Arunoday Singh at Esha Deol's wedding reception, July 2012.
16 February 1983 |
Rewa, Madhya Pradesh
Arunoday Singh (born 1983) is an Indian film actor. His debut movie was Sikandar (2009). Arunoday Singh was seen in Sudhir Mishra's Yeh Saali Zindagi (2011) and more recently in Pooja Bhatt's Jism 2 (2012).
He is an alumnus of Brandeis University, having previously been educated at a boarding school at Kodaikanal, where he performed in school plays. According to him, it was after watching actor Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront (1954) that he decided to become an actor. After his graduation, he did a few courses in the New York Film Academy, and thereafter enrolled in the Acting Studio in New York, during the period he also performed in plays.
After finishing his studies he started giving auditions, and finally made his debut with Sikandar (2009), directed by Piyush Jha, playing a Kashmiri terrorist. His second film was Anil Kapoor's home production Aisha (2010), an adaptation of the novel, Emma by Jane Austen, with Sonam Kapoor. Also in the same year, he appeared in Vinay Shukla's take on Gender and sexuality in Mirch through a collage of five stories, with Raima Sen and Konkana Sharma, where he played the central character of a struggling film director.
In 2011, he acted alongside Irrfan Khan and Aditi Rao Hydari, another newcomer in Sudhir Mishra's Yeh Saali Zindagi (2011). His performance earned him a nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the 18th Screen Awards.
|2011||Yeh Saali Zindagi||Kuldeep||Nominated Best Actor in a Supporting Role Screen Awards|
|2012||Jism 2||Ayaan Thakur|
|2013||Ek Bura Aadmi||Munna Siddiqui|
|2014||Main Tera Hero|
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