Hiten Tejwani

Hiten Tejwani is an Indian television actor known for his work as Anurag Basu in Kasautii Zindagi Ki , Niranjan Chaturvedi in Gangaa , Karan Virani in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Manav Deshmukh in Pavitra Rishta . In 2017, he was a contestant on Bigg Boss 11.[1]

Hiten Tejwani
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Hiten Tejwani on the set of Pavitra Rishta.
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Model
  • actor
Years active2000–present
Known forKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kutumb, and Pavitra Rishta
Spouse(s)Gauri Pradhan Tejwani (m. 2004)
Children2
Websitehttps://hiten-gauri.net

Early lifeEdit

 
Tejwani with wife Gauri Pradhan at an event.

Hiten Tejwani was born into a Sindhi family.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

 
Hiten Tejwani with his wife Gauri Pradhan Tejwani

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]

In an interview, he revealed that he had been married once before, but went through a painful divorce in 2001.[4]

CareerEdit

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 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.[5] 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.[6] 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.[7] 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.[8]

He played Anurag Basu in Kasautii Zindagii Kay Replacing Cezanne Khan.

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.[9]

In 2011 he appeared in Mukti Bandhan as Vicky Oberoi, where he played the antagonist.[10] Later that year, he was cast again by Kapoor as the lead actor of Pavitra Rishta on Zee TV.[11] 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.[12] He appeared in the Sri Lankan television series Pooja, playing a doctor.

In 2013, he appeared in Sanskaar - Dharohar Apno Ki as Murli.[13] He later played Nitin Joshi in Colors TV's Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi.[14] In 2015, Tejwani played the role of Dr. Anant in Balika Vadhu.[15] 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).[16][17] In 2018, he appeared in Colors TV's show Tantra where he plays a role of Inspector Bharat Singh Rathore.[18] In 2019, he portrayed Viraj Roy in &TV's Daayan.[19] As of February 2019, he was a contestant on Kitchen Champion 5 with his wife Gauri Pradhan Tejwani.[20]

FilmographyEdit

Film roles
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 [21]
2015 Thoda Lutf Thoda Ishq Jhumroo Hindi
2016 Love Games Gaurav Asthana Hindi
2016 Shorgul Saleem Hindi
2016 Saansein C.K. Bir Hindi
2019 Kalank Ahmed Hindi [22]
2019 Mudda 370 J&K Suraj Hindi

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Channel
2000 - 2002 Ghar Ek Mandir Gautam Sony TV
2001 - 2002 Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii Praveen Metro Gold
Kaahin Kissii Roz Nakul Sikand [23] Star Plus
Kutumb Pratham Mittal Sony TV
2002 - 2003 Kutumb Pratham Mann
2002 - 2008 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Karan Virani Star Plus
2003 Miit Akash Zee TV
Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat - Kayamath Natesh (Episode 112 - Episode 130) Sony TV
Kkusum Vishal Mehra
Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat - Kab Kyon Kahan Pratham (Episode 177 - Episode 190)
2004 Kahiin To Hoga Pratham Star Plus
2004 - 2005 Kkoi Dil Mein Hai Samay Punj Sony TV
2005 Kesar Abhinav (Abhi) Pandey Star Plus
2005 - 2006 Kkavyanjali Yug Mittal
2006 Jodee Kamaal Ki Guest Contestant Star One
Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai Nishant Saxena Sony TV
Nach Baliye 2 Contestant Star One
2006 - 2007 ; 2008 Karam Apnaa Apnaa Anupam Bhattacharya Star Plus
2007 Kasamh Se Anupam Kapadia (Episode 251) Zee TV
Koffee With Karan (season 2) Guest (Episode 16) Star Plus
2007 - 2008 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Anurag Basu / Pratham Mittal[24]
2008 Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain? Guest Contestant
Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar Contestant Sony TV
Left Right Left Colonel Abhay Verma SAB TV
Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Karna 9X
Nach Baliye 4 Host Star Plus
2008 - 2009 Jasuben Jayantilaal Joshi Ki Joint Family Ronit NDTV Imagine
2009 Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan Ranbir Singh Star Plus
Kitani Mohabbat Hai Karan Singh NDTV Imagine
Palampur Express Dev Sisodia Sony TV
Kya Mast Hai Life Mr. Singhania Disney Channel India
2010 Chotti Bahu - Sindoor Bin Suhagan Shantanu Purohit [25] Zee TV
2011 Rang Badalti Odhani Anand Mittal [26] Star One
Swayamvar Host NDTV Imagine
Mukti Bandhan Vicky Oberoi Colors TV
2011 - 2014 Pavitra Rishta Manav Deshmukh [27] Zee TV
2012 ; 2013 Kya Huaa Tera Vaada Jatin Chopra [28] Sony TV
2013 Sanskaar - Dharohar Apnon Ki Lord Krishna / Murli Colors TV
2013 - 2014 Savdhaan India Host Life OK
2014 MTV Webbed Professor (Episode 8) MTV
2014 - 2015 Hamari Sister Didi Dr. Avinash (Avi) Kapoor Sony Pal
Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi Nitin Joshi Colors TV
Box Cricket League Contestant Sony TV
2015 Rishton Ka Mela Rahul Zee TV
2015 - 2016 Balika Vadhu Dr. Anant Colors TV
2015 - 2017 Gangaa Judge Niranjan Chaturvedi[29] &TV
2016 Darr Sabko Lagta Hai - Siskiyan Sushant (Episode 32) &TV
Box Cricket League Contestant Colors TV
2017 Bigg Boss 11 Contestant[30] Colors TV
Entertainment Ki Raat Guest (Season 1 - Episode 12)
2018 Box Cricket League Contestant MTV
2018 - 2019 Tantra Inspector Bharat Singh Rathore Colors TV
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Guest Contestant (Episode 4) Colors TV
Daayan Viraj Roy &TV
Box Cricket League Contestant MTV
Haiwaan : The Monster Deepak Agnihotri Zee TV
CIF Inspector Kesari Kumar (Episode 17) Dangal TV
Bigg Boss 13 Guest (Episode 54.01) Colors TV

