Prateik Babbar is an Indian actor, model, and television personality who made his screen debut in 2008. He is the son of famous actors; Raj Babbar and Smita Patil. He has got several tattoos on his body. Let’s have a look!
1. ‘Symbol of Skull with Crown’ tattoo on the nape of his neck
Meaning: Prateik got the tattoo of this symbol inked in October 2019.
2. Tattoo on the right side of his neck
3. Lord Shiva Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Lord Shiva’ tattoo on his left arm.
Meaning: Lord Shiva is popularly known as ‘Mahadev’ in the Hindu culture and is considered as the Supreme God who creates, protects, and transforms the whole universe. Prateik got this tattoo inked in February 2020.
4. Maa Kali Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Maa Kali’ tattoo on his left arm.
Meaning: Maa Kali is a Hindu goddess who is popularly known as the destroyer of the evil forces. Prateik got this tattoo inked in 2019.
5. Lotus Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Lotus’ tattoo on his left arm.
Meaning: Lotus flower has a great significance in the Hindu culture and symbolizes purity, peace, and spiritual connection. The tattoo of a lotus flower symbolizes enlightenment, spiritual awakening, and rebirth.
6. Tiger Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Tiger’ tattoo on his left hand.
Meaning: Tiger tattoo symbolizes power, strength, authority, force, courage, and willpower. Prateik got this tattoo inked in September 2019. On September 12, 2019, he uploaded the videos of this tattoo on his Instagram handle with the caption,
#tbt ❤️on my hunt to find the raddest tattoo artists in #nyc.. i wasn’t sold on anybody id met.. or been suggested.. i thought id just have to wait much longer till i find the perfect artist.. till i popped into @inborntattoonyc.. that’s it.. i was convinced that the gentlemen behind the needles @rayjereztattoo & @colekoepltattoo were/are absolute masters of their craft.. it was set in stone.. i was sold for absolute gold.. so the journey began.. i now have the privilege and honour of calling them my friends.. friends like family.. it was god’s plan.. ray kept saying that his stars and mine were/are aligned for us to meet.. ray inked me an absolute masterpiece.. we had a beautiful understanding.. through the entire process.. trusting.. determined.. motivating.. pained.. in pride.. we inked an entire sleeve in 6 days.. the pain was worth.. the blood was worth.. the art was worth.. the entire team at the studio.. is all heart and soul.. i lucked out.. like i said.. it was god’s plan.. check this teaser out.. inborn owner and senior tattoo boss.”
7. ‘FATE’ tattoo on his right knuckles
8. Skull Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Skull’ tattoo on his left arm.
Meaning: Skull tattoo symbolizes danger, power, protection, death, rebirth, and overcoming the various challenges of life. Prateik got this tattoo inked in 2019.
9. Star Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Star’ tattoo on his left forearm.
Meaning: Star tattoo symbolizes direction, hope, growth, stardom, intuition, growth, and guidance.
10. ‘Skull’ tattoo on his left forearm
Meaning: Prateik got this tattoo inked to cover up his previous ‘Mera Pyaar Meri Amy’ tattoo that he had got inked for his ex-girlfriend, Amy Jackson, in 2011.
11. Tribal Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Tribal’ tattoo on his left forearm.
Meaning: Tribal tattoos are the most common tattoos which symbolize traditions, culture, family background, and loyalty for family and friends.
12. Trishul Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Trishul’ tattoo on his left forearm.
Meaning: This is the spiritual tattoo that symbolizes good fortune, good times, blessings, good karmas, and removing obstacles.
13. Serpent Tattoo
Meaning: Serpent tattoo symbolizes danger, fertility, patience, knowledge, wisdom, transformation, and growth.
14. Tattoo on his left arm
15. ‘Smita 1955-∞’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Smita 1955-∞’ tattoo on his left pec.
Meaning: Smita was the name of Prateik’s mother who died due to complications when Prateik was born. He got this tattoo inked in April 2021. On April 27, 2021, he uploaded the picture of this tattoo on his Instagram handle with the caption,
inked my mother’s name on my heart.. ❤️smita #4ever ❤️1955 – ♾”
16. ‘Mera Pyaar Meri Amy’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Mera Pyaar Meri Amy’ tattoo on his left forearm.
Meaning: Prateik got this tattoo inked while dating his ex-girlfriend, Amy Jackson, in 2011. However, the couple split in 2012, and Prateik got this tattoo-covered with the ‘skull’ tattoo.