Raipur’s Ankit to make Bollywood debut in ‘3 Storeys’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Feb 2018 10:25:47


By Partha Sarathi Behera,


Young actor from Raipur Ankit Rathi is playing a crucial role in upcoming Bollywood suspense thriller ‘3 Stroreys’, releasing next month. The movie, studded with actors like Sharman Joshi, Pulkit Samrat, Richa Chadda and Renuka Shahane in pivotal roles, ensembles young talents Ankit Rathi and Aisha Ahmed.

The movie is directed by first-timer Arjun Mukherjee and is a collaboration between Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar’s Excel Media and Entertainment and B4U.
“The ‘3 Storeys’ film revolves around three separate stories and the third storey is based on me and I have played a character called Suhail Ansari which is filled with mystery,” the young and still struggling actor, Ankit, told this newspaper over phone from Mumbai.

Asked about his journey, Ankit, son of Naval Kishore Rathi, said that he had inclination towards acting since his schools days. He has presented dance and participated in fashion shows in Raipur during his study. “After completing by 12th at Maharshi Vidya Mandir, Raipur, I moved to Mumbai in 2012. Here started my struggle period. I used to work in BPO at night and give auditions during day. I have come across around 1000 auditions so far.

During these days, I got opportunity to do some advertisements for Hero Honda, Nokia. I also attended acting workshop of Vinod Rawat for three months during this period. I had a very short role in Singham Returns, but I can say my debut in a feature film is in ‘3 Storeys’,” said the actor who belongs to Gole Bazaar area of Raipur. Ankit is now pursing his graduation in Arts through correspondence in Mumbai. “I would definitely be happy if I can contribute to Chhattisgarh film industry,” concluded Ankit.