Hometown: Kolkata, India
Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 34 Years
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet & inches- 6’
|Debut||Hindi TV: Koi Aane Ko Hai (2009)
Bengali TV: Bojhena Se Bojhena (2013-2016) as 'Aranya Singha Roy, Radhe'
Film: Pagol Premi (Bengali; 2007)
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||• Filmfare Awards East for Best Debut Actor for the film "Gangster" in 2017
Tele Academy Awards
• Best Actor for the TV serial "Bojhena Se Bojhena" in 2015
• Popular Actor for the TV serial "Bojhena Se Bojhena" in 2015
Star Jalsha Award
• Agami Diner Star Award for the TV serial "Bojhena Se Bojhena" in 2014
• Priyo Bhai for the TV serial "Bojhena Se Bojhena" in 2014
• Best Juti of The year for the TV serial "Bojhena Se Bojhena" in 2015
• Best Style Icon Male for the TV serial "Bojhena Se Bojhena" in 2015
• Priyo Bor for the TV serial "Bojhena Se Bojhena" in 2015
• International Jodi of the Year for the TV serial "Bojhena Se Bojhena" in 2015
• Best Debutant for the film "Gangster" in 2017
• Sera Juti for the film "One" in 2018
|Date of Birth||10 October 1985 (Thursday)|
|Age (as in 2019)||34 Years|
|School||Navy High School, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Watching Movies, Reading, Travelling, Doing Photography
• Sun on his chest
• Dragon on his right forearm
• Few words of Sanskrit on his right hand's wrist and a tattoo on his left hand's wrist
• A tattoo on the right side of his back
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Dipak Dasgupta (was into Transport Business)
Mother- Jayati Dasgupta
|Food||Salmon, Biryani, Snapper, Pizza, Apple Crumble, Patishapta Pitha|
|Actor(s)||Al Pacino, Sylvester Stallone, Uttam Kumar, Ranbir Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan|
|Actress(s)||Angelina Jolie, Deepika Padukone|
|Films||Rocky Series, Marley & Me, Hachi: A Dog's Tale, Mama, Lights Out, The Conjuring, Insidious|
|Book||"The World's Best Boyfriend" by Durjoy Datta|
|Travel Destination||Fethiye in Turkey, Goa, London|
|Fictional Character||James Bond|
|Car Collection||He owns two Audi Cars
Some Lesser Known Facts About Yash Dasgupta
- Due to his father’s frequent transfers, he did his schooling in different places including Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, and Sikkim.
- Yash’s mother was diagnosed with cancer when he was in class 12. He had to halt his studies for some time due to her treatment.
- He completed his graduation in Madhya Pradesh. After completing his graduation, he took acting workshops in Roshan Taneja School of Acting and also learned dance from Shiamak Davar‘s dance institute.
- Since his childhood, he was passionate about acting. He paid more attention to extracurricular activities (such as plays) than studies. He participated in plays without caring much about the role assigned to him and enjoyed being on stage. That’s how he realised his passion for acting.
- Yash Dasgupta began his career as a model and appeared in many television and print advertisements. In 2006, he won the Glam King title in the Unish Kuri Streax Glam Hunt held in Kolkata.
- Yash had gone to his maternal aunt’s home in Kolkata for holidays when his aunt registered his name for the Unish Kuri Streax Glam Hunt Contest. Yash participated but got rejected in the preliminary round of the contest. When he was about to leave Kolkata, he got a call from Anand Bazaar Patrika and they told him that he was selected in the contest.
- Before establishing himself as an actor in Hindi Television, Yash had to go through many struggles. It was during those struggling times that he had to take the job of a gym manager.
- His efforts paid well, and he was given a small role in the Colors TV show “Koi Aane Ko Hai.” After that, Yash never looked back and went on to play memorable roles in many Hindi TV serials such as ‘Suraj Dharamraj Mahiyavanshi’ in Bandini (2009), ‘Ketan Sanghvi’ in Basera (2009), ‘Karan Singh’ in Na Aana Is Des Laado (2010), and ‘Viraj’ in Adaalat (2012).
- While Yash was in Mumbai, he got a call from Star TV for the role of ‘Lord Rama’ in the serial ‘Seeta.’ From Star TV’s office, he exchanged numbers with Poonam, who was a casting director for Venkatesh Films. Yash was selected for the role of ‘Rama’ but later was chosen for another role of ‘Aranya’ from the serial “Bojhena Se Bojhena.”
- While working in the serial “Bojhena Se Bojhena,” Yash added an extra ‘h’ to his name, according to numerology. However, he found that there were many fake profiles building with his name on social media. Therefore, he decided to go with the initial spelling of his name.
- After making his film debut with “Pagol Premi,” Yash made his comeback in Tollywood with the 2016 film “Gangster” as ‘Guru/Kabir’ alongside Mimi Chakraborty. He has acted in commercially hit Bengali films such as ‘One’ (2017), ‘Total Dadagiri’ (2018), ‘Fidaa’ (2018), and ‘Seven’ (2020).
- In 2015, he was inducted in the Calcutta Times Most Desirable Men Top 10 List.
- He is a food enthusiast but also believes in staying healthy. Yash is a fitness fanatic and goes to the gym regularly.