Ishwak Singh is an Indian actor. He played the character of ‘Imran Ansari’ in Amazon Prime Original series, ‘Paatal Lok’ (2020).
Ishwak Singh was born on 18 November in New Delhi. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He did his schooling from Modern High School, Barakhamba Road in New Delhi. He studied architecture from Sushant School of Art and Architecture in Gurugram. Later, he attended The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Facebook
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Girlfriend
His mother’s name is Neena Singh. There is not much information about his personal life.
He started his career as a theatre artist with the theatre group, ‘Asmita Theatre Group’ in New Delhi. Before making his career as an actor in the Hindi films, he worked as an architect at FABINTERIORS, New Delhi.
He has played a cameo role in various Hindi films. In 2013, he played the role of a theatre group member in the Bollywood film, ‘Raanjhanaa.’
He has also acted in a few South Indian films. He appeared in the 2015 Bollywood film, ‘Tamasha;’ in which he played the role of Deepika Padukone’s longtime boyfriend. In 2016, he did a cameo in the Bollywood film, ‘Tum Bin 2.’ In 2016, he appeared in the Malayalam film, ‘Mohavalayam.’ In 2018, he played the role of Nirmal (whom Sonam Kapoor briefly dates in the film) in the popular Bollywood film, ‘Veere Di Wedding.’
He came into the limelight with the Amazon Prime Original series, ‘Paatal Lok’ (2020); produced under Anushka Sharma’s banner.
- In an interview, he said that he was a foodie but could not cook well.
- His looks are often compared with the famous Pakistani actor, Fawad Khan.
- He appeared in a Pakistani TV commercial in 2018 directed by the Bollywood actor, Imtiaz Ali. In an interview, he shared the concept of this ad, he said,
I had never heard of a concept like that, where a guy goes all out to impress the family of a girl, who come to his place with a proposal for marriage. My character can’t be called effeminate merely because he’s the one cooking [instead of the girl]. He’s just uninstitutionalised, today, men don’t need to follow a conventional list of do’s and don’ts. “I could relate to the character. He is motivated to step out of his comfort zone and cook due to love. Many men and women would walk the extra mile today, for that.”
- In an interview, he shared how he had started his career in acting, he said,
I am an architect, but I felt that I was really missing something. Acting was something that always interested me. A theatre group in Delhi called Asmita Theatre matched my sensibilities and I took the plunge. This was a good decision as acting was my real calling. I am happy that my parents were supportive of my decision. But it was theatre that gave me the confidence and skills that paved the way for my entry into films.” I did a play that Mahesh Bhatt was producing and one day he came to me and said that I was superb. I just was so happy hearing that from him. I didn’t know what to say, I just kept blushing.”