Hiten Tejwani

Hiten Tejwani is an Indian television actor[2] known for his work in several fictional shows.[3][4]

Hiten Tejwani
Hiten Tejwani in 2019 (cropped).jpg
Hiten Tejwani in 2019
Born (1974-03-05) 5 March 1974 (age 48)[1]
Occupation
  • Model
  • actor
Years active2000–present
Notable work
Spouse
(m. 2004)
Children2

Personal lifeEdit

 
Tejwani with wife Gauri Pradhan at an event.

Hiten Tejwani was born into a Sindhi family.[5]

Hiten Tejwani married his Kutumb and Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi co-star Gauri Pradhan on 29 April 2004.[6][7] The couple became parents to twins, son Nevaan and daughter Katya on 11 November 2009.[8]

In an interview, he revealed that he had been married once before, but went through a painful divorce in 2001.[9]

CareerEdit

Tejwani played a role in Ekta Kapoor's serial Ghar Ek Mandir, which was aired on Sony TV. This was followed by appearances in Kapoor's soaps Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii on Metro Gold, Kaahin Kissii Roz on Star Plus, and Kutumb on Sony TV with Gauri Pradhan.[10] He appeared again with Pradhan in the second season of Kutumb, and Kapoor took the same couple in her show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.[11] When Kutumb ended, he was offered the role of Karan Virani in Kapoor's series Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi on Star Plus. In 2009, he and his wife also made a short cameo in the Star Plus show Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan.[12] In 2006, Tejwani along with his wife Gauri participated in the second season of Nach Baliye 2 and returned to host Season 4 in 2008.[13]

He played Anurag Basu in Kasautii Zindagii Kay, replacing Cezanne Khan in the role.

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 NDTV Imagine, Palampur Express on Sony TV, Chotti Bahu - Sindoor Bin Suhagan on Zee TV and Rang Badalti Odhani on Star One.[14]

In 2011 he appeared in Mukti Bandhan as Vicky Oberoi, where he played the antagonist.[15] Later that year, he was cast again by Kapoor as the lead actor of Pavitra Rishta on Zee TV.[16] Tejwani was 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.[citation needed] He also made a cameo appearance in Kapoor's Kya Huaa Tera Vaada, in the role of Jatin Chopra.[17] He appeared in the Sri Lankan television series Pooja, playing a doctor.

In 2013, he appeared in Sanskaar - Dharohar Apno Ki as Murli.[18] He later played Nitin Joshi in Colors TV's Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi.[19] In 2015, Tejwani played the role of Dr. Anant in Balika Vadhu.[20] and also played Niranjan Chaturvedi in Gangaa from 2015 to 2017.

In 2017, Tejwani was a celebrity contestant in the Bigg Boss 11 of the Indian version of the reality TV show Bigg Boss, which premiered on 1 October. He survived for 11 weeks until he got evicted on 17 December (Day 77).[21][22] In 2018, he appeared in Colors TV's show Tantra where he plays a role of Inspector Bharat Singh Rathore. In 2019, he portrayed Viraj Roy in &TV's Daayan. As of February 2019, he was a contestant on Kitchen Champion 5 with his wife Gauri Pradhan Tejwani. Tejwani will play a professor in the upcoming film Nobel Peace.[23][24]

