Pradeep Pandey is an Indian actor, who has primarily worked in Bhojpuri films. He is a well-known Bhojpuri superstar, who has appeared in numerous Bhojpuri films including Deewana (2009), Dulhan Chahi Pakistan Se (2016), and Vivah (2019).
Pradeep Pandey was born on Wednesday, 9 December 1992 (age 30 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. After completing his schooling, Pradeep enrolled at Thakur College of Science and Commerce in Mumbai, where he completed his graduation.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
His father, Rajkumar R. Pandey, is a filmmaker and music composer, who works primarily in the Bhojpuri film industry. His mother’s name is Krisha Pandey.
In 2022, Pradeep Pandey was rumoured to be in a relationship with Kajal Raghwani, a Bhojpuri actress.
Pradeep Pandey follows Hinduism.
Pradeep Pandey made his acting debut in the Bhojpuri film industry in 2009 with the film Deewana in which he was in the lead role.
In the same year, he appeared as Bhawani in the film Saat Saheliyan. He landed the role of Chintu in the 2010 film Devra Bada Satawela. In 2011, he appeared in several films including Truck Driver as Prem, Piyawa Bada Satavela as Chintu, and Main Nagin Tu Nagina as Chintu. He bagged the role of Suraj in the 2013 film Jeena Teri Gali Mein. In the 2015 film Dulaara, Pradeep appeared as Raja urf Ranjita Rani.
In the same year, he shared the screen with the renowned Indian Bhojpuri actor and politician Ravi Kishan Shukla in the film Chhora Ganga Kinare Wala. In 2016, he played the role of Chintu Driver in the film Truck Driver 2. He worked as a makeup artist in the 2016 Hindi film Chudail Story. He landed the role of Surya in the 2016 film Dulhan Chahi Pakistan Se.
In 2017, he acted in films like Mohabbat, Sasural, and Rangeela. In 2018, he appeared as Raja in the sequel of Dulhan Chahi Pakistan Se. The film’s song Lela Sawad Raja became a super hit song and has garnered more than 14.5 million views on YouTube as of April 2023.
He bagged the role of Chintu Pandey in the 2019 film Mandir Wahi Banayenge. In the same year, he appeared in the film Nayak. He acted in the 2019 film Vivah. In 2020, he acted and sang a song in the film Laila Majnu. In 2021, he was seen in a lead role along with Kajal Raghwani in the film Commando Arjun.
In February 2021, Pradeep was seen in Prem Geet. In the same year, he appeared in Sabun Lagake Dho Liha, a Bhojpuri music video released on the occasion of Holi. In 2022, he was seen in the films Rowdy Rocky and Jeena Teri Gali Mein 2.
In 2022, he appeared in the film Sasura Bada Satawela. In 2023, he appeared in the film Ishq.
- He received the Jury Mention Award for his debut film Deewana.
- In 2016, he received the IBFA Rising Star Award.
- In the same year, he won the Dadasaheb Phalke Best Young Star Award.
- In 2019, he won the Best Popular Actor award at the Bhojpuri Film Awards for the film Dulhan Chahi Pakistan Se.
- In 2021, Pradeep Pandey received the Green Cinema Award in the Best Actor category.
- In 2023, he received the Best Actor Award at the Jharkhand International Film Festival Awards.
- In the same year, he was awarded the Best Actor Award at the Green Cinema Awards for the film Sasura Bada Satawela.
- In January 2023, he won the Bhojpuri Cinema Screen & Stage Awards.
- He received the Best Actor Award at the 17th Bhojpuri Film Awards.
In 2022, Pradeep Pandey charged Rs. 5 lacs to Rs. 10 lacs per film.
In 2022, Pradeep Pandey’s net worth was estimated to be Rs. 21 crores.
- Pradeep is fondly called Chintu by his fans and followers.
- Pradeep Pandey owns a Mercedes-Benz GLS.
- Pradeep Pandey is an avid animal lover, and he often posts photos of himself with wild animals on social media.