Higher Studies in music

pankaj Gupta

Thespian

Bio

I am a freelancer Delhi-based actor, theater director, and workshop conductor. I have participated in many forms of theatre and performances like Street Plays, Dance, Proscenium Theatre, Puppets, Playback Theatre, etc. I consider myself lucky to have worked with very eminent theatre directors of our country and learned a lot. Among them are Kapil Dev, Rajeev Gaur Singh, Shorupa Ghosh, Astad Deboo, Dadi Padamji, Dilip Shankar, Varun Narayan, Mrinalini, Puneeta Roy, Kiran Deep Sharma, and V.K. Sharma, Nilambri Chintamani. I was associated with Astad Deboo as a dancer, since 2008 and worked with him till 2013. Traveled across the world as a performer with his troupe. From 2009 to 2012 I worked with a Delhi-based NGO Kid Powered Media and directed all their plays and short education movies, I also conducted theater workshops for a Delhi-based Dramebaaz. co. and Save The Children Delhi. I am also working with kids of Salaam Baalak Trust an NGO for Street and Working children in Delhi. In 2015, 2016 and 2017, 2018, 2019 independently directed Salaam Baalak Trust (SBT) annual play “Mast Maula” "Anokha Safar" "Sheroes" "Street Dreams" and "Apne Paraye" Represented India in an International Festival named Home/Away organized by the National Theatre of Scotland in Glasgow, United Kingdom under The Yuva Ekta Foundation. Also done few mainstream Bollywood films namely, Road to Ladakh, Oye Lucky Lucky Oye, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Murari The Mad Gentleman, Pahar Ganj, Ek Battey Do, Batti Gul Meter Chalu, Saand Ki Aankh, a short film Monu The Seeker, and a Web Series of Netflix Delhi Crime. Presently working in Kingdom of Dreams since 2012 as an actor in a Bollywood musical production named Jhumroo.