Vishal Aditya Singh

Vishal Aditya Singh (born 25 January 1988) is an Indian television actor.[1] He is recognized for the Hindi TV shows Begusarai, Chandrakanta and Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala. In 2019 he participated as a contestant in Nach Baliye 9 and Bigg Boss 13, emerging as the second runner-up in the former.[3][4]

Vishal Aditya Singh
Born
Vishal Aditya Singh

25 January 1988 (1988-01-25) (age 33)[1]
NationalityIndian
Occupation
Years active2010–present
Known for
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)[2]

Singh is currently a contestant in the stunt-based reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 11.[5]

Early life and careerEdit

Birth and modelling (1989–2009)Edit

Vishal Aditya Singh was born on 25 January 1988 in Arrah, Bihar, India.[1][6] He belongs to Bihiya, Bhojpur District, Bihar from a Rajput family. He has a younger brother, Kunal Singh.[7] He began his career as a model, and after doing some modelling assignments, he came to Mumbai for pursuing his acting career.[8]

Television debut and struggles (2010–2015)Edit

Singh made his television acting debut in 2010 as the main lead Avdesh Thakur in Sagar Films production Jai Jai Shiv Shankar, a Bhojpuri serial on Mahuaa TV.

His first Hindi TV role was in the historical drama Chandragupta Maurya in 2011 wherein he appeared as Shashank.

From 2012 to 2013, Singh enacted the part of Veeru in Rashmi Sharma's popular series Sasural Simar Ka on Colors TV.[9]

In 2014, he played a cop in the comedy Bachchan Pandey ki Toli on Dhamaal Tv.[10]

In 2015, he essayed Devendra Singh Rana in mini series Time Machine on Epic TV.[11][12]

Immense popularity (2015–2018)Edit

Singh achieved a turning point in his career, in March 2015 when he bagged the role of Lakhan Thakur/Shakti Thakur opposite Shivangi Joshi & Veebha Anand respectively in the &TV show Begusarai.[13][14]

He did an episodic in 2016 for Zing's Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya.[15]

In June 2017, Singh bagged the lead role of King Veerendra Pratap Singh in Ekta Kapoor's new fantasy TV series Chandrakanta opposite Madhurima Tuli, broadcast on Colors TV.[16][17]

Later in 2018, he was seen in Gul Khan's musical show Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala on StarPlus as Singer Tevar Singh.[18][19] He was highly appreciated for his role of Tevar Singh.

Reality shows (2019–present)Edit

In July 2019, Singh joined as a celebrity contestant in the 9th season of dance drama Nach Baliye with Madhurima Tuli.[20][21] The two became the second runner-up in the show.

Just after the finale of Nach Baliye, he entered as a wild card participant in the 13th season of game reality TV show Bigg Boss.[22] He was evicted on Day 127.[23]

In 2020, Singh also featured in two music videos— Dil Mein Hindustan (related to Independence Day) and Khwabeeda (along with Madhurima Tuli).[24]

In May 2021, he headed to Cape Town for shooting of his next reality show, the 11th season of stunt based adventure series Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.[25] The show will premiere on Colors TV in July 2021.[26]

Personal lifeEdit

Singh met actress Madhurima Tuli on the sets of Chandrakanta in 2017 and later dated her.[27] They broke up after a year of dating in 2018.[28]

MediaEdit

In 2018, Vishal Aditya Singh was listed 13th in Times of India's Most Desirable Men On Television list.[29] He was ranked 17th in Times of India's Most Desirable Men on Television in 2019.[30] Third year in a row he grabbed a spot in the list again in 2020.[31]

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Note Ref(s)
2010 Jai Jai Shiv Shankar Avdesh Thakur Bhojpuri series
2011 Chandragupta Maurya Shashank
2012–2013 Sasural Simar Ka Veeru
2014 Bachchan Pandey Ki Toli Bhim Singh
2015 Time Machine Devendra Singh Rana [32]
2015–2016 Begusarai Lakhan Thakur/Shakti Thakur [33]
2016 Box Cricket League 2 Contestant Player in Lucknow Nawabs
Pyar Tune Kya Kiya Rashid [34]
2017–2018 Chandrakanta King Veerendra "Veer" Pratap Singh Nominated- Indian Television Academy Awards for ITA Award for Best Actor Popular [35]
2018 Box Cricket League 3 Contestant Player in Chennai Swaggers
2018 Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala Tevar Singh

Nominated- Indian Television Academy Awards for ITA Award for Best Actor Popular

[36]
2019 Box Cricket League 4 Contestant Player in Chennai Swaggers [37]
Nach Baliye 9 Contestant 2nd runner-up with Madhurima Tuli [38]
2019–2020 Bigg Boss 13 Evicted on Day 127 [39][40]
2021 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 Contestant [41]

Music VideosEdit

Year Song Singer(s) Label Ref
2020 Dil Me Hindustan Arun Dev Yadav

Anisha Saikia

Avanie Joshi

They See Records
2020 Khwabeeda Anurag Mohn SVMT Music

ReferencesEdit

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