I got picked up from Facebook: Actor

Dec 02, 2011, 17:06 IST | Agencies

Social networking sites are not just about exchanging views, it is also providing opportunities for youngsters and Agra boy Prateek Pandey is one of them - he got his first acting break in "Pathik" through Facebook.

Social networking sites are not just about exchanging views, it is also providing opportunities for youngsters and Agra boy Prateek Pandey is one of them - he got his first acting break in "Pathik" through Facebook.

"It was through the Facebook platform that I got noticed and eventually clinched this role. One hopes that 'Pathik' would be a trendsetting film," Prathik, who was in Gwalior for the three-day inaugural shoot, told IANS.

"Pathik" is a sci-fi film being directed by Harsh Vardhan Vyas and combines elements of mythology and technological gadgetry.

Prateek said the director is putting a lot of emphasis on special effects and graphics and this could possibly put the film a notch higher than others in same genre.

Prateek plays an archaeology student who, during his research, comes across a century-old locket which has a strange connection with his past life.

"If the film clicks, as it should because of its fascinating and innovative approach, I am sure to go places," said Prateek, who is also into theatre and modelling.

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