Manit Joura at a promotional event for Love Shagun in 2016
|Born||June 5, 1987 (age 31)|
New Delhi, India
|Occupation||Television actor, film actor|
Manit Joura is an Indian actor. He made his Bollywood debut in Yash Raj Films' romantic comedy Band Baaja Baaraat in 2010 and played the lead in Love Shagun (2016) and ALT Balaji's The Test Case (2017). Currently, he plays the role of Rishabh Luthra in Zee TV's Kundali Bhagya. He played a pivotal role in the Malayalam/Tamil bilingual film Solo.
Early life and background
Joura was born on July 1987 into a Punjabi family in Delhi. He has a younger sister and a brother. After completing his studies, he joined a professional theater group and has been a part of plays.
Joura started his career as a model and took part in the Gladrags Manhunt Contest in 2008, in which he was one of the finalists and won some sub-contests. He was the brand ambassador for Brunch Magazine for about four years and participated in several ramps and fashion shows. He has been associated with brands like Godrej Hair Color and Wrangler, and was also a part of the 'Ungli Uthao Vote Karo' campaign.
He was earlier seen on television in the Star Plus reality show Aaja Mahi Vay. He appeared in television shows like 12/24 Karol Bagh (Zee TV), Ram Milaayi Jodi (Zee TV) and Bejoy Nambiar’s Rush on MTV India.
Joura made the transition from television to films with his debut in Yash Raj Films' Band Baaja Baaraat, directed by Maneesh Sharma. He got an opportunity to work in a German film titled The Girl With The Indian Emerald, directed by Michael Karen. He played the main lead in Mujhse Kuchh Kehti...Yeh Khamoshiyaan on Star Plus.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2010||Band Baaja Baaraat||Debut|
|2018||Falsafa: The Other Side||Aman||Hindi Film|
|2009||12/24 Karol Bagh||Vicky|
|2010||Ram Milaayi Jodi||Goldie|
|2013||Mujhse Kuchh Kehti...Yeh Khamoshiyaan||Garv Shinde/Vikram Gaikwad|
|2014||SuperCops vs Supervillains||Jaywant Rane|
|2017||Kundali Bhagya||Rishabh Luthra|
|The Test Case||ALT Balaji||Capt. Avinash Walia|
- "Dheeraj Dhoopar and Manit Joura to play the lead roles in the Kumkum Bhagya spin-off, Kundali Bhagya". Bollywoodlife. 19 June 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
- "Actor Manit Joura: Delhi actually safer in last few years, not as bad as people make it out to be". Times of India. 12 July 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
- "I'm choosy because I struggled a lot: TV actor Manit Joura". New Indian Express. 18 January 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2016.
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- "Manit Joura's fan created a fan page for him". Times of India. 12 January 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2016.
- Times Of India. "Manit Joura in Hum Ne Li Shapath". timesofindia.com.