Gagan Arora – The Emerging Actor in 2021

  • Acting was never on Gagan's mind.
  • He was fascinated with the process of filmmaking.
  • Gagan Arora started his career as an assistant director with the film Stree.

Today we will be going to tell you about Gagan Arora who played the most famous character in the web series named “College romance”, “Bagga”. In this article, we will tell you about his journey and how he became an actor and got the chance to play the iconic and famous character ‘Bagga’.

Gagan Arora is an Indian Actor and Influencer. He is very popular among the youth of India because of his role “Bagga” in the web series College Romance and this character gave him a lot of popularity and fame.

College Romance Poster (Source – SonyLIV)

He has appeared in many other web series and serials like Basement Company, Girls Hostel, 4 Thieves, etc. He has worked in many series of “The Timeliner” and “FilterCopy”.

Gagan Arora was born on 16 September 1993 in New Delhi, he was born to a Punjabi family in Delhi. He did his graduation from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi. During his college days, he decided to pursue a career in the film industry. After deciding he moved to Mumbai. Where he did a course in film making at the Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai.

Acting was never on Gagan’s mind. He was fascinated with the process of filmmaking. Acting was never Gagan’s priority. During his graduation, he got associated with a college dramatics group where they used to do street and stage plays and he was also involved in filmmaking. By the end of the third year, he knew that he wanted to take up film making.”

Gagan Arora started his career as an assistant director with the film Stree. After this film, a friend of his asked him to audition for the role of “Bagga” in College Romance. After this audition, he was designated to play Bagga within the series. His character became quite an in style among the youth. After that, he was seen in many short flims and web series of The Timeliner and FilterCopy.

“College romance” became the turning point of his career where he played the character of a Punjabi teenager “Bagga” which became an instant hit. It was an iconic character and even today people are obsessed with that character. And after the series went on air he received lots of popularity and thousands of followers on his social media accounts.

Gagan Arora in an Event 2020. (Source – Instagram)

He made his Bollywood debut with the film Ujda Chaman in 2019. Where he played the character of Goldy Kohli. This Bollywood break was completely unexpected for him. “When he was working as an assistant director in the film ” Stree”, he had a conversation with casting director-actor Abhishek Banerjee, and at that time the director looked at him and asked him that he wanted to become an actor he was all clueless. At that time he didn’t say anything but after two months Gagan got a call from Abhishek Banerjee’s office for an audition. where Gagan gave three rounds of auditions and got selected for ‘Ujda Chaman’.

In an interview with Uzi World Digital and Big Projects, Gagan Arora said – “Everyone faces problem every day, and everyone has tension with them 24/7, but every time quitting is not the option, one must every time try their best to get the stuff done.”

So, this is the journey of Gagan Arora and how he got the role of Bagga and his entry into Bollywood. He has seen many ups and downs but once he decided to move on that he never looked back. And now he is a Successful personality and soon will achieve more success.

This article is researched and edited by Mansi Pawar, CEO of Classicpreneur News and Media.

Ujwal Sharma

Ujwal Sharma is an Indian Entrepreneur and Digital Marketer. He was the Winner of Indian Achievers' Award for Young Entrepreneur 2020-21. He is the Founder of Uzi World Digital. Ujwal is a freelance journalist and editor at Communal News.

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