Ishan Pandita

Ishan Pandita Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | May 31, 2024

Date of Birth

26 / May / 1998


26 Years


Footballer (Forward)

Ishan Pandita, recognized as a talented footballer primarily playing as a forward, made his mark on the international stage with India’s national team.

Ishan Pandita Height, Age, Family, Biography, &More

Born on February 15, 1998, Pandita’s career trajectory gained momentum with his international debut against Oman on March 25, 2021. He further solidified his presence by scoring his first international goal against Hong Kong on June 14, 2022. Throughout his journey, Pandita donned the jersey number #9, later transitioning to #14, representing India with skill and dedication on the football field.

Early Life

Ishan Pandita, born on May 26, 1998, in New Delhi, India, experienced a diverse upbringing that spanned multiple countries. He began his education at The British School Manila in the Philippines before continuing his studies at The International School, Bengaluru (TISB).

Despite his academic pursuits, Pandita’s passion for football was evident from a young age. Growing up in a supportive family environment with his father, Neeraj Pandita, working in corporate roles, and his mother, Indu Pandita, as a teacher and writer, Ishan was encouraged to pursue his dreams. This foundation laid the groundwork for his future success as a professional footballer.


Ishan Pandita pursued his early education at The British School Manila in the Philippines and later continued his studies at The International School, Bengaluru (TISB). As of 2015, he was in the process of pursuing his Cambridge A-Level qualification, reflecting his commitment to academic excellence alongside his burgeoning football career.


Ishan Pandita, born on May 26, 1998, in New Delhi, India, celebrates his birthday under the sign of Gemini. As of 2024, he is 26 years old, showcasing his prowess as a footballer both domestically and internationally.

Physical Stats

Ishan Pandita, standing at a height of 6 feet (183 cm), possesses a commanding presence on the football field. With striking black eyes and matching black hair.


He is unmarried.


Ishan Pandita comes from a supportive family background, with his father, Neeraj Pandita, having worked in corporate roles and sales, while his mother, Indu Pandita, has enjoyed a career as a teacher and writer before retirement. Ishan shares a close bond with his younger brother, Vardan Pandita, who currently works at Tesla in the USA. The family’s encouragement and guidance have undoubtedly played a significant role in Ishan’s journey as a professional footballer.

Ishan Pandita with his Parents

Ishan Pandita with his Parents

Ishan Pandita Brother Vardan Pandita

Ishan Pandita Brother Vardan Pandita


Ishan Pandita’s football journey is marked by determination and achievement. Making his international debut against Oman on March 25, 2021, Pandita quickly became a notable figure in Indian football. His first international goal, scored against Hong Kong on June 14, 2022, further solidified his impact on the field. With a jersey number initially #9, later transitioning to #14 for India, Pandita’s talent and dedication have earned him recognition as a forward to watch.

Net Worth

Ishan Pandita reportedly earns an approximate salary or income of Rs 60 lakh. While his net worth is not publicly disclosed, his successful career as a footballer continues to pave the way for further financial achievements and professional success.

Favourites Things

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Footballs Club(s) Real Madrid, Liverpool
Footballer(s) Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez, Fernando Torres, Karim Benzema
Cricketer(s) MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ishan Pandita

  • He could not sign a professional contract with the Under-18 Almeria in 2015 as he was not 18 years old at that time.
  • In 2016, he became the first Indian footballer to play for an age-group team of a Spanish top-division (La Liga) club after signing up with the Under-19 team of Leganés.
  • On 5 January 2019, he signed up with the Under-23 team of Gimnàstic
  • He later played one match for the farm team ‘Pobla Mafumet’ in the 2019-2020 season.
  • In the 2019-2020 Tercera Division, he emerged as the top scorer of Lorca FC with 6 goals in 26 matches.
  • He later signed up with FC Goa for the 7th season (2020-2021) of the Indian Super League (ISL).
  • On 30 November 2020, he made his debut for FC Goa against NorthEast United FC. On 30 December 2022, he scored his first ISL goal for FC Goa against Hyderabad FC
  • In 2012, he participated in the ‘Airtel Rising Star,’ a talent hunt organised by 20-time Premier League champions Manchester United at Bengaluru.
  • He made headlines in 2013 when he played for Makati City FC in the Gothia Cup, where he was spotted by the management of Swedish club IF Brommapojkarna.
  • He later played for the Under-17 team of IF Brommapojkarna but did not sign a contract with the club.
  • In 2014, Pandita joined the Intersoccer Madrid football academy in Spain which helped him to get a place in Alcobendas CF, a junior club for Atlético de Madrid.
  • He became one of the best players in the International School Bangalore football team and later became the school team captain.
  • He has been featured in the BDCA’s A and C division state-level football leagues for Student Unions and Bangalore Yellows.
  • Ishan Pandita’s family belongs to the Tral town of Kashmir, India. They came to Delhi after the 1990 Kashmiri Pandits Exodus. They moved to the Philippines from India when he was 3 years old.

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place New Delhi, India
Children N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 183 CM
Height In Meter 1.83 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Neeraj Pandita, Mother: Indu Pandita
Profession Footballer (Forward)
Siblings Brother: Vardan Pandita
Spous N/A
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Gemini


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