Assamese Actor Diganta Hazarika who made his debut with Rishang, recently completed his project with Ashutosh Gowariker’s ongoing television series “Everest” of STAR Plus. This year he has been on the news continuously because of his National Television debut. He is playing lead role in Rakesh Sharma directed Assamese film Anuradha. Here are 8 lesser known facts you should know about him.
1. Physical Fitness – Inspiration from Arnold’s film Commando
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s film Commando inspired Diganta Hazarika to be physically fit. Commando is a 1985 American action film directed by Mark L. Lester.
2. Hritik Roshan – Kaho Na Pyaar Hai
One of the most powerful ways to create stardom is to learn from those who have paved a successful path before and again it was Hritik Roshan in Kaho Na Pyaar Hai who inspired him. Hritik is heartthrob of the nation and perhaps the last ‘overnight star’ of the country.
3. 200+ Ramp Show in North-East
He started appearing in various ramp shows across North East since 2004 and he’s one of the few models who walked more than 200 ramps in the region.
4. The First Acting
The first film he appeared was a VCD Film Rajesh Bhuyan, where actor Utpal Das was in the main lead role. This film also featured actor Rimpi Das and model turned actress Stuti Choudhury.
5. The VCD Film
“Madhuri” was the title of his second VCD film which was directed by Simple Gogoi.
6. The Turning Point
In 2009 Diganta Hazarika acted in Ki Naam Di Matim, a video film by Manas Baruah, which become very much popular among the viewers and Diganta Hazarika became a known name.
7. The Debut Feature Film and The Others
Rishang is his debut Assamese feature film which is again directed by Manas Baruah. The film released on May 11, 2012. He also appeared in popular Assamese films like Ramdhenu and Rowd.
8. The Film Mary Kom and Ashutosh Gowariker’s Everest
Earlier he was selected for Mary Kom and then he got Ashutosh Gowariker’s Everest but the film got delay for Priyanka Chopra and the dates clashes with Everest. So, he took the decision to go with Everest.