Amit Tandon

Amit Tandon is an Indian singer, musician, and a television actor. His career in the entertainment industry started after he participated in the reality show Indian Idol 1.[1] He is known for playing the characters of Prithvi Bose in Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai and Dr. Abhimanyu Modi in Dill Mill Gayye. He also appeared as Subramaniam "Subbu" Chandran in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein and Abhishek Khurana in Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki.

Amit Tandon
Amit Tandon at Star Pariwar Award Rehearsals.jpg
  • Actor
  • musician
Years active2004–present
Known forYeh Hai Mohabbatein
Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki
Dill Mill Gayye
Ruby Tandon
(m. 2007)


Tandon came to India to participate in the country's first reality TV show and had made his way to the final round of Indian Idol 1. He was the second to be eliminated on 31 December 2004. He provided vocals for the Indian Idol 1 album and another album also featuring the Idol finalists titled Yaaron. After Idol, he was next seen as Prithvi in Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai alongside Iqbal Khan and Neha Bamb. Prithvi was a supporting character who later became an antagonist until he ended up dead in the middle of the show. He was then cast in the role of Manthan, Karan and Tanya's son, in the serial, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. The show last aired on 6 November 2008. After Kyunki, his next show was the Zee TV drama, Saath Saath Banayenge Ek Aashiyaan. He played the role of an NRI, Abhay Singh.

After taking part in Indian Idol, Tandon took part in two more reality shows - Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar and Zara Nachke Dikha. He performed in the Indian telly awards 2009 with Sara Khan on twist (love Aaj Kal). He was also there on an episode of Laughter Ke Phatke. Since 15 January 2011, he is the host of the reality show Dadagiri Season 4 on UTV Bindass. He portrayed Dr. Abhimanyu Modi in Dill Mill Gayye opposite Nikita Malhotra (portrayed by Shweta Gulati). He is also seen as Jimmy/Rahul in Jeannie Aur Juju.

In 2008, Tandon released his debut solo album, Tanha - Lonely at Heart on Tips.[1]

In 2015, he portrayed Subbu Chandran in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein and in 2017, Abhishek Khurana in Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki.[2][3]

Personal lifeEdit

Amit with wife Ruby and daughter Jiyana

In 2007, he married Ruby Tandon, a dermatologist, with whom he has a daughter named Jiyana. They separated in 2017, but reconciled in 2019.[4][5]



Year Show Role
2014 Creature 3D Arjun


Year Show Role
2004 Indian Idol 1 Contestant
2005-2006 Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai Prithvi Bose
2006 Karam Apnaa Apnaa Natesh
2006-2007 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Manthan Virani
2007 Bhabhi Nihal
2008 Saath Saath Banayenge Ek Aashiyaan Abhay Singh
Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar Contestant
Zara Nachke Dikha
Jalwa Four 2 Ka 1
2008-2010 Dill Mill Gayye Dr. Abhimanyu Modi
2010 Laughter Ke Phatke Himself
2011 Dadagiri Host
2012 Hum Ne Li Hai...Shapath Sumit
Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani Sumeet Singh
2013 Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki Contestant
Jeannie Aur Juju Rahul Chaturvedi
2014 Saath Nibhaana Saathiya Nishant
2015 Bhanwar Advocate Rohit Rajput
Adaalat Public Prosecutor Mr. Jain
Ye Hai Mohabbatein Dr. Subramaniam "Subbu" Chandran
Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi Rajat
Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Professor Akash
2016 Adaalat (season 2) Monty Khanna
Dil Deke Dekho Kamal Chopra
2017-2018 Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki Abhishek Khurana


Year Title Label
2005 Indian Idol 1 Sony BMG
2005 Yaaron Sony BMG
2008 Tanha - Lonely at Heart Tips


  1. ^ a b "Tanha - Lonely at Heart". Archived from the original on 1 September 2009. Retrieved 23 August 2009.
  2. ^ "New entry in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Amit Tandon to play Divyanka's former fiance". India Today. 15 April 2015. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki's Amit Tandon dedicates a post to Kratika Dheer as he exits the show". The Times of India. 18 April 2018. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  4. ^ Mathur, Yashika (11 August 2017). "Actor Amit Tandon confirms separation from wife Ruby, says infidelity not the reason". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  5. ^ "TV actor Amit Tandon calls off divorce with wife Ruby: 'We are living very much as husband and wife'". Hindustan Times. 9 September 2019. Retrieved 16 February 2021.

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