Gautam Rode WikiGautam Rode is an Indian actor and a former model, working in Bollywood and TV serials. He played the role of Saras in the popular daily soap Saraswatichandra which aired on star plus. He was also seen hosting Nach Baliye 6 alongwith Karan Wahi. Gautam has recently bagged the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy honour for his work on television. He was last seen as Rudra in Life OK's 'Mahakumbh'.
BiographyGautam Rode was born on 14 August 1977 and hails from Delhi. He has finished his schooling from Army Public School, Delhi and graduated in Commerce from Bhagat Singh College, Delhi. He wanted to carry on with his father's business of stock broking in the share market, but destiny had other things in store for him.
CareerGautam initially started out his acting career in Bollywood with the film Annarth (2002) opposite Preeti Jhangiani. He has also done various ads as well as albums. Tere Bina, an album by Abhijeet which featured Gautam in the music videos, received international acclaim after winning the MTV Asia Awards. This was followed by a long career on television. His most memorable roles on television was in Baa Bahoo Aur Baby and in the kids adventure TV program Lucky.
He has also appeared as a guest in the show Mallika E Kitchens 1st season. Rode made his Bollywood comeback in 2009 with Ram Gopal Verma's horror flick Agyaat where Gautam enacted the role of Sharman, in which he received noteworthy reviews praising his performance. He has also hosted many shows like India's Got Talent with Mieyang Chang and celebrity couple dance reality show Nach Baliye with Karan Wahi.
Personal ProfileName : Gautam Rode
Date of Birth : 14 August 1977
Age : 38 years
Height : 5'5"
Occupation : Actor, Model
FamilyGautam's father is a stock broker. He wanted his son to continue his career in stock market business but he has a different fate so he became an actor and a model.
In Suryaputra KarnGautam Rode will next be seen playing the title role in popular mythological show 'Suryaputra Karn'. He was last seen in Mahakumbh and before that became popular with his role of Saras in TV show Saraswatichandra. The actor confirmed that, "I am completely thrilled to play the role of Karn on screen. As an actor, I love exploring different characters and Karn is the kind of role which is completely different from what I have played so far". He also expressed that, "In 'Mahabharata', Karn's character is the most interesting one. I am looking forward to start shooting for the show".
Rudra in MahakumbhGautam Rode was seen in Mahakumbh which aired on Life OK. He played the role of male lead Rudra and has worked very hard on his physique to get into his character. He was seen opposite Payal Rajput in the show.
Saras in SaraswatichandraSaraswatichandra was an Indian television soap opera, which aired on Star Plus. Gautam Rode played male lead Saras opposite Kumud (Jennifer Winget) in the serial.
Girlfriend/MarriageGautam is single and is not dating anyone. About marriage he said, "As of now I am not looking for marriage as I think whenever the time is right it will happen. I am too busy to think about getting into a relationship. I am working all the 30 days of a month. If I do get time in the future, I will surely think of finding a mate".
Fitness/DietThe handsome actor Gautam, who is known for his fitness, is currently planning to study fitness and nutrition seriously. He said "It will help enhance my skills and yes, people around will benefit too".
Official WebsitePopular actor has launched his website which is connected to his Facebook page and Twitter handle as well. The actor would be active to interact with his fans. Gautam's motive to launch a website is to stay connected to his fans and let them know about his work.
InterviewWho do you think is the best dressed actress in the Television industry?
One thing you love and would like to change about yourself?
What I love about myself is that I'm extremely dedicated to what I do. I take my work seriously. What I could change about myself is try and be more impulsive. I'm too much of a planner so would like to change that.
What is your biggest obsession?
Annarth - Debut Movie(2002
U, Bomsi & Me (2005)
SerialsJahan Pyaar Mile - Debut Serial
Baa Bahoo Aur Baby
Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai
India's Got Talent (season 3)
Parichay (TV series)
Teri Meri Love Stories
Nach Baliye (season 5)-As Host
Nach Baliye (season 6)-As Host
FavouritesFavourite food : Brown Rice & Rajma
Favourite drink : Coconut water & Double shot cappuccino
Favourite ice-cream flavour : Chocolate
Favourite hangout : Coffee shop
Favourite pastime : Watching films
Favourite movie : The Godfather
Favourite actor : Al Pacino
Favourite actress : Nutan
Favourite song : 'Abhi Naa Jaao'
I like to wear : Jeans & tee, khakhis
I am happy : At the gym
I am sad : When I'm not working out
I get mad : With people who are not competent
I blush : When people say I am cute
Ideal date : A calm, peaceful & beautiful ambiance
I can't live without : Facing The Camera
I get high on : Coffee