Vikas Gupta is an Indian TV producer, screenwriter, and actor. He is a well-known person in the TV industry and has worked for popular shows like MTV’s Webbed, Gumrah, and Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan.
On 30 September, 2017, he was selected as a celebrity contestant on Bigg Boss, a reality show hosted by Salman Khan and which airs on Colors TV. In the initial episodes of the reality show, Vikas smartly tackled and answered all queries about his sexuality. He had previously worked with actress Shilpa Shinde, a Bigg Boss co-contestant, in the sitcom Bhabhi ji Ghar Par Hain. He had a fallout with her and subsequently a big fight on the sets of Bigg Boss. This incident grabbed the headlines and increased the viewership of the show.
Early Life and career
Vikas was born on 7th May 1987. He did his schooling in Dehradun and later moved to Delhi for college education.
Gupta started his career as a visual effects artist in the year 2010. He also appeared in a well-known comedy series. He got a trainee job offer from Balaji Telefilms and a day after the interview was invited by the production house and made a creative head. With Balaji, Vikas was involved in creation of serials such as Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Mahabharat, and Kis Desh Mein Hain Mera Dil. He became very famous in the industry due to his young age and the level of success that he achieved as a creative head at Balaji.
Gupta is also the founder of ‘The Lost Boy Productions’ production house. Under the brand, he has produced a few trendsetting and truly unique shows such as The Serial and Gumrah for Channel V, MTV Webbed, and Yeh Hai Aashiqui for Bindass. These shows are some of the best shows with high ratings in the respective channels.
Vikas Gupta – Boyfriend
He is known to be in a relationship with Parth Samthaan, a TV actor. It is believed that Parth’s ex-girlfriend Disha Patani (Bollywood actress) severed ties with him, when it emerged that he was dating Vikas. There are speculations that Vikas Gupta is in a relationship with Priyank, the Bigg Boss 11 contestant.
Vikas Gupta – Bigg Boss 11 Controversy
Vikas entered into an altercation with Akash Dadlani, who had made comments on his se*xual preference. When Dadlani went on to comment against Vikas’s mother, the latter confronted Dadlani and was about to hit him, when his friend Priyank did the needful. As a consequence, Salman Khan eliminated Priyank from the Bigg Boss house.
- Vikas tried his hand at acting and began the shoot for “Pyaar Ki Ye Ek Kahaani”. He however gave up after just four days of shooting.
- Gupta is 6 feet tall.