Kushal Punjabi (born April 23, 1982 – died December 26, 2019) was an Indian Model, Actor, and Dancer from Mumbai (India). He won the “Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipe Out” reality show.
Furthermore, he took the prize of $5 Million at home. Kushal did the Hindi movies “Lakshay,” “Kaal,” and “Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal.” He participated in some reality shows, “Paisa Bhari Padega,” “Mr. & Miss TV,” “Ek She Badhkar Ek,” and “Jhalak Dhikhla Jaa.”
Moreover, he is well-trained hip-hop and modern jazz dancer. Mr. Punjabi found dead in his Mumbai home in mysterious circumstances. Still, his dead body hanging at his residence on December 26, 2019.
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Ur demise has shocked the hell out of me.I'm still in denial @itsme_kushalpunjabi I know you are in a happier place, but this is unfathomable. The way you lead your life really inspired me in more ways than one….but what was I to know. Your zest for dancing, fitness, off-road biking, fatherhood and above all that, that smiling face of yours, your happy-go-lucky nature your warmth all that was so genuine. I'm gonna miss you so much #kushlani. You will always be rememberd as a guy who lived a full life. #dancingdaddy #fit #lifeenthusiast #biker #smilingface #onelifeliveitright #restinpeace #omnamoshivaya
His close friend Karanvir Bohra shared the shocking news on his Instagram account. Bohra also posted a picture with an emotional message. The whole film and TV industry shocked on Punjabi’s death news.
The exact reason for his suicide is still not confirmed. But, According to Chetan Hansraj, Kushal Punjabi’s death causeThe Times of India is due to mental depression. His marriage is not working well, and his wife Audrey Dolhen separated from him.
In his suicide note, he has also written that 50% of his property will be given to his parents and sister. The remaining 50% property will be given to his son Kian Punjabi.
Early Life, Parents, Sister & Childhood
Kushal Punjabi was born on the 23rd of April, 1982, in Mumbai. His mother based in Hyderabad City. Furthermore, Punjabi’s father earlier lived in Karachi, Pakistan. He has a sister whose name not known.
Kushal was extremely active in dancing, swimming, skating, and cycling. Additionally, he represented his school and college, football team. He became a serious actor because of his dance and musical passion.
Marriage with Wife “Audrey Dolhen” & Son
On the personal front, Kushaal Punjabi wedded with wife Audrey Dolhen in November 2015. The two of them blessed with a boy Kian Punjabi.
He lived with his family members in India. Moreover, Audrey also shocked by her husband Kushal’s suicide. She did not speak to the media at this moment.
|Real Full Birth Name||Kushal Punjabi.|
|Profession||Dancer, Model & Actor.|
|In the News For||Committed suicide on December 26, 2019 in his home.|
|Date of Birth (DOB)||April 23, 1982.|
|Age (As of 2019)||37 years old.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Mumbai (Maharashtra, India).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Date of Death||December 26, 2019.|
|House In||Mumbai, India.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: instagram.com/itsme_kushalpunjabi.
|Place||His house in Mumbai.|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 75 Kg.
Pounds: 165 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||42-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||10.|
|Parents||Father: Name not available.
Mother: Will Update.
|Siblings||One Sister (Name Not Known).|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married Since 2015.|
|Dating History?||Kushal loved his wife Audrey.|
|Wife Name||Audrey Dolhen.|
|Highest Qualification||College Pass Out.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Salman Khan.
Actress: Madhuri Dixit.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Netherlands, Canada & Finland.|
|Favorite Color||Yellow and Black.|
|Love to do||Dancing, Traveling, Skating and Swimming.|
|Favorite Food||Continental Dishes.|
|Reality Shows||1. Fear Factor.
2. Mr. & Miss TV.
3. Paisa Bhari Padega.
4. Nautica Navigators Challenge.
5. Ek Se Badhkar Ek.
6. Zor Ka Jhatka.
7. Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
|TV Shows||1. Love Marriage (2002).
2. CID (2003).
3. Dekho Magar Pyaar Se (2004).
4. King Aassman Ka Ek Raja (2004).
5. Yeh Dil Chahe More (2005).
6. Kasam Se (2006).
7. Hum Tum (2008).
8. Aasman Se Aage (2012).
9. Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath (2013).
10. Zindagi Wins (2015).
11. Kya Hal Mister Panchal (2017).
12. Sajan Re Phir Jhooth Mat Bolo (2018).
13. Ishq Mein Marjawan (2018).
|Movies||1. Bomgay (1996).
2. Humko Ishq ne Maara (1997).
3. Bombay Boys (1998).
4. Andaaz (2003).
5. Sssshhh... (2003).
6. Lakshya (2004).
7. Kaal (2005).
8. Salaam-e-Ishq (2007).
9. Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal (2007).
10. Crazy Cukkad Family (2015).
|Net worth (approx.)||Rs. 7 Crore - Rs. 10 Crore Indian Rupees (INR).|
|Annual Earnings||Rs. 50 Lakh-Rs. 80 Lakh.|
|Income Sources||Films, TV Shows, Modeling Assignment and Choreography Events.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Kushal Punjabi
- He appeared in Shweta Shetty music album “Deewane To Deewane Hain” (1997).
- In 2017, Punjabi acted in short film named “The Gift” along with Mandira Bedi, and Gul Panag.
- He choreographed the “Star Walk” event for the UMEED NGO for the children.
- Kushal acted in the TV programs like “Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat”, “Dekho Magar Pyar Seh”, “Kya Haal Mr. Paanchal” and “Zindagi Wins”.
- Moreover, he was the co-actor of Aalisha Panwar in Color’s show “Ishq Mein Marjawan.”
- His last Bollywood movie is “Crazy Cukkad Family” (2015).
- Furthermore, he shared his craziness for traveling in his past interviews.
- He associated with the top contests like “Gladrags Manhunt Megamode” and “Mrs. India” contests.
- How tall: Kushal Punjabi maintained his muscular physique and his height measured 5 feet 10 inches (178 in Centimeters). Moreover, his body weight is around 75 Kilograms (165 in Pounds).
- He addicted to black coffee and Bollywood movies.
- Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit are his favorite film personalities.
- Punjabi’s favorite colors are black and yellow.
- His Instagram followers are 54.1K.
- The net worth of Kushal is around Rs. 7 Crore-Rs. 10 Crore Indian Rupees (INR). His income valued Rs. 50 Lakh-Rs. 80 Lakh.
His Last Interview
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|1.||↑||The Times of India|