Ashish Sharma

Ashish Sharma is an Indian film and television actor. He is recognized for his roles of Prithvi Vallabh in Prithvi Vallabh, Lord Rama[1] in Siya Ke Ram, Major Rudra Pratap Ranawat in Rangrasiya, Ranveer Singh/Fateh Singh Rathore/Jeet Singh in Rab Se Sohna Isshq, and Chandragupta Maurya in Chandragupta Maurya.

Ashish Sharma
Years active2009–present
Archana Taide (m. 2013)


Ashish Sharma began his film career with the 2010 Hindi film Love Sex Aur Dhokha.[2] He made his television debut the same year when he starred as the male lead in Imagine TV's Gunahon Ka Devta.[3]

He played Chandragupta Maurya in the historical drama series Chandragupta Maurya.[4] He also appeared as Ranveer in Zee TV's Rab Se Sohna Isshq.

It was in 2014 that his character Major Rudra Pratap Ranawat, a BSD (border security) officer, on Colors TV show RangRasiya, that garnered him both critical and popular appreciation and making him a household name. He was the winner of Season 7 of dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2014 partnered with choreographer Shampa Sonthalia.[5][6] He was also the host of the radio show Tujhse Naaraaz Nahin Zindagi.[7]

He was last seen on Sony TV's Prithvi Vallabh - Itihaas Bhi, Rahasya Bhi in 2018.[8][9]

In 2018, Sharma and wife Archana Taide produced Khejdi, a film about a transgender played by Sharma himself.[10][11]

Personal life

Ashish was born and raised in Jaipur.[12] On 30 January 2013, Ashish married television actress Archana Taide in Jaipur.[13][14]



YearShowRole ChannelNotes
2010-2011 Gunahon Ka Devta Avdhesh Singh Thakur Imagine TV Male lead[15]
2011-2012 Chandragupta Maurya Chandragupta Maurya Imagine TV Male lead [16][17]
2012-2013 Rab Se Sohna Isshq Ranveer Singh

Fateh Singh Rathore

Jeet Ranveer Singh

Zee TV Male lead [18]
2013-2014 Rangrasiya Rudra Pratap Ranawat Colors TV Male lead [19][20]
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Contestant (Winner) Colors TV Title winner with Shampa Sonthalia [21]
2015 Tujhse Naraaz Nahin Zindagi RJ &TV Host [22]
2015-2016 Siya Ke Ram Ram Star Plus Male lead [23]
2018 Prithvi Vallabh Prithvi Vallabh Sony Entertainment Television Male lead [24]


YearFilmRoleLanguage Notes
2010Alha UdhalUdhalHindi
Love Sex Aur DhokhaShahidHindi [25]
2012Zindagi Tere NaamVishalHindi
The UndertakerThe UndertakerHindi
2018KhejdiKhejdiHindi [26][27][28]

Web Series

YearSeriesRoleLanguage Notes
2019Modi: Journey of a Common ManYounger ModiHindi [29][30]


Year Award Show Category Result
2012 Zee Rishtey Awards Rab Se Sohna Isshq Favourite Kabab Mein Hadi[31] Won
Favourite Popular Face Nominated
Favourite Nayi Jodi shared with Sukirti Kandpal Nominated
2014 Indian Television Academy Awards Rangrasiya Best Actor Nominated
Gr8! Performer Male[32] Won
Desh Ka Sitara - Best Actor (Popular) Nominated
Asian Viewers Television Awards Male Soap Personality of the Year Nominated
Indian Telly Awards Best Actor Nominated
2015 Indian Telly Awards Tujhse Naraaz Nahi Zindagi Best Host Nominated
2016 Indian Television Academy Awards Siya Ke Ram Best Actor Won

See also


  1. "Ashish is back, break ke baad".
  2. "Ashish Sharma: I can't keep doing daily soaps where male actors hardly have any scope - Times of India".
  3. "I fought hard for the moustache, says Rangrasiya star Ashish Sharma". 28 February 2014.
  4. "Actor Ashish Sharma is a nervous wreck? - Times of India".
  5. "Ashish Sharma wins 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7'". Indian Express. 21 September 2014.
  6. "Ashish Sharma: I never thought I'd win Jhalak". Indian Express. 21 September 2014.
  7. "Ashish Sharma turns RJ in Tujhse Naaraaz Nahin Zindagi". Times of India. 19 February 2015.
  8. "Exclusive: Ashish Sharma says he is quite similar to Prithvi Vallabh; talks about the advantages of working in a pre-shot show". 23 January 2018.
  9. "My character of Prithvi Vallabh is exuberant: Ashish Sharma". United News India. 21 January 2018.
  10. "'People asked me not to play a transgender'". The Sunday Guardian Live. 1 June 2019. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  11. "Ashish Sharma: Anupam Kher taught me that it's important to continue working". The Indian Express. 22 May 2018. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  12. "Ashish Sharma: I used to ride from Jaipur to Gurgaon to party during my college days - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  13. "LSD actor Ashish to get married in Jaipur". Times of India. 22 January 2013.
  14. "Real-life couple Ashish Sharma and Archana Taide spill the beans".
  15. "Chilli powder for the rescue! - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  16. "Ashish Sharma: From goon to king... - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  17. "Playing Chandragupta is a demanding job: Ashish Sharma". Zee News. 1 August 2011.
  18. "My wife got scared of my role: Ashish Sharma - Times of India".
  19. "First look". DNA India. 16 November 2013.
  20. "My wife got scared of my role: Ashish Sharma - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  21. "TV actor Ashish Sharma wins 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa' season 7". Deccan Chronicle. 19 September 2014.
  22. "Ashish Sharma turns RJ in Tujhse Naaraaz Nahin Zindagi". Times of India. 19 February 2015.
  23. "What helps Ashish Sharma emote better?". Indian Express. 7 February 2016.
  24. "'Prithvi Vallabh' promises a blend of history and mystery". The Hindu. 23 January 2018.
  25. "I want to be a director: Ashish Sharma - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  26. "'Yeh film TV walon ne banayi hai?'". mid-day. 4 August 2019. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  27. "E-Buzz: Ashish Sharma Plays A Transgender". News18. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  28. "Ashish Sharma's Khejdi headed for US premiere". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  29. "Ashish Sharma to feature as young Narendra Modi in webseries". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  30. "Modi - Journey Of A Common Man Trailer out; Ashish Sharma, Faizal Khan played young Modi". Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  31. "Zee Rishtey Awards 2012 winners & 20 years of Zee TV celebrations".
  32. "The ITA Awards, The Indian Television Academy Awards". Archived from the original on 9 March 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
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