Sooraj Pancholi is an Indian film actor who appears in Bollywood Hindi films. He debuted in the romantic action film Hero for which he won a Filmfare award for Best Newcomer. He acted in Satellite Shankar. He has appeared in the music videos GF BF and Dim Dim Lights.

Birth Name

Sooraj Pancholi







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Sooraj Pancholi was born on the 9th of November 1990, in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.


He’s currently 29 years old.

Sun Sign



Asian (Indian)




Sooraj studied at Pali Hill School, Mumbai. Later, he completed his schooling from an Open School as he had no interest in studies.

Family Details

  • Father – Aditya Pancholi (Actor)

  • Mother – Zarina Wahab (Actress)
  • Siblings – Sana Pancholi (Elder Sister)

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Sooraj Pancholi has dated –

  • Late Jiah Khan (2013) – In 2013, Sooraj dated actress, Jiah Khan who committed suicide in June of that year. Based on Khan’s suicide note which blamed the couple’s strained relationship as a reason for her death, he was arrested and interviewed under suspicion he aided Khan’s suicide.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m


  • In Kilograms – 73 kg
  • In Pounds – 160 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 40–12–32
  • Chest – 40 in or 102 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 12 in or 30.5 cm
  • Waist – 32 in or 81 cm

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color




Professional Statistics

Famous For

Sooraj well known for his role as Suraj Kaushik in the romantic action film, Hero (2015) for which he won a Filmfare award for Best Newcomer.

Film Debut

In 2015, Sooraj made his acting debut in the romantic action film, Hero in which she played the role of Suraj Kaushik.


Sooraj was interrogated by Mumai police in the case of actress Jiah Khan suicide. It is said that Jiah Khan was in the state of depression because of her falling career & relationship with Sooraj Pancholi.

Sooraj Pancholi Favorites

  • Favorite ActorShahrukh Khan
  • Favorite ActressDeepika Padukone
  • Favorite SingerArijit Singh
  • Favorite Place – Goa, Paris
  • Favorite Color – Black & White, Blue
  • Favorite Food – Chicken Biryani, Fast Food

Sooraj Pancholi Net worth

Sooraj Pancholi has an estimated net worth of $0.5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sooraj Pancholi

  • Sooraj learned acting, dancing and martial arts before entering into acting.
  • Sooraj assisted director Sanjay Leela Bhansali in his film Guzaarish and Kabir Khan in his film Ek Tha Tiger.
  • He and actor Tiger Shroff are good friends.
  • He has appeared in the music videos GF BF and Dim Dim Lights.
  • In 2019, Sooraj made her acting debut as Shankar in the film, Satellite Shankar directed by Irfan Kamal.


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