For viewers of Marathi films and television, Prasad Oak is a familiar name. He has been roped in to play a pivotal role in the show ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’. This will be his debut Hindi serial, where he is playing the character of an NRI, named Jayant Shirke.
His wife in the show is a chef from UK, named Mathie. The character of Jayant is shown as a software engineer from Kolhapur who is settled in UK due to his wife and son. In the heart of hearts he yearns for his homeland and misses his parents dearly. He is hopeful of returning to his country one day.
Prasad Oak is a great admirer of this show, ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’, and looks forward to be working in it. Apart from his acting prowess he is known for his talent in the field of direction as well.
He has been a director to many a one act plays. His first outing on television was with Mrunal Kulkarni in the serial titled, ‘Bandhini’.