Actor Sooraj Pancholi, accused of abetting the suicide of actor and model Jiah Khan, was acquitted by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Friday due to lack of evidence. Sooraj, the son of actor couple Aditya Pancholi and veteran actress Zarina Wahab, was present in the court along with his mother.

Who is Sooraj Pancholi?

Sooraj Pancholi is an Indian film actor who debuted in Bollywood with the movie “Hero” in 2015. Born on November 9, 1990, Sooraj Pancholi is the son of Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, both well-known actors in the Indian film industry.

Since his debut, Sooraj Pancholi has been the subject of much media attention, both for his acting career and personal life. In this article, we will closely examine who Sooraj Pancholi is, his background, career, and personal life.

Early Life and Background

Sooraj Pancholi was born and brought up in Mumbai, India. His father, Aditya Pancholi, is a well-known Bollywood actor who has acted in over 100 films, while his mother, Zarina Wahab, is also an actress who has worked in both Bollywood and regional movies.

Sooraj Pancholi completed his schooling at Pali Hill School in Mumbai and later attended the Bombay Scottish School. He then studied acting and filmmaking in Los Angeles, California, before returning to India to pursue a career in acting.


Sooraj Pancholi debuted in Bollywood with the movie “Hero” in 2015, a remake of the 1983 movie of the same name. The film was produced by Salman Khan and directed by Nikkhil Advani.

In the movie, Sooraj Pancholi plays the lead role of Sooraj Kaushik, a gangster who falls in love with a girl from a wealthy family. Despite mixed reviews from critics, the movie was a commercial success and helped establish Sooraj Pancholi as a rising star in Bollywood.

Since his debut, Sooraj Pancholi has appeared in several other movies, including “Satellite Shankar” and “Time to Dance.” However, he has not yet been able to replicate the success of his debut movie.

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