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Career as an Actor

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About Career as an Actor

Actors entertain and communicate with people through enacting a character in a story. Their job is perhaps the most seen and appreciated in a film, play, television serial or an advertisement. However, only a few actors attain stardom and the rest are cast in supporting roles. Acting is a ruthlessly competitive profession and only those with talent and mettle, and perhaps a bit of luck are able to make it to the top or manage to create a niche for themselves. The rest struggle for a toehold in the profession and pick up roles wherever they can.

Career Prospects of Career as an Actor

Actors with standing and experience are always in great demand in which ever filed they are viz. motion pictures, theatre or television serials and advertising. Some may also take up direction and teaching after a career in acting.

Skills & Education Required for Career as an Actor

Actors need natural talent and creative ability that will enable them to portray different characters. Physical appearance and screen/stage presence is also equally important and may often be a deciding factor in being selected for particular role. Nevertheless formal training in acting, singing and dancing is useful in honing natural talent and sharpening skills.

Comments/ Reviews on Career as an Actor

  • i want to b an actress..please tell me d process. Posted By : mona, on 18-06-2012 21:27:07 Report Abuse

  • how to become an actor? Posted By : samarth kulkarni, on 06-06-2012 12:19:54 Report Abuse

  • plz take me soon as i want to make it my career in future plz let me know soon as possibale . Posted By : hamdaziz, on 13-02-2012 10:31:23 Report Abuse

  • I had complete my B.E 2011 and i want act in Tv show in star plus .......and all with Ekta Kapoor show ............ SO plz tel me any to apply 4r this...... Posted By : R.S.Karthik, on 27-01-2012 06:25:31 Report Abuse

  • sir i m very interested in becoming a tv actor,but my height is 5-1,is it enough for girls to become a tv lead actress? Posted By : reena, on 27-11-2011 18:02:41 Report Abuse

  • sir i m very interested in becoming a tv actor,but my height is 5-1,is it enough for girls to become a tv lead actress? Posted By : reena, on 27-11-2011 18:02:23 Report Abuse

  • HOW MUCH TIME IT TAKES? POSSIBILITY TO BECOME AN ACTOR?? Posted By : AMAN MITTAL, on 04-11-2011 00:59:22 Report Abuse

  • Is career as an actor risky in any sphere?????? Posted By : vishal dhiman, on 23-10-2011 11:31:56 Report Abuse

  • I WOULD DEFINITLY ENTIRE IN BOLLYWOOD ITS MY WISH (WITH THE GRACE OF GOD I CAN DO IT ) AS ROCK STAR Posted By : EMMANUEL , on 26-08-2011 16:57:33 Report Abuse

  • HAI GUYS I LIKE TO BE AN ACTOR Posted By : emmanuel , on 26-08-2011 16:51:46 Report Abuse

  • i have a personallity like a actress dat's why i wana b a actress my height is 5.8 inch plz consider this comment thank you Posted By : sakshi singh, on 11-08-2011 10:53:55 Report Abuse

  • i wan to play -ve or villain roles so to reach my carrier or in bollywood mega movies.. describe me clearly.. Posted By : pintu nara, on 04-08-2011 14:47:00 Report Abuse

  • i wan to play -ve or villain roles so to reach my carrier or in bollywood mega movies.. describe me clearly.. Posted By : pintu nara, on 04-08-2011 14:42:53 Report Abuse

  • I WANT TO BECOME AN ACTOR CAN U TELL ME HOW IS IT POSSIBLE? Posted By : mayur rohra, on 27-07-2011 21:18:19 Report Abuse

  • I WANT TO BECOME AN ACTOR CAN U TELL ME HOW IS IT POSSIBLE? Posted By : mayur rohra, on 27-07-2011 21:17:14 Report Abuse

  • i want my son to pursue in acting pls give some saggestion who it possible this is my dream Posted By : anju, on 18-07-2011 18:18:23 Report Abuse

  • i will start my acting carrier can u tell me how to do this... Posted By : vinay panchal, on 15-06-2011 20:25:54 Report Abuse

  • I am joining acting course Posted By : Bunty, on 27-04-2011 12:29:50 Report Abuse

  • I am joining acting course Posted By : Bunty, on 27-04-2011 12:29:40 Report Abuse

  • dear sir i wnt to know abt career opportunities in acting field. i am interrested in acting so if you provide me information about acting and how to start as an actor so plz. inform me. Posted By : vikrant, on 16-03-2011 13:10:37 Report Abuse

  • course for tv serial and anchoring by distance learning or coresspondance in bareilly and lucknow. Posted By : ankur gupta, on 02-02-2011 19:23:52 Report Abuse

  • sir, I am deeply interested in acting profession. I feel dat i'm sufficiently blessed with acting and dancing talents and i also possess a fair personality.Can u please give me the proper guidance so that can i emerge as a successful personality in this career? Can acting courses be done on weekends?? Pls let me know about the different courses and universities available in kerala as well as bangalore on 'SCREEN ACTING'? looking forward for ur reply Posted By : Aswin OV, on 21-01-2011 00:31:27 Report Abuse

  • i hav looks and talent....i just need a chance to prove myself, if any then pls let me know Posted By : Rishiraj, on 04-06-2010 16:08:13 Report Abuse

  • i need the right track... give me knowledge of any acting related course or any auditions related links in Chennai. which can be done part time or week ends. Posted By : PEER BASHA, on 03-05-2010 03:08:57 Report Abuse

  • i have 100% sure to be selected as an actor....give a brief discription to reach to my goal.....also about audition.... Posted By : shalav , on 01-05-2010 08:09:40 Report Abuse

  • i want to pursue in acting. i know that i have an ability to make my career in this field.provide me with the details of some good acting courses and any audition. Posted By : shubhangi pathak, on 29-03-2010 09:47:23 Report Abuse

  • i need the right track... give me knowledge of any acting related course or any auditions related links in Punjab. which can be done part time or week ends. Posted By : navneet singh, on 17-03-2010 06:17:47 Report Abuse

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