Exclusive: Ankur Bhatia – Bollywood’s Hot New Villain from Zanjeer
He’s suave. He’s sexy. And he’s the newest hunk on the Bollywood block. Ankur Bhatia makes his Bollywood debut in Zanjeer, which stars Ram Charan and Priyanka Chopra. He plays a negative character called Bosco, who is the right-hand man of Teja, the villain, played by Prakash Raj.
In an exclusive interview with Team MissMalini, Ankur talks about his Bollywood journey and what it was like to work on a film like Zanjeer.
Team MissMalini: Tell us about your self.
Ankur: I was born and raised in Bhopal and pursued computer engineering from Indore. I moved to the USA to pursue a Master’s degree in mathematics and finance from the University of Connecticut. Once I graduated, I worked as an Actuary (Finance, Risk and Probability) for Mellon Bank, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Deloitte and Mercer for seven years.
Since I was interested in acting, I pursued a Diploma in acting from the New York Film Academy. The training led to me securing a part in Grant St. Shaving Co. which was produced by Mira Nair. The film was selected for over ten film festivals worldwide, including …read more