LOVE FOR ACTORS “REPAYS”!!!
HOW IMPORTANT IT IS FOR A GENUINE ‘ACTING TEACHER’ TO ‘LOVE ACTORS’
Exactly an year ago on the teachers day, 5th September 2012, I was going through the most agonizing moment of my life as an acting teacher and as a parent of my beloved “KREATING CHARAKTERS”. The wicked, hydra headed, excessively conceited and ego centric door to door diction tutor had plotted to strangulate my little baby “KREATING CHARAKTERS”.
This was my state of mind then…
“On this auspicious ‘Teachers Day’, I pledge to strive n strive hard to save my little baby “KREATING CHARAKTERS”, Which has churned so many brilliant students, for me these students are extension of my own self, with a heavy heart, I beg to the LORD, my well wishers, ‘My Staff ‘, my colleagues n last but not the least my beloved STUDENTS, to support me on my mission, Few ‘Ego Clashes’ have left my baby KC gasping for life…. Won’t let u pass away. Need support”
It has been an year since the deprived politician has played the politics in the premises of ‘Kreating Charakters’ to indoctrinate the innocent staff and teachers, showing them the window of better prospects and taking them away to leave “Kreating Charakters’’ stranded.
VICTORY OF THE STUDENTS.
Despite of all these upheavals KREATING CHARAKTERS has come out victorious and rocksolid. Notches stronger then in presence of that self proclaimed acting teacher who has never acted in his entire career. Thus it is victory of the students who supported us throughout those treacherous times. I would specially mention the three batches who were undergoing their training at that time. Batch no.64 Batch no.65 and Batch no.66. They were a total 37 students and by gods’ grace not a single amongst them budged. They all trusted us, loved us and supported us.
All the student of batch no.64 (Sumit Ramola, Neha Kanwar, Rohit Kukreja, Dinesh Prajapati, Avinash Chauhan, Siddarth Agrawal, Pooja Narang, Bhushan Gaur, Nitin Kumar Sahu). They all had complete faith in us and shot their show reel with us at “Kreating Charakters”.
Batch no.65 (Mani Sharma, Taufik Bagwan, Ashish Pore, Shantanu Roy, Madhura Dalvi, Preeti Choudhary, Mehtab Mirza (pari), Sahil Kohli, Gaurav Pandey, Megha Joshi, Suchi Shah, Angule Mero). The crook diction tutor tried to misguide and manipulate these helpless innocent students, but they realized who is genuine and who would invest themselves for good of the students and thus completed their entire training with us.
Batch no.66 (Rahul Tyagi, Nitin Dev Chauhan, Siddharth Gupta, Vikram Singh, Zubin Mehta, Rahul Menon, Charu Bakshi, Pravin Poojari, Sarvik Yadav, Sandip Thorat, Yash Patel, Herry Janwa, Aakash Sharma, Kiran Kumar, Udit Sawhery, Ajay Bafna). They were the youngest (junior most) and most vulnerable. When their second installment of fee was due, the door to door diction tutor, behaving like a “jilted lover”, broadcasted text messages to the students and their parents alerting them not to pay their dues, but to ‘no effect’. These students by then had realized that having white hair and lived more number of futile years doesn’t make one a respectable and earnest teacher.
“KABHI BANDOOK KO HATH NAHI LAGAYA AUR CHALE FAUJ KO TRAINING DENE”
One should realize that even a science teacher of standard 10th should have a minimum qualification of MSc (Master of Science). I fail to understand, how can a guy who has never faced camera in his entire life, (excepted for the fetish about the picture he clicks with celebrities) who has never ever been on stage, who has never smelt the smell of a film studio, who has never given a single audition and faced rejection an average actor faces, He who has never experienced the turmoil and negativity a new comer goes through, how can he empathise with such ‘actors’ and be their ‘mentor’ and well-wisher.
“zindagi mein kabhi bandook ko hath nahi lagaya aur chale fauj ko training dene” wah.!!!
THE K.C ITES STOOD BY US.
I thank all our passed out students from the bottom of my heart. Throughout that torrid period they stood by us. The K.C ites gave us relentless support, they had unshakable faith in our ability as their teachers, they strongly recommended “KREATING CHARAKTERS” to their wards, kins, and friends as the ultimate destination to learn the craft of acting.
