Sachet Engineer is a young exemplary artist. He is an upcoming actor from Bollywood. Sachet’s native place is Bhubaneshwar, in Odisha state and he is presently living in Mumbai. He is also actively involved in swimming and is born to a family of sports people. His grandfather, Ishwar Girdharlal Engineer, is a champion in the game of water polo. From a very young age, Sachet has been practicing swimming and has won several prizes for it as well. He has been an active member of the Otters Club, a top ranking institution, located in Bandra, Mumbai, which is exclusively for sports. This champion got his first victory in this sport at the age of five. Since then there has been no turning back for him. He participated in the Amateur Aquatic Association Championship in the year 2009, which was organized by the state government of Maharashtra. Engineer won five gold medals in the various swimming events in that competition. Next, he participated in the 27th Otters Club Competition and bagged seven gold medals and bronze for his swift swimming skills. Sachet has also exhibited his talents in the national meet for swimming. He recently completed his schooling at the famous Campion School, located at Colaba, in Mumbai. During his school days, he had to wake up at 4:30 in the morning to practice swimming and then head to school.

Some notable alumni of this seventy-three-year old school are Ratan Tata, Kumar Mangalam Birla of the Aditya Birla Group, Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor and much more. He said in an interview that right now he wants to focus on his studies and then get back to swimming later on. He hopes to compete again and win in the National Sports Meet and the Olympics Swimming Competition one day. Sachet is also very much passionate about acting and modeling. He aspires to become a versatile actor, at the same time he also wants to achieve more in sports. He idolizes Johnny Weissmuller, who is known as one of the world’s fastest swimmers and also as a veteran actor in Hollywood. Even though he aspires to swim and act, his main ambition in life is surprising, to become a pilot! Filmography of Sachet includes the super hit and trendsetting movie Taare Zameen Par (2007) and the under-rated film Khatta Meetha (2010). In Taare Zameen Par, Sachet was roped in to play the role of the elder brother of Darsheel Safary. He fit in the role perfectly. He acted very effectually and also emoted well as Yohaan Awasthi. Next, he was cast as Linguswamy, in the Akshay Kumar starrer movie Khatta Meetha, which is a commercial comic movie. Sachet is currently studying in D. Y. Patil University in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Sabyasachi Chakrabarty Hindi Actor

Sabyasachi Chakrabarty

Sabyasachi Chakrabarty is a veteran film actor and a proficient theatre artist. Sabyasachi is a Bengali and is also known by the name Benu. He was born in the year 1956, in Kolkata in a conventional Bengali family. He was called by the name Benu affectionately by his parents. Chakrabarty completed his schooling in the year 1975 from Andrew Higher Secondary School, situated in Selimpur in Kolkata. He then moved to New Delhi and joined the University of Delhi. He graduated from this college with a Bachelors degree in Science. This prolific star of West Bengal also loves being involved with photography. His love for nature and animals is equivalent to his passion for acting. He is an avid photographer of the wildlife and has been clicking pictures for a long time. In 1983, Benu became an active member of the Charbak theater group and enhanced his acting skills. He entered the acting profession through the television medium. He got his first chance to appear on the small screen with the drama Tero Parbon. This soap was telecasted on Kolkata Doordarshan Channel in the year 1987, and Sabyasachi played the lead role in it. In this soap, he played the character named Gora for which he was widely appreciated. He shot to extreme fame through this one serial and became a household name in Bengal. He appeared for the first time on the silver screen in the year 1992 in the movie Antardhan, directed by Tapan Sinha. After this flick, he went back to act and direct in television. He has directed many serials, especially for children, predominantly in the Bengali language. He is famous for his work as the character named Feluda in the film Joto Kando Kathmandute that was released in the 1990s. This movie was inspired by the popular crime novel of Bengal, written by the versatile director Satyajit Ray. Benu continued to act as Feluda in the other novels which were made into movies, such as Bombaiyer Bombete, Kailashey Kelenkari, Tintorettor Jishu and a few others. He became an exemplar artist after portraying various unique roles in the movies Parineeta, Dil Se, Khakee, Pakhi and much more in Hindi and the films Lathi, Waarish, Thana Theke Aschi, Ek Je Aachhe Kanya and so on in Bengali. He acted in a substantial role in the unconventional movie The Namesake, directed by Mira Nair. The movie took Sabyasachi to an international platform. He shared the screen space with the talented actress Tabu in this flick. He has bagged several awards for his effective acting, such as the Anandalok Awards, Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards and so on. He has also been presented with the Kalakar Award for his enormous contribution to the film industry. Chakrabarty got married to the popular yesteryear actress Mithu Chakrabarty in the year 1986. The couple has two sons; Gaurav and Arjun. Both of them have followed in the footsteps of their parents and are upcoming actors of Bengal.

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Saeed Jaffrey

Saeed Jaffrey, a British actor, who hailed from India, acted in various British, American and Indian movies. He is known for Shatranj Ke Khilari, which was released in 1977, The Man Who Would Be King in 1975, A Passage to India in 1984, Gandhi in 1982 and My Beautiful Launderette in 1985. He was born in Malerkotla, Punjab, India on the 8th of January 1929. He went to the University of Allahabad where he completed his post-graduate degree in history. He also attended St. George's College, then Mussoorie, then Aligarh Muslim University and began his career by starting a theatre company named Unity Theatre, in New Delhi. He played a major part in the productions of Christopher Fry, Tennessee Williams, Shakespeare, and Wilde. He completed his studies at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and then he went to the United States on scholarship and from there he got a degree in drama from The Catholic University of America. He also starred in many Bollywood films in during the 90s. For television he worked in Tandoori Nights (1985-1987), Gangsters (1975-1978), The Jewel in the Crown (1984), and Little Napoleons (1994). His co-partners were legendary Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan and Michael Caine. He worked in many popular cinemas directed by highly acclaimed Richard Attenborough, James Ivory and Satyajit Ray. He was the first Indian responsible for displaying Shakespearean plays on a tour of the United States. He is also known as the first Asian to receive a British and Canadian Academy Awards nominations. He is also the first Indian to receive the Order of the British Empire for his lifetime contributions to drama. He also served All India Radio as the Radio Director and The Director of Publicity and Advertising at Government of India Tourist Office in U.S (1958-1960). In 1998, his autobiography Saeed: An actor's journey, was published. He died in a hospital in London on 14th November 2015, after collapsing from a brain hemorrhage at his home. He was posthumously conferred with Padma Shri award in January 2016.

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Saeed Jaffrey Hindi Actor