Vikas Gupta is an Indian television show producer, screenwriter and actor.[2] He was a participant in the 2017 season of the reality show Bigg Boss 11.[3]


He 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.[1][2] He is also the programming head of MTV India.[4]

He started his career as a television actor later one he spread his wing as screenwriter and producer. After moving to Mumbai, he started to work for Bhimsain Khurana as a writer. Bhimsain Khurana is a renowned Bollywood director who has done films like “Gharonda” in 1977.

As Creative Head

After this, he joined Balaji Telefilms as a trainee, but he got fired in 4 days. After that, he joined DJ’s A Creative and worked there under Deeya Singh who is a TV director. Due to his good and dedicated work, Vikas was called back to Balaji Telefilms again by the same person who fired him.

Later on, he worked as the creative head in successful TV soaps like “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi” “Mahabharat”, “Kis Desh Main Hain Mera Dil” and others.

As Producer

After the successful stint in Balaji Telefilms, he started his own production house “A Lost Boy Productions”. Here his put his first step as a producer and produced many popular TV series like “Gumraah: End of Innocence”, “The Serial”, “Yeh Hain Aashiqui”, “MTV Webbed” and others.

As Screenwriter

But this was not the end of his skills, he showed his great skills as a successful screenwriter too. He had written scripts for many successful TV serials like the episode writer of “Mujey Meri Family Sey Bachao”, episode writer of “Golden Era with Annu Kapoor”, Desi Beats, Gumrah: End of Innocence along with “The Serial”



Year Show Production House Role Ref(s)
2000–2008 Kyu Ki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Balaji Telefilms Creative Producer [2]
2003 MTV Roadies A Lost Boy Production Producer [2]
2006-2009 Kasamh Se Balaji Telefilms Creative Director [2]
2008 Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Creative Director [2]
2008–2010 Kis Desh Mein Hain Mera Dil Creative Director [2]
2008-2010 Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna Creative Director [2]
2009 Kitani Mohabbat Hai Creative Director [2]
2009-2010 Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai Creative Director [2]
2010-2011 Tere Liye Creative Director [2]
2012–2016 Gumrah A Lost Boy Production Producer [5]
2012 V The Serial Producer, Writer [6]
2013-Present MTV Webbed Producer [6]
2013-2016 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Producer [2]
2014-present Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Producer, Host (for one episode) [2]
2014-2015 Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan Producer [2]
2014-2015 MTV Fanaah Producer [7]
2015 Warrior High Producer [2]
2015 Code Red Producer [8]
2015 Bad Company Host, Producer


Year Show Production House Role Channel Ref(s)
2010 Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani Balaji Telefilms Cameo - Quit Star One [2]

Reality TV

Year Show Production House Role Channel Ref(s)
2017-18 Bigg Boss 11 Enemol Shine India Celebrity Contestant - 2nd Runner-up Colors TV [9]

Channel Head


Year Award Category Show Outcome
2016 ITA awards Best Thriller Award Gumrah Won
2016 ITA awards Best Story Teller Gumrah Won

Personal life

He is the older brother of Bollywood actor Siddharth Gupta.[11]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Bigg Boss 11: Who is Vikas Gupta? Profile, Biography, Photos and Video". The Indian Express. 4 October 2017. 
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 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. Ekta Kapoor finds her hero by chance – Times of India. (16 May 2014). Retrieved on 2017-11-15.
  5. Crime is the next big space on Indian Television:Ekta Kapoor
  6. 6.0 6.1 Ekta & Vikas's next: A unique show presenting story of Indian TV Actors for the first time ever in the hiostory of Indian Television.
  7. 'MTV Fanaah' back with new backdrop, fresh roles. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd (16 October 2014). Retrieved on 17 October 2014.
  8. "Code Red's ‘Talaash’ to unravel unexplained paranormal occurrences on Colors". Best Bedia Info. 21 April 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2015. 
  9. Bigg Boss 11: Vikas Gupta Is Part Of Salman Khan’s Controversial Reality Show, Confirms Sunny Leone (25 September 2017).
  10. Vikas Gupta appointed new Programming Head at MTV India (24 January 2014).
  11. "My brother Vikas is being mistreated in Bigg Boss house: Siddharth Gupta". Times of India. 10 October 2017. 

External links

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