Parikshit Sahni Age, Wife, Children, Biography & More

Full NameParikshit Sahni
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
in feet inches– 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 75 kg
in pounds– 165 lbs
Eye ColourDark brown
Hair ColourSalt & pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 January 1944
Age (as in 2017)73 Years
Birth PlaceMurree, Punjab, British India (now in Pakistan)
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
Nationality Indian
HometownShantiniketan, West Bengal
SchoolLawrence School, Sanawar Kasauli, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
CollegeSt. Stephen’s College, Delhi, India
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutFilm: Deedar (1951, as child artist)
Anokhi Raat (1968, as adult)
Anokhi Raat
TV: Barrister Vinod
Barrister Vinod TV show
FamilyFather– Balraj Sahni (Actor)
Balraj Sahni
Mother– Damayanti Sahni, Santosh Chandhok Sahni (Step mother)
Damayanti Sahni with husband Balraj Sahani
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Sanovar Sahni (Half-sister)
HobbiesPainting, listening to music, writing, reading
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorsDilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan
Favourite ActressNutan
Favourite DirectorsAsit Sen, Yash Chopra
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite DestinationIndore
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot known
Wife/SpouseAruna Sahni
Aruna Sahni
Marriage DateNot known
ChildrenSon– Varn Sahnni
Daughter– Aditi Sahni, Tania Sahni

Parikshit Sahni

Some Lesser Known Facts About Parikshit Sahni

  • Does Parikshit Sahni smoke?: Yes
  • Does Parikshit Sahni drink alcohol?: YesParishit Sahni
  • Parikshit Sahni spent most of his childhood in the boarding since his father was an activist in India’s fight for freedom against the Britishers.
  • After graduating from St. Stephen’s Delhi, he went to study architecture in Moscow. But he was not good at mathematics and could not clear the aptitude test. Then he joined the Cinema Institute of the same university.
  • Parikshit Sahni was more into direction. He had written the script of ‘Pavitra Paapi’ and intended to direct it. But the producer of the project made him act as a lead in the film instead of directing it.
  • He injured his backbone while shooting for ‘Veer Shivaji’. It took a whole year for him to recover.
  • In the beginning, Parikshit Sahni had adopted the screen name Ajay Sahni on the advice of his very close friend Sanjeev Kumar. But after the accident, he changed his screen name back to his real name, as he says that it was his new birth when he recovered from the injuries.
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