Dheeraj Dhoopar

Dheeraj Dhoopar is an Indian actor and model known for his portrayal of Prem Bharadwaj in Sasural Simar Ka and as Karan Luthra in Kundali Bhagya.[2]

Dheeraj Dhoopar
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Fashion Designer[1]
Years active2009–present
m. 2016)

Personal life

Dhoopar (left) with wife Vinny Arora at Zee Rishtey Awards, 2018

Dhoopar was born to Sushil Dhoopar.[3] He married actress Vinny Arora on 16 November 2016 in Delhi. They first met on the sets of Maat Pitaah Ke Charnon Mein Swarg.[4]

Early life

Dhoopar started his career as a model and featured in over hundred commercials for brands like Maruti Suzuki, Parker, Dabur Honey, Samsung Galaxy, Videocon Mobile.[5]


Dhoopar made his television debut with Maat Pitaah Ke Charnon Mein Swarg as Ansh.[6]He also played Bhavesh Patil in Star Plus's Behenein, Sushant in Mrs. Tendulkar and Shikhar in Zindagi Kahe – Smile Please.[7] He also made a cameo appearance in Sony TV's Kuch Toh Log Kahenge.[8]

From 2013 to 2017, he portrayed Prem Bhardwaj in Colors TV's Sasural Simar Ka opposite Dipika Kakar.[9][10] He also hosted the grand finale of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa.[11]

In 2019, he also hosted Dance India Dance 7 but later quit.[12]



Year Show Role Channel
2009 Maat Pitaah Ke Charnon Mein Swarg Ansh Colors TV
2010 Behenein Bhavesh Patel Star Plus
2011 Mrs. Tendulkar Sushant SAB TV
Zindagi Kahe – Smile Please Shikhar Life OK
2012 Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Amar Sony TV
2013–2017 Sasural Simar Ka Prem Bharadwaj Colors TV
2016 Sohaagi Sindoor Dhrubo Colors Bangla
2017–present Kundali Bhagya Karan Luthra Zee TV
2017 Kumkum Bhagya
2019 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Host
Dance India Dance
2020 Naagin 5 Akesh Colors TV

Music videos

Year Song Singer
2020 Viah Nai Karuana Asees Kaur

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Show Result Reference
2015 Indian Television Academy Awards Rishtey Naate Award Sasural Simar Ka Won
2018 Kalakar Awards Best Actor (Popular) Kundali Bhagya Nominated [13][14]
Gold Awards Best Actor Male (Popular) Nominated [15]
Best Jodi (Popular)

(With Shraddha Arya)

2019 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in Lead Role (Popular) Nominated [16]
Best Jodi (Popular)

(With Shraddha Arya)

Gold Awards Best Actor Male (Popular) Won [17]
Best Jodi (Popular)

(With Shraddha Arya)

Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won [18][19]
2020 Kalakar Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won [20]
Lions Gold Awards TV Icon of the Year Won [21]
Best Actor (Popular) Nominated

See also


  1. ^ "Actor Dheeraj Dhoopar is a fashion designer". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "Big challenge to replace Shoaib in 'Sasural...': Dheeraj Dhoopar". 12 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Dheeraj Dhoopar's love for his dad - Times of India".
  4. ^ "TV actors Dheeraj Dhoopar and Vinny Arora are married". IndiaToday. 17 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Dheeraj Dhoopar elated to bag ad with Vidya Balan - Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". 16 April 2013.
  6. ^ "I am not single anymore: Dheeraj Dhoopar - Times of India".
  7. ^ "Dheeraj Dhoopar to enter 'Behenein'". 25 August 2010.
  8. ^ "Dheeraj to fall in love with Dr Nidhi - Times of India".
  9. ^ "Emotional scenes tough for Dheeraj Dhoopar". 6 August 2013.
  10. ^ "New Prem in Sasural Simar Ka".
  11. ^ "Dheeraj Dhoopar to host grand finale of 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' - Times of India".
  12. ^ Divya Kaushik (5 April 2019). "Dheeraj Dhoopar to host next season of Dance India Dance". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 April 2019.
  13. ^ "Kolkata celebrates 26th Annual Kalakar Awards amidst glitz and glamour – -::Holly Bolly Tolly::-". hollybollytolly.com.
  14. ^ 26th Kalakar Awards, 2018: Nominees and Winners
  15. ^ "Gold Awards 2018 Winners List: Nakuul-Surbhi-Ishqbaaaz team win big; Jennifer Winget-Mouni Roy among awardees | PINKVILLA". www.pinkvilla.com. Retrieved 13 February 2020.
  16. ^ Baddhan, Raj (20 March 2019). "Indian Telly Awards 2019: Winners list". Retrieved 13 February 2020.
  17. ^ "Nominations for 12th Boroplus Gold Awards, 2019". 12th Gold Awards.
  18. ^ Baddhan, Raj (11 November 2019). "ITA Awards 2019: Winners list". Retrieved 13 February 2020.
  19. ^ "ITA Awards 2019 Winners List: Kundali Bhagya, Shivangi Joshi, Dheeraj Dhoopar, Kapil Sharma Win Big At The Indian Television Academy Awards In Indore | 📺 LatestLY". LatestLY. 11 November 2019. Retrieved 13 February 2020.
  20. ^ "28th Annual Kalakar Awards 2020". 5 January 2020. Retrieved 13 February 2020.
  21. ^ "Lions Gold Awards 2020 Winners List: Jennifer Winget, Shaheer, Hina, Shraddha, Dheeraj & Others Bag Awards - Filmibeat". www.filmibeat.com. 26 January 2020. Retrieved 13 February 2020.

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