Amitash Pradhan was born on 1991 in Chennai, and he has successfully carved a recognition for himself in the Tollywood industry at such a very young age. He had a flare for acting ever since his childhood and according to him. He chose to become an actor at the tender age of three, after watching one of Shah Rukh Khan’s movies. Since his decision of selecting acting as a career option was made at tender age, his family pressured him for a degree in electronics.

Though he received the degree that his parents had wanted, he never opted for a job in any corporate offices. Rather, he continued his quest to find suitable opportunities in films and ended up working with various theater groups. The theater groups range from local associations to renowned institutions such as Madras Players and Nisha Theaters. During the phase of his career when he chose to act in plays only, he committed himself to nearly twenty-five plays, most of them having him in the lead role.

Though he acted in a number of plays, he felt that in order to boost truly his talents, he needed to study acting at an institution, and thus, he joined for a six-month course in acting from the prestigious Anupam Kher’s school of acting. He was lucky to get noticed by the famous Kollywood actor Dhanush at a function, as he gave him a chance to appear at the audition for a Tamil movie – ‘ Velaiyilla Pattathari’.

His exhibited a fair performance in the audition and was immediately cast as the main villain of the film. In that film, Amitash’s character broke all traditional ideas of a typical Tamil movie villain by portraying his character as a blend of his favorite characters from Hollywood. Amitash finds himself lucky to have got the opportunity to act in a Hollywood movie, similar to ‘Step Up’, which begins production in February 2016.

Allan Corduner Hindi Actor

Allan Corduner

Allan Corduner is celebrity actor hailing from Britain. He was born on 2 April 1950 in Stockholm, Sweden to a Jewish family but was brought up in London. Since childhood, music became Allan’s first love, and he wanted to make a living as a concert pianist or an orchestra conductor. His family too supported him as he was completing his schooling from University College School, Hampstead, London. However, after becoming an accomplished jazz and classical pianist, his musical career took a back seat just as he joined the Bristol University. The acting was the new goal for which Allan even went to the Bristol Old Vic Theater School for training. Allan has worked extensively in stage plays, television and the film industry. First up were the plays staged at Newcastle Repertory Theater, Birmingham Rep, and the Actors' Company. After that, he moved back to London and performed at the West End, the Chichester Festival Theater and the Royal Court Theater. He has performed more than twenty-five plays including Broadway and off-Broadway shows. A performance to be remembered was his portrayal of Etches in ‘Titanic,’ a musical performed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, Broadway, New York. In the television industry, Allan has been a part of about fifty shows including the fifth season of the popular thriller series titled ‘Homeland’. In 1982, he began acting in films, and one of his firsts was ‘Yentl’, a romantic-drama based on Isaac Bashevis Singer's short story titled "Yentl the Yeshiva Boy". In 1999, Allan played his first major role in Mike Leigh's ‘Topsy-Turvy’ as Sir Arthur Sullivan, a performance that is known to be his best. He also took up directing in 2009 with ‘An Act of Valour,’ a short film about a gay couple and a missing youngster. Apart from this, Allan has lent his voice for BBC radio plays, a few video games’ characters, audiobooks; as well as TV documentaries. Allan’s mother was from the Nazi Germany and shifted to Britain to escape the unfortunate events. She has left behind memories and anecdotes with him that makes him feel connected to the incidents. In his interviews, Allan has often mentioned his Jewish identity being a hindrance to his career as a British actor. However, with time and the blessing of being offered diverse roles, he has overcome the odds. Allan tied the knot with Juha Sorola in 1993 after having been in a civil union since 2009. He is a Finnish actor and writer who wrote ‘An Act of Valour.’

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Amitoj Mann

Amitoj Mann or commonly known as Amtoje Mann, is a Punjabi actor, director and screenwriter. He is the son of Babu Singh Mann, a poet and lyricist in Punjab who has also managed to produce a number of Punjabi films. He has also won a number of awards including five-lifetime achievement awards to his name. Amitoj Mann started out as an amateur play artist with Naddir Babbar's theater group called "EKJUT", and it is here that he gained experience from performing plays and helped him transform into an actor and simultaneously realize his talent for writing and direction. Amitoj was selected to play the hero for Dilip Kumar's debut film "Kalinga" alongside Meenakshi Sheshadri, but the movie was never made due to unknown reasons. He then turned on to concentrate on "making" movies rather than acting in it. In his initial years as director, he directed more than twenty music video albums and also managed to win awards for them. He self-directed and wrote the script for his first movie "Hawayein" which realistically centers around the incidents following the aftermath of the Indira Gandhi Assassination in 1984. The film was critically acclaimed nationwide and did surprisingly well at international level too, breaking box office records in Canada for the first time. His realistic approach to movies continued with the release of his second film "Kaffila", a film based around the issues surrounding illegal immigration which affects millions of Indians and Asians alike. The movie lays focus on how intensely Indians crave to leave their homeland for developed nations in the hope of finding a near-perfect life. The fact that Amitoj writes and directs his own works gives him full freedom of creative expression.

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Amitoj Mann Hindi Actor