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Choreographer turned actor Ashok Balakrishnan

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Posted: 27 February 2011 at 3:55pm | IP Logged
Here are some pics, info, and articles on Ashok Balakrishnan, who played Krishna during the pre-teen phase of Ramanand Sagar's Shri Krishna (Kaaliya Daman and Govardhan tracks, for which he won an Uptron Award for best child artist). He is now an accomplished choreographer and actor in the Tamil film industry.

Any more info on him would be much appreciated, we mytho masti members are curious as to what our Krishna's been upto all these years LOL

 


Name:Ashok Balakrishnan
Star Name: Ashok
Mother Tongue: Tamil
Middle Name: Kumar
Address: DABC Flats,Aishwaryam Phase-II A1-12,III Floor,Nulamboor,West Mugapore
Chenani, 4
Date of Birth:12th December 1981
Complexion:Whitish
Eye Color:Black
Nickname:Tiger and Ashu
E-mail ID:[email protected]
Facts:He learnt Bharatnatyam at the age of four and he's also trained in Western contemporary Jazz Ballet.
Facts:He also worked as an a ssistant dance choreographer with Mr.Raju Khan(Ms.Saroj Khan's Son).
Facts:Ashok had a formal training in acting in Kishore Namit Kapoor's Acting Institute (Mumbai) too.
Facts:He played the role of Little Krishna in Ramanand Sagar's teleserial Sri Krishna .
Facts:Has appeared for a song in the Malayalam film Mulla, directed by Lal Jose.
Facts:Has won several honours including the coveted Nritya Mayur award for excellence in dance.
Debut Movie:Tamil - Muruga
Inspiration:Father
School Info: Fatima and Vani Vidyalaya ,Mulund, Mumbai.
College Info: St.Xavier's College, Mumbai.

Ashok Kumar Balakrishnan was born on 12th December 1981 in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. He had his schooling in Fatima School and Vani Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School, Mullund, Mumbai. He has graduated in B.A. - sociology, psychology and Hindi literature from St.Xaviers College, Mumbai. He learnt Bharathanatyam at the age of four and he\'s also trained in Western Jazz Ballet. He had performed at various stages across India and toured abroad for dance projects. He has acted as well as choreographed for several Indo-German and Indo-French Dance and Theatre Projects. He has won several awards and honors including the coveted Nritya Mayur award for excellence in dance. He also worked as an assistant dance choreographer with Raju Khan who is the son of popular choreographer Saroj Khan. He got formal training in acting from Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute Mumbai. He also got trained in Film stunts, fights and gymnastics. Cinema has been a passion since his childhood. He played the role of Little Krishna dancing on the Kaliya Snake, lifting the Govardhana Mountain, etc. in teleserial Sri Krishna for which he won the Best Child Actor Award. His entry into the celluloid world was through the Kollywood film Industry. He made his debut film Murugaa, which gave him a strong recognition among the public. His second film Pudichiruku was an average grosser. He captivates the audience through his smart and charming face.

More pics and info here:
http://www.jointscene.com/artists/Kollywood/Ashok/278#websites
http://www.galatta.com/entertainment/halloffame/Ashok(14-03-07).asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashok_(actor)
http://tamil.galatta.com/entertainment/halloffame/ashok(25-01-2008).asp
http://popcorn.oneindia.in/artist-biography/3980/1/ashok.html

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Posted: 27 February 2011 at 4:32pm | IP Logged
Thanks for the info, Lola! I really liked Ashok as pre-teen Krishna, and would def like to know more about him if anyone here knows.Big smile

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Posted: 01 March 2011 at 8:41pm | IP Logged
Hey Guys,
 
Any Tamil peeps here? Would love some info on Ashok.Wink
 
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Posted: 08 March 2011 at 8:19am | IP Logged
thanks for the super info abt him I never knew that he acted as little krishna if any one has that pics or videos pls post it i would like to watch it. i hope he gets a good future in film industry
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