The son of renowned All India Radio news-reader Shri Devki Nandan Pande, belongs to a small town Almora-Patia in Uttarakhand. An alumni of FTII, Pune, Sudhir Pande has shared screen space with most of the leading actors and has mesmerized critics and vowed audiences through his appreciable acting skills which he has displayed in various films, TV serials and plays. His films include Tees Maar Khan, Bombay to Goa, Guru, Matrubhoomi, Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon, Veergati, Dil Hi To Hai, Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro, Main Azaad Hoon, Bhrashtachar, Dayavan, Waaris, Saagar, Shakti, Shaan and many others. Some of his many TV serials are Sasural Genda Phool, Tujh Sang Preet Lagayee Sajna, Buniyaad, Amaanat, Maayka, Mera Sasural, Hum Sab Ek Hain, and Gunwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and plays such as Shatranj ke Mohrey, Ek Aur Dronacharya, Mote Ram ka Satyagraha, Sa Hi Besura.
More recently Sudhir Pande has won an award at Star Pariwaar for his role in ‘Sarusal Genda Phool’. He has also bagged ‘Best Father Award’ at Zee Rishtey for his much loved character in ‘Amaanat’.
A Master’s degree holder in Indian Theatre from Punjab University, Chandigarh, has spent more than 15 years in theatre. Later, directing for films and televisions, he has taught the intricate art of acting to various celebrities like Tushar Kapoor (Film Actor), Yuvika Chaudhary (Film Actor), Ankita Lokhande (TV Serial Pavitra Rishta fame), Muskaan (TV Serial Mata ki Chauki fame), Vipul Roy (Anchor of Zee SaReGaMaPa) and many others.
He has directed many popular TV serials including Hitler Didi for Zee TV Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke for Zee TV Shastri Sisters Colors Tv Sabki Ladli Bebo for Star Plus, Parivaar and Maayka for Zee TV, Mera Sasural for Sahara One, Meet Mila De Rabba for Sony TV, and Chanda Kanoon for SAB. Besides, he was also associated as Creative Director for Zee Cinestars Ki Khoj and Reality Director for Zee Sa Re Ga Ma Pa.
Before directing TV serials and Reality Shows, he worked as Associate Director with the veteran director Mr. Satish Kaushik on films like ‘Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai’, ‘Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai’, ‘Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hai’, and many more.
Apart from being an actor himself, is an actor’s trainer, who grooms TV actors before the start of a new serial. He is currently playing the role of Mohammed Ghori in Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithvi Raj Chauhan. After doing theatre for almost 20 years, he is now associated with ‘Anupam Kher Acting School’ in Mumbai as Acting Teacher. Irfan has conducted more than 35 theatre workshops to groom ‘wanna-be’ actors. He is known to get into the skin of the characters and bring out the best of the performances.
Passed out from National School of Drama (NSD) in 1981. He has directed many plays. Three Penny Opera, King Lear, Kabira Khada Bazaar Mein, Do Maskharon ki Maharani, Bakri, Burjwa Gentleman, Bada Saheb, Sarptantra, Rang Maula ki Duniya Ke are some worth notable plays directed by him. He has written many hit plays including Sarptantra, Rang Maula ki Duniya Ke and Kheer. Apart from acting and directing in plays, Mahesh has conducted almost 100 theatre workshops in Haryana, Chandigarh, and Delhi. He has been consistently organizing workshops for the creative development of the people interested in art and culture. He has in-depth knowledge of lighting, set designing, crafting and make-up.
For his precious contribution in the field of theatre and art, he has been awarded with the title Haryana Theatre Director.
Harvansh Dua specializes in creativity, innovation and change management . He has trained large number of people in forward thinking and has empowered individuals to bring out their hidden creative and innovative capabilities through his specially designed mind matrix activities.
Harvansh is also a keynote speaker and large group trainer, facilitator and motivator. He is an author of four books on Creativity and Innovation, Mind and motivation. He has written many write-ups & articles for national dailies.
As a Facilitator, Mentor and Coach, Harvansh simply believes that the most essential qualities an individual needs to exhibit are courage, curiosity and creativity.
He has twenty year experiance as an actor. Have done so many plays.
He acted in movies like WHATS YOUR RAASHEE, ATITHI TUM KAB JAOGE, LAHORE, OFFICE OFFICE, TUM JO MILE, (Forthcoming)Mohalla Assi Sahar Banaras, (Forthcoming) JAB PYAR KISI SE HOTA HAI, HUM AAPKE DIL MEIN RAHTE HAIN, DIL HAI TUMHARA, SUR, SATTA, PINJAR, INTEQAAM, CHAMKU, DHUMANTAK Etc.
He came to Mumbai with a bagful of dreams and determinations and Soon started assisting renowned film director Mr.Rajesh babbar as his associate director, and was associated with commercially successful T.V. serial like ‘Sapney suhane ladakpan ke’, on zee tv, ‘Sabki laadli bebo ‘, on star plus, ‘Phulwa’, on colors etc. Turning into independent director, he later started directing Tv show ‘Sapney suhane ladakpan ke’, on zee tv, and desires to be further associated with only qualitative and meaningful work for television.
Doing theatre in chandigarh from last 7yrs as an actor with different theatre groups & renowned theatre personalities like Dr. Neelam Mansingh, Kumardas T.N, Harish Khanna, Bansi Kaul, Dolly Ahluwalia, Robin Das, Tripurari Sharma, Kamal Tiwari. Acted in many play production like Mcbeth, Ishq Hai, Madhavi, An Accidental, Trojan Women, Taj Mahal ka Tender, Hamlet, The Tempest etc.. Running a registered theatre group in chandigarh for last 6yrs. Dubbing artist of many episodes of Jerry Springer & Hawai O Five for a regional channel named SPARK PUNJABI. Worked in three short films-Prashanchin, Mango Bite, Cheers Club & in few episodes of renowned T.V serials like Savdhan India & Choti Bahu.