Pulkit Samrat Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography

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Wife: Kriti Kharbanda
Age: 41 Years
Hometown: Delhi

Pulkit Samrat

Famous RoleVikas Gulati 'Hunny' in the Hindi film series 'Fukrey'
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 8" (173 cm)
Weight (approx.)70 Kg (154 lbs)
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutTV: Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2006) on Star Plus as 'Laksh Virani'
Pulkit Samrat in a still from the 2000 Hindi TV show 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi'
Film: Bitto Boss (2012) as 'Bitto Boss'
Pulkit Samrat in a still from the 2012 Hindi film 'Bitto Boss'
Awards2006: Fresh New Face - Male Award for the TV show 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' at the Indian Telly Awards
• Favorite Naya Sadsya - Male Award at the Star Parivaar Awards
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 December 1983 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2023)41 Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
School• Manav Sthali School, New Delhi
• Montfort Senior Secondary School, Delhi
College/UniversityApeejay Institute of Design, New Delhi
Educational QualificationCourse in Advertising
ReligionHinduism [1]The Times of India
EthnicityPunjabi [2]The Times of India
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [3]The Times of India
HobbiesBuying shades & perfumes, levitation, mind-reading & cards
ControversiesLodged a Complaint against Ekta Kapoor
In 2007, Pulkit departed from the TV show 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' after a dispute with Ekta Kapoor. He openly confronted her, accusing Balaji Telefilms of unfair treatment regarding actors' fees. Pulkit filed a lawsuit against Ekta, claiming she harmed his reputation publicly and owed him Rs 3.21 lakh. Consequently, Pulkit faced challenges in finding work as Balaji and other TV production companies refrained from hiring him. [4]India Today

Broke Hotel Furniture
Pulkit Samrat and Yami Gautam's second romantic movie, 'Junooniyat,' didn’t fare well at the box office. Pulkit seemed to struggle with this setback, particularly because it was the second consecutive disappointment for the rumored couple. Reports surfaced of Pulkit losing his temper at the Mumbai airport and later damaging hotel furniture. Allegedly, he was dissatisfied with the producers for not allocating sufficient funds for promoting the film. Pulkit reportedly broke a Maharaja chair in his hotel room and demanded the producers cover the Rs 50,000 worth of damage. [5]The Times of India

Misbehaved with Media
At Mumbai airport, Pulkit Samrat and Yami Gautam were spotted together. Pulkit, who had recently separated from his wife, became upset upon encountering the paparazzi and even threatened a reporter by lifting his suitcase when questioned. Meanwhile, Yami decided to exit the airport without interacting with the media. [6]The Times of India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsMouni Roy (actor)
Pulkit Samrat with Mouni Roy
Yami Gautam (actor)
Yami Gautam with Pulkit Samrat
Kriti Kharbanda (actor)
Pulkit Samrat with Kriti Kharbanda
Marriage DateFirst Marriage: 3 November 2014
A wedding day image of Pulkit Samrat and Shweta Rohira
Second Marriage: 15 March 2024
Pulkit Samrat and Kriti Kharbanda's wedding photo
Marriage PlaceGurgaon (with Kriti Kharbanda)
Engagement Date30 January 2024 with Kriti Kharbanda (actor)
A picture of Kriti Kharbanda and Pulkit Samrat from their roka ceremony
Wife/SpouseFirst Wife: Shweta Rohira (TV Journalist, m.2014-div.2017)
Shweta Rohira with her ex-husband Pulkit Samrat
• Second Wife: Kriti Kharbanda (actor)
ParentsFather- Sunil Samrat
Pulkit Samrat with his father
Mother- Deepa Samrat
Pulkit Samrat with his mother
SiblingsBrother- Ullas Samrat (actor; elder)
Pulkit Samrat with his brother
Actor(s)Salman Khan, Kamal Hassan
ActressMadhuri Dixit
Filmmaker(s)Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ram Gopal Varma
FoodRajma Chawal, Butter Chicken, Laddoos
Travel DestinationGoa
Style Quotient
Car Collection• BMW X5
• Audi Q7
Money Factor
Salary/Income (approx.)Rs 30 lakhs per month (as of September 2023) [7]Lifestyle Asia
Assets/PropertiesPulkit owns a luxury property worth Rs 14 crore in Mumbai. He possesses several other properties in both Delhi and Mumbai. [8]Lifestyle Asia
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 41 crores (as of September 2023) [9]Lifestyle Asia

