Casting Director turned Indian Film Director Dinesh Sudarshan Soi has brought global recognition to Indian Casting fraternity by setting three records for maximum castings speaking loud in India’s kitty. Actively working as a Casting Director from years 2002-2018 and later on working passively after turning Film Director in 2019, it’s been three years that all these records in Casting – India Book, Asia Book as well as World Book records are still on his name only. Dinesh who was born at district Kalanaur town of Gurdaspur district of Punjab, raised in S.A.S Nagar Mohali and now working in Mumbai is happy being a proud Indian.
Extremely busy in working as a Film Director whereas casting is now being handled by his founded firm DS Creations™️, Dinesh Sudarshan Soi is still considered to be the busiest casting director in the world. Owner of a renowned Casting firm DS Creations™️ founded by him in 2002, The Film Director is a big supporter of the Indian Casting Fraternity. He wants Casting Directors to work globally so that Indian actors should work globally to have a better international exposure.
On the work front, this 36 years old Film Director has completed 22 years in the entertainment industry. Recently he launched his Production House ‘DS Creations™️ Entertainment’ and started his Music Label ‘DS Creations™️ Music’. On being asked, how it feel on being called ‘The busiest Casting Director in the world’ he said “This is indeed an honour. Recognition like this inspires me to work harder and makes me feel like a proud Indian.”
Raised in S.A.S Nagar Mohali, Dinesh Sudarshan Soi worked as a mentor and taught commerce students. He moved to Mumbai for creating his career in the entertainment industry in 2008 and marked the beginning of his career by acting in super hit television show, ‘Mann ki Awaaz Pratigya’ that became the highest TRP daily soap. After this project, he truly used his skillful mind in setting his career in Bollywood as a Casting Director. He casted multiple projects under his Casting firm DS Creations™️ which is now handled by his wife Sonia Malhotra Soi and Gaurav Sharma. The period of 2017-2018 is considered as the golden time of his career. He received enormous achievements and awards for his excellent work in the entertainment industry. Dinesh set a record with the India Book of Records for maximum castings by successfully completing 4,500 projects. Later on, Asia Book of Records named him as the ‘Finest Casting Director’ as he completed his 5000 projects. Bravo’s International Book of World Records acknowledged him as the ‘Best Casting Director’ on completion of his 6000 casting projects. Finally, he was also felicitated with Dadasaheb Phalke Icon Award Films 2019 in Best Casting Director category for giving launchpad to so many newcomers and social media personalities.
Even after achieving this much success, Dinesh Sudarshan Soi is very humble and believes in consistent hard work. He now received Dadasaheb Phalke Icon Award Films second time in Best Debutant Director category. What a drastic transformation it is from a Casting Director to Film Director. His recently released music video ‘Lalla Lalla Lori’ starring Content Creator Shrutika Gaokkar got a tremendous response. His upcoming music videos are Ishq Lagan, Aldo, Yeh Galiyan Yeh Chaubara, Hifaazat, Tumne Na Jana, Tere Bin Rehna Nahi Aaunda, Ban Sajna, Ruthna Manana, Gustaakhiyaan, Adhoori, Humko Aaya Hi Nahi, Hum Dil Manate Rahe, Kya Thi Dosti, Aayi Ho Jabse Tum, L for Lit, Aaye Haye, Raat Ajj Di.
Here it’s worth mentioning that Raat Ajj Di also features Dinesh’s own cute little daughter Maesha Soi and people are just waiting for it. Currently, he also came up with his own Record Label – DS Creations™️ Music in collaboration with renowned Producer Shahroz Ali Khan who is also the co-owner. When we asked Dinesh about all these great things happening in his life, he just answered – “My daughter Maesha Soi is my luck. Only best things are happening to me since she has entered into my life”. And hereby by we wish all the very best to him for all his future endeavours.