Angad Bedi

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Angad Bedi
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Bedi at the Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards in 2019
Born
Angad Singh Bedi

(1983-02-06) 6 February 1983 (age 39)[1]
Occupation
  • Actor
  • model
Years active2004—present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2018)
Children2
Parent(s)Bishan Singh Bedi (father)

Angad Singh Bedi (born 6 February 1983) is an Indian actor and former model. He made his debut with Kaya Taran in 2004, an adaptation of a Malayalam short story by N. S. Madhavan, Vanmarangal Veezhumpol (When the Big Trees Fall). He has done the film F.A.L.T.U in 2011 and known for his roles in Pink (2016), Dear Zindagi (2016) and Tiger Zinda Hai (2017).

Early life[edit]

Bedi was born to former Indian cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi. Angad Bedi has one elder sister, Neha, and two older half-siblings from Bishan's previous marriage – a half-sister named Gillinder and a half-brother named Gavasinder.[2] He played cricket up to Under-19 level for Delhi. He studied at Gyan Bharati School, Saket, New Delhi and graduated from St. Stephen's College, Delhi.[3][2] Subsequently, he began a career in modelling, and ventured into acting.[4]

Career[edit]

Bedi started his career with the film Kaya Taran, directed by Sashi Kumar in 2004.[5] The film was set against the backdrop of 2002 Gujarat riots and 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The film won the Aravindan Puraskaram, given to the best maiden film-maker, for 2004[6] and Bedi's performance in the film was appreciated.[7]

In 2005, he appeared in a cooking show called Cook Na Kaho on Star One as a host. He hosted Extraaa Innings T20 in 2010, a show telecasted in between the match sessions during the Indian Premier League (IPL) along with Ayushmann Khurrana. He appeared as a contestant in Season 3 of Colors' show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi. He also hosted the first season of the reality television show Emotional Atyachar on UTV Bindass before being replaced by Pravesh Rana.

He returned to Bollywood in 2011 with the film F.A.L.T.U, directed by Remo D'Souza. Angad is best known for his performances in works such as Ungli (2014) and PINK (2016).[8][9] He was also seen In Tiger Zinda Hai with Salman Khan.[10]

In 2017 he starred as lead in Amazon original series Inside Edge.[11][12]

He was also a part of the film Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, the biopic of the Indian Air Force Pilot Gunjan Saxena, where he played the role of her brother as well as the film Soorma, the biopic of Sandeep Singh, the former captain of the Indian Hockey Team, where he played the role of his brother as well. The actor has been the part of "The Zoya Factor".[13]

Personal life[edit]

In 2012, Bedi got arrested in a case of allegedly consuming drugs at a rave party at a Suburban Juhu Hotel. He tested positive along with 85 others for the consumption of cannabis and ecstasy[14] and was later released on bail.[15]

Angad Bedi broke up with Nora Fatehi and began dating Neha Dhupia and the couple decided to get married in a private ceremony at a Gurudwara on 10 May 2018. The couple have a daughter born on 18 November 2018 and a son born on 3rd October 2021.[16]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2004 Kaya Taran Preet [17]
2011 F.A.L.T.U Niranjan "Nanj" Nair [18]
2013 Rangeelay Ricky Punjabi language film [19]
2014 Ungli Kalim [20]
2016 Pink Rajveer Singh [citation needed]
Dear Zindagi Sid [21]
2017 Tiger Zinda Hai Namit Khanna [22]
2018 Soorma Bikramjeet Singh [23]
2019 The Zoya Factor Robin Rawal [24]
2020 Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl Anshuman Saxena Netflix release due to COVID [25]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2005 Cook Na Kaho Host [26]
2010 Extraaa Innings T20 Host [27]
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Contestant Season 3 [28]
2011 Emotional Atyachar Host Season 1 [29]
2016 24 Dhruv Awasthi [30]

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Platform Ref.
2017 Inside Edge Arvind Vashishth Amazon Prime Video [31]
2019 The Verdict - State vs. Nanavati Karl Jamshed Khandalavala ALTBalaji, ZEE5 [32]
Inside Edge (Season 2) Arvind Vashishth Amazon Prime Video [33]
2020 Mum Bhai Bhaskar Shetty ALTBalaji, ZEE5 [34]

