22 August 1986
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Years active||2006 -present|
|Spouse(s)||Shalmalee Desai (m.2015)|
Avinash Sachdev (Gujarati: અવિનાશ સચદેવ, Hindi: अविनाश सचदेव) is a popular Indian television actor, mostly known for the role of Dev from Hindi soap opera, Chotti Bahu and Shlok Agnihotri in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir
Born in Mumbai, brought up in Vadodara, Gujarat, 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.
He started his career as an assistant director. Later, he picked up acting to learn more about the skills and industry . 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. He aspires to become a film director. He also has a passion for film producing.
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. This show not only created history by extending the prime time slot to early prime time 7:30 pm but it also delivered numbers which beat some of the best shows across GEC's in the prime time.
Sachdev's acting skills were praised in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir, and it has also earned him great acclaim, a wider fan base. 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 .
Though Sachdev is not a frequent stage performer, he has participated in several world tours and concerts. In 2010, 2011 and 2012, he performed in Zee Night Concerts in Los Angeles, New York, New Jersey, West Indies, South Africa, Malaysia, Kenya and Mauritius along with Chotti Bahu co-star, Rubina Dilaik. In 2012, he participated in Zee Heros with Mamata Sharma concert. He was also a part of Udit Narayan with Zee stars concert in 2013 in South Africa.
|2004||Hatim (TV series)||Supporting Role (Shehzad)||StarPlus||volunteer assistant director |
|2006||Karam Apnaa Apnaa||StarPlus||Supporting Role|
|2007||Khwaish||Salman Khan||Sony TV||Antagonist |
|2008||Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil||Manmeet / Prashant Chhabria||StarPlus||Antagonist |
|2008-10||Chotti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan (season 1)||Dev Raj Purohit / Abhay Singh Takur||Zee Tv||Protagonist|
|2010||Baat Hamari Pakki Hai||Dev Raj Purohit||Sony TV||Special Appearance|
|2010||Preet Se Bandhi Ye Dori Ram Milaayi Jodi||Dev Raj Purohit||Zee Tv||Special Appearance|
|2011-12||Chhoti Bahu - Sawar Ke Rang Rachi (season 2)||Dev Raj Purohit||Zee Tv||Protagonist|
|2013–15||Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir||Shlok Agnihotri / Ballu (Protagonist)||StarPlus||Protagonist|
|2012||Teri Meri Love Stories||Ishaan Khurana (Protagonist)||StarPlus|
|2009||Dance India Dance Season 1||Sony TV||Guest Appearance as Dev|
|2009||Comedy Circus; Dekh India Dekh||Sony TV|
|2014||Box Cricket League;Kolkata Baabu Moshayes||Sony TV||As himself|
|2012||Cadbury Dairy Milk||Shubh Aarambh|
|2012||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 (male)||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|