|Chunky Pandey Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1½ in|
|Date of Birth||September 26, 1962|
Chunky Pandey is an Indian film actor, model, dancer, and entrepreneur who has appeared in more than 100 films in a career that has spanned over 3 decades. Some of the movies that he has been a part of are Gunahon Ka Faisla, Rocky, Ghar Ka Chiraag, Rupaye Dus Karod, Parda Hai Parda, Police Wala, Teesra Kaun?, Qayamat: City Under Threat, Apna Sapna Money Money, Housefull, Tees Maar Khan, Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum, Jawaani Jaaneman, Housefull, Prassthanam, Tirchhi Topiwale, Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost, Khatron Ke Khiladi, Agnee, Daddy Cool, De Dana Dan, Bullett Raja, Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke, Himmatwala, Begum Jaan, Saaho, and Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan. Moreover, Pandey has also worked in Bangladeshi cinema and most of his films in Bangladesh were successful.
Bombay (later Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Film Actor, Model, Dancer, Entrepreneur
- Father – Sharad Panday (Heart Specialist)
- Mother – Snehlata Panday (Passed away on July 10, 2021)
- Sibling – Chikki (Alok) Panday (Younger Brother) (Businessperson)
- Others – Deanne Pandey (Sister-In-Law) (Fitness Instructor, Author), Seema (Niece), Bunty Sachdev (Nephew), Alanna Panday (Niece) (Social Media Personality, Model, Instagram Star, YouTuber, Content Creator)
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $20 Million.
6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Chunky Pandey has dated –
- Anu Kutoor – He was previously in a relationship with MTV VJ Anu Kutoor and they even got engaged. However, the duo later broke up.
- Beena Nadkarni – He was once engaged to Beena Nadkarni.
- Dimple Barot – Pandey went out with VJ Dimple Barot in the 1980s. Even though they got engaged, they decided to eventually part ways.
- Bhavana Pandey (1998-Present) – He got married to Bhavana Pandey in January 1998 and they have 2 daughters – Ananya Pandey (b. October 30, 1998) and Rysa Pandey.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
Often sports unkempt hair
Chunky Pandey Facts
- In 1986, he served as an instructor in an acting school.
- In June/July 1990, Chunky Pandey went for a world tour concert with Vinod Khanna, Meenakshi Sheshadri, and Sangeeta Bijlani and they visited cities in Canada, America, and England.
- He went for a world tour concert with Avinash Wadhwan, Deepak Tijori, Sangeeta Bijlani, and Sheeba in the summer of 1995. They were to perform 12 concerts in America, Canada, and England but the tour was canceled mid-way due to show promoter Arvind Patel’s non-payment to the actors.
- Chunky Pandey co-starred as Rana Jang Bahadur in the Hindi comedy film, Apna Sapna Money Money, in 2006. This performance got him nominated in the “Best Performance in a Comic Role” category at both Filmfare Awards and IIFA Awards in 2007.
- Alongside the likes of Vidya Balan, Ila Arun, Naseeruddin Shah, Gauahar Khan, and Pallavi Sharda, Chunky Pandey co-starred as an infamous killer in Sonapur named Kabir in the 2017 Hindi period drama film, Begum Jaan.
- In 2020, he appeared as Harsh in the 2nd season of the ZEE5 Original Hindi-language crime thriller series named Abhay. For this role, Pandey won the IWM Buzz Digital Award for “Most Popular Negative Character in a web series – Male” in 2021.
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