Gautam Rode (born 14 August 1977) is an Indian television actor known for his roles in Baa Bahoo Aur Baby, Lucky, Saraswatichandra, Suryaputra Karn, and Kaal Bhairav Rahasya 2.

Gautam Rode
Gautam Rode at Indian Telly Awards 2014.jpg
Born (1977-08-14) 14 August 1977 (age 45)
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • television host
Years active2000– present
Spouse
(m. 2018)
Websiteiamgautamrode.com

Early lifeEdit

Gautam Rode was born on 14 August 1977. Earlier, Rode and his family used to stay in New Delhi, but later they shifted to Mumbai.[1][2] Rode had to face many financial crises in Mumbai.[1] Rode's father, Surendra Rode is a retired broker[1] 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$2.9 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 is best actor 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$5.7 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] In 2021, Rode played the role of Major Samar in the action thriller film State of Siege: Temple Attack, which was directed by Ken Ghosh and released on Zee5 on 9 July 2021.[25] Later that year, Rode starred as Pawan Bisht in the MX Player original series Nakaab alongside Esha Gupta and Mallika Sherawat.[26]

Personal lifeEdit

He is a fitness enthusiast and a vegetarian.[27] He currently stays in Kandivali, Mumbai.[28] He married his co-actress Pankhuri Awasthy Rode, with whom he had worked with in Suryaputra Karn, in February 2018.[29]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Ref(s)
2002 Annarth Inspector Sameer Deshmukh [30]
2005 U, Bomsi & Me Sam Mac Patel [31]
2009 Agyaat Sharman Kapoor [32]
2017 Aksar 2 Patrick Sharma
2021 State of Siege: Temple Attack Major Samar [21]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Ref(s)
2000–2001 Apna Apna Style Rocky [33]
2005–2007 Baa Bahoo Aur Baby Anish Kotak [34]
2006–2007 Lucky Lucky [35]
2006–2007 Betiyaan Apni Yaa Paraaya Dhan Parth Jadeja
2008 Simplly Sapney Karan Mehra [36]
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 3 Host [37]
2011 Parichay Vineet Saxena
2012 Teri Meri Love Stories Tarun [38]
2012–2013 Nach Baliye 5 Host [37]
2013–2014 Saraswatichandra Saraswatichandra "Saras" Vyas [39]
2013–2014 Nach Baliye 6 Host [35]
2014–2015 Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani Rudra [40]
2015–2016 Suryaputra Karn Karna [41]
2018–2019 Kaal Bhairav Rahasya 2 Veervardhan "Veer" Singh [42]
2019–2020 Bhakarwadi Abhijeet [43]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role
2021 Nakaab Pawan Bisht

Music videosEdit

Year Title Singer(s) Album Ref(s)
2002 Kabhi Mausam Hua Resham Abhijeet Bhattacharya Tere Bina [44]
Mujhe Kanhaiya Kaha Karo [45]
Chalne Lagi Hai Hawayein [46]
Kabhie Yaadon Mein [47]
Shukriya Shukriya Dard Jo Tumne Diya Agam Kumar Nigam Bewafaai [48]
2003 Kabhi Yaadon Mein Aaun Abhijeet Bhattacharya [49]
2015 O Meri Jaan Suhail Zargar [50]
2015 Kuttey Dhrubajyoti Bhadury [51]
2018 Sunwai Benny Dayal [52]
2021 Sun Le Zara Saaj Bhatt, Sonal Pradhan [53]
2022 Thodi Si Nawazishein Anuradha Juju [54]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result
2013 Zee Gold Awards Most Fit Actor Male Saraswatichandra Won[55]
Best Actor Male Nominated[55]
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor – Popular Nominated[56]
GR8! Performer of the year-Male Nominated[56]
2014 Zee Gold Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won[57]
Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role Male Won[58]
Best Anchor (along with Karan Wahi) Nach Baliye Nominated[59]
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Anchor Nominated[60]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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