Reghu Shanker, dir.
Casting "Onkar," about a struggling Indian American Sikh rapper who is forced to choose between his identity and his dreams when society starts treating him like a terrorist.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearsals begin late August; shoots late September in L.A.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Onkar (Sikh) (Lead):
Male, 18-30, South Asian, Middle Eastern, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race
a struggling Sikh rapper whose only dream is to be a famous emcee. A record label finally offers him a record deal, but with a set of condit...
Male, 18-30, African Descent, African American
a talented and ambitious hip hop rapper of the upcoming group ‘Katalyst.’ Wazz dreams of getting a record deal and becoming a famous rapper...
DJ Ghost (Supporting):
Male, 18-30, All Ethnicities
the easy going, laid back, and talented DJ of up-and-coming hip-hop group ‘Katalyst.' DJ Ghost is happy with what he has in his life, unlike...
Males & Females, 25-40, All Ethnicities
the anchor of a famous underground hip hop club called the Bunker. He plays an important role in encouraging and giving a platform for talen...
Media Agent (Supporting):
Male, 30-50, All Ethnicities
the agent for a famous record label in LA. He is a very ambitious, no-nonsense, business minded person who gives more importance to money th...
Gurujeevan Singh (Supporting):
Male, 45-65, South Asian
Onkar's father, a hard working family man and a devoted Sikh. He expects his only son to get a good education and succeed in life, but Onkar...
Male, 30-50, Caucasian
an LA cop on night patrol. He is good at his job, but has a narrow outlook of the world and often acts racist. One night on patrol, he arres...
Male, 30-45, Caucasian
an LA cop on night patrol. He is a good cop but often turns a blind eye to the racist actions of his patrol partner Jeff. Kyle and Jeff arre...
Female, 18-30, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern
a lively, intelligent girl and a devoted Muslim. Because of her decision to wear a burkha, she becomes the victim of a crime, as well as the...
Male, 29-44, African Descent, African American, Caucasian, Hispanic
a muscular, well-built, alpha male. A racist thief who earns a leaving stealing from helpless women at night. He robs from a Muslim woman an...
Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA; Irvine, CA
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