Amit Tandon

Amit Tandon is an Indian singer, musician and television actor who started his career as a finalist in Indian Idol 1.[2] He is known for playing the characters Prithvi Bose in Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai and Dr. Abhimanyu Modi in the television series Dill Mill Gayye.

Amit Tandon
OccupationActor, musician
Years active2004–present
Ruby Tandon
(m. 2007; separated 2017)
Children1 daughter


Tandon came to India to participate in the country's first reality TV show and had made his way to the final round of Indian Idol 1. He was the second to be eliminated on 31 December 2004. He provided vocals for the Indian Idol 1 album and another album also featuring the Idol finalists titled Yaaron. After Idol, he was next seen as Prithvi in Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai alongside Iqbal Khan and Neha Bamb. Prithvi was a supporting character who later became an antagonist until he ended up dead in middle of the show. He was then cast in the role of Manthan, Karan and Tanya's son, in the serial, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. The show last aired on 6 November 2008. After Kyunki, his next show was the Zee TV drama, Saath Saath Banayenge Ek Aashiyaan. He played the role of an NRI, Abhay Singh.

After taking part in Indian Idol, Tandon took part in two more reality shows - Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar and Zara Nachke Dikha. He performed in the Indian telly awards 2009 with Sara Khan on twist (love Aaj Kal). He was also there on an episode of Laughter Ke Phatke. Since 15 January 2011, he is the host of the reality show Dadagiri Season 4 on UTV Bindass. His most notable role to date is Dr. Abhimanyu Modi in Dill Mill Gayye opposite Nikita Malhotra (portrayed by Shweta Gulati). He is also seen as Jimmy/Rahul in Jeannie Aur Juju.

In 2008, he released his debut solo album, Tanha - Lonely at Heart on Tips.[2]

Personal life

In 2007 he married Ruby Tandon with whom he has a daughter. They separated in 2017.[1]


Year Show Role Channel
2004 Indian Idol 1 Contestant Sony TV
2005-2006 Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai Prithvi Bose Sony TV
2006 Karam Apnaa Apnaa Natesh Star Plus
2006-2007 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Manthan Virani Star Plus
2007 Bhabhi Nihal Star Plus
2008 Saath Saath Banayenge Ek Aashiyaan Abhay Singh Zee TV
2008 Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar Contestant Star Plus
2008 Zara Nachke Dikha Contestant STAR One
2008 Jalwa Four 2 Ka 1 Contestant 9X
2008-2010 Dill Mill Gayye Dr. Abhimanyu Modi STAR One
2010 Laughter Ke Phatke Himself STAR One
2011 Dadagiri Host Bindass
2012 Hum Ne Li Hai...Shapath Sumit Life OK
2012 Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani Sumeet Singh Star Plus
2013 Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki Contestant Life OK
2013 Jeannie Aur Juju Rahul Chaturvedi SAB TV
2015 Bhanwar Advocate Rohit Rajput Sony TV
2015 Adaalat Public Prosecutor Mr. Jain Sony TV
2015 Ye Hai Mohabbatein Dr. Subramaniam (Subbu) Chandran Star Plus
2015 Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi Rajat Colors TV
2015 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Professor Akash Zing
2016 Adaalat (season 2) Monty Khanna Sony TV
2016 Dil Deke Dekho Kamal Chopra SAB TV
2017-2018 Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki Abhishek Khurana Colors TV


Garv Indian Television Award 2018


Year Title Label
2005 Indian Idol 1 Sony BMG
2005 Yaaron Sony BMG
2008 Tanha - Lonely at Heart Tips


|2014 | Creature 3D | Vikram Bhatt


  1. "Actor Amit Tandon confirms separation from wife Ruby, says infidelity not the reason". Hindustan Times. 11 August 2017. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  2. "Tanha - Lonely At Heart". Archived from the original on 1 September 2009. Retrieved 23 August 2009.
  3. "2018 - Garv Indian Television Honours". 31 August 2017.
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