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Gautam Gulati
Gautam Gulati at the screening of ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’.jpg
Gulati at the screening of Shubh Mangal Savdhan, 2017
Born (1987-11-28) 28 November 1987 (age 33)
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • TV host
  • model
Years active2008–Present

Gautam Gulati (born 27 November 1987) is an Indian film and TV actor known for his comical role in Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani and Diya Aur Baati Hum. In 2014, he participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 8[1] and emerged as the winner.[2]

He appeared in Rakesh Mehta's short film Darpok, which was screened at the 67th Cannes Film Festival,[3] and in Siddhartha-The Buddha where he played the role of Devadutta.[3] He played Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri in Mohammad Azharuddin's biopic Azhar.[4] His last project was Behen Hogi Teri, where he played the role of Rahul. In 2019 he portrayed the role of a RAW Agent in Operation Cobra, a web series on Eros Now.

Early life[edit]

Gulati was born on 27 November 1987 and he hails from Delhi.[5][3][6]

Career[edit]

Gulati started his acting career in television with the 2008 series Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki where he played Duryodhana.[7] He later played one of the supporting roles in Zee TV's Kasamh Se and played Varun which was by Ekta Kapoor.[8] Later in the same year he played Tejj in Star Plus show Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna.[9]

In 2010 he was selected to play a gay character Shaurya Khanna in Star One's Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani.[10] From 2011 to 2014, he played Vikram Rathi in Star Plus' longest running show Diya Aur Baati Hum. In September 2014, he participated in the reality show Bigg Boss in its eighth season as a celebrity contestant.[11] He survived for 19 weeks until he emerged as the winner.[12][13]

In 2015, Gulati hosted a show named MTV Big F.[14] He later made his entry in Bollywood with the film Azhar which released in April 2016.[15]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Ref.
2008 Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Duryodhana [16]
2008–2009 Kasamh Se Varun Sahil Bali [9]
2008–2010 Tujh Sang Preet Lagayi Sajna Teji [9]
2010–2011 Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani Shaurya Khanna [9]
2010 CID Abhimanyu [9]
2011–2014 Diya Aur Baati Hum Vikram Arun Rathi [17]
2012 Nach Baliye 5 Guest (as Vikram) [9]
2013 Nach Baliye 6 [9]
2014–2015 Bigg Boss 8 Contestant/Winner [18]
2015 Farah Ki Dawat Guest [19]
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 [20]
Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan [21]
MTV Big F Host [22]
Bigg Boss 9 Guest [23]
2016 Bigg Boss 10 [24]
2017 The Kapil Sharma Show Guest [25]
2018 Bigg Boss 12 [26]
2019 Bigg Boss 13 [27]
2020 [28]
Mujhse Shaadi Karoge Host [29]
2021 Bigg Boss 15 Guest [30]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Ref.
2014 Darpok Jogi [31]
Siddhartha-The Buddha Devadutta [32]
2016 Azhar Ravi Shastri [33]
2017 Behen Hogi Teri Rahul [34]
2020 Virgin Bhanupriya Shartiya / Abhimanyu [35]
2021 Radhe Girgit [36]

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Platform Ref.
2019 Operation Cobra Karan Singh (RAW Agent) Eros Now [37]

