|Real Name||Luke Kenny|
|Nickname||Brad Pitt of India|
|Profession(s)||Actor, Director, Composer & Music Director|
|Famous Role|| Playing 'Malcom Murad' in the Netflix 'Sacred Games'
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 38 inches
- Waist: 34 inches
- Biceps: 15 inches
|Eye Colour||Moss Green|
|Date of Birth||14 June 1969|
|Age (as in 2018)||49 Years|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|School(s)||• Bharat English High School
• St John The Baptist High School
|College/University||Elphinstone College, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||12h Pass|
|Debut||Film (Director & Producer): 13th Floor (2005)
Film (Actor): Bombay Boys (1998)
|Hobbies||Singing, Listening to Music, Anchoring, Writing, Dancing, Playing the Guitar|
|Relationships & More|
|Marital Status||Not Known|
|Parents||Father- Robert Kenny (Musician)
|Favourite Food(s)||Rajma Chawal, Gobhi Ki Sabji|
|Favourite Actresses||Waheeda Rehman, Sridevi|
|Favourite Film||Star Wars|
|Favourite Singer(s)||Adele, Justin Bieber, Paloma Faith|
|Favourite Song(s)||Bollywood- Aa Chal ke Tujhe by Kishore Kumar
Hollywood- Imagine by John Lennon
|Favourite Bands||The Beatles, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Pink Floyd, The Eagles, Jethro Tull.|
|Favourite Dancer||Michael Jackson|
|Favourite Musician(s)||Dolores O'Riordan, Tycho|
|Favourite Destination(s)||Leh-Ladakh, Sikkim, Paris, Dubai, Ireland|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Luke Kenny
- Does Luke Kenny smoke?: Not Known
- Does Luke Kenny drink alcohol?: Yes
- He is of Irish-Italian descent; Irish on his father’s side and Italian on his mother’s.
- Luke’s grandfather moved to India from Burma after World War II and got married to Luke’s grandmother who was a British. His father was born in Delhi. Luke’s father moved to Calcutta and got married to an Italian girl (Luke’s mother).
- Luke’s parents got divorced when he was very young.
- When he was a 3-month-old baby, his father moved to Mumbai along with him and his grandfather. He was raised by his father and grandfather, both of them were musicians, so Luke’s connection with music started early in his life.
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- After he completed his schooling, he took admission in Elphinstone College, Mumbai, but he did not complete his graduation since he went on to learn music and culture.
- In 1989, he began his career as a solo dancer. He joined Arshad Warsi‘s dance team and became his associate choreographer (1990 to 1992).
- In 1991, he was also associated with a rock band named, ‘Greek,’ as a vocalist.
- He also worked as a DJ from 1993 to 1995.
- In 1995, he went on to become India’s first male VJ on Channel V.
- In 1997, Luke appeared in the film, Bombay Boys; playing a minuscule role of a leader of a rock band.
- In 2005, he made a comeback as the face of the show, ‘Luke’s After Hours,’ the show was known for playing a unique collection of music; especially chosen by Luke.
- In 2005, Luke made his debut feature film as a director and a producer called “13th Floor,” which starred Purab Kohli and Sandhya Mridul. It was India’s first ever digitally made and released film which was shot in just 6 days; it was also screened at Fame Cinemas and Fun Republic Theatres.
- For its unique content, the film got featured in the following film festivals: Tromafling International Film Festival, Edinburgh 2005, Temecula Valley International Film Festival, California 2005, Sports Movies TV India International Film Festival, 2006, International Film Festival of India, 2006, and Cape Town Bollywood Film Festival, South Africa 2007.
- In 2006, Kenny came up with directing three music videos: Dil, Humein Jeene Do, and Kyon; Paanch Tatva.
- From 1998 to 2008, he was the head of music programming and artist relations for Channel V.
- He was again featured in Abhishek Kapoor‘s film, ‘Rock On,’ as Rob, a keyboardist.
- He started writing for a weekly music column titled, If I May Say So, in Hindustan Times, which used to feature every Friday.
- He became a contributing editor for ‘Rolling Stone India,’ with a writing column, LukeBox and a live music column, Gig-A-Bites.
- In 2008, he organized a concert to pay his tribute to Jim Morrison and the music of The Doors.
- Along with the actress, Sophie Choudry, Luke co-hosted a Humanity Concert; benefitting the Nargis Dutt Memorial Charitable Trust.
- He also appeared in the film, Qarib Qarib Singlle (2017).
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