Gufi Paintal Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography 

 June 3, 2022

Gufi Paintal Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight88 kg
Date of BirthOctober 4, 1944
Zodiac SignLibra
Eye ColorBlue

Gufi Paintal is an Indian actor and casting director who is known for his portrayal of Shakuni in the TV serial Mahabharat. On the other hand, Gufi is also recognized for being the older brother of comedian Paintal.

Born Name

Sarabjeet Singh Paintal

Nick Name

Gufi

Gufi Paintal as seen in a selfie that was taken in April 2019Gufi Paintal as seen in a selfie that was taken in April 2019
Gufi Paintal as seen in a selfie that was taken in April 2019 (Gufi Paintal / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Tarn Taran, Punjab, British India

Residence

Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

Indian

Education

Gufi attended the Film and Television Institute of India.

Occupation

Actor, Casting Director

Family

  • Father – Gurucharan Paintal
  • Siblings – Kanwarjit Paintal (Older Brother) (Actor, Comedian)
  • Others – Sheetal Paintal (Daughter-In-Law), Sarah Paintal (Grand Daughter)
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Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

88 kg or 194 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Gufi has dated –

  1. Rekha Paintal – Gufi tied the knot with a woman in the past, who sadly passed away in 1993, due to a heart attack. Rekha was 40 years old at the time of her death. The couple has a son named Harry Paintal.
Gufi Paintal as seen in a picture that was taken in December 2021Gufi Paintal as seen in a picture that was taken in December 2021
Gufi Paintal as seen in a picture that was taken in December 2021 (Gufi Paintal / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Salt & Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He sports a pair of reading glasses.

Religion

Sikhism

Gufi Paintal as seen in a picture that was taken in November 2018Gufi Paintal as seen in a picture that was taken in November 2018
Gufi Paintal as seen in a picture that was taken in November 2018 (Gufi Paintal / Instagram)

Gufi Paintal Facts

  1. He was born and brought up in Punjab in a Sikh family.
  2. The highlight of his career came in the 1980s with his role as Bahadur Shah Zafar, Mahabharat, and Kanoon.
  3. Gufi is an engineer by profession but decided to follow in the footsteps of his older brother and began his acting career.
  4. He relocated to Bombay in 1969, where he began his career as a model and went on to work as an assistant director for film and television.
  5. Shakuni made his debut TV show appearance as Shakuni in Mahabharat in 1988.
  6. He has directed several films and TV shows including Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and Maharana Pratap.
  7. Gufi’s film and television credits include Daava, The Revenge: Geeta Mera Naam, Mahabharat Aur Barbareek, Samrat & Co., Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein, Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap, Karmaphal Daata Shani, Karn Sangini, and RadhaKrishn
  8. He was employed by Abbhinnay Acting Academy in Mumbai in 2010.
  9. The earliest post that Gufi uploaded to his Instagram account was on February 1, 2016.
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Featured Image By Gufi Paintal / Instagram

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