Cast Of Spin: Abhay Deol starrer Spin is all set to premiere on OTT on August 15 for the Indian audience.
Directed by Manjari Makijany, Spin is the story of a 15-year-old Indian American teenager Rhea Kumar played by Avantika Vandanapu. The protagonist rediscovers her love for music, mainly her passion for creating DJ mixes blending the rich textures of the Indian culture and the rest of the world. Spin is also the first Disney Channel Original Film to be shot during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here’s everything you need to know about the cast of the upcoming Disney movie.
The Star Cast Of Spin
Avantika Vandanapu essays the character of Rhea Kumar, the female protagonist of the film, on screen. Rhea is 15-year-old American teenager of Indian origin who discovers her calling for spins, creating DJ mixes and tries to carve her own path in this profession. The film follows her musical journey and the changing dynamics of her relations with her family, specially her father after unearthing this unconventional passion.
Vandanapu is an Indian-American actor, dancer, singer, and model. She has worked in several regional Indian movies, predominantly in Telugu language like Premam, Balakrishnudu, Oxygen, and Agnyaathavaasi, and commercials.
In 2014, Vandanapu also won the second place in Dance India Dance Lil Masters North America. She is best known for her work in Diary of a Future President, an American dramedy television series created by Ilana Peña which streamed on Disney+ in 2020.
Abhay Deol plays the role of Rhea’s father Arvind Kumar. While sharing the trailer of Spin last month, he penned a note about how the Disney film is a ‘departure’ from the edgy, alternative narratives that he is known for. Calling it a gem of a movie, Deol added that Spin “will leave you smiling and feeling good.”
Abhay Singh Deol is an Indian actor and producer who rose to fame for his roles in Bollywood films like Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, Dev.D, Raanjhanaa, and Happy Bhaag Jayegi among many others.
Meera Syal, the British-Indian actor, comedian, writer, singer, journalist and producer who rose to prominence for portraying Sanjeev’s grandmother, Ummi, in The Kumars at No. 42, will be playing the role of Rhea’s grandmother Asha.
Aryan Simhadri, an actor and writer famous for his work in the 2020 film The Main Event, will be seen in the role of Rohan, Rhea’s younger brother.
Michael Bishop plays the role of Max, as aspiring DJ who helps Rhea realise that she has been gifted with a special talent.
Agamdeep Darshi is an English-Canadian actor best known for her roles in Dead Zone, Tru Calling, The L-Word, and as Laura in the horror film Final Destination 3. She portrays the role of Mira Kumar in the movie.
The film also features a bunch of American artistes such as Anna Cathcart, Kerri Medders and Jahbril Cook who will be essaying the roles of rhea’s friends Molly, Ginger and Watson respectively.