Model Vikram Sakhalkar plays business tycoon for Madur Bhandarkar’s next ‘Calendar Girls’ says that he is grateful to director Madhur Bhandarkar.
Vikram told media, “I’m thankful to Mr. Bhandarkar for believing in me and giving me an opportunity to prove myself.”
The handsome Vikram Sakhalkar has done over than 50 commercials and more than 200 print campaigns for many leading brands.
About his character, He reveals , “I play a business tycoon in the movie. I took a leap of faith when I first walked on to the sets of the movie. As an outsider, I had no clue of how films are made. Mr. Madhur made me feel very comfortable and in a short span of time, I learnt a lot from him. He is brilliant when he is directing and gives a lot of freedom to his actors to perform. The energy and aura he creates on set is very positive. I had a great time. I am thankful that I got an opportunity to work with such an experienced director for my first film.”
Born in Mumbai, Vikram studied at Arya Vidya Mandir in Juhu and moved to US. He added, “My family shifted to the United States of America and I studied college there.”
How he get into Entertainment Industry, Vikram reciprocated, “I came back from US and was trying to figure out what was best for me, and then one of my friends asked me if I would model for his brand. That moment, I decided to get into this field as it was always at the back of my mind that I wanted to be an actor.”
“It took me 7 years until I cracked a movie role.” He added.
Although during this interval he groomed himself, did an acting course from Barry John acting Studio.