The actor’s tryst with acting started when he was spotted at a singing competition
Today is the birthday of the young and dynamic actor Adarsh Gourav. After having made his Bollywood debut as an actor in the film ‘Mom’, actor Adarsh Gourav went onto do a film titled ‘Pagglait’, in which he was seen in the role of Sushant Singh Rajput's younger brother. Best known for his portrayal of Balram Halwai in the Hollywood drama film ‘The White Tiger’, actor Adarsh Gourav garnered not just just international acclaim, but also the prestigious nominations for the BAFTA Award for ‘Best Actor in a Leading Role’. In addition to that, he was also nominated for ‘Best Male Lead’ in the Independent Spirit Award. On the occasion of his birthday, let’s have a look at nine of lesser-known facts about Adarsh Gourav.
Lesser-known fact No. 1
How was Adarsh Gourav discovered?
A young Adarsh Gourav's acting career took off after being spotted singing at the prestigious ‘Kala Ghoda Arts Festival’ in 2007.
Lesser-known fact No. 2
Did you know that Adarsh Gourav played the young Shahrukh Khan’s role?
Thanks to Adarsh Gourav's acting prowessfrom an early age, he got cast as the young Shahrukh Khan in the critically acclaimed film ‘My Name is Khan’.
Lesser-known fact No. 3
Adarsh Gourav’s musical journey:
Did you know that Adarsh Gourav is so very passionate about music that he learnt Hindustani classical music for nine years, studying under the guidance of various gurus!
Lesser-known fact No. 4
Thanks to Adarsh Gourav's acting talent, he went onto become the first Indian actor to receive a nomination for the prestigious BAFTA Award for ‘Best Actor In A Leading Role’ alongside legends like Sir Anthony Hopkins, nonetheless!
Lesser-known fact No. 5
Did you know that, much before making his mark in acting, Adarsh had started his career in the entertainment industry as a chorus singer for two films.
Lesser-known fact No. 6
In order to sharpen his acting skills, Adarsh Gourav underwent an intensive training as a theatre actor in for two full years.
Lesser-known fact No. 7
Besides being an actor and a singer, Adarsh Gourav also lends his helping hand in wildlife conservation by actively volunteering with the Wildlife Trust of India,
Lesser-known fact No. 8
Even though he has made a name for himself s ‘Adarsh Gourav’, his full name is Adarsh Gourav Bhagavatula.