Punit Pathak Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Punit Pathak

Punit J. Pathak is an Indian actor, dancer, and choreographer. He came into the spotlight after participating in the dance reality show “Dance India Dance 2.”

Wiki/Biography

Punit Pathak was born on Sunday, 1 November 1987 (age 32 years; as in 2019) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Punit Pathak in his childhood

Punit Pathak in his childhood

His family has its roots in Kutch, Gujarat. Punit attended Bombay Cambridge School and went to Mumbai’s St. Xavier’s College to pursue his graduation. Punit developed a great interest in cricket in his childhood. He used to play cricket during his school days. Although he never danced in his school days, Punit actively took part in dance during his college’s talent fests. When he was just 17 years old, he won the scholarship for dance training from Terence Lewis‘ Dance Academy. At the age of 21, Punit quitted Terence’s dance academy and started working as an assistant director. Subsequently, he auditioned for “Dance India Dance Season 2” and got selected for the show.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’ 5”

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Punit Pathak

Family, Caste & Wife

Punit Pathak belongs to a Brahmin Family. [1]Wikipedia Not much is known about his parents. He has a younger brother, Nitish Pathak.

Punit Pathak with his mother

Punit Pathak with his mother

Punit Pathak and his brother

Punit Pathak and his brother

Punit Pathak with his family

Punit Pathak with his family

Punit is in a relationship with Nidhi Moony Singh.

Punit Pathak with Nidhi Moony Singh

Punit Pathak with Nidhi Moony Singh

Career

Punit Pathak started his career as a dancer in 2009 by participating in the dance reality show “Dance India Dance 2.” He emerged as the second runner-up of the show. Next, he appeared in the dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4” as a choreographer. In 2011, he assisted Remo D’Souza in choreographing the songs of the film “F.A.L.T.U.”

 

Punit made his acting debut in 2013 with the Bollywood film “ABCD: Any Body Can Dance” in which he played the role of ‘Chandu.’

 

Subsequently, he appeared in the Bollywood films “ABCD 2,” “Nawabzaade,” and “Street Dancer.”

Punit Pathak in Nawabzaade

Punit Pathak in Nawabzaade

In 2015, Punit judged Zee TV’s dance reality show “Dance India Dance Season 5.” He has choreographed many seasons of the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, including season 5, 6, and 7.

Punit Pathak as a judge on Dance India Dance 5

Punit Pathak as a judge on Dance India Dance 5

In 2019, he won the stunt reality show “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9.” Punit, along with his dance team, has also performed in the sangeet ceremony of Isha Ambani.

Punit Pathak as the winner of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9

Punit Pathak as the winner of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9

Favourite Things

  • Dancer(s): Michael Jackson, Wade Robson
  • Sport: Cricket

Facts/Trivia

  • His hobbies include dancing and playing cricket.

    Punit Pathak playing cricket

    Punit Pathak playing cricket

  • Punit considers Remo D’Souza as his mentor.

    Punit Pathak with Remo D'Souza

    Punit Pathak with Remo D’Souza

  • In his teenage, Punit wanted to become a filmmaker or a cricketer.
  • His father was against his decision of becoming a dancer. He wanted Punit to join him in his business. However, Punit’s mother always supported him in his decision of becoming a dancer.
  • Punit is good friends with Mouni Roy.

    Punit Pathak with Mouni Roy

    Punit Pathak with Mouni Roy

  • Punit shares a great bond with his maternal grandmother.

    Punit Pathak's maternal grandmother

    Punit Pathak’s maternal grandmother

  • Punit loves collecting shoes and has a huge collection of them.

    Punit Pathak 's Instagram Post

    Punit Pathak ‘s Instagram Post

  • He is an avid dog lover and keeps sharing his pictures with dogs through his Instagram account.

    Punit Pathak loves dogs

    Punit Pathak loves dogs

  • Punit revealed in an interview that he aspired to become a filmmaker someday.
  • During an interview, Punit revealed that when he had left Terence Lewis’ dance academy, he was so low on his budget that he used to spend only Rs. 15 (Rs. 10 on Noodles and Rs. 5 on Biscuits) on his food for the entire day.

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