Aditya Srivastav was born in Allahabad on 21st july. His wife's name is Manasi and have two beautiful daughters.
..AN ARTICLE ON ADI SIR..
Even as he snoops around as a CID officer on Sony TV, Aditya Srivastav
convincingly enacts a negative role in Ram Gopal Varma's latest release
Ek Hasina Thi.
Starting with amateur theatre in Allahabad, Aditya moved to Delhi in
1989 to work with the Sri Ram Centre for Performing Arts. Mumbai was
the next destination for this talented actor in 1995 where he made his
film debut with Shekhar Kapur's Bandit Queen.
"Initially I did voice-overs for ads and promos. I had to choose
television over theatre. I had to survive. That's why I did serials
such as Yeh Shaadi Nahi Ho Sakti, 9 Malabar Hill, Naya Daur, Saturday
Suspense and Rishtey among others," says Aditya.
Aditya soon graduated to doing films such as Satya and Dil Se. "I took
a break from television in 1997 to do films. My film Matrubhoomi with
Manish Jha was well received in the festival circuit," says Aditya,
adding, "But it was only after my role as a police inspector in Satya
that I started getting film offers." But Aditya refused the several
offers to play cop as he did not want to get stereotyped and decided to
Meanwhile, he shifted his focus to television once more. After a couple
of episodes in BP Singh's Aahat, he was offered the role of a CID
officer Abhijeet in the serial CID. "I joined the CID team in 1999 as
second-in-command to Shivaji Satam. Since then I have done more than
200 episodes," says Aditya.
While TV keeps him busy for half a month, Aditya wants to concentrate
on films as well. Farhan Akhtar's Lakshya, Milan Luthria's Deewar and
Anurag Kashyap's Black Friday are a few of his releases lined up for
this year. "Films give me the joy of depicting different characters,"
says Aditya, who plays Saif Ali Khan's friend, a lawyer with negative
shades in Ek Hasina Thi.
After living in Andheri for a couple of years, Aditya settled for the
peace and greenery of Sai Baba Nagar when it came to buying his own
.....ADI SIR'S LATEST MOVIE "KAALO".....
Monday Mar 10 5:25 PM
Bollywood Trade News Network
Beyond Dreams Entertainment Limited's DESERT WITCH KAALO - is India's first creature horror film. From the makers of Shyam Benegal's
(to be directed) SIDDHARTH GAUTAM THE BUDDHA, this horror flick is
being directed by renowned VFX director Willson Louis and produced by
Mamta Patnaik, Yash Patnaik.
Touted as India's first live-action-animation-horror-film KAALO's
story is loosely based on a Rajasthani folk tale about a desert witch
who was killed and buried by angry villagers of Kaligarh 600 years ago.
But after the horrific incident, the belief and fear that KAALO's ghost
still looms over Kaligarh village and that the KAALO's ghost may return
to take revenge made the villagers abandon the place. With the passing
of centuries the evil witch remains buried until she was unearthed by
Yash Patnaik's supernatural thriller DESERT WITCH KAALO goes on
floor in Jaisalmer from 10th March is slated for a Diwali release
starring BLACK FRIDAY and SATYA fame Aditya Srivastav, CHEENI KUM fame Swini Khara, Paintal, Hemant Pandey, Raj Zutshi, Aditya Lakhia, Satish Sharma, Manoj Tiger and Abhijeet Satam (Shivaji Satam's son) as key characters with Debutants Madhurima Tuli, Shraddha, Prashant Kumar.
was a witch who lived in Kulbhata during the 18th century. She was
killed and buried by angry villagers for sacrificing young nubile girls
to satisfy her greed for immortality, but her fear lived on. Years
later villagers spoke of Kaalo's sightings yet again. They claimed she
was even more angry and dangerous.. And she was back to finish what she
left incomplete.. Kulbhata was vacated overnight by scared villagers.
roads leading to Kulbhata were sealed by horrifying tales of Kaalo
killing anyone who dared to enter Kulbhata' Until a bus carrying eleven
passengers on its way to Kuldevi had to pass through Kulbhata.
of the passengers on the bus was a twelve-year-old girl named Shona
(played by Swini Khara of Cheeni Kum) who was traveling alone to spend
her vacation at her grandmother's house in the neighboring village.
was clever, witty and cheerful. She soon became the life of the
journey. Everyone loved her endearing manners. Especially the reclusive
and reticent Sameer, who was traveling with a bag loaded with gun
powder to blast a small hillock which would give way to a water canal
for his drought hit village.
Badly disfigured and thirsty for blood, Kaalo could smell the girl from miles away' and headed straight for the bus'
She would kill everyone who came in her way' She had to have the girl anyhow'
the passengers realized they were staring into death everything
changed' From being the life of the journey, Shona became their very
reason for dying..
Everyone wanted her out of the bus' Some even
used her as a bait to lure Kaalo away from themselves' Human relations
changed as people fought for their survival'
One man stood upto Shona'
For Sameer it didn't matter if Kaalo was a creature or a witch'
All he knew was that he has to protect Shona'. And time was running out...
Edited by Puri_2711 - 24 February 2011 at 9:49pm