Akshat Chopra

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Akshat Chopra
Occupation Film actor, Model and Dancer

Akshat Chopra (Hindi: अक्षत चोपड़ा) is an Indian film actor, model, and dancer,[1] who was one of 36 children awarded the National Child Award in 2007 for exceptional achievement in their fields.[2][3][4]

Career[edit]

Chopra made his acting debut as a child artist in the 2005 BBC documentary film One Night in Bhopal.[5] He then played a role of Vashisht Walia in 2008 film Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic,[6] and also dubbed the voice of Saleem in Slumdog Millionaire.[7][8]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Movie Role Language Notes
2009 Slumdog Millionaire Salim (Dubbing) Hindi [7]
2008 Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic Vashisht Hindi
2005 One Night in Bhopal (BBC) As Akshit English [5]

Short films[edit]

  • Journey to Hope
  • Bharosa
  • Badte Kadam
  • Jivancharya mein Sudhar layein

Television[edit]

  • Galli Galli Sim Sim
  • Jasoos Vijay (Doordarshan)
  • Atmajaa
  • Jang Lagi Talwar
  • Dishayein
  • Khel Khel mein Badlo Duniya
  • Abhivyakti
  • Yein Hawayein
  • Kaka Nikki Time
  • Rin Mera Star (Dance reality show)[9]

Awards and honours[edit]

Chopra was awarded the Kala Ratan and Bal Pratibha Samaan.[citation needed] He has also been honoured as a guest at the function held at Tihar Jail, and as chief guest at Zee TV's Suncity World School. Chopra also appeared in a show, Little Prince and Princess, organised by Diyadeep NGO and made a special guest appearance at Beti Bhi Apni hai walkathon on World Population Day, organised by Smile Foundation.[10][better source needed] He is an ambassador of non-governmental organization Swashrit Society,[11][better source needed] and has also been a part of Sahara India Pariwar's Ek Vote Kare Chot campaign.[citation needed]

Year Award Category By Notes
2002 Original Mind award Performing arts [12][13]
2007 National Child Award Performing Arts Government of India [2]
2009 Meri Dilli Award [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hindustan Times e-Paper". hindustantimes.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Press Information Bureau". pib.nic.in. 
  3. ^ "Rare feat - Times of India". indiatimes.com. 
  4. ^ "I compete with myself: Akshat Chopra". headlinesindia.mapsofindia.com. Archived from the original on 3 May 2012. 
  5. ^ a b http://voyager.uvm.edu/bibs/bid1541525.html
  6. ^ "Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic Movie Review, Trailer, & Show timings at Times of India". indiatimes.com. 
  7. ^ a b "More on voice artists". hindustantimes.com. Archived from the original on 12 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Not quite child’s play". 7 July 2007 – via The Hindu. 
  9. ^ "STAR PLUS’ popular show ‘Rin Mera Star SUPERSTAR’ has been receiving huge". radiosargam.com. Archived from the original on 3 June 2008. 
  10. ^ "Gulf For Good - Smile Foundation - Non-profit India - Non-profit London". smilefoundationindia.org. 
  11. ^ "Swashrit Society - Non Governmental Organization (NGO)". swashritsociety.com. 
  12. ^ Reporter, By Our Staff (22 September 2002). "Award and applause for innovative children". p. 04 – via The Hindu (old). 
  13. ^ "Comfortable before the camera". 1 July 2008 – via The Hindu. 
  14. ^ "Recipients of Meri Dilli Awards". meridilliawards.com. Archived from the original on 14 June 2013. 

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