Sumeet Sachdev

Sumeet Sachdev is an Indian actor and architect known for his role as Gautam Virani in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Abhimanyu Raghav in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein.[2]

Sumeet Sachdev
Sumeet Sachdev Khawaish Sets.jpg
Born1975/1976 (age 46–47)[1]
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • architect
SpouseAmrita Gujral (2007–present)

Early life and educationEdit

Sachdev brought up in Delhi.[1] His younger brother Sandeep was the winner of the Indian Biggest Loser Jeetega.[3] Sachdev is an architect by profession.[1][4] Sachdev is five days older than his former classmate, Smriti Irani, who played his on-screen mother in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.[5]

CareerEdit

Sachdev made his acting debut in Aamir Reza Hussain's tribute to Kargil war heroes, The Fifty Days War.[1] He later auditioned for the role of Sahil Virani in the show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, but was finalised for another role in the same serial, Gautam Virani.[1] Sachdev gained popularity and recognition for his role as Gomzy and made a prominent position for himself in the Indian television fraternity. Sachdev played a negative character for the first time as Rohit in the serial Kya Haadsa Kya Haqeeqat - Hadsaa. He was finalized to play a negative character for the second time as Swayam in the serial Kahiin To Hoga but resigned due to back problems. Sachdev played the lead male role of Kabir Khan in the first Muslim orientated television serial Khwaish, his character was killed off after only a few months but Sachdev was brought back in another role as Kamran. In November 2009, Sachdev made a comeback in TV after a year's break in Pyaar Ka Bandhan as Raunak. Moreover, Sachdev has been cast as Rudra in the serial Bandini. He was last seen as Abhimanyu Raghav (Mani) in Yeh Hain Mohabbatein.

Personal lifeEdit

Sachdev married Amrita Gujral, the head of International Media Marketing at The Times of India on 9 December 2007. The wedding took place in Gujral's home town of Chandigarh, India.[6]

FilmographyEdit

Television

Year Show Role Notes
2002–2003 Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat Rohit (Episode 1 - Episode 25) Episodic Role
Rajeev Khandelwal (Episode 160 - Episode 176)
2002 - 2008 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Gautam (Gomzy) Virani Lead Role
2006 ; 2007 - 2008 Karam Apnaa Apnaa Shashank Negative role[7]
2007 Khwaish Kabir Khan (Episode 1 - Episode 37) Lead Role
2008 Kamran (Episode 149 - Episode 163) Cameo Role
2009 - 2010 Pyaar Ka Bandhan Raunak Lead Role
2010 Bandini Rudra Cameo Role
2014 ; 2016 - 2019 Yeh Hai Mohabbatein Abhimanyu Raghav (Mani) Supporting Role
2014 - 2015 Box Cricket League 1 Contestant Sports Reality Television Show
2016 Box Cricket League 2 Contestant Sports Reality Television Show
2018 C.I.D.- Daya Ek Hathyara Ankush / Jigar (Episode 1485) Episodic Role
2018 Box Cricket League 3 Contestant Sports Reality Television Show

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Olivera, Roshni (17 May 2002). "Sach(dev) ka bolbala". Times of India. Retrieved 19 May 2009.
  2. ^ Rege, Harshada (20 July 2007). "Sumeet Sachdev to make a comeback". Times of India. Retrieved 19 May 2009.
  3. ^ "Happy to be a loser!". The Times of India. 2 September 2007. Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2009.
  4. ^ Chogule, A. L. (22 December 2006). "Moonlighting?". The Indian Express. Retrieved 19 May 2009.
  5. ^ Bhavsar, Deepali (5 October 2005). "Girls are crazy about Gautam". Screen India. Retrieved 22 June 2009.
  6. ^ Kavita Shyam (1 December 2007). "Gomzy to tie the knot". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  7. ^ "'I don't want to be a victim of greed'". DNA India. 6 September 2006. Retrieved 24 December 2020.