Aakash Dahiya

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Aakash Dahiya
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Born 20 September 1983
New Delhi, India
Occupation Actor, casting director

Aakash Dahiya (born 20 September 1983) is a Mumbai-based actor and casting director, who is known for his work in Bollywood films.[1][2]


Born in New Delhi, Dahiya first started acting in the New Delhi Theater. He then started working as associate casting director[3] with his friend Mukesh Chhabra in Mumbai.[4][5]

His first role in Bollywood was as 'Googly' in Chillar Party, directed by Nitesh Tiwari and Vicky Bahl.[6] He also got some smaller roles in Rock Star (2011), Kaminey (2009), and Trishna(2011).[7]

Later, in Nikhil Advani`s D-Day (2013 film), he acted as 'Aslam'.[8] The film got critical appreciation and so did his character.[9][10] After that Dahiya appeared in Mastram, and Bobby Jasoos.[11] He conducted acting workshop for the movie Bobby Jasoos.[12][13] He is currently working with Zeishan Quadri’s Meeruthiya Gangsters[14][15] and Nikhil Advani on separate upcoming films.[2]


Year Film Casting Associate Actor
2009 Kaminey Yes
2011 Teen Thay Bhai Yes
2011 Chillar Party Yes Yes
2011 Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Yes
2011 Force Yes
2011 Rockstar Yes Yes
2011 Trishna Yes
2012 Gangs of Wasseypur Yes Yes
2012 Shahid Yes
2012 Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana Yes
2013 Kai Po Che! Yes
2013 D-Day Yes Yes
2013 Siddharth Yes Yes
2014 Highway Yes
2014 Mastram Yes
2014 Bobby Jasoos Yes


  1. ^ Saumya, Bhatia (August 3, 2014). "Aakash Dahiya: Casting to acting, directing...". The Asian Age. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Coelho, Alisha (July 1, 2014). "I'll Never Stop Casting: Aakash Dahiya". Indiatimes. Retrieved July 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ Anjum, Shabbir. "Kai Po Che Movie Review". Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Sengupta, Saumita. "Casting hones my acting skills". Box office India. Retrieved June 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ "In Actor's Studio". Retrieved August 14, 2014. 
  6. ^ India Glitz, Bollywood (May 20, 2014). "'Chillar Party' famed actor finds teacher in Vidya Balan". India Glitz. 
  7. ^ AVINASH, PRABHAKAR. "A feel-good, hard work story". The Hindu. Retrieved May 30, 2014. 
  8. ^ Ravi, . "‘D-Day’ not an underworld saga: Nikhil Advani". Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  9. ^ Shalini Langer (July 19, 2013). "Movie review: D-Day is a surprising package". The Indian Express. Retrieved August 14, 2014. 
  10. ^ Gayatri, Sankar. "D-Day’ review". zee news India. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 
  11. ^ Roy, Purba. "Akash Dahiya : smitten by Acting". Retrieved 2014-07-05. 
  12. ^ Karishma, Upadhyay. "Bidya as Bobby!". Telegraph. Retrieved June 29, 2014. 
  13. ^ Jamindar, Darshana. "Aakash Dahiya says"I have never seen Hard-working Producers like Dia Mirza and Saahil in my life"". Retrieved July 14, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Meeruthiya Gangsters` to go on floors June 15". Retrieved June 10, 2014. 
  15. ^ IANS. "Filming for ‘Meeruthiya Gangsters’ to begin". Gulfnews.com. Retrieved June 11, 2014. 

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