Vikas Gupta

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Vikas Gupta is an Indian television producer, creative director, screenwriter and host known for participating in Bigg Boss 11, hosting MTV Ace Of Space and participating in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9.[2]

Vikas Gupta
Vikas Gupta at BCL 2019.jpg
Born (1988-05-07) 7 May 1988 (age 33)[1]
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Producer
  • creative director
  • screenwriter
Years active2006–present
Known forBigg Boss 11
MTV Ace Of Space
FamilySiddharth Gupta (brother)

LifeEdit

Gupta was born on 7 May 1988. He hails from Dehradun.[1] His brother, Siddharth Gupta, is an actor as well as a model.[3][4][5]

In June 2020, Gupta came out as bisexual in an Instagram post.[6] Gupta is also one of the directors of an NGO called Lost Boy Welfare Association that helps poor children.[7]

CareerEdit

Gupta started working at the age of 17 in Balaji Telefilms as intern.[8] He was the creative head of Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms[9] for shows like Mahabharat, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya. Later, he started his own production studio Lost Boy Productions which has created popular television series like Gumrah: End of Innocence, Warrior High, Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan, V The Serial, Yeh Hai Aashiqui and MTV Webbed. Gupta has also been the youngest programming head of MTV India.[10]

In October 2017, Gupta participated in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 11 where he emerged as the second runner up of the season.[11] In 2017, he produced Class of 2017 on ALTBalaji.

In 2018, he hosted IIFA Buzz in Thailand for IIFA Awards 2018 on Voot.[12] Gupta also created and hosted his own reality show titled Ace Of Space on MTV India.[13][14]

In 2019, he participated in Colors TV's Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 in Argentina. He was disqualified from the show[15][16] Next, he created Puncch Beat for on ALT Balaji.[17] In March, he reunited with his co-contestants Bharti Singh, Aly Goni, Harsh Limbachiyaa among others to be a part of Khatra Khatra Khatra.[18] In May 2019, Gupta created anthology series Yeh Ishq Nahi Aasaan for Dangal TV.[19] In August 2019, he returned as the host of MTV India's Ace Of Space 2.[20]

In February 2020, he created Class of 2020 for ALTBalaji.[21] In November, he participated in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 14, this time as a challenger. When co-contestant Arshi Khan involved Gupta's family in a fight, he pushed her and was thus expelled from the show.[22] He re-entered the show soon after.[23]

FilmographyEdit

ProductionsEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Producer Writer Creative Director
2005-2008 Kyunki... Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi... Yes
2006-2008 Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Yes
2008-2010 Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil Yes
2009 Kitani Mohabbat Hai Yes
2010-2011 Kitani Mohabbat Hai (season 2) Yes
2012 The Serial Yes Yes
2012-2016 Gumrah End of Innocence Yes Yes
2013-2014 MTV Webbed Yes Yes
2014-2016 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Yes Yes Yes
2014-2017 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Yes Yes
2014-2015 Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan Yes
2014-2015 MTV Fanaah Yes Yes
2015 MTV Warrior High Yes
2015 Code Red Yes Yes
2015 Talaash Yes Yes
2015 Rani Mahal Yes Yes
2019 Yeh Ishq Nahi Aasan Yes Yes [24][25]

WebEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Notes Reference
2015 Bad Company Host [26]
2017–2018 Bigg Boss 11 Contestant 2nd Runner-up [27]
2018 IIFA Buzz Host [28]
Ace Of Space 1 Host [29]
Bigg Boss 12 Guest [30]
2019 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 Contestant 8th place [31]
Khatra Khatra Khatra Participant [32]
Kitchen Champion 5 Contestant Winner [33]
Ace Of Space 2 Host [34]
Bigg Boss 13 Replacement for Devoleena Bhattacharjee [35]
2020 Mujhse Shaadi Karoge Finale Host [36]
Ladies vs Gentlemen Panelist [37]
2020–2021 Bigg Boss 14 Contestant Entered day 65, ejected on day 72, re-entered day 80,

then again left due to medical reasons on day 102 , re-entered day 108, and evicted on day 120

[38]

