Sandiip Sikcand Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Mumbai
Age: 52 Years
Marital Status: Unmarried

Sandiip Sikcand

Real nameSandeep Sikand
Profession(s)• Producer
• Creative Director
• Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.77 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Note: In an interview, Sikcand revealed that he has underwent a hair transplant surgery as his hair started falling when he was young.
DebutFilm: Murder 2 (2011) as Nirmala Pandit
Sandiip Sikcand as Nirmala Pandit in the film 'Murder 2'
TV Show: Gorintaku (2019) (Telugu)
Poster of the show 'Gorintaku'
Aboli (2022) (Marathi)
Poster of the show 'Aboli'
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 September 1970 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2022) 52 Years
Zodiac signLibra
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
SchoolSt. Andrew's High School, Mumbai
College/UniversitySydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Educational QualificationHe studied commerce at Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai, Maharashtra. 
Food HabitVegetarian/Non-vegetarian [1]citation
HobbiesTravelling, watching movies and plays
Tattoo(s)• A tattoo quoted "Dear God.. thank you..."
Sandiip Sikcand's tattoo
• 'Colourful stars' on his right forearm
Stas tattoo on his right forearm
• A rose flower on his neck below his right ear
Sandiip Sikcand's tattoo on his neck
• A heart and a pouch on his left forearm
A few tattoos on his left forearm
• A tattoo on his left bicep
Sandiip Sikcand's tattoo on his left bicep
• A tattoo on  his right bicep
Sandiip Sikcand's tattoo on his right bicep
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsMother- Veena Sikcand
Sandiip Sikcand with his mother
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- 1
Sandiip Sikcand with his sister
Song 'Lag Jaa Gale' from the film "Woh Kaun Thi?"
TV Actor(s)Vivek Dahiya, Karan Grover, Sudeep Sahir
TV Actress(es)Divyanka Tripathi, Dipika Kakar
FilmArjun Reddy
Web SeriesHouse of Cards, Madam Secretary, 13 Reasons Why
TV ShowsBigg Boss Marathi Season 2, Yeh Hai Mohabbatein
ColourOrange, Red, White, Black
Destination New York, London

Sandiip Sikcand

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sandiip Sikcand

  • Sandiip Sikcand is an Indian popular producer, writer, and director. He is the producer of many popular Indian television shows such as ‘Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum’ (2019), ‘Mehendi Hai Rachne Wali’ (2021), and ‘Bohot Pyaar Karte Hai’ (2021).
  • He started his own business of exporting garments when he was 17 years old and worked on it for 10 years. Later, Sikcand felt that he was not interested in the field of business and decided to pursue his childhood dream of becoming an actor.
  • At the age of 27, he started his own theatre company titled ‘Masquerade’ and started producing and directing plays.
  • Meanwhile, he was appointed as an Associate Creative Head at Balaji Telefilms, and, after two months, promoted to Creative Head of the company.
  • In 2000, Sandiip Sikcand worked in the popular television show “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii” as a creative director and a supporting actor as well.

    Poster of the show 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii'

    Poster of the show ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’

  • He also played supporting roles in various television shows including ‘Kesar’ (2004) and ‘Kkehna Hai Kuch Mujhko’ (2004).
  • In 2006, he was appointed as the Chief Creative Officer (CCO) of Sony Entertainment Television.
  • Sikcand was the Programming Head for the channel Sony Entertainment Television when the first season of the controversial reality show “Bigg Boss” premiered in 2006. He also suggested adding an extra ‘G’ in the title of the show “Bigg Boss.”
  • He is associated with the show since season 1 and also appeared as a guest in various seasons including seasons 14 and 16. In an interview, he talked about the changes that occurred in the show since it was started, and said,

    But I think the quality of contestants is going down and down with each season.”

    Sandiip Sikcand in Bigg Boss Season 16

    Sandiip Sikcand in Bigg Boss Season 16

  • He considered his role as Nirmala Pandit in his debut film “Murder 2” (2011) to be the best role played him. In an interview, while talking about this, he said,

    Playing this character was a challenge and I had a great time doing it. It’s a powerful role.” [2]The Times of India

  • After playing the role of Nirmala Pandit in “Murder 2” (2011), Sikcand played the role of Dinesh Zaveri in the film “Black Money” (2012) and Dr Prashant in the film “Tu Hai Mera Sunday” (2016).
  • Sikcand worked as a creative director for various popular television shows among which the most notable are ‘Amrit Manthan’ (2012), ‘Kasamh Se’ (2006), and ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’ (2013).

    Poster of the show 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein'

    Poster of the show ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’

  • In 2007, he worked as a creative director for the show “Dhhai Kilo Prem” which is based on the theme of body shaming due to being overweight. In an interview, Sikcand revealed that he came up with the idea for the show from his own life experiences. He said,

    I have always been a fat kid and this has been with me always from my school days. The concept of Dhhai Kilo Prem came out of this fact. This concept has come from my own life. In today’s time, we pay a lot of attention to how a person looks, and not on how a person behaves.”

  • Apart from working as an actor and creative director, he has also worked as a producer for various television shows such as ‘Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum’ (2019), ‘Mehendi Hai Rachne Wali’ (2021), and ‘Bohot Pyaar Karte Hai’ (2021).
  • His Telugu show “Gorintaku” (2019) received a huge acclamation from the audience after which he made a Hindi remake of it with the title “Mehendi Hai Rachne Wali” (2021).
  • He loves to collect film DVDs and has a huge collection of them. In an interview, he revealed that he does not like to share his DVDs with anyone.

    Sandiip Sikcand's DVDs collection

    Sandiip Sikcand’s DVDs collection

  • In an interview, he talked about his wish list and revealed that he wanted to travel the whole world as he is fond of travelling. He said that he also wants to buy a house in his favourite city, New York.