Anushal Sharma is an Indian actor, assistant director, and director famously known in Bollywood. With just a few appearances on the screen and some work behind the screens, he garnered major accolades in the film industry. He played the role of Sachin in a TV series called Chi And Me. Chi and Me is a television series broadcasted on Zee TV from December 2004 to June 2006. In its one and half year of episodes, it could draw the attention of the children during those days. It is a children's entertainer and scientific TV serial in which Anshul Sharma played the role of Sachin, the main character. The story attracted every child, because in the plot, Sachin finds the egg of an alien. The alien is Chi, who turns out to be best friends with Sachin. Then Chi accompanies Sachin in many ways, and all in all, it is a good start for an actor like Anshul Sharma to enter the Hindi film industry.

In and around 2008, he joined as an assistant director under Anurag Kashyap, who was then working on the project, Dev D. One can say that Anshul Sharma is a bit lucky to be the assistant director for Dev D, because it was an outstanding hit then and it is the movie adaption of the Bengali novel, Devdas. It received many awards like National Filmfare Award, Filmfare Award, etc. and was nominated for the Best Movie at the Filmfare Awards. This flick got screened at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Anshul Sharma again worked as the assistant director under Luv Ranjan. Luv Ranjan worked as a director for Pyaar Ka Punchnama. This movie is a youth entertainer. The funny plot about the love stories of three guys with three girls attract any cinema-goer. With this movie, Anshul Sharma got exposure about how the work goes on with youth entertaining cinemas. Later, he worked as the assistant director of Anurag Kashyap's No Smoking Click to look into! >> Read More... . This cinema is a psychological thriller, but couldn't do well at the box office. However, in all his roles as an assistant director, he learned how the work goes on in the sets and the making of the film.

With all his experiences, Anshul Sharma directed Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga, starring Sanjay Mishra and Pragati Pandey, which released in 2013. It was a blockbuster. The entire story is on the small premise of how inflation influences the common man and his relationships in society. The Bollywood town opined that it is a message oriented film, and it reminded us of the 1970's movies, which always carried a message through the film.

Ajay Veermal Hindi Actor

Ajay Veermal

Ajay Veermal is an Indian television director known for soap operas like Pavitra Rishta. He completed his schooling at South Indian Education Society High School and attended National Institute of Event Management. After working in few advertisements and shows as an assistant director, he got an offer from the producer Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms to direct some episodes of Star Plus’ Kayamath in 2008. As the replacement of Kahiin Toh Hoga, Kayamath explored the subject of friendship, love and how the best friends fall in love after knowing each other since childhood. Kayamath boasted the cast of high-profile stars such as Shabbir Ahluwalia, Jay Bhanushali, Panchi Bora, Sanjeeda Sheikh, Sooraj Thapar, Ronit Roy, and Mohnish Behl. During its broadcast, Kayamath received rave reviews from fans and got high TRPs on a regular basis. In 2011, he helmed Pavitra Rishta which aired on Zee TV. It revolved around a love story of two ordinary people who fall in love, get married and how the pair cope with the difficulties after they get to know each other’s past lives. With Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande as the protagonist couple, Pavitra Rishta took inspiration from Thirumathi Selvam, a Tamil serial. Pavitra Rishta won numerous awards at different ceremonies and functions including “Best Daily Serial,” “Best Entertaining Serial” during its five-year broadcast. In fact, Sushant and Ankita began their relationship while filming on the sets. As the show’s popularity attained international fame, Pavitra Rishta got dubbed in several foreign languages such as English, French, and Vietnamese. International audiences loved the Indian serial as well. In 2010, along with Niraj Gupta, Ajay co-directed Dil Se Diya Vachan which had Kamzor Kadi Kaun’s host Neena Gupta as the mother-in-law. The makers of Dil Se Diya Vachan projected the show as a refreshing take on the bond shared by the in-laws in a joint family. Despite a promising start, the serial did not live up to people’s expectations, and the channel broadcasted the show for a year only. In 2013, it got its Arabic-dubbed version under the name of Sayidat Al-Dar which got televised on Zee Alwan in the Middle-East countries. In 2014, he joined Rowdy Rascals Productions and got a chance to work with Bollywood director Vikram Bhatt for the crime drama “Ishq Kills.” Ishq Kills depicted a set of cases where love took a new twist and turned into a saga of obsessions and hate. Veermal presided over some episodes for Saavdhan India on Life Ok. Ajay got hitched to Sandhya Reddy on 18 November 2011. His relative Vijay Veermal works as an ad maker.

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Arif Shamsi

Bollywood has seen many prominent directors walk on by and one such director (assistant) who walked through Bollywood leaving a lasting mark upon the path he took is Arif Shamsi. He has done various films, undertaking various roles including that of an assistant director and that of a miscellaneous crew. He has completed three films under the role of assistant director. They were: “Bride and Prejudice” (assistant director), “Jaane Jigar” (chief assistant director) and “Zakhmi Dil” (associate director). He was also fortunate enough to be a part of the film “Izzatdaar”, in which he took up the role of a production manager. Arif Shamsi had to face loads of hardships to reach the position that he is at now. Climbing the hill towards success, he has stumbled upon small and large stones. He never completely falls as he is determined to achieve his dreams- to direct and release a film of his own. However big a hurdle he has to jump, he would do so. And what gives him the drive to do so is that one heartwarming dream. Whatever film he did, he did it with such energy and an eagerness to learn that it amazed everyone on set. Every move taken by the director and all other members of the particular set were keenly looked upon by Arif. For him, every move they make is a huge lesson to be kept in mind. And when finally a day does come, he will put all of that he learned to use. He has assisted many prominent directors, such as Gurinder Chadha, Arshad Khan, and Raju Subramanian. Arif believes that all of these great directors are a textbook for him, to learn and to grow. Sooner or later Arif’s dreams would get transformed into a reality.

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Arif Shamsi Hindi Actor