Aman Verma (actor)

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.

Aman Verma
Aman Verma in 2019.jpg
Verma in 2019
Born (1971-10-11) 11 October 1971 (age 51)
Occupation(s)Actor, Television presenter
Years active1987–present
Known for


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.[1] 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.[2][3][4][5]

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 2003. He was seen begging Suhaib Ilyasi to remove his footage from the sting operation.[6][7] 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.[8]



Year Movie Role Notes:
1999 Sangharsh Amit
2002 Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani TV Host
2003 Koi Hai Raj Malhotra
Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye Aman Joshi
Andaaz Karan Singhania
Baghban Ajay Malhotra
2004 Tum - A Dangerous Obsession Yusuf Malik
2005 Home Delivery: Aapko... Ghar Tak Hitesh
Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! Magic Show Presenter
Dosti: Friends Forever Mr. Saluja (Anjali's husband)
2006 Kachchi Sadak Raghav Mehta
Unns: Love... Forever Advocate Sameer Shah
Baabul Shobhna's Brother
Janani Tarun Awasthi
Jaan-E-Mann Zubin
2008 Superstar
Lakh Pardesi Hoiye Garry Punjabi film
EMI Prema's husband
Desh Drohi Sanjay Narayan Srivastav
2010 Ek Second... Jo Zindagi Badal De?
Mar Jawan Gur Khake Karan Punjabi film
Tees Maar Khan Chaterjee
2011 Gandhi to Hitler Balbir Singh
U R My Jaan Rahul
2012 Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai
2014 Dee Saturday Night
2017 JD Advocate Pradhan
2019 Chicken Curry Law


Year Show Role Notes Refs
1993 Pachpan Khambe Lal Deewarein Neel
1994–1998 Shanti Sanjay
1997 Mahabharat Katha Vrishaketu
1997-1998 Zanjeerein
1998–1999 Rishtey episodic Role
episode 22
Rohit episode 55
1998 Aurat Karan Pratapsingh Supporting role
1998–2006 C.I.D. Anuj episodes 15–16
Akash episodes 59–60
Johnny episode 405
1998 Saturday Suspense Vicky episode 88
1999–2000 X Zone episodes 82–83
1999-2003 Aangan
2000 Ghar Ek Mandir Prem
C.A.T.S. episodic role
Thriller At 10 A.C.P. Roop Singh Rathore episodes 56–60
Aman Verma episodes 116–120
2001 Sambandh Mr. Kumar
2001–2003 Gharana Prakash Kothari
2001–2004 Dushman Prem Verma
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
2003 Kalash Ram
Piya Ka Ghar Raj
2003–2004 Arzoo Hai Tu
2004 Jadoo Host
Devi Vasudev Kumar
India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj Host
2004–2005 Indian Idol 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
2006–2007 Viraasat Rishabh Lamba
2007–2008 Amber Dhara Shanu
Say Shava Shava Contestant
Teen Bahuraaniyaan Sumeet Desai
Sujata Viresh Shah
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 Keshav Pandit Aditya
Shorr Sarang
2010–2011 Na Aana Is Des Laado Bhanupratap Singh [9]
2011–2012 Chotti Bahu - Sawar Ke Rang Rachi Asur / Vishwanath [10]
Ramleela - Ajay Devgn Ke Saath Ravan
2013 Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki Contestant
Parvarrish - Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi Advocate Raghav Jaitley (RJ) [11]
2013–2015 SuperCops vs Supervillains ACP Diler Kumar
2015–2017 Savdhaan India Inspector Rajendra Mishra episode 1065
Mahesh episode 2162
2015 Hazir Jawab Birbal Mohanlal episode 40
Bigg Boss 9 Contestant Evicted Day 42
2016 Amma Shekeran Shetty
2017 Khaki Ek Vachan Host
2017–2018 Bahurani Host
2021 Mauka-E-Vardaat: Operation Vijay Inspector Abhay Talwar
2022–present Dheere Dheere Se Bhanu Shastri [12]

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Year Show Role Notes Refs
2019 Panchali Eldest Brother
2019–present Julie Inspector


Year Award Category TV Show Result
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


  1. ^ "Aman Verma: Kyunki...Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi was turning point for me - NDTV Movies".
  2. ^ "Aman Verma in Bigg Boss 9 Double Trouble". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Bigg Boss 9 Contestant No 5: Aman Verma, the bad son of Amitabh Bachchan in Baghban". 11 October 2015. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Aman Verma: 'Bigg Boss 9' will be my major comeback". Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Bigg Boss 9: Aman Verma evicted, says no male contestant strong enough to win the show". 23 November 2015. Retrieved 23 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Archive". 15 January 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Aman Verma verifies in the sting case". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "Aman Verma verifies in the sting case". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 23 September 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2011.
  9. ^ "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.
  10. ^ "BAD MAN! Aman Verma to play negative in Chhoti Bahu". Hindustan Times. 24 December 2011.
  11. ^ "Aman Verma enters 'Parvarish – Kuch Khati Kuch Meethi'". dailybhaskar. 13 February 2013.
  12. ^ "The cast of the upcoming show 'Aashao Ka Savera…Dheere Dheere Se' visits Ujjain city for their shoot - Times of India". The Times of India.

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