Rizwan Sikander

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BLP sources Template:No footnotes Template:Peacock Rizwan Sikander Gesawat (born 10 July 1987) is an Indian actor best known for his role as contestant in MTV Roadies X2, in which he was a member of Karan Kundra's group. He has also acted in various television serials, including in the role of Arindham in Kayamath, a 2009 TV show of Balaji Telefilms on Star Plus channel.

Sikander has also worked as a model for several brands, and as a director of a travel web-series Compass, and as an executive producer for his sister Shama Sikander’s upcoming web-series called Ab Dil Ki Sun. Both the projects will be releasing in mid of 2018.

Early life

Rizwan Sikander Gesawat was born in Makrana, Rajasthan, India, and is the son of Gulshan, a housewife and father Sikander Ali Gesawat who was a marble supplier and now practices Ayurveda. At the age of 4 his family moved to Mumbai, Maharashtra, where he lived together with his siblings, Khalid (born 1984), Shama Sikander (born 1981), and Salma (born 1991). He relocated to Mumbai in 1991. Having moved locations frequently, Sikander attended six schools in his early life in Makrana and in various parts of Greater Mumbai including Malad, Mumbra, Thane, and Andheri. Sikander often accompanied his sister Shama Sikander for auditions, meetings, filmy parties & film premier’s. In Mumbai, he was selected to participate in Fear Factor India and flew to Malaysia for the shoot. At the age of 20 he started modelling for several brands in print and commercials. He took part in reality shows, and in television soaps produced by Balaji Telefilms, Dj Creations, Contiloe Pictures, Lostboy Production, and Film Farm. He enrolled in the Roshan Taneja’s School Of Performing Art in Mumbai in 2009 for acting training.

Career

Sikander appeared in the reality show Fear Factor India (2006) and was a contestant in India’s Zee Cine Stars (2006). He had a cameo role for Jabb Love Hua ( 2007), and played the character ‘Arindham’ in the Star Plus drama Kayamath (2009), also in Gumraah season 2 as Daljeet  (a card sharp) for Channel V. He was seen in Vikram Bhatt’s The Haunted Nights for Sahara One. Mumbai director Aakash Shrivastav casted him for an English short film called Post Heist as Jonah Sharp Shooter (2010). In 2011 Sikander hosted an episode of French reality show based on One Day with a Big Family in London.

In 2006 he appeared in Fear Factor India produced by Endemol and directed by Simmi Karna.

He appeared in three episodes of Kayamath show for Star Plus,  on television series as a cameo in Jabb Love Hua on Zee TV.

On 18 November 2017 Sikander announced his travel show in Dubai Fitness Expo at The Dubai Mall.

Filmography

Short Movies

Year Title Type Directors Notes
2010 Post Heist Jonah (Sharp Shooter) Akash Srivastav
2016    What do you want Lead Philip Jamal Rashid
2016 Techsex Lead Shailendra Singh
2017 False Awakening Lead Sameer Joshi
2017 Respect Lead Sam Khan
2018 Bigger the better Medical Owner Jay Bodas

Television

Year Show Role Type Channel Producer Notes
2007 Jabb Love Hua Bunty Cameo Zee TV Dj Creations Four episodes - Hot Hunk
2007 Kayamath Aditya Cameo Star plus Balaji telefilms Four episodes - Blackmailer
2007 Kasam Se Rocky Cameo Zee TV Balaji telefilms Two Episodes - Biker Gang
2007 Jodee Kamaal Ki Self Celebrity Guest Star Plus Shreya Creations Ep. Raksha Bandhan Special with his sister Shama Sikander
2007 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Raj Cameo Star Plus Balaji telefilms One Episode
2007 Sirf Stories Aakash Lead SAB TV Film Farm Two Episodes Story
2009 Kayamath Arindham Lead’s Brother Star Plus Balaji telefilms Leap - Bengali Family (younger son)
2012 Gumrah: End of Innocence Season 2 Daljeet Villain Channel V Lost Boy & Balaji telefilms Card Sharp
2014 Haunted Nights Aaksah Lead Sahara One The Entertainment Hub Episodic

Television (Dance & Reality)

Year Title Class Role Channel
2006 Fear Factor India Stunt/Dare Reality Show Self (Contestant) Sony TV
2006 Zee Cine Star Ki Khoj Season 2 Talent Hunt-Contest Reality Show Self (Contestant) Zee TV
2007 The Great Indian Love Challenge Task Reality Show Self (Contestant) Ndtv Goodtimes
2008 Aaja Mahi Vay Dance Reality Show Self (Contestant) Star Plus
2015 Roadies X2 Stunt/Dare Reality Show Self (Contestant) MTV INDIA

Web Series

Year Title Role Type Director Producer Notes
2018 Ab Dil ki Sun Brother Cameo Sam Khan Shama Sikander
2018 Compass Himself Host Rizwan Sikander Sam Khan

Music Videos

Year Song Title Singer Notes
2015 Hasi Ban Gaye  (Cover) Sonali Bahuguna
2016 Roadie Hoon Main Self
2016 Bum Bum Bo Ishq Bector & Apeksha Dandekar

TV Commercials

Year Brands Role Director Production Notes
2013 Officer’s Choice Blue Whiskey Angry Boyfriend Will Van Der Vulgt (German) Caramel Pictures
2013 Park Avenue Lead Singer David Lodge Off Road Films
2017 Jabong #beyou Model Abhishek De Avant Garde Films With Diljit Dosanjh

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