From television to films


Shiv Pandit

Shiv’s metamorphosis from television to films has been rather interesting.Shiv Pandit, the new kid on the block has made a successful Bollywood debut by signing his third Hindi film tentatively titled Shaitan in the main lead opposite Kalki Koechlin for director Bijoy Nambiar. Before this, Shiv was seen in films like Aage Se Right and Lets Enjoy. Shiv’s metamorphosis from television to films has been rather interesting.The journey for this Delhi boy has included successful stints as radio jockey in a popular radio station, modelling for well-known brands, moving to TV with a stint as a commentator for the very first IPL, to music videos and playing the very popular comic cop opposite Kavita Kaushiki in the TV series FIR.

“The world around me suddenly seems to be changing really fast. I never expected things to work out for me in Bollywood so quickly! I am now looking forward to shooting with Bijoy Nambiar, who is a brilliant director,” says the excited newcomer. What’s given Shiv a lot of creative satisfaction is also knowing that the short film called The Private Life of Albert Pinto, that he starred in, is currently doing the circuit with screenings at various international film festivals all over the world.         

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