|Sooraj Pancholi Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||November 9, 1990|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Sooraj Pancholi is an Indian actor, assistant director, and model who has been cast in Hindi-language films like Hero, Time to Dance, and Satellite Shankar. He also served as an assistant director for films such as Ek Tha Tiger and Guzaarish.
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
- Father – Aditya Pancholi (Actor, Producer, Playback Singer)
- Mother – Zarina Wahab (Actor)
- Siblings – Sana Pancholi (Sister) (Actor)
- Others – Rajan Pancholi (Paternal Grandfather) (Filmmaker), Aruna Pancholi (Paternal Grandmother), Faris McReynolds (Cosuin) (Singer, Artist), Aditi Singh (Cousin) (Actor), Nafeesa Wahab (Cousin), Anisa Wahab (Cousin), Mohshin Rashid (Cousin), Reem Rashid (Cousin)
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Sooraj Pancholi has dated –
- Jiah Khan (2012-2013) – He reportedly started going out with the late British-American actor, model, and singer Jiah Khan in the year 2012. Jiah committed suicide on June 3, 2013, and Jiah’s sister later found a 6-page suicide note which blamed the couple’s strained relationship as a reason for her suicide. Sooraj was charged with abetting Khan’s suicide in 2018. Sooraj Pancholi denied his involvement in Khan’s death. In April 2023, Sooraj was acquitted of abetment charges in the Jiah Khan suicide case.
- Athiya Shetty (2015) – He was also linked with actor Athiya Shetty (daughter of Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty) in 2015. Reports suggested that they started dating after working together in the 2015 movie Hero and their chemistry in the movie as well as at the movie promotion events further deepened suspicions of their alleged romance.
- Larissa Bonesi – It was RUMORed that he had an affair with Brazilian model and actor Larissa Bonesi in the past. The duo co-starred in the music video of the song Dim Dim Lights by Rahul Jain in 2019.
- Disha Salian – RUMOR
Race / Ethnicity
Sooraj Pancholi Facts
- He served as an assistant director for the 2010 Hindi-language romantic drama film Guzaarish, starring Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Aditya Roy Kapur.
- In 2012, Sooraj Pancholi worked as an assistant director for the Hindi-language spy action-thriller film Ek Tha Tiger. The 1st installment in the Tiger franchise, its lead cast included Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Ranvir Shorey, Roshan Seth, Girish Karnad, and Gavie Chahal.
- Sooraj Pancholi made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Sooraj Kaushik (Radha’s love interest and Pasha’s son) in the 2015 Hindi-language romantic action film Hero, produced by Salman Khan and Subhash Ghai. For this role, Sooraj received many awards including the Filmfare Award for “Best Male Debut”, Stardust Award for “Best Jodi (Pair) Of The Year” (shared with Athiya Shetty), International Indian Film Academy Award for “Hottest Pair” (shared with Athiya Shetty), and Producers Guild Film Award for “Most Promising Debut Jodi” (shared with Athiya Shetty).
- Alongside Jacqueline Fernandez, he appeared in the music video of the song GF BF by Gurinder Seagal in 2016.
- He brought to life the character of an Indian Army soldier named Shankar in the 2019 Hindi-language action drama film Satellite Shankar.
- Along with Isabelle Kaif and Waluscha De Sousa, Sooraj Pancholi co-starred as Rishabh in the 2021 dance film Time to Dance.
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