Karan Singh Grover

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Karan Singh Grover
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Karan Singh Grover
Born (1982-02-23) 23 February 1982 (age 32)
New Dehli, India[1]
Occupation Actor, Model and Producer
Years active 2004–Present
Spouse(s)

Shraddha Nigam
(Dec 2008 - Oct 2009)[2]

Jennifer Winget
(2012-present)[3]
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Karan Singh Grover (born February 23, 1982),[1] is an Indian actor, model and producer.

Grover was born in in Delhi, India. When he was young his family moved to Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. He did his schooling at International Indian School Dammam. In 2000, he moved to Mumbai, India, and pursued a degree in Hotel Management from IHM Mumbai, Dadar Catering College.[4]

He later pursued a career in modeling and participated in the Gladrags Mega Model Manhunt contest in 2004 and won the award of the most popular model.[4] He began his television career with Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi .[5]

In 2007 Grover joined Dill Mill Gayye, a medical drama,[6] the show had the best ratings on the channel STAR One.[7] Grover left the show for a while, but returned on to the show after 6 months due to popular demand.[8]

Grover married Jennifer Winget, his friend and co-star from Dill Mill Gayye and Kasautii Zindagii Kay, on April 9, 2012.[3]

In the end of 2012 Grover joined Qubool Hai[9][10] and won 2 Best Actor Awards for his portrayal of Asad Ahmed Khan[11][12]

Grover left Qubool Hai at the end of 2013.[13] The channel accused him of unprofessionalism,[14][15] He denied the allegations and stated that the channel was trying to defame him.[16][17] Fans protested to bring Grover back on to the show.[18] Grover's exit caused a sizeable drop in the viewership figures of the show.[19]

In May 2014 Grover became a producer with 4 Lions Films.[20][21] In June 2014 his movie Alone was announced.[22][23]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Television acting
Television appearances

Films[edit]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Grover has featured in India's Times Most Desirable Men list[38] and has also featured in Asia's Sexy list[39][40][41]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Narayan, Girija (February 25, 2014). "Photos: Karan Singh Grover's Birthday Party On Yatch With Jennifer Winget". Oneindia entertainment. 
  2. ^ "I am getting divorced this Monday: Shraddha Nigam - Lifestyle - DNA". Dnaindia.com. Retrieved 2013-12-28. 
  3. ^ a b Neha Maheshwari, TNN Apr 22, 2012, 12.00AM IST. "I've no strategies to keep Karan tied down: Jennifer Winget - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2013-04-11. 
  4. ^ a b c http://entertainment.oneindia.in/television/news/2014/unknown-facts-about-karan-singh-fans-pray-for-comeback-qubool-hai-132693.html
  5. ^ http://entertainment.oneindia.in/television/news/2014/unknown-facts-about-karan-singh-fans-pray-for-comeback-qubool-hai-132693.html/
  6. ^ http://www.hindustantimes.com/photos-news/photos-brunch/medicaldramas/Article4-873369.aspx
  7. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/Big-icons-of-small-screen/articleshow/14386410.cms
  8. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/Small-screens-heartthrobs-who-return-on-fans-demands/articleshow/17322971.cms
  9. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/Im-not-going-to-remove-my-shirt-in-this-show-KSG/articleshow/16991712.cms
  10. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/Who-stalked-Karan-Singh-Grover/articleshow/17100681.cms
  11. ^ http://ibnlive.in.com/news/karan-singh-grover-devoleena-bag-top-honours-at-ita-awards/430224-44-124.html
  12. ^ a b http://entertainment.oneindia.in/television/news/2013/2013-boroplus-gold-awards-2013-winners-list-115204.html
  13. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/controversial-exits-from-tv-shows-in-2013/photostory/28347674.cms
  14. ^ "Karan Singh Grover dropped from Qubool Hai". India Today. December 26, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Karan Singh Grover sacked from TV show 'Qubool Hai'". Daily News and Analysis. December 26, 2013. 
  16. ^ http://www.hindustantimes.com/entertainment/television/i-could-file-defamation-suit-against-qubool-hai-makers-karan-singh-grover/article1-1167196.aspx
  17. ^ Bhandari, Shraddha (December 30, 2013). "Karan Singh Grover's exit from 'Qubool Hai'; Who is really to be blamed?". CNN-IBN. 
  18. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/It-was-fun-to-work-with-Karan-Singh-Grover-but-Karanvirs-cool-too-Surbhi-Jyoti/articleshow/34785464.cms
  19. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news/Why-TV-stars-say-I-QUIT/articleshow/38485489.cms
  20. ^ http://entertainment.oneindia.in/television/news/2014/karan-singh-grover-qubool-hai-sets-karanvir-gul-khan-137174.html
  21. ^ http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/referer/4444/t/320/ENT-TV-zee-tv-unhappy-with-karan-singh-grovers-recent-visit-on-qabool-hain-set-4585644-PHO.html
  22. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news-interviews/Bipasha-Basu-at-the-mahurat-of-upcoming-horror-film-tentatively-titled-Alone/articleshow/36255367.cms
  23. ^ http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140609/entertainment-tvmusic/article/karan-singh-grover-star-opposite-bipasha-basu-film
  24. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/Karans-waiting-for-the-right-girl/articleshow/8761757.cms
  25. ^ Somashukla Sinha Walunjkar (June 25, 2012). "Big icons of small screen!". The Times of India. 
  26. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/Karan-Singh-Grover-finally-enters-Dil-Dosti-Dance/articleshow/10157585.cms
  27. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/Karan-and-Anita-together-in-Teri-Meri-Love-Stories/articleshow/15490991.cms
  28. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/The-strong-silent-TRP-trippers-of-small-screen-soaps/articleshow/17428958.cms
  29. ^ http://www.hindustantimes.com/entertainment/television/small-screen-fat-pay-cheques/article1-1102197.aspx
  30. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/I-get-almost-600-calls-every-day-Karan/articleshow/3174996.cms
  31. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/Looking-for-a-Perfect-Couple/articleshow/8465569.cms
  32. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/Karan-Singh-Grover-hires-a-personal-designer/articleshow/31796351.cms
  33. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news-interviews/Bipasha-Basu-at-the-mahurat-of-upcoming-horror-film-tentatively-titled-Alone/articleshow/36255367.cms
  34. ^ http://ibnlive.in.com/news/bipasha-basu-to-romance-tv-actor-karan-singh-grover-in-alone/477807-8-66.html
  35. ^ http://kalakarawards.co/images/listofawardees.pdf
  36. ^ "12th Indian Telly Award Winner List". Indiantellytalkies. 4 May 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  37. ^ "Karan Singh Grover, Devoleena bag top honours at ITA awards". IBN Live. 24 October 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  38. ^ http://www.mumbaimirror.com/videos/lifestyle/Times-top-50-desirable-men-of-2012-Karan-Singh-Grover--No-39/videoshow/20068388.cms
  39. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/music/news-and-interviews/Ali-Zafar-crowned-sexiest-Asian-Man-on-the-Planet/articleshow/27218986.cms
  40. ^ http://ibnlive.in.com/news/ali-zafar-beats-hrithik-roshan-to-become-the-sexiest-asian-man-on-the-planet/439023-8-66.html
  41. ^ http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-hrithik-roshan-crowned-sexiest-asian-man-1777123

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