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Reference
2012 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Serial Gumrah End of Innocence Won [39]
2013 Indian Telly Awards Best story Writer Gumrah End of Innocence Nominated
2018 Lions Gold Awards TV Personality of the Year Bigg Boss 11 Won [40][41]
Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards Break Through Artist Of The Year Bigg Boss 11 Won [42]
Arya Group Of Colleges Most Enterprising Brands & Leaders of Asia 2018 Bigg Boss 11 Won [43]
Wow Awards Style Icon Host Ace of Space 1 Won
2019 Golden Glory Awards Most Popular Host on Indian Television Ace of Space 2 Won [44] [45] [46]
Digital Infulencer Awards Best Content Creator Puncch Beat Won [47]
2020 IMWBuzz Style Awards Most Stylish Personality of the Year Ace of Space 2 Won [48]
Bharat Icon Awards Youth Icon of the Year Ladies vs Gentlemen Won [49]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Happy Birthday Vikas Gupta: The lost boy who always finds his way into people's hearts". The Indian Express. 7 May 2018. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Who is Vikas Gupta?". The Indian Express. 4 October 2017.
  3. ^ Lalwani, Vicky (16 May 2014). "Ekta Kapoor finds her hero by chance - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Bigg Boss 11's Vikas Gupta confirms his brother has left his house: He wanted to come out of my shadow". India Today.
  5. ^ "Watch: Bigg Boss 11 finalist Vikas Gupta's brother Siddharth reveals the true side of his brother". The Times of India.
  6. ^ "'With pride, I am bisexual': Vikas Gupta says he is done with years of 'hiding his emotions'". Hindustan Times. 21 June 2020. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  7. ^ "LOST BOY WELFARE ASSOCIATION - Company, directors and contact details". Zauba Corp. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  8. ^ "Bigg Boss 11 contestant Vikas Gupta's success story will motivate you to get out of your cocoon!". Zee News. 1 September 2018. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  9. ^ "Bigg Boss 11: Who is Vikas Gupta? Profile, Biography, Photos and Video". The Indian Express. 4 October 2017. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  10. ^ "MTV India gets a programming head in Vikas Gupta". Indian Television. 24 January 2014.
  11. ^ "'Mastermind' Vikas Gupta's key moments in the show". The Times of India.
  12. ^ "Vikas Gupta is prepping up for IIFA 2018 with Mouni Roy in Thailand". India TV. 21 June 2018.
  13. ^ "Former Bigg Boss contestant Vikas Gupta to host MTV's Hunger Games-inspired reality show, Ace of Space". Firstpost. 3 October 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2021.
  14. ^ "'Ace Of Space' is all about shrinking spaces, hearts and minds". The Times of India. 30 October 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2021.
  15. ^ "Bharti Singh to Vikas Gupta: Meet the contestants of Khatron Ke Khiladi 9". India Today.
  16. ^ "Vikas Gupta admits taking drugs during 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 9': Yes, I was disqualified from the show and rightfully so". DNA India. 12 February 2019. Retrieved 15 December 2020.
  17. ^ "Puncch Beat first impression: Good looking, aspirational and dramatic". The Indian Express. 14 February 2019.
  18. ^ "Bharti Singh, Harsh Limbachiyaa, Vikas Gupta reunite for new show". Bangalore Mirror. 20 February 2019. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  19. ^ "Varun Sood, Divya Agarwal at the launch of Vikas Gupta's new show | TV - Times of India Videos". The Times of India. 3 May 2019. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  20. ^ "Vikas Gupta to be back as mastermind of 'Ace of Space'". The Times of India.
  21. ^ "Parth Samthaan-Vikas Gupta Ignore Each Other At 'Code M' Screening; Duo Not On Talking Terms?". news.abplive.com. 16 January 2020. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
