Ankit Gupta is an Indian actor who is famous for his role as Fateh Singh Virk in the Hindi television show Udaariyaan (2021).
Ankit Gupta was born on Sunday, 6 November 1988 (age 34 years; as of 2022) in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He pursued his graduation at IPEC Engineering College, Ghaziabad. First Post
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 38′ Waist: 28′ Biceps: 16′
Parents & Siblings
Ankit Gupta’s father is a businessman. The name of his mother is not known.
He has an elder brother who works for an MNC.
Ankit was rumoured to be dating Shanaya Khan. Desi Marathi
In 2012, he made his debut with the film Tutiya Dil as Nalender Yadav.
He made his debut on television with a special appearance on the show Balika Vadhu (2012).
He made some special appearances on the shows including Oye Jassie (2013), Laal Ishq (2019), Namak Issk Ka (2021), and Parineetii (2022).
He appeared in the show Sadda Haq (2014) as Parth Kashyap.
He appeared in television shows Begusarai (2016), Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi (2017), Mayavi Maling (2018), Kundali Bhagya (2020), and Bigg Boss 16 (2022).
He made his debut on OTT with the web series Illegal – Justice, Out Of Order (2020) as Neeraj Shekhawat.
He appeared in the web series Bekaaboo (Season 2) (2021) and Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu (2021).
2021: International Icon Award
Ankit charged Rs.6-7 lakh per week for Bigg Boss 16. PTC Punjabi
- Actor: Hrithik Roshan, Arjun Rampal
- Actress: Deepika Padukone, Dia Mirza
- Cuisine: Indian
- Perfume: Dior
- Lingerie brand: Tommy Hilfiger
- Designer: J J Vallaya
- Holiday Destination: Goa, Switzerland
- His hobbies include travelling, dancing, and gymming.
- Before becoming an actor, he did modelling in Delhi. He also used to earn money by teaching kids in his neighbourhood. Initially, his parents were against him becoming a model, but later they agreed because he had a stable job that was feeding him.
- In 2009, he got signed up for Elite after winning the IBIBO Eye Hunk Contest.
- Ankit has appeared in various TV commercials and has walked the ramp for brands including Airtel, Monte Carlo, Wagh Bakri tea, Hero Honda Chevrolet, Maruti Brezza, Himalaya Bleach, Rupa, FNL magazine, and Lemon Mobile Twist Deo.
- According to him, he is a very private and reserved person.
- In an interview, he revealed that he was not treated properly by the director while shooting of the show ‘Balika Vadhu.’ In the interview, he further added,
My director would never take my shot, only the assistants would take shots. They would call me early in the morning and make me sit for the entire day and probably in the evening I would shoot a scene. My director would always be irritated with me and I understand it now. But at that time I could not understand why they were behaving like that with me.”
- In 2018, to perform stunts in the show Mayavi Maling, he learned martial arts.
- In 2021, he was offered the lead role in the television show ‘Udaariyaan’ and he rejected the show three times before accepting. In an interview, he talked about this and said,
Funny story I had said no for the show thrice before agreeing. But I believe it was destined to happen. So my friends actually convinced me to do the show. Adding the charm of one hero with two heroines, who would deny such an opportunity? So I finally agreed to do the show.”
- He gained a lot of fame with the serial ‘Udaariyaan’ and he got the hashtag ‘FaTejo’ because of his chemistry with co-actor Priyanka.
- In 2021, he appeared in a Punjabi song ‘Ladeya Na Kar.’ Times Music
- He shoots for 14-16 hours a day and on Sundays as well. He wishes to take some rest on Sunday. In an interview, he further said,
Sunday should be fixed offs (laughs). In India, nobody wants to work on Sundays, no matter what you do or where you are, Sunday is a different feeling. Second one would probably be less working hours. Normal shift is for 12 hours, but we end up shooting for 14-15 hours, but if I can, I would probably bring it down to 8 hours.”
- In 2022, he appeared as a contestant on the reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss’ season 16 on Colors TV.
- In an interview, he revealed that he was afraid of lizards.
- In an interview, Ankit said, that the longest he has slept is 38 hours. In the interview, he further added,
When I’m not working, I like to catch up on my sleep which at times is really elusive with all the work. I can sleep for hours on end. I think my personal best is a continuous stretch of 38 hrs of sleep at one go!! Apart from the sleeping, I love to surf and hang out with friends in my free time.”
- Ankit has a YouTube channel named ‘Ankit Gupta vlogs’ that has over 322K subscribers. Ankit Gupta – YouTube
- He has a tattoo of his nickname on his wrist.
- He is often spotted drinking alcohol at various events.
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