From 2020 to 2021, he appeared as Shiv Narayan Gupta in Star Bharat's Gupta Brothers.[25] Since July 2022, he joined the cast Colors TV's show Swaran Ghar as Arjun Deol.[26]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Language
1999 Vaastav: The Reality Hindi
2003 Joggers Park Akash Hindi & English
2004 Krishna Cottage Akshay Hindi
2007 Anwar Udit Hindi
2014 Entertainment Hindi[27]
2015 Thoda Lutf Thoda Ishq Jhumroo Hindi
2016 Love Games Gaurav Asthana Hindi
Shorgul Saleem Hindi
Saansein C.K. Bir Hindi
2019 Kalank Ahmed Hindi[28]
Mudda 370 J&K Suraj Hindi
2020 Unkahee Abhimanyu Hindi
2021 Nobel Peace Prof. Shlok Manhas Hindi[29]
2022 Ardh Satya Hindi
2022 Jogi Katiyal Hindi[30]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role
2000–2002 Ghar Ek Mandir Gautam
2001–2002 Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii Praveen
Kaahin Kissii Roz Nakul Sikand[31]
Kutumb Pratham Mittal
2002–2003 Kutumb Pratham Mann
2002–2008 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Karan Virani
2003 Miit Akash
Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat Natesh
Pratham
Kkusum Vishal Mehra
2004 Kahiin To Hoga Pratham
2004–2005 Kkoi Dil Mein Hai Samay Punj
2005 Kesar Abhinav "Abhi" Pandey
2005–2006 Kkavyanjali Yug Mittal
2006 Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai Nishant Saxena
Jodee Kamaal Ki Contestant
Nach Baliye 2
2006–2008 Karam Apnaa Apnaa Anupam Bhattacharya
2007 Kasamh Se Anupam Kapadia
Koffee With Karan 2 Guest
2007–2008 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Anurag Basu/Pratham Mittal[32]
2008 Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain? Contestant
Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar
Left Right Left Colonel Abhay Verma
Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Karna
Nach Baliye 4 Host
2008–2009 Jasuben Jayantilaal Joshi Ki Joint Family Ronit
2009 Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan Ranveer Singh
Kitani Mohabbat Hai Karan Singh
Palampur Express Dev Sisodia
Kya Mast Hai Life Mr. Singhania
2010 Chotti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan Shantanu Purohit[33]
2011 Rang Badalti Odhani Anand Mittal
Swayamvar Host
Mukti Bandhan Vicky Oberoi
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Varun Singh Vadhera
2011–2014 Pavitra Rishta Manav Deshmukh[34]
2012; 2013 Kya Huaa Tera Vaada Jatin Chopra[35]
2013 Sanskaar – Dharohar Apnon Ki Lord Krishna/Murli
2013–2014 Savdhaan India Host
2014 MTV Webbed Professor
2014–2015 Hamari Sister Didi Dr. Avinash "Avi" Kapoor
Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi Nitin Joshi
Box Cricket League 1 Contestant
2015 Rishton Ka Mela Rahul
2015–2016 Balika Vadhu Dr. Anant
2015–2017 Gangaa Judge Niranjan Chaturvedi
2016 Darr Sabko Lagta Hai Sushant
Box Cricket League 2 Contestant
2017 Bigg Boss 11[36]
Entertainment Ki Raat Guest
2018 Box Cricket League 3 Contestant
Bigg Boss 12 Guest
2018–2019 Tantra Inspector Bharat Singh Rathore
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Guest
Daayan Viraj Roy
Box Cricket League 4 Contestant
Haiwaan: The Monster Deepak Agnihotri
CIF Inspector Kesari Kumar
Bigg Boss 13 Guest
2020–2021 Gupta Brothers Shiv Narayan Gupta
2022–present Swaran Ghar Arjun Deol

Web seriesEdit

Year Name Role Notes
2018–2019 Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat Advocate Ved Saxena
2019 The Investigation ACP Vishal Gaekwad
D-Code (Deewangi) Ravi
2020 Ashuddhi Karan Oberoi
2021 Tandav Ajay Ahluwalia
2021 Games of Karma (BDSM) Sikander Oberoi

