Actors can work in films, television, theaters, or other public performances (travelling groups, theme parks, etc.). Indian Film and TV industry is booming and prospects are bright for the budding actors.
Amitabh Bachchan is synonymous with Indian film industry, he has done over 180 Indian films in a career spanning more than four decades. He has won many awards in his career, including three National Film Awards and fourteen Filmfare Awards. In addition to acting, Bachchan has worked as a playback singer, film producer and television presenter. He also had a stint in politics in the 1980s. He has received both the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan civilian awards from the Indian government.
Naseeruddin Shah is also a famous Indian film actor and director. He has won three National Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards for Best Actor, and a Best Actor Award (The Volpi Cup) at the Venice Film Festival. The Government of India has honored him with both the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan civilian awards for his contributions to Indian cinema. He is an alumni of National School of Drama.
A Day In Life
There is not a typical day in life of an actor. When they are not performing any role they usually spend time taking acting classes for the betterment of their careers. If they have a role on which they are working the days are spent in rehearsing and performing.
Their days are filled with checking emails and coordinating with the agent and searching for auditions and meetings with industry people, reading scripts and other related work.
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