Prateik Babbar Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Prateik Babbar is an Indian actor and martial artist. He is the only son of the Indian actors Raj Babbar and Smita Patil.

Wiki/Biography

Prateik Babbar aka Prateik Patil Babbar was born on Friday, 28 November 1986 (age 37 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Prateik Babbar's childhood picture

Prateik Babbar’s childhood picture

Upto class 9, he did his schooling at Arya Vidya Mandir High School, Mumbai. There, the Indian TV actor Karan Tacker was his classmate. He did his class 11 and class 12 at St. Andrew’s College of Arts, Science and Commerce in Mumbai, where the Indian actor Aditya Roy Kapur was his classmate. Prateik then attended Jai Hindi College in Mumbai, however, within a few months he was suspended for his poor attendance. He then enrolled in a few other colleges in Mumbai like Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College, Wilson College, and Whistling Woods International, but he was terminated from all the colleges for his poor attendance. In 2016, he did an acting course at Jeff Goldberg Studio in Mumbai.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 10″

Weight (approx.): 70 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 40″, Waist 30″, Biceps 18″

Prateik Babbar

Family

He was born in a Sonar community which is an Other Backward Caste (OBC) in Uttar Pradesh.

Parents & Siblings

His father, Raj Babbar, is an actor and politician. His mother, Smita Patil, was a renowned Indian actress. His mother died a few days after his birth due to pregnancy complications. At the time his father got married to his mother, he was already married to the Indian theatre artist and director Nadira Babbar. From his father’s first marriage, he has a half-sister, Juhi Babbar, who is an actor and theatre artist. His half-brother, Aarya Babbar, is also an actor.

Prateik Babbar's father and stepmother

Prateik Babbar’s father and stepmother

Prateik Babbar's parents

Prateik Babbar’s parents

Prateik Babbar's half-sister Juhi Babbar and brother-in-law Anup Soni

Prateik Babbar’s half-sister Juhi Babbar and brother-in-law Anup Soni

Prateik Babbar's father and half-brother

Prateik Babbar’s father and half-brother

Wife & Children

On 23 January 2019, he got married to the Indian model Sanya Sagar in Lucknow in a traditional Maharashtrian Hindu wedding style. The couple dated for a few years before tying the knot. However, within a year, the couple got separated, and in January 2023, they got divorced.

Prateik Babbar and Sanya Sagar's wedding picture

Prateik Babbar and Sanya Sagar’s wedding picture

Other Relative(s)

The Indian TV actor Anup Soni is married to his half-sister Juhi Babbar. His maternal grandfather, Shivajirao Girdhar Patil, was a politician. His maternal grandmother, Vidyatai Patil, was a social worker.

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Prateik Babbar's mother and grandparents

Prateik Babbar’s mother and grandparents

Relationships/Affairs

Amy Jackson

In 2012, while was shooting for the Hindi film ‘Ekk Deewana Tha,’ he fell in love with his co-actor Amy Jackson. He soon proposed to her, and the couple started dating each other. Within a few months of their relationship, the couple parted ways.

Prateik Babbar with Amy Jackson

Prateik Babbar with Amy Jackson

Priya Banerjee

After his divorce from his wife, he started dating the Indian actor Priya Banerjee. On 14 February 2023, the couple took to their Instagram accounts to share the news of their relationship. Later, it was reported that the couple was engaged.

Prateik Babbar with Priya Banerjee

Prateik Babbar with Priya Banerjee

Signature

Prateik Babbar's signature

Prateik Babbar’s signature

Career

Production Assistant

During his college summer holidays, after returning from rehab, he joined the Indian film director Prahlad Kakar’s production house as a production assistant.

Model

He has appeared in TV commercials for various brands like Nestlé KitKat, Durex, Coinswitch, Lava Mobile, and Vio.

 

He has also walked the ramp in various fashion shows.

Prateik Babbar walking the ramp in a fashion show

Prateik Babbar walking the ramp in a fashion show

Actor

Film

In 2008, he made his acting debut with the Hindi film ‘Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na’ in which he played the role of Amit Mahant.

A still of Prateik Babbar from the film Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na

A still of Prateik Babbar from the film Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na

Some of his other Hindi films are ‘Dhobi Ghat’ (2011), ‘Ekk Deewana Tha’ (2012), ‘Chhichhore’ (2019), ‘Mumbai Saga’ (2021), and ‘India Lockdown’ (2022).

