Namit Shah is an Indian actor. He has been a part of many Bollywood films and Indian television serials as a child artist. He is best known for his role as Kabir Jaiswal in the Disney Channel (India) television series ‘The Suite Life of Karan and Kabir’.
Namit Shah was born on Sunday 21 October 2001.age 20 years; by 2021) in Mumbai. He grew up in Mumbai. He studied at Mithibai College, Mumbai. According to Namit Shah, it was the day he was with his parents at the mall when he was recognized by a group of directors while he was attending games organized for children. The directors contacted Namit’s parents when they felt that being on television would be useful to them. Namit’s parents decided to give it a try. In 2009, Namit Shah got his first chance to be a part of an HSBC commercial which was to be launched in the United Kingdom; Unfortunately, this advertisement did not air in India. After this, Namit Shah got another chance to share the screen with one of the globally renowned Indian cricketers, Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Namit Shah has appeared in many commercials.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: brown
Namit Shah belongs to a Gujarati family, which has its roots in Rajkot, Gujarat.
parents and siblings
Not much is known about his parents and siblings.
In 2010, Namit Shah first appeared as (young) Abhay in a film titled ‘Break Ke Baad’. In 2013, Namit Shah made his debut as the lead character in the film ‘Main Krishna Hoon’, which starred Juhi Chawla. He played the role of Krishna, an orphan, for which he was nominated for the National Film Award for Best Child Artist by The Times of India. The producer of this film, Nandan K. Mahto and Promila Hunter have been the spot boys and hairdressers of many popular Bollywood movie stars like Juhi Chawla, Katrina Kaif and Hrithik Roshan respectively. Katrina Kaif and Hrithik Roshan were also a part of the film. Namit Shah made his appearance as (young) Raghuveer in the film ‘Ramaiya Vastavaiya’ (2013). In 2014, Namit was cast as (young) Nikhil Bhardwaj in the film ‘Hasee Toh Phasee’ and as Vicky in the film ‘Raja Natwarlal’.
According to Namit Shah, he got his first television show ‘Ek Safar Aisa Kabhi Socha Na Tha’ because of the advertisements he did. Namit Shah can be seen playing various roles in various serials like ‘Jeet Jayenge Hum’ (2009), ‘Sapna Babul Ka… Bidaai,’ ‘Mata Ki Chowki,’ ‘Mitwa Phool Kamal Ke,’ ‘Fear Files’ Is. (2013-14), Jai Veer in ‘Baal Veer’ (2014), Goldie Ahuja in Matric Pass’ (2015), Nana Sahib in ‘Khoob Ladi Mardaani… Rani of Jhansi’ (2019), ‘Wagle Ki Duniya – New In Vivaan Peeth Naye Kisi (2021).
The Suite Life of Karan and Kabir (2012 – 2013)
The Indian television series aired on Disney Channel ‘The Suite Life of Karan and Kabir’ brought more fame to Namit Shah. He is also known as Kabir Jaiswal, which he played in the related series. The show revolves around the lives of two lead characters, Karan and Kabir, who are twin brothers living at the Raj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai, where their mother Preeti Jaiswal works as an assistant manager. In an interview Namit Shah talked about the show and said,
I chose the role of Kabir over another role in a movie just because I love the original show on Disney Channel. Shoots are only for a few months and when they do, they are on weekends.”
Namit Shah has been a part of a psycho-thriller web series ‘Bhram’ which stars actress, Kalki Koechlin and many more.
life of five
The founder and chairman of NTV Houston, Navroz Prasla came up with a web series titled ‘Live of Five’ which starred Namit Shah in lead roles along with Khushi Dubey, Devish Ahuja, Aayush Narang and Sakshi Mhadolkar. The series is a mixture of fun, chemistry and the story of five close friends.
- TV Shows: Friends (an American television series)
Facts / Trivia
- Namit Shah shows his interest in doing physical exercises and other activities through his social media posts.
- Apart from acting, Namit Shah loves to dance as he often shares his dance videos on social media.
- Namit has a pet dog ‘Leo’.
- According to an interview, Namit Shah praises Hrithik Roshan a lot.
- According to Namit Shah, he has done two shows as a lead actor in Disney by the same production house which is very rare. In an interview, Namit Shah said that Tara Sutaria is an actress other than him who was a part of two shows on Disney.
- According to Namit Shah, he enjoys working in Disney shows more than films.