Sachin Joab is a stage, film and television actor. He was born in year 1978 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His parents moved from India to Australia in year 1977 and they had a divorce when Sachin was five. He started his passion in acting when he was just seven years old. When he was young, he used to imitate the different voices of many characters on television, so there’s really no need to undergo any training. He finished high school and attended several workshops and acting schools. Later, he moved to
New York and studied at the Actors Studio. When he came back to Australia, he attended the National Theatre and graduated after three years. Since then, he started to appear in many films and theatre.
He made a guest appearance in the episode, “Examination Day” of the Australian drama series, “City Homicide,” where he has to use his Indian accent. Later, he acted in the box-office Australian film, “My Year Without Sex” and in the police drama series, “
Rush” in 2009. Sachin also acted in Big Mamma’s Boy and Tala in 2011. From 2011 to 2013, he played the role of
Ajay Kapoor in the Australian soap, ”
Neighbors” where he earned his popularity. Initially, his character was supposedly appearing for one month only, but the producers liked his portrayal of the character. So in early 2012, he became a regular in the show together with his on-screen family. Also in 2012, he was starred in the black comedy film, 10 Terrorists, where he bagged the role of Judge Miki Miraj. He was also part of the 12-part miniseries, “Conspiracy 365” and donned the role of Bruno. Later, he acted as an Inspector in another Australian miniseries entitled, Better Man. He was also seen in The Legend Maker and recently, he played the role of Jesse Franco in the series, “Fat Tony & Co.”
During the time that he was announced to be part of Neighbors, several racist stated that it is ‘un-Australian’ to let him be part of the show and that small mindedness will not be tolerated. The actor stated that he faced racism since the early years in school up to the recent times. He left the show in May 2013 after his contract ended. He moved to Los Angeles to further pursue his acting career. From there, he acted in the crime drama series, Perception and the film, Road Hard. Sachin has a strong athletic background as well.
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Sachin Joab is a popular Indian – Australian actor who is quite popular in Australia and has appeared in several memorable roles in the Australian Hindi-English television serials religiously made for the Indian community and are aired on Australian Television. These serials in which Sachin Joab acted became a rage in Australia making him the most popular and prominent Australian actor and worldwide also along with here in India. Sachin’s parents migrated to Australia in late 70’s from India where Sachin Joab was born in the year 1978 in Melbourne, Australia. When Sachin Joab was quite young, his parents were divorced. Sachin was born and brought up in Australia and from his early childhood days and while he was still studying in the primary school, he started showing interest in acting and soon it became his passion. After completing his schooling from Australia, Sachin Joab Went for his graduate degree in acting from New York, USA and subsequently appeared in many theatres and short films there. The n he returned to Australia and started his acting career there. Though he has starred in several famous tele serials, the most popular serial was Neighbors in which he essayed the character of Ajay Kapoor which eventually made him famous worldwide. “Neighbors” was the love story of two people who are both careerist, ambitious and commitment phobic. Sachin Joab played the role of the main male protagonist Ajay Kapoor in this show. Recently, Sachin Joab left the show and went to Los Angeles to study a film and acting course and is eyeing for a career in Hollywood.