And we’re back! Social Nation Campus was at NIT Karnataka‘s buzzing college fest “Incident” on March 3. From Comic Clash to Auto Expo to Slam Dunk to Manga Workshop and more, there was something for everyone at ‘Incident‘. One of the coolest parts about the Fest was their “Inci Talks” panel segment.

Here, brilliant minds from diverse domains unfolded their journeys, shared insights, and sparked thought-provoking discussions. It truly was an evening filled with enlightenment and motivation! Social Nation Campus in collaboration with Clout brought a mix of inspiring talents to the ‘Inci Talks‘ panel discussion.

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The Panel

Natasha Bharadwaj

Having started her career as a model, Natasha Bharadwaj is now a renowned actress who became famous for her role as Diya Parekh in Mumbai Diaries, and Pawan and Pooja. She landed the leading role in Jio Cinema’s Ishq Next Door which was recently released. Her career has only been growing, making her one of the upcoming stars in the industry.

Shray Rai Tiwari

Model-turned-actor Shray Rai Tiwari started out in showbiz through endorsements, appearing in ads early on in his career. Subsequently, Shray made his feature film debut in the Bollywood romantic drama Shab (2017) and romantic drama Kuchh Bheege Alfaaz (2018). He has now moved into content creation and makes funny, relatable reels. Through his content, he talks about relationships, fitness, dating and movie trends with a comedic twist. Shray is also a TEDx Speaker, a Director and an Author.

Akashdeep Arora

A dynamic actor, Akashdeep Arora is a rising luminary who’s etched his mark in Bollywood blockbusters like ‘Kamyaab,’ ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike,’ and ‘Titli.’ Transitioning seamlessly into the digital realm, he’s a force on Prime Video’s ‘Mirzapur,’ ‘Inside Edge,’ and Eros Now’s ‘Tumse Na Ho Payega.’ With a regular presence in Filter Copy and Dice Media videos which are loved by many, he’s redefining storytelling in the world of web series.

This ‘Day 03 – Inci Talks’ panel by Social Nation Campus stood out among the many activities that were scheduled for the three-day extravaganza at “Incident.” Here’s a glimpse of what the students at NIT Karnataka experienced this Sunday.

Tell us about your first audition. What role was it for? Were you nervous? Did you crack the audition?

Akashdeep: The first audition that I cracked was on 29th May 2014, which was my birthday. I was literally so happy that I got a birthday present. I was so happy that I shared the news with all my friends and family, but I didn’t get a call back after getting selected. After a month, I gave a new audition and then I was able to choose. This time I didn’t tell my friends and my family. I shot it and I was waiting for the ad to get released. It was out and I was thinking, this one I tried on my birthday. 

Natasha: I think the first audition I gave was for an ad. No, I didn’t crack it. I didn’t get a callback for that. But then I think I gave a lot of other auditions and then the first gig I cracked was India’s Next Superstars.

Shray: Unlike these guys, I did not initially get it. I think I probably did like 50 odd auditions to get my first project. I was very nervous initially when I was giving my auditions. That’s when I switched to modelling because I think that was the easiest thing to move to. The first thing I got was a project for MPD which was shot in Israel. It was the first project I got from the Commission which was back in… 

The masters of multiple skills and an inspiration to many, Natasha, Akashdeep and Shray graced NIT Karnataka’s stage. They met and interacted with all the college students and created an even bigger space in their hearts. The kids couldn’t get enough of their thoughts, advice, and suggestions. Social Nation Campus will be back very soon, stay tuned!