Kushal Tandon

Kushal Tandon

Kushal Tandon as Virat with Cancer Patients Aid Association
Born Lucknow, India[1]
Alma mater Hansraj College, University of Delhi
Occupation Model, actor
Years active 2005–present
Television Bigg Boss 7 (2013), Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai (2011-2013), Khatron Ke Khiladi (2014), Beyhadh (2016-)
Partner(s) Elena Boeva (2010-13)
Gauhar Khan (2013–14)

Kushal Tandon is an Indian model turned actor. He played Virat Singh Vadhera in the television series Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai[2] He was the first runner-up of Grasim Mr. India contest held in January 2005.[3] Upon return from the United States after his acting course, he was offered the role of Virat Singh Vadhera in the show Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai. During the show he cut off his hair to show his support for a bald young cancer patient.[4][5]

Tandon participated in Nach Baliye 5 along with partner Elena Boeva.[6] He was ranked sixth in the Eastern Eye UK magazine's 50 Sexiest Asian Men 2012.[7][8] In 2013, he participated in the seventh season of the reality television show Bigg Boss, during which he started dating fellow contestant Gauhar Khan,[9] but the couple parted ways a few months after the show.[10] In 2014, Tandon was seen in the music video song "Zaroori Tha" along with ex-girlfriend Gauhar Khan. He is the grandson of BJP leader and politician Lalji Tandon.[11] He currently features opposite Jennifer Winget and Aneri Vajani on the Sony Entertainment Television romantic thriller Beyhadh.



Year Award Category Show Result
2012 Indian Telly Awards Best Fresh New Face - Male Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Won
Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Jodi Nominated
Favourite International Jodi
Favourite Hottest Jodi
Favourite Naya Sadasya - Male


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