Pulkit Samrat

Some Lesser Known Facts About Pulkit Samrat

  • Pulkit Samrat belongs to a family of real estate businessmen in Delhi. [10]The Times of India
  • He attended the Apeejay Institute of Design in Delhi for advertising; however, after five months, he got a modelling job and left the institute. He then moved to Mumbai and began taking acting classes with Kishore Namit Kapoor. [11]The Times of India
  • Before working in Bollywood, he was a famous face for his work as Lakshya Virani in Star Plus’ popular daily soap ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi,’ which aired in 2000.
  • For acting in ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi,’ he received various awards, like the Indian Telly Award in the category of Best Fresh New Face (Male) in 2006 and Favorite Naya Sadsya (Male) at the Star Parivaar Awards.
  • His wife, Shweta Rohira, is regarded as a ‘rakhi-sister’ to actor Salman Khan. Salman Khan played a part in promoting Pulkit Samrat’s debut film.
  • In 2008, he participated as a contestant on Star Plus’ reality show ‘Kaho Na Yaar Hai.’
  • Later, in 2011, Samrat played the lead role in choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant’s musical theatre production, ‘Taj Express.’
  • He gained prominence after portraying the character Vikas Gulati, also known as ‘Hunny,’ in the 2013 Hindi comedy thriller film ‘Fukrey.’

    The poster of the 2013 film Fukrey

    The poster of the 2013 film Fukrey

  • In 2015, Samrat starred as Inspector Robin Singh in ‘Dolly Ki Doli,’ alongside Sonam Kapoor. The following year, he had two more Hindi film releases, both with Yami Gautam. First was ‘Sanam Re,’ followed by ‘Junooniyat.’ Reportedly, both films didn’t receive favourable reviews from critics and were considered box-office failures. [12]The Times of India
  • In 2019, he portrayed the character Sarfaraz Khan in Amazon Prime Video’s romantic drama web series ‘Made in Heaven.’

    Poster of the 2019 web series 'Made in Heaven'

    Poster of the 2019 web series ‘Made in Heaven’

  • In 2019, Pulkit started dating Indian actress Kriti Kharbanda. They met while filming the Hindi comedy movie ‘Veerey Ki Wedding’ in 2018 and began their relationship five months later. [13]Hindustan Times
  • In addition to his acting career, Samrat works as a brand ambassador for several companies including Pepsi, Coca-Cola, and Bella Vita Organic. He’s also collaborated with Pebble watches, sharing the brand ambassador role with Kriti Kharbanda. Notably, he achieved the milestone of being the first Bollywood actor to feature in an advertisement in Pakistan.

  • In an interview, Pulkit talked about his school days and disclosed that he had faced suspension prior to his class 10 pre-boards. He revealed that he and his friends had burst firecrackers at the window of the principal’s cabin. He added that as he left the cabin by breaking the window glass, he accidentally collided with the principal. Pulkit mentioned that although three of his friends were also part of this incident, he was the only one who faced suspension.
  • He is a good cook and ranks himself as a good maker of Lachcha parantha.
  • Pulkit Samrat’s popularity has led to his inclusion in the Times of India’s Most Desirable Men List. He ranked 48th in 2019 and climbed to 23rd place in 2020. [14]The Times of India [15]The Times of India
  • In 2023, he appeared in the third film of the Fukrey film series titled ‘Fukrey 3.’

    Poster of the 2023 film 'Fukrey 3'

    Poster of the 2023 Hindi film ‘Fukrey 3’

  • He is an avid animal lover and is the owner of a husky dog named Drogo. In 2020, Pulkit and Drogo appeared on the cover of Buddy Life magazine cover.

    Pulkit Samrat and Drogo on the cover of the Buddy Life magazine

    Pulkit Samrat and Drogo on the cover of the Buddy Life magazine