Akash Thosar

Akash Thosar (born 24 February 1994) is an Indian actor who appears in Marathi cinema and Bollywood.[2][3] He is best known for his role as Parshya in the 2016 Marathi film Sairat.[4][5] He was ranked eighth in The Times of India's Top 20 Most Desirable Men of Maharashtra in 2019.[6]

Akash Thosar
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Born (1994-02-24) 24 February 1994 (age 28)[1]
OccupationActor
Years active2016 – present
Known forSairat
Lust Stories

1962: The War in the Hills

CareerEdit

Akash Thosar was born and raised in Pune, Maharashtra. A former wrestler,[7] he made a debut in the film industry with Sairat in 2016 and received immense success with this film.[8] Thosar later starred in the lead role in Mahesh Manjrekar’s Marathi movie FU: Friendship Unlimited in 2017.[9][10]

In 2018, he starred in Netflix original Lust Stories, an anthology film, paired opposite Radhika Apte in the segment directed by Anurag Kashyap.[11] In 2022,he was seen in Jhund directed by Nagraj Manjule.[12][13][14][15] He was also cast in 1962: The War in the Hills as an army officer.[16][17][18]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes Ref.
2016 Sairat Prashant "Parshya" Kale Marathi Debut [19]
2017 FU: Friendship Unlimited Sahil Mahajan [20]
2018 Lust Stories Tejas Bhave Hindi Anurag Kashyap's Segment [21]
2022 Jhund Sambhya Hindi debut [22]
Ghar Banduk Biryani TBA Marathi Completed [23]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Language Ref.
2021 1962: The War in the Hills Sepoy Kishan Yadav Hindi [16]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Film Result Ref.
2017 Zee Marathi Awards Best Male Debut Sairat Won [24]
Zee Cine Award Best Marathi Actor Won [25]
Filmfare Marathi Awards Best Male Debut Won [26]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "जाणून घ्या, 'सैराट'च्या आकाश ठोसरबद्दल या गोष्टी". Loksatta (in Marathi). 11 May 2016. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  2. ^ "My first Bollywood film will go on floors next month: Akash Thosar". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Sairat Fame Akash Thosar journey of film industry | एका रात्रीत लोकप्रिय झाला परशा उर्फ आकाश ठोसर, जाणून घ्या त्याच्या प्रवासाबद्दल". Lokmat. 24 February 2020. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  4. ^ "First Time Lucky: Rinku Rajguru and Akash Thosar, the young actors of Sairat". The Indian Express. 29 May 2016. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  5. ^ "Archie and Parsha became popular in one night because of Sairat TJL | पहिल्याच सिनेमामुळे एका रात्रीत लोकप्रिय झाले परशा आणि आर्ची, सध्या करताहेत हे काम". Lokmat. 29 April 2020. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  6. ^ "Maharashtra's Most Desirable Men 2018". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 July 2021.
  7. ^ "Why Sairat's Akash Thosar is the poster boy for Gen Z on the countryside". ETBrandEquity.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Sairat sets box office on fire: Rinku Rajguru and Akash Thosar get bonus of Rs 5 crore each". India Today. 20 May 2016. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  9. ^ "Sairat actor Akash Thosar to make his Hindi debut with Radhika Apte". 12 November 2017. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  10. ^ "Salman Khan unveils the trailer of Marathi film 'F.U' starring 'Sairat' boy Akash Thosar". Zee News. 24 April 2017. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  11. ^ "Akash Thosar to make Hindi debut in Anurag Kashyap's short film". Cinestaan. Retrieved 3 February 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  12. ^ "'Jhund': Rinku Rajguru and Akash Thosar to come together yet again for the Nagraj Manjule directorial - Movies to look forward to". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  13. ^ "archi parshya in Jhund: झुंडमध्ये दिसणार 'आर्ची-परश्या'ची जोडी". Maharashtra Times (in Marathi). Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  14. ^ "Sairat actor Akash Thosar: Was happy when Amitabh Bachchan tweeted about the film, would love to meet him". Hindustan Times. 26 July 2018. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  15. ^ "नागराज मंजुळेंच्या 'झुंड'मध्ये रिंकू-आकाश!". ABP Marathi (in Marathi). Retrieved 3 February 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  16. ^ a b "अरे हा तर आर्चीचा परशा, आकाशला पाहून नेटकरीही झाले हैराण". Maharashtra Times (in Marathi). Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  17. ^ "Akash Thosar to play a pivotal role in 1962: The War In The Hills". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  18. ^ "Akash Thosar Roped in for 1962: The War In The Hills; calls it his "dream role" | आकाश ठोसरला मिळाला त्याचा ड्रीम रोल, नवीन लूकमध्ये दिसतोय डॅशिंग". Lokmat. 2 February 2021. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  19. ^ "This day four years back: Blockbuster film 'Sairat' starring Rinku Rajguru and Akash Thosar was released". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  20. ^ "Powered by Passion Akash Thosar in new marathi movie". The Indian Express. 15 June 2017. Retrieved 3 February 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  21. ^ "Akash Thosar to star opposite Radhika Apte in Anurag Kashyap's next". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  22. ^ "Aamir Khan Heaps Praise on Jhund Star Akash Thosar. Actor Calls it 'Best Moment'". News18. 3 March 2022. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  23. ^ "'Ghar Banduk Biryani': Nagraj Manjule teases fans with a sneak peek of his upcoming Marathi film; Watch - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  24. ^ "Star Screen Awards 2018 complete winners list: Alia Bhatt wins Best Actress, Rajkummar Rao and Ranveer Singh are Best Actors". Hindustan Times. 17 December 2018. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  25. ^ "Zee Cine Awards full winners list: Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone win big". India Today. 20 March 2019. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  26. ^ "Ranbir, Alia win big at 64th Filmfare Awards". 24 March 2019 – via Business Standard.

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