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Sandiip Sikcand Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Sandiip Sikcand

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Age: 52 Years Hometown: Mumbai Marital Status: Unmarried

Bio/Wiki
Real name Sandeep Sikand
Profession(s) • Producer
• Creative Director
• Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 177 cm
in meters– 1.77 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 75 kg
in pounds– 165 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Note: In an interview, Sikcand revealed that he has underwent a hair transplant surgery as his hair started falling when he was young.

Career
Debut Film: Murder 2 (2011) as Nirmala Pandit

TV Show: Gorintaku (2019) (Telugu)

Aboli (2022) (Marathi)

Personal Life
Date of Birth 26 September 1970 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2022) 52 Years
Zodiac sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra
School St. Andrew’s High School, Mumbai
College/University Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Educational Qualification He studied commerce at Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai, Maharashtra. 
Religion Hinduism
Food Habit Vegetarian/Non-vegetarian [1]citation
Hobbies Travelling, watching movies and plays
Tattoo(s) • A tattoo quoted “Dear God.. thank you…”

• ‘Colourful stars’ on his right forearm

• A rose flower on his neck below his right ear

• A heart and a pouch on his left forearm

• A tattoo on his left bicep

• A tattoo on  his right bicep

Relationships & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Family
Wife/Spouse N/A
Parents Mother– Veena Sikcand
Siblings Brother– None
Sister– 1
Favourites
Song ‘Lag Jaa Gale’ from the film “Woh Kaun Thi?”
TV Actor(s) Vivek Dahiya, Karan Grover, Sudeep Sahir
TV Actress(es) Divyanka Tripathi, Dipika Kakar
Film Arjun Reddy
Web Series House of Cards, Madam Secretary, 13 Reasons Why
TV Shows Bigg Boss Marathi Season 2, Yeh Hai Mohabbatein
Colour Orange, Red, White, Black
Destination New York, London

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sandiip Sikcand

  • Sandiip Sikcand is an Indian popular producer, writer, and director. He is the producer of many popular Indian television shows such as ‘Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum’ (2019), ‘Mehendi Hai Rachne Wali’ (2021), and ‘Bohot Pyaar Karte Hai’ (2021).
  • He started his own business of exporting garments when he was 17 years old and worked on it for 10 years. Later, Sikcand felt that he was not interested in the field of business and decided to pursue his childhood dream of becoming an actor.
  • At the age of 27, he started his own theatre company titled ‘Masquerade’ and started producing and directing plays.
  • Meanwhile, he was appointed as an Associate Creative Head at Balaji Telefilms and after two months promoted to Creative Head of the company.
  • In 2000, Sandiip Sikcand worked in the popular television show “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii” as a creative director and a supporting actor as well.
    Poster of the show ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’
  • He also played supporting roles in various television shows including ‘Kesar’ (2004) and ‘Kkehna Hai Kuch Mujhko’ (2004).
  • In 2006, he was appointed as the Chief Creative Officer (CCO) of Sony Entertainment Television.
  • Sikcand was the Programming Head for the channel Sony Entertainment Television when the first season of the controversial reality show “Bigg Boss” premiered in 2006. He also suggested adding an extra ‘G’ in the title of the show “Bigg Boss.”
  • He is associated with the show since season 1 and also appeared as a guest in various seasons including seasons 14 and 16. In an interview, he talked about the changes that occurred in the show since it was started, and said,
    But I think the quality of contestants is going down and down with each season.”

    Sandiip Sikcand in Bigg Boss Season 16

  • He considered his role as Nirmala Pandit in his debut film “Murder 2” (2011) to be the best role played him. In an interview, while talking about this, he said,
    Playing this character was a challenge and I had a great time doing it. It’s a powerful role.” [2]The Times of India
  • After playing the role of Nirmala Pandit in “Murder 2” (2011), Sikcand played the role of Dinesh Zaveri in the film “Black Money” (2012) and Dr Prashant in the film “Tu Hai Mera Sunday” (2016).
  • Sikcand worked as a creative director for various popular television shows among which the most notable are ‘Amrit Manthan’ (2012), ‘Kasamh Se’ (2006), and ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’ (2013).
    Poster of the show ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’
  • In 2007, he worked as a creative director for the show “Dhhai Kilo Prem” which is based on the theme of body shaming due to being overweight. In an interview, Sikcand revealed that he came up with the idea for the show from his own life experiences. He said,
    I have always been a fat kid and this has been with me always from my school days. The concept of Dhhai Kilo Prem came out of this fact. This concept has come from my own life. In today’s time, we pay a lot of attention to how a person looks, and not on how a person behaves.”
  • Apart from working as an actor and creative director, he also worked as a producer for various television shows such as ‘Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum’ (2019), ‘Mehendi Hai Rachne Wali’ (2021), and ‘Bohot Pyaar Karte Hai’ (2021).
  • He loves to collect film DVDs and has a huge collection of them. In an interview, he revealed that he does not like to share his DVDs with anyone.
    Sandiip Sikcand’s DVDs collection
  • In an interview, he talked about his wish list and revealed that he wanted to travel the whole world as he is fond of travelling. He said that he also wants to buy a house in his favourite city, New York.
  • His Telugu show “Gorintaku” (2019) received a huge acclamation from the audience after which he made a Hindi remake of it with the title “Mehendi Hai Rachne Wali” (2021).
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References/Sources:

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↑2 The Times of India
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