Prashant Raj Sachdev

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Prashant Raj is a model and actor from Mumbai, India who debuted in Ram Gopal Varma's remake of Ramesh Sippy's Sholay. The remake is titled Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag.

His second film, Toss, was released 28 August 2009. It was also the debut vehicle for Roadies' Rannvijay Singh and Madhhurima, and the film co-stars Aarti Chhabria and Ashmit Patel

In Aag, he played the role of Raj, originally played by Amitabh Bachchan as Jai. The original name of the film was Ram Gopal Varma Ke Sholay, however, due to copyright concerns, the name had to be changed.

He was on a team with model Sahil Shroff on the AXN Network's The Amazing Race Asia reality/adventure TV show, in their first Asian season.

Career[edit]

Sachdev is a model and actor from Mumbai, India who landed the role played by Amitabh Bachchan in Ramesh Sippy's Sholay, remade by Ram Gopal Varma as Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag. [1]

Filmography[edit]

While gearing up to leave for Los Angeles, the role fell into his lap. Aag, as he puts it, was a stroke of luck while he was busy making plans. [2]

Biography[edit]

Personal:
Born 9 January 1984, Mumbai (then Bombay), India

Education:
Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai
Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram, New Delhi (Graduated batch of 1998)
Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi (Graduated batch of 2001)
Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute, New York (2010)

Professional:
First ad campaign was for Benzer

Worked in Event Management with Percept D'Mark (PDM India), Showdiff

Milestones & Achievements:
2004 - Won Grasim Mr. India -Universe title
2005 - Won "Mr. Model of the Universe" 2005 in Quito, Ecuador
2007 - Bollywood debut, chosen to play the role of Jai in Ram Gopal Varma Ke Sholay
Appeared in several Lakme India Fashion Week shows in Mumbai and Delhi
Sachdev, who is 6'3", has done ramp and print campaigns in India, Sri Lanka, and Ecuador.

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Citations[edit]

http://www.apunkachoice.com/celebrities/prashant_raj/
http://www.mumbaimirror.com/net/mmpaper.aspx?page=article&sectid=30&contentid=20061202030920562b88a3efb
http://www.rgvkiaag.com
http://www.indiaglitz.com/channels/hindi/article/37136.html
http://calcuttatube.com/toss-prashant-raj-is-back/