Lion is a Harvey Weinstein film about the true story of 5 year old Saroo, an Indian boy who gets lost on the streets of Calcutta. Far from home he survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later he sets out to find his lost family.
Sachin Joab plays the role of Bharat, a close friend of Saroo who encourages Saroo to find his lost family.
Lion is written by Saroo Brierley, Larry Buttrose and Luke Davies. Directed by Garth Davis, nominee for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing. Release 2016.
Dirty Clean Inbetween is based on three childhood friends who would do anything for each other. They work together, live together, play hard, party hard and all looking to live the good life.
Sachin Joab plays Randall Randallini, an intelligent, charismatic entrepreneur who classifies himself as a modern day 'Tony Manero' mixed in with a bit of 'Tony Montana'. He and his two buddies have negotiated a $10 million dollar deal but Randall's premature celebrations push their friendship to the limit.
Dirty Clean Inbetween is written by Todd Leigh, Amar Alamar and Jared Vand. Directed by Tom McSweeney; nominee for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting.
You Deserve Everything is a touching romance beween a distinguished doctor and his interpreter. As their relationship evolves, soul-searching questions are asked putting their love and identites to the test.
Sachin Joab plays Edward, a notable doctor who has previously experienced life's tribulations. He now feels he has arrived at a point where he can finally be happy. However, not all is as it seems bringing his reality to a poignant crossroad.
You Deserve Everything is written, produced and directed by Goran Stolevski; winner of the Rouben Mamoulian Award - Sydney Film Festival.
Childhood's End is a sci-fi miniseries about a group of aliens that invade earth. Humanity finds itself in a utopia under the indirect alien rule at the cost of human identity and culture.
Sachin Joab plays popular and courageous NBC reporter Tony Deetra. Having gained a reputation for undertaking dangerous assignments in wartorn countries, he prides himself on bringing important issues to the worlds attention.
Childhood's End is based on the novel of the same name written by Arthur C. Clarke, developed by Matthew Graham and directed by Nick Hurran. Screens on SyFy in 2015.
Reversion is a suspense film about the daughter of a billiionaire tech mogul who begins to question her memories about her mothers death after being kidnapped by a stranger. In order to probe further, she secretly enlists the aid of renowned journalist James Treloar.
Sachin Joab plays James Treloar, a prominent journalist who capitalizes on the opportunity to assist a young woman clear up a personal dilemma which he also hopes will be the biggest story of his career.
Reversion was written and directed by Jose Nestor Marquez. Released in 2015.
Road Hard tells the story of a stand-up comedian who is forced to go back on the road to provide for his daughter after an expensive divorce and the cancellation of his TV show.
Sachin Joab plays the role of George Carter. A persistent Los Angeles entertainment executive who will do anything and everything it takes to hire the right person for the job.
Road Hard is written and directed by well known LA born comedian Adam Carolla. Released in 2015.
Perception is an American crime drama television series created by Kenneth Biller and Mike Sussman. It is based on 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, referring to them as his ‘assets’.
Screens weekly on TNT.
Sachin Joab plays the role of Jessie Franco, a footballer with a quick temper and a solid right hook, who also gained infamy as an associate of crime figures Lewis Moran and Tony Mokbel. Jessie rose in ranks within the criminal world, ultimately being convicted for possessing three tonnes of cannabis valued at $140 million.
Fat Tony & Co is written and produced by Peter Gawler, Jo Rooney, Andy Ryan and directed by Peter Andrikidis. Screened on the Nine Network in 2014.
The Legend Maker is a film set in Melbourne's underground world of criminal passport forgery. The story centres around two separate forgery syndicates vying for power over the unlawful trade.
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 Mafia. As a result of his ethnicity, young Ranjit is adopted into a foreign criminal world knowing he can get to places where caucasians cannot. As the years go by he continues making the right connections using his highly sort after craft.
The Legend Maker is written and directed by Ian Pringle whose many credits include producing the cult classic Romper Stomper. The film is edited by AFI award winner Ken Sallows of Chopper, Gettin' Square and Malcolm. Released in 2014.
Sachin won the 2012 Achievement in the Arts; awarded to him by the prestigious IEC Indian Executive Club.
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.
Sachin Joab plays the role of Detective Ramesh; a skilful interrogator within Singapore’s Central Narcotics Bureau. He is experienced in hunting Triads (mafia within Asia). He interrogates Van Nguyen and discovers aspects about the youngster which he never assumed.
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 screened on SBS in 2013.
Neighbours is soap opera which revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the fictional suburb of Erinsborough.
Sachin Joab plays the role of Ajay Kapoor. A family man, a board member on 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 most connected to.
Neighbours screens on Channel Eleven.
Conspiracy 365 is a fast paced and intriguing 12-part drama series. The story follows the adventures of a 15 year old boy who is hurled into a life on the run with a price on his head. He 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 the boy.
Conspiracy 365 is written by award winning writer Gabrielle Lord. The series is directed by Paul Goldman, Pino Amenta and Steve Mann. Produced by Circa Media.
Conspiracy 365 screened on FMC Movie Network in 2012 .
10 Terrorists is a satirical comedy that examines society’s obsession with Reality TV and merges it with terrorism. An LA producer sets out on using the Reality TV format that singing, dancing and cooking shows use to find 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 written and directed by Dee McLachlan; nominee for AACTA Award for Best Film. Screened in 2012.