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Mohit Sehgal is an Indian television actor. He is best known for playing Samrat Shergil in the Indian television series, Miley Jab Hum Tum on STAR One, Siddharth in Mujhse Kuch Kethi Yeh Khamoshiyaan on Star Plus, Haider in Qubool Hai and Somendra in Sarojini on Zee TV.[2][3] In 2014, he was a contestant on Dance Ki Takkar. He played Karan in &TV's Shakti - Ek Zindagi Ek Pyaar. He was seen playing Jai in Season 3 of Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani, Sapnon Ki Pyaar Aur Mohabbat Hai which is by Karan Chaggar and Ekta Kapoor.

Personal Life

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Sehgal with his wife and actress Sanaya Irani at his wedding

Mohit Sehgal was born in Chandigarh, Punjab, but was brought up and received his schooling in Delhi. Upon finishing his education, he graduated from a College and eventually moved to Mumbai.

On 25th January 2016, he married his long time girlfriend Sanaya Irani in Goa to whom he fell in love during the shooting of Miley Jab Him Tum[4]

Career

Mohit, began his acting career in 2007 as Vicky, a college boy in the movie Delhi Heights. Mohit then made his television debut as a protagonist in STAR One's Miley Jab Hum Tum. He portrayed the character of Samrat, the loud, wealthy and flamboyant hottie, and the love interest of Gunjan Bhushan (Sanaya Irani). Additionally, he briefly hosted the second series of Zara Nachke Dikha Season 2 on STAR Plus with Sanaya Irani.[5]

After the end of Miley Jab Hum Tum, Mohit took a break. In 2012, Mohit starred in a comedy film titled, Family Aa Rahi Hai . Mohit's next major television role was as Siddharth Kapoor, the male protagonist of Mujhse Kuchh Kehti...Yeh Khamoshiyaan, which premiered on 12 November 2012. However, Mohit decided to quit the show, stating various reasons for his decision. The show was already under the scanner due to its poor ratings and hence, it had to be replaced by Saraswatichandra on 25 February 2013. Mohit played the role of Haider Sheikh, the new lead in Zee TV's popular show Qubool Hai opposite Ketki Kadam.[6][7] Haider is a mature and charming man with a secret who brings in a lot of ambiguity in the equation that Zoya shares with Siddiqui family. He also participated in the dance show Dance Ki Takkar - Season 1 on Star Plus in 2014.[8] He entered as a wild card entrant but later got voted out in 13th week with Sharad Malhotra.[9] In 2015, Mohit's next was Sarojini - Ek Nayi Pehal which he played the lead role as Somendra Singh opposite Shiny Doshi.[10]

In 2016, Sehgal came back with &TV's Shakti - Ek Zindagi Ek Pyaar opposite Pooja Gaur as Karan. In 2017, he came back with Star Plus's Sapnon Ki Pyaar Aur Mohabbat Hai (Third Season of the popular show Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani) as Jai Singh replacing Karan Dahiya who played the character in Season 2. He was paried opposite Kalash actress Aparna Dixit. He left the show in May.[11]

Filmography

Television

Year Show Role Source
2008–2010 Miley Jab Hum Tum Samrat Shergill [12]
2010 Apna Pyaar Kya Hai Varun
2010 Zara Nachke Dikha - Season 2 Himself(host) [13]
2010 Meethi Choori No 1 Himself (To support Sanaya who was a contestant on the show)
2012–2013 Mujhse Kuchh Kehti...Yeh Khamoshiyaan Siddharth Kapoor [14]
2013 Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani Mohit Shekhawat [15]
2013–2014 Qubool Hai Haider Sheikh [16]
2013 Doli Armaano Ki Himself (as a guest and performed a dance with Rachana Parulkar for 31st December 2013 episode)
2014 Dance Ki Takkar 1 Contestant [17]
2014 Dance Ki Takkar 2 Guest [18]
2015-2016 Sarojini - Ek Nayi Pehal Somender [19]
2015 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 Himself (To support Sanaya who was a contestant on the show)
2016 Shakti - Ek Zindagi Ek Pyaar Karan [20]
2017 Bigg Boss 10 Guest
2017 Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu Siddharth Malhotra
2017 Sapnon Ki Pyaar Aur Mohabbat Hai Jai Singh [21]
2017 Nach Baliye 9 Contestant [22]
2017 Dance Ki Takkar 6 Contestant

Films

Year Film Role
2007 Delhi Heights Vicky
2012 Family Aa Rahi Hai Unknown

Awards

Year Award Ceremony Category Show Notes
2009 Kalakar Awards Best Actor Miley Jab Hum Tum Nominated
2011 Galaxy TV Awards Favorite Off-screen Jodi
(with Sanaya Irani)
Won
2015 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Naya Sadasya - Male Sarojini - Ek Nayi Pehal Nominated[23]
Favourite Bhai
Favourite Jodi

References

  1. From reel to real life jodis. The Times of India.
  2. Why Sanaya Irani is unable to understand Mohit these days. The Times of India.
  3. Telly stars making a comeback with interesting projects. The Times of India.
  4. Sanaya Irani and Mohit Sehgal ties the knot in Goa. The Indian Express.
  5. Mohit Sehgal and Sanaya Irani in Zara Nachke Dikha. Retrieved on 8 January 2013.
  6. "Looking forward to work with my friend KSG". The Times of India.
  7. Mohit enters as Vikrant leaves Qubool Hai. The Times of India.
  8. Mohit Sehgal to enter Dance Ki Takkar 1!. Retrieved on 15 January 2014.
  9. Mohit Sehgal and Sharad Malhotra eliminated in Dance Ki Takkar 1. Retrieved on 8 March 2014.
  10. Mohit Sehgal and Paaras Madaan in Rashmi Sharma’s next. Retrieved on 15 May 2015.
  11. Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani Season 3: Not Asha Negi but Kalash actress Aparna Dixit to star with Mohit Sehgal. timesofindia. Retrieved on 25 February 2017.
  12. Replacement stars rewrite TRPs. The Times of India.
  13. Shilpa, Arshad, Vaibhavi to judge 'Zara Nach Ke Dikha'. Deccan Herald.
  14. Mohit Sehgal unwell; quits Khamoshiyaan. The Times of India.
  15. Mohit Sehgal to enter Star Plus' Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani. Retrieved on 17 October 2013.
  16. The handsome & dashing, Mohit Sehgal makes an entry in Qubool Hai!. ZEE TV (10 December 2013).
  17. Mohit Sehgal supports Varun and Barun in Dance Ki Takkar. Retrieved on 14 February 2014.
  18. Dance Ki Takkar 2: Mohit Sehgal meets Sanaya Irani on the sets of her rehearsals. Retrieved on 11 November 2014.
  19. ‘I am working to be more versatile’. The Asian Age.
  20. After his unexpected exit in Sarojini, Mohit Sehgal in &TV's NEXT. Retrieved on 12 June 2016.
  21. Mohit Sehgal to debut in an Ekta Kapoor show on Star Plus. Retrieved on 24 February 2017.
  22. HT Correspondent (9 April 2017). "Nach Baliye 8: Sanaya Irani, Mohit Sehgal confirm they are part of the dance show". Hindustan Times. http://www.hindustantimes.com/tv/nach-baliye-8-sanaya-irani-mohit-sehgal-confirm-they-are-part-of-the-dance-show/story-FpgfinMXqdY06Fn1P41j4I.html. Retrieved 2017-04-25. 
  23. Zee Rishtey Awards 2015: 'Kumkum Bhagya', 'Ek Tha Raja, Tashan-e-Ishq...' get lucky. The Times of India. Retrieved on 3 April 2016.

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