Aljin played Iago in Disney’s musical extravaganza Aladdin. He will be in Melbourne Theatre Company’s highly-anticipated 2019 production of Shakespeare in Love.
In 2017, he played Chris in feature film Ali’s Wedding, directed by Geoffrey Walker, and had a recurring role as Russell Crewe in Ten’s Offspring. He also filmed a role in the upcoming online drama series Zero Point, produced by Undergrowth.
Aljin graduated from NIDA in 2006. He has worked as an actor both nationally and internationally in film, television, animation, theatre and voiceover. He made his stage debut in The Melbourne Theatre Company & Belvoir Street Theatre seasons of The Sapphires in 2005 and reprised his role in their subsequent South Korean and London tours.
In 2015, he appeared in two national tours; Anything Goes for Opera Australia and he reprised the title role in Monkey: Journey to the West for Bell Shakespeare and Theatre of Image. Prior selected stage credits include La Cage Aux Folles (Green Room Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor – Musical), The Good Person of Szechuan, Moths, Triumph, Strangers in Between, Three Sisters, The Matchmaker, Love Labour’s Lost, The Laramie Project, The Fortunes of Richard Mahony, Anything Goes and The New Black.
Film, TV and animation credits include I Love You Too, Marco Polo, Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away, Who Wants To Be A Terrorist?, Just Punishment, Power Rangers Jungle Fury, The Dr. Blake Mysteries, City Homicide, Noah & Saskia, Neighbours, Guinevere Jones, Bootleg, Legacy of the Silver Shadow, Blue Heelers, Horace & Tina and High Flyers.
In 2012, Aljin was nominated for Best Lead Actor in a Comedy at both the IAWTV and Raindance Independent Awards for the web series Hunter ‘n Hornet.