Amit Sadh

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Amit Sadh
Amit Sadh at the launch of Manasi Scott's album 'Manasi - The Ideal Woman'.jpg
Sadh at the launch of Manasi Scott's album Manasi - The Ideal Woman in 2016
Born (1983-06-05) 5 June 1983 (age 38)[1]
Nationality India
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)

Amit Sadh (born 5 June 1983) is an Indian actor. He is known for his roles in films such as Kai Po Che (2013), the comedy Guddu Rangeela (2015), and the political thriller Sarkar 3 (2017). He began his acting career from Star Plus teen drama Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr, and later appeared in television reality show Bigg Boss (Hindi Season 1). He has also played the role of Kshitij, a lawyer, in Shobna Desai's soap opera Durgesh Nandinii that aired on Sony Entertainment Television. Amit was recently seen playing the role of chief investigating officer in Amazon Prime's web-series Breathe (2018) and its second season Breathe: Into the Shadows (2020) playing the role of Inspector Kabir Sawant.[3] In the new series Avrodh the Siege Within on Sony Liv, he plays Major Videep Singh.[4]

Early life[edit]

Sadh was born on 5 June 1979 in Delhi.[1][2] He completed his graduation from La Martiniere College, Lucknow.[2] Sadh's father Ram Chandra Dogra, was a national-level hockey player. Sadh lost his father when he was only 16 years old.[5]

His family home is in Punjab. At the age of 21, he left home and moved to Mumbai to become an actor.[6]

Career[edit]

Television career (2002–2008)[edit]

Sadh's first major role was in Neena Gupta production's Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr, where he portrayed the character of Aditya. He then starred in the series Kohinoor.[7] He appeared as a contestant on the reality show Bigg Boss.[8] Sadh participated in the original seasons of Nach Baliye and Fear Factor.[9]

Film career (2010–present)[edit]

Amit Sadh has played key supporting roles in several movies. He worked in Kai Po Che! (2013) playing the role of a priest's son alongside Amrita Puri, Rajkummar Rao and Sushant Singh Rajput. In Sultan he played the role of a businessman alongside Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma. He appeared in Gold as Raghubir Pratap Singh (based on real life character on K. D. Singh Babu) alongside Akshay Kumar and the role of Shakuntala Devi's son-in-law in the eponymous film of that name.

In 2018, he featured as Inspector Kabir Sawant in the web series Breathe, and reprise his role in Breathe: Into the Shadows.[10] In 2020, he played the role of Major Videep Singh in Avrodh: The Siege Within which was a fictionalized retelling of the 2016 Uri attack and the following surgical strikes.[11] He donned the role of retired Indian Army special forces officer Major Deependra Singh Sengar in Jeet Ki Zid.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Phoonk 2 Ronnie Debut Film
2012 Maximum
2013 Kai Po Che! Omi Shastri
2015 Guddu Rangeela Guddu
2016 Sultan Aakash Oberoi
Akira Sidharth Cameo
Saat Kadam
2017 Running Shaadi Ram Bharose
Sarkar 3 Shivaji Nagre
Raag Desh Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon
2018 Baarish Aur Chowmein Siraj Short Film opposite Taapsee
Gold Raghubir Pratap Singh [13]
Jack and Dil Jack
2019 Super 30 Raghunath
Barot House Amit Barot ZEE5 Original Film[14][15]
2020 Operation Parindey Abhinav Mathur ZEE5 Original Film[16]
Yaara Mohammad Shehriya aka Mitwa ZEE5 Original Film
Shakuntala Devi Ajay Abhaya Kumar Amazon Prime Video

Television shows[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002–2003 Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr Aditya Bhargav
2003 Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat Rohan
2003–2004 Awaz - Dil Se Dil Tak Bhaskar
2004 Kkoi Dil Mein Hai Arjun Punj
Miss India Sahil
Saaksshi Deepak
2004–2005 Guns & Roses Parshuram Bardez
2005 Kohinoor Karan Saxena
Nach Baliye 1 Contestant
2006–2007 Bigg Boss 1
2007 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi
2016 Shockers

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2018 Breathe Kabir Sawant Amazon Prime Video
2020 Breathe: Into the Shadows Kabir Sawant Amazon Prime Video
2020 Avrodh: The Siege Within Major Videep Singh Sony LIV
2021 Jeet Ki Zid[17] Deependra Singh Sengar Zee5

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref(s)
2020 Filmfare OTT Awards Best Supporting Actor (Male) (Drama Series) Breathe: Into the Shadows Won [18][19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b After Hrs Correspondent (5 June 2018). "My concept of a birthday is very different: Amit Sadh". DNA. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b c HT Brunch (10 October 2013). "Personal Agenda: Amit Sadh, actor". hindustan Times. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Amit Sadh on the success of Breathe Into The Shadows: I have never got this kind of response". The Indian Express. A. Kameshwari. 15 July 2020. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  4. ^ Maru, Vibha. "Avrodh The Siege Within Review: Neeraj Kabi, Amit Sadh go back to Uri 2016 in new series". India Today. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  5. ^ K. Jha, Subhash (18 August 2018). "Amit Sadh based his Gold character on his father". AsianAge. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  6. ^ Roshni K Olivera (15 May 2007). "Amit Sadh's back home in Punjab". Times of India. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  7. ^ Sehnaz, Sabiha (26 June 2004). "Interview with Amit Sadh".
  8. ^ "Big Boss". Sony Entertainment Television (India). Archived from the original on 1 January 2007. Retrieved 5 January 2007.
  9. ^ Chandrawanshi, Ruchi (16 December 2020). "Amit Sadh shares 'before-after' picture; thanks fans for support throughout his career". Republic World. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  10. ^ Kameshwari, A. (15 July 2020). "Amit Sadh on the success of Breathe Into The Shadows: I have never got this kind of response". The Indian Express. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  11. ^ "Avrodh The Siege Within trailer: Amit Sadh impresses in web series on Uri surgical strike". Hindustan Times. 10 July 2020. Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  12. ^ Shekhar, Mimansa (29 January 2021). "Amit Sadh's Jeet Ki Zid is a tribute to 'the army behind the army'". The Indian Express. Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  13. ^ Sreeju Sudhakaran (1 July 2017). "Akshay Kumar reveals his look for Reema Kagti's Gold and it's pure vintage". bollywoodlife. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
  14. ^ Barot House on Zee5
  15. ^ "Barot House: Amit Sadh's upcoming suspense drama to premiere on 7 August on Zee5- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 4 July 2019. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  16. ^ Operation Parindey on Zee5
  17. ^ "Jeet Ki Zid release LIVE UPDATES: Fans declare Amit Sadh web series a blockbuster". The Indian Express. 22 January 2021. Retrieved 23 January 2021.
  18. ^ "Filmfare OTT Awards 2020: Big Night For Paatal Lok And The Family Man. Complete List Of Winners". NDTV.com. Retrieved 20 December 2020.
  19. ^ "Winners of the Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards". filmfare.com. Retrieved 20 December 2020.

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