Pulkit Samrat is an Indian film actor and model. He made his debut in Bollywood with Bittoo Boss (2012).He made his television debut in the role of Lakshya Virani in long-running television show by Balaji Telefilms, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi in 2006, which first got him recognition, though he quit the show in 2007.The actor was suffering from a bad back and had to go through a lot of trouble while shooting for the daily soap.
He went to Dubai to get treatment for his back. The character made him the winner of Best Fresh New Face Award at The Indian Telly Awards and Favourite Naya Sadasya (Favourite Newcomer) at Star Parivaar Awards (SPA).In 2011, he appeared as the lead in choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant’s musical theatrical Taj Express He made his film debut with Bittoo Boss (2012), wherein he played the role of wedding videographer from Punjab.
Though the film didn’t do well, he got noticed. His performance in “Bittoo Boss” (2012) led to his second film, Fukrey produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani.The film was released in June, 2013 to good reviews, and later became a sleeper hit.In 2014, he then appeared in a cameo role in Jai Ho as a police inspector. Then he played the lead in O Teri produced by Atul Agnihotri, opposite Bilal Amrohi and Sarah Jane Dias.
In 2015, his first film was Arbaaz Khan’s Dolly Ki Doli opposite Sonam Kapoor and Rajkumar Rao. In 2016, Samrat starred in Divya Khosla Kumar’s Sanam Re opposite Yami Gautam.The film was a hit. Samrat has also been signed on for Vicky Bhari’s Ticket To Bollywood opposite Amyra Dastur. His upcoming movie is Junooniyat with Yami Gautam .Its a new bollywood romantic movie of 2016.