Amar Upadhyay at FHM 100 Sexiest Women 2011 Party
|Born||1 August 1976|
|Occupation||Actor / Model|
|Years active||1992 – present|
Amar Upadhyay is an Indian model, film and television actor. The role which gave Amar his major breakthrough and is well known for is of Mihir Virani from the popular serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi on Star Plus channel.
In 1994, some of his photographs appeared in Stardust magazine, which lead to Jaya Bachchan offering him the TV series Dekh Bhai Dekh. This was followed by numerous TV series like, Arzoo, Suhana Safar, Tulsi, Kalash and Aruna Irani's Mehndi Tere Naam Ki. Eventually, he became famous in 2000 with mega TV daily soap, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2000). In fact, when his character Mihir 'died' in 2001, it was followed by protest marches, the TV channel's head office was flooded with phone-calls and letters, eventually his character came back to life, and he is still recounted amongst TV superstars.
After his success in television he ventured into film with Dahshat 2003, followed by a big launch, Dhund – The Fog (2003), along with Aditi Govitrikar, directed by Sham Ramsay, though later he also appeared in J.P. Dutta's war movie, LOC Kargil (2003), his film career did not turn out as expected.
- Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai .... Dhananjay Singhania (cameo as Ranveer's Lawyer) (18 November 2009)
- Doli Saja Ke .... Samar (2009)
- Dhoop Mein Thandi Chaav...Maa ... Shekar (2009)
- Chand Ke Paar Chalo .... Arjun Oberoi (2008)
- Viraasat .... Kunal Kharbanda (2006)
- Censor .... as Himself (2001)
- Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi .... Mihir Mansukh Virani (2000–2002)
- Mehndi Tere Naam Ki .... Akshat (2001–2002)
- Kasautii Zindagii Kay .... Mahesh Bajaj (2001–2008)
- Kalash....as Ram
- Saathiya - Pyar ka Naya Ehsaas .... Kshitij Singhania (2004)
- Dekh Bhai Dekh .... Saahil(1993)
- Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand Rohit Sharma/Dev Mallik(2004)
- Ek Thhi Naayka .... Mukesh Mehta (2013)
- As Contestant
|2013||Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi ki||himself|
- 13B .... (2009)
- Jodi Kya Banayi Wah Wah Ramji .... Vishal (2003)
- LOC Kargil .... Captain Vijayanth Thapar(2003)
- Dhund: The Fog .... Sameer (2003)
- Dahshat .... Vicky (2000)
- Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge! .... Ajay/Devdas (2009)
- "lodi road" .....Inspector(2013)
- "AMAR UPADHYAY Even today I'm called Mihir". Screen. 16 July 2004.
- Sahu, Deepika (21 August 2007). "Who's the biggest superstar on TV?". The Times of India.
- "Dead man walking: Amar Upadhyay". The Times of India. 13 July 2001.
- "Mystery in the mist: `Dhund – The Fog', a musical murder mystery..". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 20 February 2003.
- "Playing safe with Amar Upadhyay". Rediff.com Movies. 15 March 2002.
- "Part Deux". The Indian Express. 9 December 2008.
- "Amar Upadhyay Bigg Boss Season 5". biggboss.in.com. Retrieved 11 October 2011.
- Filmography Bollywood Hungama.