Gurmeet Choudhary is an Indian actor, dancer, and model. Famous for his role of Lord Ram in the TV serial Ramayan (2008-2009), Gurmeet Choudhary is well-known for his perfect physique and top-notch acting skills. Let us get to know more about the actor’s personal details, professional life, and other interesting facts.
Gurmeet Choudhary is an established and famous Indian actor. Besides being an actor, the star is also a great dancer and has showcased his dancing skills in the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Season 5. Gurmeet was also the winner of the show. Although he made his Hindi TV debut in 2004 with the show Yeh Meri Life Hai, he became a household name after he portrayed the role of Lord Shri Ram in the TV serial Ramayan. Gurmeet was passionate about modelling and acting since childhood. During his school days itself, he used to take a keen interest in acting and participated in many drama competitions. Choudhary was bitten by the modelling bug while he was college. He used to participate in several modelling contests. He also won the title of Mr. Jabalpur and even took part in the contest of Mr. India. His journey in the glamour world has not been any easy. During the initial days of his career, he faced a lot of financial problems. With time and struggle, not only did he start getting offers for various roles but he even participated in many reality shows. He was titled the winner of most of them.
Gurmeet is a fitness freak and visits the gym regularly. The actor stands tall at 5′ 11” and weighs around 75 kilos. Gurmeet’s physique is well-proportioned with 42″ chest, 32″ waist, and 16″ biceps.
Gurmeet has got brown eyes and his hair are black in colour.
He is also a Black Belt in Karate.
Family, Religion & Wife
Gurmeet Sitaram Choudhary was born on 22 February 1984 (34 years) in Chandigarh, India to Sitaram Choudhary and Anmol Choudhary in a middle-class Hindu family. His father, Sitaram Choudhary is a retired Subehdar Major in Army. He was bought up in Chennai and Jabalpur. He traces his roots back to Bhagalpur District, Bihar, India.
He has one brother, Gangaram Choudhary, who is a doctor.
Gurmeet Choudhary’s grandfather used to call him Shashi Kapoor and that’s how he got his nickname, Shashi.
Before he married Debina Bonnerjee officially in 2011, they secretly married each other in 2006 at a temple in Goregaon without the consent of their parents. Their friends and fans fondly call them, Gurbina. However, they married officially on 15 February 2011.
His friends call him Patnivrata jokingly.
Gurmeet Choudhary debuted on television with the Hindi TV serial Yeh Meri Life Hai in 2004 as Gurmeet.
Because of his eyes, he bagged the character of Lord Ram in NDTV Imagine’s TV serial Ramayan (2008-2009).
In 2009, he, along with his wife Debina Bonnerjee participated in the reality TV show Pati Patni Aur Woh.
In 2012, Gurmeet Choudhary participated in the season 5 of the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. He had a huge crush on Madhuri Dixit and also got a great opportunity to romance her on the sets of the same show. He was also the winner of that season.
In 2013, he won the dance reality show Nach Baliye Shriman v/s Shrimati.
The same year, he, along with his wife, participated in another dance reality show Nach Baliye Season 6 where they ended up as the first runner-up.
In 2014, Gurmeet participated in the reality game TV show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster Season 5 where he ended up as the first runner-up.
He even took part in the reality show I Can Do That in the year 2015.
Gurmeet Choudhary made his Bollywood debut with the movie Koi Aap Sa in 2015.
His first Punjabi movie was Yaar Mera Rab Warga which released in the year 2013.
Mayavi (2006) was his debut on Tamil TV.
- Gurmeet Choudhary likes to eat Sushi.
- His favourite movie is Kaho Naa…Pyaar Hai.
- Choudhary likes blue and black colours.
- He likes to dine in The Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba, Mumbai.
- Gurmeet’s choice of beverages and drinks include Diet Coke, Fresh Lime Soda, and Watermelon Juice.
- Gurmeet Choudhary’s favourite holiday destination includes Goa, Bangkok, Malaysia, and Dubai.
Salary & Net Worth
Gurmeet Choudhary earns nearly ₹ 80,000/day. His net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
- Gurmeet Choudhary does not smoke.
- His first salary was ₹ 500 for a short film.
- Choudhary is a trained dancer and has got training from Shiamak Davar’s dance academy in Mumbai.
- Gurmeet is a loyal supporter of Shahrukh Khan’s IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
- Gurmeet Choudhary’s hobbies include Reading, Collecting Goggles and Sunglasses.