Gautam Rode

Gautam Rode (born 14 August 1977) is an Indian television actor known for portraying the titular role in Saraswatichandra, Lucky and Suryaputra Karn.

Gautam Rode
Gautam Rode at Indian Telly Awards 2014.jpg
Born (1977-08-14) 14 August 1977 (age 42)
NationalityIndian
Other namesGattu
OccupationActor, Television Host
Years active2000– present
Home townNew Delhi, India
Spouse(s)
Pankhuri Awasthy (m. 2018)
Websiteiamgautamrode.com

Early lifeEdit

Gautam Rode was born on 14 August 1977. His nickname is 'Gattu'.[1] Earlier, Rode and his family used to stay in New Delhi, but later they shifted to Mumbai.[2] Rode had to face many financial crises in Mumbai.[2] Rode's father, Surendra Rode is a retired broker[2] and his mother, Sangeeta Rode is a jewellery designer.[3] Rode has an elder sister, Rashmi.[4] Rode did his schooling from Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan in Delhi.[5] He completed his college from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College.[6]

CareerEdit

Rode made his debut to Indian television with the show Jahan Pyaar Mile on Zee TV.[7] In 2000, he played episodic roles in TV shows such as Rishtey, Apna Apna Style and Thriller at 10. In 2002, he made his debut to Bollywood with the film Annarth co-starred Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty and Preeti Jhangiani.[7] He played the role of Inspector Sameer Deshmukh in this film. Taran Adarsh of entertainment portal of Bollywood Hungama wrote of his performance, "Newcomer Gautam Rode has good screen presence and impresses as an actor. He does very well in stunts."[8] Annarth grossed 23.4 crore (US$3.3 million) domestically.[9]

In 2005, he appeared in his second film, U, Bomsi & Me alongside Sonal Sehgal and Vivek Madan. He played the role of Sam Mac Patel a radio jockey who wants to be a writer and a famous one at that. Taran Adarsh wrote of his performance, " Gautam, who made his debut in ANNARTH [with Sanju, Suniel], has evolved as an actor. He is excellent in [emotional] sequences when his wife walks out on him."[10] In 2005, he played his first noticeable role of television of Anish Kotak in Baa Bahu Aur Baby.

In the same year he also played his first lead role and the title role of Lucky in the show, Lucky. He later did supporting and cameo roles in shows which include Princess Dollie Aur Uska Magic Bag (2006), Betiyaan Apni Yaa Paraaya Dhan (2006), Ssshhhh...Koi Hai (2008), Simplly Sapney (2008), Rubi (2008), Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na (2008). In 2009, Rode featured in the film Agyaat alongside Nithin and Priyanka Kothari. He played the role of Sharman Kapoor a completely self-obsessed man with no other concern except for his muscles and the leading lady, Aasha. Taran Adarsh wrote of his performance "Gautam Rode enacts the hot-headed superstar with conviction."[11] Agyaat grossed 45.4 crore (US$6.4 million) domestically.[12]

In 2010, he did supporting and cameo roles on television in the shows Mata Ki Chowki, Kashi – Ab Na Rahe Tera Kagaz Kora, Crime & Bollywood, Maan Rahe Tera Pitaah and Aahat. In 2010, he entered the show Mera Naam Karegi Roshan as Samvad, a guy who tries and spreads joy and cheers in everybody's life.[13] In 2011, he entered the show, Parichay as Vineet Saxena. In 2012, he played an episodic role of Tarun in the show, Teri Meri Love Stories. In the same year, he hosted the reality dance show Nach Baliye 5 alongside Karan Wahi.[14]

 
Rode at the Launch of serial ‘Saraswatichandra

In 2013, he played the lead and title role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's show, Saraswatichandra opposite Jennifer Winget.[15] The show proved to be a turning point in his career and got him lot of popularity and appreciation.[15] In 2013, he also hosted Nach Baliye 6 alongside Karan Wahi.[14] The show Saraswatichandra ended on 20 September 2014.[16]

In 2015, he did yet another show, Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani a mythological thriller.[17] He played the role of Rudra in the show who is a "Garud", who has the duty of saving mankind.[17] The show failed to impress the audience and ended in April 2015.[18] In 2015, he entered the show Suryaputra Karn as the lead of the show, Karna.[19] The show ended in July 2016.[20] In August 2016, Rode signed Anant Mahadevan's Aksar 2 opposite Zarine Khan.[21][22] The motion poster of the movie was released on 4 August 2017 on YouTube.

