Tall, fair and handsome, Nandish Sandhu is one of the leading actors seen on Indian Television. A versatile actor, he has done all sorts of role in his career. What’s more, these days he is also active on reality TV shows trying out various things from comedy, adventure to dancing. Now as he is moving ahead, week by week in the ongoing reality dance competition, Nach Baliye, here we share some of the interesting facts about the actor.
Born on May 4, 1976 in Bharatpur, Nandish started his career as a model. He was seen in various Print Ads including Aptech Computers, Reliance Telecom, Jet Airways, Set Max Channel ID, TT Garments, Apple Jaquzi, Tata Indicom Calendar and Fisher Club Wear. In addition, Nandish also did several commercial ads such as Microsoft, GM Computers, and Filmfare. During his school days, Nandish loved playing outdoor sports specially cricket. He was also into Martial Arts but due to some reasons he had to quit the sport without completing it.
Career: The Beginning
Nandish entered the TV industry in 2007 with Balaji Telefilms’ Kasturi. Here he was seen as a parallel lead Raunak Sabarwal. The show starred Karan Patel in the lead role and was screened for a period of two years. However, his big break came with Uttaran where he was seen as Veer Singh. His wife Rashami Desai too shot to fame with this serial.Karan Patel in the lead role and was screened for a period of two years. However, his big break came with Uttaran where he was seen as Veer Singh. His wife Rashami Desai too shot to fame with this serial.
He Played Several Positive Roles
Nandish was/is mostly seen in positive role. He has done several serials over the years. He was seen as Rehaan Habeeb Khan in Muslim drama Beintehaa, as Aditya in Phir Subah Hogi, as Saket in Kayamath, as Rahul in Sony TV’s Hum Ladkiyan, as Yasir on Sony TV’s Khwaish.
Episodic Roles and Reality TV
Along with non-fiction serials, Nandish was also seen in several episodic roles. He did an episodic role of Raaz Pichle Janam Ka. Then again, he was seen in Shh…Phir Koi Hai on Star One. Besides, he also participated in various reality TV shows including Comedy Circus, Encounter on Sony TV, and Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega. Nandish also took part in this year’s Khatron Ke Khiladi 6.
Nach Baliye 7
Off late Nandish is in the news for the ongoing Nach Baliye 7 – a reality dance competition where celebrity couples are competing against each other. He is seen shaking his leg on romantic songs with his baliye Rashami Desai. The couple is given the title of Khatta Meetha Jodi as over the years the couple has gone through lot of ups and down in their relationship. Through this platform the couple is trying to know each other.
Nandish married Rashami Desai in the year 2012. It was a love marriage. A year later, the couple was blessed by a baby girl. However, soon their relationship took a new turn where their love turned into hatred. They started living separately and even decided to get a divorce. However, after going separate ways for a year, both of them realized the love for each other. At the start of 2015, Rashami moved in with Nandish once again. And this time, we hope that the couple is meant to stay forever!
By: Deepti Verma