Episode #39

Danish Husain

'After I quit my banking job to be an actor, nothing much happened for three years' | Danish Husain | Actor & Theatre Director

About this Podcast:

Danish Husain is an actor, poet, storyteller, and a theatre director. He started his career in theatre with 𝐁𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐲 𝐉𝐨𝐡𝐧 and went on to work with directors like Habib Tanvir, Rajinder Nath, M.S. Sathyu, M.K. Raina, Sunil Shanbag, Sabina Mehta Jaitly, & Naseeruddin Shah. He was instrumental in reviving the lost art form of Urdu storytelling Dastangoi.

He runs his own theatre company The Hoshruba Repertory in Mumbai.

His major film work includes India’s entry to Oscar 2018 – Newton (2017), Soorma (2018), Baazaar (2018), Ankhon Dekhi (2013), Dhobi Ghat (2010), and Peepli Live (2010) & the recent Netflix series Bombay Begums (2021).

Instagram: @dan.husain

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