Ashish Sonkar although started his career in modeling but he is a self-made man when it comes to short films. He hails from Mumbai where he was born and brought up in Mumbai and did his schooling and college from the Maximum City completing his graduation in Mass Media. He has remained active in stage shows and theatres, all thanks to his quest for acting, he had decided to be an actor long before he started taking life seriously. Thus when he completed his education, he started his struggle to become an actor.
However, after too many auditions and efforts, he could only get a chance to be a model. In 2015, he was chosen for a ramp show for the brand Horlicks and emerged as the 1st runner up for the show. Since then it was no looking back for this young man as he kept on getting one fashion brand to the other like Raymonds and Zara doing photoshoots for their catalogs. These soon followed by a number of T-Shirt brands as well where he bagged the best opportunity to prove the fashion model in him.
However, soon he witnessed an offer for a short film called Shushila a story of a transgender for which he bagged the Special mention actor – Royal Stag award 2015. This opened his door to short films and movies and he came out back to back with a couple of other short films including Don’t Wait Too Long, Beggar Committed Viral Special Time Coc. and RIP Humanity to name a few. He bagged several awards for his short films that tolled to not less than 20 in his career of short films. Some of his top notable awards include New Talent Found at Goa Film Festival in 2015, Best Actor at Banaras Film Festival, Best Performance at Dehradun International Film Festival, Best actor, and Gutsy performer – Silver screen international film festival 2019. His stardom today is short films and he is leaving no stone unturned to reach the highest point in his career.
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