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Ankit Gupta: Know the latest Bigg Boss 16 contestant to enter Salman Khan’s show

Ankit Gupta entered the show with Priyanka Chaudhary.

Ankit Gupta: Know the latest Bigg Boss 16 contestant to enter Salman Khan’s show
Ankit Gupta (Instagram).
  • Shaheen Irani

Last Updated: 04.31 PM, Oct 01, 2022


Currently in news for his show Udaariyaan, Ankit Gupta has been a well-known face in the TV industry since a long time. The actor, who has entered Bigg Boss 16 with Priyanka Chahar Chaudhary, is making all the right noises. How well do you think you know this contestant from Salman Khan’s show? Test yourself here…

- Made his acting debut with Balika Vadhu

Not many could have been able to guess this but Ankit Gupta was actually a part of Balika Vadhu. The actor played Dr. Abhishek Kumar on the show.

- Went to films also in 2012

Balika Vadhu wasn’t Ankit’s only debut in 2012. He also worked in the Hindi film Tutiya Dil in the same year.

- One year later, Ankit became a fairly popular face

By 2013, Ankit worked in Sadda Haq, a show which was loved by the youth back then. He played the role of Parth Kashyap which became career-defining for him.

- Known among mass TV audience for Begusarai

By 2015, this actor was seen in Begusarai. He played Garv Thakur on the show.

- Stepped another ladder of success thanks to Udaariyaan

Ankit became extremely popular for his pairing with Priyanka Chahal Chauhan on their TV show, Udaariyaan. While he played Fateh Singh Virk, she was seen in the role of Tejo Sandhu Virk. Fans call them #FaTejo and #PriyankIt.

- Has been active on web series front too

Ankit has embraced OTT as much as any actor out there. He was seen in Illegal – Justice, Out of Order in the role of Neeraj Shekhawat. Ankit followed this up by playing Inspector Sachin Kadam in Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu.

- Not his first time on Bigg Boss

Ankit has been a part of Bigg Boss even before. He had visited the show back in Bigg Boss 14 but as a guest. This year, he is a contestant.