Devyani Shorey, an Actor Prepares alumnus features in the Netflix original series Mismatched premiered on 20th August, 2020 and since then has become very popular amongst masses. The series revolves around a disastrous set-up by their families where these two teens strike up a tentative friendship at their summer program — but deeper feelings emerge. Devyani plays the role of Namrata. Devyani attended the Diploma Programme in Acting at Actor Prepares and has appeared in a lot of commercials.
My journey with ‘Actor Prepares’ has been nothing less than magical. And no, I am not exaggerating. Landing inside the wooden furnishings adorned with iconic posters and connecting with the stage that has seen such stalwarts perform, was truly a blessing. Little did I know, my journey planned for 3 months as part of the full-time Diploma programme, would last almost a year, thanks to the lockdown. The best twist of 2020 for me was, that it helped me stay on with the magic of ‘Actor Prepares’ for a much longer time, than expected. Reaching ‘Actor
Actor Prepares alumnus Ritwik Bhowmick's amazon original series Bandish Bandits premiered on 4th August, 2020 and since then has become very popular amongst masses. Besides Ritwik in the lead role, the show also stars Naseeruddin Shah, Shreya Chaudhary, Atul Kulkarni, and is directed by Anand Tiwari and produced by Still & Still Moving Pictures. Ritwik completed his training at Actor Prepares in the Diploma Programme and since then is known for his performances in film Cargo (2019) and film Dhuusar (2019). His performance in Bandish Bandits has received tremendous appreciation from audiences and critics alike.
ACTOR PREPARES ALUMNI AMONGST MOST PROMISING ACTORS IN 2019 A recent news article that featured six debutant actors who make a mark in 2019 is reason for us to celebrate. Ananya Pandey, Shivaleeka Oberoi and Abhimanyu Dassani, all three Actor Prepares alumni, were hailed as the most promising new actors to look out for. The article quoted that these actors stood out for their excellent performance in their debut films as well as their ability to carve a niche for themselves.
ACTOR PREPARES ALUMNI KIARA ADVANI STARS IN BHOOL BHULAIYAA 2 Riding fresh on the super success of her film Kabir Singh, Actor Prepares Alumni Kiara Advani has announced her next project Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 alongside Kartik Aryan. Anees Bazmee who has directed superhit films like Welcome, Singh is Kinng and Ready has been roped in to direct Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. The film is scheduled to hit theatres on 31 July 2020. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is the sequel to the 2007 Indian Hindi-language comedy psychological thriller film directed by Priyadarshan. The film stars Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan and Paresh Rawal and was also a huge commercial
Actor Jimmy Shergill delivered a guest lecture for the actors in the Diploma programme at Actor Prepares recently. He is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Hindi and Punjabi films. He shared his experience of working with professional actors and shared insights of his acting processes. This was a great take away for the students. He also mentioned the importance of rehearsals before shoots. Jimmy Shergill began his film career with the 1996 thriller Maachis. His breakthrough came with the blockbuster musical romance Mohabbatein, which became the highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year, following which he starred in several other
ACTOR PREPARES ALUMNI ZOA MORANI STARS IN ZEE5 ORIGINAL Zoa Morani, an Actor Prepares alumnus features in the Zee5 original comedy drama Bhoot Purva. The series revolves around a middle-class Indian family, a ghost and the God of Death, Yamraj himself. Zoa plays the leading role of Angelina, the love interest of the ghost. Watch the trailer for Bhoot Purva here: After completing her training at Actor Prepares, Zoa made her acting debut in Shahrukh Khan's production Always Kabhi Kabhi in 2011 and had thereafter been signed by film director Shyam Benegal for his next film. Her
Ishita Dutta, a prominent actor in film and tv and an actor prepares alumnus, has two reasons to rejoice. Two of her films Blank and Setters are slated to release on 3rd May. While Blank is an action film starring the superstar Sunny Deol and debutant Karan Kapadia, Setters is a crime thriller with an ensemble cast of impressive actors like Shreyas Talpade, Aftab Shivdasani, Vijay Raaz and Pavan Malhotra. Dutta was raised in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand and studied Media Studies in Mumbai. She completed her Diploma in Acting at Actor Prepares and since
Amongst the most eagerly awaited films of 2019, Student of the Year 2, features Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria and Actor Prepares alumni Ananya Pandey. Student of the Year 2 is an upcoming Indian teen film directed by Punit Malhotra and produced by Karan Johar of Dharma Productions. This film is the sequel to the 2012 blockbuster Student of the Year, directed by Karan Johar, that launched the careers of Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and another Actor Prepares alumni Varun Dhawan. One of the anticipated highlights of the film will be the guest appearance by Hollywood legend Will Smith. Student of the Year 2 is set to release on 10 May 2019. Watch the trailer below
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.