Amitash Pradhan was born on 1991 in Chennai, and he has successfully carved a recognition for himself in the Tollywood industry at such a very young age. He had a flare for acting ever since his childhood and according to him. He chose to become an actor at the tender age of three, after watching one of Shah Rukh Khan’s movies. Since his decision of selecting acting as a career option was made at tender age, his family pressured him for a degree in electronics.
Though he received the degree that his parents had wanted, he never opted for a job in any corporate offices. Rather, he continued his quest to find suitable opportunities in films and ended up working with various theater groups. The theater groups range from local associations to renowned institutions such as Madras Players and Nisha Theaters. During the phase of his career when he chose to act in plays only, he committed himself to nearly twenty-five plays, most of them having him in the lead role.
Though he acted in a number of plays, he felt that in order to boost truly his talents, he needed to study acting at an institution, and thus, he joined for a six-month course in acting from the prestigious Anupam Kher’s school of acting. He was lucky to get noticed by the famous Kollywood actor Dhanush at a function, as he gave him a chance to appear at the audition for a Tamil movie – ‘
His exhibited a fair performance in the audition and was immediately cast as the main villain of the film. In that film, Amitash’s character broke all traditional ideas of a typical Tamil movie villain by portraying his character as a blend of his favorite characters from Hollywood. Amitash finds himself lucky to have got the opportunity to act in a Hollywood movie, similar to ‘Step Up’, which begins production in February 2016.