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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 15 August 1975New Jersey, USA
Birth NameAalok Sharad Mehta

Mini Bio (1)

Aalok Sharad Mehta was born in Edison, New Jersey. He lived in Baroda, India for two years between the ages of 7 and 9. He is fluent in Gujarati. Aalok played tennis growing up in New Jersey. Along with his writer-director brother Anurag Mehta and the rest of his Cherry Hill East Tennis teammates, Aalok made history in the 90s by becoming the New Jersey State Champions in Tennis. He had a penchant for performing, mostly as a singer-songwriter throughout his high school years, singing in various bands and performing in talent shows. He went on to play tennis at TCNJ and then began a career as a musician. (sitar player,singer/songwriter) Aalok began acting professionally after he was approached by his brother to play the musician/lead of his debut film "American Chai". He began studying acting in Philadelphia at The Acting Studio and really began to further his training in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hills Playhouse where he is still an student.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: SB

Spouse (1)

Anisha Nagarajan (24 September 2005 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (4)

Is an accomplished singer-songwriter having been nominated for an LA music award for Best Independant Pop album for his original album "Technicolour". Has been a student of the Sitar under the tutelage of Pt. Nayan Ghosh since 1995.
Studies in the advanced class at the prestigious Beverly Hills Playhouse with Milton Katselas,Gary Imhoff, and Richard Lawson
Brother of writer/director Anurag Mehta
Created the role of "Salim" in the original Broadway production of "Bombay Dreams" where he met his musician/actress wife Anisha Nagarajan who was the Lead of the show and created the role of "Priya". [April 2004]

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