Aditya Pancholi (born as Nirmal Pancholi on 04 January 1965 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) is an Indian film actor, producer and playback singer who appears in Bollywood films. Aditya Pancholi is the son of the Bollywood filmmaker Rajan Pancholi and Aruna Pancholi.He belongs to the Pancholi community. He has one sister and two brothers. He received his early education from St. Joseph's High School in Juhu, Mumbai. In 1986, Aditya married actress Zarina Wahab and they have two children, Sooraj (b. 9 November 1990) and Sana Pancholi. Sooraj Pancholi made his acting debut in Hero (2015). Aditya started his career as a lead actor, though he was more successful in supporting roles and as an antagonist. Aditya received a Filmfare nomination for the Best Performance in a Negative Role for Yes Boss (1997). Aditya began his career with television movies produced by Nari Hira and ventured into mainstream Bollywood cinema with Sasti Dulhan Mehnga Dulha (1986). Aditya first came into the limelight with an important role in Maha-Sangram (1990). Aditya had the peak of his career between the late 1980s and early 1990s. He succeeded by playing the second lead; most of his leading roles were not box office successes.

Aditya Pancholi Controversies:
Affairs: Aditya Pancholi involved in affairs controversy with Pooja Bedi and Kangana Ranaut.
Aditya Pancholi Kangana Ranaut Story: In 2019, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, who had previously been in a relationship with him, filed a police complaint claiming that Pancholi had drugged, raped, assaulted and blackmailed her for sex repeatedly over a prolonged period starting in 2003. Kangana repeated these claims in an interview to "Aap ki Adalat" on India TV and cited an incident of assault that had occurred in public.
Aditya Pancholi slapping Kangana Ranaut: Eyewitnesses to the incident say that Aditya stopped the rickshaw in which Ranaut was traveling, compelled her to get out of the vehicle, and slapped her face. Aditya stated in his defense that the accusations were false and as despicable as her entire relationship with him. He said that in fact, Kangana had exploited him both financially and emotionally in a calculated manner and used his influence to secure a foothold for herself as an actress.
Aditya Pancholi and Pooja Bedi maid case: Aditya had earlier been accused of raping his ex-girlfriend Pooja Bedi's 15-year-old maid during the time when he and Pooja were dating.
Assaulting A Business Associate: In 2016, after a decade-long trial, a local metropolitan court in Mumbai found Aditya guilty of assaulting a business associate in a fit of rage in 2005 and sentenced him to one-year imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 20,000/- (US$300). Pancholi has appealed against the judgment in a higher court.
Aditya Pancholi And Vije Bhatia: On the set of shooting Aditya Pancholi slapped co-actor Vije Bhatia. It got a big controversy. [Source]
Aditya Pancholi And Media: Aditya Pancholi seen many times arguing and fighting with media.
Aditya Pancholi And Neighbours: Aditya has seen dighting with his neighbors this recorded in CCTV. Some legal action was taken on this matter. [Source]
Aditya Pancholi and Ronit Controversy: Ronit Roy and Aditya Pancholi had an argument in the Suburban night club event. Before this turning into a big fight, Aditya's wife Zareena handled the situation! [Source]
Jiah Khan Suicide: Aditya Pancholi son Sooraj was blamed for Jiah Khan's suicide case. On this matter, Aditya and Jiah’s mother Rabiya Khan seen arguing. [Source]
Fight with a security guard: Aditya reportedly assaulted a security guard (bouncer) at a pub in Juhu, Mumbai. Aditya got angry in pub when DJ was not playing his favorite songs. [Source]
Fighting in-flight crew: Aditya Pancholi allegedly fought with crew members and co-pilot of an airline, when they made an announcement about bad weather in 2011.[Source]