Web SeriesEdit

Year Name Role Platform Notes
2018 ; 2019 Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat Advocate Ved Saxena ALT Balaji Negative Role
2019 The Investigation[31] ACP Vishal Gaekwad Eros Now Lead Role
2019 D-Code (Deewangi)[32] Ravi Ullu App

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BIGG BOSS 11: 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' actor Hiten Tejwani last entry for the show". ABP Live. 29 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Hiten Tejwani's Bombay duck curry". Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  3. ^ Shah, Kunal M (5 June 2009). "Gauri is four months pregnant". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Did you know Bigg Boss 11 contestant Hiten Tejwani's first marriage lasted only a year?". India Today. 5 October 2017.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "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.
  7. ^ "Hiten Tejwani sheds his chocolate-boy image in his latest photoshoot". Times of India. 16 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Gauri-Hiten to host 'Nach Baliye-4'". Zee News. 23 December 2008.
  9. ^ "Hiten relives his childhood". Hindustan Times. 17 February 2011.
  10. ^ "Hiten Tejwani enters Mukti Bandhan". Yahoo. 12 August 2011.
  11. ^ "Hiten Tejwan to replace Sushant Singh Rajput in 'Pavitra Rishta'". 4 November 2011.
  12. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to enter Kyaa Hua Tera Vaada!". 31 May 2012.
  13. ^ "Hiten Tejwani does Akshay Kumar from 'Oh My God'". 20 November 2013.
  14. ^ "Excited to join wife Gauri on 'Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi': Hiten Tejwani". 31 October 2014.
  15. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to enter Balika Vadhu; to play a 'doctor with a difference'". 27 July 2015.
  16. ^ "Bigg Boss 11 contestant Hiten Tejwani before entering the show: I plan to learn cooking in the house". The Indian Express. 3 October 2017.
  17. ^ "Bigg Boss 11 written update, December 17, 2017: Housemates evict Hiten Tejwani, save Priyank Sharma". 18 December 2017.
  18. ^ "Hiten Tejwani turns cop for Colors' Tantra". 15 April 2017.
  19. ^ "It's an interesting character: Hiten Tejwani on his role in Daayan". 15 April 2017.
  20. ^ "Gauri Pradhan reveals husband Hiten Tejwani's kitchen secret". 15 April 2017.
  21. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to star in 'It's Entertainment' with Akshay Kumar". News18. Archived from the original on 6 December 2013.
  22. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to feature with Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur in Kalank". Mumbai Mirror. 21 June 2018.
  23. ^ "Romancing for Real". The Telegraph. 25 December 2004.
  24. ^ "Kasauti's fate hangs in balance!". Hindustan Times. 27 February 2008.
  25. ^ "Hiten enters Chhoti Bahu". Times of India. 14 March 2010.
  26. ^ "Hiten Tejwani: Khanak's New Man on Rang Badalti Odhani?". Urban Asian. 5 February 2011.
  27. ^ "Hiten Tejwan to replace Sushant Singh Rajput in 'Pavitra Rishta'". DNA India. 4 November 2011.
  28. ^ "Hiten Tejwani re-enters Kya Huaa Tera Vaada!". Times of India. 20 December 2012.
  29. ^ "Hiten Tejwani's Journey in 'Gangaa' Ends". India West. 12 January 2017.
  30. ^ "Bigg Boss 11 evicted contestant Hiten Tejwani: Being a strong player led to my elimination". Indian Express. 18 December 2017.
  31. ^ "Eros Now Quickie to premiere new short-form series 'The Investigation' on 6 Jan". 2018. Retrieved 28 September 2019.
  32. ^ "Hiten Tejwani bags Ullu App's D Code". 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2020.

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