Gautam is an actor and also a host. He has been in the industry since a very long time. He has acted in many renowned shows like- Baa Bahu Aur Baby, Saraswatichandra, and Ek Kahani. He is currently working in the serial "Kaal Bhairav Rahasya". He is also a very successful host and has hosted shows like Nach Baliye and India's Got Talent. His talent has also been on the Big Screen in films like- Aksar 2, Agyaat, U Bomsi & Me and Annarth. Apart from acting, he is also a big fitness freak. He received an award in 2013 for being the fittest actor. His wife Pankhuri Awasthy is also an actor and was his co-star in the serial Suryaputra Karn.