Vishal N. Jethwa is a television actor and came into limelight for his role of young emperor Akbar in the historic serial, “Bharat ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap”. Vishal N. Jethwa was born on July 6, 1994 to father Late Naresh Devji Jethwa and mother Preeti Naresh Jethwa. He started his career early and has performed as a background dancer in the famous reality dance show, “Sare Ga Ma Pa”. After that, he joined U-Star theatre group in the year 2010 and learned acting.
He has two years of theatre experience and has performed as a theatre artist till 2012. When he was just 14 years, Vishal N. Jethwa’s father, Naresh Devji Jethwa, passed away due to a heart attack, and post that, his mother Preeti brought up Vishal with much struggle, being a single mother. During those days, they got no support from any of their friends or relatives. In school, Vishal never used to like the subject “History”, and preferred acting and dance. Initially, he struggled to manage with the language, but later, with the help of his production team, he was able to overcome the hardships.
He has played many cameos and small roles in daily soaps such as “Parvarish”, “ Hitler Didi”, “ Bade Acche Lagte Hai”and “ Junoon”among others. He has acted in a few episodes of serials such as “Savdhaan India”, “Confession”, “ Fear Files”, “Bhanvar”, etc. and has also been see on television commercials such as “Amul Kool”. Like many other television actors who aspire to enter Bollywood, Vishal N. Jethwa also wants to make it big on the silver screen. In fact, he wants to do the role of younger
Hrithik Roshan in movies.
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Vishal N. Jethwa, aka Vishal Naresh Jethwa, who is popularly known as Vishal Jethwa, became famous for his role as Akbar in “Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap”, which aired on Sony TV. This green-eyed actor won over the audience with his spectacular performance as Akbar and was soon a common name of every household. He is a great dancer, and it was his first passion and priority until landing the role as an actor. He used to dance as a background dancer in a TV show.
At this time only, he enrolled himself into acting classes. He took acting classes for about two years and then auditioned for “Maharana Pratap”. Though he couldn't get the role of Maharana Pratap, he bagged the role of Akbar after auditioning thrice. There are no regrets for him in terms of not getting the role of Pratap, and he says that he is very comfortable doing the role of Akbar and would now choose this role over any other. During the show, he got injured in a fight sequence between
Faisal Khan (Maharana Pratap) and himself, where he misjudged the punch, and it hit him, and he fell off the horse.