Dhruv Sehgal

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Dhruv Sehgal
Born
Delhi
NationalityIndian
EducationSymbiosis Institute of Media and Communication
OccupationWriter, actor

Dhruv Sehgal (born 1989/90) is an Indian actor and writer known for his work in Filter Copy and Little Things. He plays the role of Dhruv Vats in Dice Media's Little Things alongside Mithila Palkar.

Life and career[edit]

Sehgal is originally from Delhi.[1] He studied at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune. Sehgal worked as an assistant director for the documentary, Baavra Mann (2013)[2] and as an editor for I am Offended (2015).[3] He also made a short film called Kunal, which won the Golden Gateway Dimensions Mumbai Award at the Mumbai Film Festival, 2015.[4][5] He has co-written and acted in many comedy sketches such as Confusing Things Girlfriends Say and Annoying Things Boyfriends Do for Filter Copy. He also portrays the lead role in the series Little Things, opposite Mithila Palkar, since 2016. Sehgal is the creator and writer of the series.[6] In 2018, he was part of a panel at the Indian Screenwriters Conference.[7]

Sehgal enjoys cooking and regularly visits his parents, who currently live in Brussels.[8]

Awards[edit]

  • Storyteller of The Year at MTV-IWMBuzz Digital Awards 2019[9]
  • Best Actor (Comedy/Romance) and Best Writing Series (Comedy/Romance) at Critics' Choice Shorts and Series Awards 2019.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mumbai Diary: Friday Dossier". Mid-Day. 31 May 2019. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Sudhir Mishra is a rare species in our cinema environment: Jaideep Varma". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  3. ^ "How India laughs". Mid-Day. 31 January 2015. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  4. ^ Guha, Kunal (6 November 2015). "Sallu has the last laugh at MAMI". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  5. ^ "JIO MAMI 2015: 'Haraamkhor', 'Chauthi Koot' and 'Thithi' bags top awards at the closing ceremony of the festival". News18. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  6. ^ Shah, Manali (3 November 2016). "Meet Dhruv Sehgal, the actor best known for playing the boyfriend". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Programme of the 5th Indian Screenwriters Conference 2018". Screenwriters Association – Blog. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  8. ^ Sharma, Devansh (29 May 2019). "Writer-actor Dhruv Sehgal on his struggle to hold on to the Little Things that ground and shape his life". Firstpost. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Full List of Winners - MTV IWMBuzz Digital Awards 2019". IWMBuzz. 13 November 2019. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  10. ^ "Made in Heaven, The Family Man Win Big at Critics Choice Awards". The Quint. 11 December 2019. Retrieved 24 December 2019.

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