Music videosEdit

Year Title Singer
2022 Mera Pyara Hindustan Romy

AwardsEdit

Year Awards Category Nominated Results
2005 Indian Television Academy Awards, India Best Actor - Popular Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hiten Tejwani's 44th birthday pics are proof that he and his wife Gauri are still madly in love with each other". India TV. 7 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Hiten Tejwani on travelling in BEST bus, favourite restaurant in Mumbai, and his love for the city". www.mid-day.com. 26 October 2021. Retrieved 23 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Hiten Tejwani's 44th birthday pics are proof that he and his wife Gauri are still madly in love with each other". India TV. 7 March 2018.
  4. ^ "BIGG BOSS 11: 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' actor Hiten Tejwani last entry for the show". ABP Live. 29 September 2017. Archived from the original on 1 October 2017. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Hiten Tejwani's Bombay duck curry". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  6. ^ Keshri, Shweta (30 October 2020). "Kutumb turns 19, Hiten Tejwani and Gauri Pradhan thank fans for all the love". India Today. Retrieved 11 March 2022.
  7. ^ "Hiten Tejwani on his first day on Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi sets: 'They hadn't even decided my name when I reached the sets'". Hindustan Times. 30 December 2020. Retrieved 23 November 2021.
  8. ^ Shah, Kunal M (5 June 2009). "Gauri is four months pregnant". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  9. ^ "Did you know Bigg Boss 11 contestant Hiten Tejwani's first marriage lasted only a year?". India Today. 5 October 2017.
  10. ^ "Bigg Boss 11: Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi actor Hiten Tejwani enters house, wife Gauri Pradhan's there too". Hindustan Times. 1 October 2017.
  11. ^ "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi turns 17 years-old; here's how Tulsi, Mihir and other actors look now". Times of India. 3 July 2017.
  12. ^ "Hiten Tejwani sheds his chocolate-boy image in his latest photoshoot". Times of India. 16 May 2018.
  13. ^ "Gauri-Hiten to host 'Nach Baliye-4'". Zee News. 23 December 2008.
  14. ^ "Hiten relives his childhood". Hindustan Times. 17 February 2011.
  15. ^ "Hiten Tejwani enters Mukti Bandhan". Yahoo. 12 August 2011.
  16. ^ "Hiten Tejwan to replace Sushant Singh Rajput in 'Pavitra Rishta'". DNA india. 4 November 2011.
  17. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to enter Kyaa Hua Tera Vaada!". The Times of India. 31 May 2012.
  18. ^ "Hiten Tejwani does Akshay Kumar from 'Oh My God'". The Times of India. 20 November 2013.
  19. ^ "Excited to join wife Gauri on 'Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi': Hiten Tejwani". The Indian Express. 31 October 2014.
  20. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to enter Balika Vadhu; to play a 'doctor with a difference'". India Today. 27 July 2015.
  21. ^ "Bigg Boss 11 contestant Hiten Tejwani before entering the show: I plan to learn cooking in the house". The Indian Express. 3 October 2017.
  22. ^ "Bigg Boss 11 written update, December 17, 2017: Housemates evict Hiten Tejwani, save Priyank Sharma". The Times of India. 18 December 2017.
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  24. ^ "Hiten Tejwani's film, Nobel Peace, set for an OTT release". www.indulgexpress.com. Retrieved 10 December 2020.
  25. ^ "Hiten Tejwani Is Proud Of His Ongoing Show Gupta Brothers, Deets Inside". Koimoi. Retrieved 10 July 2022.
  26. ^ "Exclusive! Hiten Tejwani joins the cast of Swaran Ghar". TOI. Retrieved 10 July 2022.
  27. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to star in 'It's Entertainment' with Akshay Kumar". News18. Archived from the original on 6 December 2013.
  28. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to feature with Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur in Kalank". Mumbai Mirror. 21 June 2018.
  29. ^ Service, Tribune News. "Hiten Tejwani-starrer film Nobel Peace to release on OTT". Tribuneindia News Service. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  30. ^ "Jogi review: A middling film which feels like a missed opportunity-Entertainment News , Firstpost". Firstpost. 16 September 2022. Retrieved 18 September 2022.
  31. ^ "Romancing for Real". The Telegraph. 25 December 2004.
  32. ^ "Kasauti's fate hangs in balance!". Hindustan Times. 27 February 2008. Archived from the original on 19 June 2018. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  33. ^ "Hiten enters Chhoti Bahu". Times of India. 14 March 2010.
  34. ^ "Hiten Tejwan to replace Sushant Singh Rajput in 'Pavitra Rishta'". DNA India. 4 November 2011.
  35. ^ "Hiten Tejwani re-enters Kya Huaa Tera Vaada!". Times of India. 20 December 2012.
  36. ^ "Bigg Boss 11 evicted contestant Hiten Tejwani: Being a strong player led to my elimination". Indian Express. 18 December 2017.

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