Versatile actor Gaurav Prateek says, “I saw Akshay Kumar Sir’s film “Mohra” (1994 ) on the big screen for the first time in my childhood and now working with him on the big screen is like an unseen dream come true”.
Actor Gaurav Prateek covered Jhansi’s journey to Mumbai from an early age. He has deep roots in Rewa, MP. After he lost his father, he moved to Jhansi, where he spent his childhood. Actor Gaurav Prateek was studying engineering; he felt that his passion was to act and therefore left halfway and moved to Mumbai to pursue his acting career.
His talent was recognized very early on when he received the Governor’s Award and the President’s Award from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
Many great actors’ journeys began out of Doordarshan, as Shah Rukh Khan; likewise, his career began with a Doordarshan show called “Barrister Roy”. He has received much appreciation for his work, but his struggle has continued ever since. GP had no God Father in the film industry. Slowly he began to receive offers for TV shows, Modelling and films.
Recently Gaurav Prateek shared the big screen with Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra in the multi-starer film called “Capsule Gill”. The film is being shot in London and India. Star cast like Ravi Kishan, Dibyendhu Bhattacharya, Anant Mahadevan, Pawan Malhotra, Kumud Mishra, Rajesh Sharma, Virendra Saxena, Varun Badola, Arif Zakaria, Sudhir Pandey, Shishir Sharma and many more.
The reported film “Capsule Gill” is based on a real incident that happened in Raniganj Coalfields in eastern India in 1989. Akshay Kumar is playing the role of “Jaswant Singh Gill” and Gaurav Prateek as “Dibakar”. The actors were shooting in the UK at the picturesque locations of York and London.
The film was produced by Vashu Bhagnani, Deepshikha Deshmukh, Jackky Bhagnani under the banner of Pooja Entertainment and directed by “Rushtam” famed director Tinu Suresh Desai.
Gaurav Prateek During London Shoot
Gaurav Prateek landed his roles in the films “Pyaar Ki Miss Call”, “Rukke Padge”, “Haq Se”, “Pranali”, and the upcoming Bengali film “Srishty- The Creation” and “Mandbuddhi”. GP is also the brand ambassador for “Impute,” the cosmetic brand “Fair Forever,” the Apparels brand “Fast & Fusion”, and “Ziddi Jeans”. Also did TV shows “Balika Vadhu”, “Rajat Rekha”, “Adhikar”, and “Solah Shringar”. Upcoming Web series Like “Ehsaas”, “And Khabar Pakki Hai”. In 2016, he became a part of 2B Radio as a radio jockey and show writer for the show “Rubaru with Gaurav Prateek.
GP recently featured in the video songs “Uff Teri Keya Baat Hai” for Hungama Music with Kaushik Creation Films and “Keyon Gaye Tum” for B4U Music and AD Film with Ajay Devgan. Next film lineup with Eros and RSVP.
Gaurav Prateek likes writing poetry, singing and watching quality movies. On weekends he likes relaxing with family and friends with retro music. Whenever possible, he does social work to put a smile on somebody.
Real Name: Gaurav Prateek
Nickname: Raja, Guddu
Date of Birth: 18 September 1990
Birth Place: Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac Sign: by Name- Aquarius | by Birth Date- Virgo
Education Qualification: Post Graduate
Marital Status: Unmarried
Hobbies: Singing, Horse Riding, Social Work, Swimming.
Grandmother: Dr. RB Gupta
Father: Late. Ramesh Kumar Purwar (Businessman)
Mother: Kiran Gupta (Social Activist)
Uncle: Arun Kumar & Shalini Gupta (Mama -Mami)
Sister & Brother-in-law: Swati & Prateek Kumar
Nephew: Swastik & Prathvik Porwal
Siblings: Divya Prateek, Deepali Gupta & Saurabh Gupta
Current Place: Andheri (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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