Parth Samthaan

Parth Samthaan (born 11 March 1991)[1] is an Indian television actor known for playing Manik Malhotra in Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan and Anurag Basu in Kasautii Zindagii Kay.

Parth Samthaan
Parth Samthaan in 2018 (cropped).jpg
Samthaan in 2018
Parth Laghate

(1991-03-11) 11 March 1991 (age 30)[1]
Years active2012—present
Known forKaisi Yeh Yaariaan
Kasautii Zindagii Kay

Early life

Samthaan was the first runner-up of Pantaloons Fresh Face 2012. [2]


Samthaan started off his acting career by featuring in episodics like Life OK's Savdhaan India, MTV India's Webbed, Bindass's Yeh Hai Aashiqui and Zing's Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya.[3]

In 2012, he portrayed Prithvi Sanyal in Channel V's Best Friends Forever? opposite Charlie Chauhan.[4] From 2014 to 2015, he portrayed Manik Malhotra in MTV India's Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan opposite Niti Taylor.[5] His character was reinstated for the second season.[6]

Samthaan signed his first Bollywood debut, Googly Ho Gayi in 2016.[7] He also attempted playback singing for his second song Jind Meri.[8][9] In 2018, he returned to play Manik Malhotra in Voot's Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan 3.[10]

From 2018 to 2020, Samthaan portrayed Anurag Basu opposite Erica Fernandes in Star Plus's Kasautii Zindagii Kay for which he won the Indian Telly Award for Best Jodi Popular and Kalakar Award for Best Actor Popular.[11]

In 2019, he played Faizal Alghazi in ALT Balaji's Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain 2 opposite Pooja Banerjee.[12]

In 2020, he will star in ALT Balaji's upcoming web-series Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu.

Parth Samthaan in his upcoming romantic song 'Pehle Pyaar Ka Pehla Gham' also stars Khushali Kumar.[13] Song has been sung by Jubin Nautiyal and Tulsi Kumar.


In 2015, Samthaan was placed 11th in Eastern Eye's Top 50 Sexiest Asian Men List.[14][15]

He ranked 3rd in Times of India's 25 Most Desirable Men on Television List, 2018.[16] In 2019, he was listed 2nd in Times of India's Top 20 Most Desirable Men on Indian Television.[17]



Year Show Role Reference
2012 Gumrah: End of Innocence Siddharth [18]
Best Friends Forever? Prithvi Sanyal
2013 Savdhaan India Vishal
MTV Webbed Sid
Yeh Hai Aashiqui Parth
2014 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Gaurav
2014–2015 Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan Manik Malhotra [19]
2015 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Host [20]
2018–2020 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Anurag Basu [21]


Year Title Role Platform Reference
2018 Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan 3 Manik Malhotra Voot [22]
2019 Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain 2 Faizal Alghazi ALT Balaji [23]
2020 Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu ALT Balaji [24]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Show Result Reference
2015 Asian Viewers Television Awards Male Actor Of The Year Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan Nominated
2019 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor In Leading Role Male (Popular) Kasautii Zindagii Kay Nominated
Best Jodi Popular

(With Erica Fernandes)

Won [25]
Gold Awards Best Actor (Male) Nominated
Best Onscreen Jodi

(With Erica Fernandes)

Asian Viewers Television Awards Male Actor Of The Year Nominated
2020 Kalakar Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won [26]
Lions Gold Awards Best Actor (Critics) Nominated

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Happy Birthday Parth Samthaan: 5 lesser-known facts about the actor". India Today. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Parth Samthaan was Pantaloons Fresh Face 2012's first runner up". Retrieved 15 August 2020.
  3. ^ "Parth Samthaan's best shows you should add to your watchlist". Republic World.
  4. ^ "Parth Samthaan: Three iconic characters played by the television star". Republic World.
  5. ^ "Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan: Know all about the star cast". The Times of India.
  6. ^ "Breathe easy Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan fans, Parth Samthaan is back on the show!". dna. 28 September 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  7. ^ "Good news for all Parth Samthaan fans; he's signed another Bollywood film!". dna. February 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  8. ^ "'Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan' star Parth Samthaan to sing in his debut film 'Love Loan'". International Business Times. 20 February 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  9. ^ "Parth to sing for his debut produced by Katrina's make up man Subhash Singh". Deccan Chronicle. 21 February 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  10. ^ "Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan to be back with a brand new season; Parth Samthaan shares the good news!". India Today.
  11. ^ "Parth Samthaan confirmed to play Anurag in Kasautii Zindagii Kay reboot". The Indian Express.
  12. ^ "Kasautii Zindagii Kay's siblings Parth Samthaan and Pooja Banerjee to romance in this show". India Today.
  13. ^ "Pehle Pyaar Ka Pehla Gham Song Teaser Out: Parth Samthaan, Khushali Kumar starrer track is breath of fresh air". PINKVILLA. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  14. ^ "Zayn Malik tops the sexiest Asian Men list, Hrithik Roshan comes at No. 2". The Indian Express. 16 December 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  15. ^ "Meet the Sexiest Asian Men!". Rediff. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  16. ^ "Meet television's most desirable dudes - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  17. ^ "Meet the Times Top 20 Most Desirable Men on TV 2019". The Times of India.
  18. ^ "Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan actor Parth Samthaan celebrates birthday with glimpse of Bollywood debut Googly Ho Gayi". 13 March 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  19. ^ "Parth Samthaan confirms not quitting Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan for now". Times of India.
  20. ^ "Smriti Kalra joins Parth Samthaan as host of Pyar Tune Kya Kiya". 14 March 2015.
  21. ^ "Kasautii Zindagi Kay Reboot Promo: Shah Rukh Khan introduces Parth Samthaan and Erica Fernandes as the new age Anurag and Prerna". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  22. ^ "Exclusive: Parth Samthaan talks about Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan 3". India Today. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  23. ^ "'Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain': Best Moments From Show You Must Watch". Republic World.
  24. ^ "Parth Samthaan looks dashing as a gangster in ALTBalaji's 'Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu' teaser!". ABP Live.
  25. ^ "Indian Telly Awards 2019 | Winners". The Indian Express.
  26. ^ "Kalakar Awards 2020: Parth Samthaan and Monalisa win big at the ceremony". Retrieved 8 January 2020.

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