Belonging to the family of BJP leader Lalji Tandon, the 31-year-old Kushal Tandon was born and brought up in the Nawab town of Lucknow. He is a model turned actor and is famous for his excellent performances in over three daily soaps. The most catchy of all of them was his role of Virat Singh Vadhera in 'Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai' on Star Plus. After graduating from Hansraj College, University of Delhi, he went to New York to
do an acting course. After coming back he was offered various roles in the television industry. Presently he is working on the show 'Beyhadh' as Arjun Sharma on Sony Entertainment television. Moreover, he had also participated in Nach Baliye 5 with partner Elena Boeva. Later in 2013, he participated in Bigg Boss season 5 where he started dating actor-model Gauhar Khan. The couple generated a lot of buzz while in and outside the house. However, they parted ways a few months after Bigg Boss got over.