Dhruv Lather is a Director, Cinematographer, Writer, and Actor. He is recognised as Dheeraj in “Na Aana Iss Des Laado” an Indian television drama about rural India’s female infanticide practices. Dhruv started his career as an assistant director to Rajkumar Santoshi for his Movie “ Halla Bol” starring Ajay Devgan, which grossed over 200 million worldwide. After which he did a cameo in “Neelima Bajpai’s Bandhan Saat Janamon Ka” on Colors. Dhruv Lather graduated from Vancouver Film School in 2012 after which he stayed in Canada for a year before he moved to Mumbai and started working with Ramesh Sippy Entertainment.

Apart from acting and Directing, Dhruv Lather also worked as a cinematographer and Cameraman for Canadian short films “Broken Sword: Shadow of the Blade” and “Mother’s day”. In 2015, Dhruv also contributed as a Production Supervisor to the Pakistani Telefilm “Tujh Se Hee Raabta”. In collaboration with Zee Music Company, Dhruv Lather directed a Music video “ Intezaar” which was an instant hit and crossed 1 lakh views on YouTube. Currently, Dhruv is directing a Bollywood movie “ Kal Hamara Hai” which is set to release in April 2016.

The story which was also written by Dhruv Lather revolves around three characters that each represents one of the three socio-economic classes of India and decides to fight back against corruption but eventually they end up being a part of that corrupt system. Dhruv is a Teetotaler and believes in encouraging budding talents in Bollywood.

Dhananjay Singh Hindi Actor

Dhananjay Singh

Dhananjay Singh is the duplicate actor of legendary actor Dharmendra. He is also regarded as Dharmendra’s double role. When he happened to say a dialogue from film 'Sholay' for an advertisement, he got paid Rs paid about Rs 20,000 for a shift that could last for about three to four hours. Thus, Dhananjay Singh — a Dharmendra look-alike — is always a substitute for double up for the actor. His body replaced the Bollywood veteran’s in a recent advertisement for burgers. Dhananjay feels that he happens to look like Dharamji. This actor came from Aligarh to Mumbai in 1985 to evolve as an actor, but he only could cash in on his resemblance to the actor. That is how these poor actors who wanted to get a break in movies as a comedian or side hero roles got reduced to playing behind the camera and got recognized. The step-in models are not all that unhappy about being doubles who go mostly unrecognized but yet they continued to work to win bread and butter for the family. This actor is friendly with another double-actor Feroz, who is actually the duplicate actor for Amitabh Bachchan. They both have co-worked for a film ‘Duplicate Sholay’ which was a 2002 spoof film that parodies the 1975 classic Bollywood blockbuster Sholay. He also acted as a cameo for a song sequence in the film ‘Om Shanti Om’ which has Deepika Padukone and Shahrukh Khan in the lead roles. The actor was also seen in a film named ‘Sanyasi Mera Naam’ which had Mithun Chakraborty and Shalini Kapoor in the lead role. Also, he appeared even in few TV serials and managed to remain in the limelight. Some of the noted TV serials in which he had appeared include, ‘Boogie Woogie’, 'Fully Faltu’, ‘Shararat’ and ‘Yeh Chanda Kanoon Hai’, etc. For many, body doubling is a career and it is a reason most of the body models tend to take their career seriously.

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Dinesh Thakur

Veteran theater actor-director Dinesh Thakur is known for having acted in a very fewer film in Bollywood. As he was selective in roles and the cast, he did not appear in many movies. He was also active in theater hence did not set his eyes for huge commercial success in career. He made his first attempt with a petit role in 'Mere Apne' had Vinod Khanna and Meena Kumari in the lead. The film was above average success in box office and the actor was noticed for his performance, Mere Apne was an acclaimed film of Gulzar, and this film helped him to get a lead role in Basu Chatterjee’s ‘Rajnigandha’(1974). He played a lead role with Amol Palekar and Vidya Sinha in this film. The film’s melodious music by Salil Chowdhury and fine acting by the cast scored well at the box office. Later, he appeared in character roles in Hindi films and became a screenwriter and story writer. After the success of ‘Rajnigandha’, he got chances to play a character role in Basu Bhattacharya’s ‘Anubhav’ (1971). In this film, he played the role of Shashi Bhushan whom Sanjeev Kumar suspects of having a relationship with his wife, Tanuja. The bold concept of the film and strong character got him recognition as a best character actor. After ‘Anubhav’, the actor fetched another role in Basu Bhattacharya’s film ‘Griha Pravesh’(1979). He also established a theater company in Mumbai named ANK Productions in 1976. He also took up the challenging task as a screenplay and story writer job in films. His first role as a story writer and screen playwright job got noticed with the release of ‘Ghar’(1978). The film narrated how a couple (Rekha and Vinod Mehra) coped with the aftermath of rape. This film fetched him Filmfare best story award. The actor was later engaged with his theater group that helped the company to flourish in a big way. The actor passed away in Mumbai on September 20, 2012, due to kidney failure.

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Dinesh Thakur Hindi Actor