Pulkit Samrat

Pulkit Samrat is an Indian actor and model, known for starring as Lakshya Virani in the show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2006). He made his film debut with Bittoo Boss (2012).
Early life and background
Pulkit Samrat was born and brought up in a large Hindu joint family in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi, where his family has its real estate business. He studied at Manav Sthali School, New Rajendra Nagar till class X and completed his schooling from Montfort Senior Secondary School, Ashok Vihar, Delhi and joined an advertising course at Apeejay Institute of Design, Delhi. However, after studying for five months, he received a modelling assignment. Thereafter he quit his studies and shifted to Mumbai, where joined acting course run by Kishore Namit Kapoor.
Born Delhi, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present
Spouse(s) Shweta Rohira (2014–2015)
Career
Pulkit shifted to Mumbai in 2005, and made his television debut in the role of Lakshya Virani in long-running television soap by Balaji Telefilms, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi in 2006, which first got him recognition, though he quit the show in 2007. The actor was suffering from a bad back and had a to go through a lot of trouble while shooting for the daily soap.[citation needed] He went to Dubai to get treatment for his back. The character made him the winner of Best Fresh New Face Award at The Indian Telly Awards and Favourite Naya Sadasya (Favourite Newcomer) at Star Parivaar Awards(SPA).[citation needed] In 2011, he appeared as the lead in choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant's musical theatrical Taj Express.
He made his film debut with Bittoo Boss (2012), wherein he played the role of wedding videographer from Punjab. Though the film didn't do well, he got noticed. This led to his second film, Fukrey produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani. The film was released in June, 2013 to good reviews, and later became a sleeper hit.
In 2014, he then appeared in a cameo role in Jai Ho as a police inspector. Then he played lead in O Teri produced by Atul Agnihotri, opposite Bilal Amrohi and Sarah Jane Dias. In 2015, his first film was Arbaaz Khan's Dolly Ki Doli opposite Sonam Kapoor and Rajkumar Rao.
 
 
 
 
 

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