SAHARA STAR, 16 JANUARY 2019

Vikas Gupta

Writer, Creative Director, Producer, Reality TV Star, Host & Entrepreneur, 

VIKAS GUPTA is an Indian television show producer, writer, creative director, reality TV star, host and an entrepreneur. He owns a production company LOST BOY Media Productions Pvt. Ltd. and a talent management company by the name of LOST and FOUND Talent Management & Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Company. A firm believer of hard work and talent, he started working at a very young age of 17 in his career. Regarded as one of the very few youth orientated show makers of India, his shows have carved a niche for themselves in people’s heart. Blessed with a keen eye for talent, he has scouted, groomed and developed talents and has produced major youth icons and influencers of the country.
Vikas Gupta began his career as an intern at Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms for some time and later went on to become the creative head at Balaji for the biggest TV shows that the production house made which include Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Mahabharat and Kis Desh Mein Hain Mera Dil. He then later started his own production house called The Lost Boy Productions. It made popular TV shows like Gumrah and The Serial for Channel V, Yeh Hai Aashiqui for Bindass, MTV Webbed, Warrior High, Splitsvilla (S8), Big F for MTV, Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Bad Company for Zing, Talaash- Code Red for Colors and Class of 2017, hindi web series for Ekta Kapoor’s video on demand platform ALTBalaji. He is also the youngest programming head of MTV India.
In October 2017, Gupta participated in Colors TV’s popular show Bigg Boss in its eleventh season and became the 2nd runner up. In October 2017, Gupta participated in Colors TV’s popular show Bigg Boss in its eleventh season and became the 2nd runner up. On 8th February, 2018 , Vikas Gupta delivered his first ever Ted talk at TEDxSPIT event in Mumbai focusing on the importance of pushing oneself for finding one’s true self.
On January 25, 2018, he won a ‘TV Personality of the Year’ award at the Lions Gold Awards.On 28 February, He was awarded ‘Most Enterprising Brands and Leaders of Asia 2018’ award.
He received ‘Break through Artist Of The Year’ award at the ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018’ held in Mumbai on April 20, 2018.
He has also acted as a host in IIFA Buzz for International Indian Film Academy Awards 2018.
In month of July 2018, He shot for Colors TV’s Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 in Argentina
Special Entry in Big Boss Season 12 {Khulaase Ki Raat}.
He is currently doing Ace of Space, a reality show as a celebrity host. As the show reached to its zenith the show got extended for 1 more month.
After becoming the second runner-up in Bigg Boss (S11), Vikas Gupta has attended various events as a celebrity speaker. He has been doing numerous brand collaborations with the brands of national repute since then. As a producer, his next web series, Puncch Beat, is being shot which will be released on ALTBalaji. He is also working on the next season of Class Of 2017.