  22. ^ "Vikas Gupta releases video statement after being expelled from Bigg Boss 14 house; says, 'I was vulnerable and cried after watching myself' - Times of India". The Times of India. 15 December 2020. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  23. ^ "Bigg Boss 14: Vikas Gupta to re-enter the house, says 'not just my desire but need to win the show'". Hindustan Times. 21 December 2020. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  24. ^ "Vikas Gupta: One should love themselves before loving others". The Indian Express. 7 May 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  25. ^ Rajesh, Author: Srividya (15 March 2019). "Fahad Ali, Chetna Pande and Deepak Chadha in Vikas Gupta's show, Yeh Ishq Nahi Asaan".
  26. ^ "Bad Company". Zee5. Retrieved 11 November 2019.
  27. ^ Jain, Arushi (13 January 2018). "Bigg Boss 11: A look back at Vikas Gupta's masterstrokes which made him a much-deserved finalist". The Indian Express. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  28. ^ Khan, Shifa (30 June 2018). "Bigg Boss 11' Vikas Gupta's Unbelievable Fitness Transformation Will Make Your Jaw Drop". News18. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  29. ^ "Vikas Gupta: Ace of Space is tougher than Bigg Boss". The Indian Express. 20 October 2018. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  30. ^ Jain, Arushi (31 October 2018). "Shilpa Shinde and Vikas Gupta save the sinking Bigg Boss 12 ship". The Indian Express. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  31. ^ "Exclusive: Vikas Gupta explains why he was disqualified from Khatron Ke Khiladi 9, says he hid being on painkillers". The Times of India. 11 February 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  32. ^ Farzeen, Sana (23 March 2019). "Vikas Gupta: I take calculated risks and don't just jump into anything". The Indian Express. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  33. ^ Team, Tellychakkar. "Vikas Gupta, Surbhi Chandna, Prince Narula all set to come on Arjun Bijlani's Kitchen Champion". Tellychakkar.com.
  34. ^ "Ace of Space 2 Promo: Host Vikas Gupta makes a comeback as evil mastermind; promises to scare the contestants". The Times of India. 5 August 2019. Retrieved 14 December 2019.
  35. ^ "Bigg Boss 13: Vikas Gupta writes a heartfelt note to Sidharth Shukla; says he wants his smile back". The Times of India. 29 December 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  36. ^ "Mujhse Shaadi Karoge promo: Vikas Gupta enters the house". The Times of India. 18 March 2020. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  37. ^ Bhasin, Shriya (17 November 2020). "Genelia, hubby Riteish Deshmukh to turn host for new show 'Ladies Vs Gentlemen'". India TV News. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  38. ^ "Vikas Gupta to Rakhi Sawant: Former Bigg Boss contestants to set foot in Bigg Boss 14". The Times of India. 30 November 2020. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  39. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3815573/awards
  40. ^ "Vikas Gupta wins an award for Bigg Boss 11; thanks housemates, channel". India Today.
  41. ^ "Vikas Gupta bags TV Personality Of The Year Award". The Times of India.
  42. ^ "'Bigg Boss' fame Vikas Gupta received Break Through Artist Of The Year award at the 'Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018' held in Mumbai on April 20, 2018 - Photogallery". photogallery.indiatimes.com.
  43. ^ "Bigg Boss 11's Vikas Gupta dedicates his award to the late actor Sridevi". PINKVILLA.
  44. ^ "Golden Glory Awards 2019 | Full Event | Preity Zinta , Rashmi Desai, Vikas Gupta". 25 September 2019.
  45. ^ https://news.easyshiksha.com/golden-glory-awards-hosted-by-preity-zinta/
  46. ^ https://www.powercorridors.in/entertainment/b-town-celebs-grace-the-golden-glory-awards-
  47. ^ Jesrani, Bharat (1 July 2019). "Mumbai News Network Latest News: Shantanu Maheshwari, Paras Kalnawat, Ashnoor Kaur, Chef Shipra Khanna, Avinash Mishra, Vikas Gupta win big at the first edition of Likee's Digital Influencer Awards".
  48. ^ Team, Author: Editorial (10 October 2020). "Full Winner List: IWMBuzz Style Awards 2020".
  49. ^ Jhunjhunwala, Himanshu (9 March 2020). "Adaa Khan, Flora Saini, Vikas Gupta, Gaurav Sharma, Ridheema Tiwari and others received 5th Bharat Icon Awards".

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