Shiv Panditt

Shiv Pandit (born 21 June 1984), known professionally as Shiv Panditt, is an Indian actor and television host.[1] He is the brother of Gayatri Pandit, who has been an assistant director on the films Desi Boyz (2011), Boss (2013), Roy (2015), Shivaay (2016), Om The Battle Within (2021) and Arjun Pandit, an ex sports anchor on NDTV and STAR Sports. Shiv is also the co-owner of the Chandigarh Cubs cricket team in the Box Cricket League (B.C.L.) along with actress Anita Hassanandani.

Shiv Panditt
Aditi Rao Hydari and Shiv Pandit at Teacher’s day celebrations (cropped).jpg
Panditt promoting Shaitan in 2011
Born (1984-06-21) 21 June 1984 (age 37)
EducationThe Doon School, Dehradun
Hindu College, Delhi
OccupationActor, Television Host, Radio Jockey
Years active2003–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2018)

EducationEdit

Panditt attended The Doon School in Dehradun, and then went to Hindu College, University of Delhi, for graduation.[2][3]

CareerEdit

FilmsEdit

Shiv Panditt made his screen debut in 2011 with the critically and commercially successful Hindi film 'Shaitan' where he got noticed and was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.[4] He went on to debut as a lead actor in the Tamil film Leelai. The film opened to positive reviews, with Panditt's performance being well received by both critics & audience alike.[5]

TelevisionEdit

After having featured in several T.V. commercials for popular brands (Sprite, Airtel, Tide, Colgate, LG & Rotomac to name a few), Panditt landed the lead role in the Television Sitcom 'FIR' in 2006.[6] Post his stint on the show, he was contracted as the host for the 1st edition of the Indian Premier League on Set MAX for the show 'Extraaa Innings T20' in 2008.

Personal lifeEdit

He married costume designer Ameira Punvani in a private ceremony in New Delhi on 18 April 2018.[7]

FilmographyEdit

Feature FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
2004 Let's Enjoy Raghu Pandit Hinglish
2009 Aagey Se Right Sunny Hindi
2011 Shaitan Dushyant Sahu/ Dash Hindi Nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut[8]
Nominated for Big Star Young Entertainer Debut of the Year – Male[9]
Nominated for Screen Award – Best Ensemble Cast[10]
2012 Leelai Karthik Tamil
2013 Boss Shiv Shastri Hindi
2014 Mumbai Delhi Mumbai Goli Kohli Hindi
2016 7 Hours To Go Arjun Ranawat Hindi
2017 Mantra Viraj Kapoor Hinglish Special appearance
2017 Loev Jai English [11]
2020 Khuda Haafiz Faiz Abu Malik Hindi [12]
2021 Shershaah Captain Sanjeev Jamwal Hindi
TBD Solid Patels Tom Patel Hindi Unreleased

Short FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
2008 The Private Life of Albert Pinto[13][14] Albert Pinto English
2010 The Other Woman[15] Karan English
2016 Charlie@Midnight[16][17] Monty Hindi [18]
2017 Jai Mata Di[19] Suraj Shetty Hindi [20]
2017 Bulbul[21] Aditya Hindi [22]
2018 Every Goa Plan Ever - Narcos: Mexico Edition[23][24] Rahul English
2019 Joyride[25] Raunak Hindi [26]
2019 Musafir[27] Zulfiqar Ali Baig [Hindi
2020 Koi Hai[28][29] Ashish Hindi

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Language Notes
2004 Page 3 Host Hindi
2004–2005 Studio Disney Host Hindi
2005–2006 Bombay Talking Kunal Khosla English
2006–2008 FIR Chief Inspector Hanuman Prasad Pandey Hindi Nominated for Boroplus Gold Awards 2008 (Dubai) – Best Comic Role (Male)[30][31]
2008 Extraaa Innings T20[32] Host English
2009 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 3) Host Hindi
2011 Rishta.com Neeraj Hindi
2016 Dr. Bhanumati On Duty Inspector Makkhan Singh/ Shiv Hindi Guest appearance

Web seriesEdit

Year Show Role Language Notes
2017 Untag[33] Prithvi Sihaag Hinglish
2018 Selection Day[34] Lord Subramanyam Hinglish
2019 Love Lust & Confusion - Season 2[35] Abir Sen Hinglish
2020 The Chargesheet: Innocent or Guilty?[36][37] Shiraz Malik Hindi
2021 Chakravyuh – An Inspector Virkar Crime Thriller[38] Roy Hinglish

Music VideosEdit

Year Song Artist Language Awards Label
2003 Tera Mera Pyaar Ho Gaya (Remix)[39] Dj Amit Hindi Times Music
2018 Heeriye[40] Nakash Aziz Hindi Indie Music Label[41]

