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Nitesh Pandey Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth May 11, 1973
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Spouse Arpita Pandey

Nitesh Pandey is an Indian actor, theatre artist, and director. In 1990, he started doing theatre and has since appeared in a variety of shows which include Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara PyaaraHero – Gayab Mode OnAstitva…Ek Prem Kahani, Maharaj Ki Jai Ho!Ek Rishta Saajhedari KaIndiawaali MaaKuch Toh Log KahengeJaankhilavan JasoosHum LadkiyanSunainaJustajooManzilein Apani ApaniTejas, and Saaya. Moreover, Nitesh Pandey has also been cast in several films such as MadaariDabangg 2, Om Shanti Om, Badhaai DoMere Yaar Ki Shaadi Ha, RangoonKhosla Ka Ghosla, HunterrrShaadi Ke Side EffectsMickey VirusSins, and Baazi.

Born Name

Nitesh Pandey

Nick Name


Nitesh Pandey as seen at the Red Carpet of Sab Ke Anokhe Awards
Nitesh Pandey as seen at the Red Carpet of Sab Ke Anokhe Awards (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Nainital, Uttarakhand, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Actor, Theatre Artist, Director



Nitesh Pandey smiling for a picture at Landour Bakehouse in Landour, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand in June 2021
Nitesh Pandey smiling for a picture at Landour Bakehouse in Landour, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand in June 2021 (Nitesh Pandey / Instagram)


5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm


72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Nitesh Pandey has dated –

  1. Ashwini Kalsekar (1998-2002)​ – In 1998, he got married to actor Ashwini Kalsekar but the duo eventually separated in 2002.
  2. Arpita Pandey (2003-Present) – Nitesh then got married for a 2nd time to television actor and writer Arpita Pandey in the year 2003. They have also worked together in the Zee TV soap opera Justajoo.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Often wears glasses

Nitesh Pandey as seen while taking a mirror selfie
Nitesh Pandey as seen while taking a mirror selfie (Nitesh Pandey / Instagram)

Nitesh Pandey Facts

  1. He appeared as Dr. Pranay, Rashmi’s 2nd husband, in the Hindi-language soap opera Astitva…Ek Prem Kahani from 2002 to 2006.
  2. Nitesh Pandey brought to life the character of Anwar Sheikh Mohammad, Om Kapoor’s assistant, in the Hindi-language musical romantic satirical fantasy comedy-drama film Om Shanti Om in 2007. He co-starred in the film alongside Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Asawari Joshi, Arjun Rampal, Shreyas Talpade, Kirron Kher, Yuvika Chaudhary, and others.
  3. In 2012, Pandey was cast as a doctor in the Hindi-language action comedy film Dabangg 2, a sequel to the 2010 film Dabangg.
  4. He was seen in the recurring role of Harish Kumar in the Star Plus drama series Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara from 2012 to 2014. The show starred Disha Parmar and Nakuul Mehta.
  5. Nitesh Pandey played the role of Sanjay Jagtap in the 2016 social thriller film Madaari, starring Irrfan Khan.
  6. In 2020, he portrayed the character of Dhritarashtra, the king of Hastinapur, in the television science fiction sitcom Maharaj Ki Jai Ho!.
  7. Opposite Suchita Trivedi, Nitesh Pandey co-starred as Hasmukh ‘Hasu’ Gadhvi/Batuk Nath, Rohan’s father and Kaku’s husband, in the television drama series Indiawaali Maa between 2020 to 2021.
  8. He appeared as Prem Singh, Suman’s father, in the 2022 Hindi-language comedy-drama film Badhaai Do, starring Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar, Sheeba Chaddha, and Chum Darang.

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