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Hiten Tejwani is an Indian television actor from Mumbai, India known for his portrayal in serials such as Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kutumb, and Pavitra Rishta. He was also a contestant on Bigg Boss 11.[1]

Hiten Tejwani
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Hiten Tejwani on the sets of Pavitra Rishta.
Born Hiten Tejwani
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Model, Actor
Years active 2000–present
Known for His Portrayal in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi , Kutumb & Pavitra Rishta
Home town Mumbai, India
Spouse(s) Gauri Pradhan Tejwani (2004–present)
Children Nevaan (Son) (b. 2009)
Katya (Daughter) (b. 2009)
Parent(s) Jethanand Bhojraj (father)
Asha Tejwani (mother)


Early lifeEdit

Tejwani with wife Gauri Pradhan at an event.

Hiten Tejwani was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India to a Sindhi family.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Hiten Tejwani is married to his co-star Gauri Pradhan Tejwani from Kutumb and Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi since 29 April 2004. Hiten and Gauri became parents to twins son Nevaan and daughter Katya on 11 November 2009.[3]


Television 2000–presentEdit

Tejwani played a role in Ekta Kapoor's serial Ghar Ek Mandir which was aired on Sony TV. This was followed by raining of Ekta's soaps like Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii on Metro Gold and Kaahin Kissii Roz on Star Plus, Kutumb on Sony TV. His chemistry with Gauri Pradhan, his co-star was well appreciated by audience that the channel and production House decided to bring back second season of the show with same leads and also the producer Ekta Kapoor took the same couple in her Top Show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. After Kutumb ended, he was offered the role of illegitimate child of Mihir Virani in Ekta Kapoor's Path breaking Top Show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Karan Virani on Star Plus.His performance was well appreciated by the audiences and critics that made him won most awards of his career. In 2009, after his most successful stint ended in the show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, along with the show, he along with his wife also made a short cameo in another successful show of Star Plus Kumkum - Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan. In 2006, Tejwani along with his wife Gauri participated in the second season of Nach Baliye.

In 2009 and 2010, he also played small or supporting roles in the shows Jasuben Jayantilaal Joshi Ki Joint Family and Kitani Mohabbat Hai on Imagine TV, Palampur Express on Sony TV, Choti Bahu on Zee TV and Rang Badalti Odhani on STAR One.

In 2011, he also made his presence felt in Mukti Bandhan as Vivek Oberoi where he played the Antagonist.Later the year, he was approached once again by Ekta Kapoor to step into the shoes of the lead actor of Pavitra Rishta on Zee TV.[4] Tejwani's performance was praised by Critics and also was well accepted by audience that made him nominated for Best Actor in Lead Role at Zee Rishtey Awards, The Global Indian Film and TV Honours, 5th Boroplus Gold Awards, 11th Indian Telly Awards and 12th Indian Television Academy Awards.He also made a small cameo in Ekta Kapoor's Kya Huaa Tera Vaada where he portrayed the role of Jatin Choprahe also was in a Sri Lankan telly which was named "Pooja" Hiten played the role of a doctor in it.[5]

In 2013, Hiten entered Sanskaar - Dharohar Apno Ki as Murli. [6]. He later played Nitin in Colors TV's Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi.[7] In 2015, Tejwani played the role of Dr. Anant in Balika Vadhu.[8] and also played Niranjan in Gangaa from 2015 to 2017.

From 1 October to 16 December 2017, Hiten was part of the Bigg Boss 11 house, as a celebrity contestant.


Year Movie Role Language
1999 Vaastav: The Reality a goon (Uncredited) Hindi
2003 Joggers Park Akash Hindi & English
2004 Krishna Cottage Akshay Hindi
2007 Anwar Udit Hindi
2014 Entertainment Cameo Hindi [9]
2015 Thoda Lutf Thoda Ishq Jhumroo Hindi
2016 Love Games Gaurav Asthana Hindi
2016 Shorgul Saleem Hindi
2016 Saansein C.K. Bir Hindi


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