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Biography for Ashok Banthia

Ashok Banthia

Birthdate: 11 February 2016

Birth Place: Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Height in feet: 5 Feet 8 Inches

Sun Sign: Aquarius

Occupation: Bollywood Actor, Director

Marital Status: Married

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Ashok Banthia, is a Hindi film and TV and theatre actor and director. Banthia was born in Udaipur to a traditional business family. He is best known for his role in Australian, TV series Bodyline where he portrayed the character of Nawab of Pataudi Sr.


He studied in prestigious NSD (National School of Drama) Punjab University, Chandigarh. Followed by the National School of Drama, New Delhi, and a course in direction at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA), in Sydney.

Acting Career

He is associated with Bollywood playing character roles since 1983. He played the role of a news reporter in 1983 cult classic ­ Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro. Rudaali, Bedardi and Dushmani are some of his works in 1980s and 1990s. Mission Kashmiri, Bawander, Aankhein, Rush, Mazi, Loknayak, Rush and Khoobsurat are some of his noted character roles since 2000.

Ashok received an offer to work with Kennedy Miller's serial Bodyline, where he played the role of Indian cricketer Nawab of Pataudi Sr. He also did a role in Peter Morhan's English film The Peacock Spring, the French film Indian Orchid, and Hindi films.

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