Vishwajeet Pradhan Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

 

Vishwajeet Pradhan is an India actor. He is known his work in the Hindi films and television series.

Wiki/Biography

Vishwajeet Pradhan was born on Saturday, 11 September 1965 (age 58 years; as of 2023) in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

A childhood photograph of Vishwajeet Pradhan

A childhood photograph of Vishwajeet Pradhan

He did his schooling at St. Mary’s Academy, Meerut. He received a degree in law from Allahabad University.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′ 0″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Vishwajeet Pradhan

Family

Parents & Siblings

There is not much information about his parents and siblings.

Wife & Children

He got married married to Sonalika Pradhan in 2000. She is a fashion designer and an event director. Together, they have two children daughter Dhruvika Pradhan and son Ojasvi Pradhan.

Vishwajeet Pradhan with his wife and son

Vishwajeet Pradhan with his wife and son

Vishwajeet Pradhan with his daughter

Vishwajeet Pradhan with his daughter

Career

Theatre

Vishwajeet Pradhan started participating in theatre plays during his college days. He performed alongside Naseeruddin Shah in the theatre play ‘Julius Caesar’ in 1991. He received huge appreciation for his performance in the theatre play ‘Kothri No.42.’

Vishwajeet Pradhan (right) in a still from the theatre play 'Kothri No.42'

Vishwajeet Pradhan (right) in a still from the theatre play ‘Kothri No.42’

Television

Vishwajeet Pradhan made his television debut in 1988 with the television series ‘Fauji,’ which aired on DD National. He played the role of N/Sub. Yaseen Khan in the television series.

Poster of the TV series 'Fauji'

Poster of the TV series ‘Fauji’

In 1989, he essayed the role of Joseph in the television series ‘Indradhanush,’ aired on DD National. He appeared as S.S.P Brahmanand Jakhar in the StarPlus TV show ‘Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?’ in 2010.

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Vishwajeet Pradhan in a still from the TV series 'Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?'

Vishwajeet Pradhan in a still from the TV series ‘Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?’

His performance as Kalavati/Thakur Rudra Pratap in the TV series ‘Ek Boond Ishq’ (2013) received immense appreciation from the audience. The TV series was broadcast on the channel Life OK.

Vishwajeet Pradhan as Kalavati in a still from the TV series 'Ek Boond Ishq'

Vishwajeet Pradhan as Kalavati in a still from the TV series ‘Ek Boond Ishq’

He essayed the role of Mahamatya Kaikala in the historical comedy drama television series ‘Tenali Rama’ (2017), which was broadcast on Sony SAB. In 2023, he appeared as Maharaj Daksha in the television series ‘Shiv Shakti – Tap Tyaag Tandav,’ which aired on Colors TV.

Vishwajeet Pradhan as Maharaj Daksha in a still from the TV series 'Shiv Shakti – Tap Tyaag Tandav'

Vishwajeet Pradhan as Maharaj Daksha in a still from the TV series ‘Shiv Shakti – Tap Tyaag Tandav’

Film 

Hindi

Vishwajeet Pradhan made his Bollywood debut with the film ‘Prahaar’ (1991) in which he played the role of Commando. In 1998, he played the supporting role of Tony in Shah Rukh Khan starrer film ‘Duplicate.’

Poster of the film 'Duplicate'

Poster of the film ‘Duplicate’

He appeared as Head Police inspector in the 2000 film ‘Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani.’In 2006, he essayed the role of Dilawar Khan in the film ‘Umrao Jaan.’ He received huge praise for his performance as Pakistani Captain in the 2014 film ‘Kya Dilli Kya Lahore.’

Vishwajeet Pradhan in a still from the film 'Kya Dilli Kya Lahore'

Vishwajeet Pradhan in a still from the film ‘Kya Dilli Kya Lahore’

He has acted in several films including ‘Karz: The Burden of Truth’ (2002), ‘Andaaz’ (2003), ‘Zeher’ (2005), ‘No Problem’ (2010), ‘Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap’ (2011), ‘Class of 83’ (2020), and ‘Radhe’ (2021).

English

In 1989, he acted in the telefilm ‘In Which Annie Gives it Those Ones,’ written by Arundhati Roy and Arjun Raina. In 2014, Pradhan worked as an actor in the American film ‘Positive,’ directed by Shams Charania. He played the role of a fashion photographer in the film.

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Web Series

The actor played the role of Sampat in all three seasons of the crime-thriller web series ‘Aarya’ (2020-2024), starring Sushmita Sen. The web series was premiered on the OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar.

Poster of the web series 'Aarya'

Poster of the web series ‘Aarya’

Awards

Won

  • Best Actor of the Decade – Film and TV at Top 25 India Fame Awards in 2021
  • Most Versatile Actor Award in 2021
    Vishwajeet Pradhan after receiving the Most Versatile Actor Award

    Vishwajeet Pradhan after receiving the Most Versatile Actor Award

Nominated

  • Best Actor in a Negative Role at the Indian Telly Awards in 2014 for her performance in the TV series ‘Ek Boond Ishq’ 
  • Best Actor in a Negative Role at the Indian Telly Awards (Jury) in 2014 for her performance in the TV series ‘Ek Boond Ishq’ 

Facts/Trivia

  • He wanted to become an actor since childhood.
  • In an interview, he revealed that after completing his schooling in Meerut his parents sent him to Prayagraj to prepare for the IAS exam, but there he got engaged in theatre and eventually got the opportunity to work in the television series ‘Fauji.’
  • After appearing in the 1989 TV series ‘Indradhanush,’ he took a break from the television industry for almost two decades. However, he made his television comeback in 2010 with the TV series ‘Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?’ on StarPlus.
  • During the shooting of the film ‘No Problem’ (2010), the actor was caught by fire while filming an action scene in the middle of the sea. Initially, the crew members thought it was a part of the scene but later realised that it was an accident. The actor suffered several burns on his leg due to the fire.
  • Pradhan met another accident in 2010, while filming the climax scene of the film ‘Rakta Charitra,’ where he was meant to be shot dead. The explosion during the shoot was so strong that he got a big cut on his jaw that required surgery to fix it.
  • In November 2023, the actor was featured in the cover story of WKND Magazine.
    Vishwajeet Pradhan on the cover of WKND Magazine

    Vishwajeet Pradhan on the cover of WKND Magazine

  • His favourite American TV series are ‘Big Bang Theory’ (2007) and ‘Game of Thrones’ (2011).
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