|Born||13 January 1978|
New Delhi, India
|Parent(s)||Asha Patel |
|Relatives||Ameesha Patel (sister)|
Patel is the son of Amit Patel and Asha Patel, and the younger brother of actress and model Ameesha Patel, and the grandson of the lawyer-politician Rajni Patel, who was the Congress Pradesh Committee President of Mumbai. His birth name is a blend of the first three letters of his mother's name Asha and the last three letters of his father's name Amit.
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.
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). He made his acting debut with the film Inteha directed by Vikram Bhatt. 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.
In 2005, Patel starred in Soni Razdan's thriller Nazar and Khalid Mohammed's multi-starrer Silsiilay. Both the films were unsuccessful at the box office. In 2006, he also played leading roles in Dil Diya Hai, Banaras and Fight Club. In 2007, he starred in the comedy Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamana alongside Mahima Chaudhary and Rekha. His next film Toss was released in 2009.
Patel featured as one of the finalists in the fourth season of the Indian television reality show Bigg Boss. 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 will be marking his digital debut with Ullu App's upcoming web-series titled Peshawar, which is based on 2014 Peshawar school massacre. He will be playing the role of terrorist Abu Shamil, who masterminded the attacks and managed to brainwash the rest of his crew into perpetrating this heinous crime.
|2003||Inteha||Ranbir Oberoi/Vikram Rathore/Rakesh Sharma|
|2006||Fight Club – Members Only||Dinesh|
|Dil Diya Hai||Kunaal Malik|
|Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamana||Amar|
|Super Model||Vijay Malia/Monty|
|2016||Dongari Ka Raja||Inspector Siddhanth|
Evicted Day 96
|2014–2015||Box Cricket League 1||Contestant|
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