Born on November 25 in Karnataka, Mayur Patel is a well-known actor and director in South Indian film industry. Mayur’s father, Madan Patel is a politician and director, and his mother, Rekha Patel is a homemaker. Madan Patel was earlier a part of BJP but then later joined the Congress party. Mayur also has a sister - Chinmayi Patel, who is married to Samrat Sundareshan since 2014.
Mayur embarked his acting career with the Kannada movie, Andhra Hendthi. He played a minor role in this film. After this flick, Mayur started getting film offers and got finalized for the flick, ‘Mani’. Mani released in the year 2003, and Mayur had a prominent role in it. This film received many state awards also. After this film, he starred in the movies like ‘Gunna’, Love Story and ‘Udees’.
Love Story revolved around the story of a couple who faced certain difficulties as their parents were against their wedding. This film was produced by Madan Patel and was an adaptation of the movie, Ek Dooje Ke Liye. Mayur played Ram, who falls for a girl. Love Story bombed at the box-office. In Gunna, Mayur portrayed the character of Shambhu and was cast opposite Chaitra Hellikari. Udees narrated the story of a student who became a gangster because of some problems in his life. Mayur essayed the character of Sathya, who wanted to be a singer but ended up becoming a criminal. Udess failed to impress the audience.
Mayur went ahead to work in movies like ‘Student’, Ninade Nenapu, Hetthavara Kanasu, ‘Muniya’, and ‘Hunja’. Ninade Nenapu was a romantic movie which featured Mayur in a pivotal role. Mayur essayed Vijay in this film. In Hetthavara Kanasu, he was cast opposite ‘Radhika’. Muniya was also a good film in which he played the character of Muniya. While shooting for this movie, Mayur received some injuries and couldn’t act in any of the films for the next two years.
He made a comeback with the movie, ‘Passenger’, in the year 2012. According to ‘Roopesh’, this film was about a traveler who falls for a woman while on a bus journey. Mayur and ‘Archana’ played prominent roles in this romantic flick.
Mayur then participated in the reality TV program, Bigg Boss Kannada (Season 2). This show went on air on Asianet Suvarna, but Mayur didn’t win the show. He tied the knot with ‘Kavya’, who is the child of N Shiva Swamy on November 29, 2015. Mayur also worked in the crime flick, ‘Slum’ in the year 2013 where he essayed Lucky.