Shakti Arora

Shakti Arora is an Indian television actor. He is predominantly known for his performances in Tere Liye, Pavitra Rishta, Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi and Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka.[1] He participated in Nach Baliye (2015) and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2016).[2]

Shakti Arora
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Arora In 2020
Born (1986-05-16) 16 May 1986 (age 35)[1]
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • television host
Years active2006–present
Known forMeri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi as Ranveer and Milan Vaghela
Spouse(s)
(m. 2018)
[2]

CareerEdit

Initial days and critical appreciation (2006–14)Edit

Arora made his television debut in 2006 with Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai and then played Kamran in Sony SAB's Left Right Left that year.[3]

In 2007, he signed Star Plus's medical based series Dill Mill Gaye for the supporting role of Sumit.[4]

After a 2-year small break, he was back to television in 2009 as Jigar Thakkar in Baa Bahoo Aur Baby.[5]

In 2010, he joined Star Plus's Tere Liye as the female lead (Anupriya Kapoor)'s brother Taposh Banerjee.[6]

In 2011, he was roped in as Mukul in Zee TV's Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo and as Angad Purohit in Sanskaar Laxmi.[7]

Arora gained high appreciation for his performance as Onir Dutt, a doctor in Zee TV's one of the most popular soap operas, Pavitra Rishta, which he did from 2012 to 2013.[8]

In 2012, he also hosted Gyaan Guru and Gumrah: End of Innocence.[9]

His first show as a contestant came with Rasoi Ki Rani.[10]

In 2013, he too hosted Science With BrainCafe and acted in Yeh Hai Aashiqui as Mayank opposite Kapoor and in MTV Webbed as Kavish Mehta apart from a special cameo in Star Plus's Yeh Hai Mohabbatein.[11]

His first project of 2014 was as Avinash opposite Charlie Chauhan in Zing's Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya.[12]

Establishment as a leading actor (2014–present)Edit

Arora achieved his first leading role in June 2014, as Ranveer Vaghela, a successful business tycoon in Colors TV's unique love story Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi opposite Radhika Madan and later also played Ranveer's twin brother Milan Vaghela in it; this role established himself as a perfect lead.[13] He earned several awards and nomination for the show, before it ended in February 2016.[14]

Simultaneously along with Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, he also took part in the dance reality show Nach Baliye 7 in 2015.[15]

Arora additionally gave guest appearances in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 and Krishnadasi as his character Ranveer Vaghela from Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi.[16]

As himself he was a guest in Comedy Nights Bachao and narrated Colors TV's Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki.[17]

In 2016, he contested in season 2 of Box Cricket League.[18]

That year he participated in his second dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 as a contestant.[19]

By coming back to hosting, he took over from Nitish Bharadwaj in Man Mein Hai Visshwas 2.[20]

In June 2018, Arora begun starring alongside Drashti Dhami and Aditi Dev Sharma in Colors TV's love triangle Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka as Kunal Malhotra, a pediatrician doctor who has an extramarital affair with his gynaecologist wife's best friend.[21] He quit the show in 2019.

He next performed as himself in Colors TV cooking based reality show Kitchen Champion 5.[22]

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Ref(s)
2006–2009 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai Various
2006 Left Right Left Kamran [23]
2007 Dill Mill Gayye Sumit [24]
2009 Baa Bahoo Aur Baby Jigar Thakkar [25]
2010 Tere Liye Taposh Banerjee [26]
2011 Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo Mukul [27]
Sanskaar Laxmi Angad Purohit [28]
2012–2013 Pavitra Rishta Dr. Onir Dutt [29]
2012 Gyaan Guru Host [30]
Gumrah: End of Innocence Rambo [31]
2013–2014 Rasoi Ki Rani Contestant [32]
2013 Science with BrainCafé Host
Yeh Hai Aashiqui Mayank [33]
MTV Webbed Kavish Mehra
Yeh Hai Mohabbatein Special Apparence in Episode 1
2014 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Avinash [34]
2014–2016 Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi Ranveer Vaghela/ Milan Vaghela [35]
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Guest (as Ranveer)
2015 Nach Baliye 7 Contestant [36]
2016 Box Cricket League 2 [37]
Krishnadasi Guest (as Ranveer) [38]
Comedy Nights Bachao Guest [39]
Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki Narrator
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Contestant [40]
Man Mein Hai Visshwas 2 Host [41]
2017 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Guest
2018–2019 Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka Dr. Kunal Malhotra [42]
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Contestant [43]

