Prateik Babbar

Actor
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Basic Details

Personal Details
Profession : Actor
Gender : Male
Birthdate : 28th November, 1986
Family Details
Father : Raj Babbar
Mother : Smita Patil

Biography

Early Life

<p>Prateik was born as the son of legendary Bollywood actor couple Raj Babbar and SmitaPatil in Mumbai. He had a tough childhood with his grandparents due to his father’s other family and his mother's untimely death when he was just a few days old. Raised by his maternal grandparents, Prateik did his schooling from AryaVidya Mandir in Bandra and subsequently enrolled at Jai Hind College dropping out midway from there and then from St Andrew College in Mumbai passing out with a degree in fine arts. </p><p>Prateik had his very first break in to the entertainment industry by assisting acclaimed advertisement filmmaker Prahlad Kakkar for a year as the production assistant, during which time he was cast as the main model in several advertisements which led to his film entry in the year 2008.</p><p><br></p>

Personal Life

<p>Prateik Babbar had a tough childhood with his mother Smita Patel’s death at childbirth and his father’s earlier marriage to theatre actress/director Nadira Babbar and has step siblings. </p><p>Prateik Babbar in the past was in a liv in relationship with actress Amy Jackson which began on their “Ek Deewana Tha” shooting days in 2011. However the dup after a year broke up in 2012 for personal reasons. <br></p><p><br></p>

Career

<p><b>Film debut ( 2008)</b></p><p>Prateik Babbar had a dream like debut through Aamir Khan production bankrolled romcom Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na which saw him pairing with Imran Khan and Genelia D’Souza who played the main lead. The typical Bollywood cheesy romance which narrated the story of two friends who go through much trouble only to realize their love for each other , saw him playing the annoying often attention seeking brother of the heroine. His performance was rated highly and cited as awe inspiringly brilliant for a debutant and he was convincing in his character portrayal to great lengths with him being considered for the Best Male Debut and Best Supporting Actor nominations in that year’s Filmfare Awards. He had racy take off with the movie going on to be a major commercial and critical success. </p><p><b>Return after a break ( 2011-2012)</b><br></p><p>Prateik had a three year break after his first movie and he returned to Bollywood in the year 2011 with Kiran Rao’s indie emotional drama film Dhobi

Filmography

Type of Filmography Movie Name Release Year Worked as Casted as Status
Movie Baaghi 2 2018 Supporting Actor - Released

Awards

Award Year For Category Status
Filmfare Awards 2009 Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na Best Supporting Actor nominated

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