Charit Desai is an Indian script supervisor and director. In 2017, he came into the limelight after he was speculated to be dating the Indian actress, Parineeti Chopra.
Charit Desai was born on Tuesday, 3 March 1987 (age 36 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His zodiac sign is Pisces. There is not much information about Charit Desai’s education.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
He belongs to a Gujarati family in Mumbai.
Parents & Siblings
Charit Desai’s father, Shobhit Desai, is a poet and writer. Charit’s mother’s name is Minal Desai. He is the only child of his parents.
Charit Desai is unmarried.
Reportedly, in April 2017, Charit Desai started dating Parineeti Chopra; however, in an interview, when Parineeti was asked about her relationship with Charit, she said that she didn’t want to make any announcements about her dating life. Parineeti said,
I’ve never accepted or denied anything. My family, friends and everybody around know the truth, and that’s all that matters to me. I think the media expects us to make an announcement, but hey, it is my personal life for a reason. So yeah, no acceptance and no denial.”
In 2018, Charit was also spotted attending the pre-wedding dinner party organised at a plush restaurant in Mumbai by Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas. However, in 2019, amid the rumours of Charit and Parineeti dating, Parineeti, in an interview, talked about her breakup and said that it was the worst phase of her life. Parineeti said,
I have gone through one big heartbreak and I think it’ll be the only one. Honestly, I was a mess. It was the worst time in my life because I had not seen any kind of rejection till then. I needed my family the most.But if anything changed in terms of maturity, it’s all because of that. I thank God for giving me that phase early on in my life.” India Today
Charit, after pursuing his undergraduate degree, ventured into the television and film industry. He has worked as a script supervisor in many Hindi films like Teen Patti (2010), Aisha (2010), Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Ungli (2014), Kapoor & Sons (2016), and Ki & Ka (2016).
In 2018, Charit Desai made his directorial debut as a music video director with the Hindi language music album Ghar Se Nikal Te Hi, starring Armaan Malik. In 2018, he directed the music album Oh Humsafar, which was sung by Neha Kakkar and Tony Kakkar. In the same year, he directed the Punjabi music video Gal Sun. In 2020, he directed the Hindi-language music album Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai. Subsequently, in 2021, he directed two music albums, Main Marjaunga and Zara Zara. In 2022, he directed three music albums titled Uzr Aane Mein, Tu Hai Mera, and Mashooka. In the same year, he directed the Hindi-language music album Bas Tujhse Pyaar Ho; the song was sung by Armaan Malik. In an interview, Charit Desai talked about the music album and said,
As soon as I heard the song, conceptually I wanted to create a beautiful aspirational romance in a love story setting and pad it with a slightly dreamy visual palette. I wanted the physical camaraderie to pop between my characters which Armaan and Vedika really helped me with. They were supportive of all the madness I wanted to show in the song.”
- Besides directing Hindi music albums, he has worked as an assistant director for Hindi films like Rann (2010) and Agneepath (2012). He has directed more than 50 ad films for campaigns like AMFI, Finolex, and Rin.
- Charit Desai is often spotted consuming alcohol on various ocassions.
- In 2020, Charit Desai attended as a speaker at a comprehensive session organised by Capturing WOW, an educational platform for photographers, filmmakers and content creators.
- In his leisure time, Charit Desai likes to binge-watch films and web series, play the drum, and practice scuba diving.