepares and since then has worked in a film called Always Kabhi Kabhi and did many modelling assignments for Lakme Fashion Week.
Katti Batti , a film helmed by Nikhil Advani, has recently been released. It stars Kangana Ranaut, Imran Khan and Nikkitasha Marwaha. Nikkitasha completed her Diploma Programme in Acting at Actor Prepares and since then has featured in various TV commercials, modelling assignments and short Films.
Ishita Dutta, an Actor Prepares alumna, makes her Bollywood debut in Drishyam opposite Ajay Devgn. She spoke to us about her days at Actor Prepares and her journey to the big screen.
Robin Williams started his career during the mid 1970s doing stand up comedy shows at the San Francisco Bay Area. Ever since, he has grown himself to be a great actor with a wide variety of roles over the years.
A man ahead of his time, Guru Dutt is among the few artistes who have made a mark in the history of Indian cinema. An actor, director, producer and also a choreographer, this man was perhaps the most brilliant package of talent we ever had.