Vishal Singh (actor, born 1974)
Vishal Singh is an Indian television and film actor. He made his soap debut with science fiction series Indradhanush in 1989 along with Karan Johar. He is most known for his role as Sanju in the comedy series, '. Currently, he can be seen as Naitik in the hit soap opera Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, airing on Star Plus.
|Born||1974 (age 44–45)|
Vishal Singh was born and brought up in Indore. He made his acting debut as a child actor in the 1982 film Rajput. In 1989, Singh made his television debut as part of the cast of the television show Indradhanush on DD, which was directed by Anand Mahendroo. The story was of four boys and their school life. After this show, Anand Mahendroo selected Singh for Dekh Bhai Dekh. In the 90s he also played an important role of Bilal in the famous serial Gul Gulshan Gulfaam, directed by Ved Rahi. He had also appeared in the music videos Maikhane se Sharab se, by Pankaj Udhas, playing a drunkard and Sriram Iyer's Aisa Bhi Kabhi Hota Hai.
In 2016, he was finalized to portray the parallel lead role of Naitik Singhania in Star Plus's longest-running drama series Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. About joining the popular show, he said "I am very excited to play the role of Naitik. Men like him are rarely found today and nothing better than playing an ideal man on screen who can definitely set an example. He is the perfect husband, father and son." In the show, he replaced actor Karan Mehra, who has played Naitik's character for almost seven years.
|1988||Mirza Ghalib||Young Ghalib|
|1989||Indradhanush||DD National; all 13 episodes|
|1991||Gul Gulshan Gulfaam||Bilal|
|1993–1997||Dekh Bhai Dekh||Sanjay Dewan (Sanju)||DD Metro, Sony TV|
|2000||Rishtey||Zee TV; Episode: "Disha"|
|2002||Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin||Amit||Sony TV|
|2002||Hum Hain Dilwale||Ajay||Sony TV|
|2003||Kashmeer||Kinshuk Kachroo||Star Plus|
|2002–2006||Astitva...Ek Prem Kahani||Dr. Siddhant Awasthi (Sid)||Zee TV|
|2002–2004||Lipstick||Tarun Singhania||Zee TV|
|2003||CID||Naveen||Sony TV; 2 episodes|
|2004||Dekho Magar Pyaar Se||Star Plus|
|2005||Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naan||Dipankar||Zee TV|
|2005–2007||Ek Ladki Anjaani Si||Yash Mamu||Sony TV|
|2007–2008||Bhabhi||Dr. Dev Thakral||Star Plus|
|2008–2009||Aathvaan Vachan||Aadesh||Sony TV|
|2011–2013||Parvarrish - Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi||Jeet Ahuja||Sony TV|
|2016–present||Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai||Naitik Raj Shekhar Singhania||Star Plus|
- "Want to be reel life father in real: Vishal Singh". NDTV. 21 January 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
- "Dilli khana's the best: Vishal Singh". The Times Of India. 23 November 2011. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
- "'Dekh Bhai Dekh' Fame Vishal Singh Is the New Naitik of 'Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai'". DailyBhaskar. 28 July 2016.
- "Is Vishal Singh the new Naitik in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai? - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai gets a new Naitik, actor Vishal Singh makes a star entry, see pics". The Indian Express. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- "Hum Hain Dilwale (Sony, Wednesdays, 20.00)". TheHindu. 15 March 2002.
- "Talking point: with vishal singh; Television's chocolate boy takes on another goody-goody role". TheIndianExpress. 25 August 2008.
- "I am an unmarried father of three kids: Vishal Singh". DailyBhaskar. 11 November 2011.