Amit Sadh (born 5 June 1983) is an Indian actor. He is known for his roles in films like Kai Po Che (2013), Guddu Rangeela (2015), and Sarkar 3 (2017). He began his acting career with the teen drama Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr and later appeared in the reality shows Nach Baliye 1, Bigg Boss 1 and Fear Factor India. He played the role of Kshitij in Shobna Desai's soap opera Durgesh Nandinii that aired on Sony Entertainment Television. Sadh was recently seen in the web series Breathe (2018) and its second season Breathe: Into the Shadows (2020) playing Inspector Kabir Sawant.

Amit Sadh
Amit Sadh at the launch of Manasi Scott's album 'Manasi - The Ideal Woman'.jpg
Sadh at the launch of Manasi Scott's album Manasi - The Ideal Woman in 2016
Born (1983-06-05) 5 June 1983 (age 39)[1]
Delhi, India[2]
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present

Early lifeEdit

Sadh was born on 5 June 1983 in Delhi.[1][2] He completed his graduation from La Martiniere College, Lucknow.[2] Sadh's father Ram Chandra Dogra, was a national-level hockey player. Sadh lost his father when he was only 16 years old.[3]

His family home is in Punjab. At the age of 21, he left home and moved to Mumbai to become an actor.[4]

CareerEdit

Television career (2002–2008)Edit

Sadh's first major role was in Neena Gupta's production Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr, where he portrayed the character of Aditya. He then starred in the series Kohinoor.[5] He appeared as a contestant on the reality show Bigg Boss.[6] Sadh participated in the original seasons of Nach Baliye and Fear Factor.[citation needed]

Film career (2010–present)Edit

Sadh has played important supporting roles in several movies. He worked in Kai Po Che! playing the role of a priest's son alongside Amrita Puri, Rajkummar Rao and Sushant Singh Rajput. In Sultan, he played the role of a businessman alongside Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma. He appeared in Gold as Raghubir Pratap Singh, based on the real life character of K. D. Singh Babu alongside Akshay Kumar and played the role of Shakuntala Devi's son-in-law in Shakuntala Devi.

In 2018, he featured as Inspector Kabir Sawant in the web series Breathe, and reprised his role in Breathe: Into the Shadows.[7][8] In 2020, he played the role of Major Videep Singh in Avrodh: The Siege Within which was a fictionalized retelling of the 2016 Uri attack and the following surgical strikes.[9][10] He donned the role of retired Indian Army special forces officer Major Deependra Singh Sengar in Jeet Ki Zid.[11]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Phoonk 2 Ronnie
2012 Maximum
2013 Kai Po Che! Omi Shastri
2015 Guddu Rangeela Guddu
2016 Sultan Aakash Oberoi
Akira Sidharth Cameo
Saat Kadam
2017 Running Shaadi Ram Bharose
Sarkar 3 Shivaji Nagre
Raag Desh Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon
2018 Baarish Aur Chowmein Siraj Short film
Gold Raghubir Pratap Singh [12]
Jack and Dil Jack
2019 Super 30 Raghunath
Barot House Amit Barot [13][14]
2020 Operation Parindey Abhinav Mathur [15]
Yaara Mohammad "Mitwa" Shehriya
Shakuntala Devi Ajay Abhaya Kumar

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2002–2003 Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr Aditya Bhargav
2003 Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat Rohan
2003–2004 Awaz - Dil Se Dil Tak Bhaskar
2004 Kkoi Dil Mein Hai Arjun Punj
Miss India Sahil
Saaksshi Deepak
2004–2005 Guns & Roses Parshuram Bardez
2005 Kohinoor Karan Saxena
Nach Baliye 1 Contestant 7th place
2006–2007 Bigg Boss 1 5th place
2007 Fear Factor India

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2018 Breathe Kabir Sawant
2020 Breathe: Into the Shadows Kabir Sawant
Avrodh: The Siege Within Major Videep Singh
2021 Jeet Ki Zid[16] Deependra Singh Sengar
7 Kadam[17] Ravi Pal

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref(s)
2020 Filmfare OTT Awards Best Supporting Actor (Male) (Drama Series) Breathe: Into the Shadows Won [18][19]
2022 Indian Television Academy Awards Popular Actor - Web Avrodh: The Siege Within Nominated [20]
Jeet Ki Zid Nominated
7 Kadam Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b After Hrs Correspondent (5 June 2018). "My concept of a birthday is very different: Amit Sadh". DNA. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b c HT Brunch (10 October 2013). "Personal Agenda: Amit Sadh, actor". hindustan Times. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  3. ^ K. Jha, Subhash (18 August 2018). "Amit Sadh based his Gold character on his father". AsianAge. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  4. ^ Roshni K Olivera (15 May 2007). "Amit Sadh's back home in Punjab". Times of India. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  5. ^ Sehnaz, Sabiha (26 June 2004). "Interview with Amit Sadh".{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "Big Boss". Sony Entertainment Television (India). Archived from the original on 1 January 2007. Retrieved 5 January 2007.
  7. ^ "Amit Sadh on the success of Breathe Into The Shadows: I have never got this kind of response". The Indian Express. A. Kameshwari. 15 July 2020. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  8. ^ Kameshwari, A. (15 July 2020). "Amit Sadh on the success of Breathe Into The Shadows: I have never got this kind of response". The Indian Express. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  9. ^ Maru, Vibha. "Avrodh The Siege Within Review: Neeraj Kabi, Amit Sadh go back to Uri 2016 in new series". India Today. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  10. ^ "Avrodh The Siege Within trailer: Amit Sadh impresses in web series on Uri surgical strike". Hindustan Times. 10 July 2020. Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  11. ^ Shekhar, Mimansa (29 January 2021). "Amit Sadh's Jeet Ki Zid is a tribute to 'the army behind the army'". The Indian Express. Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  12. ^ Sreeju Sudhakaran (1 July 2017). "Akshay Kumar reveals his look for Reema Kagti's Gold and it's pure vintage". bollywoodlife. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
  13. ^ Barot House on Zee5
  14. ^ "Barot House: Amit Sadh's upcoming suspense drama to premiere on 7 August on Zee5- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 4 July 2019. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  15. ^ Operation Parindey on Zee5
  16. ^ "Jeet Ki Zid release LIVE UPDATES: Fans declare Amit Sadh web series a blockbuster". The Indian Express. 22 January 2021. Retrieved 23 January 2021.
  17. ^ "Amit Sadh's 7 Kadam fails to make an impact". India Today. Archived from the original on 24 March 2021. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  18. ^ "Filmfare OTT Awards 2020: Big Night For Paatal Lok And The Family Man. Complete List Of Winners". NDTV.com. Retrieved 20 December 2020.
  19. ^ "Winners of the Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards". filmfare.com. Retrieved 20 December 2020.
  20. ^ "The 21st ITA Awards". www.theita2021.com. Archived from the original on 10 November 2021. Retrieved 6 December 2021.

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