Parmeet Sethi

Parmeet Sethi is an Indian film and television actor, director and writer. He is best known for portraying Kuljeet Singh in Aditya Chopra's directorial debut Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995). He has acted in films such as Dhadkan (2000), Om Jai Jagadish (2002), Lakshya (2004), Baabul (2006), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), Rustom (2016), Laila Majnu (2018) and Bhangra Paa Le (2020).

Parmeet Sethi
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Sethi in 2016
Born11 December[1][2]
  • Actor
  • Director
  • Writer
(m. 1992)
RelativesNiki Aneja Walia (cousin)

Sethi made his directorial debut with Badmaash Company (2010) which earned him a nomination for the Best Debutante Director at Zee Cine Awards.

Apart from films, Sethi is also active in television shows and has appeared in Dastaan (1994) and Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin (2003), Detective Omkar Nath (2006), Sujata (2008), Pehredaar Piya Ki (2017), My Name Ijj Lakhan (2019), Special OPS (2020) and Hundred (2020).

Personal lifeEdit

Sethi married actress Archana Puran Singh on 30 June 1992.[1][3] They have two sons Aaryamann and Ayushmaan.[1] He is the cousin of TV actress Niki Aneja Walia.[3]


Sethi starred in Diljale (1996) as Captain Ranveer with Ajay Devgn and Sonali Bendre. He also starred in the critically acclaimed Punjabi film Des Hoyaa Pardes.

In 2010, he tried his first directorial venture, Yash Raj's Badmaash Company starring Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Meiyang Chang, which was a success at box office earning 350 million Indian rupees whereas its budget was 130 million Indian rupees. Parmeet wrote its entire script with dialogues in just six days.[4]

He has also directed the Indian sitcom television series Sumit Sambhal Lega along with Deven Bhojani and Shashant Shah.



Year Show Role Notes
1995-1996 Dastaan Karan Kapoor
1997-1998 Kurukshetra Lead Role
1995-1996 Tujhpe Dil Qurbaan Major Vikram Ali Lead Role
2002-2003 Zindagi Teri Meri Kahani Rahul
2002 Ssshhhh...Koi Hai Ghost Episode Name: Shart
2003-2006 Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin Raj Malhotra
2004 Ruby Duby Hub Dub Deepak Malhotra
2004 Saara Akaash Senior Officer Srinivas Rao
2005 Nach Baliye Himself Contestant
2006 Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Detective Omkar Nath (D.O.N)
2006 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Host
2007-2009 Maayka Prem
2008 Sujata
2017 Pehredaar Piya Ki Maan Singh
2019 My Name Ijj Lakhan Dasharath
2020 Special OPS Senior Officer of R&AW
2020 Hundred Anshuman Goswami
2021 Akhiyaan Udeek Diyan Not Known Zee Punjabi

As a directorEdit

Film Year Director Writer Notes
Badmaash Company 2010     Nominated For- Zee Cine Award for Best Debutante Director
Sumit Sambhal Lega 2015-2016   41 episodes
Har Mard Ka Dard 2017   109 episodes


Year Award Category Work Result
2004 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin Nominated
2010 Zee Cine Awards Best Debutante Director Badmaash Company Nominated


  1. ^ a b c "Archana Puran Singh gives husband Parmeet Sethi a birthday gift he 'never expected nor wanted', see his response". Hindustan Times. 11 December 2020. Retrieved 11 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Verified Happy birthday @iamparmeetsethi ♥️ you always. More than you know ! Not to use cliches, but am ready to sign up for the 7 janam bit. Now that's a birthday gift you never expected. Nor wanted... I think !😁". Instagram. archanapuransingh. 11 December 2020. Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Indiantelevision dot com's Special Report: Sibling revelry". 27 May 2003. Archived from the original on 24 May 2010. Retrieved 8 June 2010.
  4. ^ "The four characters of 'Badmaash Company' picked from real life". Archived from the original on 31 December 2012. Retrieved 15 September 2012.

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