Gautam Rode is an Indian actor and television host. He did his first lead show Lucky in 2005. He played the lead role of Saraswatichandra in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's show Saraswatichandra. He was awarded Best Actor at the 145th Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the show in 2014. He also played the role of Rudra in the daily soap opera Maha Kumbh.