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Amar Upadhyay

Amar Upadhyay

Biography

Amar Upadhyay is an Indian television actor and model. The role which gave Amar his major breakthrough and is well known for his role of Mihir Virani from the popular serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi on Star Plus channel. He played the role of Dharam Kumar Suryavanshi in long-running daily soap Saath Nibhana Saathiya.  After his success in television he ventured into film with Dahshat 2003, followed by a big launch, Dhund – The Fog (2003), along with Aditi Govitrikar, directed by Sham Ramsay, though later he also appeared in J.P. Dutta’s war movie, LOC Kargil (2003), his film career did not turn out as expected. In 1994, some of his photographs appeared in Stardust magazine, which led to Jaya Bachchan offering him the TV series Dekh Bhai Dekh.

This was followed by numerous TV series like, Arzoo, Suhana Safar, Tulsi and Aruna Irani’s Mehndi Tere Naam Ki. Eventually, he became famous in 2000 with mega TV daily soap, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2000). In fact, when his character Mihir ‘died’ in 2001, it was followed by protest marches, the TV channel’s head office was flooded with phone-calls and letters, eventually his character came back to life, and he is still recounted amongst TV superstars. In 2015, he entered Star Plus’s popular long-running series Saath Nibhaana Saathiya as the parallel lead role of Dharam Suryavanshi opposite Tanya Sharma. He played Dharam’s character till the ending of the show in 2017. He is currently starring as an antagonist Ek Deewaana Tha in since 2017.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Amar Upadhyay

  • Does Amar Upadhyay smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Amar Upadhyay drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Amar grew up in Malad, the suburb of Mumbai.
  • Jaya Bachchan, the producer of TV serial Dekh Bhai Dekh (1993-1994) offered him the role of Sahil Diwan in this serial after seeing his photographs on Stardust magazine.
  • He is a black belt holder in Taekwondo.
  • In 2011, he participated in reality TV show Bigg Boss Season 5.
  • He also participated in reality TV show Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki (2013) that aired on Life OK and is the winner of that show.
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Nationality : Indian
Occupation : Actor
Birthday: 1 August 1976
Sun-Sign: Leo
Years active : 1990 - Present
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Amar Upadhyay is an Indian television actor and model. The role which gave Amar his major breakthrough and is well known for his role of Mihir Virani from the popular serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi on Star Plus channel. He played the role of Dharam Kumar Suryavanshi in long-running daily soap Saath Nibhana Saathiya.  After his success in television he ventured into film with Dahshat 2003, followed by a big launch, Dhund – The Fog (2003), along with Aditi Govitrikar, directed by Sham Ramsay, though later he also appeared in J.P. Dutta’s war movie, LOC Kargil (2003), his film career did not turn out as expected. In 1994, some of his photographs appeared in Stardust magazine, which led to Jaya Bachchan offering him the TV series Dekh Bhai Dekh.

This was followed by numerous TV series like, Arzoo, Suhana Safar, Tulsi and Aruna Irani’s Mehndi Tere Naam Ki. Eventually, he became famous in 2000 with mega TV daily soap, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2000). In fact, when his character Mihir ‘died’ in 2001, it was followed by protest marches, the TV channel’s head office was flooded with phone-calls and letters, eventually his character came back to life, and he is still recounted amongst TV superstars. In 2015, he entered Star Plus’s popular long-running series Saath Nibhaana Saathiya as the parallel lead role of Dharam Suryavanshi opposite Tanya Sharma. He played Dharam’s character till the ending of the show in 2017. He is currently starring as an antagonist Ek Deewaana Tha in since 2017.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Amar Upadhyay

  • Does Amar Upadhyay smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Amar Upadhyay drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Amar grew up in Malad, the suburb of Mumbai.
  • Jaya Bachchan, the producer of TV serial Dekh Bhai Dekh (1993-1994) offered him the role of Sahil Diwan in this serial after seeing his photographs on Stardust magazine.
  • He is a black belt holder in Taekwondo.
  • In 2011, he participated in reality TV show Bigg Boss Season 5.
  • He also participated in reality TV show Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki (2013) that aired on Life OK and is the winner of that show.
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