Praneet Bhat

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Praneet Bhat
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ResidenceMumbai, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationModel, Actor, Mechanical Engineer
Years active2004 – present
Home townSrinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India[1]

Praneet Bhat is an Indian television actor best known for his role as Shakuni in epic TV series Mahabharat (2013–2014).[2][3][4]

After completing his engineering , Bhat worked with a software company, Wipro.[1][5]

Bhat shifted to Mumbai in 2002,[5] and after modelling,[6] he started his television career in 2004,[5] and went on to appear on the television programs Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi, Hotel Kingston, Kituu Sabb Jaantii Hai, Shhh..Phir Koi Hai and Kaajjal.

He played the geeky character Aditya in Geet (2010–2011). He appeared in the role of Shakuni in the mythological saga Mahabharat.[2] In September 2014, he became one of the contestants of eighth season of reality show Bigg Boss.[7]

In November 2015, he married his longtime girlfriend, Kanchan Sharma. His Mahabharat and Bigg Boss close friends attended the wedding. He is currently portraying a negative role in Star Plus's Rishton Ka Chakravyuh.[8]

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Source Notes
2004 Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi Shefan
2007 Kaajjal Bunty
2008 Arslaan Shefan
2010–2011 Geet (TV series) Aditya
2012–2013 Suvreen Guggal – Topper of The Year Jolly
2013–2014 Mahabharat Shakuni
2014 Bigg Boss 8 Himself/contestant Evicted on Day 91 - 21 December 2014
2015 Razia Sultan Kasbi Kalandar Lahhori
2017 Trideviyaan Kilmish
2017–18 Rishton Ka Chakravyuh Pujan Singh Negative Role
2017–18 Porus Darius III Negative Role
2018 Meri Hanikarak Biwi Aghori Baba Negative Role
2018 Aladdin - Naam Toh Suna Hoga Jinn-e-Anguthi Negative Role

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reenu Dabas (27 Aug 2013). "Shakuni from Mahabharat is neither positive nor negative: Praneet Bhatt". Daily Bhaskar. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b Navya Malini (23 Oct 2013). "Like lead actors, character actors too are paid well: Praneet Bhat". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Then and now: How Mahabharat has got more slick and grand". CNN-News18. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  4. ^ Nikita Sharma (6 September 2014). "Praneet Bhatt in Bigg Boss?". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  5. ^ a b c Sana Riyaz (12 September 2013). "'Glad that I am playing the role of Shakuni in Mahabharata'". The Pioneer. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Will Praneet Bhatt aka Shakuni of Mahabharat be the biggest mastermind of Bigg Boss 8?". Daily Bhaskar. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  7. ^ IANS (22 September 2014). "'Bigg Boss 8′ takes off". The Indian Express. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  8. ^ TNN. "No to make up for Rishton Ka Chakravyuh: Praneet Bhatt - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 April 2018.

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