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Aditya Pancholi Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, Biography

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Wife: Zarina Wahab
Hometown: Mumbai
Age: 58 Years

Aditya Pancholi

Bio/Wiki
Real NameNirmal Pancholi
Profession(s)Actor, Playback Singer, Film Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)6' 1" (185 cm)
Eye ColourHazel Green
Hair ColourBrown
Career
DebutTelefilm: Shahadat (1985) as a police officer
Shahadat
Film: Sasti Dulhan Mehnga Dulha (1986) as Anil
Sasti Dulhan Mehnga Dulha
Award 2010: GIF Award for Best Performance in a Negative role for Striker
Politics
PartyJoined Lok Janshakti Party in 2001
Lok Janshakti Party
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 September 1965 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2023) 58 Years
BirthplaceMumbai
Zodiac signVirgo
SignatureAditya Pancholi's signature
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
SchoolSt. Joseph's High School, Mumbai
Religion Hinduism
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesPartying, Travelling
ControversiesAccused of Raping a Minor
In 1990s, the Indian actress-model Pooja Bedi revealed that Aditya had raped her minor maid. She came to know about it when she asked her 14 years old maid about her love bites. Initially, her maid refused to talk about it, however, when Pooja insisted her, her maid revealed that it was Aditya Pancholi. Aditya had promised her maid to give her role as an actress in Hindi films in exchange of sexual favours. Later, Pooja Bedi filed a police complaint against Aditya. [1]The Times of India

Fracturing Neighbour’s Nose
In 2005, he was sentenced to a year jail for beating his neighbour and fracturing his nose over car parking argument. [2]The Times of India

Fight with a Airline Crew Member
In 2011, he had an argument with an airline crew member after the pilot said that due to bad weather it would be difficult to land on the destination of the flight, Goa. [3]The Times of India

Fight with His Neighbour
In 2013, he fought with his old aged neighbour because Aditya was irritated with the noise of renovation in his neighbour’s apartment. In the CCTV footage, Aditya was seen grabbing the man by his collar and slapping him. [4]The Times of India
Aditya Pancholi's CCTV footage while slapping his neighbour
Fight in a Pub
In March 2015, he assaulted a bouncer of Sea Princess Hotel’s night club, after he asked the DJ to play Bollywood numbers instead of English songs. He was then arrested by the local police for creating nuisance in public and assaulting a person. [5]The Times of India

Anger Issues
He has been in news for his anger issues for many years. He has fought with many Indian actors like Vije Bhatia and Ronit Roy over petty issues. During the hearings of Jia Khan Murder Case, he even picked fight with media persons. He snatched their mics and threw their cameras. [6]The Times of India

Physical Violence with Kangana Ranaut
He dated the Indian actress Kangana Ranaut while she was struggling to make her career in Bollywood. Aditya was already married and had two children at that time, and he was more than 20 years older than her. They even shared the apartment. However, post their breakup, Kangana shared that Aditya used to physically abuse her and torture her mentally. Later, Aditya filed a legal case against her for defaming him. [7]The Times of India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsPooja Bedi (actress; ex-girlfriend)
Aditya Pancholi with Pooja Bedi
• Ekta Sohini (actress; rumoured ex-girlfriend)
Aditya Pancholi's rumoured ex-girlfriend Ekta Sohini
Pooja Bhatt (actress; rumoured ex-girlfriend)
Aditya Pancholi with Pooja Bhatt
• Achala (ex-girlfriend)
Kangana Ranaut (actress; ex-girlfriend)
Kangana Ranaut with Aditya Pancholi
Zarina Wahab (actress)
Aditya Pancholi with Zarina Wahab
Marriage DateYear, 1986
Family
Wife/SpouseZarina Wahab
Aditya Pancholi with his wife
ChildrenSon- Sooraj Pancholi (actor)
Daughter- Sana Pancholi (actress, owns a café)
Aditya Pancholi with his wife and children
ParentsFather- Rajan Pancholi (filmmaker; deceased)
Mother- Aruna Pancholi (worked in Hindi films; deceased)
Aditya Pancholi's mother
SiblingsBrother(s)- 2
• Anand Pancholy (owns a restaurant 'Indian Summer' in Durban, South Africa)
Aditya Pancholi's brother Anand
Sister- Shraddhha Pancholie (younger; actor)
Aditya Pancholi's sister
Other Relative(s)Paternal Uncle- Dalsukh M. Pancholi (filmmaker)
Dalsukh M Pancholi
Niece- Aditi Singh (actor; worked in Pakistani films)
Aditya Pancholi's niece Aditi Singh
Niece- Natasha Pancholi Khatod (actress, producer, writer)
Aditya Pancholi's niece Natasha Pancholi Khatod
Nephew- Faris McReynolds (musician)
Aditya Pancholi's nephew Faris McReynolds
Favourites
CuisineSouth Indian
FoodChicken in Hara Masala
Dessert(s)Mishti Doi, Khajur Gud ka Sandesh
Restaurant(s)Bukhara in Delhi, Maurya Sheraton in Delhi, Mahesh Lunch Home in Mumbai, Zizzi in London
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Mercedes
Aditya Pancholi with his car
• Škoda Octavia
Aditya Pancholi with his Škoda Octavia
• Tata
Aditya Pancholi with his Tata car
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Rs 20 crore (as of 2022)

