Lekar Hum Deewana Dil not only marks the debut of Kareena and Ranbir's cousin, Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth. The romantic comedy movie also marks the debut of an aspiring actor, Akhil Iyer. Akhil played the role of Mahesh (Deeksha's fiance) in his debut film, Lekar Hum Deewana Dil.
Very little is known about the actor as Armaan and Deeksha
gathered all the limelight. Akhil Iyer who shot to fame with
Lekar Hum Deewana Dil is a Bangalore guy who used to be in
theater before making his big Bollywood debut. He has worked with
talented stars like Arundhati Raja, Prakash Belawadi and Sharanya
Ramprakash to name a few.
Akhil doesn't hail from a filmy background like Armaan Jain. He
got a call by a Bollywood casting director and gave his audition
from home, that too in a mobile! His brother and sister-in-law
helped him shoot the audition shot on the mobile camera. The team
liked it and he got selected. Rest is all history now! Akhil Iyer
made his Bollywood debut in Arif Ali's directorial debut, Lekar
Hum Deewana Dil.
Akhil Iyer is an engineer by profession, but he always wanted to
become an actor. Apart from making his debut in Bollywood with
Lekar Hum Deewana Dil, Akhil Iyer is also working in some
Tamil films which are in post-production stage.
The aspiring actor wants to work in both the Tamil and Bollywood
film industries. Here are some interesting facts about Akhil Iyer
who played Mahesh in Lekar Hum Deewana Dil.
Interesting Facts About Akhil Iyer:
Akhil Iyer made his Bollywood debut in Lekar Hum Deewana Dil. He
played a small role as Mahesh who is Deeksha's fiance. Akhil also
did a couple of print and television commercials
Akhil used to stay in Chennai before and shifted to Bangalore a
couple of years back.
He doesn't have a Khan or Kapoor surname. Akhil was into theater
before making his big debut. He got a call by a Bollywood casting
director and gave his audition from home, that too in a mobile! His
brother and sister-in-law helped him shoot the audition shot on the
mobile camera. The team liked it, and he went to Mumbai to turn his
dream into a reality.
Engineer By Profession
Akhil is a tech guy by profession. He studied from PESIT College
Apart from Bollywood, Akhil is also working in two Tamil films
which are in post-production stage.