Noted Actor and popular name among
AD-makers and filmmakers, Jay Thakkar is merely 19 years old but he is wiser
than his age. The young and bright artist didn’t just stop with Eco-Friendly
Ganpati Visarjan, he used the soil and water from the Idol, help sustain his
With pollution on the rise, Jay Thakkar decided
to take the Eco-Friendly Ganpati celebration to a whole new level.
During Ganpati Visarjan, Jay Thakkar interacted
with media and said, “Like always this year too we had taken an Eco-friendly
Ganpati Idol and gave it an Eco-farewell by submerging it inside a bucket full
of water. Later, when the idol got dissolved inside the water, I took that
muddy water and poured it onto the plants and trees of my complex's garden, so
now I can proudly say that not only I took an Eco-friendly Ganpati but I also
truly saved my water bodies from getting polluted from Visarjan”
“I watered my trees and plants, did no noise,
air or water pollution and helped in a better sustainable development of the
nature. I think as a responsible Eco-warrior, I can do simple things, if not
Jay Thakkar entered the world of media in 2004,
and so far he has worked in more than 50 Ad films, on some he has collaborated
with big names, like Aamir Khan and Nitesh Tiwari.
He has collaborated with brands like Bingo,
Glucon ‘D, Titan, Kwality Walls, Thomoscook, Kotak Mahindra, Mother Dairy Ice-
Cream, SBI, Cello, HP, Coco-Cola, Britannia, OLX, Birla Sunlife, Cadbury and
He has done films, short films, regional and
foreign films, television shows, reality and fictional show. The film resume
includes movies such as Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam, Madholal Keep Walking,
Accident On A Hill Road, Main Krishna Hoon and more.
His film and television career has fetched him
numerous awards, such as Lohana Mahaparishad Vishwa Kala Pratibha International
Award, Kutch Shakti National Award, Golden Petal Award, Indian Tele Award,
International Rotary Club Of Bombay Award along with ITA Award and New Talent
Award nomination for his work.