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Parikshit Sahni Wiki, Height, Age, Family & More

Parikshit Sahni Wiki, Parikshit Sahni Height, Parikshit Sahni Age, Family & More: Parikshit Sahni is one of the most popular names in the Indian film industry.  He started his career with the “Anokhi Raat” movie where he played the character of a painter. He has appeared in many movies in the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s eras. But the movies that bring him into the limelight are, Raju Hirani’s “PK” “Munna Bhai MBBS”, and “3 Idiots”. Apart from films, he is also a part of the Indian Television industry for the last few decades. 

Family & Relationship

Parikshit Sahni was born on 1 January 1944 in Murree, present-day Pakistan. He is the son of versatile actor Balraj Sahni. He married famous director, Shekhar Kapur’s sister Aruna and the couple has three children. Shekhar Kapur influences him to change his name to “Ajay Sinha ”. Later, he decided to switch to his original name. 


Parikshit Sahni completed his education at the Lawrence School, Sanawar and St. Stephens College, Delhi. During school days, he participated in many dramas. When he was just 7 years old, he played a short role in the “Deedar” movie which was released in the year 1951.

Parikshit Sahni Biography/ Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Education

Real Name/ Full Name Parikshit Sahni
Birthplace Murree, Rawalpindi, Punjab (Presently in Pakistan)
Nationality Indian
Profession(s) Actor
Zodiac sign Cancer
Birthday 6 July
Parikshit Sahni Age 78 Year
Hometown Shantinikaten, West Bengal
Religion Hindu
Food Habit Not Known
Hobby Reading, Writing, Painting

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Personal & Family Details

Father Name Balraj Sahni (Famous Actor)
Mother Name
Damayanti Sahni, Santosh Chandhok Sahni (Stepmother)
Children Son: Varunjai Sahni
Daughter: Aditi Sahni and Tanya Sahni
Siblings Sister: Sanovar Sahni (Stepsister)
Marital Status Married
Parikshit Sahni Wife Aruna Sahni (Divorced), Dr. Nandini Sahni (Present)

Height, Weight & Body Measurements & More

Parikshit Sahni Height (feet) 5 Feet 7 Inches
Weight (Kilograms)(approx.) 75 Kg
Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye’s Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Salt & Pepper

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Career/ Achievements

Debut Movie: Deedar (1951)- as Child Artist
Anokhi Raat (1968)- As Adult
Superhit Movies Munna Bhai MBBS, 3 Idiots, PK
Upcoming Movies Yet to Update
Awards/ Recogination None

Money/Earning/ Property

Salary ( approx) Yet to Update
Income Source Acting
Net Worth Yet to Update
House Yet to Update
Car Yet to Update
Other Property Yet to Update

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Favourite Things

Favourite Food Not Known
Favourite Film Not Known
Favourite Colour Not Known
Favourite Destination Indore
Favourite Actress Nutan
Favourite Actor(s) Dilip Kumar
Favorite Sportsman Not Known
Favourite Artist Not Known


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  • Parikshit Sahni spends most of his childhood days in the Boarding school. 
  • After completing his graduation, he moved to Moscow to pursue his study in Architecture. But he was not good at mathematics and couldn’t clear the aptitude test. Then, he decided to join the Cinema institute in the same university. 
  • Parikshit Sahni wrote the script of the “Pavitra Paapi” and wanted to direct the movie. Later the producer asked him to play the lead character in the movie. 
  • While shooting the “Veer Shivaji” movie, Parikshit Sahni changed his backbone. It took more than 1 year to recover. 
  • During his struggle days, he changed his name to “Ajay Sinha”. But, after recovering from an injury, he decided to switch to his original name.

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