Akash Thosar

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Akash Thosar
Born (1994-02-24) 24 February 1994 (age 26)
OccupationActor
Years active2016-present
Home townJeur

Akash Thosar (born 24 February 1994) is a film actor who appears in Bollywood, Marathi cinema and best known for his role as Parshya in Marathi film Sairat.

Career[edit]

Thosar was born and raised in a small village Jeur in Karmala in Solapur district, Maharashtra. A former wrestler,[1] Thosar was spotted at a railway station in Solapur by Bharat Manjule, Sairat director Nagraj Manjule's brother, inviting Akash to audition for the lead role.[2] Thosar later starred in the lead role in Mahesh Manjrekar’s Marathi movie FU: Friendship Unlimited in 2017.[3]

In the latest 2018 Netflix original “Lust Stories”, an anthology film, Thosar paired opposite Radhika Apte in the first story directed by Anurag Kashyap.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes Language
2016 Sairat Parshya Debut film Marathi
2017 FU: Friendship Unlimited Sahil Mahajan T-Series Marathi
2018 Lust Stories Tejas Anurag Kashyap's segment Hindi
2020 Jhund Aatpat Production Hindi

Awards[edit]

Akash Thosar won the best debut award (male) at the 3rd Jio Filmfare Awards Marathi 2017 for his performance in Sairat.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Why Sairat's Akash Thosar is the poster boy for Gen Z on the countryside". ETBrandEquity.com. Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  2. ^ "Sairat actor Akash Thosar never thought about acting, aimed to be a police officer or join the army". Hindustan Times. 2018-06-30. Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  3. ^ "Sairat actor Akash Thosar to make his Hindi debut with Radhika Apte". 2017-11-12. Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  4. ^ "Jio Filmfare Awards Marathi 2017: Complete winners' list - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  5. ^ "Filmfare Awards Marathi 2017 Winners - List of Marathi Filmfare Award Winners | Filmfare.com". filmfare.com. Retrieved 2018-07-24.

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