All of us must have seen the Huggies’ diaper advertisement, and the sweet baby with the “Oh! So cute“ looks. Little did we know that the then five-month old kid will one day make a place for himself in B-Town! He is none other than the “Jugal Hansraj” lookalike Jineet Rath, who has waved a magic wand in his hands like a little magician and created an aura around himself as a successful child artist. Jesh, as he is lovingly called, was born on 23rd November, 2003 to father Ravi Shankar Rath and mother Arundhati Rath in Puri (Odisha). Jineet is currently studying in the 6TH standard, and manages the busy schedule between his shoots and studies very efficiently.
He has done over 176 ads and has played roles in various popular TV serials and Bollywood movies as well. Guzaarish, Talash, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Jaane Kahan se aayi Hai, Radio, Phata Poster Nikla Hero are some of the movies that this wonder child has scripted to his name. He has also added to his fame “DAM 999”, that has won accolades in India as well abroad, nominating it to the 2012 Chinese Oscars. Jineet loves horse-riding and has made it his hobby recently. On the sets of the popular historic TV serial “Bharat ka veer putra Maharana Pratap”, Jineet aka
and his reel life father
aka Maharana Pratap are often spotted practising horse-riding and having a great time together.
His reel-life mother, Ajabde aka Rachna Parulkar is all praise for the little wonder boy Jineet. She says that Jineet has done over 200 commercials and has been a part of so many popular TV serials, which has given her inspiration. Superstars like
, , Rani Mukherji, and
also praise young Jineet for the amount of dedication that he possesses. His father, Ravi Shankar Rath says that Jineet is a very hard working boy and tries to put in perfection in every shot that he shoots. Be it the character of young Evan Mescharaldes in Guzaarish or Samuel in Dam 999, Jineet has proven his versatility in the field of acting, which is definitely a Herculean task for a young talent like him.
The amount of dedication this boy possesses is worth-appreciating. He aspires to become a Superstar-cum-Director when he grows up, just like his favourite actor, Aamir Khan. During his free time he loves going on horse-rides and wishes to visit Paris and Canada on his vacations. For his dedicated work, he has won many awards such as and including the Best Child Ad Performer of the Year in 2008, for the LIC Jeevan Tarang Ad. Dedication, hard-work and perseverance will surely make Jineet reach the heights of success shortly.