Prithvi is a popular Indian film actor, known for doing Hindi films. He was born on March 24, 1968 in New Delhi, India. He started his career in year 1992 as he was debuted in the Bollywood film, Dil Ka Kya Kasoor. He was starred as
opposite with the late
who played as Seema. His performance as an orphan who attended college in India and excels in his studies was received an average rating and he was remembered for the film and the songs including Dil Jigar Nazar, Milne Ki Tum Koshish Karna, Dil Ka Kya Kasoor, Mera Sanam Sabse Pyara Hai, Ga Raha Hoon Is Mehfil Mein and Khata To Jab Ho Ke became very popular as well. The film also received the Best Music and the Best Film awards at the Filmfare.
He is the co-starrer of
in the Bollywood film, Dilwale Kabhi Na Hare as Vijar along with Nagma. In 1993, the actor played the role of Nadir in the film, Meri Aan; followed by the Bollywood action film, Platform where he acted as Vikram in the same year. In 1994, he has done the film, Ikke Pe Ikkaw and essayed the role of Rishi with . Later, he donned another film with Akshay entitled, Paandav under the same director, Raj N. Sippy. He essayed the role of a doctor in the Hindi thriller film, Daraar which also stars,
. After this, Prithvi started to do supporting roles which portrays small roles in the films including the 1997 film, Kamsin: The Untouched. He is also part of Aamir Khan’s starrer film, Ghulam in 1998; later, he did the film Dada and played a fatherly role in P. Vasu’s box-office hit film, Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet. In 2001, he acted in the film, Devullu as Prashanth and in year 2002, he has done the films, Humraaz and Gangobai where he bagged the role of Inspector Rajesh. Prithvi was also seen in Naag Lok and bagged the role of Inspector Shakti in the Bollywood film, Aaj Ka Andha Kanoon. He returned on acting as
, one of the male lead in the 2003 film, Khanjar: The Knife, but the film was a flop. In 2005, he donned his debut in Tollywood through the film, Gowtham SSC.