Parikshit Sahni Age, Wife, Children, Biography & More
Bio Full NameParikshit Sahni ProfessionActor Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm in meters- 1.70 m in feet inches- 5’ 7” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg in pounds- 165 lbs Eye ColourDark brown Hair ColourSalt & pepper Personal Life Date of Birth1 January 1944 Age (as in 2017)73 Years Birth PlaceMurree, Punjab, British India (now in Pakistan) Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn Nationality Indian HometownShantiniketan, West Bengal SchoolLawrence School, Sanawar Kasauli, Solan, Himachal Pradesh CollegeSt. Stephen's College, Delhi, India Educational QualificationGraduate DebutFilm: Deedar (1951, as child artist) Anokhi Raat (1968, as adult)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Parikshit Sahni
Does Parikshit Sahni smoke?: Yes
Does Parikshit Sahni drink alcohol?: Yes
Parikshit Sahni spent most of his childhood in the boarding since his father was an activist in India’s fight for freedom against the Britishers.
After graduating from St. Stephen’s Delhi, he went to study architecture in Moscow. But he was not good at mathematics and could not clear the aptitude test. Then he joined the Cinema Institute of the same university.
Parikshit Sahni was more into direction. He had written the script of ‘Pavitra Paapi’ and intended to direct it. But the producer of the project made him act as a lead in the film instead of directing it.
He injured his backbone while shooting for ‘Veer Shivaji’. It took a whole year for him to recover.
In the beginning, Parikshit Sahni had adopted the screen name Ajay Sahni on the advice of his very close friend Sanjeev Kumar. But after the accident, he changed his screen name back to his real name, as he says that it was his new birth when he recovered from the injuries.