Viraf Patel Personal Profile
Birth Name : Viraf Phiroz Patel
Born/Birthday : 12 June 1980
Age : 36 years
Height : 6’2″
Hair Color : Black
Eye Color : Brown
Home town : Pune, Maharashtra
Nationality : Indian
Religion : Parsi Zoroastrian
Occupation : Model , Actor
Zodiac Sign : Gemini
Fitness mantra : Gym
Status : Single
Twitter : @virafpatel
Facebook : @virafphiroz
Viraf Patel Serials/Shows
2010 Mahi Way
2012 Teri Meri Love Stories
2013-2014 Ek Boond Ishq
2015 Hunnarbaaz! Season 2 (Host)
Viraf Patel Films/Movies
2011 Mummy Punjabi (Hindi dEbut, as Arjun Arora)
About Viraf Patel – Ashish in Naamkaran real name
Viraf Patel is a model and television actor.
Viraf Phiroz Patel was born on 12 June 1980 to Phiroz Patel and Dolly Patel. He has two elder brothers, Minocher Patel (12 yrs elder) and Farhad (9 yrs elder). He joined the merchant navy in 1999 as a deck cadet.
He completed 5 years in the merchant navy as merchant navy sailor then won the male personality pageant ‘Grasim Mr. India’ for the year 2005.
His first television promotion was for multinational Nestle’s orange juice, made by Pralhad Kakkar which, ironically, was for the Pakistan market.
The 2010 Limca Softdrink Campaign established Viraf as a formidable actor/face on the Indian advertising and celluloid space.
He made his debut in Theatre with Vikram Kapadia’s “Bombay Talkies” in 2012.
He is best known for his role in the Yashraj Teleseries, Mahi Way as Shiv, Adityaraj Merchant in another Yashraj production-Kismat, as Shreshth in Teri Meri Love Stories opposite Shilpa Anand and most recently as Mrityunjay in BBC’s production for Life OK “Ek Boond Ishq”.
Currently he is seen in Star Plus serialNamkaran which is directed by Mahesh Bhatt. Viraf is playing the role of Ashish Mehta opposite Barkha Bisht in the series. It is inspired by the 1998 movie Zakhmwhich was based on Mahesh Bhatt’s life. It is the story of little Avni, a illegitimate child, whose father Ashish and her mother Asha had a religious marriage only and are not legally recognized as husband and wife. Asha and Ashish still have a living-together relationship, which is unknown by the rest of the world and specially Ashish’s family.