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Apurva Agnihotri at Valhalla Chef's Table Night
2 December 1972 |
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
|Occupation||Actor (Films, TV)|
|Spouse(s)||Shilpa Sakhlani (2005–present)|
Agnihotri was born in Kolkata, India. He did his schooling from South Point School (India) in Kolkata.He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bhavan's College, Andheri, Mumbai in 1993. He married Shilpa Sakhlani in 2005.
Apurva Agnihotri debuted in the film Pardes, co-starring with Shahrukh Khan and directed by Subhash Ghai. The film was highly successful and garnered Agnihotri with the nomination for Best Supporting Actor in 1997's Zee Cine Awards. Apurva along with his wife are participants of reality show Big Boss 7 which has been aired on Colors from 15th Sept 2013. In the starting episode, Apurva has been sent to Jahannum('Hell') while his wife was assigned Jannat ('Heaven').
After several more film roles, he was offered the lead role in Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, an Indian television serial. His work as Armaan Suri won him the Indian Telly Awards Best Actor Award for 2005.
He joined the show Bigg Boss 7 on 15 September 2013 with his wife Shilpa Sakhlani. He was a patient and calm player and also shaved his hair off to make his team win a task. He was voted out by the audience on the 7th week of the show (2 November 2013)
Nominated - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Male
|1999||Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin||Ashok/Sunil|
|2001||Hum Ho Gaye Aapke||Mohan Sachdev|
|2002||Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai||Vikram|
TV Series/Reality Shows
- Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin (September 2003 May 2006) as Armaan Suri
- Nach Baliye (2005) with his wife
- Kaajjal (October 2006 – September 2007) as Dev Pratap Singh
- Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi (February 2008 – February 2009) as Dr. Shekhar Kapoor
- Pati Patni Aur Woh (TV series) (August – November 2009) as himself with his wife, Shilpa Sakhlani.
- Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai (October 2007 – November 2010) Anmol Rajvansh
- Aasman Se Aage (April – July 2012) DC (Dev Chopra)
- Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai (2012) Judge Of Singing Competition
- Bigg Boss 7 (2013) Himself
- Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara(February 2014) as Vikram Dhanrajgir
- Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh(October 2014) as Vikram Ahuja
- "Jassi weds Armaan". The Hindu.com. 2005-08-11. Retrieved 2013-04-02.
- "Apurva Agnihotri in Bidaai". Indian Express. 2010-06-24. Retrieved 2013-04-02.
- "Apurva Agnihotri wants to return to films". DNA India.com. 2012-04-29. Retrieved 2013-04-02.
- Seth, Kkomal. "Indian Telly Awards On 27th November he is playing good2005". EVENTS. indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
- "'Bigg Boss 7' complete list of contestants". Indian Express. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
- "Expected Bigg Boss 7 contestant list revealed!". The Times of India. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
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