Amit Tandon is back in the news. However, this time not for his singing but his acting skills. The Indian Idol Finalist it seems will be entering in the lives of the Iyers and Bhallas in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein as Ishita’s ex.
While, he makes his re-entry, here we share with you his journey from Indian Idol Finalist to Balaji Telefilms’ Yeh Hai Mohabbatein…
The Early Days
Amit Tandon’s journey in the glam world started with a reality show. He participated in India’s first reality talent hunt named – Indian Idol. An NRI, Amit came all over from America to India to participate in the show. He was one of the finalists in Indian Idol Season 1. He was praised not just for his singing, but also for his looks. Being one of the finalists, Amit also joined the gang in the Indian Idol album.
After Indian Idol 1, Amit also participated in two different reality shows. One was for singing – Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, the other was for dancing – Zara Nachke Dikha. While, in the first show, he was a challenger, in the later he showed his dancing skills by being one of the key members of Boys team. He sung a Punjabi song for his wife in one of the episodes of JJW. Hear him from 33.00 in the below video
Balaji And Other Serials
Though Amit couldn’t win any reality show, he did win Ekta Kapoor’s trust. Next, he got a role in Balaji’s KSBKBT – Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Here, he played the role of Manthan, the son of Karan and Tanya. Other than that, Amit was seen in Balaji’s Dill Mill Gaye on Star One Channel. Here, he essayed the character of Dr. Abhimanyu Modi.
He was also selected to play the role of Prithvi Bose in Kaisa Yeh Pyaar Hai. The show had Iqbal Khan and Neha Bamb in lead roles as Angad and Kripa. Prithvi is a positive character who later turns into an antagonist, finally dying in the serial.
Not just Balaji, Amit also starred in Jeannie Aur Jiju., where he enacted the role of a Pilot. In addition, he also seen as Abhay Singh, an NRI in another serial titled – Saath Saath Banayenge Ek Aashiyan.
His Role in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein
Amit who has been roped in Star Plus’ Yeh Hai Mohabbatein will be seen essaying the role of Subramaniam aka Subbu. Subbu if you remember is Ishita Bhalla’s ex. This role of Subramaniam was earlier played by Bhanujeet. Let me tell you the re-entry of Subbu looks promising because Subbu is a positive character who will try to re-unite Ishita and Ruhi. So, this means, Subbu’s entry will definitely irk Raman as he is ought to become jealous seeing Ishita and Subbu together. Aha, Amit’s entry just made the whole serial interesting. It is reported that many of the actors were called up for this role, however, Amit Tandon was finalize, beating almost all.
Nevertheless, it was long since we last saw Amit Tandon on the small screen, and with him on Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, it seems that the girl viewers will be glued to the screen during the half an hour slot – eagerly waiting for a glimpse of Amit Tandon!