Ekk Deewana Tha

Ekk Deewana Tha

TV

In 2012, he appeared in an episode of the Hindi TV series ‘MTV Rush,’ aired on MTV. He participated in the celebrity cricket league ‘Box Cricket League Season 1’ in the Rowdy Bangalore team in 2014. He appeared in Disney+ Hotstar’s 2016 Hindi TV series ‘Shockers’ in the episode ‘A Lover’s Call.’

Shockers

Shockers

In 2023, Prateik, along with his family members, appeared in an episode of Sony TV’s show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show.’

Prateik Babbar in The Kapil Sharma Show

Prateik Babbar in The Kapil Sharma Show

Web Series

He has acted in various Hindi web series like ‘Skyfire’ (2019; Zee5), ‘Four More Shots Please!’ (2019; Amazon Prime Video), ‘Chakravyuh’ (2021; MX Original), ‘Modern Love: Mumbai’ (2022; Amazon Prime Video).

A still of Prateik Babbar from the web series Four More Shots Please!

A still of Prateik Babbar from the web series Four More Shots Please!

Martial Artist

In 2019, he started his training in boxing and a year later, he started his training in martial arts. He did his training in jujitsu, kickboxing, muay thai, and boxing. He is a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Other Work

At the beginning of his career, he appeared in the Hindi short film ‘The Guitar.’ He has also appeared in a few music videos like ‘#DilSeAzaad’ (2017; Voice over by: Akanksha Seda) and ‘Secret Sauce’ (English; 2020, by Monica Dogra).

Secret Sauce

Secret Sauce

He owns two restaurants named Morgan’s Place; one is in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh and the other is in Goa.

Morgan's Place in Goa

Morgan’s Place in Goa

Controversy

FIR Filed in Rash Driving Case

In 2018, while he was crossing the Panaji-Mapusa highway in his car, he banged on a scooter after which an FIR under the Motor Vehicles Act of rash and negligent driving was registered against him in the local police station. He was then taken for a medical examination at Asilo Hospital in Mapusa, Goa for the blood sample. However, he refused to give any samples.

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Awards

Filmfare Awards

  • 2009: Won Special Jury Award for the film Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na
  • 2009: Nominated for Best Male Debut for the film Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na
  • 2009: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor for the film Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na

Screen Awards

  • 2009: Nominated for Best Male Debut for the film Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na

Stardust Awards

  • 2009: Won Breakthrough Performance – Male for the film Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na
  • 2012: Nominated for Superstar of Tomorrow – Male (Jury’s Choice) for the film Dhobi Ghaat

People’s Choice Awards

  • 2008: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Best Male Debut for the film Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na

Annual Central European Bollywood Awards

  • 2012: Won Breakthrough ROle award for the film Mumbai Diaries

The Ghanta Awards

  • 2012: Won Worst Supporting Actor for Mumbai Diaries
  • 2014: Won Worst Actor for the film Issaq

HELLO! Hall of Fame Awards

  • 2011: Won Rising Star of the Year

FOI Online Awards

  • 2018: Nominated for Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast for the film Chhichhore
  • 2019: Nominated for Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast for the film Hulk

Bollywood Life Awards

  • 2023: Nominated for Best Actor for the web series Four More Shots Please!

Grazia Millennial Awards

  • 2023: Nominated for OTT Ensemble Cast of the Year for the web series Four More Shots Please!

Indian Telly Streaming Awards

  • 2022: Youth Icon & Master of Versatility for the web series Chakravyuh Online – An Inspector Virkar Crime Thriller
    Prateik Babbar with his Indian Telly Streaming Award

    Prateik Babbar with his Indian Telly Streaming Award

Bike Collection

Harley-Davidson Sportster S

Prateik Babbar with his motorcycle

Prateik Babbar with his motorcycle

Car Collection

Range Rover

Prateik Babbar with his car

Prateik Babbar with his car

Tattoo(s)

He has many tattoos on his body including:

  • On his neck: Skull with Crown
    Prateik Babbar's tattoo on his neck

    Prateik Babbar’s tattoo on his neck

  • On his left forearm: Two skulls, ‘Mera Pyaar Meri Amy text,’ lotus, star, tribal art
    Prateik Babbar's left forearm tattoo

