Rohit Suresh Saraf
Rohit Suresh Saraf
Saraf promoting The Sky Is Pink in 2019
|Born||8 December 1996|
Rohit Suresh Saraf (born 8 December 1996, Nepal) is an Indian actor who primarily works in Hindi films. He began his career on television and made his film debut with a supporting role in Dear Zindagi (2016). He went on to feature in the Norwegian film What Will People Say (2017), the comedy-drama Hichki (2018), the biopic The Sky Is Pink (2019), the anthology dark-comedy film Ludo (2020) and the netflix original series Mismatched (2020).
Rohit was born into a Hindu-Nepali family in Nepal on 8 December 1996. His father, Suresh Saraf, died when Rohit was 12 years old. He completed his early education at the Saint Francis D'Assisi High School.
Saraf began his career as a dancer before venturing into acting with several television shows, including the Channel V teen drama Best Friends Forever?. He also featured in school cinema's short film "Medium". He made his film debut as the younger brother of Alia Bhatt's character in the coming-of-age film Dear Zindagi (2016). Saraf then played the cousin of the lead character in the Norwegian drama What Will People Say, which was selected as the Norwegian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.
In 2018, Saraf appeared in Yash Raj Films' comedy-drama Hichki, starring Rani Mukerji. He then starred alongside Priyanka Chopra and Zaira Wasim in the biographical drama The Sky Is Pink (2019). Reviewing the film for NDTV, Saibal Chatterjee wrote that Saraf "gives a solid account of himself" and Anna M. M. Vetticad of Firstpost opined that he "delivers a rock solid performance".
Saraf will next play a leading role opposite Anandhi in the Tamil romantic drama Enge Andha Vaan and appear alongside an ensemble cast in Anurag Basu's Ludo. He will also star alongside Prajakta Koli in the Netflix romantic drama series Mismatched.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2017||What Will People Say||Amir||Norwegian film|
|2019||The Sky Is Pink||Ishaan Chaudhary|
|2020||Ludo||Rahul Avasthi||Released on Netflix|
|TBA||Enge Andha Vaan||TBA||Tamil film|
|2012–2013||Best Friends Forever?||Sahil Mehta||Channel V India||Recurring Role|
|2015||MTV Big F||Gyan||MTV India||Episode 2: "Love Just Happens"|
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