Purab Raj Kohli is an actor, video jockey and a model. He is award winning director Shekhar Kapoor’s nephew. He’s married to an actress in theater, Yamini Namjoshi.

He has featured in several ads for brands like Colgate, Pizza Hut, Castrol and Compaq Presario.

Purab Kohl’s first movie was Bus Yun Hi (2003) with Nandita Das. He took on roles in movies like Supari (2003), Vastu Shastra (2004) and 13th Floor (2005).

In 2005, he played a homosexual man whose boyfriend is diagnosed with AIDS and turns into a social pariah in Onir’s My Brother Nikhil.

He worked with Mahesh Bhatt in Woh Lamhe (2006) and Awaarapan (2007).

His most recent movie Rock On (2008) was very popular among the crowds and he played the drummer KD who has put aside his love for drums to work in his father’s jewelry store.


Films Done By Purab kohli

  • 2003 Bas Yun Hi Aditya
  • 2003 Supari Chicken
  • 2004 Vaastu Shastra Murli
  • 2005 13th Floor Rajat
  • 2005 My Brother…Nikhil Nigel De Costa
  • 2006 Bas Ek Pal
  • 2006 Woh Lamhe Sam a.k.a. Sammy
  • 2007 Awarapan Munna R. Malik
  • 2008 Rock On!! Kedar ‘KD’ ‘Killer Drummer’ Zaveri Filmfare Special Jury Award (certificate)
  • 2009 Yeh Mera India Nachiket Joshi
  • 2010 Hide & Seek Om Jaiswal
  • 2011 Turning 30 Jai Saxena
  • 2011 I Am Suraj
  • 2012 Fatso! Navin
  • 2012 10ml Love
  • 2012 Kuch Spice To Make It Meetha Akshay Rana Short film
  • 2013 Gangoobai Waman
  • 2014 Shaadi Ke Side Effects Shekhar
  • 2014 Jal Bakka
  • 2015-2018 Sense8 Rajan Rasal Netflix series
  • 2016 Airlift Ibrahim Durrani
  • 2016 Rock On 2 Kedar Zaveri (KD-Killer Drummer)
  • 2016 P.O.W.- Bandi Yuddh Ke Naib Subedar Sartaj Singh
  • 2017 Noor Ayan Banerjee
  • 2018 It’s Not That Simple Angad Shergil Aired on Voot
  • 2019 Typewriter Inspector Ravi Anand Web series on Netflix
  • 2019 Out of Love Akarsh Web series on Hotstar
  • 2019 Mission Mangal Vivek Pillai
  • 2020 London Confidential Arjun film on ZEE5