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Singer(s) Album Label Ref.
2015 Teddy Bear Kanika Kapoor, Ikka Singh The Big Indian Wedding Zee Music Company [38]
2020 Besharam Bewaffa B Praak - T-Series [39]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Show Result
2014 13th Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Comedy) Diya Aur Baati Hum Nominated[40]
2015 8th Boroplus Gold Awards Most Fit Male Actor Bigg Boss 8 Nominated
Indian Television Academy Awards Most Stylish Male in Reality Series Won[41]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bigg Boss winners 'Lost and Found'".
  2. ^ "Gautam Gulati is a TV actor who appears on Diya aur Baati Hum. This maybe his ticket to stardom". Archived from the original on 21 December 2014. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "Gautam Gulati Turns 27, Rare and Unseen Photos". IBTIMES. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Gautam Gulati set to play Ravi Shastri". Zee News. 5 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Gautam Gulati - Official Twitter handle". Twitter. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  6. ^ "10 drool-worthy photos of birthday boy Gautam Gulati". India Today. 27 November 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  7. ^ "Watch: Gautam Gulati's Duryodhan act can put Puneet Issar to shame". 12 November 2014.
  8. ^ "Was never offered MS Dhoni's biopic, says Gautam Gulati". The Economic Times. 6 September 2015. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g "Gautam Gulati's Bollywood Debut will be a Hit, Say Fans". IB Times. 22 March 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  10. ^ "Actors who played gay characters on TV". The Times of India. 9 January 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2019.
  11. ^ "Gautam Gulati to enter Bigg Boss, Karan Goddwani replaces him in 'Diya Aur Baati Hum'". DNA. 8 September 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
  12. ^ "Gautam Gulati wins Bigg Boss 8, beats Karishma in the finale". Hindustan Times. 31 January 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
  13. ^ "Gautam: I regret going into the bathroom with Diandra in Bigg Boss". Rediff. 1 February 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
  14. ^ "Bigg Boss winner Gautam Gulati is back with Big F". India.com. 11 September 2015. Retrieved 12 October 2015.
  15. ^ "Bigg Boss 8 winner Gautam Gulati to play cricketer-turned-commentator in Azhar". Indian Express. 28 March 2016. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
  16. ^ "Watch: Gautam Gulati's Duryodhan act can put Puneet Issar to shame". Dainik Bhaskar. Retrieved 12 November 2014.
  17. ^ "Gautam Gulati to enter Bigg Boss, Karan Goddwani replaces him in 'Diya Aur Baati Hum'". DNA. 8 September 2014.
  18. ^ "Bigg Boss 8 Day 5: Praneet turns dominant, fights with Gautam Gulati". The Times of India. 26 September 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
  19. ^ "Farah Ki Daawat: When Alia Bhatt and Gautam Gulati were tied to each other". The Times of India. 10 April 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  20. ^ "Not a wild card entry: Gautam Gulati on 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded' appearance!". DNA. 22 September 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  21. ^ "Gautam Gulati to appear on 'Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan 2'; creates hilarious dubsmash video with Parth Samthaan". IB Times. 7 October 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  22. ^ "Gautam Gulati to debut as a host on TV". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  23. ^ "'Bigg Boss 9', day 34: Salman Khan rebukes Prince; Gautam Gulati enters the house". News18. 15 November 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  24. ^ "BB10: Mandana Karimi, Gautam Gulati to give contestants a piece of their mind on Weekend Ka Vaar". India Today. 26 November 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  25. ^ "Rajkummar Rao, Shruti Haasan, Gautam Gulati On The Sets Of The Kapil Sharma Show". 29 May 2017.
  26. ^ "Bigg Boss 12: Gautam Gulati, Kamya Punjabi and Priyank Sharma enter the house; contestants get an opportunity to regain their lost prize money". The Times of India. 28 December 2018. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  27. ^ "Bigg Boss 13 Weekend Ka Vaar highlights: Tehseen is out, Salman reprimands Mahira for targeting Sidharth, Gautam Gulati enters". India Tooday. 10 November 2019. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  28. ^ "Bigg Boss 13: Shehnaaz Gill Showers Gautam Gulati With Kisses & Hugs, Dances With Him On 'Dil Diyan Gallan'". ABP News. 18 January 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  29. ^ "Mujhse Shaadi Karoge: Gautam Gulati slams Shehnaaz Gill for disrespecting the contestants". India Today. 28 February 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  30. ^ "Gautam Gulati, Kamya Punjabi, Rashami and Devoleena to give Bigg Boss 15 contestants a reality check". The Indian Express. 1 November 2021. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  31. ^ "'Bigg Boss 8': Gautam Gulati Turns 27, Rare and Unseen Photos". www.ibtimes.co.in. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  32. ^ "'Bigg Boss 8': Gautam Gulati Turns 27, Rare and Unseen Photos". www.ibtimes.co.in. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  33. ^ "Gautam Gulati hopes for good films after 'Azhar'". The Indian Express. 27 April 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  34. ^ "Gautam Gulati joins the star cast of Behen Hogi Teri". The Indian Express. 4 December 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  35. ^ "'Virgin Bhanupriya' Trailer Video: Urvashi Rautela, Rumana Molla, Gautam Gulati starrer 'Virgin Bhanupriya' Official Trailer Video". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  36. ^ "Gautam Gulati on Salman Khan's Radhe: Can't thank God enough for this opportunity". The Indian Express. 24 November 2019. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  37. ^ "Operation Cobra: A riveting tale of a RAW agent". DNA India. 15 February 2019. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  38. ^ "Make Way For Gautam Gulati And Kanika Kapoor's New Music Video!". Desimartini. 26 August 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  39. ^ "Besharam Bewaffa Brings To Life Another Side Of Divya Khosla Kumar". NDTV.com. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  40. ^ "13th Indian Telly Awards: Vote Appeal from Gautam and Naveen for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Comedy) category". 6 September 2014.
  41. ^ "ITA Awards 2015 Complete Winners List: Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Meri Aashiqui., Saathiya Shine". Oneindia. 7 September 2015.

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