FilmographyEdit

  • Tera Yaar Hu Main (2020) - Short Film

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result
2014 Indian Television Academy Awards GR8! Performer of the Year - Male Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi Nominated
2015 Indian Telly Awards Best On-Screen Couple
Best Actor in Lead role
Indian Television Academy Awards Youth Icon of the Year
2019 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor In Lead Role (Male) Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka Nominated

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Farzeen, Sana (16 May 2018). "Happy Birthday Shakti Arora: Lesser-known facts about the Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi actor". The Indian Express. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b Farzeen, Sana (17 April 2018). "Shakti Arora and Neha Saxena tie the knot". The Indian Express. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Shakti Arora". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  4. ^ "20 most adorable pictures of Shakti Arora aka RV of Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi". dailybhaskar. 4 November 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Out of the Box: Shakti Arora". Verve Magazine. 8 April 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  6. ^ "Tere Liye couple in a relationship". Hindustan Times. 27 April 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  7. ^ "From sideys, these TV hotties moved on to play lead roles". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  8. ^ "Shakti Arora is Veera's love interest". dna. 17 November 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  9. ^ "Shakti Arora as Rambo in Gumrah!". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  10. ^ Zainab Mulla. "Nach Baliye 7: Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi fame Shakti Arora and Neha Saxena eliminated from the show!". India.com. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  11. ^ "Shakti Arora enjoys travelling". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  12. ^ Tellychakkar Team (24 May 2014). "Shakti Arora and Charlie Chauhan shoot 'hot steamy' scenes for Zing's Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  13. ^ "Shakti faces the pressure of playing a double role". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  14. ^ "Shakti Arora looks up to Big B as an anchor!". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  15. ^ "Nach Baliye: Reasons it made news this year". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  16. ^ "Shakti Arora, Aishwarya and Anita Hassanandani on Krishnadasi". 4 March 2016.
  17. ^ "Dance dates laughter; Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 participants on Comedy Nights Bachao". 20 July 2016.
  18. ^ "200 Actors, 10 Teams, and 1 Winner... Let The Game Begin". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  19. ^ "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9: Shakti Arora eliminated from the show!". Retrieved 28 September 2016.
  20. ^ "Shakti Arora to take over as the host from Nitish Bharadwaj". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  21. ^ "Shakti Arora: Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka will focus on new-age relationships". The Indian Express.
  22. ^ "Sanaya Irani, Mohit Shegal, Shakti Arora and Neha Saxena shoot for Kitchen Champion". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  23. ^ "Shakti Arora". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  24. ^ "20 most adorable pictures of Shakti Arora aka RV of Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi". dailybhaskar. 4 November 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  25. ^ "Out of the Box: Shakti Arora". Verve Magazine. 8 April 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  26. ^ "Tere Liye couple in a relationship". Hindustan Times. 27 April 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  27. ^ "From sideys, these TV hotties moved on to play lead roles". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  28. ^ "Shakti Arora looks up to Big B as an anchor!". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  29. ^ "Shakti Arora is Veera's love interest". dna. 17 November 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  30. ^ "Shakti Arora enjoys travelling". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  31. ^ "Shakti Arora as Rambo in Gumrah!". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  32. ^ Zainab Mulla. "Nach Baliye 7: Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi fame Shakti Arora and Neha Saxena eliminated from the show!". India.com. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  33. ^ "Anupriya Kapoor & Shakti Arora in Yeh Hai Aashiqui". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  34. ^ Tellychakkar Team (24 May 2014). "Shakti Arora and Charlie Chauhan shoot 'hot steamy' scenes for Zing's Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  35. ^ "Shakti faces the pressure of playing a double role". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  36. ^ "Nach Baliye: Reasons it made news this year". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  37. ^ "200 Actors, 10 Teams, and 1 Winner... Let The Game Begin". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  38. ^ "Shakti Arora, Aishwarya and Anita Hassanandani on Krishnadasi". 4 March 2016.
  39. ^ "Dance dates laughter; Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 participants on Comedy Nights Bachao". 20 July 2016.
  40. ^ "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9: Shakti Arora eliminated from the show!". Retrieved 28 September 2016.
  41. ^ "Shakti Arora to take over as the host from Nitish Bharadwaj". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  42. ^ "Shakti Arora: Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka will focus on new-age relationships". The Indian Express.
  43. ^ "Sanaya Irani, Mohit Shegal, Shakti Arora and Neha Saxena shoot for Kitchen Champion". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2019.

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