Alok Pandey is an Indian actor whose career skyrocketed after he featured in Neeraj Pandey’s biographic sports drama “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” (2016), starring
Sushant Singh Rajput
. Alok played the role of Chittu, Dhoni’s childhood best friend, whom Dhoni considers as one of the pillars to his success.
Alok allured his audience with his dedicated performance in the first major half of the movie, garnering widespread popularity. Born in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, he graduated from the Swami Shukdevanand Mahavidyalaya with a Bachelor’s degree in Science. After graduation, he joined the Bharatendu Natya Academy in Lucknow to hone his skills in acting.
He moved to Mumbai after earning his diploma from the theatre and made his debut in the short film “That Day After Every Day” (2013), directed by
. He played the supporting role of a goon in the story that tackled the pervading social issue of eve-teasing in India. He later featured as a news reporter in Rajkumar Hirani’s comedy-drama “PK” (2014), starring Aamir Khan.
His easy portrayal of the role brought him into focus, paving the path for his first major supporting role as Montu in Salman Khan’s super hit “
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
” (2015). His other notable works include “
” (2017), “
” (2019) and “One Day: Justice Delivered” (2019).
Alok is presently filming for upcoming action-thriller “
and scheduled to release this
. He will be seen as Tufail in the biographic film, which narrates the events of the Operation Batla House, executed by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police on 19th September 2008 against the Indian Mujahideen terrorists who took shelter in the Batla House locality in Jamia Nagar, Delhi. Alok resides in Mumbai, Maharashtra, working as a professional actor for Emmy Productions since 2017