(Last Updated on : 21/07/2014)
Abhay Vakil is an Indian television actor who portrayed the character of Parth in the popular Balaji family drama Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki. He is a very popular name in the Indian television industry. This extremely talented actor was born and brought up in Mumbai
and completed his schooling from New Era High School. The 23-year-old commerce graduate from H.R. College has taken formal training in acting from Prof Roshan Taneja and has worked in a group performance in a Gujarati commercial play titled 'Tagaddhinna' under Tanuja.
The passion in the art of dance is one of his main strengths. He is even credited for launching a dance group by the name of 'The Ultimate - The Last Word in Dancing'. Greatly inspired by the renowned playwright David Copperfield, the USP of the dance group is the fusion of dance with illusion. He started his career as a professional dance choreographer but ultimately ended up in front of the screen. Besides 'Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki' he has also appeared in a lot of other TV shows like 'Kehna Hai Kuch Mujhko' on Sony Television, Kartika on Hungama
, Saara Akaash on Star Plus
and Palki on Zee
Television. He is not only impressive but has also created magic on the small screen with his powerhouse performances.
The very talented Abhay Vakil has also performed in the music video by Devang Mehta and also performed in Ek Main Aur Ek Tu. He is fond of listening to light music and also enthralling people with magic tricks. He also appeared on national broadcaster Doordarshan with his varied magic tricks. He has also done many ad campaigns and modeled for Larsen and Turbo, US Vitamins, Kwality Walls Ice Cream and Hindustan Ciba Geigy. He loves traveling and has toured extensively in almost ten countries of the world. This good-looking actor has proved his mettle on the small screen by creating waves on the small screen in both positive and negative character portrayals.
Abhay Vakil is also showered with many plum projects that come his way and he regrets having turned them down for the lack of time. He does believe that training is important for many things and that it helps to increase one's self-confidence. He was very lucky to have been trained under Roshan Taneja who has given acting lessons right from Jaya Bachhan to Abhishek Bachhan. He is also thankful to the very popular telly actor Aman Verma who instilled in him the belief that he is the best actor. This extremely gifted persona has also done choreography for his own television serials. Currently he is working on the serial called Zahara on Sahara One
channel and talks are also on for a couple of interesting projects where his fans would love to see him perform.
On the personal front Abhay Vakil is a very shy and reserved kind of guy. He also takes much time to open up with girls. Often people also mistake him for having loads of attitude. Although Vakil has been linked up with many of his co-stars he is not into any relation at present and does not want to get into matrimonial alliance at such an early stage oh his career.