Ankit Rathi is from Raipur. He was born on 25-May-1986 and had no background. And he was not aware of auditions then, and hence it was difficult for him. It is now open, and people are aware of it. Ever since he came to Mumbai, He was always fascinated by films, and he wanted to be part of this industry. He did not want to divert his concentration with anything else like TV or digital. Surviving in Mumbai as a struggling actor is one of the toughest tasks. Many years, thousands of aspiring actors, come to the city to try their luck. While some get a chance to shine, and some don’t. One needs to possess passion, skill, and patience to survive in the city to make it big in Bollywood or the entertainment industry.
One such actor who made it to the industry with his hard work and perseverance is Ankit Rathi, who debuts with
and Ritesh Sidhwani’s 3 storeys which also stars
, and others. He gave more than 900 auditions, mostly advertisement. It was always his dream to be on screen, and his family always supported him. His family believes in his capabilities, and he was able to do this because his family stood by him. He has also worked in a call center and thought about what happens next. The belief kept him going. He used to work in the evening and auditions in the morning. He was not getting other roles, and it was tough. He decided to sell his laptop for some money, so he could get back to trying his luck for some more time.
He is blessed and lucky as he got 3 Storeys at the right time. He is open to opportunities and possibilities. If asked about his aspiration he wishes to play a negative character on screen and not to be a chocolate boy, because he played such parts in advertisements where he acted like a cute boy. That’s why he is bored of seeing himself like that. He shares his experience about the preparation for this role, and said - “working in a film is more like a journey and everything was fascinating when it all started. The workshop helped him a lot and changed his perception. There were direction and guidance throughout, which helped him in understanding and embracing the character. It is not like TV shows. The format there was very different.