A Psychology student, Anas Rashid has made his mark in the television industry as a successful actor. The television and film industry demands many sacrifices. Sacrifice of time spent with family and friends. In case of Anas Rashid he has sacrificed his family values and has broken the orthodox principles of his family.
Born in the year 1980 on 31st August, Anas hails from Punjab, Maler Kotla. Anas is the eldest of the four siblings. Two brothers and two sisters. Since his childhood, he had interests in music and acting. Though he did not get much exposure in his hometown, Anas always had big aspirations and dreams, and he did all possible things to achieve them in reality.
Anas Rashid, who is going to get married soon, is now one of the top television actors of Indian television industry. He has many successful soaps and serials under his achievement. He has managed to create a ripple through the industry with his power packed acting in many serials.
Anas is a handsome man hence getting a break in glamour industry wasn’t so difficult for him. He has done many modeling assignments and advertisements back in his hometown Punjab and as well as in Mumbai. Anas also took part in a male beauty pageant and won the title of Mr. Punjab in the year 2004. This indeed was a great breakthrough for his career where people started to recognize him by his achievement and not just by name. Winning the title of Mr. Punjab was a pleasant start to his career. After which he got his first break in the Indian television industry.
Getting a chance of acting in a full fledged movie is every strugglers dream, so was it Anas’s. He tried his hands in movies too but could not get anything satisfying hence he moved his career focus into television and managed to bag meaty roles. His debut role in his television career was that of Kartik Ahluwalia in a successfully run soap opera Kahinn Toh Hoga in Star Plus. Though this role was not of lead and Anas played the part of Hero’s brother. But even with this small role Anas shocked everyone with his acting skills and made his presence felt in the industry. This break was proved quite worthy for him as the serial was produced by Ekta Kapoor, a giant of television industry. Working for such big banner proved very beneficial for his career and he did many small roles in serials like Aahat, Phir koi hai, CID, Mano Ya Na Mano, Kesar and Kya Hoga Nimmu Ka. Though these roles were quite tiny for an actor to prove his acting skills but still he did so and made a fan following among the television industry.
Anas is a trained singer and has a very pleasant and lovable personality just like the meaning of his name which is “love”. Currently he is playing the role of Sooraj Rathi, in the Star Plus soap Diya Aur Baati Hum. Sooraj is an obedient son, husband and brother who is a sensible and responsible man in his early thirties. He is a man who has always sacrificed his life for his younger siblings and gets married to a girl aspiring to be an IPS, sandhya. The serial depicts his journey along with his wife through the obstacles created by shallow society and his mother’s narrow-mindedness.