Actor Amol Parashar who stars in the just released Fox Star/Endemol film ‘Traffic’. Amol is an IITian who graduated in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Delhi and is now a full-time actor.
Traffic which released last week is a remake of a Malayalam film (with the same name), which was one of the biggest hits of 2011 and won several awards and accolades. The Hindi film has been directed by the renowned director Rajesh Pillai, who also directed the original Malayalam film. He unfortunately passed away a few days before the announcement of the release.
The film boasts of a stellar cast that includes Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Shergill, Divya Dutta, Amol Parashar, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Vishal Singh and others.
In the Hindi version, Amol plays the part made famous by the young Malayalam star Asif Ali in the original film. When leading star, Manoj Bajpayee was asked about Amol’s performance in the film, this is what Manoj has to say about his co-star. —
“Amol is a very fine young actor. He could very well be the surprise of the film for the audience. Surely, he will get his due, once the film is out.” — Manoj Bajpayee
With some big campaigns under his belt, Amol has done a number of TV commercials and is one of the most popular and recognizable faces in the film, theater, web and the advertising world. He is also a known name in the theater circuit, and has done numerous plays working with known theater directors. After featuring in the super successful TVF video sketch, ‘Tech Conversations with Dad’, Amol is ready for the next TVF web show – which will be announced shortly. With all this and more going for him Amol is truly someone to look out for.