August 22, 1986
Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Titles = Mr Vadodara University 2004 (1st runner-up), Mr Gujrat 2005Residence = Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Avinash Sachdev is a popular Indian television actor, mostly known for the role of Dev on the Hindi soap opera Chotti Bahu. In 2014 he is playing the lead in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir on Star Plus, opposite Shrenu Parikh.
Born in Mumbai, Sachdev, the only child of Hindu parents, was intended at first for a police career. As he prepared for the Indian Administrative Service exams, he participated in several male beauty pageants. Sachdev moved to Mumbai to pursue his modelling career after winning titles like Mr Baroda, Mr University, and Mr Gujarat, all in the year 2004-2006. His first notable acting role was in a TVS Scooty commercial with film actress Preity Zinta. In 2006, Sachdev secured his first television role in the soap opera Karam Apna Apna.
Sachdev has also ventured into business, opening a fashion store named 'Fashion Express' at Malad, Mumbai in 2012.
Chotti Bahu was his fourth television role. His portrayal of character, Dev in Chotti Bahu made him one of the most well-known and admired actors of Indian television. Near the end of the serial's first season, Sachdev's character, Dev, was thrown from a cliff to his death, but the popular character was revived for a second season with a new plot. The serial had created history by extending prime time slot to early prime time at 7.30pm.
Sachdev's acting skills were praised in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir. The show has set a trend of airing soap operas in the 6:00pm time slot as it had shown marginal increase in viewership in the particular time slot .
|2006||Karam Apnaa Apnaa||Cameo|
|2008||Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil||Manmeet / Prashant Chhabria|
|2008-2010||Chotti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan||Dev Raj Purohit|
|2010||Baat Hamari Pakki Hai||Guest Appearance as Dev|
|2011-2012||Chhoti Bahu - Sawar Ke Rang Rachi||Dev Raj Purohit|
|2012||Teri Meri Love Stories||Ishaan Khurana |
|2013–Present||Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir||Shlok Agnihotri |
|2009||Dance India Dance Season 1||Guest Appearance as Dev|
|2009||Comedy Circus; Dekh India Dekh||Guest Appearance|
|2014||Box Cricket League;Kolkata Baabu Moshayes||Team Player|
|Cadbury Dairy Milk||Shubh Aarambh|
|GRT Jewellers||Festival Bonanza|
|2009||New Talent Awards||Best New Actor In Lead Role(Male)||Chotti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan||Won|
|2009||Indian Telly Awards||Fresh New Face(Male)||Chotti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan||Won|
|2009||Indian Telly Awards||Best New Actor In Lead Role(Male)||Chotti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan||Nominated|
|2009||Zee Rishtey Awards||Popular Male Face Of The Year||Chotti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan||Won|
|2011||Zee Rishtey Awards||Favourite Jodi with Rubina Dilaik||Chhoti Bahu - Sawar Ke Rang Rachi||Won|
|2011||Zee Rishtey Awards||Popular Male Face Of The Year||Chhoti Bahu - Sawar Ke Rang Rachi||Nominated|
|2014||Star Parivaar Awards||Favourite Naya Sadasya||Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir||Nominated|
|2014||Star Parivaar Awards||Favourite Jodi with Shrenu Parikh||Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir||Nominated|