22 September 2017Newton
Anjali Patil is an Indian theatre and film actor. She made her mark in Bollywood as a malevolent Maoist in Prakash Jha’s Chakravyuh. She has also won a Special Peacock Award at the International Film Festival Of India in 2012, for her work in Sri Lankan Sinhala-language production, Oba Nathuwa Oba Eka. Career: Anjali Patil’s initial exposure to acting came as stage performances at the National School Of Drama in New Delhi, where she pursued a Masters in Theatre Design. Her stint there let her rub shoulders with veterans like Naseeruddin Shah. She made her feature film debut in Prashant Nair’s bilingual production, Delhi In A Day. Anjali Patil’s role in the movie won rave reviews. At the same time, she was lead actor and producer in Green Bangles, India’s special entry to the WTFI (Women In Television & Film International) Showcase in Los Angeles. Prakash Jha handed Anjali Patil her first mainstream debut in his social drama, Chakravyuh, as a firebrand Naxal leader. She won a Stardust Award and a Star Screen Award for her character portrayal and managed to hold her own in a high profile star cast. Her obvious abilities even prompted Prakash Jha to offer Anjali Patil a three film contract. Next, Anjali Patil was seen in the Telugu feature, Naa Bangaaru Talli, which bagged three National Awards. She appeared in other regional feature films too, like Prathyam, before signing on Sri Lankan director Prasanna Vithanage's Oba Nathuwa Oba Eka. This made her the first Indian actor to dub in Sinhala. Anjali Patil was also a part of Sanjay Chhel’s evocative, Kill The Rapist?, in 2013. She is also slated to play the title role in Homi Adjania’s Finding Fanny. Personal Life: Anjali Patil was born in Nashik on 25th September 1989 in Nashik. She professed her dream of being an actor when she was 14 and attended the Centre For Performing Arts at the University of Pune. She was also a gold medallist during her post graduate stint at the National School Of Drama. Anjali Patil is a practicing Buddhist.