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 2013.
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 face the death penalty.
Sachin Joab plays the role of Inspector Ramesh; an experienced cop and skilful interrogator within Singapore’s Central Narcotics Bureau. Throughout Singapore and surrounding countries, Inspector Ramesh has hunted Asian gangsters (Triads) 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 monthly from January 2012 through to December on the Family Movie Channel (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.