Are you an avid small screen lover who is as much interested in watching advertisements as other content? If yes, you couldn’t have missed Nakshatra Talwar. The 14-year-old, who forayed into the world of theatre aged six, has been a part of several commercials TV soaps.
He is a part of TV commercials of Tata AIG, HSBC Bank, Milko Toffee, Sun Sky Shop, Padamshree Ghee and Microsoft. He also has to his credit TV serials like Kyunki….. Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, Kagar Ki Aag and also telefilms like Seekh, Panchva Paranth, Raju and Tapish.
He also appeared in Zindagi Dot Com, an educational television series broadcast on Doordarshan. Produced by the National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC), it talks about government’s e-governance plan.
A student of Pitampura-based KIIT World School in New Delhi, Nakshatra always loved being on stage and performing in front of an audience. “At that time, I didn’t know what ‘acting’ meant,” says Nakshatra. But now I understand what acting means and what being in the glamour world entails,” he shares. So Nakshatra chalked an academic route for his life. “Though acting is not something I will ever leave, I would want to study engineering and get a stable job,” he shares.
So how does he manage his time? He carries his books to the sets and studies in between the shots. “Also, I have full support of my parents, friends and even school teachers which helps me a great deal in getting good marks,” he smiles.
Other than writing, Nakshatra likes to do creative writing, dancing, playing computer games as well as field games like basketball and football.