Ashmit Amit Patel (born 13 January 1978) is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood films.
Early life 
Patel was born to a Gujarati Patidar Leva Patil Gurjar Kamboj Hindu family in Mumbai. He is the son of Amit Patel and Asha Patel, the younger brother of Amisha Patel, and the grandson of the famous lawyer-politician Barrister Rajni Patel who was the Congress Pradesh Committee President of Mumbai (then Bombay). His birth name is an amalgamation of his parents' names.
Patel studied at the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai and later attended the University of Texas at Austin in United States, from which he received a Bachelor's Degree in Business in 2000. After graduation he worked in his father's business for a while, but later decided to go into acting like his sister.
Patel started his career as an assistant director and worked with Vikram Bhatt in the making of his films, Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage (2002), Awara Paagal Deewana (2002), Raaz (2002) and Footpath (2003). He made his acting debut with the film Inteha directed by Vikram Bhatt. In 2004, he appeared alongside Mallika Sherawat and Emraan Hashmi in the thriller Murder, a Bollywood inspiration of Unfaithful. The film was his first commercial success.
In 2005, Patel starred in Soni Razdan's thriller Nazar and Khalid Mohammed's multi-starrer Silsilay. Both the films were unsuccessful at the box office. In 2006, he also played leading roles in Dil Diya Hai, Banaras and Fight Club. In 2007, he starred in the comedy Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamana alongside Mahima Chaudhary and Rekha. His next film Toss was released in 2009.
Patel featured as one of the finalists in the fourth season of the Indian television reality show Bigg Boss. He hosted a show Superstud on UTV Bindass and working on two films, Good Night and Future Toh Bright Hai Jee. He is currently hosting a show Superdude on UTV Bindass .
Assistant Director 
Reality television 
- As Contestant
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