Gaurav Prateek Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Gaurav Prateek

Gaurav Prateek is an Indian actor, producer, poetry writer, radio jockey, television personality, and entrepreneur, who primarily works in the Hindi film and television industries. He is also a brand ambassador for various brands. He is known for his role in the film Mission Raniganj (2023).

Wiki/Biography

Gaurav Purwar, aka, Gaurav Prateek was born on Tuesday, 18 September 1990 (age 33 years; as of 2023) in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Virgo. [1]Aaj Tak

Gaurav Prateek as a child

Gaurav Prateek as a child

His school education was at Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, where the family shifted from Rewa after his father’s death. He studied engineering for a short time but discontinued to pursue his interest in acting. He has a degree in Physiology from the Bundelkhand University in Jhansi.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Weight (approx.): 65 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

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Family

Gaurav Prateek belongs to a Hindu family from Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, settled in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh.

Parents & Siblings

Gaurav Prateek’s father’s name is Ramesh Kumar Purwar. He passed away when Gaurav was five years old.

Gaurav Prateek's father

Gaurav Prateek’s father

His mother’s name is Kiran Gupta. He has a younger sister, Swati Gupta Porwal, who is married and settled in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Gaurav Prateek with his mother and sister

Gaurav Prateek with his mother and sister

Wife & Children

As of January 2024, he is unmarried.

Career

Television 

Gaurav debuted in the television show Barrister Roy (2006-2007) aired on the television channel Doordarshan National (DD National). Around the same time, he appeared in the show, Salaam UP aired on ETV UP. He also appeared in the series Solhah Singaarr (2006-2008) as the character Sameer. He played a negative character in the popular series, Balika Vadhu (2008). He appeared in the television series, Adhikaar: Ek Kasam Ek Tapasya (2015) and Rajat Rekha: The Silver Lining (2017-2018), both aired on Doordarshan National.

Gaurav Prateek in the TV series Rajat Rekha The Silver Lining

Gaurav Prateek in the TV series Rajat Rekha The Silver Lining

Film

Gaurav Prateek’s entry into Bollywood was with the film Pranali – The Tradition (2008).

Gaurav Prateek in the film Pranali - The Tradition

Gaurav Prateek in the film Pranali – The Tradition

Gaurav Prateek’s first film in Bollywood in a lead role was Rukke Padge (2010) as the character Prem.

Gaurav Prateek on the poster of the film Rukke Padge

Gaurav Prateek on the poster of the film Rukke Padge

He played the lead character named Raaj Mathur in the film Pyaar Ki Miss Call (2013). He essayed the character of Vikas Patel in the film, Hamein Haq Chahiye Haq Se (2017).

Gaurav Prateek on the poster of the film Humein Haq Chahiye Haq Se

Gaurav Prateek on the poster of the film Humein Haq Chahiye Haq Se

He played a supporting character, named Diwakar, in the film Mission Raniganj (2023) with actor Akshay Kumar.

Gaurav Prateek on the poster of the film Mission Raniganj

Gaurav Prateek on the poster of the film Mission Raniganj

Web Series & Music videos

He played lead roles and prominent characters in various web series such as Ehsaas (2021) and Ishq Ek Raaz (2022).

Gaurav Prateek on the poster of the web series Ehsaas

Gaurav Prateek on the poster of the web series Ehsaas

He appeared in the music video Uff Teri Kya Baat Hai (2022).

Gaurav Prateek in the music video Uff Teri Kya Baat Hai

Gaurav Prateek in the music video Uff Teri Kya Baat Hai

Entrepreneur 

Gaurav Prateek is part of the garment manufacturing business for leading brands, such as Westside, Pantaloons, Jashn, and Myntra.

Radio Jockey

In 2016, he was part of the 2B Radio Private Limited as Radio Jockey and show writer for the show, Rubaru with Gaurav Prateek.

Gaurav Prateek with his colleagues in 2B Radio

Gaurav Prateek with his colleagues in 2B Radio

Awards

  • In 2004, he received the Governor’s Award from the former governor, Vishnu Kant Sastri for theatre and cultural activities.
  • In 2006, he received the Rashtrapati Scout and Guide Award as a Rashtrapati Scout in the Bharat Scouts and Guides.

    Gaurav Prateek receiving the Rashtrapati Award

    Gaurav Prateek receiving the Rashtrapati Award

Bike Collection

Gaurav Prateek has a Royal Enfield Classic 350.

Gaurav Prateek and his bike

Gaurav Prateek and his bike

Favourites

  • Films: Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), Titanic (1997), Notting Hill (1999), Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001), Veer-Zaara (2004)

Facts/Trivia

  • Gaurav Prateek is fondly called Raja or Guddu by friends and family.
  • His hobbies are horse riding, singing, swimming, and social work.
  • He likes to write poems and expressed his wish to publish his literary work in the future in an interview.
  • He has over 120k followers on Instagram.

 

 

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