I am grateful to all the passed out students who not only recommended Kreating Charakters, but took out time to attend the classes and have a taste of the new revamped syllabus. Would specially mention the names Veebha Anand, Akriti Singh, Kartik Tiwari, Himanshu Malhotra, Sandesh Gour,Aditya Seal, Preeti Sood, Gaurav Pandey, Shivangi Singh, Narendra Jaitly, Sahil Meena, Mohit Malhotra, Monty Bakshi, Sunny Bohra, Neeraj Verma, Vikas Dahiya, Kartiki Sharma, Chandani Desai, Priya Joshi, Sagar Manto, Deepak Saksule, Labeeb Andrabi, Vikas Gupta, Siddhart Amar, Apoorva Mitra, Mahesh Sharma, Zoheb Siddiqui, Minisha Mendonza, Shrishti Sharma, Puja Lunawat, Rohit Singh, Parimal Vakhariya, Anurag Sadh, Kunal Sharma, Shyam Tiwari, Karan Gaba, Rahul Tyagi, Ankit Narang, Ali, Karan Lamba, Sidhant Gupta, Aryaman ( Ankit) Seth, Vikas Maharishi, Ishtyaq, Vikas Singh, Harry Josh,Utkersh Kanchan, Praveen Yadav, Ranjan Chabra,Priya Pandey, Krupa Shah, Neha Berry, Sumit Jindal, Anshul Gupta, Pragati Pandey, Gyanesh Moga, Izhar Khan, Arshad Khan, Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Soni, Zima Barbora, Adhish Khanna, Aksshat Saluja, Raveena Taurani, Vicky Nayyar, Neeru Chopra, Archana Taide, Ananya Bhatt, Anshul, Vishal Gajaria, Randhir Chudhary (Ranoo), Nandini Sen, Chander Vikrant, Gautam Deepak, Kushwant Walia, Narendra Jetley. I might have lost out on few names, these were the guys who realized which were the genuine teachers who “understood the craft”, ” loved actors” and would invest themselves whole heartedly for the benefit and welfare of their students. Not like ones who sit in class fiddling with their blackberry and sipping coffee.
PICTURES SHOW THE REAL PICTURE.
From September 2012 to August 2013 in span of eleven months, KREATING CHARAKTERS has commenced eight batches, 103 actors have enrolled for the course, approximate average of 12 students per batch.
These are the statistics which actually matter, not the ones collected by the film statistician and film historian for the blogs. A comparative review of the picture of the batches (from 67 to 74) speaks volumes as to which is the favoured and sought after acting school.
OLD HABITS DIE HARD
Isn’t it indignified for an owner of an acting school to go to some bodies home and take diction tuition. You have your pupil coming down at your school, they trust you, respect you and you like a struggling job seeker going to some bodies door to “click pictures with them”……..disgusting!! isn’t it?
At KREATING CHARAKTERS the door to door diction tutor was debarred from taking private tuition to preserve the dignity and esteem of “Kreating Charakters”. But no sooner he left he could not resist the urge to go back to his old ways. Thus, “You can keep feces away from swine, but can’t keep a swine away from feces”.
NO ITS NOT THE PERCEPTION, BUT GENUINE KNOWLEDGE OF THE CRAFT – LOVE FOR THE ACTORS THAT WORKS.
The deprived politician believes in creating an image of a teacher, thinking that it is the “perception“ that works, but unfortunately that’s not true. What works is how much you invest yourself as a teacher for the wellbeing of your pupil and the knowledge and the experience of the craft you possess and impart.
If he is an actor, acting student (seeker of acting as craft) and an acting teacher “worth his salt”, I invite him to compete with me on any platform.
TIME TO GO TO MOUNTAINS
Remember!!! Mr.Deprived politician, you had prophesied some people would go to mountains (Uttrakhand) for good, post December 2012, after the last installment of batch no.66. WHAT HAPPENED TO YOUR FORECAST!!!
Also do you Remember!!! The gesture that you made of “Slitting throat“ of “KREATING CHARAKTERS” sitting at KC office and now you are using the same “KREATING CHARAKTERS” brand name to piggyback and cheat innocent aspirants to run your kitchen.
Isn’t it the right time for you to go to the mountains and contemplate over the fact that it is not the perception of a teacher, but actual knowledge of acting craft and love for actors that works.
Last but not the least, I will always be indebted to my lawyer friends who took out time from their hectic schedule and stood by KREATING CHARAKTERS.
THE DUST HAS FINALLY SETTELED DOWN.
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