Akashdeep Saigal (born 29 October 1974) is an Indian model and a television actor. He is known for playing the role of Ansh Gujral on serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi on Star Plus. He was a contestant on the reality show Bigg Boss in 2011.
Saigal's father and older brother are lawyers. He also has a sister, Madhu Bhatia who lives in Dubai. During his modeling days he dated Madhu Sapre for 6 months, choreographer - director Farah Khan for 2 years and Shazahn Padamsee for 3 years. He took the alias 'Sky' as it is how his close friends address him.
Akash won 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. He had participated in the first season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, a dance competition on Sony Entertainment Television channel.
- 1999 Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi as Ronnie
- 2003 Supari as Mushy
- 2009 Ayan as Kamalesh (Tamil film)
- 2014 Sultanat (Pakistani Film)
- 2017 Kavan as Kalyan (Tamil film)
- 2019 100 (Tamil film)
|2004–08||Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi||Ansh Virani / Ansh Gujral / Eklavya Virani||Star Plus||Negative Role|
|2005||Kkusum||Trishul Kapoor||Sony TV|
|Time Bomb 9/11||Usmaan Bin Laden||Zee TV|
|2006||Fear Factor India||Contestant||Sony TV||Eliminated|
|Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 1|
|2007–08||Kuchh Is Tara||Ranbir Nanda||Lead Role|
|2008||Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki||Kans||9X||Supporting Role|
|Kaho Na Yaar Hai||Contestant||Star Plus||Eliminated|
|Comedy Circus||Sony TV|
|Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket||9X|
|2009||Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao||Sony TV|
|2011||Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout|
|2011–12||Bigg Boss 5||Colors TV||Finalist|
|2017||Sher-e-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh||Peer Muhammad||Life OK||Negative Role|
- Dare to play devil?, Mumbai Mirror Archived 3 September 2012 at Archive.today. Mumbaimirror.com. Retrieved on 2011-11-03.
- Pisharoty, Sangeeta Barooah (16 December 2004). "Ansh... Knocked Off". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 7 May 2005. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
- Pisharoty, Sangeeta Barooah (6 September 2004). "A finger in every pie". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 15 March 2008. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
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