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Ashmit Patel (born 13 January 1978) is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood films.

Personal life

Patel is the son of Amit Patel and Asha Patel, the younger brother of Amisha Patel,[1] and the grandson of the lawyer-politician Rajni Patel, who was the Congress Pradesh Committee President of Mumbai.

Patel studied at the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai and later attended the University of Texas at Austin in United States, from which he received a Bachelor's Degree in Business in 2000.[2]

Career

Patel started his career as an assistant director and worked with Vikram Bhatt in the making of his films, Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage (2002), Awara Paagal Deewana (2002), Raaz (2002) and Footpath (2003).[3] He made his acting debut with the film Inteha directed by Vikram Bhatt.[4] In 2004, he appeared alongside Mallika Sherawat and Emraan Hashmi in the thriller Murder, a Bollywood inspiration of Unfaithful. The film was his first commercial success.[5]

In 2005, Patel starred in Soni Razdan's thriller Nazar[6] and Khalid Mohammed's multi-starrer Silsilay. Both the films were unsuccessful at the box office.[7] In 2006, he also played leading roles in Dil Diya Hai, Banaras and Fight Club.[8] In 2007, he starred in the comedy Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamana alongside Mahima Chaudhary and Rekha.[9] His next film Toss was released in 2009.[10]

Patel featured as one of the finalists in the fourth season of the Indian television reality show Bigg Boss.[11] He hosted Superstud on UTV Bindass and working on two films, Good Night and Future Toh Bright Hai Jee. He hosted Superdude on UTV Bindass. He was a contestant on dance reality show Dance Ki Takkar in the second season which aired on Star Plus in 2014.[12]  [13]  

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Inteha Ranbir Oberoi/Vikram Rathore/Rakesh Sharma
2004 Murder Sudhir Saigal
2005 Nazar Rohan Sethi
Silsilay Nikhil
2006 Fight Club – Members Only Dinesh
Banaras: A Mystic Love Story Soham
Dil Diya Hai Kunaal Malik
Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamana Amar
2009 Toss Josh
2014 Jai Ho Sumit

Assistant Director

Reality Television

Year Show Place Channel
2010 Bigg Boss 4 3rd Place

Evicted Day 96

Colors
2011 Superdude Himself, Host and Judge UTV Bindass
2014 Dance Ki Takkar 2 Participant (14th place) Star Plus
2015 Power Couple Participant with GF Mahek Chahal Sony TV

TV Shows

References

  1. My brother Ashmit Patel. DNA. Archived from the original on 24 December 2010. Retrieved on 17 November 2010.
  2. Ashmit Patel - Biography. ChakPak Movies. Retrieved on 20 November 2010.
  3. Ashmit Patel Biography. Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved on 17 November 2010.
  4. There's always a first time. Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved on 17 November 2010.
  5. Box Office 2004. Box Office India. Archived from the original on 16 November 2010. Retrieved on 17 November 2010.
  6. Ashmit denied visa, but it’s week of Nazar’s release. Indian Express. Retrieved on 5 December 2010.
  7. Flops of the Decade: 'Silsilay'. MSN. Retrieved on 5 December 2010.
  8. Photo Feature: Ashmit Patel from Superboy to Superman. Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved on 5 December 2010.
  9. New releases: Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamaana. Indian Express. Retrieved on 5 December 2010.
  10. Ashmit Patel on a comeback trail. Zoomtv.in. Retrieved on 5 December 2010.
  11. Ashmit Patel sings his blues. IBNLive. Archived from the original on 13 November 2010. Retrieved on 5 December 2010.
  12. Ashmit Patel of Bigg Boss 4 fame to participate in Dance Ki Takkar. India Today. Retrieved on 1 November 2014.
  13. Ashmit Patel gets eliminated in Dance Ki Takkar 2. India Today. Retrieved on 1 November 2014.

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