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Singer(s) Label Ref.
2021 Baithe Baithe Stebin Ben, Danish Sabri, Aishwarya Pandit Zee Music Company [35]
Main Bhi Barbaad Yasser Desai Saregama [36]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi age and date of birth: All details about the celebrity couple". Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Photo: Angad Bedi wishes father Bishan Singh Bedi on birthday". 25 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Yuvraj Singh bats for Angad Bedi's new movie - Times of India".
  4. ^ "Quick 5 with Angad Bedi".
  5. ^ "The Sunday Tribune - Books". www.tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 17 August 2020.
  6. ^ "Sashi Kumar". Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 17 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Angad Bedi does well in Kaya Taran". Rediff. Retrieved 17 August 2020.
  8. ^ Rodricks, Allan Moses (16 September 2016). "Angad Singh Bedi: 'Pink is the new black'". The Hindu.
  9. ^ "Pink is actually for the men: Angad Bedi". 16 September 2016.
  10. ^ "Angad Bedi to get trained under a professional trainer for Tiger Zinda Hai". Bollywood Hungama. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  11. ^ "Angad Bedi reveals he got inspired from MS Dhoni for his role in 'Inside Edge'". Daily News and Analysis. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  12. ^ Kaushal, Sweta (15 July 2017). "Hope someone casts Richa Chadha with me in a film: Angad Bedi". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  13. ^ "Angad Bedi Reveals Why He Doesn't Show Daughter Mehr's Face On Social Media". Koimoi. 17 April 2021. Retrieved 4 August 2021.
  14. ^ "Rave Party: TV Actress Among 86 Tested Positive for Drugs". outlookindia.com. Retrieved 17 August 2020.
  15. ^ "Juhu rave party: Fashion designer, cricketer's son seek bail". The Times of India. 26 June 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2020.
  16. ^ "Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi are wife and husband now". The Hindustan Times. 10 May 2018.
  17. ^ "Kaya Taran to Punjab1984: Indian cinema's tryst with anti-sikh riots". Hindustan Times. 27 June 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  18. ^ "Angad Bedi makes B'wood debut with FALTU - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  19. ^ "Love gets complicated". Hindustan Times. 18 May 2013.
  20. ^ "After Ungli, Angad Bedi will be seen in a Viacom 18 film". The Indian Express. 21 November 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  21. ^ "Angad Bedi talks about Pink, Dear Zindagi and his increasing female fan following". filmfare.com. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  22. ^ "Tiger Zinda Hai actor Angad Bedi: Salman bhai is such a big superstar, but has the most limited needs". Hindustan Times. 6 January 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  23. ^ "Angad Bedi on Soorma: Grateful for the love I'm getting for Bikramjeet's role". The Indian Express. 25 July 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  24. ^ "The Zoya Factor: Angad Bedi plays a guy high on fashion, says his character is 'gregarious and magnetic'". Hindustan Times. 27 August 2019. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  25. ^ "Gunjan Saxena The Kargil Girl actor Angad Bedi: Anshuman is flawed, but realistic". The Indian Express. 14 August 2020. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  26. ^ "The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum". www.tribuneindia.com.
  27. ^ "'Extra action this IPL!' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  28. ^ "Khatron Ke Khiladi: नेत्रा रघुरमन से लेकर आरती छाबड़िया तक, जानें अब कहां और किस हाल में हैं सारे विनर्स". Navbharat Times (in Hindi). Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  29. ^ "Talkpoint with angad bedi". The Indian Express. 7 December 2009. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  30. ^ "Angad Bedi takes inspiration from the book 'The Power' for his role in 24: Season 2". The Times of India.
  31. ^ Inside Edge Season 1 Review: Hit the right chord, retrieved 2 November 2021
  32. ^ "Ekta Kapoor's The Verdict Trailer Out, Angad Bedi, Manav Kaul Reveal Their Looks from Alt Balaji Series". News18. 1 July 2019. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  33. ^ "Angad Bedi on Inside Edge 2: Arvind Vashishth will rise like a phoenix this time". The Indian Express. 7 December 2019. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  34. ^ "Angad Bedi: Mum Bhai is the story of an underdog". The Indian Express. 9 November 2020. Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  35. ^ "Watch New Hindi Trending Song Music Video - 'Baithe Baithe' Sung By Meet Bros Featuring Mouni Roy And Angad Bedi | Hindi Video Songs - Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 23 September 2021.
  36. ^ "Hina Khan, Angad Bedi look fierce in Main Bhi Barbaad music video teaser. Song out tomorrow". India Today. Retrieved 23 September 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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