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Gufi Paintal Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 26, 2020

Short Biography

Gufi Paintal was born on 04-10-1944 in the state of Delhi, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Assistant Director, Television Actor, Casting Director & Film Director who is best known for his acting in the TV serial "Mahabharat" as a Shakuni.

Other Name: Sarabjeet Singh Paintal, Sarabjeet Paintal
Other Professions: Assistant Director Television Actor Casting Director Film Director
Appearance: Bollywood Hindi

Gufi Paintal Complete Bio & Career

Gufi Paintal was born on 4 October 1944 in Punjab. He is a director and actor by profession. He rose to fame with his role of Shakuni in serial Mahabharat. He started his career in the 1980s. Besides films, he also did television serials and plays. He hails from a Sikh Family. Before coming into the industry he was an engineer. He started taking up modeling projects first. Then he worked as an assistant director in movies.
He acted in Mahabharat and his role as Shakuni was highly praised. The show was by B.R Chopra and Ravi Chopra. He was so inspired by his character that he also discussed it at the news channel named, Sahara Samay. He entered the industry as the director by directing the movie named, Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. The movie is based on the life of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu who was a devotee of Krishna. Pawan Kumar was his producer and the music was given by Ravindra Jain. His co-star named, Pankaj Dheer established an academy named, Abbhinnay Acting Academy and he made Gufi Paintal as its head in 2010.
His first movie was titled as Dillagi in 1978. The same year he did another movie, Des Pardes. He played the role of Mamaji in the movie, Maidan e Jung in 1995. Other films done by him include The revenge: Geeta Mera Naam, Mahabharat Aur Barbareek, and Samrat & Co. In television, he acted in serials like Kanoon, Sauda, Akbar Birbal, Shani, Karn Sangini, and RadhaKrishn.

Gufi Paintal Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He hails from a Punjabi Sikh family. He is married to Rekha Paintal and the couple has a son named, Harry Paintal.

Brother Paintal

Life's Important Dates Of Gufi Paintal

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Punjab
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikhism
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School DPS International School, Delhi
College N/A
Qualification Graduate in Engineering
Marital Status Married
Debut Dillagi (1978)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Place Kedarnath
Favorite Dress Shirt-Pant
Favorite Accessories Ties

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Gufi Paintal

  • He rose to fame with his role of Shakuni in Mahabharat.
  • Presently he is doing a serial named, RadhaKrishn.

Gufi Paintal Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

77 years, 8months, 24 days old age Gufi Paintal will turn 78 on 04 October, 2022. Only 3 months, 5 days, 9 hours,15 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Gufi Paintal has celebrated the total number of 78 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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