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Anant Vidhaat- The Great Struggle in Bolywood



   Anant Vidhaat Sharma is a well-known actor and assistant director who started his career in the year 2005. He hails from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, and was brought up in New Delhi. From childhood, he wanted to pursue a career in acting and as a result, he used to act like others. With the talent and hope of turning himself into an actor, he joined his theatre in his college and learned acting in the workshops. In the year 2005, he played a role in a play named “Hawalat” with the directions of Satish Kaushik in Mumbai.



Before stepping into the dream of becoming an actor, Anant began his career as an assistant director in the year 2005 and worked with Satish Kaushik. He worked and directed several films like Vaada, Shadi Se Pehle, Milenge Milenge, etc. He worked as an assistant director till the year 2010.



With the new beginning of his career in directing films, he started dreaming of pursuing his career in acting and he made his first debut film Maardani in the year 2014 with the renowned actress Rani Mukherjee. And along with that he also appeared in the film Gunday but yet he was not getting any appreciation from the audience. With his determination and hard work, he again made his debut in the film Sultan in the year 2016 and people applauded him for his excellent performance. After Sultan, he got other recognition for the films Tiger Zinda Hai, Bharat, Mai, etc.




Every youth moves to Mumbai and gives their auditions by visiting various casting directors and their production houses. Youths tend to get worried about how and when they will be getting their work in Bollywood. Youths have to keep patience as the process of giving auditions and getting selected for any particular role takes time. Let’s have an outlook on the lifestyle of a struggling actor and what are the struggles aspiring actors go through before getting work in Bollywood.

·         Aspiring actors face a lot of financial problems and get worried about whether they will get selected for their roles or not.

·         Aspiring actors have to travel to Mumbai a lot for giving auditions and yet many places are not so near and as a result, they have to spend more money on traveling.

·         Aspiring actors also face a certain amount of rejections by the casting directors and the production houses after they give their auditions.

·         Struggling actors face the difficulties of constant efforts to move door-to-door for giving auditions in front of various casting directors without being sure of getting selected for any role someday.

The selection of aspiring actors and getting them jobs depend upon their excellence in their auditions. The number of auditions doesn’t matter but the quality of the aspiring actors performing in front of the casting directors.


Many peers who cannot go directly to Mumbai and give their auditions can give their auditions online mode. The Struggler is a platform where any youth can receive information online as this platform leads the youths to get proper guidance through known actors, casting directors and producers. It has offered two forms of courses which includes an online acting course and online audition updates. Through the online acting course, any youth can learn various forms of acting, crack live auditions, and get feedback from the casting directors quite easily and effectively whereas online audition updates include daily audition updates from the casting directors, leading them to prepare themselves much more efficiently.





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 Blog writer- Ms Nandita Dhar