Punit Pathak | Srivideo
Biography | Posted: Monday, 3rd September
Born/Date of Birth: 1 November 1986
Place of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height: 1.71 m
Occupation: Dancer, choreographer, actor
Awards: Zee Rishtey Award for Favourite Guru-Shisya
Punit Pathak (born 1 November 1986) is an Indian dancer, choreographer, and actor.
Punit Pathak was born on 1 November 1986. Initially, he had dreamt of becoming a cricketer or a filmmaker. During his college days, he developed an interest in dancing. His father was against his decision as he wanted Pathak to look after his company, Punit Yarn Agency Private Limited. There were many fights between Pathak and his father. But Pathak's younger brother sacrificed his dream of becoming a dancer and took the responsibility of the business. He participated in Dance India Dance and he is the winner of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9. He made his Bollywood debut with the film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance (2013).
He participated in the dance reality show Dance India Dance (season 2), aired on Zee TV.
In 2013, he debuted as an actor in the 3D dance-based hindi film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance co-starring Dharmesh Yelande, Prabhu Deva and Salman Yusuff Khan Later, He has worked in the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa as choreographer. He has judged Dance India Dance (season 5) on Zee TV.
In 2015, he starred in the dance film, Disney's ABCD 2, which was released on 19 June 2015, directed by Remo D'Souza co-starring Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Prabhu Deva and Raghav Juyal. Later, he is the mentor of the dance reality show Dance Plus (season 2) , Dance Plus (season 3). He was also a choreographer in Dance Champions.
In 2018, he starred in the romantic comedy film Nawabzaade, which was released on 27 July 2018, directed by Jayesh Pradhan and produced by Lizelle D'Souza, Matur K. Barot, co-starring Raghav Juyal, Dharmesh Yelande and Isha Rikhi.
In 2019, he participated in Colors TV's stunt reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 and emerged as the winner. His team performed in Isha Ambani's sangeet ceremony. In the same year, he was mentor of dance reality show Dance Plus (season 5). He had also done choreography of IPL[disambiguation needed] Finale in the same year. He later was a guest in Khatra Khatra Khatra.
In 2020, he appeared in the dance film Street Dancer 3D which was released on 24 January 2020, directed by Remo D'Souza co-starring Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Prabhu Deva, Nora Fatehi and Raghav Juyal.