Pankit Thakker has achieved success as an actor, since he first appeared as a Lead on Indian Television Screen in TV Czarina Ekta Kapoors extremely popular soap opera "Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii" in 2001. Owing to its tremendous popularity, the series was re-telecast on various Indian channels including STAR Plus & DD National. The series was also shown on TV Asia channel in USA in 2006.
Pankit's versatility has been evidenced by the varied roles he has done on the Indian Television. He has done more than a dozen soap operas and worked with a remarkable list of acclaimed production houses, tv channels and technicians.
With an IMDB RATING of 8.8 the Critically Acclaimed "Special Squad" is an Indian crime drama television series, which premièred on STAR One in 2004. The series was produced by Deven Khote, Zarina Mehta and Ronnie Screwvala.
Owing to its tremendous popularity, the show was re-run on many other subsidiary of STAR channels.
In 2007, he went on to play one of the leads in "Dill Mill Gayye" an Indian soap medical drama series that aired on STAR One. With an IMDB RATING 7.8 the show has been the Best Youth Show on Indian Television for three consecutive years till 2010.
His list of memorable credits also includes such diverse shows as "Twinkle Beauty Parlour", "India Calling", "KumKum", "Tum Bin Jaaon Kahan", and a pakistani remake "Kis Din Mera Viyaah Howega".
In his latest offering in "Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga", 2013, a remake of a Pakistani sitcom he had been roped in to play a triple role. The USP of the show was the triple characters which he played with aplomb; for which he garnered appreciation from both India as well as Pakistan.
His short love story "Yeh Hai Aashiqui" that aired on valentines day 2015, has become an instant hit on the popularity
charts within minutes of being uploaded on Youtube with almost 4 lac views till now. His Facebook and Twitter accounts were flooded with congratulatory messages.
Owing to his popularity he was recently roped in by ZEE NETWORK for a CELEBRITY SPECIAL STORY for one of their upcoming episdoes of their CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED and AWARD WINNING SHOW ( indian telly awards 2015 ); "AGENT RAGHAV produced by contiloe films to be aired on &TV.
He has also begun shooting for his next big-ticket SOAP-OPERA for STAR NETWORK; produced by ace writer duo Amir Jaffar & Sonali Jaffar.
Titled "Bahu Hamaari Rajnikant" ; this show was launched on 18th January 2016 by the queen of the daily soap industry, EktaKapoor & is scheduled to go on air on 15th February 2016 at 8 pm on Life OK Channel.
He continues to explore new artistic challenges.