Vishesh Bansal

Vishesh Bansal (born 3 October 2004) is an Indian actor. He was brought up in Mumbai, India.[1][2]

Vishesh Bansal
Born (2004-10-03) 3 October 2004 (age 16)
OccupationBollywood actor
Years active2011–present
Known forHarshu (Yeh Meri Family)

Bansal has acted in several shows, including the 2011 Triangle Film Company's mythological series Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev as Grihpati on Life OK,[3] also known playing a role in 4 Lions Films romantic-drama series Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? as Arnav and Khushi's adopted son as Aarav Singh Raizada on Star Plus,[4] the first season of the drama series Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha as Aditya Vyas,[5][6] and the 2013 romance-drama series Beintehaa as Zain and Aliya's son Zayed Zain Abdullah on Colors TV.[7]

Later he gave an audition and selected to play the main lead in mythological series Buddha. He portrayed alongside an ensemble cast, including Sameer Dharmadhikari, Nigaar Khan, Kabir Bedi, Gungun Uprari, played the role of young King Siddharth / Buddha. The story of the show is based on the life of Gautama Buddha. The show produced by B.K. Modi and was aired on Zee TV from July 2013.[8][9]

Bansal also featured in a Bollywood Movie Bombay Talkies released in 2013, in a story "Sheila Ki Jawani". Directed by Zoya Akhtar, he was shown as a young boy desiring to become a policeman in future.

By the end of June 2015, Bansal featured to play the protagonist in Swastik Pictures' mythological-drama series Suryaputra Karn, in which he was cast alongside Mouli Ganguly and Anand Suryavanshi, played the lead role of a very young Karna.[10][11] The show is based on the journey of the warrior Karna, one of the central character from the Mahabharata. The show was created and produced by Siddharth Kumar Tewary and it airs on Sony Entertainment Television from 29 June 2015. Later, he was replaced by Basant Bhatt after ten years leap in the show on 18 August 2015.[12]


Title Year(s) Character Notes
Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha 2012 Aditya "Addu" Vyas Debut TV series
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? 2012 Aarav Singh Raizada Arnav and Khushi's son
Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev 2012 Grihpati
Hongey Judaa Na Hum 2013 Chintu Rajiv Mishra Supporting role
Buddha 2013 Young Prince Siddhartha Lead role
Beintehaa 2014 Zayed Zain Abdullah Aaliya and Zain son
Suryaputra Karn 2015 Child Karna Lead role
Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi 2016-17 Young Devrath Dixit Flashbacks

Web SeriesEdit

Title Year(s) Character Notes Platform
Yeh Meri Family 2018 Harshal Gupta (Harshu) Main Lead Netflix and TVF
Asur 2020 Shubh Main Lead Voot Select
Scam 1992 2020 Young Harshad Mehta Sony LIV
Asur 2 2021 Shubh Main Lead Voot Select


Title Year Role Notes
Bombay Talkies 2013 Character in "Sheila Ki Jawani"
Madaari 2016 Rohan Goswami

Awards and nominationEdit

Year Recipient Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2014 Indian Television Academy Awards Most Promising Child Star - Male
(Desh Ka Ladla)
Buddha Nominated [13]
2014 Indian Telly Awards Best Child Actor - Male charming Buddha Nominated [14]


  1. ^ Maheswari, Neha (4 August 2015). "10-year-old Vishesh performs all his stunts". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  2. ^ "इरफान खान ने 'मदारी' में जिस बच्चे को किया था किडनैप, अब हो गया इतना बड़ा". (in Hindi). Retrieved 23 July 2020. External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ Indo Asian News Service. "'Suryaputra Karn' Actor Vishesh Bansal: I Want to Be Like Varun Dhawan". India West. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  4. ^ Tellychakkar Team (16 October 2012). "Vishesh Bansal to enter Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon as Arnav's son". Telly Chakkar. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  5. ^ Desai, Purva (11 December 2012). "TV shows that have created hysteria in 2012". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  6. ^ Tellychakkar Team (31 July 2012). "Vishesh Bansal gets replaced in Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha; Shivansh to play Addu henceforth". Telly Chakkar. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  7. ^ Indo Asian News Service (8 August 2015). "Vishesh Bansal aspires to be Varun Dhawan". India TV. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  8. ^ Bhopatkar, Tejashree (9 July 2013). "Vishesh Bansal bags Buddha!". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  9. ^ Sonali Joshi Pitale (4 September 2013). "TV show's young Buddha is being fiercely guarded by the makers". Mid Day. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  10. ^ Bhatia, Saloni (31 May 2015). "Vishesh Bansal to play Karna". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  11. ^ Jain, Kiran (22 July 2015). "Behind-the-scene: Catch the candid moments of 'Suryaputra Karna' actors!". Daily Bhaskar. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  12. ^ Indo Asian News Service (18 August 2015). "'Suryaputra Karn' to take 10-year leap". The Indian Express. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  13. ^ "Indian Television Academy Awards 2014 Top 5 Nominees". Indian Television Academy Awards. 13 October 2014. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  14. ^ "Indian Telly Awards 2014 - Nominees and Winners". Indian Telly Awards. 2014. Retrieved 28 October 2015.

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