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Vikas Gupta is an Indian TV producer, screenwriter, creative director, and host. He shot to fame after he participated in Big Boss 11 on Colors which was hosted by Salman Khan. He emerged as the runner up of the show, and people praised his game strategy a lot. It is during that time when Salman Khan called him the mastermind player, and it somehow became his nickname. Vikas Gupta later started his reality show Ace of Space that he hosted as well. Before his Big Boss 11 appearance, he was already a TV host.
Back in 2015, he had worked as the host of a game show called Bad Company. Vikas Gupta became a household name and a bigger celebrity after Big Boss 11 and he participated in Khatron Ke Khiladi soon. The show is the Indian version of the classic AXN show Fear Factor. Vikas has a history of rejections and failures before he rose to fame. Initially, he had joined as a trainee in Balaji Telefilms, a leading production house owned by Ekta Kapoor, actor Jeetendra Kapoor’s daughter. However, Vikas was fired within a week for reasons still unknown. He later started working with Deeya Singh, a Hindi television director in her company DJ’s. Later, Balaji Telefilms took the initiative of calling back Vikas to their office and offering him a position.
It was from there that Vikas’ real journey began, and he has not looked back since then. Recently Vikas Gupta is in the news for his controversial video in which he seems to have joined the #meToo movement, and wants to call out people who have allegedly tried to harass him mentally. Some of the names that have come out in this controversy are that of Parth Samthaan, Shilpa Shinde, Priyank Sharma, and more.
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- Birth: Vikas Gupta was born on May 7, 1987, and he is currently 33 years old. He was born in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. He is a Taurus according to his birth date. Physical stats: Vikas is 6-feet tall, and weighs approximately 176 lbs. His chest is 42 inches, waist 34 inches, and biceps are 14 inches. He has naturally Dark Brown eyes, and his original hair color is Black.
- Education: Vikas Gupta completed his primary education in his hometown Dehradun. Later, he attended the Rai University in Ahmedabad, Gujarat for his higher education.
- Parents: Vikas Gupta was born in a non-film family to simple parents. His father was a simple man, and his mother Sharda Gupta has always been his pillar of strength.
- Siblings: Vikas has one brother Siddharth Gupta who is a model and actor.
- Marriage: Vikas Gupta is a bisexual man whose only relationship that was made public was with Parth Samthaan, a popular Television actor.
- Vikas made his debut as a producer with the show Gumrah: End of Innocence (2012-2016)
- His debut as a screenwriter happened in 2011 with the show Mujhe Meri Family Se Bachao
- As a creative director, his shows include Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kahaani hamarey Mahabharat Ki, Kis Desh Mein Hain Mera Dil, and Code Red
- He was the writer and producer of hit shows including The Serial, Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Gumrah: End of Innocence.
Vikas has been associated with several other shows as a producer, writer, host, and participant.