Viraf Patel is an Indian model and television actor. He was a sailor in the merchant navy. Following encouragement from his brothers he participated in ‘Grasim Mr. India’ Contest by Aditya Birla Group in 2005, and won the title of ‘Grasim Mr. India’. The 2010 Limca Soft drink Campaign established Viraf as a formidable face on the Indian advertising and celluloid space. He made his debut in Theatre with Vikram Kapadia’s "Bombay Talkies" in 2012.
Early Life of Viraf Patel
Viraf Patel was born on 12th June 1980 and brought up in a Parsi Zoroastrian family in Pune, Maharashtra.
Career of Viraf Patel
Viraf Patel completed 5 years of sailing in the merchant navy, then won the personality pageant ‘Grasim Mr. India 2005’ and has been in front of the camera since. Campaigns, ramp shows and music videos, TV commercials and TV anchoring came post that.
Viraf Patel has also been the face of the country’s largest garment retail brand Pantaloon between 2005 and 2009. On the ramp, he has walked for the most sought after designers on the most watched platforms like India Fashion Week, Lakme India Fashion Week etc. right until he started working on his television debut.
Viraf Patel started his acting career in one of India’s first and most successful television series, "Mahi Way" and new show "Kismat" as lead, ‘Aditya Raj Merchant’. Viraf portrayed the role of a business man ‘Shreshth’ in the BBC Telefilms "Tere Meri Love Stories" opposite Shilpa Anand. Recently, he was seen in the role of ‘Mrityunjay Singh Shekhawat’ in the Life OK drama "Ek Boond Ishq".
Filmography of Viraf Patel in Television
"Mahi Way" (2010)
"Teri Meri Love Stories" (2012)
"Ek Boond Ishq" (2013-2014)
Filmography of Viraf Patel
"Mummy Punjabi" (2011)
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(Last Updated on : 23-02-2016)
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