Akash Khurana is a noted actor, screenwriter, media personality and an entrepreneur. He is one of those actors who are very well read. He went to St. Francis De Sales School, Nagpur for his schooling. He did his engineering in Mechanical stream from NIT Rourkela, which is one of the prestigious engineering colleges in India. Later, he went to XLRI, Jamshedpur for his post-graduation in Business Management. He didn’t stop there. He went ahead and completed his M.Phil and subsequently a PhD in Social Sciences from another college of repute, Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Then he joined Nimbus Communications, Mumbai as ‘Chief Creative Officer’ and worked there for some time. He has also been visiting faculty at Tata Institute of Social Sciences since 1995.

His debut film ‘Kalyug’ released in 1981. He played the role of “ Sandeep Raj Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Sandeep Raj ” in the movie. In 1983, he played the role of “Khanna - Mill Owner” in the movie, ‘Ardh Satya’. In 1984, he appeared as “Agashe” in the movie ‘Party’ and “Chief Minister Shashikant” in the movie ‘Saaransh’. In 1985, he played the role of “Renato” in the movie ‘Trikal’. In 1986, he played the role of “Aftab Ahmed” in a movie titled, ‘ Naam’.

He then appeared in the movies, ‘Jalwa’ (released in 1987; as Inspector Hosi Wadia), ‘ Kaash’ (released in 1987; as Doctor Anil), ‘Falak’ (released in 1988; as Jamuna Das), ‘Kabzaa’ (released in 1988; as Arun Date Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Arun Date ), ‘Jurrat’ (released in 1989; as Police commissioner), ‘ Daddy’ (a TV movie, released in 1989), ‘Jurm’ (released in 1990; as Ritesh Nandy), ‘ Vishkanya’ (released in 1991; as Trilokchand), ‘Saudagar’ (released in 1991; as a Police Commander), ‘Maarg’ (released in 1992; as Abhay), ‘Beta’ (release in 1992; as Prem Prem is a Tamil serial and movie actor. He was bor >> Read More... Prem ), ‘ Raat’ (1992; Mr Sharma), ‘ Drohi’ (1992; as a Chief Minister), ‘Phool’ (1993; as Rajeshwar Dayal), ‘Gunaah’ (1993; as Mahender Singh), ‘ Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja’ (1993; D’souza), ‘ Milan’ (1995; as Raja’s brother), ‘Prem’ (1995; as SP Verma), ‘Diljale’ (1996; as Shyam’s Father), ‘Sarfarosh’ (1999; as Ajay’s father), ‘ Badal’ (2000; as Badal’s father), ‘One 2 ka 4’ (2001; as Commissioner of Police), ‘Filhaal’ (2002; as Mr. Sheth), ‘ Company’ (2002; as Vilas Pandit). In 2006, his role of Catholic School Principal in the blockbuster movie, ‘ Krrish’ was much appreciated. He played important roles in critically acclaimed movies, ‘Barfi’ and ‘ David’.

He has written a number of stories and screenplays for Bollywood movies. He first wrote dialogues, screenplay and story for the movie, ‘Aashiquie’ (released in 1990) and since then, he had written for movies like ‘Saathi’ (dialogue, screenplay and story; 1991), Antam (dialogue; 1992), Drohi (dialogue; 1992), Baazigar Click to look into! >> Read More... Baazigar (story; 1996), Chaahat (story; 1996), Itihaas (Screenplay; 1997), Betaabi (Screenplay and story; 1997), Duplicate (Story; 1998), Angaaray (Story; 1998), Daag (Story; 1999), Sarhad Paar Click to look into! >> Read More... Sarhad Paar (Screenplay; 2006) and recently Aakrosh (story and screenplay; 2010).

He has also directed a Hindi movie, titled ‘Yeh Aashiqui Meri’, which was released in 1998. He won the Filmfare award for the movie ‘Baazigar’ (released in 1993), for the script, which he co-authored.