|Known for||Shopkeepa and Chutki series and ,"Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin as Nandu|
Gaurav Gera is an Indian comedian and actor who works in Hindi language films and television series. He also worked in Bollywood musical Jhumroo. He is well known for playing the role of Nandu in Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin. Gaurav has been granted exclusive Snapchat filters on multiple occasions to meet up with his fans’ demands.
Career[edit | edit source]
Television[edit | edit source]
Gera started his career with Life Nahin Hai Laddoo on Star Plus and then he played the supporting role as Nandu in Sony TV's show Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin. He also appeared in various shows, Kohi Apna Sa, Baat Hamari Pakki Hai, Babban Bhai v/s Bimla Tai. He also played the lead role in Sab TV's show Tota Weds Maina and Colors TV show Mrs. Pammi Pyarelal. He was last seen in Colors TV's reality show Comedy Nights with Kapil as Dulari. In 2016, he made a cameo in the series Naagin as Chutki. He was also a participant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. In 2019 he appeared in the Alt Balaji show Boss - Baap of Special Services where he essayed the role of Jignesh.
Films[edit | edit source]
Gera made his Bollywood debut with the Hindi movie Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na, where he played a cameo role. In 2008, he played Vinay Pathak's younger brother Vivek in Dasvidaniya. He also gave cameo appearances in Chalo Dilli, Woodstock Villa, MP3: Mera Pehla Pehla Pyaar In 2015, he starred in MSG: The Messenger as Bhondu.
Other media[edit | edit source]
Television[edit | edit source]
|2001||Ssshhhh...Koi Hai - khel khel main||Vishal (Episode 13)|
|2001||Life Nahin Hai Laddoo||Laddoo|
|2001||Love Mein Kabhi Kabhi||Cameo appearance|
|2001–03||Kohi Apna Sa||Cameo|
|2003–07||Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin||Nandu|||
|2003||CID||Siddharth||Episode 261 & 262 - The Case of the Nightmare|
|2004||The Great Indian Comedy Show||Various characters|||
|2006||CID||Pankaj||Episode 408 - Yeh Phool Chaman Main Kaisa Khila|
|2005||Hero - Bhakti Hi Shakti Hai||Cameraman Flash|
|2008||Babban Bhai v/s Bimla Tai||Babban Bhai|||
|2009||Dekh India Dekh||Malti Manohar Mishra||Contestant|
|2009||Baat Hamari Pakki Hai||Pappu||Cameo appearance|
|2013||Tota Weds Maina||Tota Ram Tiwari|||
|2013||Mrs. Pammi Pyarelal||Mrs. Pammi Pyarelal|||
|2013-2014||Comedy Nights with Kapil||Dulari||Cameo|
|2015||Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah||Himself|
|2015||Chutki Shopkeepa Aur Woh||Chutki|
|2016||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9||Contestant||Eliminated, 2nd week - 14 August 2016|
|2017||Bigg Boss 11||Pinky Padosan||Guest|
|2019||The Kapil Sharma Show||Guest appearance|
|2019||BOSS: Baap of Special Services||Jignesh|||
Films[edit | edit source]
|2004||Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na||Vinay|
|2005||Neal 'n' Nikki||Happy Singh|
|2007||MP3: Mera Pehla Pehla Pyaar||Sameer Kohli|
|Buddha Mar Gaya|
|2008||Oh My God||Dr. Piddu|
|2015||MSG: The Messenger of God||Bhondu|
References[edit | edit source]
- Desk, India TV News (25 March 2012). "Gaurav Gera's Tribute To Kishore Kumar With Musical 'Jhumroo'". www.indiatvnews.com.
- I felt gorgeous: Gaurav Gera
- My priority is playing a negative role: Gaurav Gera
- "Gaurav Gera excited about playing small town guy". Zee News. 18 December 2012.
- "Celebration time Shweta Gulati and Gaurav Gera - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "Live shows give unmatched high: Gaurav Gera". mid-day. 5 April 2012.
- "Never resorted to comedy that's crass: Gaurav Gera - Times of India". The Times of India.
- Chattopadhyay, Sudipto (16 February 2006). "'I look much better in person'". DNA India.
- "Will Kapil Sharma's Dulari be as good as Guthi?". Zee News. 28 November 2013.
- "Snapchat row: Gaurav Gera aka Billi Masi presents a different side to the issue and makes a lot of sense! | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". dna. 16 April 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
- "Gaurav Gera says 'no' to regressive soaps - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "Gaurav Gera opposite Kavita Kaushik, replaces Amit Mistry in Tota Maina!". dailybhaskar. 11 December 2012.
- Tota Weds Maina to go off-air on 5 April
- Mrs Pammi Pyarelal' family show
- Women are following my saris, blouses: Gaurav Gera
- "Is Gaurav Gera the new 'Gutthi' of 'Comedy Nights With Kapil'? - Indian Express". archive.indianexpress.com.
- "New Gutthi or Dulaari: Saif romances Gaurav Gera on Comedy Nights With Kapil". India Today.
- Gaurav Gera's 'Dulari' to replace Sunil Grover's 'Gutthi' in Kapil Sharma's show
- "Exit Gutthi, enter Dulari on 'Comedy Nights With Kapil'". DNA India. 27 November 2013.
- "Boss trailer out: Karan Singh Grover and Sagarika Ghatge starrer thriller premieres on August 2". India Today. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
- Mom wanted to slap me and girlfriend was shocked: Gaurav Gera
- "Gaurav Gera`s tribute to Kishore Kumar with musical `Jhumroo`". Zee News. 25 March 2012.
- Prabhu, Vidya (23 July 2006). "Gera gets into a new gear". DNA India.
- "MSG " The Messenger: Not just babaji, the film has other eminent stars too!". www.indiatvnews.com. 11 February 2015. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
- "Comedy alert: One comedian, multiple characters, all thanks to video filters". Hindustan Times. 29 March 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
- Team, DNA Web (16 April 2017). "Snapchat row: Gaurav Gera aka Billi Masi presents a different side to the issue and makes a lot of sense!". DNA India. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
- "Comedy alert: One comedian, multiple characters, all thanks to video filters". Hindustan Times. 29 March 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
- "Gaurav Gera is in no mood to do serious roles - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "Gaurav Gera finds negative roles `challenging`". Zee News. 12 January 2013.
- "Now, a reality show for bathroom singers!". DNA India. 4 July 2007.
- "No daily soaps for me: Gaurav Gera". Zee News. 30 March 2012.
- "Gaurav Gera to play a woman in his next - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "Gaurav Gera back with 'Tota Weds Maina' - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "Gaurav Gera does everything a woman does - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "I am not Gutthi's replacement: Dulari of Comedy Nights - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9: Gaurav Gera is the first elimination". timesofindia. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
- "Gaurav Gera looking for a negative role". The Quint. 26 August 2019.
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