Sidhant Gupta (born 23 April 1989) is an Indian actor and model who predominantly works in Hindi television and films. He made his television debut with Zee TV's romantic-drama Tashan-e-Ishq as Kunj Sarna (2015-16) which earned him Best Beta at Zee Rishtey Awards and nomination for best Debut-Male at Zee Gold Awards.

Sidhant Gupta
Gupta in 2022
Born (1989-04-23) 23 April 1989 (age 35)
Years active2012–present
Known forTashan-e-Ishq

Gupta made his film debut in 2012 with Tutiya Dil and later on seen in Badmashiyaan. Since then he starred in action-drama Bhoomi (2017) and romantic-thriller Operation Romeo (2022).

Early life and education edit

Gupta's hometown is in Jammu. He represented J&K in national level under-14 cricket, under-17 swimming and under-19 basketball.[1] Later, he went to Delhi to study for a commercial pilot's license.

His father, Sukesh Gupta, is a retired Jammu forestry official. His mother, Sandhya Gupta, is a well known fashion designer in Jammu and a social activist. He has one older brother, Sanat, who along with his wife Himani, own their own fashion design business in Jammu.[2]

Career edit

Gupta appeared in commercials for Hero Honda, Clear shampoo, Maruti Suzuki Nano and Close Up. His modelling work include: Wills India Fashion Week 2009 (Varun Bahl), Delhi Fashion Week 2009 (Grand Finale - Rohit Bal), NDTV'S unveiling of the seven wonders of India 2009 (Sabyasachi Mukherjee), Raghavendra Rathore, a cover shoot for India Today, Levi's, Lawrence and Mayo, Times of India, National campaign for a central shopping mall, Tata AIG Life Insurance, Anoos's Beauty Spa, Federal Bank, The Deccan Chronicle, Confetti - Lifestyle Magazine (Cover Page), the Bangalore Marathon, and nternetworks Technology, Studio One.[citation needed]

Gupta has been featured in the 50 Sexiest Asian Men list of the British newspaper Eastern Eye four times from 2016 to 2019.[3]

Film and television edit

Gupta made his film debut in Badmashiyaan as the hopeless romantic Dev Arora.[4][5] In 2015, Gupta continued his acting career in the television seriesTashan-e-Ishq, He then starred in the 2017 film Bhoomi along with Aditi Rao Hydari and Sanjay Dutt.[6] In 2022, he was cast as the lead for the romantic thriller Operation Romeo. In 2023, Gupta was cast in the Amazon Prime Video series Jubilee as Jay Khanna.

Filmography edit

Films edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2012 Tutiya Dil Vishal Khanna [7]
2013 Bang Bang Bangkok Unknown [citation needed]
2015 Badmashiyaan Dev Arora [8]
2017 Bhoomi Neeraj Mathur [6]
2022 Operation Romeo Aditya Sharma [9]

Television edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2015–2016 Tashan-E-Ishq Kunj Sarna [10]
2016 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Contestant 14th place [11]
2021 Inside Edge Imaad Akbar Season 3 [12]
2023 Jubilee Jay Khanna [13][14]

Music videos edit

Year Title Singer Ref.
2018 Aye Zindagi Sonu Nigam [15]

Awards and nominations edit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2016 Zee Gold Awards Best Gold Debut - Male Tashan-e-Ishq Nominated [citation needed]
Most Popular Jodi (with Jasmin Bhasin) Nominated [citation needed]
2023 2023 Filmfare OTT Awards Best Actor in a Drama series Jubilee Nominated [16]
2024 Bollywood Hungama Style Icons Most Stylish Mould-Breaking Talent of the Year Nominated [17]

References edit

  1. ^ "Sidhant Gupta: I was all set to become a pilot". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Felt like I was screaming and nobody could hear me: Actor Sidhant Gupta to Wknd". Hindustan Times. 5 May 2023. Retrieved 20 June 2023.
  3. ^ "Singer Zayn Malik holds onto 'World's Sexiest Asian Man' Crown". New Asian Post. 15 December 2016. Archived from the original on 23 December 2019. Retrieved 31 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Badmashiyaan: A romantic comedy with a twist". 8 February 2015. Archived from the original on 12 February 2015. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Bollywood celebs who are set to dabble in parallel vocations in 2015". Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Sidhant Gupta paired opposite Aditi Rao Hydari in Bhoomi". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 20 April 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Tutiya Dil". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 13 April 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
  8. ^ "Badmashiyaan - Fun Never Ends". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 13 April 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
  9. ^ "TV actor Sidhant Gupta will be now seen in a key role in the movie Operation Romeo. He gets candid…". Tribune India. 21 April 2022. Retrieved 23 May 2023.
  10. ^ "Exclusive with Sidhant Gupta, Jasmin Bhasin of 'Tashan-e-Ishq' fame". The Times of India. ISSN 0971-8257. Retrieved 25 May 2023.
  11. ^ "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9: Actor Sidhant Gupta injures himself during a shoot". India Today. Retrieved 25 May 2023.
  12. ^ "Inside Edge Season 3: This game of power becomes murkier and more intense". The Times of India. ISSN 0971-8257. Retrieved 25 May 2023.
  13. ^ "Sidhant Gupta talks about his existential crisis and him having "no work" before Jubilee: Suddenly life has meaning". Hindustan Times. 6 May 2023. Retrieved 25 May 2023.
  14. ^ "Sidhant Gupta: Ten facts about the Jubilee actor, you must know". Free Press Journal. Retrieved 25 May 2023.
  15. ^ "Sidhant Gupta poses for the lensman during the launch of the song 'Aye Zindagi' at The View in Mumbai - Photogallery". Retrieved 25 May 2023.
  16. ^ "Filmfare OTT Awards 2023". Filmfare. 26 November 2023. Retrieved 29 November 2023.
  17. ^ "Bollywood Hungama Style Icons Nominees 2024 Edition". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 30 April 2024.

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