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Nickname

Urvashi Chand

Email Address

urvashi@chandcasting.com

Company Name

Chand Casting

Job Title

Casting Director

Office Phone Number

0208 208 3861

Mobile Number

07980 213050

Address

69 Teignmouth Road, London, NW2 4EA

Website

http://www.chandcasting.com

Twitter

@curvashi

Skype

curvashi

Facebook

http://www.facebook.com/urvashi.chand

Agent

MICHAEL HALLETT Emptage Hallett Ltd Mappin House 4 Winsley Street London W1W 8HF 020 7436 0425

IMDB

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1052289

Biography

Urvashi Chand is a casting director who has cast a wide-range of features with actors that include: Robert Pattinson, Tom Hiddleston, Emma Roberts and Sean Bean.Her credits include TOMORROW directed by Martha Pinson and exec. produced by Martin Scorsese and Emma Tillinger Koskoff with Stephen Fry, Paul Kaye, Joss Stone and Stephanie Leonidas, LEGACY produced by Noel Clarke and Jason Maza and SCOTTISH MUSSEL directed by Talulah Riley with Harry Enfield, Rufus Hound, Martin Compston and Joe Thomas. Urvashi did the UK casting for MISTER PIP based on the Man Booker nominated book by Lloyd Jones for the creator and director of Shrek and The Chronicles of Narnia, Andrew Adamson. Further credits include EVERYWHERE AND NOWHERE by Kidulthood director Menhaj Huda where she cast then unknown James Floyd in the lead. Urvashi also cast 4321 for Universal Pictures directed by BAFTA winner Noel Clarke. Urvashi Chand read Philosophy at London University and then studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama and Mountview Theatre School. She went on to direct fringe theatre in London before working with Danielle Roffe in casting on a number of films including Steven Herek’s Rockstar, Mike and Jack Binder’s The Search for John Gissing, Nick Love’s Goodbye Charlie Bright and Lagaan, the first Indian film to be nominated for an Oscar. She has also cast for The Bill. Her episodes, in were nominated for a BAFTA and won a Royal Television Society award, and were nominated for a Rose D’or in Switzerland. Urvashi's commercial credits include Lego, Confused.com, Les Fuerts, Go Compare, Allianz with Lewis Hamilton, Sainsbury’s Active Kids with David Beckham, Quaker Oats, Pronamel, Very.co.uk, Tesco Blinkbox, IG Markets, ATU Germany and Warner Leisure Homes and she has worked with a number of commercial production companies that include: MJZ, RSA films, Pretzel Films and Outlaw Films

Notable Projects

Feature Film SCOTTISH MUSSEL Unstoppable Entertainment, Noel Clarke, Jason Maza, (dir) Talulah Riley Feature Film TOMORROW Burn Hand Productions, Martin Scorsese, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Neil Jones, Dean Mitchell, (dir) Martha Pinson Feature Film LEGACY Universal Pictures / Unstoppable Entertainment, Noel Clarke, Jason Maza, (dir) Davie Fairbanks Feature Film EVERWHERE AND NOWHERE Stealth Films, Stella Nwimo, (dir) Menhaj Huda Feature Film 4321 Universal Pictures / Unstoppable Entertainment, Damon Bryant, (dir) Noel Clarke

Specialisations

TV, Film, Commercial

Office Location

London

Geographical Experience

UK, Northern Europe, Asia

Membership Type

Full Member