Ajay Sarkaria, owner of swashbuckling looks and acting talent which is honed by the Lee Starsberg Theatre and Film institute (New York), is all set to become the next big thing in Punjabi cinema. With a strong belief that there’s a huge scope for non-singer actors too to make their mark in the industry, Ajay is all set to break the stereotypes with his first film, Ardab Mutiyaran.
Making his debut with upcoming Punjabi movie ‘Ardab Mutiyaran’, along with none other than the likes of Sonam Bajwa and Ninja, Ajay has been garnering praises ever since the movie’s trailer was released.
Born in Amritsar and brought up in Chandigarh, the young actor says that he’s been fond of acting since his childhood days. “Right after doing my law (as my parents wanted it), I enrolled myself in an acting training academy in New York which helped me understand the nuances of the profession. I am glad that I took that step, which finally landed me in Mumbai and fetched some quality work experience too,” reminisces Ajay, who was a part of famous TV series 24 (season 2), Ek Sringar Swaabhimaan on Colors and also a few TV commercials.
On being paired with Sonam Bajwa, Ajay says, “Of course, I had some particular notions about working with her initially. However, I was startled at the amount of cooperation I received from her. She was very adjusting and made me feel very comfortable on the sets.”
Produced by industry’s top production house, Whitehill Studios, Ardab Mutiyaran releases on 18th October. The film is being touted as a comic caper weaved around the theme of ‘girl-power’. So how much did Ajay get a chance to make his mark in the film?
“The film is so beautifully written that every character of the movie is equally important. Getting a chance to make my debut through White Hill Studios’ film is indeed a blessing.”
He adds, “I play a guy named Rinku Bansal, who is a very calm and loving boy who has to go through a lot of trouble before getting hitched.”
While signing off, he remarks, “Ardab Mutiyaran is a full-on family comedy with a focus on feminine power. It’s a film that everyone must watch.”
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