Karan Grover

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Not to be confused with Karan Singh Grover. ‹See Tfd›
Karan V Grover
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Born (1982-06-22) 22 June 1982 (age 32)
Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Occupation Actor, Chemical engineer
Years active 2004 - Present

Karan V Grover (Hindi: करण वी ग्रोवर; born 22 June 1982[1]) is an Indian actor known for his work in television serials like Saarrthi (2004-2007) and Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli (2009-2012).

Personal life[edit]

Born and raised in Bangalore, Karan V Grover stays with his parents and a younger brother.[2]

He did chemical engineering from the Institute of Technology, Mumbai and Event Management course from NIEM (National Institute of Event Management).[2]

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Career[edit]

For a year, he worked with Omang Kumar's Event management company and while doing events, he felt that he should come in front of camera. To fulfill his dream, he participated in the Gladrags manhunt contest in 2004, where he was amongst the top five finalists.[2]

Later, for one and half years, he was a VJ with Zee Music but was not satisfied and wanted to do something different.[2]

He came to know about Star Plus upcoming show through one of his friend, gave the audition and was selected as the male protagonist Arjun Goenka in Saarrthi.[2]

After Saarrthi, he did many shows like Meri Awaz Ko Mil Gayi Roshni, Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki, Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli, Hum Aapke Hai In laws and Star Plus’s episodic Teri Meri Love Stories and Lakhon Mein Ek (TV series).[2] He also participated in dance reality show Nach Baliye 3 with Kavita Kaushik.[4] Karan's upcoming serial is Punar Vivah - Ek Nayi Umeed on Zee TV.[5]

Karan V Grover won Kalakar Award for the Best Actor (Punar Vivah - Ek Nayee Umeed) in 2014.

Television shows[edit]

Year Serial Role Channel
2004-2005 Saarrthi [6] Arjun Goenka STAR Plus
2007-2008 Meri Awaz Ko Mil Gayi Roshni[7] Raj Malik STAR Plus
2007 Nach Baliye Himself STAR Plus
2007-2009 Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki [8] Rishabh Rathod Sahara One
2009-2012 Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli [9] Karan Prasad / Ranchod Tiwari / Siddharth Kumar Zee TV
2012 Teri Meri Love Stories- an episodic[10] Rohit STAR Plus
2012 Lakhon Mein Ek (TV series)- an episodic [11] Malhar STAR Plus
2013 Hum Aapke Hai In laws [12] Gulshan Grover SAB TV
2013 Punar Vivah - Ek Nayi Umeed[13] Raj Sohanlal Jakhotia Zee TV

Awards & Nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Serial Result:
2010 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Beta Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli Won[14]
2010 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Popular Face (Male) Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli Nominated[14]
2011 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Beta Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli Nominated[15]
2011 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Popular Face (Male) Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli Won[15]
2014 Kalakar Awards Best Actor Punar Vivah - Ek Nayi Umeed Won[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meet the birthday boy - Karan V Grover". Tellychakkar.com. 2012-06-22. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Instead of participating, I would like to host reality shows: Karan V Grover". Tellychakkar.com. 2012-12-15. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  3. ^ "Kavita has "forgotten "Karan's face and Karan "doesn't like talking" about Kavita anymore". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  4. ^ a b "I did Nach Baliye only after a lot of persuasion". Times of India. 2013-01-13. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  5. ^ TNN (2013-01-07). "Karan to play a henpecked husband". Times Of India. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  6. ^ "The most popular men on TV". Total Filmy. 2011-09-14. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  7. ^ "Image trap doesn't bother Karan Grover «". Businessofcinema.com. 2012-02-27. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  8. ^ http://bigdhamaka.wordpress.com/2008/07/21/karan-grover-back-in-television-with-sahara-ones-woh-rehne-wali-mehlon-ki/</
  9. ^ "Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli Karan V Grover wants to be filmmaker". Metromasti.com. 2012-01-15. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  10. ^ Purva Desai, TNN (2012-09-25). "Karan V Grover back on TV as Rohit!". - Times Of India. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  11. ^ "Laakhon Mein Ek". DesiRulez. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  12. ^ "Lapataganj makes way for Hum Apke Hai In laws". The Times Of India. 2012-12-27. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  13. ^ "My duty is not to let the viewers down: Karan V Grover". The Times of India. 20 May 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  14. ^ a b c "Zee Rishtey Awards 2010 – Winners". Dishtracking.com. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  15. ^ a b "Zee Rishtey Awards 2011 Winners List". Indiafun.net. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 

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