Belagavi’s Youth Icon – Anurag Telang
Belagavi’s Rising star Anurag Telang is all set to make a debut in Bollywood’s with “ Deshi Villa”.
Anurag is presently working on a marathi film ‘AANGAI GEET’ which is based on AIDS awareness. Anurag will be playing the lead role as ‘Dr. Siddharth’. The film is directed by Narashinha( Writer of Shwas Marathi movie) & has star cast as Arun Nalawade, Pratiksha Sabale, Neeta Dhonde. The shooting is carried out at Sawantwadi. the film will shown in Cannes Film festival in Febraury & will be released nationwide in May 2016. He will be also seen in Vijay Raghvendra And Shruti starred ‘Shivyogi sri puttayyaajja’ Kannada film which will be released on 5th Febraury 2016. Previously Anurag has worked in Marathi & Hindi daily soaps and films. He has worked in ‘Konkanstha’ Marathi film followed ‘ Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya’, ‘Lakshya’, ‘Savadhan India’, ‘CID’, ‘Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chasma’ to name a few Hindi daily soaps. But it was Life OK daily soap ‘MahaKumbh’ which he contributes it as his big break on Small screen. The character played by Anurag in ‘Mahakumbh’ was much appreciated by everyone. He has also worked in Sharad Ponkshe ‘Hasee Toh Pasee’. He contributes his success to his parents, who stood with him during all the ups and downs.
Anurag Telang is born and brought up in Belagavi and resides in Maratha Colony, Tilakwadi. He has completed his school from St. Pauls high School and graduation from Gogte College of commerce. Later he took up masters degree in management. But his passion for acting made him join acting course at NIFT Pune. After struggling for 3 years he now has hands full of Hindi, Marathi & Kananda serials & films. He also played for Hockey at State Level.
He believes that there is lot of money and popularity in the Film Industry. But when it comes to personal life, there is no personal space where there is no time for friends and family. His Day starts form Morning 7.oo a.m. till 12.00 a.m. But his love for acting keeps him fit and energetic all the day long. He also advised budding artist that if they want to make a career in film industry than Pune/Mumbai is the best place to grab such opportunities.
Following is the clip from his upcoming kannada movie Shivyogi sri puttayyaajja.