Pitobash was born in Deuli, Nayagarh, Orissa to an Oriya Brahmin family. He is the youngest among his 3 brothers and 2 sisters. His mother is a Retd. school teacher and his father worked for the Agriculture department. Pitobash was brought up in Bhubaneswar where he completed his schooling from Government High School, Unit 1, Bhubaneswar.