Karan Patel

Karan Patel is an Indian actor and host mostly known for his work in Hindi television.[1] Having appeared in over 20 television soaps, he is one of the most popular television actors in India and has frequently collaborated with producer Ekta Kapoor.[2]

Karan Patel
Karan Patel at ITA Awards 2015.jpg
Karan Patel at ITA Awards 2015 Red Carpet
Born (1983-11-23) 23 November 1983 (age 37)[1][2]
  • Actor
  • television host
Years active2005–present
Notable work
Yeh Hai Mohabbatein
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10
(m. 2015)

In his lifetime career, Patel gained desirable success and immense fame with his phenomenal performance as the main lead Raman Bhalla in Kapoor's long running soap opera Yeh Hai Mohabbatein (2013–19) on StarPlus.[3] He has participated in the reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 (2013) and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 (2020), emerging as the runner-up in the latter, and was last seen as Businessman Rishabh Bajaj in Kapoor's Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 on Star Plus.[4]

Early lifeEdit

Patel is a Gujarati who was born in Calcutta on 23 November 1983.[5][1][2] His father's name is Rashesh Patel.[6] He has also attended Shiamak Davar's dance classes.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Patel married Ankita Karan Patel on 3 May 2015 in Mumbai.[8][9] Their first child was born on 14 December 2019.[10][11]


Patel starred in the STAR Plus series Kasturi, where he played Robbie Sabarwal, his first lead role. Previously, he played a number of roles in Balaji Telefilms. His first role was in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii where he played Vigyat. He has also worked in Kasautii Zindagii Kay and Kasamh Se.[12]

In 2008 he debuted as host by anchoring a new show Kaho Na Yaar Hai.[13] In 2013, he participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.[14][15] He recently quit the show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein.[16] His role as Raman Kumar Omprakash Bhalla with his co-star Divyanka T Dahiya earned him ZEE Gold Awards for Best Actor (Popular) three years in a row (2014–16), the Indian Television Academy Award 2015 for Best Romantic Actor (Male), and the Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role.



Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2010 City of Gold Naru
2013 Shootout at Wadala Jamal Bhaskar's bodyguard [17]
2018 Phamous Goli Local goon and Radhe's friend


Year Title Role Ref
2003 Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki Vigyat
2005–2006 Kasautii Zindagi Kay Karan [18]
2005 Kesar Ryan
Kkavyanjali Kanishk [19]
2006–2007 Kasamh Se Rohit Ranvijay Chopra
Karam Apnaa Apnaa Vivaan Kapoor
2007–2009 Kasturi Robbie Sabarwal [19]
2007 Nach Baliye Contestant
2008 Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket Contestant
Kaho Na Yaar Hai Host
2012 Survivor India Contestant
Teri Meri Love Stories Yug Saxena [19]
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 Contestant [4]
2013–2019 Yeh Hai Mohabbatein Raman Kumar Omprakash Bhalla
2014–2015 Box Cricket League 1 Contestant
2015–2016 Gumrah S5 Host
2015 Nach Baliye 7 Host
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 Guest
2016 I Don't Watch TV Himself (airs on (Arre)
Box Cricket League 2 Contestant
2017 Nach Baliye 8 Himself/Guest
Bigg Boss 11 Guest
Entertainment Ki Raat Guest
2018 MTV Troll Police Himself/Guest
Dus Ka Dum Guest
Sabse Smart Kaun Contestant
Bigg Boss 12 Guest
Ace Of Space 1 Guest
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Contestant
Khatra Khatra Khatra Guest/Recurring [20]
Nach Baliye 9 Guest
Yeh Hai Chahatein Raman Bhalla (cameo) [21]
2020 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 1st Runner Up [22]
Bigg Boss 13 Guest
Kasautii Zindagii Kay Rishabh Bajaj
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi – Made in India Contestant/8th place


