Praneet Bhatt Wiki

Indian small screen actor Praneet Bhatt is mainly recognized for his acting and strong dialogue delivery. He came in fame as the lovable character of Adi in Star One's Geet Hui Sabse Parayi. He was last seen in Suvreen Guggal - Topper of the year as Jolly. Recently, he has essayed the most challenging character, Shakuni in the epic Mahabharat. Recently, he was seen as one of the contestants in controversial reality show Bigg Boss 8.


Praneet Bhatt was born 26 September, 1980 in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. He has completed his Mechanical Engineering from K.K. Wagh Engineering College, Nashik and worked with a software company, Wipro for a while. He was very passionate about World Cinema and has stepped into Tellywood through the TV show 'Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi'. It was his ticket to showbiz. He was earlier seen in the TV shows like 'Hotel Kingston', 'Kittu Sab Janti Hai', 'Shhh..Phir Koi Hai' and 'Kaajal'. He has worked in various departments of film-making and has been a professional theatre actor. He has also done several theatres and thinks that acting in theatre is quite different than acting in television shows.

Personal Profile

Name : Praneet Bhatt
Birth Place : Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Date of Birth : 26 September, 1980
Age: 34 years
Height: 5'7" approx
Profession : Actor
Current city : Mumbai
Debut Show : Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi

Praneet Bhatt

In Nach Baliye 7

Shakuni Mama aka Praneet Bhatt who was also seen in the reality show Bigg Boss 8, is all set to experience the technique of dancing. Praneet is considering to participate in the popular couples dance reality show, Nach Baliye. Nach Baliye's new season is in the process to go on air. According to our source, "The makers have approached Praneet to participate with his belle Kanchan in the upcoming season of Nach Baliye."

In Bigg Boss 8

Praneet garnered fame through his role of Shakuni in Star Plus's hit series Mahabharat, entered in the new season of the most cotroversial reality show Bigg Boss. He was quite a strong contender as an inmate of the notorious house. But now he has eliminated from the house.

Although it was later announced by host Salman Khan that there won't be any eliminations this week, but the way Puneet behaved with Praneet and Pritam became the talk of the house the next day. Praneet was heard discussing this whole incident with Pritam, Upen Patel and Ali Quli Mirza wherein he stated that he felt hurt by Puneet's gesture of not hugging them, as they were really good friends at one point of time.


Television actor Praneet Bhatt is quite calm about his personal issues. There is no information about his girlfriend.

As Shakuni in Mahabharat

Praneet Bhatt played the role of Shakuni in the mythological saga Mahabharat. The character of Shakuni has only one eye, hence he supposed to keep his one eye closed while acting.

In Suvreen Guggal

Praneet has entered in Channel [V]'s Suvreen Guggal - Topper of the Year (Season 2) as brother to Ira (Simple Kaul) Jolly, the character he plays has negative shades with a tinge of comedy to it.

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Tv Serials

2008: Arslaan as Shefan
2010-2011: Geet Hui Sabse Parayi as Adi
2012-2013: Suvreen Guggal - Topper of the year as Jolly
2013-2014: Mahabharat as Shakuni
2014: Bigg Boss 8 as Himself

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