Shakti Anand

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Shakti Anand
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Born (1975-09-23) 23 September 1975 (age 47)
OccupationTelevision actor
Years active2000 – present
Sai Deodhar (m. 2005)

Shakti Anand (born 23 September 1975) is an Indian television actor.

Life and career[edit | edit source]

Anand was born on 23 September 1975 in Delhi in a Punjabi family.[1]

Anand studied at the Tamil Education Association university in Delhi and majored in the Science stream.[1] After that, he received his master's degree in pharmaceutical engineering. Shakti received the offer to act in the television show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi while he was working as a medical examiner with GE Capital in Delhi. He received his master's degree in pharmaceutical engineering, and was working as a medical examiner with GE Capital in Delhi before he received an offer to work on the television show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi in which he played the role of Hemant Virani.[2] He played a blind boy in telefilm Nayan Jyoti, produced by Deepak Sharma and edited by Sanjeev Khanna for Doordarshan.

He later appeared in Saara Akaash, Sambhav Asambhav and Ek Ladki Anjaani Si.[3] He also hosted the first season of the crime reality show Crime Patrol in 2004.[4][5] He and his wife Sai Deodhar participated in the first season of the celebrity dance show Nach Baliye. In the serial Godh Bharaai, he performed as the character Shivam.[3] He had worked in the daily soap called Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap as Maharana Udai Singh. He has also worked in the show SuperCops vs Supervillains on Life OK. He was also seen as Shiv in the show Gangaa on &TV. Anand was last seen playing Maharaj Shiladitya, the king of Maling, in the show Mayavi Maling on Star Bharat.

Anand married actress Sai Deodhar in 2005. They have a daughter born in 2011.[1]

Television[edit | edit source]

Year Show Role Notes
2000 Aakash Sunny Supporting Role
X Zone - Saheli Rakesh Jindal (Episode 120) Episodic Role
Thriller At 10 - Maksad : Part 1 - Part 5 Rohan Lal (Episode 131 - Episode 135)
2000 - 2002 ; 2002 - 2004 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Hemant Virani Supporting Role
2001 - 2002 Sansaar[6] Amit
2002 - 2003 Ssshhhh...Koi Hai Captain Kishan
2003 Sambhav Asambhav Siddharth Nath Lead Role
2003 - 2005 Saara Akaash Flight Lt. Vikram Kochar / Squadron Leader Vikram Kochar
2004 - 2006 Crime Patrol Host[7] Crime Show
2005 Kkusum Party Host (Episode 821) Episodic Role
Nach Baliye 1 Contestant Reality Show
Hotel Kingston Vishwamitra (Vish) Kelkar Lead Role
2005 - 2007 Ek Ladki Anjaani Si Nikhil Samarth
2006 Jodee Kamaal Ki Guest (Episode 2) Episodic Role
C.I.D. - 60 Feet Underwater Nikhil Samarth (Episode 427)
Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai Guest (Episode 9) Talk Show
2007 - 2008 Good Morning Zindagi Host
2008 - 2009 Doli Saja Ke Arjun Supporting Role
2009 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Drishti Dr. Ashish / Nitin Kapoor (Episode 202 - Episode 209) Episodic Role
Bhaskar Bharti Omkar Sinha Supporting Role
2010 Godh Bharaai Shivam Agnihotri Lead Role
2013 Sanjeev Kapoor Ke Kitchen Khiladi Guest Contestant (Episode 40) Cooking show
2013 - 2015 Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap Maharana Udai Singh Supporting Role
2014 Savdhaan India Bharat Gupta (Episode 936) Episodic Role
2015 Aahat - Lori Shekhar (Episode 1)[8] Episodic Role
2015 - 2016 SuperCops vs Supervillains Commander Jagatveer Rana Lead Role
Balika Vadhu MLA Dr. Jagdish (Jagya) Singh
2017 Gangaa Shiv Jha Lead Role
Savdhaan India Suraj Pratap Singh[9] (Episode 2158) Episodic Role
2018 Mayavi Maling Maharaj Shiladitya Lead Role
2018 - 2019 Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara Raja Ratan Pratap Singh Supporting Role
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Guest Contestant (Episode 45) Cooking show
D.A.T.E. Neil Sharma Lead Role - Short Film
Crime Alert Host Crime Show
2019 - 2020 Tenali Rama Maharaj Balakumaran Lead Role
2020 The Chargesheet: Innocent or Guilty? Sanjeev Singh Supporting Role - Web Series
2020 -present Hamari Wali Good News Mukund Tiwari Lead Role

Films[edit | edit source]

Year Film Role Notes
2004 Agnipankh Pak Soldier Supporting Role
2008 Ghar Anudha Supporting Role
2013 Prateek Group
2014 Arsho Jeet Supporting Role
2015 I Love Desi Punjab's Brother Supporting Role
Dekhaa Jaayega

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Shakti Anand's Birthday Special". The Times of India. 23 September 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  2. "Playing new roles: Sai Deodhar and Shakti Anand have taken their relationship from the small screen to real life". The Telegraph. 3 December 2005. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Curtain raiser to Godh Bharaai Wednesday". one india. 10 March 2010. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
  4. "Tele-tracking". The Hindu. 5 July 2004. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
  5. "Telly stars twinkle in city". The Tribune. 29 August 2004. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
  6. "Zee announces revamp of channel". Zee News India Dot Com. 22 August 2001. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  7. "The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum". Tribune India Dot Com. 16 May 2004. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  8. "Sony's rebooted 'Aahat' to go on air from 18 February". Indian Television. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  9. "Savdhaan India: Shakti Anand & wife Sai Deodhar to REUNITE onscreen after 10 years!". ABP Live Dot Com. 3 July 2017. Retrieved 24 January 2020.

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