The young talents in our Bollywood industry are not less than a treasure. Only a few of these get to make an impression with their performance. Akash Sinha is one such newbie in the film fraternity who has impressed people and has created a reputable image of himself. Although he is from a non-film background yet he has tried hard to prove himself. Akash hails from Patna, Bihar. He moved to Delhi for IAS preparation but deep within he had an incomplete dream. To fulfill his aspiration of pursuing acting he joined Dayal Singh College, Delhi. Here he was involved in theater and Nukkad-Nataks.
The firm foundation of his acting knowledge was built up when he took admission in Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. Here he got engaged in short films and documentaries. He portrayed the character of Rakesh in the short movie Triveni in 2010. When he was about to complete his course, he got an opportunity to be a part of the movie ‘
Gangs of Wasseypur.’ His next project in 2012 was a successful one. He enacted Ramanathan in the movie Shahid. This award-winning picture by
Hansal Mehta won National Film Award and several other nominations and accolades. In 2014 it won the New York Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival Award for best direction. Following this, he acted in the movie
The Last Act. He was Pratap in this thriller genre film.
Soon it was evident that his dreams already got wings. In 2013 he did a short movie ‘That day after every day.’ His short roles eventually made him land as lead. Director Laxmikant Shetgaonkar gave him an opportunity to act in his movie ‘Baga Beach.’ It was filmed and based in Goa itself. It displayed the life of people of Goa and their deep reality. Issues such as child labour were also well brought out. Baga Beach was a life changing venture. Akash was the main character, Devappa, opposite actress
Paoli Dam. It was awarded the ‘National Film Award’ for ‘Best Feature Film’ in Konkani.
He then acted in the movie ‘
The Artist.’ It was a story of two friends Akash and Saharsh. It was based on revenge and rivalry. Similarly in ‘If you love your children’ he was Prakash. His yet another short film in 2014 was ‘Titto’ based on a crime theme. Akash has also featured in the heart winning Bollywood movie ‘
The Lunchbox.’ In 2015, he was a part of the movie ‘Guns of Banaras’ by Shekhar Suri. It was an action movie with many new as star cast. Akash seems to have a bright future in this field.