After A-levels in 2010, Daniel Popat, has worked as an actor for several german TV films. From 2011-2012 Popat he has been part of the main cast of a german TV Serial called "Rote Rosen", screened on ARD. From 2012 - 2015 he studied acting in Austria at "Anton Bruckner" Conservatoire in Linz and as well in London at East 15 Acting School.
In 2016 he worked as an editorial assistant for the first indian - german TV Channel "ZeeOne". Since 2017 Popat is studying fictional-film directing at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg. In 2018 he has won the golden Lola with his film "Hostel".