Aditya Seal

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Aditya Seal
Aditya promoting Tum Bin 2.jpg
Born (1988-03-22) 22 March 1988 (age 31)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active2000–present
Parent(s)Mother - Manju Seal
FamilySister - Konica Seal Shrivastav
Brother-In-Law - Rohit Shrivastava

Aditya Seal (born 22 March 1988) is an Indian model, film actor and martial artist.[1] Seal made his debut with the movie Ek Chhotisi Love Story, where he played a teenager opposite Manisha Koirala.[2] Seal is a world Taekwondo champion.[3] In 2016, he played the role of Shekhar in Tum Bin II and received praise for his versatility as an actor. In 2018, he played Sam in Namaste England. In 2019, he played Manav Randhawa in Student of the Year 2.[4]

Personal life[edit]

His father is Bengali while his mother is Punjabi.[5] His father produced and acted in a Garhwali film, but he himself wanted to be a professional cricketer, before an injury aborted the option, so he finally followed his father's footsteps, at the beginning reluctantly.[6]

Career[edit]

Aditya Seal started his career as a model. He has modeled for Pond's (perfume powder) and Garnier Men advertisement. He also appeared in a Mountain Dew advertisement in 2012. Seal has worked in many other advertisements. Seal made his début with the movie Ek Chhotisi Love Story, where he played a teenager opposite to Manisha Koirala.[2] Seal is a world Taekwondo champion.[7] He also starred in movie We R Friends in 2006. In Purani Jeans, he played the role of Samuel Lawrence. The film is based on the belief that – "friendship is like a pair of old jeans- the older it gets, the better it becomes". His character commits suicide in the movie and the whole movie revolves around him. In 2016, Seal was seen in Anubhav Sinha's Tum Bin II as Shekhar opposite Neha Sharma.[8] His next project is 'Student of the Year 2'[9]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2002 Ek Chhotisi Love Story Aditya Debut
2006 We Are Friends Amit
2007 Say Salaam India Siddharth
2014 Purani Jeans Samuel Lawrence
2016 Tum Bin II Shekhar
2018 Namaste England Samar Singh "SAM"
2019 Student of the Year 2 Manav
2019 The Invisible Mask TBA Movie on Netflix Directed By Priyadarshan

Music Videos[edit]

Year Album Song Co-Star
2018 Single Chandani Raatein Kaushali Kumar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aditya Seal seals his return into films with 'Purani Jeans' - Times of India".
  2. ^ a b "Soul Stir: Aditya Seal on the moment that changed his life - Times of India".
  3. ^ "Aditya Seal, a world Taekwondo champ". 3 April 2014.
  4. ^ "'Tum Bin 2' movie review: Offers nothing great apart from good music and sweet Aditya Seal". 18 November 2016.
  5. ^ "INTERVIEW: Aditya believes in the old school romance...", Cine Speak. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  6. ^ Rachana Dubey (29 January 2017), "Aditya Seal: I hoped to be a cricketer but an injury killed my dream", Times of India. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Aditya Seal, a world Taekwondo champ". 3 April 2014.
  8. ^ "'Tum Bin 2' movie review: Offers nothing great apart from good music and sweet Aditya Seal". 18 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Aditya Seal talks about his 'SOTY 2' co-stars Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria and Ananya Panday - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 April 2019.

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