Early Life of Aditya Pancholi
Aditya Pancholi was born on 4th January 1965 in the city of Mumbai to the filmmaker Rajan Pancholi and Aruna. His official name is Nirmal Pancholi. He attended St. Joseph's high school in Juhu.
Career of Aditya Pancholi
Aditya Pancholi was spotted for his good looks and charming persona by a director during a local train journey. Subsequently he signed for six video films under the production of Hiba which was owned by the owner of Stardust Magazine, Nari Hira. He made his debut as an actor in Bollywood in 1986 with the movie Sasti Dulhan Mahenga Dulha. However he gained recognition in the film industry through the K. C. Bokadia's movie Kab Tak Chup Rahungi in 1988. This was followed by Mohabat Ka Paigham in 1989 in which he co-starred with Meenakshi Sheshdri which failed to render him much fame. He also starred in films like Pyaar Ka Toofan, Jaadugar, Ladaai, Desh Ki Dushman, Lashkar and others. Aditya Pancholi appeared in a double role for the first time in 1990 Bollywood flick Zakhmi Zameen alongside Jaya Prada.
Aditya Pancholi rose to fame with his portrayal of the Rajput character Chota Ghoda in Mukul S. Anand directed Maha Sangram. His first comedy flick was Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri. His acting skills was hugely appreciated in the Mahesh Bhatt directed Saathi in 1991. He received his first Filmfare Nomination for Best Villain for the movie Yes Boss. His excellent portrayal of a 25 years young guy and subsequently of a 40 years matured man in the Sanjay Gupta directed Hameshaa was applauded by the critics. He further garnered praises for his convincing portrayals in Aatish: Feel the Fire and Jung. In 1993, he went on to produce the movie Chor Aur Chaand which although failed at the box office, received critical acclaim. In the following years he appeared in films like Baaghi, Tarkieb, Jodidar, Aankhen, Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani, Chalte Chalte etc and established himself as a seasoned actor.
After a break of a few years, Aditya Pancholi made his comeback as an antagonist in the Chandan Arora directed Striker in the year 2010. His performance met positive reviews from critics and earned him nomination in Global Indian Film and TV Honours award for Best Villain. In 2011 he collaborated with Sippy Films in Dum Maro Dum. The year 2012 marked his debut in Bengali cinema with the movie Idiot. He featured in Mumbai Mirror in the year 2013 which although received critical acclaim failed at the box office. However his next film Race 2 was successful.
Personal Life of Aditya Pancholi
Aditya Pancholi is married to the film actress Zarina Wahab since the year 1986. The couple has a daughter named Sana and a son named Sooraj.
Filmography of Aditya Pancholi