Pratik Gandhi is an Indian theater and film actor who mainly works in Gujarati theater and cinema. He received widespread recognition and came under limelight after playing Harshad Mehta in the 2020 Sony LIV biographical series Scam 1992.
|Full Name||Pratik Gandhi|
|Date of birth||22 February, 1989|
|Birth place||Surat, Gujarat|
|Caste||Not yet known|
|School||Bhulka Bhavan School, Surat, Gujarat|
|College/University||Jalgaon North Maharashtra University|
|Year present||2005 – present|
|Spouse||Bhamini Oza |
|Debut||Theatre play: Aa Paar Ke Pele Paar (2005) (Gujarati)|
Film: Yours Emotionally (2006) (English)
Bey Yaar (Gujarati)
|Notable works||Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta story|
Pratik Gandhi was born in Surat to parents who were teachers. He attended V Desai (Wadiwala) High School in Surat. He studied in Surat, where he dealt with theatrical arts. He studied industrial engineering at Jalgaon North Maharashtra University Maharashtra and began working as an engineer at Reliance Industries during the day and acting in the evening. He worked with the National Productivity Council in Satara, Pune, and later also worked for a multinational in Mumbai.
He was given the opportunity to work on a Gujarati piece Aa Paar Ke Pele Paar with Firoz Bhagat, Apara Mehta and Vipra Rawal, which was due to open shortly. The play was commercially successful at Gujarati Theater, Manoj Shah. He was given a role in the Gujarati film Bey Yaar (2014), which became commercially and critically successful. He continued to work in the theater with several hit plays such as Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon, Hu Chandrakant Bakshi and Ame Badha Sathe To Duniya Laiye Math, in which he played several roles. He was included in the Limca Book of Records for his play Mohan’s Masala; A monologue in three languages, English, Hindi and Gujarati on the same day. He played a leading role in his next Wrong Side Raju (2016), which was also commercially and critically successful. The film won the National Award for Best Gujarati Film.
His biographical drama web series, Scam 1992 (2020) depicting stockbroker Harshad Mehta has received very well appreciated by the critics. He will also be seen in his first Hindi feature film Ravan Leela, which is scheduled for release on December 11, 2020.
Pratik’s parents are teachers by profession. Pratik Gandhi fell in love with the television and theater actress Bhamini Oza and got married in 2009. Miraya, their daughter was born in 2014.
Prateek Gandhi is a handsome man with an attractive personality. He has a strong built body physique with impressive build and dimensions. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 70 kg. Hiss body type is a rhomboid muscle with black hair and light brown eyes. Pratik Gandhi always keeps himself in shape and he is very health conscious, his chest measurement is 38 inches, his waist is around 32 inches, and his bicep measurement is 14 inches.
Pratik Gandhi’s film Wrong Side Raju won the National Award for Best Gujarati Film. He also put his name in the Limca Book of Records for his play Mohan’s Masala, in which he performed in three different languages on the same day. He loves reading books and novels and also listens to music in his spare time. In his first days in the industry, he worked as a salesman during the day and in the theaters at night. In his brief career in the industry, he worked with superstar Salman Khan and gained great popularity in the Gujarati film industry.