Amit Varma (actor)

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This article is about the actor. For the writer, see Amit Varma.
Amit Varma
Born Amit Varma
(1983-10-06) 6 October 1983 (age 33)
Mumbai, India
Occupation Actor

Amit Varma (born 6 October 1983) is an Indian television actor, best known for his role as Vishwamitra (aka Vish) Kelkar on the television show Hotel Kingston on Star One (Life Ok). He has played the role of a protagonist on four television shows and a film (Detective Nani). He has also acted as an antagonist in the film Kismat Konnection opposite Vidya Balan.

Early life[edit]

Varma was born and brought up in Mumbai. He attended Don Bosco School in Matunga and HMPS later in his school-life when he moved to Andheri. He has earned a B.A. degree from Mithibai College in Mumbai

Career[edit]

Varma started his career as a stage actor. He participated in famous shows like Tash ke Patte directed by Kader Khan. Later he decided to move on to modeling and Birla gave him his first break. After doing few more ads like Lifebuoy, VIP, Airtel and Close up, he got his first break on television in the comic show Khichdi on Star One for the character of Raju. However, it wasn't until few more years that he was fully noticed, and finally got the role of Vish in Hotel Kingston, his first television show as a lead actor. This show not only brought him fame but it also created a "chocolate-boy image" of him, which is being associated with him till date. The actor made his debut in Tinsel town in 2008 with the movie Kismat Konnection produced by Aziz Mirza, also starring Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor, Vidya Balan, and Juhi Chawla. He was last seen in a Telefilm with Star Plus Teri Meri Love Stories in 2012 where he played a Geek for PLaytime Creations (Paresh Rawal)

Filmography[edit]

Television

Year Show Role Channel
2001–2004 Khichdi (Second season was known as Instant Khichdi) Raju Parekh Star Plus/STAR One
2004 Hotel Kingston Vishwamitra "Vish" Kelkar STAR One
2005 Kituu Sabb Jaantii Hai Rohan Sahara One
2008 Annu Ki Ho Gayee Waah Bhai Waah Ashu STAR One
2008 Baa Bahoo Aur Baby Birju Mehta Star Plus
2012 Saas Bina Sasural Jai Malhotra Sony Entertainment Television (India)
2012 Teri Meri Love Stories Madhav Star Plus
2014 Badi Door Se Aaye Hain BAIR officer Sab TV

Films

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Kismat Konnection Karan Released
2006 Detective Naani Rohan Released
2014 Singham Returns Released

Episodics

Year Title Role Channel
Aahat Vikrant Sony TV
Man Mein Hai Visshwas Akshat Sony TV
Mano Ya Na Mano Ravikant STAR One
Shararat Rocky Star Plus
Son Pari Prince Charming Star Plus

Music videos

Year Title
2006 Challa
Koffee With Kishore--"Haan Pehli Baar"
2009 Boondh by Rajshree Agarwal

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