Saattvic is an experienced actor, having been involved with children’s theatre from a very young age. Apart from being heavily involved with school and college theatre, Saattvic has performed under the likes of Aamir Raza Hussain, Sanjoy Roy, Quassar Padamsee and Neel Choudhuri. He has attended workshops by Barry John and Zarin Chaudhary, and has also directed several plays professionally. Recently, he played a negative role in Ashutosh Gowariker’s Everest and has shot for the upcoming film Badmashiyan.

Saattvic is also a trained classical musician and dancer.  He has practiced the tabla for 9 years under the guidance of Pt. Ashok Moitro (disciple of Padma Vibhushan Pt. Kishan Maharaj) in the Benares style.  He has also received formal training in Hindustani Vocal music at the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, New Delhi and at school from Mrs. Baisakhi Samajdar.  Further, he has learnt basic Kathak from Smt. Urja Thakore Desai in London, and was part of The Merton College Dancesport Team (Cha cha) in Oxford (UK) in 2009.  He has used his musical and dance training in several of his theatrical performances, apart from performing at concerts in India and the UK.

Saattvic is an economist by training. Schooled at Modern School in Delhi, he studied Economics at St. Stephen’s College, where he was awarded the prestigious centenary medal. He then obtained, with distinction, an MPhil in Economics from Oxford University, where his research was on the economics of reservations in higher education. He also has three years’ experience working as an economics consultant in London and Mumbai. He specialises in competition economics, and has been involved with several high profile mergers.