Vikas Gupta

Vikas Gupta is an Indian television producer, creative director and host known for participating in Bigg Boss 11, hosting MTV Ace Of Space and participating in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9.[2]

Vikas Gupta
Born (1988-05-07) 7 May 1988[1]
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Years active2008–present
Known forBigg Boss 11
MTV Ace Of Space
Home townDehradun, India [1]
FamilySiddharth Gupta

Early life

Gupta was born on 7 May 1988. He hails from Dehradun.[1] His brother, Siddharth Gupta, is an actor as well as a model.[3][4][5]


Gupta was the creative head of Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms for shows like Mahabharat, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya. Later, he started his own production studio Lost Boy Productions which has created popular television series like Gumrah: End of Innocence, Warrior High, Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan, V The Serial, Yeh Hai Aashiqui and MTV Webbed. Gupta has also been the youngest programming head of MTV India.[6]

In October 2017, Gupta participated in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 11 where he emerged as the second runner up of the season.[7] Due to his performance, he was given the title of “Mastermind” on the show.[8] In 2017, he produced Class of 2017 on ALTBalaji.

In 2018, he hosted IIFA Buzz in Thailand for IIFA Awards 2018 on Voot.[9] Gupta also created and hosted his own reality show titled Ace Of Space on MTV India.[10][11]

In 2019, he participated in Colors TV's Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 in Argentina.[12] Next, he created Puncch Beat for on ALT Balaji.[13] In March, he reunited with his co-contestants Bharti Singh, Aly Goni, Harsh Limbachiyaa among others to be a part of Khatra Khatra Khatra.[14] In May 2019, Gupta created anthology series Yeh Ishq Nahi Aasaan for Dangal TV.[15] In August 2019, he returned as the host of MTV India's Ace Of Space 2.[16]


Year Show Role Channel Reference
2015 Bad Company Host Zing [17]
2017 Bigg Boss 11 Contestant Colors TV
2018 IIFA Buzz Host Voot
Ace Of Space 1 MTV India [18]
2019 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 Contestant Colors TV
Khatra Khatra Khatra Participant
Ace Of Space 2 Host MTV India [19]

Bigg boss 13 ( as contestant)


Year Award Category Work Reference
2018 Lions Gold Awards TV Personality of the Year Bigg Boss 11 [20][21]


  1. "Happy Birthday Vikas Gupta: The lost boy who always finds his way into people's hearts". The Indian Express.
  2. "Who is Vikas Gupta?". The Indian Express. 4 October 2017.
  3. Ekta Kapoor finds her hero by chance – Times of India. (16 May 2014). Retrieved on 25 February 2016.
  4. "Bigg Boss 11's Vikas Gupta confirms his brother has left his house: He wanted to come out of my shadow". India Today.
  5. "Watch: Bigg Boss 11 finalist Vikas Gupta's brother Siddharth reveals the true side of his brother". The Times of India.
  6. "MTV India gets a programming head in Vikas Gupta". Indian Television. 24 January 2014.
  7. "Bigg Boss 11's 'Mastermind' Vikas Gupta reveals why he didn't win the show". Hindustan Times. 16 January 2018.
  8. "'Mastermind' Vikas Gupta's key moments in the show". The Times of India.
  9. "Vikas Gupta is prepping up for IIFA 2018 with Mouni Roy in Thailand". India TV. 21 June 2018.
  10. "Vikas Gupta to host MTV's Hunger Games inspired reality show, Ace of Space". Firstpost.
  11. "'Ace Of Space' is all about shrinking spaces, hearts and minds". The Times of India.
  12. "Bharti Singh to Vikas Gupta: Meet the contestants of Khatron Ke Khiladi 9". India Today.
  13. "Puncch Beat first impression: Good looking, aspirational and dramatic". The Indian Express. 14 February 2019.
  14. "Bharti Singh, Harsh Limbachiyaa, Vikas Gupta reunite for new show". Bangalore Mirror.
  15. "Varun Sood, Divya Agarwal at the launch of Vikas Gupta's new show". Times of India.
  16. "Vikas Gupta to be back as mastermind of 'Ace of Space'". The Times of India.
  17. "Bad Company". Zee5. Retrieved 11 November 2019.
  18. Sen, Biswarup (1 February 2014). [Vikas Gupta: Ace of Space is tougher than Bigg Boss "Big Brother, Bigg Boss"] Check |url= value (help). Channeling Cultures. Oxford University Press. pp. 201–225. Retrieved 14 December 2019.
  19. "Ace of Space 2 Promo: Host Vikas Gupta makes a comeback as evil mastermind; promises to scare the contestants". The Times of India. 5 August 2019. Retrieved 14 December 2019.
  20. "Vikas Gupta wins an award for Bigg Boss 11; thanks housemates, channel". India Today.
  21. "Vikas Gupta bags TV Personality Of The Year Award". The Times of India.
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