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VJ Andy, also known as Andy Kumar, is a television personality in India. He works as Video Jockey for Channel V and has hosted several television programs[1] including Dare 2 Date[2] a dating reality show. He was a contestant in the seventh season of Bigg Boss,[3] finishing fifth.

VJ Andy
VJ Andy at the launch of Mandira Bedi’s ‘M The Store’.jpg
VJ Andy at the launch of Mandira Bedi’s ‘M The Store’
Born (1980-05-31) 31 May 1980 (age 39)
NationalityBritish Indian
OccupationHost, VJ


Early lifeEdit

Andy was born Anand Vijay Kumar[citation needed] to a Punjabi Hindu family Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom. He lives and works in Mumbai, India.[citation needed]


VJ An Beauty and the Geek and hosted What’s With Indian Women on Fox Traveller India with comedian Sanjay Rajoura.[4] In September 2013, he was a contestant on the Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss 7. In June 2014, he was seen as a contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7. In October 2015, Andy was seen in the reality show I Can Do That.

Personal lifeEdit

Kumar has been reported in his country to be a member of the LGBT community.[5]


Year Name Role Channel Notes Ref
2012 Dare 2 Date Host Channel V
2013 Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki Contestant Life OK Winner
Bigg Boss 7 Colors TV Entered Day 1, Evicted Day 101
2014 Bani – Ishq Da Kalma Guest
India's Got Talent Host Along with Bharti Singh
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Contestant Eliminated 1st
Bigg Boss 8 Guest Along with Kamya Panjabi
2015 Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah Contestant &TV Along with Sana Khan, Sara Khan[disambiguation needed], Mahek Chahal & Diandra Soares
Bigg Boss 9 Guest Colors TV Along with Sargun Mehta
I Can Do That Contestant Zee TV Along with Gauhar Khan
2016 Bigg Boss 10 Guest Colors TV Along with Tanisha Mukherji


Year Show Role
2015 Ek Paheli Leela Himself
2016 Kya Kool Hain Hum 3 Himself


  1. ^ "Vj Andy, Host", 10 June 2014
  2. ^ "VJ Andy, Dare 2 Date", 8 October 2014
  3. ^ "Bigg Boss, VJ Andy" 17 October 2014
  4. ^ "Fox Traveller kicks off 'What's With Indian Women?' next month". Indian Television Dot Com Pvt Ltd. 27 November 2012. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  5. ^ "7 LGBT contestants who were part of Bigg Boss". India Today.