Parmeet Sethi

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Parmeet Sethi
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Born (1961-10-14) 14 October 1961 (age 57)
New Delhi, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, Film producer & Director, Writer
Spouse(s)Archana Puran Singh (1992-present)
Children
  • Ayushman Sethi
  • Aryaman Sethi

Parmeet Sethi (born 14 October 1961) is an Indian film director and actor.

Personal life[edit]

Parmeet was educated in Mumbai. He passed out of Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics. He married a film and television actress Archana Puran Singh, on 30 June 1992. They have two sons Aaryamann and Ayushmaan. He is the cousin of TV actress Niki Aneja Walia.[1] Archana Puran Singh and Parmeet had a live-in relationship before they married.

Career[edit]

Sethi received his first claim to fame with the directorial debut of Aditya Chopra, "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" (1995), in which he played the character of Kuljeet, an arrogant alpha male betrothed to the heroine Simran (Kajol) and competes with Raj the protagonist played by Shahrukh Khan.[citation needed]

He later starred in Diljale (1996) as Captain Ranveer with Ajay Devgn and Sonali Bendre. He also starred in the critically acclaimed Punjabi movie Des Hoyaa Pardes.

He shot to fame in his TV career when he was chosen for the main lead in the Dubai-based TV serial called Dastaan in the mid 90s. The role in it was highly appreciated amongst the masses[citation needed]. In 2004 he starred in Israeli movie Turn Left at the End of the World as a father of repatriants family from India.

In 2010, he tried his first directorial venture, Yash Raj's Badmaash Company starring Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Meiyang Chang, which was a success at box office earning 350 millions indian rupees whereas its budget was 130 millions indian rupees. Parmeet wrote its entire script with dialogues in just six days.[2]

He has also directed the Indian sitcom television series Sumit Sambhal Lega along with Deven Bhojani and Shashant Shah.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

As Director[edit]

Television[edit]

As Director[edit]

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