Rajit Kapur is an Indian film actor. He is particularly known for his award- winning portrayal of Mahatma Gandhi in the 1996 film, The Making of the Mahatma. One of his most popular stints is his portrayal of Byomkesh Bakshi in the television series Byomkesh Bakshi based on the character created by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay and directed by Basu Chatterjee. He is also known for his acting in the Malayalam film Agni Sakshi.
One more feather in our cap. Akhilendra Mishra of Bollywood fame has gladly accepted a role in ‘Maiya’. Akhilendra Mishra is an Indian film and television character actor best known for his role as Kroor Singh in the 1990s Doordarshan fantasy television series Chandrakanta. His other notable works include the character of Mirchi Seth in the 1999 criAcally acclaimed film Sarfarosh. He also played the character of Arjan in the Academy Award nominated film Lagaan. He was born in Siwan, Bihar. He played the demon king Ravana in the 2008 television adaptaAon of the Hindu
epic Ramayana. Mishra played the antagonist opposite Salman Khan in VeergaA released in 1995. And now, you will see him in ‘Maiya’.
Asheesh Kapur was born on January 31, 1981 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an actor and writer. This year has been a good one for actor Asheesh Kapur with three of his films already released – ‘Table No 21’, ‘Inkaar’ and ‘3G’.
Besides mainstream cinema, Asheesh has also been featuring in short films. His latest to be completed is Ek Call which featured in the Short Films section at the Cannes Film”s Festival this year.
Atul Satish Wassan (born 23 March 1968 in Delhi, India) is a former Indian cricketer. After retirement, he has become a cricket commentator. In Tempo World Legends Cup held at Kathmandu Kapil’s Indian veterans beat Pak by 30 runs. The Indians-put in to bat by Pakistani skipper Abdul Qadir- rattled up 315 for six in the allotted forty overs-more than half of this came from the bat of opener Atul Wassan who in 101 balls quickfired 160 (including 17 fours and ten sixes). For his efforts, Wassan was declared the man of the match.
Amit Dahiyabadshah has become quite well known for this poem in certain circles of Delhi residents, but especially in the circle that Dahiyabadshah himself has formed, a movement that he founded some four years ago called Delhi Poetree. The movement is itself a phenomenal achievement and is a living testimony to Dahiyabadshah’s passion for poetry. He not only loves this literary art, he believes in it with all his heart; he has put his hope in the healing and humanizing effect of poetic discourse. Some have said that poetry is his religion, and it is no secret that Dahiyabadshah believes that poetry is the answer to most of the world’s problems, not to mention his city’s problems. His love for Delhi is readily apparent and he is proud to be able to proclaim that the National Capital Region is now being served by poetry readings in a wide variety of locations every day of every month.
Ilaria Borrelli’s diverse and accomplished career reflects her passion for the arts. She has succeeded as an actress, director, writer and painter.She won her first acting roles on Italian and French television shows such as Vento Di Mare, La Cavaliere, La Mondaine, and Polly West Est De Retour. At the same time, Ilaria honed her acting skills in live theatre. She performed in several Italian productions including La Turandot directed by Roberto Guicciardini and several theatrical pieces by Campanile.
After establishing a successful acting career, Ilaria broadened her artistic scope and turned to directing. Using all of her savings, she moved to New York City to study at The New School and New York University, as well as attend private classes such as Writers Boot Camp. In New York, Ilaria produced six short films including Keirkegaard in Mushroom Sauce (finalist for the Troisi prize and winner of the New School Award) and Pizza!
As a multi-faceted artist, Ilaria has enjoyed a prolific career as a writer. Her diverse and ecletic work includes screenplays, novellas, novels, and serial writing. In 2000, she was awarded the Prevert 2000 and the Premio Firenze for her novel, Scoss.