Purab Kohli (Actor) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Girlfriend, and More
Purab Kohli is an Indian television and film actor, model, and former video jockey. He is best known for portraying Akarsh in Hotstar web series Out of Love and its sequel Out of Love 2.He started his career in 1998 with the television show Hip Hip Hurray which got aired on Zee TV. Purab got the most recognition from the audience for video jockeying on Channel V.
Birth & Early Life
Purab Kohli was born on 23 February 1979 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh to a Hindu family. His father Harsh Kohli is a hotelier and a film producer while his mother is a corporate trainer. Purab completed his schooling at St. Stanislaus High School and The Bishop School, Pune. He switched his stream from science to commerce and did his graduation in Arts and Economics.
|Real Name||Purab Kohli|
|Date of Birth||23 February 1979|
|Birth Place||Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Family||Mother : Name Not Known|
Father : Harsh Kohli
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Not Available
Wife : Yamini Namjoshi (m. 2007-2010)
Lucy Payton (m. 2018)
Daughter : Inaya
Purab started his career in the year 1998 with the television show Hip Hip Hurray. He got immense popularity by being a VJ for Channel V. Later he hosted a travel show wherein he toured India on a budge. He was also the part of popular TV fantasy sitcom Shararat (2005). He also anchored the popular TV show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and Terra Quiz for the National Geographic Channel.
Purab made his Bollywood debut with the movie Bus Yuhin in the year 2003, where he starred opposite Nandita Das. He also appeared in popular movies such as Supari (2003), 13th Floor (2005), My Brother Nikil (2005) etc. He also starred in an antagonistic role in Mahesh Bhatt’s films Woh Lambe (2006) and Awarapan (2007). Purab has also acted opposite Farhan Akhtar in the movie Rock On in 2008, where he got a special jury mention in the Filmfare awards.
Purab has appeared in web series such as the Voot’s web series, It’s Not That Simple (2018) starring alongside Swara Bhaskar. Later, he casted for Netflix series Typewriter, which was directed by Sujoy Ghosh, and Hotstar series Out of Love, where he appeared along with Soni Razdan and Rasika Dugal.
Education Details and More
|School||St. Stanislaus High School|
The Bishop School
|Debut||Television : Hip Hip Hurray (1998)|
Film : Bus Yuhin (2003)
|Awards||Filmfare Special Jury Awards (2009)|
ITA Awards For Best Actor Drama (2017)
Physical Stats and More
|Height||In Feet : 5’8″ ft|
In Meter : 1.73 m
|Weight||In Pound : 168 lbs|
In Kilogram : 76 Kg
|Body Shape||Chest: 40 inches|
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
|Hobbies||Swimming, Trekking & Dancing|
Purab Kohli married the actress Yamini Namjoshi in the year 2007, but a few years into the marriage the couple got separated and parted their ways in the year 2010. Kohli married his long-time girlfriend Lucy Payton in an intimate ceremony in Goa on 15 February 2018. The duo is blessed with the daughter Inaya (b. 2015).
Marital Status and More
|Marriage Date||15 February 2018|
|Net Worth||INR 20-50 Crores|
Social Media Presence
Some Facts About Purab Kohli
- Purab Kohli was born and raised in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh to a Hindu family.
- His paternal uncle is Vishal Anand, who is an actor and producer in Bollywood films.
- He has won awards like Filmfare Special Jury Awards (2009) and ITA Awards For Best Actor Drama (2017)
- In 2022, Purab was seen in the Disney+ Hotstar series Criminal Justice 3 starring Pankaj Tripathi and Shweta Basu Prasad.
- His hobbies include trekking, dancing, and swimming.
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