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Praneet Bhatt Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children

Praneet Bhatt Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth September 26, 1980
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Dark Brown

Praneet Bhatt is an Indian actor, model, and engineer who is best known for playing the role of Shakuni in the Star Plus mythological epic series Mahabharat. Over the years, he has also been cast in many other projects which include the likes of Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi, ArslaanSuvreen Guggal – Topper of The YearBaal Krishna, Porus, Rishton Ka Chakravyuh, Bigg Boss 8Razia SultanPeshwa BajiraoMeri Hanikarak BiwiAladdin – Naam Toh Suna HogaBaal Shiv – Mahadev Ki Andekhi Gatha, Jai Hanuman – Sankat Mochan Naam Tiharo, Kitni Mast Hai ZindagiTrideviyaan, Kaajjal, Alif Laila, Dill Mill Gayye, Mere Sai, and Brij Ke Gopal.

Born Name

Praneet Bhatt

Nick Name


Praneet Bhatt as seen while taking a selfie in March 2015
Praneet Bhatt as seen while taking a selfie in March 2015 (Praneet Bhatt / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Praneet Bhatt attended K.K. Wagh Engineering College and graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.


Actor, Model, Engineer



Praneet Bhatt (Left) smiling in a picture alongside Siddharth Nigam in January 2021
Praneet Bhatt (Left) smiling in a picture alongside Siddharth Nigam in January 2021 (Praneet Bhatt / Instagram)


5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Praneet Bhatt has dated –

  1. Kanchan Sharma (2015-Present) – He got married to Kanchan Sharma (a stylist by profession) on November 4, 2015, in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Praneet Bhatt has Kashmiri Pandit ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Brand Endorsements

Praneet Bhatt has done endorsement work for brands such as Coloured Collar.

Praneet Bhatt as seen while posing for the camera in December 2021
Praneet Bhatt as seen while posing for the camera in December 2021 (Praneet Bhatt / Instagram)

Praneet Bhatt Facts

  1. Before starting his acting pursuits, he was employed at Wipro.
  2. Praneet Bhatt played the recurring role of Aditya “Adi” in the television soap opera Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi from 2010 to 2011.
  3. He brought to life the character of Jolly in the television drama series Suvreen Guggal – Topper of The Year between 2012 and 2013.
  4. From 2013 to 2014, Praneet Bhatt portrayed the character of Shakuni (King Subala and Queen Sudharma’s son who is Gandhari’s older brother and Duryodhan’s uncle) in the historical epic television series Mahabharat. For this role, Praneet won the Indian Telly Award in the “Best Actor in a Negative Role” category in 2014.
  5. He started appearing as a contestant on the 8th installment of the reality television series Bigg Boss in 2014 and his fellow participants for the season included Gautam Gulati, Sonali Raut, Karishma Tanna, Upen Patel, Sukirti Kandpal, Minissha Lamba, Arya Babbar, Diandra Soares, Puneet Issar, Nataša Stanković, Deepshikha Nagpal, and others.
  6. Praneet Bhatt was evicted from Bigg Boss 8 on Day 91 on December 21, 2014.
  7. In 2016, he was seen as Nanda Baba (the foster father of Krishna) in the mythological drama television series Baal Krishna.
  8. Alongside Laksh Lalwani, Rohit Purohit, Rati Pandey, Aditya Redij, Sameksha, Sunny Ghanshani, Suhani Dhanki, Mohit Abrol, Aman Dhaliwal, and Savi Thakur, Praneet Bhatt co-starred portraying the character of Darius III (the last Achaemenid King of Kings of Persia who was an ambitious Persian trader who was attracted to India’s immense wealth) in the historical fiction drama television series Porus from 2017 to 2018.
  9. He was cast in the recurring role of Pujan Singh (Baldev’s cousin) in the television drama soap opera Rishton Ka Chakravyuh from 2017 to 2018.
  10. Praneet Bhatt co-starred as Genie of Ring, Anguthichhaap (a genie found in Misr by Zafar who is also the older brother of Ginu and the wisest of all genies) in the romantic fantasy comedy-drama television series Aladdin – Naam Toh Suna Hoga from 2018 to 2021. His co-stars for the project included Siddharth Nigam, Avneet Kaur, Ashi Singh, Aamir Dalvi, Raashul Tandon, Smita Bansal, and Gireesh Sahdev.
  11. In 2021, Praneet started playing the recurring role of Devrishi Narada in the Hindi-language mythology series Baal Shiv – Mahadev Ki Andekhi Gatha. The show’s lead cast included Aan Tiwari, Trisha Sarda, Shivya Pathania, Siddharth Arora, and Mouli Ganguly.

Featured Image by Praneet Bhatt / Instagram

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