Ankit Bathla

Ankit Bathla (born 10 October 1988 in New Delhi, India) is an Indian television actor. He is best known for playing Dhruv Pandey in the television serial Thapki Pyar Ki He is also known for the role of Madhav in the show Beta Hi Chahiye. He played the role of Akshay, the main antagonist in the show Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji.

Ankit Bathla
Born (1988-10-10) 10 October 1988 (age 31)
OccupationActor, Model
Years active2009 – present
Notable work
Thapki Pyar Ki as Dhruv
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)

Personal lifeEdit

Ankit Bathla was born on 10 October 1988 to Mugdha Bathla and Anil Kumar Bathla in New Delhi, India. He completed his schooling in Delhi at St. Mark's Senior Secondary Public School, Meera Bagh. Following this, he graduated with a degree in Economics (hons.) from Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce of Delhi University.[1]


Ankit Bathla[2] began working as a trainer with American Express before moving into acting.[3] His first television appearance was on DD National in Sammaan Ek Adhikaar where he played an anti-hero. Later he acted in Bhagonwali-Baante Apni Taqdeer, playing the pivotal character Abhigyan on Zee TV, followed by Mata Ki Chowki as Arjun on Sahara One, and Hamari Saass Leela as the youngest son, Ayush, of Leela Parekh (Apara Mehta) on Colors.

In 2010 he played the role of Gaurav in Hum [1] on DD National opposite Mona Vasu. Later he acted in Haar Jeet (TV series) [1] as Abhigyan on Imagine TV. In 2013, Ankit worked on the TV show Beta Hi Chahiye as Madhav on Big Magic opposite Garima Tiwari; it was the first daily soap opera launched on BIG Magic by Reliance Entertainment.[4] After Beta Hi Chahiye, Ankit played the role of Karan Khanna who was the love interest of Veera (Digangana Suryavanshi) in Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera on Star Plus. In the fifth episode of Love by Chance (airing on Bindass) he played the role of Lieutenant colonel Kanishka Mehta.

In November 2014, Bathla joined the cast of the show Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai (Red Dot Productions) on Big Magic playing the role of Krishna.[5]

In March 2015, Bathla appeared in an episode of Red Dot Productions's show Halla Bol on Bindass.[6] He appeared in Sony Entertainment Television’s mythological show Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman which premiered on 4 May 2015.[7] Currently Ankit is part of serial Thapki Pyar Ki on Colors.In Thapki Pyar Ki Ankit is essaying the lead role of Dhruv who is an owner of a news channel and makes serious faces. In September 2016, Ankit hosted Benadryl Big Golden Voice Season 4 Finale in Mumbai. In May 2017, he appeared in an Indonesian Series Cinta Di Pangkuan Himalaya on antv. On 17 March 2018, he played in a web series Love, lust and confusion by VIU India starring Tara Alisha Berry [8]

Commercial adsEdit

Ankit has done big banner ads for Bharti Airtel and Maruti Suzuki Ritz.


TV Show Channel Character Language
Sammaan Ek Adhikaar DD National Billu Hindi
Bhagonwali-Baante Apni Taqdeer Zee TV Abhigyan Hindi
Mata Ki Chowki Sahara One Arjun Hindi
Hamari Saass Leela Colors (TV channel) Ayush Parekh Hindi
Hum DD National Gaurav Hindi
Haar Jeet (TV series) Imagine TV Abhi Hindi
Beta Hi Chahiye Big Magic Madhav Hindi
Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera Star Plus Karan Khanna Hindi
Love by Chance Bindass Kanishka Mehta Hindi
Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai Big Magic Krishna Hindi
Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman Sony TV Vibhishana Hindi
Halla Bol Bindass Aashish Hindi
Thapki Pyar Ki Colors (TV channel) Dhruv Pandey Hindi
Hasi Ka Pitara Big Magic Host Hindi
Cinta Di Pangkuan Himalaya antv Jakir Indonesian
Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji Star Plus Akshay Hindi
Crime Alert Dangal TV Rahul Hindi
Laal Ishq &TV Aditya Hindi
Krishna Chali London Star Plus Dr. Ayaan Kapoor Hindi
Paramavatar Shri Krishna &TV Arjun Hindi
Naagin 4 Colors TV Rajat Hindi


Year Film Role Language
2013 Club 60 Iqbaal Hindi

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c "Ankit Bathla LinkedIn Profile". LinkedIn. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  2. ^ "I just love coming to Lucknow: TV actor Ankit Bathla - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Ankit Bathla". TellyChakkar. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Big Magic Launches Beta Hi Chahiye". Indian Television. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Ankit Bathla in Big Magic's Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai". tellychakkar. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Ankit Bathla to feature in Bindass' Halla Bol". tellychakkar. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Sony TV's Hanumaan gets its launch date". tellychakkar. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Ankit Bathla of Thapki Pyar Ki to be seen in an Indonesian Series". timesofindia. Retrieved 10 April 2017.

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