Faisal Rashid, aged about 30 and 5’ 9” tall is an Indian Television actor who is well-known for his acting skills. His debut television serial was “” on Doordarshan in 2012. He is very glad that he plays different characters in the show. He is a very dedicated actor. He used to read Upanishads for the sake of acting in the serial. Upanishad Ganga is an Indian Television drama series based on the message in the Upanishads directed by Chadraprakash Dwivedi. It is to his credit that he spoke in Hindi even though he does not know Hindi. The serial mostly dealt with the ideal thinking and empowerment provided by the Vedic society of India. He was also seen in the serial Rishta.com on Sony TV. Actor Faisal Rashid has graduated from the reputed Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.
He then started his career in theatre in the year 2005 with the veteran actor
. He has been part of several plays of Motley’s Productions which includes Antigone, The Caine Mutiny Court Martial and By George. He was seen in the films like Raavan,
My Friend Pinto
and others. He is awaiting the release of his two upcoming films Mohalla Assi and
. Talented theatre personality Faisal Rashid is currently (2014) seen in Ekta Kapoor’s serial
on Zee TV, which revolves around a women-centric family. He is an excellent actor playing the pivotal role in the show.
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Faisal Rashid is an Indian film, television and theater actor and a producer, who became popular after acting on Chandraprakash Dwivedi’s television drama serial, Upanishad Ganga, which was aired on Doordarshan channel in the year 2012.
He played the characters of Bhadrachala Ramadas, Tulsidas, and Birbal in the serial and he was acclaimed for his brilliant performance in this serial. In 2010, before acting in Upanishad Ganga, Faisal was seen on Sony Entertainment Television’s Rishta.com.
Faisal also acted as Suresh Shrivastava in Ekta Kapoor’s Kumkum Bhagya on Zee TV channel. Besides acting on television, Faisal is a talented theater personality, who completed his studies at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. His theater career started in the year 2005, along with the actor, Naseeruddin Shah.
He performed in many plays of Motley’s Productions including The Caine Mutiny Court Martial, Antigone, and By George. In 2012, Faisal earned a nomination for Best Male Actor in a Lead Role at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards for his outstanding performance in the play, Baghdad Wedding.
Faisal is also doing short films and was starred in Mitakshara Kumar’s Kaash in 2004, Johnnie in My Place and End of Love in 2010, and The Breadfruit Tree in 2013. He turned producer in the 2011 short film entitled Lucid. He was part of Mani Ratnam’s thriller film, Raavan in 2010 and the Bollywood film,
My Friend Pinto in 2011. This was followed by an appearance in the Indian comedy film, Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana; a film that marks the directorial debut of
in 2012. In 2014, he played as Gautam in Sandeep Varma’s biopic film, Manjunath and also acted in Sonali Cable.
He is now waiting for the release of Chandraprakash Dwivedi’s Bollywood satirical film, Mohalla Assi, which stars
in the lead role.