Vishal Singh (actor, born 1974)

Vishal Singh is an Indian television and film actor. He made his soap debut with science fiction series Indradhanush in 1989 along with Karan Johar. He is most known for his role as Sanju in the comedy series,Dekh Bhai Dekh Currently, he can be seen as Naitik in the hit soap opera Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, airing on Star Plus.[2]

Vishal Singh
Born1974 (age 4445)[1]
OccupationActor, Model
Years active1982–present
Spouse(s)Adita Wahi


Vishal Singh was born and brought up in Indore.[3] He made his acting debut as a child actor in the 1982 film Rajput. In 1989, Singh made his television debut as part of the cast of the television show Indradhanush on DD, which was directed by Anand Mahendroo. The story was of four boys and their school life. After this show, Anand Mahendroo selected Singh for Dekh Bhai Dekh. In the 90s he also played an important role of Bilal in the famous serial Gul Gulshan Gulfaam, directed by Ved Rahi. He had also appeared in the music videos Maikhane se Sharab se, by Pankaj Udhas, playing a drunkard and Sriram Iyer's Aisa Bhi Kabhi Hota Hai.

In 2011, he joined the cast of the TV series, Parvarrish - Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi, playing the role of a father as Jeet Ahuja.[1]

In 2016, he was finalized to portray the parallel lead role of Naitik Singhania in Star Plus's longest-running drama series Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.[4] About joining the popular show, he said "I am very excited to play the role of Naitik. Men like him are rarely found today and nothing better than playing an ideal man on screen who can definitely set an example. He is the perfect husband, father and son."[5] In the show, he replaced actor Karan Mehra, who has played Naitik's character for almost seven years.


1988Mirza GhalibYoung Ghalib
1989IndradhanushDD National; all 13 episodes
1991Gul Gulshan GulfaamBilal
1993–1997Dekh Bhai DekhSanjay Dewan (Sanju)DD Metro, Sony TV
2000RishteyZee TV; Episode: "Disha"
2002Dil Hai Ki Manta NahinAmitSony TV
2002Hum Hain Dilwale[6]AjaySony TV
2003KashmeerKinshuk KachrooStar Plus
2002–2006Astitva...Ek Prem KahaniDr. Siddhant Awasthi (Sid)Zee TV
2002–2004LipstickTarun SinghaniaZee TV
2003 C.I.D.Naveen Sony TV; 2 episodes
2005AyushmaanAryan Sony TV
2004Dekho Magar Pyaar SeStar Plus
2005Kabhi Haan Kabhi NaanDipankarZee TV
2005–2007Ek Ladki Anjaani SiYash MamuSony TV
2007–2008BhabhiDr. Dev ThakralStar Plus
2008–2009Aathvaan Vachan[7]AadeshSony TV
2011–2013Parvarrish - Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi[8]Jeet AhujaSony TV
2016–2018Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata HaiNaitik Raj Shekhar SinghaniaStar Plus


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