Akashdeep Saigal

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Akashdeep Saigal
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Born Akashdeep Saigal
(1974-10-29) 29 October 1974 (age 39)
Mumbai, India
Other names Sky Walker
Occupation Model and Actor
Years active 1997–present

Akashdeep Saigal aka 'Sky Walker' (born 29 October 1974)[1] is an Indian model and a television actor. He is well known for playing the role of Ansh Gujral on popular serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi on Star Plus.[2] He was most recently seen in the Indian Television's Reality Show "Bigg Boss" Season 5 from October 2011 to January 7, 2012.

Personal life[edit]

He studied at the S.S. Sahani High school and graduated at MMK College in Commerce. His father and brother are lawyers.[3] He also has a sister, Madhu Bhatia who lives in Dubai.[4] During his modeling days he dated Madhu Sapre for 6 months, choreographer - director Farah Khan for 2 years and Shazahn Padamsee for 3 years.[5][6] He took the alias 'Sky Walker' on the suggestion of his numerologist for better career prospects.[7]

Career[edit]

Akash shot to fame as the winner of the Gladrags Manhunt Contestant, supermodel of the year in 1998. The same year he appeared on the 1998 music video for Shweta Shetty's Deewane to Deewane Hain. He started his acting career with the film Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi (1999). He made his debut on small screen with the popular serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi on Star Plus.[8] He had participated in the first season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, a dance competition on Sony Entertainment Television channel.[9]

In 2009, he has played the role of the villain in Tamil blockbuster hit Ayan.

Filmography[edit]

Fiction Shows[edit]

  1. Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Ansh Virani/ Ansh Gujral / Eklavya Virani (STAR Plus, 2000) (TV Serial)
  2. Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki as Kansa (9X, July 7, 2008) (TV Serial)
  3. Kuchh Is Tara as Ranbeer Nanda (Sony 2007-2008) (TV Serial)
  4. Time Bomb 9/11 as Usmaan (Zee TV, 2006) (TV Serial)

Reality Shows[edit]

Year Show Place Channel
2006
Fear Factor
N/A Sony TV
2006
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 1
5th Place
2008
Comedy Circus
5th Place
2009
Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao
4th Place
2009
Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket
Paired with Bengali Beauty Debbie Majumder[10] and evicted due to health issue.
9X
2011
Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout
Runner-Up
Imagine TV
2011
Bigg Boss (season 5)
4th Place
Evicted Day 98
Colors TV

Films[edit]

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