Sacha Dhawan is an English stage, screen, and voice actor who is well-known for portraying the role of Akthar in the British comedy-drama movie, ‘The History Boys’. Another one of his most notable roles came in the year 1997 when he played the main role of Ali Pantajali for 20 episodes of the British children’s television show, ‘Out of Sight’ and since the year 2008 till the current date where he portrays the role of Eddie for 38 episodes of the children’s computer-animated television series, ‘Chuggington’.

Likewise, he also portrayed the role of Karim in the television movie of the year 2006, ‘Bradford Roots’ for which he was awarded a Royal Television Society, UK award in his career. Besides his acting and entertainment career, he has also contributed his talent to the world of gaming. He has lent his voice to the portrayal of numerous characters in video games like ‘Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes’ and ‘Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series.

Quick Info
Full NameSacha Dhawan
Date of BirthMay 1, 1984
Birth PlaceBramhall, Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
NationalityBritish
OccupationVoice Acting, Film Actor
Age36 years old
Height5 feet and 7 inches (1.70m)
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Anjli Mohindra
ZodiacTaurus
Net worth$1 million to $5 million
Weight75kgs (165lbs)

Early Life and Bio

Sacha Dhawan was born on 1 May 1984 in Bramhall, Stockport, Greater Manchester, England to parents whose identity has not yet been made public by the actor. However, it is known that he was born to Hindu parents from India. He was raised alongside his two elder sisters in England by his parents. Besides this, he is currently 36 years old with the zodiac sign of Taurus.

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Nationality and Physical Stats

Sacha Dhawan holds a British nationality and belongs to Indian and English ethnicity. He is supposed to practice the Hindu religion as he was born to Hindu parents but he studied in a Roman Catholic school while growing up so it cannot be said for sure whether he transitioned from Hinduism to Christianity or he still practices Hinduism as his religion. Besides this, he stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.70m/170cms) tall and weighs around 75kgs (165lbs). In addition to this, he has an athletic body physique with a pair of brown-colored eyes and black-colored hair.

Education

Sacha Dhawan studied and completed his college at the Aquinas College located in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.

Movies

Sacha Dhawan gave his debut performance in the entertainment industry in the year 2006 when he played the role of Akthar in the British comedy-drama movie, ‘The History Boys’. Following this role, he went on to appear with the role of Rajesh in the 2008 short movie, ‘Forgive’, the role of Sam in the 2010 movie, ‘Splintered’ and the role of Him in the movie, ‘Girl Shaped Love Drug’ and the role of Neville Landless in the British television movie, ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ both in the year 2012.

Likewise, he portrayed the role of Hesper Pilot in the American post-apocalyptic action movie, ‘After Earth’ and the role of a doctor at the Gloucester Crescent in the 2015 British comedy-drama movie, ‘The Lady in the Van’. His most recent work came in the year 2018 when he played the role of Doctor Valentine in the movie, ‘National Theater Live: Allelujah!’.

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TV shows

Sacha Dhawan gave his debut performance on television with the role of Ali Pantajali for 20 episodes of the 1997 British children’s television program, ‘Out of Sight’. Likewise, he has appeared with the main roles in series like the 1999 British television series, ‘The Last Train’ where he appeared as Leo Nixon, the 2001 children’s television series, ‘Weirdsister College’ where he appeared as Azmat Madari, the 2010 American sitcom television series, ‘Outsourced’ where he appeared as Manmeet and the 2014 British drama television series, ‘In the Club’ where he appeared as Dev Sidhwa. Moreover, he has also appeared for an episode each in series like ‘Paradox’ (2009), ‘In the Flesh’ (2014), ’No Offence’ (2015), and ‘Sherlock’ (2017).

Likewise, he has also had recurring roles in series like ‘Chuggington’ (2008-Present), ‘The Deep’ (2010), ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ (2012), ‘Line of Duty (2014), and ‘Not Safe for Work’ (2015). His most recent work came in the year 2020 when he played the role of the Master in the British science fiction television program, ‘Doctor Who’ for 4 episodes.

The movie was directed by Graeme Harper, Rachel Talalay, and starred Mandip Gill, Karen Gillan, Jodie Whittaker, Matt Smith, and many more. He also played the role of Doctor Sharma for an episode of the drama horror television series, ‘Dracula’. Moreover, he has also played the role of Stew for an episode of the British animated science fiction television program, ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ and the main role of Orlov for 10 episodes of the comedy-drama television series, ‘The Great’.

Awards and Achievements

Sacha Dhawan was nominated by the Guam International Film Festival for his work in ‘Girl Shaped Like Drug’ in the year 2013 and by the Screen Actors Guild Awards for his work in ‘The Great’ alongside the cast members of the show. Moreover, he is a recipient of the Royal Television Society, UK’s Breakthrough Award for his work in ‘Bradford Riots’ of the year 2007.

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Personal Life: Relationships

Sacha Dhawan is currently in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend whose name is Anjli Mohindra. She is British by nationality and a professional actress by profession and is well-known for her portrayal of the role of Rani Chandra in ‘The Sarah Jane Adventures. However, the couple has not been married yet nor do they have any children.

What is Sacha Dhawan’s Net Worth? 

Sacha Dhawan earns primarily through his acting career and as of the year 2020, he has an estimated net worth from anywhere around $1 million to $5 million.

Social Media Presence

Sacha Dhawan is active on social media platforms. His official Instagram account (@sacha_dhawan) has over 53 thousand followers and his official Twitter account (@sacha_dhawan) has over 33 thousand followers.

 

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