Rizwan started out his career by appearing in several television serials. His First project was one of a kind, he won & created history in FEAR FACTOR INDIA by being the only person in the finale & hanging INDIA’S Flag on the roof pod of the KL Tower (1,381 Feet). This daredevil act made him win the show along with many hearts as this was very honourable moment for him and the people of INDIA to watch our flag sway in a different country.
He began his journey in Modelling in 2005. He later did many fiction as well as non-fiction shows such as Fear Factor India, India’s Zee Cine Star & The Great Indian Love Challenge. He also had a supporting role in popular television serials like Haunted Nights, Gumraah (S2), kayamath, Aaja Mahi Vay, Kasauti Zindagi Ki, Kasam Se, Jab Love Hua and so on.
He got many opportunity in modelling for prints with several brands like Jade Blue (Ethnic Indian Suits), Arrow, Wrangler, Blue Star, D code Jeans and in TV ads, He recently did Jabong commercial with Diljit Dosanjh, huge campaign titled “Raise your voice” that holds the timeless value of righteousness by Officer’s Choice Blue Whiskey ad Director by Will Val Der Vulgt (German) & he also worked with worlds top 10 Director in Comedy Commercial ad director David Lodge (UK) for men’s one of the finest brand Park Avenue, in which he plays lead singer.
He learned from Sir Roshan Taneja, the best in the Entertainment Field, who gave some of the best actors to the Bollywood industry. Rizwan’s learning experience under him was an incredible as he tapped an unknown territory within him. He learnt how an actor must lose all his inhibitions and flow with anything given to him and make it look real through reel. He soon became a mentor and inspiration which opened him to different dimensions of life & cinema.
Rizwan learnt quite easily in his career that the Entertainment Industry was not an easy one to step in, as it being unpredictable, unique and demanding. He soon put all his focus and energy in honing his skills and learning various forms of acting, dancing, action and everything required to cater entertainment to the audience and being perfect for his line of work.
He was lastly seen in 2015 MTV Roadies X2 (India’s Reality Show) in which he was much applauded and became the heartthrob of teenage girls. To everyone's surprise the films were hits where Rizwan were playing a lead role in short films like RESPECT (2017), Techsex (2016) which crossed 28.2 million views, What Do You Want (2016) and Post Heist (2010).
After a roller coaster experience on prints, commercial, reality shows, television series, short films and web series, Sikander now looks forward to working in main stream cinemas and overseas projects. He look for a project which challenges him on all these platforms. He tried his hands on everything the field had to offer.
He started with modelling and ended up as Executive Producer at Shama Sikander Production house for the web series named as “Ab Dil Ki Sunn” which will be releasing in mid-2018. Also will be working in a travel based web series named “Compass” as a Director cum Host which will hit the digital platform in 2018.
His fame does not stop here following release of his series has been credited as biggest Blockbuster in digital platform. His acting, modelling and physical training create Rizwan, a superstar of young generation. He is quoted as being one of the most humble and down to earth personalities although his wit is unmatched.
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