Jay Bhanushali Profile

Jay Bhanushali is an Indian television model turned actor, who is best known for playing the role of Neev in Kayamath. The sweet, charming and talented hero entered in the Indian television industry with his acting in the popular Balaji's show 'Kayamath'. He is also an anchor and hosted many Dance India Dance season and also known for his dancing skills post Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 2. Jay is making his debut in Bollywood with his upcoming movie Platform no.6 in 2013. He had won the battle with his Baliye Mahi Vij in Nach Baliye 5.


Jay was born on December 25, 1984 in India. Initially he failed to make a mark and did not manage to bag commercials. But gradually things started out rolling for the actor. He featured in commercials like Motorola, Pepsi, Lays and Rediffmail.com. He started his career as a model and then acted in Disney TV's Dhoom Machaao Dhoom. He later landed the lead role by soap opera queen Ekta Kapoor in her show Kayamath. He is married to Mahii Vij, recognized as Nakusha of Laagi Tujhse Lagan. He then participated in Nach Baliye 5 with his wife both emerged as the winners of Nach Baliye Season 5.


Jay has completed his schooling from BPM high school, Khar.

Jay Bhanushali profile

Personal Profile

Name : Jay Bhanushali
Nick Name : Jay,Neev
Birthday(Date of Birth) : December 25, 1984
Birth Place : India
Age : 29 years
Occupation : Modelling, Actor, Dancer & Anchor
Status : Married
Wife/Spouse : Mahii Vij
Sun-Sign : Capricorn
Religion. Hindu
Height : 5'8" Approx.
Debut Serial : Dhoom Machaao Dhoom


Tv actor Jay Bhanushali had been dating Mahhi Vij for a long time. After that the couple has decided to get married on November 11, 2011. And it was a court marriage with just our family present.

Personal life

Jay Bhanushali is a big-time gamer and is crazy about cricket. A devotee of Lord Ganesh, he visits the Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai whenever he gets time. He likes Bollywood films with drama, suspense and emotions compared to Hollywood action thrillers. He is a romantic guy and love to do flirtious roles, his favourite song is Pehla Nasha. He loves to have gadgets of the latest generation.


Jay Bhanushali has started his career in acting because of his sister. It was his own sister Hetal Bhanushali who told him to try his luck in modeling. He is married to the cute and bubly actress Mahi Vij. He loves his wife alot and through his performance on Nach Baliye 5 he shared that he don't want his wife to die before him.

Dance India Dance

Dance India Dance is a reality dance show that airs on Zee TV. Jay was the host of all the seasons of Dance India Dance. He has got awards for Best Anchor for Dance India Dance Li'l Masters 2. He hosted few seasons with her co-anchor Saumya Tandon and the last Dance India Dance Li'l Masters season 3 with sweet little contestant of Dance India Dance Li'l Masters 2 Shreya Aacharya. Currently he is hosting Dance India Dance Season 4 alongwith beautiful actrees Ishita.

In Desi Kattey

TV actor Jay Bhanushali is making his debut with Anand Kumar of Zila Ghaziabad fame's Desi Kattey. The story of the film is about two kids who grow up making pistols in a factory. As adults they become sharp shooters under the training of a coach played by Suniel Shetty. Jay has undergone a complete look transformation for Desi Kattey. His character 'Gyani' in the film is supposedly a strong and macho male. So Jay will be seen sporting an overgrown beard and a strong muscular frame. Jay looks quite a hunk with the new rugged look.

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Nach Baliye 5 winner

They have won the most popular reality dance show nach baliye season 5. It is a successful dance reality show, where celebrity couples participate and the best of the lot wins the competition.

Jay Bhanushali and Mahii Vij

Jay Bhanushali's longtime girlfriend Mahii Vij is now his wife. After a grand engagement, Mahhi Vij had a quiet wedding. Mahhi Vij, best known as Nakusha from Laagi Tujhse Lagan, had been dating actor Jay Bhanushali for a long time. There were talks of the two being secretly married too. He is a good husband and in turn Mahi is a good wife. Currently, Mahi is at home and taking care of her husband his food, his gym routine etc.

Mahii Vij
Mahi Vij

Reality Shows

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 2(2008)- As Participant on Sony TV
Kaun Jeetenga Bollywood Ka Ticket(2008)- As Participant on 9X
Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao(2009)-As Contestant on Sony TV
Dance India Dance (season 1)(2009)-As Host on Zee TV
Dance India Dance (season 2)(2010)- As Host on Zee TV
Meethi Choori No. 1 (2011)-As Host on Imagine TV
Dance India Dance Doubles(2011)-As Host on Zee TV
Dance India Dance (season 3)(2012)-As Host on Zee TV
Dance India Dance Li'l Masters 2(2012)-As Host on Zee TV
Dance Ke Superkids(2012)-As Host on Zee TV


Dhoom Machaao Dhoom(2007)- As Varun Bhaskar on Disney
Kayamath(2007 - 2010)- As Neev Shergill on Star Plus
Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil(2009)- As Yuvraaj on Star Plus
Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi(2010 - 2011)- As Adityaon STAR One
Kairee...Rishta Khatta Meetha(2012)- As Anuj Shrivastav onColors TV

Jay Bhanushali Awards

Year Award Category Work Character Result
2007 Indian Telly Awards Best Fresh New Face(Male) Kayamath Neev Shergill Won
2008 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role(Male) Kayamath Neev Shergill Won
2012 5th Boroplus Gold Awards Best Anchor Dance India Dance Li'l Masters 2 Himself Won

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