Sudhanshu Pandey is a model, and actor who has been a familiar face on the big and small screens for many years. He shot to fame after playing ‘Vanraj’ in the Star Plus TRP topper Anupamaa. Pandey has become a household name as the male lead and Rupali Ganguly’s on-screen husband in India’s most-watched show.
Here are eight little-known facts about the actor:
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Sudhanshu Pandey
1. A Singer
Sudhanshu has a great voice to go along with his intense, brooding looks which, of course, suit him. In 2002, he was a member of the Hindi boy band ‘Band of Boys,’ which is best known for their album A Band of Boys. 
2. Yoga Is His Fitness Mantra
Pandey is undeniably one of the fittest stars on television. If you ask him about his secret, the 46-year-old handsome will tell you that he practices yoga and pranayama. Yes, in this day and age of steroids and hard-core gymming, Pandey is a supporter of yoga, meditation, and healthy living.
Pandey may appear to be a snack to many women out there, but they’d be surprised to learn that he’s a strict vegetarian in real life.
4. Stay Away From Conflicts
Pande believes that the key to a stress-free life is to never argue. It’s no surprise that he has a long-standing, loving relationship with his wife, Mona Pandey.
5. Spiritual Person
If you look at his Instagram or Facebook account, you’ll notice how much he loves Lord Shiva. He’s used Jai Mahakal quotes as picture captions on several occasions.
6. His First Modeling Assignment
Pandey, who was a successful model before beginning his acting career in 2000 with “Khiladi 420”, began modeling at the age of 19.
7. Serving Entertainment Industry For Over 35 Years
Yes, you read that correctly! Pandey has been in the entertainment industry for 35 years as a model, singer, and actor! And, believe it or not, his first paycheck, INR 25,000, was higher than his father’s salary at the time.
8. Wanted To Join The Indian Army
Sudhanshu had planned to join the Indian Army before succumbing to the glamour bug. This patriotism remains strong in him, and he frequently shares anecdotes during interviews.