Ek Duje Ke Vaaste actor Namik Paul, who plays the role of Shravan Malhotra is celebrating his birthday, today (19 September). The actor has made quite an impression on his female fans, especially, with his towering height. Well, the actor himself says that his height becomes a matter of discussion on the sets and sometimes they even joke about it!
The actor has a huge fan following. They have started wishing the actor on his reel birthday, and have even been sending gifts and cakes! The actor took to social media to reveal that it is not his real but reel birthday. Many of you must have not noticed that Namik in on Zee TV's show Qubool Hai! Check out some of Namik's unknown facts with pictures....
Namik In Qubool Hai
Namik Paul debuted with 4 Lions' Qubool Hai. He was seen playing the role of Ahsaan (Armaan's friend and Sanam's third husband) in the fourth season of the show. He was later replaced by Rohan Gandotra.
He hails from Dehradun and did his schooling from Mussoorie. He went to the US to complete his graduation. He worked with a media house to turn into a reporter, but he decided to quit and try his luck at the showbiz industry.
Namik Had To Struggle To Bag His First Role!
Namik has worked for NDTV., he had also done a few advertisements. Like many actors, Namik too, had to struggle a lot to bag his first role. In an interview, he had said that to win a role in the show, he had to give several auditions!
Namik Worked For Media Before...
He was modelling in Delhi, joined media house, and later moved to Bombay. In an interview, he said, "I was always aspired to be actor from school and college days used to theatres then. I took up some advertisements and then I started attending acting workshops and dance classes."
Namik Auditioned For EDKV In December
After making a few connections, he was called for the audition of Ek Duje Ke Vaaste and later bagged the show! Well, we must say, we are happy to have the new angry young man in the telly town. What say guys??
In an interview to a leading daily, Namik answered these rapid-fire questions... First crush: It was my fifth grade teacher who was also a model. Favourite line on the sets: "What's the scene?"
Things you cannot do without on the sets: Water. I drink ridiculous amount of water. Favourite food on the sets: Maggi, toast and Coca Cola! Favourite corner on the sets: My room.
Namik In Free Time....
When asked what he does when he gets free time, he was quoted by a website as saying, "Since we have sometime night shifts so whenever I get free time I like to sleep."
Namik Likes To Work Out In Gym!
He further added, "I do like to get out and work out in gym and have some personal work in our free time. Just some time back I went out with friends after a long time."
About his family: Namik's father is a retired IAS officer. His mother is a lawyer and social right activist. His sister and brother-in-law are lawyers as well.
(Images Source: Instagram)
The actor, who is active on social media, thanked his fans for the beautiful gifts and cakes. He posted the picture on Twitter and wrote, "Thank you Prakruti, Sampada, Asha & Aryan for this, I loved it ❤️ Now I just have to figure out how to get it home 😂."
A few days back, he thanked his fans by tweeting, "Thank you for all the birthday wishes 😊 But it's Shravan's birthday, not mine 😂."
Namik shared a picture, in which he was seen flaunting his chiselled body and wrote, "So every year it's my unofficial goal to be in my best possible shape by my birthday. And I was doing pretty good, but all those cakes and chocolates kinda threw a wrench in my plans 😂."
He further added, "But I can't thank you all enough for making me feel so special ( and it's not even my birthday yet!) Also thank you to almost all of you for being so understanding about the episodes this week."
He concluded, "We tried our best but obviously we all want Sumo back with us. But that can wait, because health always comes first . Have an amazing weekend everyone ❤️."
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