Ashok Pathak Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Ashok Pathak

Ashok Pathak is an Indian actor who appears in the popular Hindi television series “Panchayat” (2020), which airs on Amazon Prime Video. In the serial “Panchayat”, there is a popular dialogue “Dekh Raha Hai Vinod” and the character Vinod is played by Ashok.

Wiki/Biography

Ashok Pathak was born on Thursday, January 3, 1985, in Saran village, Faridabad, Haryana (age 38; as of 2023). His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He did his graduation from CRM Jat College, Hisar. During his graduation, he joined the Academy Theater Company and won the Best Actor Award four times. After graduation, he pursued his MA in Literature from Kurukshetra University, Haryana. He then applied to Bharatendu Natya College in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh and got selected. He was the top student in his class and received a scholarship. After two years of training there, he interned for one year at Bharatendu Natya College.

appearance

Height (approximately): 5′7″

Hair color: black

Eye color: brown

Ashok Pathak

family

He hails from a migrant family from Bihar and moved to Hisar in Haryana for work reasons.

parents and siblings

His father worked as a firefighter and boiler operator at Jindal Industries Pvt. Limited, Haryana. He has a brother and a sister.

wife

He is unmarried.

religion

Ashok Pathak believes in Hinduism.

Ashok Pathak does Chhath Pooja

Ashok Pathak does Chhath Pooja

Profession

cotton seller

When he was a child, his family faced various financial difficulties. His father worked various odd jobs to make ends meet. When he reached grade 10, he decided to work and support his family. He started selling cotton on his bicycle with one of his uncles. Even in the hot summer, he would ride 25 kilometers to sell cotton. By the time he reached grade 12, his father’s financial situation had improved. After graduation, he even worked in the water treatment department of Jindal Industries Pvt. HARYANA LIMITED.

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theater artist

After completing his training at Bharatendu Natya College, he started acting in commercial theater in Haryana and directed plays at Kurukshetra University, Haryana. He was paid Rs 40,000 for directing a play and with this money, he moved to Mumbai to try his hand at acting.

Ashok Pathak in drama

Ashok Pathak in drama

actor

hindi movies

In 2012, he started his acting career by playing Bicky in the Hindi film “Bittoo Boss”.

bit boss

bit boss

Later, he made guest appearances in several Hindi films such as Shanghai (2012), Sudra (2012), Foklay Returns (2017), 102 Not Out ( 2018) and 72 Hoorain (2020).

Ashok Pathak to star in 'Fokri Returns'

Ashok Pathak to star in ‘Fokri Returns’

punjabi movies

He made his Punjabi film debut in Vekh Baraatan Challiyan (2017), playing the role of Birju.

Vik Bharathan Chalyan

Vik Bharathan Chalyan

He has acted in several Punjabi films like Golak Buggni Bank Te Batua (2018), Marriage Palace (2018), Kala Shah Kala (2019) and Kade Haan Kade Naa (2021) .

Ashok Pathak's stills from the movie Marriage Palace

Ashok Pathak’s stills from the movie Marriage Palace

english movies

In 2015, he appeared in the British film The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, playing the role of tuk-tuk driver Scorpio.

Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

web series

Ashok has also appeared in a few Hindi web series such as Modi: An Ordinary Man’s Journey (2019; Amazon Prime Video), Pushpavalli (2017; Amazon Prime Video), Rangbaaz (2018 2021; ZEE5) and Kathmandu Connect (2021; SonyLIV).

pushpavali

pushpavali

He is popular for his role as Vinod in the Hindi web series “Panchayat” (2020), which is streamed on Amazon Prime Video.

Panchayat

Panchayat

Other jobs

He has appeared in television commercials for brands including Maggie, Sony Max and Domino’s.

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Facts / Trivia

  • In an interview, he said that as a child, he was often bullied for being a Bihar immigrant.
  • While studying in school and college, he was never interested in learning. While at school, he made friends who were older than him, and in their company he developed the habit of eating, smoking, and even drinking. He once said that he was a movie fan in school and college and often skipped classes to watch movies in the cinema.
  • After graduation, he got to know the National School of Drama, New Delhi. Even though he applied for NSD twice, he was rejected both times. He once said he was devastated after being rejected there.
  • In his spare time, he likes to sing, read, and travel to various places.
  • He was often found smoking and drinking at various events.
  • In an interview, he revealed that when he first started his career in Bollywood, he was offered only small roles. When a casting agent approached him to audition for the role of Vinod in the Hindi web series “Panchayat,” he was initially hesitant and kept postponing the audition. He feels that Vinod’s role is just a small role and will not contribute much to his career. Eventually, however, he agreed to give it a try. Although he only had a small role, his performance in the drama won him huge popularity.
  • In 2022, he was invited to attend Josh’s speech.
    Photos of Ashok Pathak in Josh Talk

    Photos of Ashok Pathak in Josh Talk

  • He is a religious man and often visits various religious places.
    Ashok Pathak inside the temple

    Ashok Pathak inside the temple

  • In 2023, he received the Haryana Star Award from the Haryana Entertainment Industry Awards.
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