Kushal Tandon

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Kushal Tandon
Kushal Tandon at CPAA.jpg
Kushal Tandon as Virat with Cancer Patients Aid Association has a cousin sister mrunal tandon
Born (1985-03-28) 28 March 1985 (age 33)
Alma materHansraj College, University of Delhi University of Lucknow
OccupationActor, Model
Years active2005–present

Kushal Tandon is an Indian model and actor known for his portrayal of Virat Singh Vadhera in Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai and Arjun Sharma in Beyhadh.


Tandon comes from a Punjabi family which has been settled in Uttar Pradesh after migrating from West Punjab.[2]


Tandon was the first runner-up of Grasim Mr. India contest held in January 2005.[3] Upon return from the United States after his acting course, he was offered a role in the show Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai, to play the role of Virat Singh Vadera opposite Nia Sharma.[4] During the show, he shaved off his hair to show his support for a bald young cancer patient.[5][6]

In 2012, he was ranked sixth in Eastern Eye UK magazine's list of 50 Sexiest Asian Men 2012.[7][8] Later the same year, Tandon participated in Nach Baliye 5 (season of 2012-13) where his partner was Elena Boeva.[9] In 2013, he participated in the seventh season of the reality television show Bigg Boss.[10] In 2014, Tandon was seen in the music video song "Zaroori Tha" along with girlfriend Gauahar Khan. He also featured opposite Jennifer Winget and Aneri Vajani in Sony TV's Beyhadh.[11] He is currently seen as Rahul in the Alt Balaji webseries, 'Hum'.


Year Show Character Channel
2011 Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Virat Singh Vadhera Star Plus
2012 Nach Baliye 5 Contestant
2013 Bigg Boss 7 Colors TV
2014 Khatron Ke Khiladi 5
2016 Beyhadh Arjun Sharma Sony TV
2018 Hum - I'm Because of Us Rahul Nanda Alt Balaji


Year Award Category Show
2012 Indian Telly Awards Best Fresh New Face (Male) Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai
2017 Lions Gold Awards Best Actor Beyhadh


  1. ^ "Not a man's world". The Times of India. 17 February 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  2. ^ Staff, India West (20 October 2014). "Why did Gauahar Khan and Kushal Tandon Break Up?". India West. Retrieved 2016-07-15.
  3. ^ "Adonis with brains". Retrieved 3 September 2013.
  4. ^ "I don't like being judged by people - Kushal Tandon". The Times of India. 17 February 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Would Tv actors go bald for a role?". Retrieved 13 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Hrithik and Kushal Tandon make Sunaina Roshan proud". Retrieved 13 December 2013.
  7. ^ "Ek Hazaaron Main Meri Behna Hai Fame Kushal Tandon labelled 6th most sexiest Asian men by London Weekly". Retrieved 13 December 2013.
  8. ^ "Kushal Tandon". Retrieved 13 December 2013.
  9. ^ "Kushal Tandon says no to wild card entry to nach baliye 5". 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  10. ^ "Kushal wishes Gauahar on her birthday with roses".
  11. ^ "Watch: Kushal Tandon saves Jennifer Winget from fire on Beyhadh sets".