|Real Name||Shiv Pandit|
|Profession(s)||Actor, Television Host|
|Famous Role||In FIR aired on SAB TV|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6’
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
|Date of Birth||21 June 1984|
|Age (as in 2018)||34 Years|
|Birthplace||Nagpur, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Nagpur, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Doon Public School, Dehradun|
|College/University||Hindu College, Delhi|
|Debut||Film (English): Let's Enjoy (2004)
Film (Hindi): Aagey Se Right (2009)
TV: Studio Disney (2005, As A Host)
Web Series: Untag (2017)
|Hobbies||Reading Books, Playing Cricket & Football|
|Tattoo||On his left Bicep
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affair/Girlfriend||Ameira Punvani (Costume Designer)|
|Marriage Date||9 May 2018|
|Wife/Spouse||Ameira Punvani (Costume Designer)
|Parents||Father- Name Not Known (Govt. Employee)
Mother- Name Not Known
|Siblings||Brother- Arjun Pandit (Sports Anchor on STAR Sports)
Sister- Gayatri Pandit (Assistant Director)
|Favourite Actor||Akshay Kumar|
|Favourite Actresses||Bollywood: Kajol
Kannada: Sudha Rani
Hollywood: Julia Roberts
|Favourite Film||Pretty Woman (1990)|
|Favourite Book(s)||The Godfather by Mario Puz, The Foundation by Isaac Asimov|
|Net Worth (approx.)||₹1.3 Crore|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shiv Pandit
- Does Shiv Pandit smoke?: No
- Does Shiv Pandit drink alcohol?: No
- Shiv’s childhood has been spent at different places like Nagpur, Dehradun, Karnataka, and Delhi because of regular transfers of his father, as he was a government employee.
- He was a keen footballer in his younger days and was a state level football player.
- Since his college time, he was interested in acting and also worked as a theatre artist besides studying.
- He has appeared in various commercial advertisements like Airtel, Tide, Colgate, LG, Sprite, etc. Here’s a video showcasing him in a Sprite advertisement:
- Prior to entering the film industry, he worked as a Radio Jockey (RJ) in Mumbai for 2 years from 2002 to 2004.
- He was starred in a popular Indian Television Sitcom- FIR as Chief Inspector Hanuman Prasad Pandey, for which he was critically acclaimed by the audience.
- In 2008, he has also hosted “Extra Innings T20” for IPL, which was aired on SET Max.
- His role as Dushyant Sahu aka Dash in the movie Shaitaan, an Indian crime thriller rose him to fame. Moreover, he was also nominated for many categories.
- In 2011, he was listed #3 in Times of India’s ‘Most Promising Newcomer.’
- After so much struggle and hard work, he got the lead role in an Indian thriller film named “7 Hours To Go”.
- He has also worked with famous Bollywood actor- Akshay Kumar in the film Boss.
- Shiv is very fond of reading books and has a habit of reading two books at a time.
- He has done various short films in his acting career named The Private Life of Albert Pinto, The Other Woman, Jai Mata Di, Paagal, Koi Hai, and Bulbul.
- He has excellent verbal skills and therefore, has hosted many reality shows including Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 3.
- He is very fond of wearing sunglasses and loves Armani glasses.
- In 2017, he played a gay character in the movie titled ‘LOEV,’ which was released worldwide on Netflix. The movie went on to win the AT&T Audience Award in Frameline Film Festival and Best Feature Audience Award in Tel Aviv Film Festival in the year 2016.
- On 10 May 2018, he got married to his long-time girlfriend Ameira Punvani, a famous fashion costume designer.
- His sister, Gayatri Pandit’ was the assistant director in his films like ‘Desi Boyz,’ ‘Roy’ and ‘Shivaay.’
- Shiv is also the co-owner of Chandigarh Clubs Cricket Team competing at Box Cricket League (BCL), in collaboration with Anita Hassanandani.