Utkarsh Sharma

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Utkarsh Sharma
Born (1994-05-22) 22 May 1994 (age 25)
NationalityIndian
EducationJamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai, Maharashtra
OccupationActor
Years active2001–present
Height5' 9"
Parent(s)Anil Sharma, Suman Sharma

Utkarsh Sharma (born 22 May 1994) is an Indian actor.[1][2] The son of director Anil Sharma, he made his first screen appearance as a child in the 2001 Blockbuster film Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, which starred Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel.[3][4] As an adult and lead actor, he made his debut with action thriller film Genius.[5][6][7][8]

Life and career[edit]

Utkarsh Sharma is the son of Bollywood director Anil Sharma, who is well known for his movie Gadar: Ek Prem Katha. He has studied Bachelors of Fine Arts in Production and Direction from Chapman University USA, and Method Non Acting from Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.[9] After working as Charanjeet in Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, Utkarsh is playing a lead role in the movie Genius (2018 film)[10], an Indian action thriller with co-star Ishitha Chauhan. Utkarsh character in the movie Genius (2018 film) is an orphan from Mathura and Vrindavan area in Uttar Pradesh, who lives with priests. He is into Bhagavad Gita and science so has his own unique philosophy.[3] The movie Genius (2018 film) is set to release on 24 August 2018, directed by Anil Sharma and produced by Soham Rockstar Entertainment.[11] The movie also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui along with veteran Mithun Chakraborty.[12] The film is a commercially flop

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2001 Gadar: Ek Prem Katha Charanjeet Child artist
2004 Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyon Jr. Kunaljeet Singh Child artist
2007 Apne Jr. Angad Choudhary Child artist
2015 Purpose Director and Producer
2016 Still Life Writer
2018 Genius Vasudev Shastri Debut as a Male lead


Utkarsh himself told about his works as a child artist in Gadar, Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyon and Apne, in his interview by Zoom. He have also worked as Assistant Director (A.D.) in Veer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "When Utkarsh Sharma hurt Salman Khan's nose". Deccan Chronicle. 20 August 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Salman Khan inspired Utkarsh Sharma to act". The Statesman. 17 August 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Utkarsh Sharma : 'Genius' is thrilling roller-coaster ride - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Salman Khan helped 'Genius' actor Utkarsh Sharma to take up acting | Free Press Journal". Free Press Journal. 17 August 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Nawazuddin Siddiqui is all praise for Utkarsh Sharma - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  6. ^ "'Genius' teaser: Re-introducing Utkarsh Sharma, the boy who played Sunny Deol's son in 'Gadar' - Times of India ►". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  7. ^ "It's Nawaz vs Utkarsh in 'Genius' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Genius teaser: Gadar director Anil Sharma's son Utkarsh set for a Bollywood debut". www.hindustantimes.com. 9 March 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  9. ^ "Utkarsh Sharma gears up for the teaser of his film Genius".
  10. ^ "'Genius' trailer: Utkarsh Sharma's debut film is all about 'love for the country', Watch". dna. 24 July 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  11. ^ India-West, R.M. VIJAYAKAR, Special to. "Meeting the 'Genius' Team of Anil Sharma, Utkarsh Sharma and Ishita Chauhan". India West. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  12. ^ "'Genius' song: 'Pyar De Pyar Le' is a peppy dance number where Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Utkarsh Sharma face off - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 August 2018.

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