The city of Nasik, on the banks of the Godavari River, echoes with great history and religious fervor. From time to time, it has given the gem of personalities to the world. These famous personalities from Nasik have contributed to various fields like Indians freedom fight, poetry, literature, and cinema. Its Contribution to Indian Film Industry, it has given the industry famous celebs. The case study covers the success story of these famous celebs who belongs from Nashik. Dadasaheb Phalke Father of Indian Cinema :Dadasaheb Phalke is regarded as the Father of Indian Cinema. Phalke was a visionary gifted enough to foresee the awesome potential of the film medium almost a century ago.
Phalke’s film ‘Raja Harishchandra’ was not the first ever Indian film. Ashwini Kalsekar :Ashwini Kalsekar is one of such Nasik born personalities who has created a place for herself in Indian television and movies. Sayali Bhagat: Crowned as Femina Miss India World 2004, Sayali Bhagat shot to fame in the modeling industry. She later turned towards Bollywood and in 2007 she made her debut with Emran Hashmi and Geeta Basra in „The Train‟. Born on 1 January 1984, Sayali hails from a Maharashtrian family in Nasik.
Neha Joshi: Neha Joshi is a vibrant young star in Marathi films who is played many impactful roles in the recent times. Arjun Rampal is an Indian film actor, producer, model and a television host. Through his career in Bollywood movies, he has established himself as a leading actor of Bollywood. He made his acting debut in the 2001 romance Chinmay Udgirkar,As an actor, he has been performing in experimental theatre for the Case Study Nasik -The Land of stars Inspiring Entrepreneurs Vol-II (AY 2014-15) Sandip Foundation Department of Management Studies (MBA), SITRC past seven years. But, his debut serial „Swapnanchya Palikadle‟ in lead role, brought him name and fame. Anita DateAnita Date, who was seen in the Rani Mukerji starrer ‘Aiyya’ and ‘Popat’ alongside Atul Kulkarni, has been visiting her native place Nashik for the last eight months to find ways of improving the theatre scenario there , Bhakti Deshpande Fortunate to be born in a family of artists Bhakti Deshpande began her artistic journey at the early age of 5 under her parents & gurus, Smt. Vidyahari Deshpande & Shri. Sunil Deshpande. ‘Sanskaar’ (value orientation) that passes on through the structure of family & guru-shishya parampara, came handy to Bhakti. Mrunal Dusanis is an another famous name belonging from nashik .Mrunal Dusanis is Ekta kapoor‟s Discovery, marathi)
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Department of Management Studies