Ankit Gera

Ankit Gera is an Indian actor recognized for his roles in several television soaps.[1] He was a contestant on Bigg Boss 9.[2]

Ankit Gera
Ankit Gera.jpg
Gera in 2015
Born (1987-09-01) 1 September 1987 (age 34)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Television Host
Years active2010–present

Personal lifeEdit

Gera was initially in a relationship with his Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke co-star Roopal Tyagi before they broke up.[3] In 2019, he began dating actress Sara Khan with whom he did a guest appearance in Santoshi Maa.[4]

CareerEdit

After completing his studies from Delhi, Gera began his acting career in Hindi television with the rom-com Mahi Way on Sony Entertainment Television.[5]

His first big character occurred in the superhit television show Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya as Adarsh Saxena in 2009 until he quit the show in 2011 and was replaced by Aniruddh Singh.[6]

The most beneficial and appreciative breakthrough for Gera came in 2012 when he bagged his first lead role in Zee TV's popular soap opera Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke as Mayank Garg opposite Roopal Tyagi.[7][8] He received several nominations for his phenomenal job. The show ended in 2015.[9]

In 2015, he took part in Killer Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah.[10] That year he appeared as Bhasmasur in fantasy action series Maharakshak: Devi on Zee TV that flopped commercially.[11]

In October 2015, Gera entered as a celebrity contestant in the 9th season of popular Indian reality game show Bigg Boss.[12][13] He was evicted on Day 7.[14]

A year later, he was seen as Atish in an episodic of Yeh Hai Aashiqui with Pooja Sharma in 2016.[15] In the same year, he gave a guest appearance in &TV's mythological drama Santoshi Maa produced by Rashmi Sharma Telefilms with his girlfriend, Sara Khan.[16][17]

In March 2017, Gera began essaying the main character alongside Yukti Kapoor and Simraan Kaur in TV series Agniphera as MBA graduate Anurag Singh.[18][19] He left the show in 2018, after his character's death.

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2009 Mahi Way Nikhil
2009–2011 Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya Adarsh Shyam Saxena [20]
2012–2015 Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke Mayank Prabhu Garg [21]
2014 Dard Ka Rishta Vaibhav
2015 Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah Contestant
Maharakshak: Devi Bhasma [22]
Bigg Boss 9 Contestant Evicted Day 7 [23]
2016 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Atish Season 4; Episode 15 -Trafficking [24]
Santoshi Maa Nikhil Guest appearance [25]
2017–2018 Agniphera Anurag Vidvaan Singh Protagonist [26]
2018 XXX (web series) Bunty
2021 Choti Sarrdaarni Sameer Shastri Cameo
Molkki Daksh Singh Shekhawat [27]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ankit Gera biography
  2. ^ "Ankit Gera: Maintaining sanity amid negativity inside the Bigg Boss house was difficult". Hindustan Times. 21 July 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Bidaai actress Sara Khan confirms dating Ankit Gera; a look at their romantic pictures". The Times of India. 7 May 2019. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Sara Khan calls Ankit Gera 'forever mine', here's looking back at their cute photos | Latest News & Updates at DNAIndia.com". DNA India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Mahi Way - Official Website". setindia.com. 2010.
  6. ^ "Pratigya gets a new brother". Times of India.
  7. ^ "Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke to end this month?". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  8. ^ Ankit Gera biography
  9. ^ "No one knows the truth about my relationships: Ankit Gera". Hindustan Times. 20 October 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  10. ^ "Sara Khan calls Ankit Gera 'forever mine', here's looking back at their cute photos | Latest News & Updates at DNAIndia.com". DNA India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  11. ^ "No one knows the truth about my relationships: Ankit Gera". hindustantimes.com. 20 October 2015. Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  12. ^ "Ankit Gera in Bigg Boss 9 Double Trouble". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 12 October 2015.
  13. ^ "Ankit Gera: Maintaining sanity amid negativity inside the Bigg Boss house was difficult". Hindustan Times. 21 July 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  14. ^ "Ankit Gera evicted from Bigg Boss 9, hopes for wild card entry". Hindustan Times. 19 October 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  15. ^ "Ankit Gera to be seen opposite Pooja Sharma in 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui'". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  16. ^ "Bidaai actress Sara Khan confirms dating Ankit Gera; a look at their romantic pictures". The Times of India. 7 May 2019. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Bigg Boss fame Ankit Gera & Sara Khan on 'Jai Santoshi Maa'". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  18. ^ "Ankit Gera: I would never put an ongoing TV show on stake to pursue a career in films". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  19. ^ Razzaq, Sameena (14 March 2017). "Ankit Gera to play the lead in upcoming show". The Asian Age. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  20. ^ "Pratigya gets a new brother". Times of India.
  21. ^ "Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke to end this month?". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  22. ^ "Ankit Gera: I would never put an ongoing TV show on stake to pursue a career in films". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  23. ^ "Ankit Gera evicted from Bigg Boss 9, hopes for wild card entry". Hindustan Times. 19 October 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  24. ^ "Ankit Gera to be seen opposite Pooja Sharma in 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui'". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  25. ^ "Bigg Boss fame Ankit Gera & Sara Khan on 'Jai Santoshi Maa'". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  26. ^ Razzaq, Sameena (14 March 2017). "Ankit Gera to play the lead in upcoming show". The Asian Age. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  27. ^ "Ankit Gera to play the new hero opposite Priyal Mahajan in Molkki - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 August 2021.

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