Darasing Khurana won international glory when he represented India at the Mr International pageant after bagging the title of Mister India. Since then, he has been working as a model and also as a philanthropist, being a top name in the modelling and pageantry world in not just India but globally. And guess what? He is all set to make his Bollywood debut and that too in a grand way.
Darasing will be making his Hindi debut with Bollywood legends Anupam Kher and Satish Kaushik in ‘Kaagaz 2’. A source close to the development tells Outlook, “Darasing has a very strong screen presence and the makers of Kaagaz 2 felt he fit the role perfectly that they had for him in mind. He plays an IMA cadet and he has been impressing the whole team with his potential.”
Well, we cannot wait to see how his Bollywood debut pans out!
Meanwhile, the model-turned-actor has been shooting in Dehradun with the team of ‘Kaagaz 2’, which tells the story of the right to life and personal liberty of a common man which is snatched in protests and rallies by blocking their movement. The film also features Darshan Kumaar alongside Anupam Kher, Neena Gupta and Satish Kaushik.
Khurana is also an active philanthropist and is the Brand Ambassador of ‘DATRI’ which is India’s largest Blood Stem Cell donors registry and work towards saving lives of people suffering from Blood Cancer, Thalassemia and Leukaemia. His another foundation Pause.Breathe.Talk works in the space of mental health, making therapy affordable for all ( providing expensive therapy at highly subsidised rate of INR 250 per session ).
Amongst his many accolades and awards Darasing has received Dada Saheb Phalke award 2020, titled ‘Global Peace Ambassador’ by an American University, and was recently honoured with Lions Gold Award as ‘Philanthropist of the year 2022’.