Lalit Parimoo Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Lalit Parimoo

Lalit Parimoo is a renowned Indian film and television actor. He is best known for playing the role of the scientist “Dr Jackal” in the popular TV serial, ‘Shaktimaan’ (1997).


Lalit Parimoo was born on Monday, 28 September 1964 (age 55 years; as in 2019), in Kashmir. His zodiac sign is Libra. He did his schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Batwara in Jammu and Kashmir. [1]YouTube He pursued his graduation in political science from Ramjas College, Delhi.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Salt & Pepper (Semi-bald)

Lalit Parimoo

Family, Caste & Wife

He was born in a Kashmiri family. [2]YouTube He has one younger brother. There is not much information about his personal life.


To pursue his graduation he shifted from Kashmir to Delhi. He joined ‘Shalimar Theatre Group’ in Delhi. His first theatre play was “The Expansion And The Rule.’ Later, he worked in various theatre plays.

An Old Photo of Lalit Parimoo

An Old Photo of Lalit Parimoo

He has also worked in theatre plays for radio. In an interview, when he was asked how he had thought of pursuing a career as an actor, he said,

Films have had a strong influence on me right from the beginning. When a person steps into adolescence, too many things are on his/her mind. Being from a middle-class family everyone from my family expected that I would be a doctor or an engineer but these professions never fascinated me. When I gave a serious thought about acting and realised that I can do well in this field, I decided I must go for it so I started with theatre in Delhi. As time progressed this interest became a passion for me. I learnt a lot from theatre and plays. I started acting at a very early age of 18 and started earning from it at the age of 22.

Lalit Parimoo in His Young Days

Lalit Parimoo in His Young Days

He debuted as an actor in the TV serial, ‘Police Files’, in which he played a negative character. Later, he appeared in various TV serials, including ‘Virat’ (1997), ‘Jhoome Jiiya Re’ (2007), ‘Kesariya Balam Aavo Hamare Des’ (2009), and ‘CID’ (2002). In 1997, he appeared in the superhit TV serial, ‘Shaktimaan.’ He got immense popularity with his character ‘Dr. Jackal’ in this TV serial.

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He debuted in Bollywood with the 1987 film ‘Nirmaan.’ He acted in many Hindi films, like ‘Sanshodhan’ (1996), ‘Hum Tum Pe Marte Hain’ (1999), ‘Agent Vinod’ (2012), and ‘Haider’ (2014).


Favourite Things

  • Film: Do Ankhen Barah Haath (1957)
  • Theatre Artist: Manohar Singh


  • He has started his own theatre group ‘Nat Samaj’ in Mumbai.
  • In 2006, he founded ‘Lalit Parimoo Academy of Abhinay Yog;’ a training centre which is a combination of acting skills and yogic techniques.
  • His hobbies include playing cricket and reading books.
  • In 2014, he published his book ‘Mai Manushya Hun.’

    Mai Manushya Hun

    Mai Manushya Hun


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