Smeep Kang Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Smeep Kang


Smeep Kang is an Indian actor, director, producer, and story writer who is known for his work in Pollywood and Bollywood. He is very popular for making comedy films, a few of which have become the highest-earning films of Pollywood.


Harsmeep Singh Gurcharan Singh Kang aka Smeep Kang was born on Tuesday, 30 January 1973 (age 50 years; as of 2023) in Patiala, Punjab, India. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He completed his schooling at Yadavindra Public School, Patiala. He played cricket and was a member of the Punjab Under-16 team in the Vijay Merchant Trophy in 1991 and won the National Championship in Cuttack, Odisha. He pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Technology in Chemical Engineering at Punjab University, Chandigarh from 1994 to 1998. While studying in college, he started working in films; however, after completing college, he moved to Mumbai and became a marketing professional to achieve financial security. He kept working in the film and TV industry, and when he realised that he was earning more from acting than his marketing job, he became a full-time actor.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′

Weight (approx.): 90 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown


He was born into a Sikh family.

Parents & Siblings

His father’s name was Gurcharan Singh Kang.

Wife & Children

He got married to Parnit Sarkaria Kang in 2001. The couple has a son named Kairavbir Kang who was born on 12 November 2003 and directed the YouTube short series Divorce Dede Darling.

A poster of the YouTube short series Divorce Dede Darling featuring Smeep Kang with his wife, Parnit Sarkaria Kang, and son, Kairavbir Kang


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In the early 2000s, he worked in many Punjabi TV shows including Lori, Kaun Dillan Diyan Jaane, Nasihat, and Sarhad.


He made his debut as an actor with the 1999 film Mahaul Theek Hai and played the role of Vicky.

Smeep Kang (right) during the shoot of his debut film Mahaul Theek Hai

He went to the audition for his debut film to only meet Jaspal Bhatti; however, manager Kuldeep Sharma liked his looks and asked for his photograph. Smeep gave his passport-size photograph, and he was eventually cast in the film and shot for the film from 1996 to 1998 while studying in college. He went on to act as Pal Jindal in the 2006 film Ek Jind Ek Jaan, as Smeep in the 2008 film Chak de Phatte, as Mr Bhullar in the 2018 film Carry On Jatta 2, as Producer in the film Naukar Vahuti Da and as Jeet in the film Band Vaaje, both in 2019.

Smeep Kang with Binnu Dhillon (left) during a scene of the 2019 Punjabi film Band Vaaje

Smeep Kang with Jimmy Sheirgill (right) and Sunil Grover (left) during the shoot of a film


He made his debut in Bollywood with the 2007 film Kaafila and played the role of Makhan Singh. He also acted as Smeep Kang in the 2008 film 26th July at Barista.

Poster of Smeep Kang’s debut Bollywood film, Kaafila

Writer, Producer, & Director


He made his debut as a director and producer with the 2007 direct-to-video film Meri Vahuti Da Viyah. His first film as a writer was the 2008 film Chak de Phatte.

Poster of Smeep Kang’s film Chak de Phatte

His big break as a director was in 2012 with the film Carry On Jatta which was the highest-grossing Punjabi film of that year. He later wrote, produced, and directed the 2013 film Lucky Di Unlucky Story. He later directed the 2016 film Vaisakhi List, the 2018 film Laavan Phere, and Carry on Jatta 2 and 3 as well.

A photo of Smeep Kang directing Carry on Jatta

In 2022, he made his debut web series Ki Banu Punia Da as a director.

Smeep Kang’s debut directorial web series, Ki Banu Punia Da


His maiden film as a writer and director in Bollywood was the 2015 film Second Hand Husband; this film was the debut film of Tina Ahuja, daughter of popular Indian actor Govinda, and Bollywood debut film of popular Punjabi actor-singer Gippy Grewal.

Smeep Kang with Dharmendra (centre), and Govinda’s daughter, Tina Ahuja (left)

He later directed the 2019 film Jhootha Kahin Ka which featured Rishi Kapoor and Jimmy Sheirgill in the lead roles.

Awards, Honours, Achievements

  • Critics Award for Best Director at the 3rd PTC Punjabi Film Awards in 2013
  • Best Director and Best Film awards for Carry On Jatta 2 at PTC Film Awards in 2019

    Smeep Kang (in a blue blazer and white shirt) receiving the award for Best Director and Best Film for Carry On Jatta 2

Car Collection

He owns a Maruti Suzuki Dzire.

Smeep Kang’s Maruti Suzuki Dzire car


  • Film: Chann Pardesi (1981)


  • Smeep Kang revealed during the trailer launch of Carry on Jatta 3 film that he once set up a vada pav shop near the Jogeshwari station in Mumbai as his career was not doing well. The name of his shop was Choti Bites. Upon hearing this, popular Indian actor Aamir Khan, who was present during the trailer launch, saluted Kang’s courage and dedication to his work.

    Smeep Kang with Aamir Khan

  • Popular Punjabi singer-actor Gippy Grewal revealed the start of Kang’s first major hit film Carry On Jatta. Grewal said that he once went to watch Kang’s Chak De Phatte film; however, the theatre was empty, and he had to convince his friends to watch at least the first 10 minutes. Grewal and his friends liked the film and watched the complete film. When he tried to reach Kang, Kang had changed his number; however, he somehow got hold of him and worked in Carry on Jatta film which went on to become highest grossing Punjabi film of that year.

    Smeep Kang with Gippy Grewal (left)

  • In June 2023, he appeared on an episode of The Kapil Sharma Show to promote his film Carry on Jatta 3.

    Smeep Kang (right) with Krushna Abhishek and Kiku Sharda (left) during the episode of The Kapil Sharma Show

  • His film Carry On Jatta has been remade in Odia, Telugu, Bangladeshi, and Bengali languages.
  • On 13 August 1993, he filed a case in Punjab & Haryana High Court against Punjab University’s decision to disallow him from studying Chemical Engineering. Kang had appeared for the Common Entrance Exam under the sports quota and secured 53.5 marks. He cleared the interview; however, when the time for the trial came, Sports Director did not take his trial and directly disallowed him. He filed a case against this decision, and Court ordered the University to grant him admission. This case is cited as an example in the third chapter, Education and Rights of Students, in the law course of the University of North Bengal, Siliguri, West Bengal.
  • He suffered from depression for two years from 2009 to 2010.
  • Noted Punjabi comedian Gurpreet Ghuggi described Smeep Kang as very passionate about his work. When Kang wrote the script for Carry On Jatta film, Gippy Grewal wanted to purchase the script; however, Ghuggi talked to Kang that he should not sell the script and direct the film, and Ghuggi convinced Grewal to act in the film instead of purchasing the script and make a film with any other director.

    Smeep Kang with Gurpreet Ghuggi (left)

  • Smeep Kang’s style of direction and comedic plot of his films have been documented and researched in the thesis of doctorate students.
  • He is very popular for posting photos on his social media with funny captions.

    A photo posted by Smeep Kang on Facebook with a funny caption

  • He started working out during the lockdown of COVID-19 to shed weight.

    Smeep Kang working out during COVID-19 Lockdown