Anuj Sachdeva is an Indian actor, model, theatre artist, dancer, and host. He has worked in many television serials and movies. Prior to making his acting debut, he was a model. Anuj has also participated in Grasim’s Mr. India pageant. Besides being a model and actor, he is actively involved with various charities and NGOs.
Anuj Sachdeva was born on Friday, 5 October 1984 (age 35 years; as in 2019) in Delhi. He did his schooling from Delhi’s N C Jindal Public School. Thereafter, he went to pursue BA (Hons) in History from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC). After completing his graduation, he entered the glamour world as a model. Anuj participated in Mr. India pageant and was titled ‘Mr. Photogenic.’
He made his Bollywood debut with the movie “Delhii Heights” which also starred Neha Dhupia and Jimmy Shergill. After working in the entertainment industry for two years, he went to New York to pursue a degree in performing arts from Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. In addition, he is also a footwear designer and manages his father’s footwear business.
- Height (approx.): 5’ 11”
- Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 43″, Waist 30″, Biceps 16″
Family, Caste & Girlfriend
Anuj Sachdeva was born into a Hindu Khatri Family. His father, Prem Sachdeva, is an entrepreneur and runs a footwear business whereas his mother, Shama Sachdeva, is a homemaker.
He has one elder sister.
Anuj Sachdeva was in a relationship with Urvashi Dholakia.
Prior to entering the entertainment industry, Anuj Sachdeva worked as a model. He participated in Grasim’s Mr. India pageant and was given the title of “Mr. Photogenic.” In the pageant, he broke an ice slab with his elbow and, so, he was also adjudged as “Mr. Best Talent.”
In 2005, Anuj participated in the reality show “Roadies.” He made his acting debut in 2007 with the Bollywood movie “Delhii Heights.”
He began working with Endemol in 2008 and left his job in 2010. In 2009, he made his acting debut on the television with the TV serial “Sabki Laadli Bebo” opposite Shivshakti Sachdeva.
In 2012, he acted in the television serial “Phir Subah Hogi” which aired on ZEE TV. Anuj left the show and moved to New York to pursue a course in acting. Anuj Sachdeva has worked in many tv serials including “Chhanchhan,” “Itti Si Khushi,” and “Swaragini -Jodein Rishton Ke Sur.”
After working in “Delhii Heights,” Anuj Sachdeva also worked in movies like “Police In Pollywood” and “Love Shagun.”
His work in the movie “Hawaa Hawaii” was highly appreciated. In the movie, he portrayed the role of the elder brother of Saqib Saleem.
Anuj has also worked in the web-series like “Bin Bulaye Mehmaan” (2018), “The Reunion” (2018), and “Breathe” (2018).
Anuj Sachdeva has appeared in the music videos of the songs- ‘Tu Chand Mera’ by Sonu Kakkar and Tony Kakkar, ‘Jaane Kya Ho Gaya’ by Desh Deepak, ‘Jiya Bekaraar’ by Shreya Ghoshal.
Besides working in television serials, films, and music videos, Anuj has also appeared in television commercials for various popular brands alongside Bollywood actresses, Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone, Esha Gupta among others.
Anuj has also endorsed brands like Emirates NBD, Emirates (airline) and Dubai Shopping Festival.
In 2019, he participated in season 9 of the dance reality show “Nach Baliye” along with his ex-girlfriend, Urvashi Dholakia.
Anuj Sachdeva is actively involved with the NGOs working towards the welfare of animals. He is associated with ‘Wildlife SOS,’ an NGO, working towards protecting Indian wildlife and conserving habitat. He is a member of the Elephant Rehabilitation Wing. On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in 2017, Anuj Sachdeva founded the ‘Living Ganesha Initiative’ to raise awareness among the masses and funds for the Elephant Care and Conservation Center, Mathura.
- Food: Dal-Makhani & Paranthe, Tiramisu, Chocolates
- Song: ‘Lag Ja Gale’ (Woh Kaun Thi?- 1964)
Smoking & Drinking Habits
Anuj Sachdeva smokes cigarettes and also drinks alcohol.
- Anuj Sachdeva’s hobbies include gardening, dancing, travelling, and biking.
- He is trained in martial arts and is also a black belt in Taekwondo. He won gold medals for three years when he was in the YMCA.
- Anuj is a trained hip-hop dancer and can also play the bongo drum.
- He is a fan of Amitabh Bachchan and considers him the ‘Boss of Anchoring. Anuj has also appeared in Amitabh Bachchan’s game show “Kaun Banega Crorepati.”
- He considers Kamal Haasan‘s role in the movie “Sadma” (1983) his dream role.