Year Award Category Show Result Ref
2014 Indian Television Academy Awards GR8! Onscreen Couple of the Year
(With Divyanka Tripathi)
Yeh Hai Mohabbatein Won
Indian Telly Awards Best Onscreen Couple
(With Divyanka Tripathi)
Won [23]
Gold Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won [24]
2015 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor (Jury) Won
Best Romantic Actor (Male) Won [25]
Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role Won [26]
Best Jodi
(With Divyanka Tripathi)
Won [27]
Gold Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won [28]
2016 Won [29]
2017 Best Actor in a Lead Role Won
2018 Gold Awards Most Celebrated Actor (Male) Won [30]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c Mulla, Zainab. Yeh Hai Mohabbatein actor Karan Patel’s birthday: Ankita, Divyanka, Anita and others part of the mega celebration!. India.com. 23 November 2015. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Sarkar, Prarthna. Karan Patel birthday: 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' actors Divyanka, Anita and others party PHOTOS. International Business Times. 23 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Star Plus launches romantic saga Ye Hai Mohabbatein". 22 November 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6: Karan Patel to enter the show as wild card". 14 July 2013.
  5. ^ "U Me Aur Tv With "Karan Patel's" Interview On Navratri". YouTube. E24. 21 September 2017. How you are going to celebrate Navratri, being a Gujarati?
  6. ^ "Stars gathered at Karan's b'day bash". The Times of India. 27 November 2007.
  7. ^ Karan Patel, Smilie Suri, Marzi Pestonji have dance connect. Indo-Asian News Service. 20 April2015. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  8. ^ "The Wedding Story Of TV Actors Karan Patel And Ankita Bhargava". Yahoo! News. Archived from the original on 20 June 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  9. ^ Trivedi, Tanvi. Karan Patel and Ankita Bhargava's star-studded wedding. The Times of India. 5 May 2015. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  10. ^ "Karan Patel, Ankita Bhargava Welcome Baby Girl". News18. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  11. ^ "Karan Patel and Ankita Bhargava welcome baby girl". India Today. Ist. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  12. ^ Karan Patel: Lesser known facts.16 March 2015. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  13. ^ Confession time for Karan Patel. 10 January 2008 Retrieved 18 October 2016
  14. ^ "Four wild card entries in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa". 8 July 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  15. ^ "Karan Patel eliminated from Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6". 4 August 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  16. ^ "Confirmed! Karan Patel quits Yeh Hain Mohabbatein for Khaton Ke Khiladi 10". India Today. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Break ke baad". The Indian Express.
  18. ^ "Karan Patel Was in the Original Kasautii Zindagii Kay Too, Watch Video 1 day ago". CNN-NEWS18.
  19. ^ a b c "I share a comfort level with Ekta Kapoor: Karan Patel". Business Standard.
  20. ^ "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein's father-daughter duo Karan Patel and Aditi Bhatia to be seen in Khatra Khatra Khatra - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  21. ^ "Karan Patel and Divyanka Tripathi to be seen in Yeh Hai Chahatein". India Today.
  22. ^ "Karan Patel Becomes Highest Paid Contestant on Khatron Ke Khiladi 10". News18. 18 February 2020. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  23. ^ Tellychakkar Team (18 October 2014). "13th Indian Telly Awards: Complete List of Winners". tellychakkar.com.
  24. ^ "Zee Gold Awards 2014 Complete List Of Winners". filmibeat.com. 20 May 2014.
  25. ^ "ITA Awards 2015: Karan Patel bags Best Romantic Actor trophy; list of winners". India Today.
  26. ^ "Indian Telly Awards 2015: Karan Patel, Kapil Sharma winners -". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 17 March 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  27. ^ "Indian Telly Awards 2015: Karan Patel, Sriti Jha, Kapil Sharma winners". The Indian Express. 30 November 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  28. ^ Sarkar, Prarthna (22 June 2015). "Zee Gold Awards 2015 Highlights, Complete Winners' List: 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' Bags Most Honours; Karan-Divyanka's Romance Steals the Show". International Business Times.
  29. ^ "Gold Awards 2016: Arjun Bijlani, Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Mouni Roy win top honours; full list of winners". India Today.
  30. ^ BollywoodLife (20 June 2018). "Gold Awards 2018 complete winners list: Jennifer Winget, Surbhi Jyoti, Surbhi Chandna take home the trophies". bollywoodlife.com. Retrieved 1 September 2018.

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