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Name  Hemant Mahaur
Role  Actor

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Born  1976Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Occupation  Actor and actor trainer
People also search for  Asif Kapadia, Imtiaz Ali, Ramchandra P. N.
Movies  The Bankrupts, Highway, The Warrior

Education  National School of Drama

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Hemant Mahaur (born 1976) is an alumnus of the National School of Drama and is an actor in the Hindi film industry. He is also the Managing Director of Mask Magic Film & TV Institute Privet Limited (MMFTI). He is an acting instructor and has trained some Bollywood actors. He is based in Mumbai.



Hemant Mahaur was born on 18 August 1976 in Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh in Northern India in a middle-class family. He began appearing on stage at the age of six when he took part in his school plays in Hatharas city in Uttar Pradesh. His interest in films was kindled right at an early age when as a toddler, his father, a retired class one central government officer from the Government of India, took him and his mother to watch Hindi films, almost every Sunday. Having grown up on the hardcore Hindi Masala movies of the 1970–80s, it was but natural that one day as a child, he decided that he was going to take up acting as a profession.


Hemant Mahaur is science graduate from the Meerut University, with specialisation in Biology. During his college days he started working seriously under theater activists Panchanan Patak and Lalit Mohan Thapaliyal and did many plays as an actor during 1989 to 1994 in Delhi. He then shifted from biology into studying Law. He enrolled himself into the LLB course, again from the Meerut University. Had he not got admission at the prestigious National School of Drama, in New Delhi, and he would have been a lawyer.

Education in theater

Hemant Mahaur did a one-year diploma course in theater from the Sriram Center (SCR), New Delhi in the year 1994-95. From 1995 to 1998, he under took training at the National School of Drama, specialising in acting. (Source: NSD Site)

Theater experience

Hemant has more than 25 years of experience of working in theater. He is working as a professional actor since 1989, when he was doing his college. Between 1989 and 1994 he did many plays as an actor, and performed in theater festivals like Nandikar theater festival in Calcutta, Ipta festival in Patna and in Jabalpur etc. In 1994 Hemant Mahaur did One year Acting diploma course from Sri Ram Center New Delhi. During his acting course in SRC, the professional wing of SRC,called Sri Ram Center Reportory company gave him chance to participate as an actor for plays. There he played some Hindi plays under theater directors like B.V.Karanth, Habeeb Tanveer, Ranjit Kapur and traveled with SRC Rep Co in various parts in India. And then in 1995, he got selected in prestigious World class institution N.S.D ( National School of Drama ), where he specialized in Acting. During 1995 to 1998, his training in N.S.D, he throughout did main roles. After his training from the National School of Drama, he formed his own theater group and called it 'Mask Magic'. As 'Mask Magic' is an pan India registered organisation, it has been performing plays all over India.

Hemant Mahaur has worked with theater personalities like B V Karanth, Habib Tanvir, Satyadev Dube, Kanhayya Lal, Mohan Mahrishi, Ram Gopal Bajaj, D R Ankur, M.K.Raina, Kirti Jain, Anuradha Kapur, Bansi Kaul, Ranjit Kapur, Robin Das, Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur, Tripurari Sharma, Dadi Padamji and Rita Ganguli .

He has also worked with international theater personalities Triplev Velentien from Ukraine, Morutz Orski from Poland and Sueveston from the United Kingdom.

And in 2014 Hemant Mahaur formed Film Institute called MASK MAGIC FILM & TV INSTITUTE PVT LTD ( MMFTI ). He is running MMFTI as Managing Director in Mumbai.

Acting in films

  • The Warrior (2001). (Bafta award-winning and Oscar nominated), directed by Asif Kapadia.
  • Swaraj ‘The Little Republic’ (won the Best Social Film Award at 2003 National Film Awards constituted by Government of India), directed by Anwar Jamal.
  • Jungle (2000 film), directed by Ram Gopal Varma.
  • Shool (1999 film)], directed by E.Niwas.
  • Chintu ji ( 2009 film), directed by Ranjit Kapur.
  • Arjun: The Worrier Prince (2012, animated film; voice of Duryodana)
  • Chot- Aj Isko, Kal Tereko, (2004 film), directed by Nabh Kumar Raju.
  • Agent Vinod, (2012 film), Directed By Sri RamRaghwan.
  • Peter Gaya Kaam Se, ( coming release ), Directed By John Owen.
  • Haal E Kangaal ( coming release ), Directed By Ram Chandran PN.
  • Highway, ( 2014 film ), Directed by Imtiaz Ali.
  • Phantom, ( coming release ), Directed By Kabir Khan.
  • Yaara, ( Coming release ), Directed By Tigmanshu Dhulia.
  • Sadak chhaap, (New york film academy's short film ), directed by Anvita Sudarshan, featuring in Cannes film festival 2015.
  • Acting in short films

  • Sadak Chhaap ( Newyork film academy's short film ), selected for screening in Cannes film festival 2015. Directed by Anvita Sudarshan.
  • Jang Hamne Bhi Ladi thi, Lekin'; ( SRFTI'S first Diploma film, Screened in Mumbai film festival.), Directed by Manu Gautam.
  • Hotel 55, ( A single Actor film ), Directed by Richard Mellini.
  • Kabahun Na Chhaden Khet, Directed by Vikram Jeet Singh Bullar.
  • Direction

    Hemant Mahaur directed the short film THE KITE in 2011.

    Writing in films

  • Hemant wrote dialogue for Hindi film CHILAM.
  • Story, screenplay and dialogue for the short film THE KITE.
  • Story, screen play and dialogue for Mayanagari.
  • References

    Hemant Mahaur Wikipedia

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