Sahil Anand is an Indian model, actor, and social media influencer. He is well known for portraying the role of Anupam Sengupta in the Hindi television show Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 (2018).
Sahil Anand was born on Sunday, 1 January 1989 (age 33 years; as of 2022) in Chandigarh, India. His Zodiac sign is Capricorn. He pursued his primary education at St. Kabir School, Chandigarh and high school at DAV College, Chandigarh. Thereafter, he enrolled himself at Shaheed Udham Singh College of Engineering & Technology, Punjab, and studied Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering. Sahil comes from a wealthy family in Chandigarh. According to Sahil, initially, his family was sceptical about his decision to pursue a career in acting. In an interview, Sahil quoted,
It is more difficult when you are from a good family. I had a lot of struggles. I am from a decent good family and I came in my own wish. My parents did not want me to be in this field. I never took any money from them. I hardly had any money to go to an acting school. I just had money to survive.”
Height (approx.): 5′ 11″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Sahil belongs to a Punjabi family.
Parents & Siblings
Sahil Anand’s, father, Dr Ashok Anand, is a doctor.
His mother’s name is Anju Anand.
Sahil has an elder sister named Geetanjali.
Wife & Children
In December 2012, Sahil Anand got married to his long-time girlfriend Rajneet Monga, who works in a corporate firm, in a secret marriage ceremony. When asked why he kept his marriage a secret in an interview, Sahil explained,
Honestly speaking, I’m a very private person and keep things to myself. I don’t share anything about my family – things like what happened or what’s happening, and I like to keep it that way. I have very few friends in the industry and I don’t mingle around or socialise much. I like to keep things on the surface and I would request the media to let this be and try to understand. See, my partner is from the corporate world and is not part of this industry. So, when she sees all this, it disturbs her a great deal.”
The couple become parents of a baby boy named Sahraj Anand on 14 April 2021. Sahil shared his newborn baby photo, and penned a caption saying,
Hi I am Sahraj Anand. I was born on 14th April 2021. My parents are over the moon to have me. They say I am the best gift they have ever received. They love showering me with kisses and cuddles. I am surrounded by so much love already! I enjoy feeding, loud sharting, sleeping and cuddles as much as possible. I am excited to share my eating, sleeping and smiling journey soon but I just pooped so got to go right now! Bye .#sahrajanand!.”
After relocating to Mumbai, Sahil Anand began his acting career as a commercial artist, and in the initial years of his career, he used to work in numerous commercials in a month.
He was featured in many commercials including Venky’s Chicken and the Dineout app.
In 2006, Sahil Anand made his television debut with the reality TV show Roadies Season 4 on MTV.
In 2013, Sahil appeared as a lead character in the Hindi film Babloo Happy Hai. Sahil claimed in an interview that he was first hesitant to sign for the film, but director Nila Madhab Panda showed faith in Sahil’s acting and encouraged him to do Babloo Happy Hai.
In 2016, he got a starring role in Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara. In this film, he was opposite Niyati Joshi and played the role of his boyfriend. In the same year, he portrayed the role of Sandy in the film Love Day- Pyaar Ka Din.
In 2019, Sahil was featured as a supporting character in the film Student of The Year 2 and played the character of Jeet Khurana.
Sahil made his Hindi television debut in 2010, he appeared in the television show Mera Naam Kregi Roshan and portrayed the character of Brisham. Thereafter, he appeared in many other television shows including Rang Badalti Odhani (2010), Sasural Simar Ka (2011), Sabse Bade Ladaiya (2012), Ek Nayi Ummeed-Roshni (2015), and Kasauti Zindagi Kay (2018).
In 2018, Sahil marked his digital debut in the Hindi Web series, Banned, in which he played the character of Gaurav Bhalla. Some of his other Web series are Missing Chapter (2021) and the Bhojpuri web series Saiyaan Magan Pehelwani Mein. Sharing his experience of appearing in a Bhojpuri show, he quoted,
I just wanted to test myself as an actor. I wanted to see how prepared I am for other languages. Right now, I’m trying to do different projects, play different characters, or you can say I’m trying to perform in different languages. You have so many options as an actor, and now on the web platform, we can explore more experimental characters. I’m actually open to different characters and different kinds of work as an actor.”
- Actor: Ranbir Kapoor
- Food: Indian sweets, Butter Chicken
- Sport: Cricket
- His hobbies include Shooting, partying, cricket, gardening, and travelling.
- Sahil is a fitness enthusiast. While offering fitness recommendations, he advised,
- In 2019, Sahil announced his decision to quit social media through a note on Instagram that read,
Hi everyone, hope you guys are doing fine. Just wanted all my loved ones to take care of themselves as I have decided to be inactive for some time, I’m not feeling like myself and the last couple of months have been tough on me. Right now, I need space. I feel lost. I feel disassociated. Sometimes your passion can become your worst nightmare. Guys, mental health is important. Kabhi kabhi kuchh wohi cheez zyada affect kar jaati hai jinko hum khud ke jyada kareeb kar lete hai (Sometimes, the things that we are passionate about affect us a lot.) I tried my best to feel normal but its only getting worse. TC. Love S.A,.”
However, he reactivated his social media accounts after a few days. He also posted an Instagram video apologising to his social media followers for abruptly announcing his decision to leave social media. In the Instagram video, he said,
I did a film two months back…That was a film which was very dark, it was very psychological. So I had to prepare a lot for that film. The shoot went for three days constantly and I never came out of that story when I was shooting that…After the shoot was done, I was not able to come out of it. It took me time but then things were okay with time. But, suddenly abhi uski release ki baat huyi ek tarah se pitching ho rahi thi…toh woh phir se mere saamne movie aayi (there were talks about its release, pitching was going on…I had to face the movie again) and it started again disturbing me. I couldn’t sleep. Things were not that great again.”
- He follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- He is often spotted consuming alcohol.
- Sahil Anand has 813k followers on Instagram and 5k followers on Facebook.