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Special skills

Accents: RP, Heightened RP, Cockney, American (Standard and Southern), Italian, French, Russian, Irish, Scottish, various Asian and Indian accents

Languages: English, Hindi, Assamese (tri-lingual)

Voice: tenor

Sports: running (long distance), swimming, badminton, basketball

Other skills: text-based acting, physical theatre, Commedia dell’Arte, clown, animal work, free movement, Kallaripayattu (basic), yoga, elemental work, object work, directing, writing for performance, Alexander technique, voice work (including but not limited to animal sounds)

Previous experience

Theatre
Actor / writer, Performed pieces (devised), dir. Radhika Goswami, Agora The Space

Actor / resource person (theatre), Creative Learning Series for children, Agora, The Space for UNICEF (Assam)

Anchor, River People: The Mishings of Assam (docu-feature), dir. Kopil Bora, State Government of Assam

Organising team, Thespo 21 in Prithvi Theatre, QTP

Organising team, Guwahati Theatre Festival, Gplus

Core Team, The Playhouse Youth Theatre Festival, Theatre at Agora

Director / The Professor, An adaptation of Eugene Ionesco’s The Lesson, Playhouse Youth Theatre Festival

Karan in Coupling, dir. Radhika Goswami, Theatre at Agora / Guwahati Theatre Festival

Anchor, Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF), State Government of Assam, Jyoti Chitraban Group

Organising team, The Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival (BVFF), Tattva Creations and East Mojo

Watanabe San/Homeless Man. (Anti Hero), Visions from Rashomon an adaption of Ryūnosuke Akutagawa’s short story In a Grove, inspired by Akira Kurosawa’s film Rashomon, dir. Ashokan Oliyakkal, Annual Mega-Production, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Young Man (Protagonist), Hello out There! A One-Act Play by William Saroyan, dir. Satarupa Gupta, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

God, Everyman, dir. Abhimanyu Nair, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

The Professor, The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco, dir. Amulya Ananth, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Chorus/Company Member, Alfredo Pirelli for Thespo Screening, Sweeney Todd- The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim Director .dir. Manav Chaudhuri, Spotlight Festival, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Menalaus (Antagonist), an adaptation of Trojan Women by Euripides, dir. Harsh Chawda, Shalini Sarangthem, Spotlight Festival, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Judge Brack, Script team, an adaptation of Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, dir. Phillip Suleim Mahesh, Institute of Fine Arts with Purpose, Driven Foundation Art Theatre

Writer, Sure Thing by David Ives (an Indian Adaptation) dir. Manav Chaudhuri, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Jimmy (Protagonist), Sad and Glad (From Almost, Maine) by John Cariani, dir. Geetika Dhona,Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Adonijah (Antagonist) / Script, Queen of Sheba (Original Script), dir, Philipp Sulim, Annual Mega-Production, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Biffy Loman, Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller(Excerpts) dir. Amaan Shahbaz, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Bluntschli, Arms and the Man by Gerorge Bernard Shaw(Excerpts) dir. Nerissa Hendricks, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Thyreus, Antony and Cleopatra, Mrs.Esther Yates, School of Law Annual Production, Christ University

Monsieur Loyal, Tartuffe by Moliere, Directors Project by Bangalore Little Theatre

Malvolio / publicity, Twelfth Night, dir. Veena Menon, Spotlight Festival, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Pierre D’Arc (Antagonist) / Script team, Jeanne D’Arc (original script inspired by G.B.Shaw's St Joan), Mrs. Esther Yates, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Production, Hamlet - The Clown Prince, Macbeth- What’s Done is Done, Nothing like Lear by Rajat Kapoor dir. Rajat Kapoor, The Shakespeare Comedy Theatre Festival

Potpan / Extra, Romeo and Juliet, Mrs Esther Yates, School of Law Annual Production, Christ University

Detective Charles Spenser (Protagonist) / playwright, Fierte (original script) dir. Anushka Ghose, Spotlight Festival, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Hyena, Crew, The Lion King, Spotlight Festival, Department of Theatre Studies, Christ University

Geronte (Antagonist), The Impostures of Scapin (excerpts) dir. Aahan Desai, College Production, Christ University

Prince (Protagonist), Land of Cards - an adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Taser Desh, dir. Debnath Pyne, Founders Play, The Assam Valley School, Balipara, Assam

Lord Fancourt Babberly aka Charley’s Aunt, Charley’s Aunt by Brandon Thomas, dir. Leslie Watts, Founders Play, The Assam Valley School

Education
BA Triple Major Theatre, English and Psychology, Christ University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India