Name: Pulkit Samrat
Birthdate: 29th of December, 1983
1) Pulkit Samrat was awarded the Best Fresh New Face Award at the Indian Telly Awards for his role of Lakshya Virani in the television soap, ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’.
2) He had also received the Favourite Naya Sadasya award at the Star Parivaar Awards (SPA) for his role in ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’.
Biography: Pulkit Samrat is a model as well as an actor who is popular for his role of Lakshya Virani in the popular television show ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’. He was born on the 29th of December in the capital city Delhi, India. He pursued his education from Montfort School situated in Ashok Vihar, Delhi and from the Manav Sthali School in Rajendra Nagar. Pulkit graduated from the A P J Institute of Design in Delhi. He had also completed his course in Bachelor in Multimedia (BMM) from the Asian School of Media studies, Noida.
His role of that of Lakshya Virani in ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ earned him the Best Fresh New Face award at the prestigious Indian Telly Awards. Pulkit had also won the Favorite Newcomer Award at the Star Parivaar Awards (SPA).Before ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’, Pulki did some television commercials and he had also undergone a voice training programme in Mumbai. Pulki soon left ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ because he got bored of his role and he felt that he was not being able to showcase his talent on television. So he decide to try his luck in the world of Bollywood. Until the time he got his first breakthrough in Bollywood, Pulkit took up the job of graphic designing after completing a course.
His very first film in Bollywood was the Supavitra Babul directed ‘Bittoo Boss’ starring Pulkit alongside Amita Pathak. This film which was released on the 13th of April in 2012 failed to create much of an impact at the box office. This story of this film revolves around the life of a person who records videos at various weddings. Despite the film’s box office failure, Pulkit’s performance caught the attention of Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani and both of them decided to cast him in ‘Fukrey’. ‘Fukrey’ is an upcoming Hindi comedy flick directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba and starring Pulkit along with Manjot Singh, Ali Fazal, Richa Chadda, Priya Anand and Vishakha Singh.