Puneet Vashisht is an Indian Actor who predominantly works in Bollywood films and Television. He is best known for his supporting roles in the films Happy New Year, Josh Aur Taal.
Puneet Vashisht was born on Sunday, 4 April 1976.age 46 years; by 2022) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Aries. His hometown is in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7
Weight (approx): 68 kg
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
Body Measurements (Approximately): 38-30-13
Puneet Vashistha belongs to a Brahmin family.
parents and siblings
His father’s name is Murari Lal, who later changed his name to Brahmachari for his acting career. Puneet’s father was born in Pakistan but after the partition of India he moved to Tarana in Madhya Pradesh.
His mother’s name is Sunaina Vashistha.
He has a brother, Harsh Vashisht and a sister, Renu Sharma.
wife and children
Puneet Vashisht is married. (name not known)
In 1997, Puneet Vashisht made his Bollywood debut with Aflatoon, starring in Akshay Kumar, In 1999, he appeared in the film Taal and played the role of Shaukat. In 2000, he appeared in the film Kya Kehna and played the role of the actress’s brother.
Thereafter, he appeared in the film Josh, where he played the role of Ronnie.
In 2001, he appeared in the film Bas Itna Sa Khwab Hai. In 2005, he played the role of Rahul in the film Zeher starring Emraan Hashmi, In 2006, he appeared in Fight Club and Fanaa. In 2014, he appeared in the film Happy New Year and played the role of Pappu. In 2019, he was seen in the film Baghpat Ka Dulha.
Puneet made his television debut with the serial Kusum, where he played the role of Anil Nagpal. Puneet is famous for playing negative roles in television shows. He was seen in various TV shows and for his characters like Kabir Vikram Gill in Koi Apna Sa, Anupam in Kahin Kisi Roz, Veeru in Kumkum, Harsh in Banu Main Teri Dulhan, Kanhaiya in Hamari Beti Ka Vivah, Kahin To Milenge, Is known. Family. She played a very important role as Karma in Jhansi Ki Rani. He was also seen in shows like Fear Files, Savdhaan India and Adalat. Puneet participated in Bigg Boss season 9 as a wild card contestant.
Puneet played the character of Mahadev in Vikram Betaal’s Rahasya Saga.
He also appeared in a cameo role for the show Tenali Rama. When asked about his role in an interview, he said,
I am playing the role of a dacoit, who will create trouble in Bhaskar’s life. The role of the antagonist. As of now, it is a cameo appearance, but no one can predict the same about the TV show. It depends on the feedback and ratings.”
Big Boss Elimination
Puneet Vashisht walked out of the show and accused Salman Khan of being biased towards him. Puneet made false allegations against Salman that in every season the winner of the show is decided in advance. In an interview, he revealed that Colors channel has boycotted him and he is not getting work in the industry.
According to Salman, everything is final. I am not saying that the show is scripted but you really need to be in Salman’s good books to survive on this show. Don’t know why Salman doesn’t like me but it was clear! He might not be able to see my talent being sold in the show.”
sushant singh rajput controversy
On June 30, Puneet shared a post on Facebook in which he accused Sooraj Pancholi and Salman Khan of killing Sushant. According to her post, Sooraj had an affair with Sushant’s manager Disha Salian and she became pregnant with Sooraj Pancholi’s child. Sooraj forces Disha to leave the child but she was not in favor of it. One day Disha was talking to Sushant on the phone about her situation and Sooraj came to her apartment. On the same day, Sushant got the news of Disha’s suicide as she jumped from the building. Sushant knew the truth and wanted to expose him. He discussed this with his girlfriend, Rhea Chakraborty and her friend Sandeep Singh but both asked her to keep quiet on this matter. Being Sooraj’s informer, Sandeep tells him about Sushant’s intentions. So, they planned to kill Sushant and Sandeep Singh executed his murder. Parents of Sooraj Pancholi and Disha Salian filed separate police complaints against Puneet Vashisht for posting defamatory posts. On July 2, Puneet edited the post and added “forwarded” to it, to indicate that it was not generated by him. Apologizing for the post, Puneet said,
This post was not written by me but was a forwarded post that I shared. I don’t know the source of this post nor do I have any proof about all the allegations. Who am I to accuse Suraj of something?
Addressing Bollywood actors as ‘non-nationalists’
Puneet Vashisht called some Bollywood actors ‘non-nationalists’ in an interview. He slammed actors like Salman Khan, Sharukh Khan, Mahesh Bhatt and Ekta Kapoor for having a strong relationship with Dawood Ibrahim. Puneet calls them terrorists as they are actively involved with mafia gangsters.
Facts / Trivia
- Puneet claims to have trained Bollywood actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, Suniel Shetty, Tabu and many more in dance.
- Puneet was paid Rs 2,50,000 per week for Bigg Boss Season 9.
- Puneet’s mother affectionately calls him Hanuman.
- In an interview, Puneet claims to be a composer, lyricist, choreographer, director and writer.
- Puneet is a great devotee of Lord Shiva.