Nandish Sandhu was born in Bharatpur (Rajasthan), India, but later his family moved to Dholpur in Rajasthan. Nandish is from a Punjabi Sikh family. Nandish did his primary schooling from St Peters and later joined army school RIMC (Royal Indian Military College). Nandish always wanted to become a fighter pilot.
Nandish moved back to Mumbai and pursued a degree in Hotel Management from IHM Mumbai, Dadar Catering College. After completing his degree Nandish started working at the Taj. Later Nandish joined call centres to improve his communication skills. Nandish started modelling when he was in 3rd year doing hotel management. Nandish started his career with ramp shows for Anuj Khanna and at the same time did print ads for Aptech.
Nandish made his stint in Star Plus's Kasturi as Raunak Sabarwal. Later he entered channel Sony Entertainment Television's Khwaish to play the role of Yasir. Nandish played as Rahul in Hum Ladkiyan and Kayamath as Saket and also starred in Ssshhh...Phir Koi Hai on Star One and now the male lead in Uttaran as Veer. Nandish also participated in Kitchen Champions on Colors, Laughter Ke Phatke on Star One, and Comedy Circus on Sony. Nandish recently vowed the audience with his breathtaking stunts in the reality show Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega on Sony. Nandish is also into modeling and did ad compaigns for Superia Soaps, TT Garment, Big Bazaar, SET Max Channerl ID Promo, Apple Jacuzzi and bathtubs, Microsoft Corporation, Filmfare Magazine Promotion,Reliance TelecomLimited (GSM),Tata Indicom Calender, Jet Airways, Fisher Club Wear, Aptech and GM computers. Nandish is heading the anti drug campaign and has conducted a campaign in Delhi and soon plans to bring in the same to Mumbai, Bangalore and Lucknow.
1. Best Actor Award for his debut performance in Uttaran at Zee TV's Gold Awards.
2. Newsmakers Achievers' Award.
3. Lions favorite actor.
25th December 1981