Pulkit Samrat is an Indian actor and a popular model. He got his first break in the Hindi film industry with the movie “Bittoo Boss” in 2012. Born to a Hindu family, Pulkit has given several hits. He gained popularity after his debut in the film industry with the daily soap Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. He quit the show in 2007 and started looking for bigger projects in Bollywood.
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Pulkit Samrat Wiki/Biography
Born on 29th December 1983, Pulkit’s age is 37 years as of 2020. He was born in Delhi, India. His zodiac sign is Capricorn and he holds Indian nationality.
Pulkit Samrat Childhood Photo
Pulkit Samrat studied in Manav Sthali School and Montfort Senior Secondary School in Delhi. After his schooling, he enrolled in the Apeejay Institute of Design in Delhi. He has completed a course in advertising. Later, he joined the acting school to sharpen his skills.
Date of Birth
29th December 1983
Actor and Model
Manav Sthali School and Montfort Senior Secondary School, Delhi
College / University
Apeejay Institute of Design, Delhi
Course in Advertising
He dropped college after studying for five months to pursue his career in the acting industry. He started to get modeling projects, which made him move to Mumbai.
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
His father’s name is Sunil Samrat who is a businessman. His mother’s name is Deepa Samrat who is a housewife.
Pulkit Samrat Father
Pulkit Samrat Mother
He has one brother named “Ullas Samrat”.
Pulkit Samrat Brother
As far as dating is concerned, Pulkit is unmarried but isn’t single. He is dating Kriti Kharbanda, who also happens to be his Pagalpanti co-star. The actors have opened up about their relationship. If research is to be believed, they started to date each other during their Taish shoot. The couple does not have any plans for a wedding yet, though they would definitely love to share the vows someday. They mentioned that they wanted to take things slow.
However, Pulkit has had an interesting dating history. He got married to Shweta Rohira in 2014, but the couple broke their marriage within 2 years. According to the reports, the reason for their break-up was Pulkit’s growing closeness to his Sana Re co-star Yami Gautam. The actor would spend a lot of time with Yami on the sets of Sanam Re. Yami and Pulkit dated for a while before they broke their relationship.
Kriti Kharbanda, Yami Gautam, Mouni Roy, and Shweta Rohira
Pulkit Samrat is often praised for his looks. He is undoubtedly one of the gorgeous actors in the film industry. His height is 173 cm, while he weighs 71 kg. His body measurements are 41 inches (chest), 32 inches (waist), and 15 inches (Biceps). His eye color and hair color are dark brown and black respectively.
Pulkit Samrat started off his career as a TV actor in 2006. He moved to Mumbai, Maharashtra a year before his debut in this industry. Samrat bagged his first project in a TV show produced by Balaji Telefilms. He played the part of Lakshya Virani in the show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. However, he only did the show for a year. Four years later, Pulkit got to play the lead role in Taj Express.
He made his debut in the Bollywood industry with the movie “Bitto Boss” in 2012. He was seen as the wedding photographer in this romantic drama. Pulkit got one of the biggest projects of his acting career in 2013 in the movie “Fukrey”. He also made a cameo appearance in the movie “Jai Ho”. He played the role of a police inspector and gave a brief appearance.
In 2014, Pulkit Samrat got the lead role in “O Teri” alongside Sarah Jane Dias. A year later, Pulkit starred in Dolly ki Dolli, where he appeared alongside Rajkumar Rao and Sonam Kapoor. Later, he was featured opposite Yami Gautam in Divya Khosla Kumar’s movie “Sanam Re”. Pulkit played the lead role in the movie alongside Urvashi Rautela. With the box office collection exceeding 300 million, Sanam Re performed average. The movie had a budget of 205 million. In the same year, Pulkit Samrat reunited with his Sanam Re co-star Yami Gautam for Junooniyat. A year later, he appeared in the sequel to Fukrey “Fukrey Returns”, which turned out to be a box office hit.
Pulkit Samrat played the role of Veer in the movie “Veerey Ki Wedding”. He was paired with Kriti Kharbanda for the movie. Pulkit was also featured in 3 Storeys as Vilas Naik. He got a chance to work alongside John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz, Urvashi Rautela, and Arshad Warsi in the 2019 movie “Pagalpanti”. His latest project was Taish, which got recently released on ZEE5. However, Pulkit failed to provide us with the hits after Fukrey.
According to the sources, the reason he quit his first TV show “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi” was the late payments. He even filed a complaint against the producers for not clearing his dues. Pulkit also mentioned that they did not allow him to work on other projects.
Pulkit got into a controversy during the Sanam re shooting days. The on-screen chemistry of Pulkit and Yami turned into an off-screen relationship that was rumored to be a reason for Pulkit’s divorce. Yami and Pulkit had even moved in together. If the research is to be believed, then Pulkit’s temper issues got worse after the failure of the movie Junooniyat. He even tried to attack the paparazzi, who were trying to capture him with Yami.
Pulkit even broke the furniture at the hotel he was staying in due to his temper issues. Even though he told that he would compensate for the damages that occurred, it has already ruined his image.
Facts and Information
Pulkit’s favorite actors and actresses are Kamal Hassan, Salman Khan, and Madhuri Dixit.
His favorite holiday destination is Goa.
Before he got his first break in Bollywood, Pulkit worked in one of the top-rated daily soaps “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi”.
Pulkit even went on to receive Favorite Naya Sadasya and best Fresh New Face awards for his performance in the daily soap.
Pulkit attended acting school to improve his skills.
He mentioned that Salman Khan was his mentor, while he considered Smriti Irani his inspiration.
Pulkit Samrat is a good cook. He can cook Lachcha Paratha really well.
His hobbies are playing cards and shopping.