Purab Kohli is an Indian television, film actor, model and former VJ, known for Rock On!! (2008), Bas Yun Hi (2003) and My Brother… Nikhil (2005). He started his career as an actor with the television show Hip Hip Hurray on Zee TV and earned recognition through video jockeying on Channel V. He then hosted the travel show Gone India where he toured India on budget trips. Purab is an actor who prefers doing stunts on his own without using a body double. Kohli made his acting debut in films with Bus Yuhin (2003) starring opposite Nandita Das. He has also acted in other films like Supari (2003), Vastu Shastra (2004), and 13th Floor (2005). His performance in My Brother…Nikhil (2005) got him recognition.
Purab Kohli was born on 23 February 1979. He has done his schooling in various schools of St. Stanislaus, Auxilium Convent and The Bishop’s School from Pune, Maharashtra. He also joined a flying school to be a pilot, but discontinued. He has switched his education faculty from Science to Commerce and finally to Arts and studied Economics, Psychology and Literature. He has featured in television ads for Colgate, Pizza Hut, Compaq Presario, Amaron Batteries and Castrol.
Purab Kohli family background is opulent and steady. His father Harsh Kohliowns, who manages hotel and his mother is a corporate trainer. Kohli’s uncle is filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. Purab Kohli sister name has not been mentioned anywhere clearing the doubts of those who thought he had a charming sister and could try their luck on her.
Profile of Purab Kohli
Name: Purab Kohli
Born: February 23, 1979
Birth Place: Pune, Maharashtra
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (approx)
Profession: Television actor
Son of Bollywood Producer/Director Harsh Kohli.
Grand nephew of Dev Anand.
Purabs uncle is Vishal Anand.
Grand nephew of Chetan Anand, Priya Rajvansh (Chetan’s wife) and Vijay Anand.
Purab Kohli is the nephew of Bollywood producer Yash Kohli.
Former partner of actress and upcoming director Yamini Namjoshi.
Cousin of fashion photographer Gina Narang ( Dev Anand’s granddaughter).
Elder sister named Rima Kohli.
Nephew of producer Sushma Anand. ( Dad’s sister and Vijay Anand wife).
Cousin of Vaibhav Vibhu Anand ( Vijay Anand and Sushma Anand son).
Nephew of actress Sohaila Kapoor ( Dad’s cousin).
- Airlift (2016)
- A Rectangular Love Story (2015)
- Ek Tho Chance (2014)
- Jal (2014)
- Gangoobai (2013)
- 10ml Love (2012)
- Fatso (2012)
- 42 Kms…. (2012)
- Kuch Spice To Make It Meetha (2012)
- Aditya-Raj (2012)
- I Am (2011)
- Turning 30 (2011)
- Hide & Seek (2010)
- Rock On (2008 ( Hindi )
- Awarapan (2007 ( Hindi )
- Woh Lamhe (2006)
- My Brother…Nikhil (2005)