Parth Samthaan: Did you know Kasautii Zindagii Kay's Anurag wanted to become an architect?

Updated: Mar 11, 2020, 14:11 | Nikita Wagh
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    Born on March 11, 1991, Television heartthrob Parth Samthaan was born in Mumbai. The actor studied in Panchgani boarding school. After completing his schooling, Parth came back to Mumbai to pursue architecture. Parth enrolled architecture from L. S Raheja School Of Architecture, Mumbai. (All photos/Parth Samthaan's official Instagram account)

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    Parth Samthaan considers his mother "a superwoman" and says she will always be the number one woman in his life. "I share a very close bond with my mother and I am a typical mumma's boy. I am extremely attached to my mother. I always strive to make my mother proud of me and bring a smile on her face. She is my best friend," he said.

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    Parth Samthaan, in 2012, participated in the talent hunt - Pantaloons Fresh Face, where he emerged as the first runner-up.

    In picture: The little kid is Parth Samthaan. He shared this throwback picture on Instagram and wrote alongside, "Looking at the picture u must have figured out this pic is pretty old ....yes its Me. @charliechauhan kahaan tha na ...main toh paida hi cute hua." [sic]

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    In the same year, Parth went on to bag a small role in Gumrah: End of Innocence, where he played a male prostitute.

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    In 2013, Parth Samthaan bagged several episodic roles in shows such as Savdhaan India, MTV Webbed, Yeh Hai Aashiqui and Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya.

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    "There are no mistakes- only lessons ..see setbacks as opportunities for personal expansion and spiritual growth!" - Parth Samthaan captioned this picture, where he is seen flaunting his hot abs!

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    Parth Samthaan rose to fame after his portrayal of Manik Malhotra in a youth-oriented TV show - Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan. While the show's first two seasons aired on Television, its third season was premiered on the OTT platform.

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    "Even superheroes must brush their teeth" - Parth Samathaan captioned this picture on his Instagram handle, which boasts of 2.2 million followers.

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    Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan aired from 2014 to 2015. However, after that Parth stayed away from the limelight for almost two years. It wouldn't be wrong to say that Parth went underground keeping away from fans and media.

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    Parth Samthaan has admitted in the past that he is quite reserved as a person. And this has cost him in some way on his professional front too. "A lot of people — including my fans — tell me that I should be more active on social media. But I can't make random videos to appease people or increase my fan following," said Parth.

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    Needless to say, Parth Samthaan enjoys a large female fan following. When asked if anyone ever crossed the line, he said, "I have seen girls crying and fainting after meeting me. During a promotional event at a metro station, I remember girls running behind the train to see me."

    In picture: "This post brought to you by Hardwork and Dedication! What's your secret?" - Parth captioned this picture on Instagram.

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    While in today's times, almost all the celebrities get trolled online, Parth said he doesn't have to face them. "Truth be told, I have fans who have been kind enough to deal with them. I get to know much later that something nasty was said about me," Parth said.

    In picture: "They told me I could be I decided to be tanned"- Parth captioned this picture on Instagram.

  • Parth Samthaan with Erica Fernandes and Ekta Kapoor

    In 2018, Parth Samthaan made a comeback of sorts with the daily soap Kasautii Zindagii Kay and is currently enjoying getting lauded for playing Anurag Basu in the new version of the Ekta Kapoor show.

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    "I'm really pleased with the response the show is garnering and grateful that viewers are able to connect with me as Anurag. Anurag is an iconic character and there was a huge responsibility to do justice to the character while adding my personal touch to it," he said about his role, which was played by Cezanne Khan in the original version.

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    Here's wishing a very happy birthday to Parth!

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About The Gallery

It's Parth Samthaan's birthday today. The actor, who plays the lead role of Anurag Basu in the ongoing popular daily soap Kasautii Zindagii Kay, turned 29 on March 11, 2020. We take a look at his journey so far, in pictures!