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A Kirik Party Review nobody has read before

All these years I’ve just put my head down and gone about my work, without actually taking a moment to reflect on the journey from being an engineer to an actor. This email from Steve Jeffcoat my manager and mentor at Jaguar Land Rover to the Coventry Evening Telegraph put...

My Joey moment in Rangitaranga

That's right, Kirik Party is not the only blockbuster I was part of, way before that I was a tiny tiny part of another blockbuster Kannada film called Rangitaranga.  Rangitaranga I had just finished my advanced acting course at MISF!T (My Interest Stays Firmly In Theatre) and was looking out...

I was paid 100 Rs for my first ever acting gig

Before knowing how first-ever acting and getting 100rs, let us get back how I was previous. I didn’t grow up with the concept of pocket money. Throughout my college life in Bangalore, I was given just enough money for lunch and commute by bus to college. There were no restrictions...

The exact moment I knew I wanted to be an Actor

Growing up in Rajainagar 5th block I (actor aravinnd iyer) had the privilege of watching movies on my home theatre. Before you jump to conclusions and start doubting my strictly middle-class upbringing, I am talking  about Prasanna, Pramod, Navrang, Veeresh and Sujata, these were my home theatres. From where I...

How the recession made me a filmmaker

I had never dreamt of being an actor or a filmmaker. Nobody in my family was remotely associated with the film industry. Growing up I got a lot of toy cars from Matchbox and Hotwheels as gifts. Compared to other kids around I could tell the different makes and models...