Kushal Punjabi (Born April 23, 1982 – Died December 26, 2019) was an Indian Model, Actor, and Dancer from Mumbai (India). Kushal Punjabi also won the “Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipe Out” reality show. Furthermore, he took the prize of $5 Million at home.He did the Hindi movies “Lakshay,” “Kaal,” and “Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal.”
Kushal Punjabi is an Indian film actor who is primarily active in the Hindi cinema. Kushal has acted in many popular Hindi cinema films till now, including films like A Gentleman Sundar Sushil Risky, Crazy Kukkad Family. Kushal’s recent release film A Gentleman is Sundar Sushil Risky.
- Crazy Kukkad Family – 2015 (Hindi)
- Salam-e-Ishq – 2007 (Hindi)
- Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal – 2007 (Hindi)
- Era – 2005 (Hindi)
- Goal – 2004 (Hindi)
He started his career as a dancer and model,and participated in Gladrags Manhunt Contest, in 2000.He also appeared in music album of Shweta Shetty pop song Deewane To Deewane Hai in 1997. His television career began with the TV series A Mouthful Of Sky in 1995 for DD Metro channel, followed by Love Marriage in 2002 on Zee TV, and has since appeared in a number of series like Don in 2006 for Star One, Santaan from 2007–2008 for Star Plus, Kasam Se in 2006 for Zee Tv, Sshh Koi Hain for Star One and King Aasman Ka Ek Raja for Sony TV. He appeared as Sub-inspector in CID: Special Bureau, detective-crime TV series, CID (on Sony TV) from 2003 to 2004 and did a small role in the TV series, Kkusum. In 2004, he appeared as a lead in Dekho Magar Pyaar Se (on STAR plus), an Indian adaptation of popular Venezuelan TV series, Mi Gorda Bella and also in popular comedy TV series, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa on Zee TV. His other shows were Antariksh in 2008 for Star Plus, Yeh Dil Chahe More in 2006 fr Star One, Hum Tum in 2008 for Zee Next and Rishta dot com on Sony TV in 2010 for Yash Raj productions. He also appeared in STAR Plus TV series, Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat from 2008 to 2010. In 2010, he did a cameo in SAB TV’s Gutur Gu, India’s first silent comedy series.He then bagged a prominent role in Farhan Akhtar’s film, Lakshya (2004), followed by Karan Johar’s Kaal, which also starred Ajay Devgn.
He has appeared in Hindi films, like Lakshya (2004), Kaal (2005), Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love (2007) and Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal (2007).
He was a trained dancer-choreographer and worked as a dancer/trainer with Shiamak Davar for a while. He has participated in reality shows like Mr. & Ms. TV (2007), Fear Factor, Fun on the Run and Ek Se Badhkar Ek (2008) on Zee TV, and in 2011, won the TV reality game show, Zor Ka Jhatka, the Indian version of Wipeout!, which started with 28 contestants, in an obstacle course set in Argentina, and was hosted by Shah Rukh Khan., and was shooting for Balaji Film’s Rock the Shaadi as 1 of the 3 main leads. He recently made a wild card entry in the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
He was found dead at his residence on 27 December 2019. The cause of death was reported to be suicide by hanging.