Navneet Malik is an Indian actor and model, who hails from Rohtak, Haryana. He is the first male model to win the title of Max Elite Model Look 2014 to represent India in China. He is best known for playing the role of Inaaya’s (Tara Sutaria) boyfriend in the film Heropanti 2 (2022).
Navneet Malik aka Rinku Malik was born on Thursday, 1 July 1993 (age 30; as of 2023) in Rohtak, Haryana.
Up to 8th standard, he did his schooling at Mother India School, Jhajjar, Haryana. After that, he was admitted to DN City Senior Secondary School, Rohtak for further education. He has a diploma from Bahadurgarh Polytechnic. After that, he did Civil Engineering at Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak Haryana.
Height (approx.): 6′ 1″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Hazel Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 43 inches; Waist: 32 inches; Biceps: 14 inches
His family lives in Rohtak.
Parents & Siblings
His father, Ashok Mailk, is a school teacher.
Wife & Children
He is unmarried.
Before beginning his career as an actor, he used to do modelling for various national and international brands like Harley Davidson, Being Human, Peter England, Raymond, Vivo, and many more. He started his modelling journey when he was studying for a civil engineering examination. In 2014, he won the title of Max Elite Model Look 2014 and represented India in China along with Vijaya Sharma.
In 2013, he also participated in the Ru-Ba-Ru Mr. Indian Global Competition.
He made a debut with the Bollywood film Love Hostel (2022) which aired on ZEE5 Originals. He played the role of Param in the film.
He bagged the role of the younger version of Sanjay Dutt in the comedy horror film The Virgin Tree (2023).
In the web series The Freelancer (2023), he bagged the role of Mohsin Fazal. The series is based on the book “A Ticket to Syria” by Shirish Thorat.
He made a debut by playing the role of Baxi Jagabandhu in the TV show Swaraj which aired on DD National from 14 August 2022.
In 2022, he appeared in the music video Jaaniya which has more than millions of views on YouTube.
He owns a Hyundai car which he gifted himself on his birthday.
- Hollywood Actor(s): Robert De Niro, Al Pacino
- Film: Scent of a Woman (1992)
- Sports: Basket Ball, Soccer
- He has attended several Actor’s Truth workshops to enhance his acting skills. Actor’s Truth is an acting school by acting coach Saurabh Sachdeva.
- In an interview in 2023, Navneet revealed that he has faced more than 140 rejections in his career. Each rejection has left a trace on him, making him move forward with more determination.
- Navneet is a fitness freak and is often seen going to the gym to maintain his fitness.
- He is a dog lover and is often seen posting pictures with dogs.
- Navneet is often spotted drinking alcoholic beverages on various occasions.
- He has a pet cat.
- He is an eggetarian and is often spotted eating eggs and egg products on various occasions.
- He is a trainer guitarist and is occasionally seen playing guitar on various occasions.
- Before beginning his career as a model, he did a job in the private sector in Delhi.
- Navneet shared an incident in which he didn’t have money to travel from Delhi to Kolkata to give auditions for modelling.
- Earlier, Navneet was supposed to be part of Akshay Kumar’s film Prithviraj (2022) but due to last-minute changes, he was replaced by a familiar face.