Aman Yatan Verma was born on October 11, 1971. His career is extensive both as an Indian actor and a TV anchor. Being the host of the famed game show,
Khullja Sim Sim on Star Plus from the years 2001 to 2004 as well as co-hosting the first season of
Indian Idol on Sony TV, Aman has maintained his famous image with the public. He is known as a charming host who gladdens viewers and lands himself appearances in many anchor roles on several films and serials.
His career started with his acting debut on the TV serial named Pachpan Khambe laal Diwar in 1987. He is also known for acting in the longest running TV serial in the history of Indian television, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2000-2008), portraying the character Anupam Kapadia for 4 years.
In 2003, Verma won the Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role for his 2002 lead role in the soap
Kehta Hai Dil. His first opportunity depicting a negative role was in 2006 in the serial Viraasat. One of his more recent rolls was played in Teen Bahuraniyaan (2007-2009).
Aman Verma has been sticking to smaller roles and shows since being the target of India TV’s sting operation. However, he is still keeping his name out there and whether or not the rumors are true, his name still carries respect and brings smiles to people. Any rumors of his marriage to
Ankita Bhargava were dispelled by Ankita herself, dismissing them as just talk by the media. However she does support Aman in his career and reassures the public of his goodwill and generosity as a person.
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Aman Yatan Verma is a veteran Indian television actor and presenter. He was born on October 11, 1971 and started his career in the industry in the year 1995. He is the son of an Army Officer from whom he fought to pursue his acting career and then he came to Mumbai. Aman has a diploma in Journalism and took up Masters of Business Administration in Finance. He was first into modeling but he got interested more in acting. However, modeling pays a lot and people easily recognize him.
He is also a renowned television host of the first season of the game show, Khullja Sim Sim which originally broadcasted on STAR Plus channel in 2001. He was replaced by
Hussain Kuwajerwala, his co-star in the serial, Kumkum on STAR Plus. He is also the host of the Indian Idol Season 1 together with
Mini Mathur from 2004 to 2005. Aside from hosting, Aman was also a Bollywood actor. He acted in the weekly crime-based show, Hum Ne Li Hai… Shapath and essayed the role of ACP Diler Kumar on Life OK.
Aman acted in various television shows essaying different roles such as Gharana on Zee TV. Later, he did the serials, Samundar and the Hindi serial, Sujata – Ek Stree Ka Samarpan where he played the male lead role as Viresh Shah. He is a false protagonist and the husband of the
Indrani Haldar (played by Sujata Shah). Aman was also part of the Hindi series, Viraasat on STAR One channel. After a while, he was featured in many serials like the popular story of Gayati in the Hindi series, Devi. He was also seen in
Teen Bahuraaniyaan, Kalash, Do Lafzon Ki Kahani, Shanti, Pachpan Khambe Lal Deewarein, Mahabharat Katha and a lot more.
Aman was also part of Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao, the Indian version of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! He also hosted the Seasons 1 and 2 of Indian Idol and the talent hunt reality show, Idea Zee Cinestars on ZEE TV channel. He also joined the reality show, Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki on Life OK which specifically deals with the Indian celebrities who will meet to dine, host, cook and entertain the guests.
Besides television serials and hosting, Aman was also debuted in the Bollywood crime film, Sangharsh followed by Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani. His first lead role was from the movie Koi Hai in 2003. In the same year, he played the lead role as Aman Joshi in the Hindi comedy film, Pran Jaaye Par Shaan Na Jaaye under the direction of Sanjay Jha. Later, he performed a supporting role Baghban with
Amitabh Bachchan and
Hema Malini. Aman acted in more than 20 films that made him popular in the industry. Some of the most recent film he did was Daal Men Kuch Kaala Hai in 2012 and this year’s Hindi film, Dee Saturday Night.
In 2003, he won the Best Actor in a Lead Role in the Indian Telly Awards for his role as Adityapratap Singh in Kehta Hai Dil serial and in 2006 he won the Best Actor in a Negative Role in the Indian Television academy Awards for his role as Rishabh Lamba in Viraasat.