RecognitionEdit

Panditt was ranked 3rd in Times of India's (Itimes.com) 'Most Promising Newcomer' in 2011.[42][43] In March 2018, he was invited as a guest speaker for the TEDx event held in NMIMS, Shirpur to speak about his journey as an actor.[44][45]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shiv Pandit: Juggling IPL & Tamil Cinema". Rediff.com. 25 August 2008. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  2. ^ https://www.hindustantimes.com/lifestyle/brunch/in-bed-with-shiv-panditt-i-ask-friends-for-advice-not-give-it-101638022747959.html
  3. ^ https://garhwalpost.in/everything-happens-for-a-reason-the-sooner-we-realise-it-the-better-shiv-panditt/
  4. ^ "Filmfare Awards : Best Debut Male – Nominations". Facebook.com (Shiv Pandit Artist Page). 19 February 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Leelai: Is A Breezy Rom-Com". Sify.com. 26 April 2012. Archived from the original on 1 May 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Shiv Pandit: I Share A Good Rapport With Kavita". Entertainment.oneindia.in. 27 July 2007. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  7. ^ "Shaitan actor Shiv Pandit marries designer Ameira Punvani in a private ceremony". Indiatoday.in. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Filmfare Awards : Best Debut Male – Nominations". Facebook.com via Shiv Pandit Artist Page. 19 February 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  9. ^ "Big Star Young Entertainer Debut of the Year – Nominations". Facebook.com via Shiv Pandit Artist Page. 11 October 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  10. ^ "Colors Screen Awards 2012 Nominations". Indicine.com. January 2012. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Netflix Acquires Sudhanshu Sarias's Indian Romance 'Loev'". Deadline.com. 19 April 2017. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  12. ^ "Vidyut Jammwal starrer Khuda Haafiz to release on Disney Plus Hotstar". Indianexpress.com. 29 June 2020. Retrieved 16 November 2020.
  13. ^ "The Private Life of Albert Pinto (YouTube Link)". YouTube.com via Sidharth Singh (User Upload). 27 June 2008. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  14. ^ "The Private Life of Albert Pinto (YouTube Link)". YouTube.com via Large Short Films (User Upload). 26 September 2012. Retrieved 20 February 2019.
  15. ^ "The Other Woman (YouTube Link)". YouTube.com via Nikhil Kapur (User Upload). 23 June 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  16. ^ "Charlie@Midnight". hungama.com. 7 November 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
  17. ^ "Charlie@Midnight". mxplayer.in. 7 November 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  18. ^ "Yuvraj S Singh's Charlie@Midnight Showcases A Drug Addict Keen On Entering Bollywood". dailyhunt.in. 17 December 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
  19. ^ "Jai Mata Di (YouTube Link)". YouTube.com via Terribly Tiny Tales (User Upload). 13 May 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  20. ^ "Filmfare Awards : Best Short Film 2017 – Nomination". Filmfare.com. 15 December 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  21. ^ "Bulbul (YouTube Link)". YouTube.com via T-Series (User Upload). 6 December 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  22. ^ "Filmfare Awards : Best Short Film 2017 – Nomination". Filmfare.com. 15 December 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  23. ^ "Every Goa Plan Ever - Narcos: Mexico Edition (YouTube Link)". YouTube.com via Netflix India (User Upload). 27 November 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  24. ^ "Netflix releases Narcos: Mexico spoof video 'Every Goa Plan Ever'". Firstpost.com. 29 November 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  25. ^ "Joyride". Voot.com. 8 February 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  26. ^ "Voot Expands Into Original Short Films With Voot Originals 'Shortcuts'". Gadgets 360 / gadgets.ndtv.com. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  27. ^ "Musafir (YouTube Link)". YouTube.com via Roadshow Films (User Upload). 8 February 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  28. ^ "Koi Hai - Trailer (YouTube Link)". YouTube.com via Longhorn Pictures (User Upload). 4 June 2020. Retrieved 16 December 2020.
  29. ^ "Koi Hai - Short Film (YouTube Link)". YouTube.com via Longhorn Pictures (User Upload). 9 June 2020. Retrieved 16 December 2020.
  30. ^ "The Gold Awards 2008 – Nomination Details". Dikhtana.Wordpress.com. 20 December 2008. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  31. ^ "Boroplus Gold Awards 2008 – Nominations". Facebook.com via Shiv Pandit Artist Page. 10 October 2008. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  32. ^ "Anchoring the innings off the field". www.dnaindia.com. 30 May 2008. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  33. ^ "Life is all about untag-ging yourself". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 8 January 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  34. ^ "Shiv Pandit on How His Sacred Games Disappointment Led to Selection Day". gadgets.ndtv.com. 19 December 2018. Retrieved 23 December 2018.
  35. ^ "Shiv Pandit joins the cast of Viu's Love, Lust and Confusion 2". iwmbuzz.com. 10 December 2018. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  36. ^ "Politics, Sports, Royalty, Sex: 'Chargesheet' will be brutal reminder of Syed Modi murder". theprint.in. 25 December 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
  37. ^ "The Chargesheet: The World Will Know #WhoKilledShirazMalik On 1 January 2020, Only On ZEE5". zeetv.zee5.com. 23 December 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
  38. ^ "Chakravyuh: Here is what Shiv Panditt has to say on his role in the series". tellychakkar.com. 18 March 2021. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
  39. ^ "Tera Mera Pyaar Ho Gaya (YouTube Link)". Youtube.com via Nikhil Loya (User Upload). 1 May 2011. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  40. ^ "Heeriye - Latest Hit Song 2018 - Nakash Aziz - Indie Music Label - Sony Music India (YouTube Link)". Youtube.com via Indie Music Label (User Upload). 21 June 2018. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  41. ^ "Indie Music Label partners with Sony Music India". www.music-asia.com. 7 February 2018. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  42. ^ "Promising Newcomer Bollywood (Male) 2011". Itimes.com. 26 March 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  43. ^ "The Most Promising Newcomer of 2011 – Male". Times of India (Indiatimes.com). 26 March 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  44. ^ "TEDxNMIMSShirpur - Theme: Knocking Opportunities". Ted.com. 11 March 2018. Retrieved 20 December 2020.
  45. ^ "Knocking for Opportunities - Shiv Pandit - TEDxNMIMSShirpur (YouTube Link)". YouTube.com via Tedx Talks (User Upload). 29 June 2018. Retrieved 20 December 2020.

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