Pulkit Samrat is an Indian actor and model, known for starring as Lakshya Virani in the show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2006). He made his film debut with Bittoo Boss (2012). Pulkit Samrat was born and brought up in a large Hindu joint family in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi, where his family has its real estate business. He studied at Manav Sthali School, New Rajendra Nagar till class X and completed his schooling from Montfort Senior Secondary School, Ashok Vihar, Delhi and joined an advertising course at Apeejay Institute of Design, Delhi. However, after studying for five months, he received a modelling assignment. Thereafter he quit his studies and shifted to Mumbai, where joined acting course run by Kishore Namit Kapoor.