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Vikas Gupta is an Indian television show producer, creative director, screenwriter, host and actor. He was a contestant on Bigg Boss 11 in 2017.[2] He is best known for being the 2nd runner up of the reality show Bigg Boss 11.[3]

He is the owner of the production house Lost Boy Productions.

Career

Gupta was the creative head of Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms for shows like Mahabharat, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil.[2] He later started his own production studio The Lost Boy Productions which created popular television series Gumrah: End of Innocence, Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan, V The Serial, Yeh Hai Aashiqui and MTV Webbed.[4] He is also the programming head of MTV India.[5] On January 25, 2018, he won a 'TV Personality of the Year' award at the Lions Gold Awards.[6]

Personal life

Vikas was born to Sharda Gupta on May 7, 1988.[4] His family consists of his mother and siblings Siddharth, Watan and Komal Gupta .[7]

Television

Producer

Year Show Production House Role Ref(s)
2000–2008 Kyu Ki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Balaji Telefilms Creative Producer [8]
2003 MTV Roadies A Lost Boy Production Producer [8]
2006-2009 Kasamh Se Balaji Telefilms Creative Director [8]
2008 Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Creative Director [8]
2008–2010 Kis Desh Mein Hain Mera Dil Creative Director [8]
2008-2010 Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna Creative Director [8]
2009 Kitani Mohabbat Hai Creative Director [8]
2009-2010 Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai Creative Director [8]
2010-2011 Tere Liye Creative Director [8]
2012–2016 Gumrah A Lost Boy Production Producer [9]
2012 V The Serial Producer, Writer [10]
2013-Present MTV Webbed Producer [10]
2013-2016 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Producer [8]
2014-present Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Producer, Host (for one episode) [8]
2014-2015 Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan Producer [8]
2014-2015 MTV Fanaah Producer [11]
2015 Warrior High Producer [8]
2015 Code Red Producer [12]
2015 Bad Company Host, Producer

Actor

Year Show Production House Role Channel Ref(s)
2010 Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani Balaji Telefilms Cameo - Quit Star One [8]

Reality TV

Year(s) Title Role Channel
2017 Bigg Boss 11 2nd Runner-up Colors TV
2018 Entertainment Ki Raat Guest

Channel Head

Awards

Year Award Category Result
2018 Lions Gold Awards style="background: #99FF99; color: black; vertical-align: middle; text-align: center; " class="yes table-yes2"|Won
2018 Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards style="background: #99FF99; color: black; vertical-align: middle; text-align: center; " class="yes table-yes2"|Won

References

  1. This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Vikas Gupta (producer), that was deleted or is being discussed for deletion, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
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  2. 2.0 2.1 Bigg Boss 11 contestant Vikas Gupta: All you wanted to Know About the Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan Actor and Producer (2017-10-01).
  3. Vikas Gupta- Bigg Boss 11 Contestant: Biography (2 October 2017).
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Bigg Boss 11: Who is Vikas Gupta? Profile, Biography, Photos and Video". The Indian Express. 4 October 2017. http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/television/bigg-boss-11-who-is-vikas-gupta-profile-biography-photos-and-video-4874460/. 
  5. Ekta Kapoor finds her hero by chance – Times of India. Timesofindia.indiatimes.com (16 May 2014). Retrieved on 2017-11-15.
  6. Bigg Boss 11's 'Mastermind', Vikas Gupta bags TV Personality of the Year award. Times of India (January 25, 2018).
  7. "My brother Vikas is being mistreated in Bigg Boss house: Siddharth Gupta". Times of India. 10 October 2017. http://www.hindustantimes.com/tv/my-brother-vikas-is-being-mistreated-in-bigg-boss-house-siddharth-gupta/story-i41y9qfUZhwJ6gWZWjSViN.html. 
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  9. Crime is the next big space on Indian Television:Ekta Kapoor
  10. 10.0 10.1 Ekta & Vikas's next: A unique show presenting story of Indian TV Actors for the first time ever in the hiostory of Indian Television.
  11. 'MTV Fanaah' back with new backdrop, fresh roles. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd (16 October 2014). Retrieved on 17 October 2014.
  12. "Code Red's ‘Talaash’ to unravel unexplained paranormal occurrences on Colors". Best Bedia Info. 21 April 2015. http://www.bestmediainfo.com/2015/04/code-reds-talaash-to-unravel-unexplained-paranormal-occurrences-on-colors/. Retrieved 8 May 2015. 
  13. Vikas Gupta appointed new Programming Head at MTV India (24 January 2014).

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