Gaurav Gera is a very famous Bollywood actor in films and TV serials. He is also a renowned stand-up comedian. He, more recently, worked in musicals like ‘Jhumroo’ and rose to fame by playing the character, Nandu in the TV show ‘Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin’.
Born on the 23rd of September, 1978 in Haryana, Gaurav debuted with a cameo role in the movie ‘Kyun! Ho Gaya Na’ and didn’t feature much in movies until 2008 when he made a re-entry into films when he played younger brother to
Vinay Pathak in the movie ‘
Dasvidaniya’. He has also appeared in guest roles in movies like ‘
Chalo Dilli’, ‘
Mera Pehla Pehla Pyaar’.
But since 2001, he has been pro-active on the small screen acting in several serials and comedy shows over the years. His first break came in the year of 2001 when he was roped in to play the lead role of Laddoo in the Star Plus serial ‘Life Nahin Hai Laddoo’. Then he went on to play a supporting role in the Sony India television serial ‘
Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin’ for five years. In between he also essayed a cameo role in the SAB TV serial ‘
Love Mein Kabhi Kabhi’ and the Zee TV serial ‘
Kohi Apna Sa’.
He has played lead roles in few other serials as well, notably, ‘Babban Bhai vs Bimla Tai’, ‘
Tota Weds Maina’ and ‘Mrs. Pammi Pyarelal’. He is quite popular as a show host as well, having hosted several shows including ‘
Bathroom Singer’ on Filmy and Star One’s ‘
The Great Indian Comedy Show’.