    Prateik Babbar’s left forearm tattoo

  • On his left hand: Lion face
    Prateik Babbar's lion face tattoo

    Prateik Babbar’s lion face tattoo

  • On his left bicep: Lordess Kaali, lord Shiva
    Prateik Babbar's Shiva tattoo

    Prateik Babbar’s Shiva tattoo

    Prateik Babbar's lordess Kaali tattoo

    Prateik Babbar’s lordess Kaali tattoo

  • On his right forearm: Serpent, ‘Ahinsa’ text
    Prateik Babbar's serpent tattoo

    Prateik Babbar’s serpent tattoo

    Prateik Babbar's Ahinsa tattoo

    Prateik Babbar’s Ahinsa tattoo

  • On his left chest: ‘Smita 1955-∞’ text
    Prateik Babbar's tattoo for his mother

    Prateik Babbar’s tattoo for his mother

  • On his right-hand knuckles: ‘FATE’, PB with heart and infinity sign
    Prateik Babbar's tattoo on his knuckles and a tattoo on the back side of his right ear

    Prateik Babbar’s tattoo on his knuckles and a tattoo on the back side of his right ear

    Prateik Babbar and Priya Banerjee's tattoos

    Prateik Babbar and Priya Banerjee’s tattoos

Salary/Fees

For the Hindi film Brahmastra, it was reported that he charged around Rs. 1 crore.

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Favourites

  • Film: The Godfather (1972)
  • Travelling Destination(s): New York, Goa, Maldives
  • Restaurant: Pali Village Cafe in Mumbai
  • Book: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Author(s): Stephen King, J.K. Rowling

Facts/Trivia

  • He once dropped his father’s surname from his name as he had some misunderstandings with his father. Later, he restarted using the surname. Later, he added his mother’s surname ‘Patil’ as his middle name and changed his name from Prateik Babbar to Prateik Patil Babbar.
  • In an interview, he shared that after his mother’s demise, his father returned to his first wife and he stayed back at his maternal grandparents’ house. Prateik said that his father used to remain busy with his first family and did not pay much attention to Prateik due to which problems started arising between Prateik and his father. After Prateik’s maternal grandmother’s demise, he moved to Raj Babbar’s house. Gradually, they worked on the problems in their relationship.
  • In childhood, he was good at playing cricket. He was even selected for the under-16 Mumbai team.
  • During his teens, he dreamt of starting his rock band as a lead vocalist. He once shared that he wanted to become a singer, not an actor.
  • At the age of 14, he tried marijuana for the first time. Gradually, he developed a habit of it. When he was 18 years old, he was sent to a rehabilitation centre. Later, after his films failed to do well at the box office, he turned alcoholic. Even his breakups had a bad impact on his mental health, and he overconsumed alcohol to get over it. However, after a lot of struggles, he came out of this phase. He said that every time he was in a relationship he wanted to get married to prove that marriages can work.
  • He was offered the Hindi film ‘Saawariya’ in 2007. However, at that, he was in rehab and could not work in the film.
  • He has been associated with PUKAR (Partners for Urban Knowledge, Action and Research), an independent research collective and urban knowledge-producing institution for a few years.
  • In 2011, he was listed in the Times’ Most Desirable Men.
  • In his leisure time, he enjoys travelling to different places.
    Prateik Babbar during his trip

    Prateik Babbar during his trip

  • He is an avid dog lover and owns a pet dog named Chico.
    Prateik Babbar with his pet dog

    Prateik Babbar with his pet dog

  • He has been featured on various magazine covers like The Word Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Men’s Health, Filmfare, and MAN.
    Prateik Babbar featured on a Cosmopolitan magazine cover

    Prateik Babbar featured on a Cosmopolitan magazine cover

  • He is a spiritual person and often visits various religious places.
    Prateik Babbar at the Golden Temple

    Prateik Babbar at the Golden Temple

  • He is often spotted smoking cigarettes and consuming alcohol.
    Prateik Babbar while smoking

    Prateik Babbar while smoking

    Prateik Babbar holding a bottle of champagne

    Prateik Babbar holding a bottle of champagne

  • He regularly works out at a gym to maintain his fitness.
    Prateik Babbar working out at a gym

    Prateik Babbar working out at a gym

  • In 2019, he campaigned for his father who contested in the Lok Sabha elections.
    Prateik Babbar while campaigning for his father

    Prateik Babbar while campaigning for his father

  • Prateik Babbar follows a non-vegetarian diet.
  • In 2021, he was appointed as an ambassador of the Mixed Martial Arts Federation India.

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