In 2018, Rode starred as Prince Veer in the Star Bharat's mystery thriller show Kaal Bhairav Rahasya Season 2 alongside Additi Gupta.[23] From 2019 to 2020, he has been played Abhijeet in SAB TV's Bhakarwadi.[24]

Personal lifeEdit

He is a fitness enthusiast and a vegetarian.[25] He currently stays in Kandivali, Mumbai.[26] He married his co-actress Pankhuri Awasthy, with whom he had worked with in Suryaputra Karn, in February 2018.[27]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Notes Ref(s)
2002 Annarth Inspector Sameer Deshmukh Debut film [1]
2005 U, Bomsi & Me Sam Mac Patel [28]
2009 Agyaat Sharman Kapoor [29]
2017 Aksar 2 Patrick Sharma [21]

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Ref(s)
2005–2007 Baa Bahoo Aur Baby Anish Kotak [30]
2006–2007 Lucky Lucky [31]
2006–2007 Betiyaan Apni Yaa Paraaya Dhan Parth Jadeja
2008 Simplly Sapney Karan Mehra [32]
2008–2009 Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na Lakhan Malik
2009–2010 Mata Ki Chowki Aman
2010 Kashi – Ab Na Rahe Tera Kagaz Kora Shaurya
2010 Maan Rahe Tera Pitaah Rajveer
2010–2011 Mera Naam Karegi Roshan Samvad [13]
2011 India's Got Talent (Season 3) Host [33]
2012 Teri Meri Love Stories Tarun (Episode 1) [34]
2012–2013 Nach Baliye 5 Host [33]
2013–2014 Saraswatichandra Saraswatichandra Vyas [35]
2013–2014 Nach Baliye 6 Host [31]
2014–2015 Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani Rudra [36]
2015–2016 Suryaputra Karn Karna [37]
2018–2019 Kaal Bhairav Rahasya Season 2 Veervardhan "Veer" Singh /
Bade Yuvraj
[38]
2019–2020 Bhakarwadi Abhijeet [39]

Music video appearancesEdit

Year Title Role Performer(s) Album Ref(s)
2002 "Kabhi Mausam Hua Resham" Unnamed Abhijeet Bhattacharya Tere Bina [40]
"Mujhe Kanhaiya Kaha Karo" [41]
"Chalne Lagi Hai Hawayein" [42]
"Kabhie Yaadon Mein" [43]
"Shukriya Shukriya Dard Jo Tumne Diya" Agam Kumar Nigam Bewafaai [44]
2015 "O Meri Jaan" Himself Suhail Zargar [45]
2015 "Kuttey" Himself Dhrubajyoti Bhadury [46]
2018 "Sunwai" Unnamed Benny Dayal [47]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result
2013 Zee Gold Awards Most Fit Actor Male Saraswatichandra Won[48]
Best Actor Male Nominated[48]
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor – Popular Nominated[49]
GR8! Performer of the year-Male Nominated[49]
2014 Zee Gold Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won[50]
Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role Male Won[51]
Best Anchor (along with Karan Wahi) Nach Baliye Nominated[52]
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Anchor Nominated[53]
2015 Lions Gold Awards Best Actor (Male) Saraswatichandra Won[54]
2016 Lions Gold Awards Suryaputra Karn Won[55]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  41. ^ Mujhe Kanhaiya Kaha Karo (Full Video Song) Abhijeet Bhattacharya – Tere Bina. 24 October 2002. Retrieved 14 March 2016 – via YouTube.
  42. ^ Chalne Lagi Hai Hawayein (Full Video) "Tere Bina" – Abhijeet. 16 September 2011. Retrieved 14 March 2016 – via YouTube.
  43. ^ Neendon Mein Khwabon Ka Silsila (Tere Bina) – By Abhijeet Bhattacharya. 17 September 2011. Retrieved 14 March 2016 – via YouTube.
  44. ^ Shukriya Shukriya Dard Jo Tumne Diya (Full Song) – Bewafaai "Agam Kumar Nigam". 16 November 2011. Retrieved 14 March 2016 – via YouTube.
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