Perception is an American crime drama television series created by Kenneth Biller and Mike Sussman. It is based on Dr Daniel Pierce, a schizophrenic neuropsychiatrist who assists the FBI on some of their most complex cases.
Sachin Joab plays the role of the remorseless business man Ravi Singh; an expert in high price fine art who has no interest in the art itself. Mr Singh’s passion lies entirely on the financial worth of each art piece, or as he refers to them, his ‘assets’.
Perception screens weekly on TNT.
Sachin Joab plays the role of Jessie Franco who initially received notoriety as a Moonee Valley footballer with a quick temper and a solid right hook who broke the jaw of an opposing player. Later in life he gained lawless infamy as an associate of Melbourne crime figures Lewis Moran and later Tony Mokbel. Jessie rose in ranks within the criminal world but it was short lived after playing a major role in a drug shipment organized by Mokbel. Jessie was convicted for possessing three tonnes of cannabis which was Victoria’s largest hashish seizure valued at $140 million. Jessie was jailed for nine years with a non-parole period of six years.
Fat Tony & Co is written and produced by Peter Gawler, Jo Rooney, Andy Ryan and directed by Peter Andrikidis, Andrew Prowse and Karl Zwicky. It airs on the Nine Network in 2014.
The Legend Maker is a feature film set in Melbourne's underground world of criminal passport forgery.
The story centres around two separate forgery syndicates both in association but both ultimately against each other vying for clientele. Betrayal in the illegal underbelly of Melbourne crime can be the difference between life and death.
Sachin Joab plays the role of Ranjit; a meticulous passport forger who learned his illegal trade as a child being raised in the dark world of the Mumbai Mafia. Understanding the opportunistic market value in Australia, a Godfather sends young Ranjit to make the journey and learn the trade in Melbourne under the tutelage of a connected Australian criminal figure. As a result of his ethnicity, young Ranjit is adopted into the Melbourne criminal world as he can get to places where caucasian Australians cannot. As time goes by he makes the right connections to apply his highly sort after craft. Ranjit grows to become skilled in inks and digital technology. He is also affiliated with the international criminals that originally sent him to Australia and so he possesses a power to never be crossed.
The Legend Maker is written and directed by veteran film maker Ian Pringle whose many credits include co-producing the cult Australian classic Romper Stomper. The film is edited by AFI award winner Ken Sallows of Chopper, Gettin' Square and Malcolm fame.
The Legend Maker is set for release in 2014.
Sachin won the 2012 Achievement in the Arts; awarded to him by the prestigious IEC Indian Executive Club in Melbourne, Australia.
Better Man is a 4-part mini series based on true events in the life of Van Nguyen; a 25 year old Vietnamese-Australian who was put to death in Singapore in 2005 while attempting to traffic heroin from Cambodia to Australia using Singapore as a transit point. He remains the last Australian to have faced the death penalty and been executed.
Sachin Joab plays the role of Inspector Ramesh; an experienced detective and skilful interrogator within Singapore’s Central Narcotics Bureau. Throughout Singapore and surrounding countries, Inspector Ramesh has hunted Triads (mafia within Asia) who use young men and women as drug mules. He has seen the pattern of drug traffickers who frequent his country with dreams of quick cash but ultimately end up awaiting the death penalty in a country that has zero tolerance on drugs. To Inspector Ramesh, Van Nguyen is another example of this pattern.
Better Man has an all-star cast including Bryan Brown, Claudia Karvan and David Wenham. It is written by Stephen Corvini, directed by Khoa Do and produced by Fremantle Media.
Better Man will screen on SBS in 2013.
Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. The show revolves around the domestic and professional lives of the people who live and work in the fictional suburb of Erinsborough in Melbourne, Australia.
Sachin Joab plays the role of Ajay Kapoor. A family man, a board member in the local council and an ambitious lawyer who was educated in Erinsborough. Ajay launched a successful career in finance yet always felt a calling to public service. Ultimately deciding that a seat on the Erinsborough council was the right place to begin a career in the community which he always felt connected to.
Neighbours screens daily on Channel Eleven at 6.30pm Monday to Friday (AEST).
Conspiracy 365 is a fast paced and intriguing Australian drama series. The story follows the adventures of Callum Ormond; a 15 year old boy who is hurled into a life on the run with a price on his head. The boy is hunted by law and ruthless criminals. Callum must somehow uncover the truth about his father’s mysterious death and a history changing secret which he has only 365 days to discover.
Sachin Joab plays the role of Bruno; a cunning & menacing criminal with a dark past who will stop at nothing to capturing Callum.
This 12 part mini-series is adapted from the bestselling novels written by the acclaimed and award winning writer Gabrielle Lord. The series is directed by Paul Goldman, Pino Amenta and Steve Mann. Produced by Circa Media.
Conspiracy 365 will screen in 2012 on FMC for Movie Network. Available on Foxtel and Austar.
10 Terrorists is a satirical comedy that examines society’s obsession with Reality TV and merges it with our worldwide obsession with terrorism.
The idea is set around a Los Angeles producer who sets on creating the most extreme and controversial reality television show ever; by using the same TV formats that singing, dancing and cooking reality TV shows use – contestants and a panel of judges to see who is the worlds number one terrorist.
Sachin Joab plays the role of Judge Miki Miraj. A special ops member of Pakistani Intelligence. He specialises in the manufacturing of explosives and is in search of the World’s number one terrorist; not to capture but to reward.
The film is directed by Dee McLachlan and produced by Andrea Buck of the Picture Tank. Both gained acclaim with their multi award winning film The Jammed.
10 Terrorists is set to screen in 2012.