Jay Bhanushali is a Hindi television actor, anchor, model and dancer, who is famous for his portrayal as Neev in Kayamath, which aired on Star Plus.
He was born on 25th December 1984 and studied at BPM School in Mumbai. He took up modeling on the advice of his sister, Hetal, and has appeared in advertisements such as Lays, Rediffmail.com, Pepsi, and Motorola.
He made his television debut as Varun Bhaskar in Disney TV’s musical comedy,
Dhoom Machaao Dhoom. He then shot to fame as Neev Shergill on Kayamath, appeared as Yuvraaj in Star Plus’s Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil, and Yash Malhotra in Star One’s Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi, and also played the male lead role as Anuj Shrivastav in Kairi – Rishta Khatta Meetha, a soap opera aired on Colors TV.
He has hosted numerous shows, including Meethi Choori No. 1,
Dance Ke Superkids, and multiple seasons of Dance India Dance. He also contested Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket, and Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao. He showcased his dancing skills in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 2, where he was the 2nd Runner-Up, and
Nach Baliye 5, where he came first, along with his wife, Mahii Vij.
He made his film debut in Platform No. 6 (2013), featured in
Hate Story 2 (2014), and is part of the upcoming action-drama
He has won awards for Best Debut Actor, Best TV Personality (New Talent), and Best Supporting Actor.
Jay is a big fan of cricket and loves gadgets and games. Being a romantic, he enjoys performing flirtatious roles. Playful and enthusiastic, he lives without regrets and is pleased with the way things are going for him in life.