Aditya Pancholi

Some Lesser Known Facts About Aditya Pancholi

  • Aditya Pancholi grew up in Mumbai.
  • While he was studying in school, he participated in various sports like cricket and football.
  • In his teens, one day, while he was travelling in a local train, a film director Nari Hira spotted him. Nari liked his looks and signed him for six telefilms including ‘Kalank Ka Tika’ (1986), ‘Siyahi’ (1986), ‘Shingora’ (1986), and ‘Abhishek’ (1987).

    Kalank Ka Tika

    Kalank Ka Tika

  • In 1986, while he was shooting for ‘Kalank Ka Tika,’ he met the Indian actress Zarina Wahab (who was six years older than him). Initially, they became friends and soon, fell in love with each other. His mother was not happy with their relationship as it was an inter-religion marriage. Within 15 days of their relationship, the couple got married.
  • Aditya once shared that he did not get the lead role in the 1986 Hindi film ‘Allah Rakha,’ as his face looked very young for the character. Later, Jackie Shroff played the role.
  • As a lead actor, Aditya has acted in various Hindi films like ‘Dayavan’ (1988), ‘Mohabat Ka Paigham’ (1989), ‘Chor Aur Chaand’ (1993), and ‘Surakshaa’ (1995).

    Surakshaa

    Surakshaa

  • Among all his films, his 1991 Hindi film ‘Saathi’ is considered his best film.

    Saathi

    Saathi

  • Initially, the Indian actor-producer Dev Anand wanted to cast cricketer Imran Khan for Aaditya Pancholi’s role in the 1990 Hindi film ‘Awwal Number.’

    Awwal Number

    Awwal Number

  • In 1990, he lent his voice to the song “Dhak Dhak Dil Dhadke” from the Hindi film Maha-Sangram.
  • In the same year, Aditya, along with the Indian actress Mandakini and her secretary Ajit Dewan, started a film production company A.M.A Productions. The name of the production house was derived from the initials of their names. Later, after a tiff among the business partners, Mandakini left the production house.
  • In the 1990 Hindi film Aashiqui, he dubbed for the role of Rahul Roy in the film.
  • He worked as a producer in the 1993 Hindi film ‘Chor Aur Chand.’
  • He has also appeared as a supporting actor in many Hindi films such as ‘Yes Boss’ (1997), ‘Aankhen’ (2002), ‘Musafir’ (2004), ‘Hero’ (2015), and ‘Bajirao Mastani’ (2015).

    A still from the film Yes Boss

    A still from the film Yes Boss

  • He once shared that he has got a hair transplant.

    Aditya Pancholi's hair transplant

    Aditya Pancholi’s hair transplant

  • Aditya has rejected the offer to play negative roles in the Hindi films ‘Mela’ (2000) and ‘Ghajini’ (2008).
  • In 2013 Jiah Khan Murder Case, his son Sooraj Pancholi was arrested for provoking her to commit suicide. Aditya was also interrogated several times in the case.
  • In 2015, the Supreme Court of India directed Aditya and his family to vacate the house they had rented since 1960 for Rs 150 per month. A case was filed by the actual owners of the house to vacate their property.
  • He is often spotted smoking cigarettes.

    Aditya Pancholi holding a packet of cigarette

    Aditya Pancholi holding a packet of cigarette

  • He often consumes alcohol at parties and events.

    Aditya Pancholi holding a glass of alcohol

    Aditya Pancholi holding a glass of alcohol

  • He is good in Martial Arts as well as dancing.
  • Aditya, along with his brother Anand Pancholy, owns a private firm named Arunarajan Enterprises Private Limited, Mumbai.
  • To remain fit, he regularly practices yoga and jogging.
  • He is a religious person and often visits various temples.

    Aditya Pancholi while going to a temple

    Aditya Pancholi while going to a temple

  • He is an avid animal lover and owns a pet dog.

    Aditya Pancholi with his pet dog

    Aditya Pancholi with his pet dog

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