Supermodel David Gandy, watch out! Here comes Bollywood star Upen Patel who seems to spend more time in the gym than you!
Upen Patel is a British Indian model and Bollywood film actor. He was born in London on August 16, 1981. After winning an Indian supermodel TV contest in 2002, Patel began modelling for Hugo Boss, Paul Smith, Tommy Hilfiger, Provogue and Zegna.
In 2006, Patel made his Bollywood debut in the film “36 China Town”. He won several awards, including the IIFA Award for his role. He has appeared in various films: “Namastey London” (2007), Shakalaka Boom Boom (2007), “One Two Three” (2008) andÂ Run Bhola Run (2012).
In 2010 he took time out to finish a diploma in film making and also earned a diploma in scriptwriting from Raindance in the UK. The same year, he attended a summer workshop in acting at the famous Lee Strasberg Actor’s Studio in Los Angeles.
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