Puneet Issar is an Indian actor, writer, producer, and director who has played a wide range of characters in several on-screen projects such as Duryodhana in Mahabharat, Maharana Pratap in Bharat Ek Khoj, Brigadier Chandok in Left Right Left, Jarasandh in Dwarkadheesh – Bhagwaan Shree Krishn, Gurudev Singh Bhullar in Bani Ishq Da Kalma, Vishakha in Yoddha, Edwin Thomas in Pingami, Mangal Singh in Suraj, Police inspector Khurana in Chandaal, Anguli Mala in Gautama Buddha, and Sardar in Son of Sardaar.
Amritsar, Punjab, India
Actor, Writer, Director, Producer
- Father – Sudesh Issar (Film Director)
- Others – Diljit Puri (Father-In-Law) (Punjabi Actor), Ashita Puri (Mother-In-Law) (Bengali Singer), Satyajeet Puri (Brother-In-Law) (Actor)
6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm (via )
103 kg or 227 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Puneet Issar has dated –
- Deepali Issar – He is married to Deepali and the duo parents 2 children – a daughter named Nivriti and a son named Siddhant.
Race / Ethnicity
- Deep-socketed eyes
Puneet Issar Facts
- He made his theatrical film debut by playing the character named Bob in the 1983 action comedy film, Coolie, in which he co-starred alongside the likes of , , Shoma Anand, Rati Agnihotri, Kader Khan, and Waheeda Rehman. However, while filming an action sequence with Amitabh Bachchan, Issar accidentally injured him almost fatally and had to suffer a lot of backlash from the industry for the same.
- In 1988, Puneet Issar appeared in one of the lead roles of Duryodhan, the oldest son of Gandhari and Dhritarashtra, older brother of 99 Kauravas, and husband of Bhanumati, in the popular mythological television series, Mahabharat.
- Alongside Vishal Karwal, Priya Bathija, and Nikitin Dheer, he co-starred as King Jarasandh of Magadh in Dwarkadheesh Bhagwaan Shree Krishn, a mythological television drama series, in the year 2011.
- Puneet Issar appeared as a contestant on the 8th season of the reality television game show, Bigg Boss, presented by . His fellow contestants on the show included , Pritam Singh RJ, Gautam Gulati, Ali Quli Mirza, and .
- As a director, he has worked on projects like I Am Singh, Garv, and Born to Be King.
- He has also served as a speech, diction, and method acting professor.
- Puneet Issar is trained in kung fu, karate, boxing, and wrestling.
- He enjoys traveling.
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Facts of Puneet Issar
- full namePuneet Issar
- weight103 kg
- height6 ft 3 in