Washington, DC, June 19, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) In a recent interview with Gurjeet Singh
of WBRi, the award winning actor Shaheed K Woods, who plays the role of
Mike in the globe-trotting, awards sweeper feature film “LIFE! CAMERA,
ACTION…”, produced and directed by Rohit Gupta, we learn of his passion
for film, his experience on set and his take on the craft of acting.
He is one of the most memorable characters from the film and is
talked about often among it’s audience. Shaheed won the Best Supporting
actor award (his first) at the 28th Goldie Film Awards 2012 held in the
US, where the film walked away with top 9 most popular and special board
of directors award.
A simple and quick yes to be part on this film will change his
destiny and put him on the global map, is far from what he ever imagined
while working on this film. Sounds like a fairy tale, but real in every
Shahid Woods, Dipti Mehta and Jyoti Singh at a press conference in Jersey City, NJ
Shaheed K Woods was born in Jersey city New Jersey. He grew up loving
films and this passion has been evident in his performance on screen.
At the young age of 7 years old, Shaheed decided to take on the vocation
of acting. One film had a very large impact on this choice, “The Last
Dragon”. This film had an enormous impact on his style of acting as
well, “ Telling a story that was truthful to me was something I really
wanted to do, so I decided to do it through the medium of acting”
Shaheed proudly exclaims. Becoming a stand-up comic was he decided as an
adult, yet the ability to bring laughter to the people around him is
also something that started in childhood. When asked why he chose
stand-up, Shaheed told us “I really enjoy making people laugh… So I
figured why not use this gift to further me in my career”. Shaheed has
performed on the New York comedy circuit and has not lost his ability to
make people laugh.
WBRi exclusive on-demand audio interview broadcast.