Hailing from Chandigarh and raised in Meerut, Gaurav Sharma was born on 14th November 1992. He is an Indian television heartthrob. The thespian’s leap to acting is nothing short of a boy-next-door who moves to Mumbai for better prospects. His career’s biggest breaks came in the wake of tv serials like Diya Aur Bati Hum, Chandragupta Morya, and Colours’ Meri Ashiqui Tumse Hi. Shadi Mubarak on Star Plus is his most recent works. In films and webseries alike, Gaurav raises the bar every time he appears on the screen. Being a dog dad to Baloo and working out like an athlete top the list of his favorite recreational pursuits. While we may know the star to be a household name, here are eight lesser-known facts about him:
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Gaurav Sharma
1- Family Origin & Parents
His father Maghvendra Sharma worked in the Indian army as Corps of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Gaurav is Maghvendra and Nirmal Sharma’s second-born son, preceded by his brother Saurabh Sharma.
2- Academic Profile
Gaurav primarily attended an army school in Chandigarh. When the family moved to Meerut, he completed his remaining education. In just his final year of high school, Gaurav worked as a sales executive. Later he joined an international call centre in Gurgaon.
Modeling briefly, the young dreamer sought to become an actor and moved to Mumbai in 2009. He auditioned for Beyond Dreams Ent, a production company that led to being shortlisted for Yash Patnaik’s Jamuna as a lead.
4- Television Steals
On tv, Gaurav has worked in a plethora of serials like Ladies Special (2009), Chandragupta Maurya (2011), Nadaniyaan (2013), Kairi- Rishta Khatta Meetha (2012), and Palampur Express (2009).
5- Fame Time
The Star Plus soap Diya Aur Baati Hum (2011) where he played a terrorist was an instant catch amongst its audience. In 2013, Gaurav replaced Neev Jain as Khush Kapoor in Sony Tvs’ Bade Achhe Lagte Hain.
6- Film Credits
It’s not surprising that the actor has Bollywood affiliations to his name. He is known for featuring in Din Ke Andhere Mein (2013) as his debut,1978 A Teen Night Out (2019), and the blockbuster film Aashiqui 2.
The Zee 5 original Bombers (2019) was his first one-of-a-kind web series endeavor. In 2020 Sharma made waves as Pawan in Poison 2, another web series on Zee5.
8- Wife Life
In 2017 the love birds Gaurav and Priyanka Sachan, also an actor, solemnized their relationship at a destination wedding in Goa. They became parents to Shivanshi in 2020.