Prateik Babbar Biography


Prateik Babbar

Prateik Babbar (born 28 November 1986) is an Indian actor. He is the son of late actress Smita Patil and actor turned politician Raj Babbar.

Earlier Prateik assisted advertisement filmmaker Prahlad Kakkar for a year as a production assistant. During this time Prateik was cast in advertisement films for several companies, including KitKat.

Prateik made his acting debut in the Aamir Khan production, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, alongside Genelia D'Souza. His portrayal of Genelia's brother, Amit, won him several awards and nominations. The film went on to become a major commercial success. He next appeared in Kiran Rao's Dhobi Ghaat, which opened to positive reviews at film festivals worldwide. He featured in the action-thriller Dum Maro Dum alongside Abhishek Bachchan and Rana Daggubati. He has been seen alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone and Manoj Bajpai in the Prakash Jha film Aarakshan, released in August 2011.