Kushal Tandon

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Kushal Tandon
Kushal Tandon at CPAA.jpg
Kushal Tandon As Virat with Cancer Patients Aid Association
Born(1985-03-28) 28 March 1985 (age 29)
Lucknow, India [1]
OccupationModel, Actor
Years active2005-Present
 
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Kushal Tandon
Kushal Tandon at CPAA.jpg
Kushal Tandon As Virat with Cancer Patients Aid Association
Born(1985-03-28) 28 March 1985 (age 29)
Lucknow, India [1]
OccupationModel, Actor
Years active2005-Present

Kushal Tandon (born 28 March 1985)[2][3] is an Indian model turned actor. He played Virat Singh Vadhera in the television series Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai [4] He was the first runner-up of Grasim Mr. India contest held in January 2005.[5]

Career[edit]

Tandon has modeled in fashion shows for Provogue, Spykar, Giodarna [6] He did commercials with Amitabh Bachchan for Reid & Taylor and Vimals.[7]

Upon return from USA after his acting course, he was offered the role of Virat Singh Vadhera in the show Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai. During the show he cut off his hair for his character Virat who does the act in the show to show his support for a bald young Cancer patient.[8][9] He won "Fresh New Face" award at the 2012 Indian Telly awards.[10]

Tandon participated in Nach Baliye 5 along with partner Elena Boeva.[11] He was rated #6 in the Eastern Eye UK magazine's 50 Sexiest Asian Man 2012.[12][13]

Tandon participated in the seventh season of the reality television show Bigg Boss.[14] Viewers signed petitions to return Tandon to the show.[15]

Personal life[edit]

Tandon was born to Sandhya Tandon and Billu Tandon. His father owns a transport and oil business and is president of the Transport union in Uttar Pradesh. He has two older sisters Tina Bhushan and Bhavana Tandon Kapoor. He did his schooling from Scindia School and then joined the college at Hans Raj College in Delhi University.[16]

Television shows[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Not a man's world". Times of India. 17 February 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kushal Tandon aka Virat celebrating birthday on 28 March". 2013. Retrieved 14 Jan 2013. 
  3. ^ "'The Scindia School - Alumni Locator'". 2013. Retrieved 14 Jan 2013. "KUSHAL TANDON - Jayaji. 1994 - 2003. Boys are not permitted to remain in School after completion of their 18th year" 
  4. ^ "I don’t like being judged by people - Kushal Tandon". Times of India. 17 February 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Adonis with brains". Retrieved 3 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "Kushal Tandon's controversial life: Kushal has walked the ramp for lot". Ww.itimes.com. 2013-10-30. Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  7. ^ "For a hunk of the world KUSHAL: a man of many talents". 2006-02-04. Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  8. ^ "Would Tv actors go bald for a role?". Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  9. ^ "Hrithik and Kushal Tandon make Sunaina Roshan proud". Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  10. ^ "Kushal Tandon (Virat) won Fresh New Face male award at ITA 2012". 2013. Retrieved 14 Jan 2013. 
  11. ^ "Kushal Tandon says no to wild card entry to nach baliye 5". 2013. Retrieved 14 Jan 2013. 
  12. ^ "Ek Hazaaron Main Meri Behna Hai Fame Kushal Tandon labelled 6th most sexiest Asian men by London Weekly.". Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  13. ^ "Kushal Tandon". Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  14. ^ "Salman Khan called unfair by fans for supporting Tanisha on Bigg Boss 7". Hindustan Times. 27 October 2013. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  15. ^ "'Salman Khan 'subject of petition to be removed as Bigg Boss host'". Digital Spy. 2 November 2013. Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  16. ^ "Kushal Tandon's controversial life: Born in Lucknow and brought up in K". www.itimes.com. 2013-10-30. Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  17. ^ "Kushal Tandon won Fresh New Face". MetroMasti.com. Retrieved 16 April 2014.