Updated: Aug 2
Can your primary nakshatras reveal who would be cast to play you in a biopic? When a biopic is being made, it’s important to find an actor with the right energy and appearance to suit the individual they’re portraying. The nakshatras can help to explain the unconscious process of matching energies that is taking place when directors decide that someone really “fits” the role. It’s very frequent (although not always, of course) that an actor portrays someone that he or she shares a primary
nakshatra with, like Margot Robbie with Punarvasu ASC, who has played two Punarvasu natives: Tonya Harding and Sharon Tate.
Swati Sun Joaquin Phoenix has played Swati natives in both his biopics: as Johnny Cash and Napoleon. Cate Blanchett (Krittika Sun, Bharani ASC, Ashwini Moon) has tapped into one or more of her nakshatras in every biopic: as Katherine Hepburn (Krittika Sun and Moon), Bob Dylan (Krittika Moon), Mary Mapes (Bharani Sun, Ashwini Moon) and Elizabeth I (Bharani Moon). James Franco (Ashwini Sun, Uttara Phalguni Moon, Swati ASC) has done the same in his biopics. He has played Aron Ralson (Swati Sun), Tommy Wiseau (Ashwini Moon), Hugh Hefner (Uttara Phalguni ASC), and James Dean (Swati Moon).
Shravana Moon Millie Bobbie Brown recently said she’d like to play Shravana Moon Britney Spears. Shared nakshatras would help the actor not only to resemble you in appearance, but to personally understand and relate in some way, consciously or unconsciously, to your mind and inner world. This is something I've been exploring for years through my Youtube nakshatra documentaries, where I explore nakshatra archetypes through films & intuitive casting choices. Whether fictional or non-fictional, actors are always being chosen based on what "type" of energy they radiate and their
facial features convey about them (as facial features have been linked in research to perceived personality traits). The art of acting largely takes place within these energetic confines; a good actor is able to oscillate between emphasizing one or another of their primary nakshatras (and their combination), and conveying the emotions, myths, cosmic function, and stories of that nakshatra on command and convincingly. In this way, all actors have certain typecasting (roles they repeat over and over) and they share many traits with the film roles of those "cosmic siblings" with their same nakshatra (for example: the Swati freeing art teacher, shown in films with Swati natives like Julia Roberts, Robin Williams, and Whoopi Goldberg, and in real life example Bob Ross-- see video "Most Artistic & Creative Nakshatras P3". There is always shocking cross-patterns with real life and film examples. Cinderella is overwhelmingly portrayed by Uttara Bhadrapada natives, and the real life celebrities who have married or dated billionaires are also Uttara Bhadrapada natives. These are just two of hundreds of such examples I've explored on my channel. The parallels between life and art have been explored throughout history, "art imitates life".). Astrology is rooted in mythology & ancient myths can be interpreted to understand the essence of the nakshatra, just as the art we create today still channels these concepts. Our art & connection to inspiration is perhaps the most divine and authentic part of us, and through our art we channel the perfected forms and ideas we are tapped into (such as the deity, myths, and planet lord of our nakshatras).
Plato's theory of forms (eidos εἶδος) and, later, Jungian archetypes expound on this. We are all connected to perfect, absolute, unchangeable archetypes that transcend time and space, but arise and flow from within us; we are the vehicles for embodying and communicating these divine ideas and always have been. Plato described the artist and his creative inspiration as divine madness similar to that overtaking a prophet when the God speaks through them (Chaliakopoulos). Through art, they are making a copy of "The True". It doesn't matter how the actor consciously feels about the character or person they're portraying (whether they think they relate to them or not, whether they like them or not), but just that it is; they were moved or guided to enact and embody this myth for the collective. Humans are clouded by self-deceptions, false ideas about their characteristics, ego, desires for change, and so on, but art seems to largely transcend this-- whether the actor knows it or not, in performing the work they have tapped into the purity of the archetypes and myths of the nakshatras they were born under. The more ego or consciousness involved, the more this can actually be corrupted-- for example, if an actor frantically thinks "I need to break my typecasting". This can either be good, leading them to tapping into a true part of themselves they're more estranged from, or negative, where the art is less "true". Arts highest purpose is to convey truth found in life, to be a reflection/illusion of life. This is something I explored in my "Most Artistic Nakshatras" series relating to why Rahu is so present in the arts; the more convincing the illusion, the better it draws a person is. Therefore, the more energetically-realistic role an actor plays, the more the illusory mini-world surpasses our censors for falsehood and begins to feel real and meaningful to us. In a way, these patterns suggest acting is a different art than some people may think it is, and is more akin to channeling. It's not about falsehood but intense honesty, embodying in an exaggerated and open way, the deepest energetic truths and potential impulses of oneself that usually remain on the more private/intimate sphere and out of the public eye. In this act of creative "play", all things can be revealed or explored without fear.
This helps to make sense of why films/tv and actors become such major, devotionally-beloved figures in the collective consciousness, despite entertainment seeming trivial. Films are living mythologies; for example, "the red pill" and "the blue pill" of The Matrix becomes a symbol we all know, can reference metaphorically, and apply to situations in our lives. Creativity is inherently highly spiritual, and our truest and most authentic connection to the divine. It is an opportune time to identify these film patterns, as in the past neither the performance nor the actor's (or writer/director's) birth information were recorded or readily available. There are now decades of cinema to decode, with recorded performances and birth information, to finally be able to clearly see these ancient myth-patterns that flow from within us, and specifically who (with which placements) repeatedly, mystically fall into the opportunity to become messengers for these roles. Jung saw the potential for astrology in this way, claiming that it could be used as an objective way to understand the archetypes associated with an individual and their journey.
