Prachi Sinha has set her eyes on making it big in Bollywood. The 23-year-old alumna of Notre Dame Academy would make her debut in Angry Young Man slated for a May 2 release.
Prachi studied in the Patna-based school till Class IV before shifting to Delhi where she took admission in Banyan Tree School and completed her Class XII. She then completed BA-LLB from IMS Law College in 2014.
Made under the banner of VSR Films, the two-hour film has been directed by Ramesh Rout and produced by Vijay Sinh Rathod.
Speaking to The Telegraph over phone from Mumbai, Prachi said: “I am very excited about my debut film and I hope people will like it. I had to struggle a lot to enter Bollywood. It was always my dream to become an actor. Finally, I have achieved it.”
Her father Rajiv Sinha, who is into construction business, lives at Boring Canal Road. “My mother (Mamta Sinha) stays with me in Andheri West. However, my father still lives in Patna. We have a house on Boring Canal Road where we meet quite often,” said Prachi.
Having been shot mostly in Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, Rajasthan and Bangkok, Prachi will be seen in the lead role as Sarah opposite debutant Ajay Singh Rathod, who has played the protagonist in the film.
Amjad, Nadeem and Mikey Mccleary have composed the music. When this correspondent asked Prachi about Biharis making a mark in Bollywood, she said: “People from Bihar are hardworking and I feel Mumbai is a place that welcomes all irrespective region, class and caste. I am one of them. I had gone through several auditions and screen tests before I bagged the lead role.”
The youngest in the family, Prachi’s elder sister Pallavi is married and settled in Mumbai. She played an important role in her life.
“During summer vacations, I used to visit Mumbai to spend time with my elder sister. She is the one who asked me to join acting classes. I did not think twice and joined Creating Character located at Char Bunglow, Mahada,” said Prachi. She then started as an assistant producer at VSR Films.
Angry Young Man is a love and hate drama. The film revolves around Arjun Sinh Rathod, a street fighter and Sarah an innocent girl. “It is a thrilling and mysterious film filled with vengeance. You have to hold your breath as the mystery would unfold on May 2,” said Prachi.
Arjun is the son of the film’s producer Vijay Sinh Rathod.
Like many debutants, Prachi too has role models. She aspires to be like Kajol and Juhi Chawla. “These two actresses are my role models. They have always inspired me. They have set examples for actors like us. Also, I think they are equally bubbly like me. We should always respect our parents because they are ones who give us all the support,” said Prachi.