Neil Bhatt is an Indian actor and a dancer known for his work on television. He is best known for his role as Ranveer Singh Vaghela in Colors TV's Roop - Mard Ka Naya Swaroop[1] and DCP Virat Chavan in Star Plus's Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin. In 2023, he participated as a contestant on the Indian reality TV show, Bigg Boss 17.

Neil Bhatt
Born (1987-08-04) 4 August 1987 (age 36)
  • Actor
  • dancer
Years active2008–Present
Known forArslaan
12/24 Karol Bagh
Zindagi Ki Har Rang... Gulaal
Diya Aur Baati Hum
Roop - Mard Ka Naya Swaroop
Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin
(m. 2021)
Parent(s)Sunita and Himanshu Bhatt

Early life edit

Born on 4 August 1987 to Sunita and Himanshu Bhatt, Bhatt hails from a Gujrati family, brought up in Mumbai. He has a younger sister Shikha. Bhatt studied law but acting and dance have always been his passion.[2] He told Times of India that education is something which will always stand by him in good stead. He is a trained in gymnastics, capoeira,[3] and he reportedly learnt the art for a flexible body also a self-trained dancer.

Personal life edit

Bhatt with wife Sharma in Bigg Boss (Hindi season 17)

In 2020, Bhatt had met actress Aishwarya Sharma on the sets of Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Mein and the couple soon fell in love. They announced their engagement on 27 January 2021 and got married on 30 November 2021 in Ujjain.[4][5]

Career edit

Bhatt starred in Kaboom a dance reality show as a participant where he won the first place. Catapulting to fame through the cult dance show Boogie Woogie, his passion led him to one show after the other. He debuted with Arslaan on Sony Television in the year 2008. He got fame by serials like 12/24 Karol Bagh and Gulaal where he played the character of Abhinav Taneja and Kesar and received praise from the audiences.[6] His performance as Lakshman,[7] the soul of Ram in Ramayan was widely appreciated. The show was immensely popular in Indonesia and hence Bhatt, together with his Ramayan co-stars, was invited to perform in a special stage show and fan meeting tour in Jakarta organised by antv.[8][9][10]

He has played many challenging roles, one of them being Zakir in Diya Aur Baati Hum and was last seen in a daily soap playing the lead role in Tum Hi Ho Bandhu Sakha Tumhi as Bhushan Pethawala.[11][12] He was also seen in episodic series of Zindagi Wins and Pyar Tune Kya Kiya. His debut film Bhanwar is an untold story of a folk puppeteer in modern Gujarat. In 2018, he portrayed the negative role of Ranveer Singh Vaghela in Colors TV's Roop - Mard Ka Naya Swaroop. From October 2020 he portrayed DCP Virat Chavan in Star Plus's Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin until the show took it's generation leap in June 2023.[13]

In February 2022, he participated in Star Plus's Smart Jodi with his wife Aishwarya Sharma Bhatt.[14]

Filmography edit

Television edit

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Kaboom Contestant Winner
Boogie Woogie
Arslaan Arslaan
2009 Jo Ishq Ki Marzi Woh Rab Ki Marzi Sumer/Veer
2009–2010 12/24 Karol Bagh Abhinav Taneja
2010–2011 Zindagi Ki Har Rang... Gulaal Kesar
2011 Nach Le Ve With Saroj Khan Contestant Winner
2011 Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil Sachin
2012 Gumrah End Of Innocence Aditya
2012–2013 Ramayan Lakshman
2013 Savdhaan India
2014 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Pratyush
2013–2015 Diya Aur Baati Hum IPS Zakir Siddiqui
2015 Zindagi Wins Avinash
Tum Hi Ho Bandhu Sakha Tumhi Bhushan Pethewala
Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya 6 Shankar
2018 Laal Ishq Aditya/Vinod/Samar
2018–2019 Roop - Mard Ka Naya Swaroop Ranveer Singh Vaghela
2019 Shaadi Ho Toh Aisi Rajveer
2020–2023 Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin DCP Virat Chavan
2022 Smart Jodi Contestant
Ravivaar With Star Parivaar DCP Virat Chavan
2023 Bigg Boss 17 Contestant 12th place (Evicted on Day 77)

Special appearances edit

Year Show Role Ref.
2018 Bigg Boss 12 Ranveer Singh Vaghela [15]
2021 Dance Plus 6 Virat Chavan
2024 Dance Deewane 4 Himself
Suhaagan: Ke Rang Jashn Ke Rang

Films edit

Year Title Role Ref.
2009 Gulaal Kesar
Fast Forward Dancer
2017 Bhanwar Bhanwar [16]

Music videos edit

Year Title Singer Ref.
2022 Mann Jogiya Yasser Desai [17][18]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Neil Bhatt return to television with a negative role". Times of India. 24 August 2018.
  2. ^ "I haven't found my kind of girl so far: Neil Bhatt". The Times of India. 8 January 2014.
  3. ^ "TV actors pack a punch". The Times of India. 17 August 2013.
  4. ^ Grace Cyril (30 November 2021). "Neil Bhatt and Aishwarya Sharma get hitched in Madhya Pradesh. See first pics, videos". India Today. Retrieved 30 November 2021.
  5. ^ "This TV Actress Ended Her Relationship Of 4 Years With Her Actor-Boyfriend". BollywoodShaadis. 15 September 2017. Retrieved 10 August 2022.
  6. ^ "Neil Bhatt in Zee TV's family drama". The Indian Express. 9 January 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  7. ^ "I don't regret playing Laxman: Neil Bhatt". The Times of India. 29 January 2013.
  8. ^ "Neil Bhatt the cast of Ramayan series". Tribun News. 10 December 2014.
  9. ^ "The casts of Ramayan entertained international fans with "Mahacinta" show". Antara News. 9 December 2014.
  10. ^ "Neil Bhatt's live stage performance in Mahacinta show". Tribun News. 13 December 2014.
  11. ^ "Neil Bhatt and Sreejita talk about new show 'Tumhi Ho Bandhu Sakha Tumhi'". The Times of India. 29 April 2015.
  12. ^ "I want to find my own space: Neil Bhatt". Deccan Chronicle. 10 January 2016.
  13. ^ "Will Aishwarya Sharma,Neil Bhatt and Aysha Singh's love triangle Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Mein replace Kasautii Zindagi Kay?". Mumbai Mirror.
  14. ^ "Neil Bhatt on trolls wishing wife Aishwarya dies of Covid, abusive comments on Smart Jodi". India Today. Retrieved 23 February 2022.
  15. ^ [1]
  16. ^ "Bhanwar". The Times of India.
  17. ^ "Mann Jogiya: Neil Bhatt and Aishwarya Sharma's romantic music video to release on August 24". PINKVILLA. 21 August 2022. Retrieved 27 August 2022.
  18. ^ "ऐश्वर्या शर्मा और नील भट्ट का नया गाना 'मन जोगिया' हुआ रिलीज, शाही अंदाज में दिल जीत रही कपल की केमेस्ट्री". Times Now (in Hindi). 24 August 2022. Retrieved 27 August 2022.

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