You can find more about the types of roles or archetypes you'd play (or the people who would play you) through checking my past videos (Youtube- Claire Nakti) exploring your primary nakshatras, although I haven't made them all yet. Another concept I explore is how this frequently extends to nakshatra-trines, lorded by the same planet. Some biopics like this include Venus-ruled nakshatra natives Johnny Depp playing Whitey Burger, Saturn-ruled nakshatra natives Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers, Saturn-ruled nakshatra natives Lady Gaga as Patrizia Reggiani, Moon-ruled nakshatra natives Christian Bale as Ken Miles, Moon-ruled nakshatra natives Viggo Mortensen as Sigmund Freud, Venus-ruled nakshatra natives Michael Fassbender as Carl Jung, Ketu-ruled nakshatra natives Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace, and Moon-ruled nakshatra natives Will Smith as Muhammad Ali (above). Ana De Armas (Chitra Moon) recently portrayed Marilyn Monroe (Dhanishta Moon) due to similarity in apperance and energy. However, a subscriber (thank you L.) recently sent me someone pointing out she would've been even better physically to play Diana Dors (Chitra Sun and ASC).
You can click through the gallery below to see some film examples of this intuitive-casting for each nakshatra. The list of their names are below the gallery. Here is the youtube video-short version of this blogpost.
Ashwini natives- Sigourney Weaver as Dian Fossey; James Franco as Tommy Wiseau; Cillian Murphy as Oppenheimer
Bharani natives- Saoirse Ronan as Mary, Queen of Scots; Danny Kaye as Hans Christian Andersen; Darren Criss as Andrew Cuanan
Krittika natives - Jeremy Renner as Jeffrey Dahmer (see Cate Blanchett further roles above)
Rohini natives- Robert Finster as Sigmund Freud; Riley Keough as Daisy Jones is inspired by Stevie Nicks
Mrigashira natives- Paul Dano as Brian Wilson; Darci Shaw as Judy Garland
Ardra natives- Robert Pattinson's Batman role was inspired by Kurt Cobain, and he is rumored to be potentially playing Kurt in a biopic; Margot Robbie's Babylon role was loosely based on Clara Bow
Punarvasu- Robert Deniro as Jake LaMotta (see Margot Robbie roles above)
Pushya natives- Josh Brolin as George W. Bush; Hillary Swank as Amelia Earhart; Tobey Maguire as Bobby Fischer; Halle Berry as Dorothy Dandridge; Joey King as Gypsy Rose
Ashlesha natives- Stephen Fry as Oscar Wilde; Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice
Magha naties- Melissa McCarthy as Lee Israel
Purva Phalguni natives- Rami Malek as Freddy Mercury; John Travolta as Gotti
Uttara Phagluni natives- Amy Adams as Margaret Keane; Jeremy Irons as Claus Von Bulow
Hasta natives- Leo Dicaprio as Jordan Belfort; Gwyneth Paltrow as Sylvia Plath; Frank Grillo as Lamborghini
Chitra natives- Nicholas Cage as Tiger King; Udo Kier as Hitler
Swati natives- Owen Wilson in a completely Bob Ross-inspired role; James Franco as James Dean; Mariel Hemingway as Dorothy Stratten
Vishaka natives- Steve Railsback as Charles Manson; Warren Beatty as Bugsy Siegel
Anuradha natives- Matthew McNulty as Luis Buenel
Jyeshta natives- Tom Hulce as Mozart; Teyana Taylor as Dionne Warwick (upcoming); Emma Corrin as Princess Diana; Tom Conti as Einstein
Mula natives- Denzel Washginton as Malcolm X; Andre 3000 as Jimmy Hendrix
Purva Ashada natives- Johnny Depp as JM Barrie; Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking
Uttara Ashada natives- Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufmann; Anthony Hopkins as Nixon
Shravana natives- Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison; Christian Bale as Dick Cheney
Dhanishta natives- Shia LeBeouf as John McEnroe
Shatabhisha natives- Jennifer Love Hewitt as Audrey Hepburn; Ben Kingsley as Georges Melies; Jacob Elordi as Elvis
Purva Bhadrapada natives- Robert DeNiro as Al Capone; Jack Black as Bernie Tiede; Leon Robinson as Little Richard; F. Murray Abraham as Salieri
Uttara Bhadrapada natives- Robert Redford as Bob Woodward
Revati natives- Russell Crowe as John Forbes Nash; Lily James as Elizabeth Nel
BIRTH TIME NOTES: Millie Bobbie Brown has a C-rated birth time on astrotheme placing her for Dhanishta Moon that they said has no original source. I do not personally acknowledge that birth time. I previously referred to Cillian Murphy very briefly in an old video on Revati. Due to updates in my research on archetypes as well as physiognomy, I lean strongly towards Ashwini Moon now. Hopefully his birth time will come out in the future to confirm.