|Known for||His role as Fateh Singh Virk in Hindi television show Udaariyaan (2021)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 28 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches
|Debut||Film: Tutiya Dil (2012) as Nalender Yadav
TV: Balika Vadhu (2012) as Dr Abhishek
Web Series: Illegal - Justice, Out Of Order (2020) as Neeraj Shekhawat
|Award||2021: International Icon Award
|Date of Birth||6 November 1988 (Sunday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||34 Years|
|Birthplace||Noida, Uttar Pradesh|
|College/University||IPEC Engineering College, Ghaziabad|
|Education Qualification||Graduation at IPEC Engineering College, Ghaziabad First Post|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Dancing, Gymming|
|Relationships & More|
|Ex-girlfriend||Shanaya Khan Desi Marathi
|Parents||Father- Name Not Known (businessman)
Mother- Name Not Known
|Siblings||Brother- Nitin Gupta (works for an MNC)
|Actor||Hrithik Roshan, Arjun Rampal|
|Actress||Deepika Padukone, Dia Mirza|
|Lingerie brand||Tommy Hilfiger|
|Designer||J J Vallaya|
|Holiday Destination||Goa, Switzerland|
|Salary (as of 2022)||Rs.6-7 lakh per week for Bigg Boss 16 PTC Punjabi|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ankit Gupta
- Ankit Gupta is an Indian actor who is known for his role as Fateh Singh Virk in the Hindi television show Udaariyaan (2021).
- After finishing his studies at Meerut, he started taking tuition to earn money. Later, he worked in call centres for some time and then, he decided to do modelling and came to Delhi. After modelling in Delhi, he went to Mumbai and became an actor. His parents were not very supportive when he decided to become a model, but because he was doing a job at that time, they agreed to it.
- 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 special appearances on various television shows including Oye Jassie (2013), Sadda Haq (2014), Laal Ishq (2019), Namak Issk Ka (2021), and Parineetii (2022).
- He appeared in the web series Bekaaboo (Season 2) (2021) and Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu (2021).
- In an interview, he said that he was a very reserved and solitary person.
- In an interview, he revealed that in 2012, when he shot for the show ‘Balika Vadhu,’ his director used to treat him badly. In the interview, he further said,
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, he learned martial arts for his show, Mayavi Maling.
- In 2021, he played the lead role in the serial ‘Udaariyaan.’ He rejected the show three times before accepting it in 2021. 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.”
- His pairing with Priyanka also brought him a lot of acclaim, and the two were soon given the nickname ‘FaTejo’.
- In an interview, he said that he works for 14-16 hours a day and wished to get a Sunday off. In the 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 2009, he won the IBIBO Eye Hunk Contest after which he got signed up with the elite.
- Ankit is very afraid of lizards.
- Ankit has walked on the ramp for some of the esteemed brands and acted in numerous TV commercials for Airtel, Monte Carlo, Wagh Bakri tea, Hero Honda Chevrolet, Maruti Brezza, Himalaya Bleach, Rupa, FNL magazine, and Lemon Mobile Twist Deo.
- In an interview, he said that his biggest time pass is to sleep. He also said that he has slept for 38 hours straight. 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.”
- In 2022, he participated in the reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss’ season 16, which aired on Colors TV.
- Ankit Gupta runs a YouTube channel with the name ‘Ankit Gupta vlogs’ that has over 322K subscribers. Ankit Gupta – YouTube
- He has his nickname inked on his hand.
- He is often spotted drinking alcohol at various events.