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

Parth Samthaan
Parth Samthaan at Mahurat of the film GOOGLY Ho Gayi.jpg
Parth Samthaan at an event for the film Googly Ho Gayi
Parth Laghate
Years active2012—present
Known forKaisi Yeh Yaariaan
Kasautii Zindagii Kay


Early life

Samthaan was the first runner-up of Pantaloons Fresh Face 2012.[citation needed] In his modelling career, he appeared in advertisements for brands such as Close-up and Coca-Cola.


Samthaan started off by being a part of episodic series like Life OK's Savdhaan India, MTV India's Webbed, Bindass's Yeh Hai Aashiqui, and Zing's Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya. His first lead role was Prithvi Sanyal in Channel V India's Best Friends Forever?.

Later, he portrayed Manik Malhotra in MTV India's Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan.[2] His character was reinstated in Season 2.[3]

Samthaan signed his first Bollywood debut, Googly Ho Gayi in 2016.[4] The inauguration of the film was held on his birthday, 11 March 2016 at Juhu Hotel.[5][6][7] Samthaan has also attempted playback singing for his second song Jind Meri.[8][9]

In 2018, he played Manik Malhotra yet again in Voot's Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan 3. Since 2018, Samthaan has been portraying Anurag Basu opposite Erica Fernandes in Star Plus's Kasautii Zindagii Kay.

In 2019, he played Faizal in ALT Balaji's Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain 2.[10]


In 2015, Samthaan was placed 11th in Eastern Eye's Top 50 Sexiest Asian Men List.[11][12]



Year Show Role Notes Reference
2012 Gumrah: End of Innocence Siddharth Episodic [5]
Best Friends Forever? Prithvi Sanyal [5]
2013 Savdhaan India Vishal Episodic [5]
MTV Webbed Sid [5]
Yeh Hai Aashiqui Parth [5]
2014 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Gaurav [5]
2014–2015 Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan Manik Malhotra [13]
2015 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Host [14]
2018–present Kasautii Zindagii Kay Anurag Basu [15]

Special appearances

Year Show Role Reference
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Guest [16]
Box Cricket League 4 Participant [17]
Nach Baliye 9 Herself/Guest


Year Title Role Platform Reference
2018 Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan 3 Manik Malhotra Voot [18]
2019 Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain 2 Faizal ALT Balaji

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 [19]
Gold Awards Best Actor (Male) TBA
Best Onscreen Jodi

(With Erica Fernandes)



  1. ^ "Happy Birthday Parth Samthaan: 5 lesser-known facts about the actor". India Today. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Television heart-throb Parth Samthaan". Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Breathe easy Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan fans, Parth Samthaan is back on the show!". dna. 28 September 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Good news for all Parth Samthaan fans; he's signed another Bollywood film!". dna. February 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan actor Parth Samthaan celebrates birthday with glimpse of Bollywood debut Googly Ho Gayi". 13 March 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  6. ^ "Parth Samthaan Gears up for His Bollywood Debut in 'Googly Ho Gayi'". India West. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  7. ^ "Parth Samthaan praises his birthday with Googly Ho Gayi group". Canindia News. 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. ^ "Kasautii Zindagii Kay's siblings Parth Samthaan and Pooja Banerjee to romance in this show". India Today.
  11. ^ "Zayn Malik tops the sexiest Asian Men list, Hrithik Roshan comes at No. 2". The Indian Express. 16 December 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  12. ^ "Meet the Sexiest Asian Men!". Rediff. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  13. ^ "Parth Samthaan confirms not quitting Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan for now". Times of India.
  14. ^ "Smriti Kalra joins Parth Samthaan as host of Pyar Tune Kya Kiya". 14 March 2015.
  15. ^ "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.
  16. ^ "Parth Samthaan and Sana Khan the next guests on Kitchen Champion". 11 April 2019.
  17. ^ "It's Erica Fernandes Vs Parth Samthaan In BCL4; Ekta Kapoor Reports Lovers Turned Competitors' Action LIVE". 6 April 2019.
  18. ^ "Exclusive: Parth Samthaan talks about Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan 3". India Today. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  19. ^ "Indian Telly Awards 2019 | Winners". The Indian Express.

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