Ashok Banthia, sometimes referred as Ashok Bathia or Ashok Bhatia, is an Indian actor and director associated with Hindi film, television and theatre actor. He is a NSD (National School of Drama) alumnus known for his roles in Australian TV miniseries Bodyline as Nawab of Pataudi Sr.
As he finished his courses at NIDA, he received an offer to work with Kennedy Miller's serial Bodyline, where he played the role of Indian cricketer Nawab of Pataudi Sr. He also did a role in Peter Morhan's English film The Peacock Spring, the French film Indian Orchid, and Hindi films. He recently has appeared in a film Atrangi Re.
Filmography (incomplete) edit
|1983||Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro||News reporter|
|1989||Nocturne Indien (French)||The taxi driver from the hospital||(as Ashok Bantia)|
|1993||Rudaali||(as Ashok Bantia)|
|1995||Dushmani: A Violent Love Story||(as Ashok Bantiya)|
|1996||The Peacock Spring (TV movie)||Ram Chand|
|2000||Mission Kashmir||Shrafat||(as Ashok Bhantia)|
|2002||Aankhen||(as Ashok Bhantia)|
|2002||Kali Salwar||Khuda Baksh|
|2004||Chot- Aj Isko, Kal Tereko||(as Ashok Bantia)|
|2004||Loknayak||Ram Manohar Lohia|
|2005||7 1/2 Phere: More Than a Wedding||(as Ashok Bhantia)|
|2008||Ramayan (2008 TV series)||Vishwamitra|
|2010||Chase||Vishwajeet Rana – Udyog Mantri||(as Ashok Bhantia)|
|2012||Arjun: The Warrior Prince||Bhim|
|2012||Cigarette Ki Tarah||Nikhil Dabur's Father|
|2017||Julie 2||Jeweller Aggarwal|
Ashok Bantia also played in Mahabharata as Maharaj Chitravat and Kritaverma.
Television (incomplete) edit
|2012||Ramayan (2012 TV Series)||Zee TV|
|2008||Balika Vadhu||Village Head of Bilaria||Colors|
|2012||Mahadev||Himalayraj's minister||Life OK|
|2008||Ramayan (2008 TV series)||Vishwamitra||NDTV Imagine|
|2004||Tahreer Munshi Premchand ki (Nirmala)||Doordarshan|
|1997||Ek Kahani Aur Mili||Doordarshan|
|1990||Chanakya||"Mahamantri" Indra Dutt||Doordarshan|
|1989||Mahabharat (1988 TV series)||Kritvarma||Doordarshan|
|1984||Bodyline (miniseries)||Nawab of Pataudi Sr.|
|2005||Chanakya||Maha Amatya (Prime Minister)|
|2000||The Last Train|
Other credits edit
- Chaudhary, Pranava K (19 October 2004). "Uncensored 'Loknayak' to be screened soon". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 8 February 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
- Saraf, Sneha (17 March 2018). "World's largest theatre fest comes to Mumbai". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 3 January 2022.
- "Lagaan benchmark for Kabir's tryst with '83". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 3 January 2022.
- "'Atrangi Re' Movie Review: Dhanush Steals The Show In This Twisted Love Triangle". Outlook India. Archived from the original on 25 December 2021. Retrieved 3 January 2022.