Shiv Pandit

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Shiv Pandit
Born (1984-06-21) 21 June 1984 (age 33)
Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Residence Mumbai, India
Occupation Actor, Television Host & Radio Jockey
Years active 2003–present
Relatives Gayatri Pandit (sister), Arjun Pandit (brother)

Shiv Pandit (born 21st June 1984) is an Indian actor and television host.[1] He is the brother of Gayatri Pandit, who has been an assistant director on the films Desi Boyz (2011), Boss (2013), Roy (2015) and Shivaay (2016) and Arjun Pandit, a sports anchor on STAR Sports. Shiv is also the co-owner of Chandigarh Cubs cricket team in the Box Cricket League (B.C.L.) along with actress Anita Hassanandani.


Career[edit]

Films[edit]

Shiv Pandit made his screen debut in 2011 with the critically & commercially successful Hindi film 'Shaitan' where he got noticed and was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.[2] He went on to debut as a lead actor in the Tamil film Leelai. The film opened to extremely positive reviews, with Pandit's performance being extremely well received by both critics & audience alike.[3]

Television[edit]

After having featured in several T.V. commercials for popular brands (Sprite, Airtel, Tide, Colgate, LG & Rotomac to name a few), Pandit landed the lead role in the Television Sitcom 'FIR' in 2006.[4] Post his stint on the show, he was contracted as the host for the 1st edition of the Indian Premier League on Set MAX for the show 'Extraaa Innings T20' in 2008.

Filmography[edit]

Feature Films[edit]

Year Film Role Language Awards Notes
2004 Let's Enjoy Raghu Pandit English
2009 Aagey Se Right Sunny Hindi
2011 Shaitan Dushyant Sahu/ Dash Hindi Nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut[5]
Nominated for Big Star Young Entertainer Debut of the Year – Male[6]
Nominated for Screen Award – Best Ensemble Cast[7]
2012 Leelai Karthik/ Sundar Tamil
2013 Boss Shiv Hindi
2014 Mumbai Delhi Mumbai Goli Kohli Hindi
2016 7 Hours To Go Arjun Ranawat Hindi
2017 Mantra Viraj Kapoor English Special Appearance
2017 Loev Jai English Worldwide release on Netflix[8]
Solid Patels Tom Patel Hindi Unreleased

Short Films[edit]

Year Film Role Language Awards Notes
2008 The Private Life of Albert Pinto Albert Pinto English
2010 The Other Woman Karan English
2017 Jai Mata Di Suraj Shetty Hindi
2017 Paagal Rajvir Singh Shekhawat Hindi Unreleased
2017 Meera Ashish Hindi Unreleased

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Language Awards Platform
2005 Studio Disney Host Hindi Flagship entertainment show of Disney Channel
2005–2006 Bombay Talking Kunal Khosla English Soap on Zee Café
2006–2008 FIR Chief Inspector Hanuman Prasad Pandey Hindi Nominated for Boroplus Gold Awards 2008 (Dubai) – Best Comic Role (Male)[9][10] Sitcom on SAB TV
2008 Extraaa Innings T20 Host English Indian Premier League (IPL) Pre-Match show on Sony MAX
2009 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 3) Host Hindi Dance reality show on Sony Entertainment Television
2011 Rishta.com Cameo as Neeraj in Episodes 5 & 19 Hindi Sitcom on Sony Entertainment Television
2016 Dr. Bhanumati On Duty Cameo as Inspector Makkhan Singh/ Shiv in Episodes 12 & 13, for the promotions of the film 7 Hours To Go Hindi Sitcom on SAB TV

Web Series[edit]

Year Show Role Language Awards Platform
2017 Untag Prithvi Sihaag Hinglish Voot

Recognition[edit]

Pandit was ranked 3rd in Times of India's (Itimes.com) 'Most Promising Newcomer' in 2011.[11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shiv Pandit: Juggling IPL & Tamil Cinema". Rediff.com. 25 August 2008. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Filmfare Awards : Best Debut Male – Nominations". Facebook.com (Shiv Pandit Artist Page). 19 February 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Leelai: Is A Breezy Rom-Com". Sify.com. 26 April 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Shiv Pandit: I Share A Good Rapport With Kavita". Entertainment.oneindia.in. 27 July 2007. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Filmfare Awards : Best Debut Male – Nominations". Facebook.com (Shiv Pandit Artist Page). 19 February 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Big Star Young Entertainer Debut of the Year – Nominations". Facebook.com (Shiv Pandit Artist Page). 11 October 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  7. ^ "18th Annual Colors Screen Awards Nominations". Bollywoodhungama.com. 6 January 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "Netflix Acquires Sudhanshu Sarias's Indian Romance 'Loev'". Deadline.com. 19 April 2017. Retrieved 27 April 2017. 
  9. ^ "The Gold Awards 2008 – Nomination Details". Dikhtana.Wordpress.com. 20 December 2008. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  10. ^ "Boroplus Gold Awards 2008 – Nominations". Facebook.com (Shiv Pandit Artist Page). 10 October 2008. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  11. ^ "Promising Newcomer Bollywood (Male) 2011". Itimes.com. 26 March 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  12. ^ "The Most Promising Newcomer of 2011 - Male". Times of India (Indiatimes.com). 26 March 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 

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