April 19, 2013

Karan Brar Answers Your Questions!

Karan BrarKaran Brar Answers Your Questions!

You asked your questions, and Karan Brar sent his answers. Read on to find out what it’s like to play Ravi on Jessie, and what his life is like outside of acting. Maybe he chose YOUR question to answer!

How did you get your acting career started?
Karan: At first, I wanted to be good at sports but that didn’t work out so well, and then my dad told me that he did theater in college and was wondering if I wanted to do it. I was willing to give it a shot, and to my surprise, I enjoyed it!

What was your first audition like?
Karan: My first audition was for a commercial, and it was really nerve-racking. It was super simple, but I wasn’t sure if I was doing anything wrong! In the end everything was ok, and after a few auditions, it came naturally to me!

Do you have any tips for people who want to go into acting?
Karan: I think people who want to be actors should know that there are going to be ups and downs, but to never give up. Your moment will come!

How did you get the role of Ravi on Jessie?
Karan: I auditioned for Jessie and then they kept calling me back to L.A. for more auditions! And after a few trips to L.A. and a few auditions, they ended up casting me!

Are you like your character in any way?
Karan: I like that Ravi isn’t afraid to be himself around others; we are similar in that way.

What is your favorite thing about being on the Jessie show?
Karan: My favorite part about being on Jessie is that we are all really close, so when we go to set, it doesn’t feel like work at all!

Is Mr. Kipling a real lizard or is it computed generated? If it is real, what is it like having a giant lizard on set?
Karan: Mr. Kipling is in fact real! Having a giant lizard on set is crazy. It’s so cool!

Cast of Jessie at Christmas

Image courtesy Disney Channel

What do you, Skai, Cameron, Peyton, and Debby do in free time on the set? Do you do a lot of pranks?
Karan:
 We pull tons of pranks on each other all the time, and during our free time we just hang out and mess around!

What are your castmates like?
Karan: All of my cast mates are amazing! Here is how I would describe them each in one word: Debby (who plays Jessie)=fantastic
Peyton (who plays Emma)=amazing
Skai (who plays Zuri)=awesome
Cam (who plays Luke)=rad
Kevin (who plays Bertram)=spectacular

Who are you closest to on Jessie, and how has your relationship gotten stronger?
Karan: Cameron and I are very close; we are just like brothers! And the whole cast’s relationship has grown so much since we started Jessie!

How is it watching the cast (including yourself) grow and maturing in acting and also in life?
Karan: It’s really cool, because every day we learn new things!

How has being on the show Jessie changed your life?
Karan: It’s changed my life because I have learned so much and I’ve made so many new friends!

What’s your favorite episode of Jessie?
Karan: My favorite episode is “Used Karma” since it was one of the first episodes we ever shot!

What’s your favorite TV show besides Jessie?
Karan: I love all kinds of shows, but my favorite is Gravity Falls (rated TV-Y) because it makes me laugh all the time!

What’s your favorite cartoon ever?
Karan: My favorite cartoon is Lilo and Stitch (rated G). I used to watch it all the time!

What’s your favorite food?
Karan: My favorite food is pizza!

What is your favorite day of the week?
Karan: Friday, of course!

How many countries have you visited? If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Karan: I’ve visited a few countries like India, Australia, and New Zealand! I would go to Hawaii if I could go anywhere, because I’ve always wanted to go!

How do you do your schoolwork? Do you like school? What is your favorite subject?
Karan: I do all my schoolwork on set with my set teacher; I love school. My favorite subject is Algebra!

Do you like reading? What is your favorite book?
Karan: I love to read, and my favorite book is the first Harry Potter book!

What is your favorite movie?
Karan: Finding Nemo (rated G) is my favorite movie!

Do you have any pets?
Karan: Yes I do! I have a dog named Levi!

Who is your best friend?
Karan: I have a few best friends back in Seattle, Washington, but my best friend in L.A. is Cameron!

Is it hard being a “super star” especially going out in public?
Karan: It’s not that hard going out in public. I actually enjoy going out in public because I get to meet fans!

Do you have a celebrity crush?
Karan: Haha! I’m not sure, but maybe Selena Gomez.

If you could trade places with anyone, who would it be?
Karan: I would trade places with William Shakespeare because it would be amazing to see how acting was back then!

If you could do anything in the world, what would it be?
Karan BrarKaran: I would want to skydive! I think it’s so cool!

If you were not an actor, what would you want to be?
Karan: I love to act so I don’t know what I would do if I didn’t act!

If you had 3 wishes, what would you wish for?
Karan: 1. I know this sounds cheesy but I wish I could end cancer. 2. I also want to end bullying so every person can be proud for who they are. 3. I’ve always wanted to travel around the world!

What is one thing you wish everyone would do to make the world a better place?
Karan: I don’t think anyone should judge others for how they look. If we didn’t do that, everyone would be able to be comfortable with who they are!

Oh, he is so much sweeter and cuter in person that I ever even imagined! Don’t you just love him?? Thank you so much, Karan, for answering our questions!

image from kids.scholastic.comSonja, STACKS Staffer

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  1. nabil

    hey karan could help me get on Jessie ? I also went casting calls of 2013 for Jessie and does that really count as an audition ?

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  2. Alexa

    Aww you are so sweet to have ending cancer and stop bullying on your wishes. p s I wish I could stop bullying to:)

    Reply
  3. Anna

    Hi this is my OT. Really is I am going to let her say something cause she is a fan. What is your favorite board game that you like to play?

    Reply
  4. Farricla000

    Karan I love to watch jessie. How long have you been knowing them.camaran is my favorite , you are my 2,and jessie, zuri and burtrum are 3

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  5. agentsurprise23

    Hi I am agentsurprise23 I am 13 I am in grade 7th. I learned about lizards and how a girl has small cheeks and boys has big.
    Say hi to everyone for me. I wont to be your friend because you seem so nice and into things. Did you ever ice skate?

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  6. agentsurprise23

    Well I wont tell people I have a problem with spelling sorry sometime. I didn’t sleep well because I want be your friend sorry about the spelling it is
    worst when I am tiered I use spell check. But most of all I am sorry about want to tell people one letter changes wont bye.

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  7. Anna

    Hi I am Anna I am 13 grade 7th . I am wondering how you like being in Jessie. I learned about lizards when I was at the zoo. I really don’t know people who are pop stars or things like that. I would like to be your friend not because your poplar. It because you seem like a good friend. I hope you well friend me and get this message. For I hope to be your friend. I want tell people that you are if you friend me. O tell Miss,Kibbling for me that “,I say hi”. I say hi to all of you!
    From your might be friend, Anna

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  8. melon

    I LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVVVVVVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEEEELuke!he is sooooooooooooo cool!his dance moves are AWESOME!

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  9. ESPERANZA

    HOW DO YOU AND MS.KIPPLENE GET ALONG IN JESSIEWHEN HE IS AN ANIMAL AND YOU ARE A HUMAN FROM INDIA?

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