Mark Bennington was a classically trained, working actor for ten years before picking up the camera in 2004. He has since become an award-winning portrait photographer, whose work has been seen in The Atlantic, UpWorthy, GQ India, Man' World, PDN, VQR, Huffington Post, CNN, Forbes, Platform, Verve, Worth, Asian Photography, Shubh Yatra, BuzzFeed, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal India, The Times of India, etc. and exhibited in galleries around the world.
Mark was also an adjunct professor of photography with the S.I. Newhouse School of Media and Communications at Syracuse University and returned to his acting roots in 2015 to co-star in Dibakar Banerjee's film Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, playing the role of Deputy Commissioner Wilkie. Mark lives with his wife Taapsi, a cultural anthropologist, in Mumbai.
Mark with Sonakshi Sinha, in Pune 2011