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Puneet Issar Bio, Age, Height, Son, Movies, Net Worth & Wiki

Puneet Issar is a well-known Indian actor and director. He is best known for playing the role of Duryodhana in the TV series Mahabharat, and directing Garv: Pride and Honour starring Salman Khan. His other notable roles are in Border, and as the second lead in the cult Indian horror film Purana Mandir.

Puneet Issar was born in a Brahmin family on 6 November 1959 in Amritsar, Punjab. He is the son of the film director, Sudesh Issar. Not much is known about his mother. Puneet is married to Deepali, daughter of Punjabi actor, Diljit Puri and Bengali singer, Ashita Puri. The couple is blessed with a son, Siddhant Issar, and a daughter, Nivriti Issar.

Puneet Issar

Puneet Issar

Puneet Issar Wiki/Bio

Birth NamePuneet Issar
Nick NameNot Known
Age(as in 2020) 61 Years
Debut• Bollywood Film (Actor): Coolie (1983)
• Bollywood Film (Assistant Director): Sauda (1974)
• Malayalam Film (Actor): Yoddha (1992)
• Tamil Film (Actor): I Love India (1993)
• Kannada Film (Actor): Samrat (1994)
• Bengali Film (Actor): Bhagya Debata (1995)
• Telugu Film (Actor): Master (1997)
• Punjabi Film (Actor): Rabb Ne Banaiyan Jodiean (2006)
• TV (Actor): Kahan Gaye Woh Log (1987)
• TV (Director): Hindustani (1996)
Famous Role‘Duryodhana’ in the Indian epic TV series “Mahabharat” (1988)
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignScorpio
Birth PlaceAmritsar, Punjab, India
Date of Birth6 November 1959 (Friday)
NationalityIndian
ResidenceNot Known
Home TownAmritsar, Punjab, India
HobbiesReading, Travelling

Family

Mother's NameNot Known
Father's NameSudesh Issar (Film Director)
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseDeepali
Puneet Issar Wife

Puneet Issar Wife

Marriage DateNot Known
Children• Son- Siddhant Issar
• Daughter- Nivriti Issar
Puneet Issar Son

Puneet Issar Son

Education

SchoolSt. Lawrence High School, Mumbai
College/UniversityMithibai College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate
ProfessionActor, Writer, Director
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 191 cm
in meters- 1.91 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 3”
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms - 99 kg
In Pound - 220 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size42 inches
Biceps Size15 inches
Waist Size32 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityBrahmin
Hair ColorBald
Eye ColorBrown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe SizeNot Known
TattooOn The Right Hand: "Om"

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodNot Known
Favourite ActorsNot Known
Favourite ColorsNot Known
Favourite SportNot Known
ControversiesDuring the shoot of one of the fight scenes of the movie coolie, Amitabh Bachchan was hurt badly. Puneet was really criticized by the whole country and became a real-life villain for everyone as Amitabh was seriously injured and had to go through surgery. But after recovering from the injury, Amitabh Bachchan cleared the matter by saying Puneet had done nothing intentionally

Life Journey

Puneet Issar completed his schooling at Mumbai’s St. Lawrence High School. He went to Mithibai College to pursue his graduation. After completing his graduation, Issar did a course in acting from Pune’s Film and Television Institute of India.

Puneet began his career as an acting professor in the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. After struggling in the industry for a long time, he bagged the role of ‘Bob’ in the Bollywood film Coolie in 1983. Though, during the shooting of the movie, Puneet accidentally injured Amitabh Bachchan. After the incident, no one was ready to work with him. Issar, then, struggled for 6 years and did small roles in some B-grade movies.

Puneet Issar Net Worth

According to Woodgram, Puneet Issar’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Puneet Issar in 2020?

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$10 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActor, Writer, Director

Noted, right now, We don’t have sufficient data about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.

Career

Then, Puneet Issar portrayed the role of Duryodhana in the epic TV series Mahabharat from 1988 to 1990, directed by B. R. Chopra and Ravi Chopra. It was this performance that gained him mainstream fame. Issar along with other actors of the epic TV show often toured the whole of India and even abroad to perform live shows based on the epic throughout the ’90s.

Puneet Issar portrayed the role of the Indian Superman, a Bollywood version of the Hollywood films. Later he did several other horror films such as Tehkhana in the 1980s. Issar also acted in films including Partner, Krrish, Aryan, Bachna Ae Haseeno, and many more in the 2000s.

Puneet has also directed TV serials including Hindustani and Jai Mata Ki starring Hema Malini. He has acted in over 12 TV serials such as Sahil, Junoon, Noor Jahan, Vikram Aur Betaal, and many more. Puneet has appeared in over 1800 episodes on Indian television. He portrayed the role of King Bimbisara in the feature film Gautama Buddha – The Life and Times of Gautama Buddha.

