Punit Pathak’s Exceptional Journey From Dance India Dance To LSD: Love, Scandal & Doctors
From auditioning for Dance India Dance to acting in movies and now playing a suave cop in LSD, check out Punit J Pathak’s line of work.
The dancer turned choreographer turned actor, Punit J Pathak has been highly appreciated for his portrayal of a suave and tactful cop in the ZEE5 Original, LSD – Love, Scandal & Doctors. LSD, the latest addition to the ZEE5’s list of gripping mystery thrillers revolves around the investigation of a murder in a renowned hospital.
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Though he played the role of a cop brilliantly, acting wasn’t always a part of the plan for Punit. In fact, the dancer turned actor always thought of making a career solely in dancing. Acting was just something that came along the way, but we’re glad it did. Check out his inspiring journey.
Dance India Dance
Punit Pathak had auditioned for the 2nd season of Dance India Dance. Though the dancer said that he initially thought he couldn’t dance, he was in love with dancing now and wanted to make a career in it. The LSD actor was the first contestant to audition from the city of dreams, Mumbai and he immediately won over the judges with his outstanding performance. The judges were completely floored by his immaculate expressions and crisp moves. Punit went on to become the 2nd runner up that season. Since then his career took off as a dancer and choreographer. He later came back to DID for the 5th Season as a mentor and emerged as a winner.
Punit ventured into acting with his debut performance in the film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance, directed by choreographer-director, Remo D’souza. He then went on to do more dance-based movies such as ABCD 2, Nawabzaade and Street Dancer 3D.
Punit has not only choreographed but also directed a few musicals namely, Balle Balle – The Musical, Ishq Ne and Tera Kya Hota. He has also directed the 2020 song Bhulaa Dunga featuring Sidharth Shukla and Shehnaaz Gill.
The Suave Cop In Love, Scandal & Doctors
From the release of the teaser itself, Punit J Pathak looked impressive as the good cop, Tavish. Once the series released, he was showered with love and appreciation for his effortless portrayal of his smart and sincere cop in LSD: Love, Scandal & Doctors.
Choreographing For IPML Opening Ceremony
According to some BTS footage released on Instagram, Punit was the one choreographing the opening ceremony of India’s first-ever Music League championship, Indian Pro Music League. Check out the Instagram post below:
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The dancer in him has certainly come a long way and we can predict a bright future for him ahead. For more updates on your favourite stars, stay tuned to ZEE5.