29 October 1974
|Other names||Sky Walker|
|Occupation||Model and Actor|
Akashdeep Saigal aka 'Sky Walker' (born 29 October 1974) 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. He was most recently seen in the Indian Television's Reality Show "Bigg Boss" Season 5 from October 2011 to January 7, 2012.
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 Walker' on the suggestion of his numerologist for better career prospects.
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. He had participated in the first season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, a dance competition on Sony Entertainment Television channel.
- Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Ansh Virani / Ansh Gujral / Eklavya Virani (STAR Plus, 2004-2008) (TV Serial)
- Kkusum as Trishul Kapoor (Sony, 2005) (TV Serial)
- Time Bomb 9/11 as Usmaan (Zee TV, 2005) (TV Serial)
- Kuchh Is Tara as Ranbeer Nanda (Sony, 2007-2008) (TV Serial)
- Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki as Kansa (9X, 2008) (TV Serial)
Evicted Day 98
- 1999 Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi as Ronnie
- 2003 Supari as Mushy
- 2009 Ayan as Kamalesh
- 2013 SR
- 2014 Sultanat (2014 film)Pakistani Film
- "Big Boss Season 5 - Biography". Bigbossfive.com. Retrieved 3 December 2011.
- Dare to play devil?, Mumbai Mirror. Mumbaimirror.com. Retrieved on 2011-11-03.
- "Akashdeep Saigal alias 'Sky' - A Profile". Breaking News Online. 1 December 2011. Retrieved 4 September 2014.
- Ansh... Knocked Off. The Hindu. December 16, 2004
- A finger in every pie. The Hindu. September 6, 2004
- "This’ll be my big screen debut: Devdutta". Times of India. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
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