Puneet also acted in the Left-Right Left of the Indian Channel Sab TV. He has also performed in a number of Punjabi movies including Rab Ne Banayian Jodiyan and in a few Telugu movies. In 1997, Issar has also given a brilliant display of his acting skills in the mythological movie Suryaputra Shanidev.

He directed the movie Garv: Pride and Honour starring Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty in lead roles in 2004. His one more directorial venture in 2011 was I Am Singh, the story of which is also written by him. The film did average critically and commercially.

In the year 2013, Paras Lubricants Ltd signed him as the Brand Ambassador for their range of Automotive Oils and Lubricants. He also played the role of Parashurama in the recent TV series Mahabharat. Issar then went on to play the role of Daar Ji in Bani Ishq Da Kalma. In 2008, Issar participated in the Indian controversial TV reality show Big Boss Season 8. Puneet made it to the grand finale and was one of the seven finalists.

Movies List

1983Coolie
1984Raja Aur Rana
Purana Mandir
19853D Saamri
1986Janbaaz
Palay Khan
Dahleez
Tahkhana
1987Pyar Ki Jeet
Hathyar
Superman
Bhai Ka Dushman Bhai
Watan Ke Rakhwale
Awam
1988Akhri Muqabla
Zakhmi Aurat
Zalzala
Main Tere Liye
Kasam
Maar Dhaad
1989Elaan-E-Jung
1990Roti Ki Keemat
Tejaa
Jaan Lada Denge
1991Sanam Bewafa
Meet Mere Man Ke
Paap Ki Aandhi
1992Kal Ki Awaz
Jaagruti
Suryavanshi
Yoddha
1993Shri Krishna Bhakta Narsi
Chandra Mukhi
Ashaant
Anmol
Khalnayika
Kshatriya
Zakhmi Rooh
I Love India
Uzhaippali
1994Pingami
Prem Shakti
Yaar Gaddar
Samrat
Kranti Kshetra
Athiradi Padai
Chinna
Rasika
Cheetah
Time Bomb
1995Ram Jaane
Haathkadi
Bhagya Debata
Jallad
1996Muqadar
1997Border
Master
Suraj
Daadagiri
Jodidar
Suryaputra Shani-dev
Krantikari
1998Sher-E-Hindustan
Chandaal
1999Jaalsaaz
2000Refugee
2001Zakhmi Sipahi
Bhairav
2002Indra
2003Tagore
2004Vajra-The Weapon
2005Allari Pidugu
Bunty Aur Babli
Kasak
Narasimhudu
2006Aryan
Krrish
Rab Ne Banaiyan Jodiean
Humko Deewana Kar Gaye
2007Gautama Buddha
Partner
2008Bachna Ae Haseeno
God Tussi Great Ho
Satyamev Jayate
The Wheel of Action Highway
2009Jag Jeondeyan De Mele
2010Josh
2011Yamla Pagla Deewana
Ready
I Am Singh
Chhutanki
Qayamat Hi Qayamat
Son of Sardaar
Best of Luck
Jai Maharashtra Dhaba Bhatinda
2013Mahabharat Aur Barbareek
2014Fateh
2015Besh Korechi Prem Korechi
2019iSmart Shankar

TV Shows & Serials List

1987Param Vir Chakra
1988-1990Mahabharat
1994-1998Junoon
1988Bharat Ek Khoj
1997 – 1998Betaal Pachisi
1999 – 2000Jai Mata Ki
1999 – 2000Noorjahan
2006 – 2007Left Right Left
2007Love Story
2008Neeli Aankhen
2011Dwarkadheesh - Bhagwaan Shree Krishn
Kahaani Chandrakanta Ki
2013Bani Ishq Da Kalma
Mahabharat
2014Bigg Boss 8
2018Namune

Web Series

2019Parchhayee

Facts About Puneet Issar

  • He was born in a well-to-do family in Amritsar, Punjab.
  • His father was a famous film director who had worked with famous actors including Raj Babbar, Jagjit Singh, and Anita Raj.
  • Issar wanted to become an Indian Army Officer in his college days.
  • Puneet began his career as an acting professor in the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, from where he earlier took training in acting.
  • He has got a fourth-degree black-belt in martial arts.
  • Issar is also good at Karate, boxing, Kung-fu, and wrestling.
  • He has a good command of Hindi and Urdu languages.
  • Issar always wanted to play the villain in the Hindi film, as his body stats made him look fitting for villain roles.
  • He portrayed the role of ‘Maharaja Digambar Singh’ in ZEE5’s web series “Parchhayee” in 2019.
  • Issar has been practicing theatre for a long time.

FAQs

What is the age of Puneet Issar?

61 years (6 November 1959).

What is the height of Puneet Issar?

1.91 m.

Who played Duryodhana?

Puneet Issar, seen as Duryodhan in BR Chopra’s Mahabharat.

Who is the wife of Puneet Issar?

Deepali.