Karan Tacker (born 11 May 1986) is an Indian actor, model and host known for his portrayal of Viren Singh Vadhera in Star Plus's Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai and Farooq Ali in Hotstar's Special OPS. In 2014, he participated in Colors TV's Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7.
|Born||11 May 1986|
|Known for||Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai|
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7
Early life edit
He first appeared in the film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi in a short role in 2008. He then got his debut role in television show Love Ne Mila Di Jodi playing the lead role of Sameer which aired on STAR One. Karan then appeared in television show Rang Badalti Odhani (2010) as Shaantanu Khandelwal. He then played the lead role in Star Plus popular show Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai (2011) as Viren Singh Vadhera. The show aired last on 13 September 2013.
Karan participated in the popular dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in the 7th Season of the show along with his dance partner Bhavna and was declared first runner up of the show in 2014. Karan has also hosted Halla Bol on Bindass (2014) and The Voice India (2015) that aired on &TV. Karan has also hosted many award shows and events. Karan has appeared in advertisements also. In 2017, Tacker hosted the dance couple reality show Nach Baliye in its ninth season.
|2009–2010||Love Ne Mila Di Jodi||Sameer Saxena|||
|2010–2011||Rang Badalti Odhani||Shantanu Khandelwal|||
|2011–2013||Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai||Viren Singh Vadhera|
|2011||Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?||Himself||Guest|
|Teri Meri Love Stories||Guest|
|2013||Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara|
|2014||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7||Contestant||1st runner-up|
|Kaun Banega Crorepati 8||Himself||Guest|||
|Box Cricket League||Contestant|
|2015||Farah Ki Dawat|||
|Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah|||
|India's Got Talent|||
|Strictly Come Dancing 13||Himself||Guest|||
|Sarojini - Ek Nayi Pehal|||
|Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi||Guest|||
|2016||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9|||
|2017||Nach Baliye 8||Host|||
|Mirchi Top 20|
|Ace of Space 1|||
Web series edit
|2020||Special OPS||Farooq Ali|
|2021||Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story|
|2022||Khakee: The Bihar Chapter||IPS Amit Lodha|||
Awards and nominations edit
|2012||Gold Awards||Most Fit Actor||—||Won|
|Indian Television Academy Awards||GR8! Performer Of The Year (Male)||Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai||Nominated|
|2020||Gold Glam and Style Awards||Most Fit Actor||—||Won|||
|2023||Iconic Gold Awards||Power Pack Performer||Khakee: The Bihar Chapter||Won|
- "8 Times birthday boy Karan Tacket stole our hearts with these drool worthy selfies" – via India Today.
- Purva Desai (31 July 2012), "Parineeti & I are true Punjabis: Karan Tacker", Times of India. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
- "Happy Birthday Karan Tacker: 10 Photos which prove why we need him in Bollywood ASAP". 12 May 2017.
- "Karan Tacker all set to foray Bollywood – The Times of India".
- "Karan Tacker looks super hot in new commercial – The Times of India".
- "I have dated all my female co-stars: Karan Tacker". Times Of India. 9 February 2013.
- "Karan Tacker mifted on BCL!". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 29 December 2014.
- "Farah Ki Daawat: Karanvir Bohra, Karan Tacker and Karan Grover with Karan Johar at 'Karan Special Episode'! (PICS)". pinkvilla.com.
- "Krushna Abhishek and Karan Tacker in Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah". Times Of India. 3 March 2015.
- "Karan Tacker, Mouni Roy, Siddharth Shukla, Sana Khan perform at India's Got Talent 6 – view pics!". Times Of India. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
- "Karan Tacker to host desi version of 'The Voice'". timesofindia.com.
- "Karan Tacker to be seen on international dance show". India Today. 16 September 2015.
- "Karan Tacker and Krystle D'Souza are back together for 'Sarojini'! (PICS)". pinkvilla.com.
- "Social: Karan Tacker shares dais with Big B on 'Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi'". Times Of India. Retrieved 16 November 2015.
- "Karan Tacker surprises friends on the sets of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
- "Trouble brewing between Nach Baliye 8 hosts Karan Tacker and Upasana Singh?". India Today. 10 April 2017. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
- "The Remix host Karan Tacker: Digital gives you the freedom to unleash your personality". The Indian Express. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
- "Karan Tacker: Would love to participate in Ace of Space with Vikas Gupta". The Indian Express.
- "Khakee: The Bihar Chapter Teaser: Karan Tacker and Avinash Tiwary are at loggerheads in Neeraj Pandey's Netflix series". Bollywood Hungama. 28 October 2022. Retrieved 1 November 2022.
- "Gold Glam and Style Awards 2020: Hina Khan, Sidharth Shukla win big". The Indian Express.