Behl having blast at the screening of Disney's The Good Dinosaur
30 October 1968
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Amit Behl is an Indian theatre, television and film actor. Behl began his career in 1994 with a role in India's first daily soap opera Shanti. He later went on to do almost 100 TV serials in Hindi, English, Marathi, Punjabi and Urdu. He has degrees in engineering and management. He currently has roles in Zee TV serial Buddha and the Life OK series Savitri . Currently he is seen in Channel V's thriller Friends Conditions Apply. Amit Behl has also worked in serials like Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat and Pradhanmantri.
Early life and career
Behl started acting in college theatre. This was followed by a brief stint in professional theatre in Mumbai and Delhi, after which he joined Shri Ebrahim Alkazi's Living Theatre Academy of Drama. While at the Academy, Behl studied acting. Over the last 23 years, Behl has worked in performing arts, radio, theatre, television and film.
Amit Behl has featured in TV shows that have been broadcast on a variety of channels, including Doordarshan, Sony Entertainment Television, Zee TV, EL TV, NEPC TV, DDMetro, Star plus, Star one,Life Ok,Colors,Real channel, Hungamma TV, UTV Bindass, Channel V, MTV, Colors Viacom 18, Business India TV, Geo Pakistan, ARY Digital, Zee next, UTN, ETV Hindi and Urdu, 9x, channel 9 Gold, Mahuaa, PTC, Lashkaara, Gurjari, Life OK, BBC, and ITV worldwide.
Behl has acted in over 30 feature films in Hindi and English. He also has anchored over 100 corporate films and documentaries, acted in advertising films, and served as a voice actor in advertisements and foreign language dubbing. Currently he is portraying the role as Amatya Rakshasa in TV serial Samrat Ashoka.
Amit Behl was greatly appreciated for his performances in the star plus show Dahleez. He has also worked on stage on Gulzar's adaptation of O henry's stories & ther critically acclaimed play 'Paansa' based on Pavan K Verma's Yudhishtir & Draupadi,adapted by Gulzar. He has worked with Shyam Benegal in Samvidhaan & Jang e Azaadi. Currently he is seen on Zee tv's Woh Apna Sa...
Amit has worked in some very significant hindi feature films like JP Dutta's LOC Kargil,Farhan Akhtar's Lakshya.He has played significant parts in Bheja Fry-2,Ishq hai Tumse,Shivaay,Tum Milo to Sahi & various other mainstream Hindi feature films. His potrayal of Barabas Hakeswille in the popular British TV series Sharpes Peril with Sean Bean has won him accolades & fans worldwide. Amit is alo a visiting faculty at various Media & Management schools.His lectures on Art,culture & entertainment have been a great source of knowledge to students since the past six years.
- "Amit Behl during the launch of television show Buddha, held at JW Marriott, in Mumbai". Photogallery.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
- "Amit Behl's in trouble - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2008-06-20. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
- "Amit Behl & Surbhi Shukla bags Buddha - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2013-06-05. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
- "Amit Behl in grief! - Times Of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2013-09-19. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
- "Amit to play Amatya Rakshas in Ashoka".
- "An Interview with Amit Behl". Indiantelevision.com. 2001-08-25. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
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