Harshad Chopda

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Harshad Chopda
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Born
Harshad Chopda

(1983-05-17) 17 May 1983 (age 36)[1]
ResidenceMumbai, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active2006–present

Harshad Chopda (born 17 May 1983) is an Indian actor known for his portrayal of Cadet Ali Baig in Left Right Left, Prem Juneja in Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil, Anurag Ganguly in Tere Liye and Aditya Hooda in Bepannah.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Chopda started his acting career in 2006 with Zee TV's Mamta where he played Karan Srivastav. From 2006 to 2007, he portrayed Cadet Ali Baig in SAB TV's Left Right Left. Next, he joined Sony TV's Amber Dhara as Akshat Mehra opposite Kashmira Irani.[4]

From 2008 to 2010, he played Prem Juneja in Star Plus's Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil opposite Additi Gupta.[5]

From 2010 to 2011, Chopda portrayed Anurag Ganguly in Star Plus's Tere Liye opposite Anupriya Kapoor for which, he won the Indian Television Academy Award for GR8! Performer Of The Year and the Indian Telly Award for Best Actor Popular.[6]

From 2011 to 2012, he played Mohan Gala in NDTV Imagine's Dharampatni opposite Aasiya Kazi. In 2012, he portrayed Raghavendra Pratap Singh in Life OK's Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava? opposite Sriti Jha and Karanvir Bohra.[7] From 2014 to 2015, he played Sahir Chaudhary in Sony TV's Humsafars opposite Shivya Pathania.[8]

In 2017, Chopda made his film debut as Rahul in 2016 The End co-starring Priya Banerjee, Divyendu Sharma and Kiku Sharda.[9]

In 2018, he came back to television with Colors TV's Bepannah, portraying Aditya Hooda opposite Jennifer Winget.[10] Bepannaah made a successful debut, entering the list of top 5 shows in its very first week.[11] Times of India said “Harshad Chopda is a complete natural and plays his part effortlessly.”[12] India Today said “Harshad nails his character of Aditya with some black humour and hard-hitting one-liners.”[13] Chopda won several accolades for his performance including the Indian Television Academy Award for Best Actor Popular, Asian Viewers Television Award for Male Actor Of The Year and the Lions Gold Award for Best Actor Popular.

Media[edit]

Chopda was listed 16th in Times of India's Top 20 Most Desirable Men on Indian Television 2017.[14]

In 2018, he was placed 19th in Eastern Eye's 50 Sexiest Asian Men List. His chemistry with Jennifer Winget in Bepannah won them the title of Times of India's Most Favourite Onscreen Jodi of 2018.[15] Next, Chopda topped Biz Asia's TV Personality List 2018.[16] He was also ranked 8th in Times of India's Top 20 Most Desirable Men on Indian Television 2018.[17]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Show Role
2006 Mamta Karan Srivastav
2006–2007 Left Right Left Cadet Ali Baig
2007 Amber Dhara Akshat Mehra
2008–2010 Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil Prem Juneja/Gaurav Sharma
2010–2011 Tere Liye Anurag Ganguly
2011–2012 Dharampatni Mohan Gala
2012 Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava? Raghavendra Pratap Singh
2014–2015 Humsafars Sahir Azim Chaudhary
2018 Bepannah Aditya Hooda

Films[edit]

Year Film Role Director Reference
2017 2016 The End Rahul Jaideep Chopra [18]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Chopda has received numerous nominations and awards, including two Indian Television Academy Awards, one Indian Telly Award, one Asian Viewers Television Award and one Lions Gold Award.

Harshad Chopda awards and nominations
Totals[a]
Wins5
Nominations11
  1. ^ Certain award groups do not simply award one winner. They recognize several different recipients, have runners-up and have third place. Since this is a specific recognition and is different from losing an award, runner-up mentions are considered wins in this award tally. Awards in certain categories do not have prior nominations and only winners are announced by the jury. For simplification and to avoid errors, each award in this list has been presumed to have had a prior nomination.
Year Award Category Show Result Reference
2008 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor In Leading Role Male (Popular) Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil Nominated
2009 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor (Popular) Nominated
2010 Best Actor (Jury) Tere Liye Nominated
GR8! Performer Of The Year (Male) Won [19]
Indian Telly Awards Best Actor In Leading Role Male (Popular) Won [20]
2018 Gold Awards Most Fit Actor N/A Nominated
Best Actor Bepannah Nominated
Best Jodi

(With Jennifer Winget)

Nominated
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won [21][22]
Asian Viewers Television Awards Male Actor Of The Year Won [23]
2019 Lions Gold Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won [24]
Indian Telly Awards Best Actor In Leading Role Male (Popular) Nominated
Best Jodi

(With Jennifer Winget)

Nominated
Gold Awards Most Fit Actor N/A Nominated
Most Stylish Actor N/A Nominated
TV Personality Of The Year (Male) N/A Nominated

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Five impressive performances of birthday boy Harshad Chopda". The Indian Express. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Bepannaah actor Harshad Chopda: I enjoy solitude but I am not a lonely man". The Indian Express.
  3. ^ "From Karan Patel to Harshad Chopda: These popular TV actors who are ageing in reverse, see pics". m.timesofindia.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  4. ^ "This is what the cast of 'Left Right Left' is up to". The Times of India.
  5. ^ "Lucknow's aura holds a different charm: Harshad Chopda". The Times of India.
  6. ^ "Happy Birthday Harshad Chopda: Here's taking a look at the actor's journey from Left Right Left to Bepannaah". Pinkvilla.
  7. ^ "Harshad Chopda: I try not to get affected by rumors". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "Harshad Chopda returns with unconventional love story 'Humsafars'". The Times of India.
  9. ^ "Will cherish the experience: Harshad Chopda on his debut film". Hindustan Times.
  10. ^ "Harshad Chopda on Bepannaah: My character Aditya is a perfectionist with a passion for life". Pinkvilla.
  11. ^ "Jennifer Winget and Harshad Chopda's Bepannaah makes a smashing debut; rakes in ratings". India Today.
  12. ^ "Review: Jennifer Winget and Harshad Chopda's Bepannaah breaks stereotypes with its unique story". The Times of India.
  13. ^ "Bepannaah Review: Harshad Chopda and Jennifer Winget shine!". India Today.
  14. ^ "Meet The Times 20 Most Desirable Men on TV". The Times of India.
  15. ^ "Jennifer Winget and Harshad Chopda voted as the Most Favourite Onscreen Jodi of 2018". The Times of India.
  16. ^ "Harshad Chopda crowned TV Personality 2018". Biz Asia.
  17. ^ "Top 20 Most Desirable Men on Indian Television 2018". The Times of India.
  18. ^ "Here's Harshad Chopda's first look from his film, 2016 The End". Bollywood Life.
  19. ^ "Indian Television Academy Awards 2010 | Winners". Gr8! Mag.
  20. ^ "The Tenth Indian Telly Awards Winners". Telly Awards.
  21. ^ "ITA Awards 2018: Harshad Chopda, Divyanka Tripathi, Surbhi Chandna walk away with trophies!". ABP Live.
  22. ^ "Indian Television Academy Awards 2018 | Winners". The Indian Express.
  23. ^ "AVTA 2018: Winners List". Biz Asia.
  24. ^ "Harshad Chopda thanks fans for all the love for Bepannaah as he wins at the Lions Gold Awards". Pinkvilla.

External links[edit]

Harshad Chopda on IMDb