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Aman Verma (born 11 October 1971) is an Indian television anchor and actor. As an anchor, Verma is best known for hosting the game show Khullja Sim Sim on Star Plus from 2001 to 2004. His other hosting duties were with Mini Mathur in the first season of Indian Idol on Sony TV and Zee TV's Zee Cinestars. He has also acted in Bollywood movies. Verma was also seen in Life OK's show Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath as ACP Diler Kumar. He also participated in the ninth season of Indian reality series Bigg Boss.
|Occupation||Actor, Television presenter|
Verma made his acting debut in the TV serial Pachpan Khambe Laal Deewarein with Mita Vashisht in 1993. He also played the character of Vrishaketu, son of Karna, in Mahabharat Katha. Then he started his film career with, Sangharsh (1999), portraying a supporting role. He portrayed the role of Anupam Kapadia for four years in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. In 2002, Verma portrayed the lead role of SP Aditya Pratap Singh in Kehta Hai Dil, for which he won the Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role - Male in 2003.
In 2003, Verma starred in the film Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye as the solo lead opposite Rinke Khanna and in the film Koi Hai. In both films, he portrayed solo leads. Later that year, he portrayed a supporting role in Baghban (2003), which starred Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini in lead roles. Verma anchored the game show, Khullja Sim Sim on Star Plus from 2001 to 2004, until he was replaced by TV actor, Hussain Kuwajerwala, who was his co-star in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. The two also starred together in another serial Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan, which aired on Star Plus.
Verma has made special appearances in films through his career as an anchor. He also portrayed a comedy role of Zubin in Jaan-E-Mann (2006). In that same year, Verma portrayed his first lead role in a TV serial on Viraasat, portraying a negative role.
He was in a TV serial Teen Bahuraniyaan playing the role of a man called Sumit Desai who was in a coma for the past few years whose children died but did not know it. He was also part of the first season of a reality show on Sony TV Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao, which is inspired from the British reality show I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! He played a lead role as Advocate Kunal Mehra in Sony TV's Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai. In 2012, he acted in Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai. In 2015, he participated in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 9 as a contestant and got evicted after six weeks.
He is playing the character of an advocate in Director Shailendra Pandey's upcoming film JD.
Verma was the target of a casting couch sting operation which was aired on India TV in March 2005. He was seen begging Suhaib Ilyasi to remove his footage from the sting operation. Verma sued India TV CEO Rajat Sharma, programme manager Suhaib Ilyasi and journalist Ruchi, who was involved in the operation, alleging that the channel wanted to "blackmail and extort money" from him.
|2002||Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani||TV Host||Guest appearance|
|2003||Koi Hai||Raj Malhotra||First lead role|
|2003||Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye||Aman Joshi|
|2004||Tum - A Dangerous Obsession||Yusuf Malik|
|2005||Home Delivery: Aapko... Ghar Tak||Hitesh|
|2005||Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!||Magic Show Presenter|
|2005||Dosti: Friends Forever||Anjali's husband|
|2006||Kachchi Sadak||Raghav Mehta|
|2006||Unns: Love... Forever||Advocate Sameer Shah|
|2008||Lakh Pardesi Hoiye||Garry||Punjabi film|
|2008||Desh Drohi||Sanjay Narayan Srivastav|
|2010||Ek Second... Jo Zindagi Badal De?|
|2010||Mar Jawan Gur Khake||Karan||Punjabi film|
|2010||Tees Maar Khan||Chaterjee|
|2011||Gandhi to Hitler||Balbir Singh|
|2011||U R My Jaan||Rahul|
|2012||Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai|
|2014||Dee Saturday Night|
|2019||Chicken Curry Law|
|1993||Pachpan Khambe Lal Deewarein||Neel|
|1998||Saturday Suspense||Vicky||episode 88|
|1999–2000||X Zone||episodes 82–83|
|2000||Ghar Ek Mandir||Prem|
|2000||Thriller At 10||A.C.P. Roop Singh Rathore||episodes 56–60|
|2000||Aman Verma||episodes 116–120|
|Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi||Anupam Kapadia|
|Do Lafzon Ki Kahani||Raj|
|Khullja Sim Sim||Host|
|2002–2003||Kehta Hai Dil||SP Adityapratap Singh|
|Piya Ka Ghar||Raj|
|2003–2004||Arzoo Hai Tu|
|India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj||Host|
|Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan||Abhay Chauhan|
|2005||Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin||Advocate Thakral|
|Dial One Aur Jeeto||Host|
|Ek Ladki Anjaani Si||Suryapratap Yadav|
|2006||Piya Kay Ghar Jana Hai|
|Say Shava Shava||Contestant|
|Teen Bahuraaniyaan||Sumeet Desai|
|Saas v/s Bahu||Guest|
|2009||Namak Haraam||Rohit Malhotra|
|Ladies Special||Host of Lottery contest|
|Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao||Contestant|
|2009–2010||Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai||Advocate Kunal Mehra|
|2010–2011||Na Aana Is Des Laado||Bhanupratap Singh|||
|2011–2012||Chotti Bahu - Sawar Ke Rang Rachi||Asur / Vishwanath|||
|Ramleela - Ajay Devgn Ke Saath||Ravan|
|2013||Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki||Contestant|
|Parvarrish - Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi||Advocate Raghav Jaitley (RJ)|||
|2013–2015||SuperCops vs Supervillains||ACP Diler Kumar|
|2015–2017||Savdhaan India||Inspector Rajendra Mishra||episode 1065|
|2015||Hazir Jawab Birbal||Mohanlal||episode 40|
|Bigg Boss 9||Contestant||Evicted Day 42|
|2017||Khaki Ek Vachan||Host|
|2003||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actor in a Lead Role - Male||Kehta Hai Dil||Won|
|2015||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actor in a Negative Role||Viraasat||Won|
- "Aman Verma: Kyunki...Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi was turning point for me - NDTV Movies". NDTVMovies.com.
- "Aman Verma in Bigg Boss 9 Double Trouble". Retrieved 10 October 2015.
- "Bigg Boss 9 Contestant No 5: Aman Verma, the bad son of Amitabh Bachchan in Baghban". Retrieved 11 October 2015.
- "Aman Verma: 'Bigg Boss 9' will be my major comeback". Retrieved 10 October 2015.
- "Bigg Boss 9: Aman Verma evicted, says no male contestant strong enough to win the show". Retrieved 23 November 2015.
- "Archive". Expressindia.com. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
- "Aman Verma verifies in the sting case". The Times of India.
- "Aman Verma verifies in the sting case". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 23 September 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2011.
- "Bhanupratap(Aman Verma) falls in just with Jhanvi (Vaishnavi Dhanraj) in Na Aana Is Des Laado. A dream sequence is shot on Aman and Vaishnavi on the song Aa Zara from Murder 2". The Times of India.
- "BAD MAN! Aman Verma to play negative in Chhoti Bahu". Hindustan Times. 24 December 2011.
- "Aman Verma enters 'Parvarish – Kuch Khati Kuch Meethi'". dailybhaskar. 13 February 2013.