Harmanjeet Singha Hindi Actor

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Denzil Smith Hindi Actor

Denzil Smith

Denzil Smith is a filmmaker and an actor. He was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India on November 6, 1960, into a family of Anglo-Indians. His family consisted of his parents named Kathleen (Katsy) Maude Shepherd and Benjamin John Smith, and two siblings Cheryl Roy-Smith and Lionel Smith. Benjamin worked with the Indian government as a civil servant. In spite of a desk job, he harbored immense love and respect for art and music. He could play instruments like ukulele, accordion, violin, piano and was a singer too. In fact, Benjamin represented India in Paranjoti Academy Choir, Europe. Denzil got interested in arts because of his father. Unfortunately, Benjamin died when Denzil was just eleven. He studied at St. Andrews, Bandra, and the University of Mumbai. After graduating from the University of Mumbai, he kick-started his career by working for Alyque Padamsee's Lintas, an advertising agency. However, he realized that he wasn't cut out for the corporate world and quit the job to devote all his time for acting. Under the guidance of Pratap Sharma and Dr. Ashok Ranade, he took training in voice modulation from National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai. His first theatre role was in Les Liaisons Dangereuse, where Ratna Pathak and Naseeruddin Shah were his co stars. Soon, Denzil became a part of Motley Productions, which was a theatre group. Benjamin Gilani, Naseeruddin Shah, and Tom Alter were its founder, and they would perform several plays on stage. He has performed all over the world. Denzil has acted in Indian as well as international films and TV shows as well. His work profile includes Woh Aadmi Bahut Kuch Janta Tha, Waiting for Godot, Black Widow: A Land Bleeds, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Samvidhaan: The Making of the Constitution of India, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and much more. Denzil has also lent his voice to several documentaries, feature film characters, animated motion pictures, commercials, and radio dramas. In his entire career, Denzil has enacted optimistic, villainous, comic, action, as well as grey roles. Besides acting, he religiously organizes theatre progress and voice workshops at Celebrate Bandra and educational institutions respectively. Denzil loves listening to jazz music and is the host of jazz concerts at Blue Frog and National Centre for the Performing Arts. In 2006, he established Stagesmith Productions to increase the production of English Indian plays. Under it, Denzil has financed Jazz. He regularly donates to a charity named Avehi Abacus.

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Taran Bajaj

Taran Bajaj is an actor and casting director who works in the Hindi film industry, Hindi television serial industry and advertisements. He was born on 24th August in Uttar Pradesh. He is known for movies like Love Sex Aur Dhoka, Love Shagun, John Day and some others. Taran was born and brought up in Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh. He studied at St. Paul’s Inter College in Shahjahanpur. In 2006, Taran arrived at Mumbai to perform in the play Bharat Ke Shahedo Tumhe Naman which was organized by actress Jaya Bachchan’s Yuvak Biradri. He portrayed the characters of Bhagat Singh, Kartar Singh and Uddham Singh in the act. In 2009, he moved to Mumbai permanently to start his career as a casting director and actor in Bollywood. In 2009, he worked on the set of 3 Idiots. Taran also had a short stint with television serials between 2009 and 2010. He acted in the television serial Chhoti Bahu- Sindoor Bin Suhagan on Zee TV and in the comedy series Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashmah on Sab TV, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata hai on Star Plus, Miley Jab Hum Tum on Star One, Uttaran on Colors TV and many others. He also acted in the telefilm Life. In 2011, Taran made his Bollywood debut as an actor with the anthology film Love Sex Aur Dhoka directed by Dibaker Bannerjee on a digicam. It was the first film to be presented in the found footage style in India. He later acted in Love Express, Via Kargill, Life Ki Toh Lag Gayi, Zanjeer, John Day, Jazbaa, Love Shagun, Junooniyat and Udta Punjab. In 2011, Taran also debuted as an associate director in director Remo D’ Souza’s F.A.L.T.U. He later worked in Love Express, Bubble Gum, Mausam, Thuppaki, Son of Sardaar, Mattroo Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola, Rangrezz, Commando, Ek Thi Daayan, Fukrey, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara!, Dedh Ishqiya, Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi, Holiday, Detective Byomkesh Bakshi, Phantom, Jazbaa, Talvar, Junooniyat, Force 2 and A Death In The Ganj as an associate director. His latest works as an associate casting director are Raees and Commando 2 both in 2017. He worked as the lead casting director for Wedding Pullav and Love Shagun. Taran also worked in more than a hundred advertisements as an actor and a casting director which includes Fed Ex rock star ad, Hero Honda ICC World Cup 2011 and many others.

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Taran Bajaj Hindi Actor