The Attacks of 26/11
Prabhawati Jaiswal, Ghanshyam Jaiswal
Binay Jaiswal, Shravan Jaiswal, Shambhu Jaiswal
Ajmal Kasab, Ganesh Yadav, Ram Gopal Varma
Ram gopal varma introduced actor sanjeev jaiswal from the attack of 26 11
Sanjeev Jaiswal (born 18 February 1988) is an Indian film actor. Jaiswal has acted in 2 Hindi films, a drama and an action thriller. His first movie was "Shaitan" in which he played a small role of police informer, while his second movie was "The Attacks of 26/11", a film based on the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in which he played a lead role, Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, with Nana Patekar And Sadh Orhan.
- Ram gopal varma introduced actor sanjeev jaiswal from the attack of 26 11
- Sanjeev jaiswal as kasab interview on the attacks of 26 11
- Early life and education
Sanjeev jaiswal as kasab interview on the attacks of 26 11
Early life and education
Jaiswal was born on 18 February 1988 to Hindu parents in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. His father is a businessman from Jamshedpur and his mother is a housewife. He has one elder brother and two younger brothers. Jaiswal grew up in Jamshedpur where he attended Motilal Nehru Public School before attended the Ignou and earned his bachelor's degree in Arts. Jaiswal was also doing theatre in Delhi while pursuing graduation degree.
Early in his career he was recognised for his theatre acting in Delhi. He has done theatre in Delhi from 2005 to 2008. He was also selected in top ten finalist in Delhi audition of Zee TV's India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj in 2008. He then moved to Mumbai in 2008 and there he played a small role in one ad of 2008 Indian Premier League. After that he got many small roles in serials and played all the roles with sincerity and his acting was appreciated by audience. In 2012, he played a role of assistant of a director in a TV serial Sasural Genda Phool.
In 2013, Jaiswal got opportunity to play lead role in the RGV-directed movie The Attacks Of 26/11. After auditioning 500 applicants, RGV finally found an actor Sanjeev Jaiswal to play Ajmal Kasab, the prime accused terrorist in the 26/11 attack on Mumbai. Movie released on 1st march and the acting of Jaiswal was appreciated by audience and media both. In a press conference, Jaiswal said his biggest challenge was that people shouldn't feel he won the role just because he resembled the terrorist. Talking about the response to the film, Jaiswal said that people hated the character played but liked him as an actor.
Amitabh Bachchan said on Twitter, "RGV shows me a rough cut of his latest 'Attacks of 26/11' ... stunned, shocked, angered .. but choked with tears when ..!" Nana Patekar is brilliant … such restraint and maturity in his performance .. And the young actor Sanjeev Jaiswal that plays Kasab, so convincing. Director Shekhar Kapur tweeted saying, "Tonight is gonna b a tough night 2 sleep. Just came out of a screening of Ram Gopal Varma's film on 26/11". He further went onto add, "Everyone will have a deeply personal reaction 2 Ram Gopal Varma’s film on 26/11, but it left me haunted by the ghosts of those fateful days."
Ram Gopal Varma arranged a special screening of The Attacks of 26/11 for Senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani at the national capital. Advani was moved to tears in the climax of the film. Member of Parliament Rajeev Pratap Rudy told that he wants to arrange a show of 26/11 for all the MPs inside the parliament. Others present at the screening were Shah Nawaz Hussain, Sanjay Nirupam, Naveen Jindal Balbir Punj, and Raj Babbar. The politicians were stunned after watching the film. Directed by Ram Gopal Varma, The Attacks of 26/11 has received a similar response from all those who have watched the film till now including Shekhar Kapur, Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan.