fbpx
Wikipedia

Saurav Gurjar

This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful.
Find sources: "Saurav Gurjar"news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR
(June 2016) ()

Saurav Gurjar is an Indian professional wrestler and actor, currently signed with WWE and performs on their NXT brand under the ring name Saurav. He is best known for his role as Bheem in the TV show Mahabharat. On 14 January 2018, it was confirmed that Gurjar had signed a contract with WWE and will start training at their Performance Center. He is a former National Kickboxing Gold Medalist.

Saurav Gurjar
Born (1984-06-05)June 5, 1984 (age 37)
Dabra, Madhya Pradesh, India
ResidenceOrlando, Florida, United States
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Deadly Danda
Saurav Gurjar
Saurav
Billed height2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Billed weight148 kg (326 lb)
Billed fromIndia
Debut2011

Contents

Gurjar hails from Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh and is a former National Kickboxing Gold medalist.

Ring Ka King (2011–2012)

In December 2011, he took part in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's India project, Ring Ka King, where he performed under the ring name Deadly Danda. He was a member of Jeff Jarrett's heel stable RDX alongside Abyss, Scott Steiner, Nick Aldis and Sonjay Dutt.

WWE (2018–present)

On 14 January 2018, Gurjar signed a contract with WWE. He made his NXT debut at a live event at Orlando teaming with Rinku Singh in a loss to Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan. On 21 March 2019, he and Singh started being managed by Robert Strauss on NXT live events. Gurjar made his first televised appearance as a participant in the Worlds Collide men's battle. On 25 March 2020 episode of NXT, they made their debut by attacking Matt Riddle under new manager Malcolm Bivens.[citation needed] The following week, Bivens would introduce them as Rinku and Saurav (dropping their last names) while revealing their team name to be Indus Sher (sher means Lion) while collectively being known as Bivens Enterprises.[citation needed] In 2021, Rinku would be called up to WWE' main roster, aligning with Jinder Mahal on the Raw brand, thus ending the team.

Pre tape photo leakings

During Adam Cole vs Keith Lee “Winner Take All” match that took place in NXT Great American Bash pre tapings. Gurjar took a photo and posted it to his Instagram story, which showed Lee celebrating with both titles and confetti falling down from the ceiling. The photo was later deleted. WWE kept this match as a secret but it revealed. Later During a backstage meeting, Gurjar stood up in front of the locker room and gave a heartfelt apology admitting that he had made a huge mistake. WWE officials said there would be no heat on him and no punishment is expected.[citation needed]

In 2013, Gurjar started his acting venture and appeared on television. He made his television debut with a serial Mahabharat in which he portrayed the role of Bheem. The show was aired on Star Plus and had run from 2013 to 2014. He then appeared in Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman as Ravan and Vali from 2016 to 2017.

He debuted in films with Brahmastra, which is scheduled to be released in 2021.

Key
Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
TBA Brahmastra Bhavesh Singh Debut film
Filming
Year Show Role Notes
2013–2014 Mahabharat Bheem
2014–2016 The New Eat Bulaga! Indonesia Host
2016–2017 Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman Ravan and Vali Replaced Aarya Babbar as Ravan
2018 Prithvi Vallabh cameo
  1. Nath, Parshathy J. (17 May 2017). "The ring is where the heart is". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved21 September 2017.
  2. "Spot boys run away from me: Saurav Singh Gurjar". The Times of India. 2 December 2013.
  3. "My build got me 'Mahabharat' role: Wrestler Saurav Gurjar". The Times of India. 10 May 2014.
  4. Chopra, Rukmini (18 July 2014). "Mahabharat: Will Bheem succeed in seeking revenge from Dushasan?". BollywoodLife.com. Retrieved21 September 2017.
  5. "Rinku Singh, Saurav Gurjar eye WWE glory". hindustantimes. 29 April 2017. Retrieved2 July 2017.
  6. "Ring Ka King All-Time Roster". cagematch.net.
  7. "WWE रिंग में 'महाबली' की तरह जौहर दिखाना चाहते हैं 'महाभारत के भीम' सौरव" (in Hindi). NDTVIndia. Retrieved21 September 2017.
  8. "NXT Sanford, FL, live results: Robbie e debuts, Dream vs. Riddle". 22 March 2019.
  9. IANS (9 May 2014). "My build got me 'Mahabharat' role: Wrestler Saurav Gurjar". Retrieved9 August 2020.
  10. "WWE के इस रेसलर ने महाभारत में निभाया भीम का रोल, रणबीर की फिल्म में आएंगे नजर". aajtak.intoday.in (in Hindi). 21 May 2020. Retrieved9 August 2020.
  11. "This WWE wrestler will make his Bollywood debut in Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan's Brahmastra". Times Now News. 23 February 2019. Retrieved23 February 2019.

Saurav Gurjar
Saurav Gurjar Language Watch Edit This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification Please help by adding reliable sources Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately especially if potentially libelous or harmful Find sources Saurav Gurjar news newspapers books scholar JSTOR June 2016 Learn how and when to remove this template message Saurav Gurjar is an Indian professional wrestler and actor currently signed with WWE and performs on their NXT brand under the ring name Saurav He is best known for his role as Bheem in the TV show Mahabharat 3 4 On 14 January 2018 it was confirmed that Gurjar had signed a contract with WWE and will start training at their Performance Center He is a former National Kickboxing Gold Medalist Saurav GurjarBorn 1984 06 05 June 5 1984 age 37 Dabra Madhya Pradesh IndiaResidenceOrlando Florida United StatesProfessional wrestling careerRing name s Deadly Danda Saurav Gurjar SauravBilled height2 03 m 6 ft 8 in 1 Billed weight148 kg 326 lb 2 Billed fromIndiaDebut2011 Contents 1 Early life 2 Professional wrestling career 2 1 Ring Ka King 2011 2012 2 2 WWE 2018 present 3 Controversies 3 1 Pre tape photo leakings 4 Acting career 5 Filmography 6 Television 7 References 8 External linksEarly life EditGurjar hails from Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh and is a former National Kickboxing Gold medalist 5 Professional wrestling career EditRing Ka King 2011 2012 Edit In December 2011 he took part in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling s India project Ring Ka King where he performed under the ring name Deadly Danda He was a member of Jeff Jarrett s heel stable RDX alongside Abyss Scott Steiner Nick Aldis and Sonjay Dutt 6 WWE 2018 present Edit On 14 January 2018 Gurjar signed a contract with WWE He made his NXT debut at a live event at Orlando teaming with Rinku Singh in a loss to Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan 5 7 1 On 21 March 2019 he and Singh started being managed by Robert Strauss on NXT live events 8 Gurjar made his first televised appearance as a participant in the Worlds Collide men s battle On 25 March 2020 episode of NXT they made their debut by attacking Matt Riddle under new manager Malcolm Bivens citation needed The following week Bivens would introduce them as Rinku and Saurav dropping their last names while revealing their team name to be Indus Sher sher means Lion while collectively being known as Bivens Enterprises citation needed In 2021 Rinku would be called up to WWE main roster aligning with Jinder Mahal on the Raw brand thus ending the team Controversies EditPre tape photo leakings Edit During Adam Cole vs Keith Lee Winner Take All match that took place in NXT Great American Bash pre tapings Gurjar took a photo and posted it to his Instagram story which showed Lee celebrating with both titles and confetti falling down from the ceiling The photo was later deleted WWE kept this match as a secret but it revealed Later During a backstage meeting Gurjar stood up in front of the locker room and gave a heartfelt apology admitting that he had made a huge mistake WWE officials said there would be no heat on him and no punishment is expected citation needed Acting career EditIn 2013 Gurjar started his acting venture and appeared on television 5 He made his television debut with a serial Mahabharat in which he portrayed the role of Bheem 9 The show was aired on Star Plus and had run from 2013 to 2014 He then appeared in Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman as Ravan and Vali from 2016 to 2017 10 He debuted in films with Brahmastra which is scheduled to be released in 2021 10 Filmography EditKey Denotes films that have not yet been releasedYear Film Role NotesTBA Brahmastra Bhavesh Singh Debut film Filming 11 Television EditYear Show Role Notes2013 2014 Mahabharat Bheem2014 2016 The New Eat Bulaga Indonesia Host2016 2017 Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman Ravan and Vali Replaced Aarya Babbar as Ravan2018 Prithvi Vallabh cameoReferences Edit a b Nath Parshathy J 17 May 2017 The ring is where the heart is The Hindu ISSN 0971 751X Retrieved 21 September 2017 Spot boys run away from me Saurav Singh Gurjar The Times of India 2 December 2013 My build got me Mahabharat role Wrestler Saurav Gurjar The Times of India 10 May 2014 Chopra Rukmini 18 July 2014 Mahabharat Will Bheem succeed in seeking revenge from Dushasan BollywoodLife com Retrieved 21 September 2017 a b c Rinku Singh Saurav Gurjar eye WWE glory hindustantimes 29 April 2017 Retrieved 2 July 2017 Ring Ka King All Time Roster cagematch net WWE र ग म मह बल क तरह ज हर द ख न च हत ह मह भ रत क भ म स रव in Hindi NDTVIndia Retrieved 21 September 2017 NXT Sanford FL live results Robbie e debuts Dream vs Riddle 22 March 2019 IANS 9 May 2014 My build got me Mahabharat role Wrestler Saurav Gurjar Retrieved 9 August 2020 a b WWE क इस र सलर न मह भ रत म न भ य भ म क र ल रणब र क फ ल म म आए ग नजर aajtak intoday in in Hindi 21 May 2020 Retrieved 9 August 2020 This WWE wrestler will make his Bollywood debut in Alia Bhatt Ranbir Kapoor Amitabh Bachchan s Brahmastra Times Now News 23 February 2019 Retrieved 23 February 2019 External links Edit India portal Bollywood portal Saurav Gurjar at IMDb Saurav Gurjar on WWE com This article about an Indian actor is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Saurav Gurjar amp oldid 1053659780, wikipedia, wiki, book,

books

, library,

article

, read, download, free, free download, mp3, video, mp4, 3gp, jpg, jpeg, gif, png, picture, music, song, movie, book, game, games.