Kushal Tandon Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Kushal Tandon


Kushal Tandon is an Indian actor and model. He came into the spotlight after playing the role of ‘Virat Singh Vadhera’ in the TV serial “Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai.”


Kushal Tandon was born on 28 March 1985 (age 35 years; as in 2020) in Lucknow. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Kushal Tandon’s childhood picture

He attended Gwalior’s Scindia School and went to Hans Raj College, New Delhi to pursue his graduation. He was very active in sports in his school days and has played hockey at the state level. In 2005, he participated in Grasim Mr. India and emerged as the 1st runner up of the show.

Kushal Tandon as the 1st runner up of Grasim Mr. India 2005

Thereafter, he relocated to Los Angeles to pursue an acting course from the New York Film Academy (NYFA).

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Family, Caste & Girlfriend

Kushal Tandon belongs to a Hindu Family. His father, Billu Tandon, is the owner of a transport & oil business and President of the Transport union in Uttar Pradesh. His mother’s name is Sandhya Tandon. He has two elder sisters, Tina and Bhavana. Late Indian politician, Lalji Tandon was his grandfather.

Kushal Tandon with his father

Kushal Tandon with his mother

Kushal Tandon with his sisters

Kushal Tandon with his family

Kushal met the Bulgarian model-actor, Elena Boeva, during his acting course and started dating her. The couple dated each other for a while and then parted their ways post their participation in Nach Baliye 5.

Kushal Tandon with Elena Boeva

Kushal, then, dated the Indian model and actress, Gauhar Khan, for a while.

Kushal Tandon with Gauhar Khan

Tandon was also rumoured to be dating Shushant Singh Rajput‘s ex-girlfriend, Ankita Lokhande.

Kushal Tandon with Ankita Lokhande

He was, then, linked up with his Beyhadh co-star, Aneri Vajani.

Kushal Tandon with Aneri Vajani

Kushal was even alleged to be dating the television actress, Ridhima Pandit.

Kushal Tandon with Ridhima Pandit


Kushal started his acting career in 2011 with the TV serial “Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai.” He played the role of ‘Virat Singh Vadhera’ in the show, which was appreciated by the audience.

Kushal Tandon In Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai

Next, he participated in the season 5 of the dance reality show “Nach Baliye’ with his then-girlfriend, Elena Boeva.

Subsequently, he participated in the reality shows “Big Boss 7” and “Khatron Ke Khiladi 5.”

In 2014, Tandon featured in the music video of the song “Zaroori Tha” along with his then-girlfriend, Gauahar Khan.

In 2016, Kushal played the role of ‘Arjun Sharma’ in Sony TV’s Beyhadh. He has also appeared in the Alt Balaji’s web series “Hum.”

Kushal Tandon in Beyhadh


  • Kushal attracted controversy after he went into a physical fight with VJ Andy inside the house of Big Boss 7. It so happened that Andy made some unpleasant remarks on Gauahar Khan’s lingerie that irked Tandon, and he lost his temper.

  • In 2015, Kushal again made the headlines when he went into a war of words with the actress Ameesha Patel on Twitter. It all began when Kushal made a tweet about a girl not standing up for the national anthem at a movie theatre in Juhu and discovering that the girl was Ameesha Patel. Ameesha after going through his tweet mentioned that she had a monthly girly problem and in turn criticised him for forcing girls to talk about their girly problems.

    Kushal Tandon-Ameesha Patel Controversy

Car/Bike Collection

Kushal Tandon owns a BMW 5 Series car and a Harley Davidson bike.

Favourite Things

  • Food: Chilli Paneer, Food cooked by her mother, Dal-Chawal, Rajma Chawal
  • Actor: Sylvester Stallone
  • Films: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Rocky Series
  • TV Show: The O.C. (The Orange County)
  • Sitcom: How I Met Your Mother
  • Holiday Destinations: Greece, Spain
  • Songs: You’re Beautiful (James Blunt), Eye of the Tiger (Survivor)
  • Perfume Brands: YSL (Yves Saint Laurent), Issey Miyake


  • His hobbies include swimming, playing hockey, cooking, and doing photography.

    Kushal Tandon loves to cook

  • He follows a non-vegetarian diet.
  • Kushal is often spotted smoking and drinking alcohol at various occasions.

    Kushal Tandon smoking and drinking alcohol

  • Tandon was so notorious in his school days that he once broke his hand just to escape the boarding school.
  • He is very passionate about dogs.

    Kushal Tandon loves dogs

  • Tandon is very religious and visits Temples and Gurudwaras regularly.

    Kushal Tandon at a religious place

  • He has got inked his mother’s name, “Sandhya” in “Hebrew” language on his right forearm.

    Kushal Tandon’s Tattoo

  • Kushal loves drinking beverages with lots of ice.
  • He is very particular about his fitness and never skips his workout sessions.

    Kushal Tandon doing workout

  • Kushal was ranked sixth on the Eastern Eye’s “50 Sexiest Asian Men” List 2012.
  • Tandon is the grandson of Lalji Tandon, who as of 2018, is serving as the governor of Bihar.
  • Tandon loves doing Kickboxing.
  • He shares a great bond with the television actress, Mrunal Thakur.

    Kushal Tandon with Mrunal Thakur