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Upendra Lamaya National Award Winning Actor Launched Sohan Thakur On Tara From Satara for Sony TV

Upendra Lamaya National Award Winning Actor Launched Sohan Thakur

Born on 28th of January in a simple family of Darbhanga, Bihar has done casting for popular shows like As a casting director for Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya hi Kijo, Hindi Hai hum Mata ki chowki, Ganga kee Dheej, wanted, Looteri Dulhan, Kairi, and Pratigya.

He has also done Celebrity management for shows like Kitchen champion (all seasons), Guinness book of world records, Malika-e-kitchen.

Early career:

Started in Delhi as a low-level production manager job for a show called “Schooldays”. It was a phenomenal hit on DD National channel and the experience that he got there plays a major role in his foundation as a creative person. It was the year 1999. The television industry was not as big as it is today, but it definitely had its own signature stamp.. and he has played a key part in the slow and steady growth ever since, where he has also grown.

It was followed by “Rishtey” on Zee, “We love you” on DD Metro, “India’s Most Wanted” with the legendary Manoj Raghuvanshi, “Nishan” a celebrity talk show …

After he landed in Mumbai and joined Sankraman productions for the projects: “Chandan ka Palna; Resham ki Dori” … his job responsibilities included interaction with known artists, schedule their dates and smoothly execute the schedule as planned. The caravan moved on and on “Kumkum“, “Kisi Raah Mein, Kisi Mod Par“, “Shagun“, “Sonpari” “Kabhi Khushi-Kabhi Dhoom” “Sabse Bada Rupaiya“, “Kabhi Haan-Kabhi Na” “Rihaaee” “Betiyaan-Apni ya Paraya Dhan” “Kaajal“, “Salaam Zindagi“, “Babul ka Aangan Chhoote Na“, “Sujata” …

Films:

As a casting director, he has done the following projects for Zoom Telefilms:
Ummeed Se Dugna, Hotel Park Street, Coffee shop, Blockbuster, Love story, Teri Deewani, Char Mulaqaate, Terrorist uncle, Do Pal

Production co-ordination of a full-fledged film “Agnipankh” …

Achievements:

Started a launch-pad for the talented lot: “STARWAYS” dealing in celebrity management and exclusive castings. He is the sole force behind the company and it is his brainchild that provides a platform to the most deserving talent.

Present status:

Working as Casting Head for flying turtle films ‘life ok’ show “Saavitri” and “Saavdhan India”
Working as casting head for Cinemantra ‘colors’ show “Sanskaar”.

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