Shashank Vyas WikiShashank Vyas is one of the favourite screen actors of Indian television. He made his debut in Colors TV's most popular show 'Balika Vadhu' in 2010. Shashank has been nominated for many awards and won 'Best Male Debutant' at Global Indian Film and TV Honors in 2011. In 2012 he was honored at colors 'Golden Petal Awards' for Best character portrayal Jagdish.
BiographyShashank was born on November 30, 1986 in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. He is from a middle-class family and has one sister. He has done his graduation and started studying for MBA entrance exams. But later he moved on to pursue his acting career. Shashank said " My mother was little upset about my acting plans but my father was supportive because, at the end of the day, he did not want me to say that they did not give me any chance to fulfil my dreams."
Personal ProfileName : Shashank Vyas
Date of birth : November 30, 1986
Age : 28 years
Height : 6'approx
Home Town : Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
Education : Graduation
Occupation : Model and TV actor
Debut Serial : Balika Vadhu
Years active : 2010 - Present
Girlfriend/MarriageShashank is single and ready to mingle, currently he is focusing on his career. Shashank's dream girl should be someone who understands his work and who cooks really well. When asked about marriage, he said, "I believe in marriage, I've seen my parents and I want it just like them. I see couples today - they meet, date and break up over a coffee, that's not love. Love or arranged - I have no preference as such, it all depends on destiny."
Jagdish in Balika VadhuShashank Vyas is playing the role of Jagdish in the daily soap Balika Vadhu. He has shown various shades in his character for which he has received massive response from the viewers and critics. Shashank has decided to quit the show as he feels that he needs to experiment with different genres and roles now. He said, "I am not that kind of actor who can play a 60-year-old man at 28 years of age. I feel that so early on in my career, I should try other roles."
Journey from Ujjain to MumbaiOnly his travelling part was easy and later it was not. When he reached Dadar station one of his friend called him so he asked him to help him out but he denied saying, he is in a live-in relationship and could not manage.
So he had to stay in a Gurudwara for 5 days. Then during the auditions, he met a friend and they shared an accommodation together in Santacruz. They were three friends and shared the rent as well as the responsibilities. The travelling by bus and all those entire struggles now looks nice and is memorable for him.
InterviewTell us something about yourself?
I am a simple, hardworking and fun-loving guy.
We have heard that you have been through a lot of auditions to get into acting. Did you ever feel the need to give up?
Never ever! A creative person never needs appreciation. If you are career oriented you will achieve it and all you need to do is to have patience and work hard. It is only me and myself who can motivate me and this is what I believe in strongly.
How is your normal working day? What do you do on your day offs?
I do get leaves but they are not planned. I report to work around 8:30/9:00am and the work goes on for the next 12-13 hours.
Who is your favourite movie actor?
Mr Amitabh Bachchan, no doubt!