Sooraj Pancholi

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Sooraj Pancholi
Sooraj Pancholi graces Vogue Beauty Awards 2017.jpg
Vogue Beauty Awards 2017
Born (1990-11-09) 9 November 1990 (age 29)[1]
Years active2015–present
Parent(s)Aditya Pancholi (father)
Zarina Wahab (mother)
RelativesSana Pancholi (sister)[2]

Sooraj Pancholi (born 9 November 1990) is an Indian film actor who appears in Bollywood Hindi films. He debuted in the romantic action film Hero (2015) for which he won a Filmfare award Best Newcomer.[3]

Early life[edit]

Pancholi was born on 9 November 1990 to Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab in Mumbai. His parents are also Bollywood actors[4] and his grandfather Rajan Pancholi was a filmmaker.


Sooraj was an assistant director on films such as Guzaarish and Ek Tha Tiger.[5] In 2015, he made his acting debut in the romantic action film Hero, which earned him a Filmfare Award for Best Newcomer in 2016.[3] He then acted in Satellite Shankar which released on November 2019.[6] He has also been cast in the upcoming Indian dance film Time to Dance.[7] He has also appeared in the music videos GF BF (2016) and Dim Dim Lights (2019).



'Films that have not yet been released' Denotes films that have not yet been released

Year Film Role Notes
2015 Hero Suraj Kaushik Debut film
2019 Satellite Shankar Shankar [6]
TBA Time to Dancedagger TBA [7]

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Singer Co-Starring
2016 "GF BF" Gurinder Seagal Jacqueline Fernandez
2019 "Dim Dim Lights" Rahul Jain Larissa Bonesi


Year Film Award Category Result
2015 Hero Stardust Awards Best Jodi Of The Year (Shared with Athiya Shetty) Won[8]
2016 Hero Filmfare Awards Best Male Debut Won

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Sooraj Pancholi opens up on Jiah Khan case: Lost someone I loved". mid-day. 18 September 2019.
  2. ^ "I'm not giving Sana anything,says Sooraj Pancholi". Retrieved 29 August 2015.
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  4. ^ ""My mother is the real 'Hero' of my life" - Sooraj Pancholi". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 30 August 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  5. ^ "SOORAJ, AS HIS PALS KNOW HIM". Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Not Ujda Chaman, Sooraj Pancholi's Satellite Shankar to clash with Ayushmann Khurrana's Bala on November 8". newsx. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  7. ^ a b "'Time To Dance': Katrina Kaif's sister Isabelle Kaif, Sooraj Pancholi's film to go on floors in London". DNA. 29 March 2018. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Stardust Awards 2015 Winners List!". Pinkvilla. Retrieved 12 August 2018.

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