Sachet Engineer

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Sachet Engineer
Sachet Engineer

(1995-05-15) 15 May 1995 (age 24)
OccupationSwimmer, Actor, Student

Sachet Engineer (born 15 May 1995) is an Indian actor and a swimmer. He is best known for his role as Yohaan Awasthi (Dada) in the 2007 Bollywood film, Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth). He is the grandson of water polo champion, Ishwar Girdharlal Engineer.[1]

He attended Campion School, Mumbai.[2] A member of the Otters Club, he won his first gold medal in swimming at the age of 5. He has won a number of swimming medals since that time including four gold medals at the "36th Maharashtra State Amateur Aquatic Association Championship" in 2009[2] and five gold medals and a silver at the "27th Otters" in 2010.[3] He has also competed in seven nationals.[3] Engineer is currently focusing on his studies and hopes to eventually compete with the national squad.[3] He also hopes to one day compete in the Olympics and is thinking of becomingJohnny Weissmuller.[1]


Year Title Role Other notes
2007 Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth) Yohaan Awasthi (Dada)
2010 Khatta Meeta Linguswamy DFF


  1. ^ a b Torcato, Ronita. "Making a splash". NXg, Weekly Youth Tabloid for The Hindu. Archived from the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Taare Zameen Par actor Sachet makes a big splash". MiD DAY. 1 November 2008. Archived from the original on 17 June 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2010.
  3. ^ a b c Paul, Sherine (19 April 2010). "Sachet Engineer and Rujuta Bhatt in gold rush". DNA. Archived from the original on 20 April 2010. Retrieved 26 May 2010.


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