Shakti Anand

Shakti Anand
Born (1975-09-23) 23 September 1975[1]
OccupationTelevision actor
Years active2000 – present
Sai Deodhar (m. 2005)

Shakti Anand is an Indian television actor.

Life and career

Anand was born on 23 September 1975 in Delhi in a Punjabi family.[1]

Anand studied at the Tamil Education Association university in Delhi and majored in the Science stream.[1] After that, he received his master's degree in pharmaceutical engineering. Shakti received the offer to act in the television show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi while he was working as a medical examiner with GE Capital in Delhi. He received his master's degree in pharmaceutical engineering, and was working as a medical examiner with GE Capital in Delhi before he received an offer to work on the television show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi in which he played the role of Hemant Virani.[2] He played a blind boy in telefilm Nayan Jyoti, produced by Deepak Sharma and edited by Sanjeev Khanna for Doordarshan.

He later appeared in Saara Akaash, Sambhav Asambhav and Ek Ladki Anjaani Si.[3] He also hosted the first season of the crime reality show Crime Patrol in 2004.[4][5] He and his wife Sai Deodhar participated in the first season of the celebrity dance show Nach Baliye. In the serial Godh Bharaai, he performed as the character Shivam.[3] He had worked in the daily soap called Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap as Maharana Udai Singh. He has also worked in the show SuperCops vs Supervillains on Life OK. He was also seen as Shiv in the show Gangaa on &TV. Anand was last seen playing Maharaja Shiladitya, the king of Maling, in the show Mayavi Maling on Star Bharat.

Anand married actress Sai Deodhar in 2005. They have a daughter born in 2011.[1]


Year Show Role Channel
2000 Aakash Zee TV
2000 X Zone - Saheli Episode 120 Zee TV
2000 - 2002 ; 2002 - 2004 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Hemant Virani Star Plus
2001 - 2002 Sansaar[6] Zee TV
2002 - 2003 Ssshhhh...Koi Hai Captain Kishan Star Plus
2003 Sambhav Asambhav Siddharth Nath Sony TV
2003 - 2005 Saara Akaash Flight Lt. Vikram Kochar / Squadron Leader Vikram Kochar Star Plus
2004 - 2006 Crime Patrol Host [7] Sony TV
2005 Kkusum Party Host (Episode 821) Sony TV
2005 Nach Baliye 1 Contestant Star One
2005 - 2007 Ek Ladki Anjaani Si Nikhil Samarth Sony TV
2006 C.I.D. - 60 Feet Underwater Nikhil Samarth (Episode 427) Sony TV
2007 - 2008 Good Morning Zindagi[8] Host[9] 9X
2009 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Drishti Dr. Ashish / Nitin Kapoor (Episode 202 - Episode 209) Star One
2009 Bhaskar Bharti Omkar Sinha Sony TV
2010 Godh Bharaai Shivam Agnihotri Sony TV
2013 Sanjeev Kapoor Ke Kitchen Khiladi Guest Contestant (Episode 40) Sony TV
2013 - 2015 Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap Maharana Udai Singh Sony TV
2014 Savdhaan India Bharat Gupta (Episode 936) Life OK
2015 Aahat - Lori Shekhar (Episode 1)[10] Sony TV
2015 - 2016 SuperCops vs Supervillains Commander Jagatveer Rana Life OK
2015 - 2016 Balika Vadhu MLA Dr. Jagdish (Jagya) Singh Colors TV
2017 Gangaa Shiv Jha &TV
2017 Savdhaan India Suraj Pratap Singh (Episode 2158) Life OK
2018 Mayavi Maling Maharaja Shiladitya Star Bharat
2018 - 2019 Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara Raja Ratan Pratap Singh Colors TV
2019 Kitchen Champion Guest Contestant (Episode 45) Colors TV
2019 D.A.T.E. Neil Sharma ZEE5
2019 Crime Alert Host Dangal TV
2019 - present Tenali Rama King Balakumaran SAB TV



  1. "Shakti Anand's Birthday Special". The Times of India. 23 September 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  2. "Playing new roles: Sai Deodhar and Shakti Anand have taken their relationship from the small screen to real life". The Telegraph. 3 December 2005. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
  3. "Curtain raiser to Godh Bharaai Wednesday,". one india. 10 March 2010. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
  4. "Tele-tracking". The Hindu. 5 July 2004. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
  5. "Telly stars twinkle in city". The Tribune. 29 August 2004. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
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  10. "Sony's rebooted 'Aahat' to go on air from 18 February". Indian Television. Retrieved 16 February 2015.

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