Punit Pathak is a dancer, who came in limelight for being contestant of DID season 2 where he was the 2nd runner up of the season. He was also seen as Chandu in “ABCD”. Punit has worked as a choreo-partner of International dancer Lauren Gottlieb in Colors dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6. He mainly recognised as HipHop, Bollywood, Contemporary and Salsa dancer in India. But personally he enjoys contemporary dance.
Punit Pathak Biography
Punit Pathak was born in Mumbai. His mother is a North-Indian from Kadwal and his father is from Gujarat. His father is the president of Maharashtra Textile Traders Association. He studied in Xavier’s college and got an opportunity to get professionally skilled in different styles of dancing. He got a scholarship in the Terence Lewis Academy. This scholarship gave him a chance to learn and brush up various forms of dance. His father was never supportive of his adopting dance as a profession, because his father wanted him to support and carry ahead his business. Whereas his Mother supported him from the very beginning.
Punit started his career as a dancer from Dance India Dance season 2. Then he was seen in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 4 as a partner of Anushka Manchanda. He was again seen in Jhalak season 5 as a partner to Shibani Dandekar. Puneet has also played a pivotal role in Remo’s directorial venture and the first 3D Indian dancing film ABCD. He considers Australian dancer wade Robson as his idol. He was seen choreographing Lauren Gottlieb in television reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. He said” both the television reality dance shows Dance India Dance and Jhalak Dikhla Jaa he said have changed my life and has made it better and has given me fame”