Actor and musician Aalok Mehta was born in Edison, NJ and raised in Cherry Hill, NJ for the majority of his childhood. He is fluent in conversational Gujarati. In high school he was a first team all-state tennis player. He went on to play tennis in college. Aalok began his career as a musician performing in bands as a lead singer/songwriter. He also studied Indian Classical Music on Sitar with Pandit Nayan Ghosh at the renowned Sangit Mahabharati in Mumbai, India. His debut film, which he scored and starred in as the lead, American Chai, was the recipient of the Slamdance and GenArt Film Festival Audience Awards. He then created the role of Salim in the Original Broadway Cast of Lord Andrew Lloyd Weber and AR Rahman's Bombay Dreams. He met his wife Anisha Nagarajan while working on Bombay Dreams. He's been blessed to work for two decades as an interdisciplinary artist in different mediums from Film, TV, Theatre, and voice-over, to composition, sound design, and producing. He is a regular on The Chosen playing the role of Barnaby. He can also be seen in the feature film Dr. Brinks & Dr. Brinks on Amazon Prime and in the upcoming feature written and directed by Rebecca Miller, "She Came To Me" which premiered at Berlinale starring Peter Dinklage, Marisa Tomei, and Anne Hathaway.
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