Abhishek Awasthi was born in Kanpur, India. He was born on the 17th of March 1982. Born in Kanpur, Abhishek always wanted to reach the glossy entertainment industry of Mumbai. Not only did he want to become an actor, but he also wanted to marry Rakhi Sawant. Rakhi Sawant and Abhishek participated in the third season of Nach Baliye. Nach Baliye was a reality show where dance competitions took place and had a huge number of people watched the show.

The show aired on Star Plus. They as a couple came second in the competition. Abhishek went on to play the role of Maninders Singh, the second son of Bauji in the television series Jugni Chali Jalandhar. He has also starred in television serials like Chintu Chinki Aur Ek badi si love story and Tu Mere Agal Bagal Hai, all of which aired on SAB TV. He had also appeared on the reality show, Zara Nach Ke Dikha that aired on Star Plus. "