Rithvik Dhanjani

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Rithvik Dhanjani
Rithvik Dhanjani on the set of Life Ok's special show 'Azaadi'.jpg
Dhanjani on the set of Life OK's special show Azaadi in August 2012
Nationality Indian
Occupation Model, actor, dancer
Years active 2009–present
Partner(s) Asha Negi

Rithvik Dhanjani (pronounced [rɪʈʰʋɪq d̪ʱaːndʒaːnːiː];[1] is an Indian television actor best known for playing the role of Jay Khurana in Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani and Arjun DK Kirloskar in Pavitra Rishta.



Dhanjani on the sets of Pavitra Rishta in July 2012

Dhanjani began his acting career with a cameo in Bandini, where he played Parth, a negative character. However, his big break came in Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani on the now defunct channel, Star One. He played the antagonist, Jay Khurana, who was a werewolf and in love with the female protagonist. The show ended on December 15, 2011.

He was later offered the role of the parallel lead "Arjun" in the Balaji Telefilms show Pavitra Rishta on Zee TV.[2] He plays the role of Arjun Digvijay Kirloskar, the son of Digvijay Kirloskar (Naved Aslam) and the love interest of Purvi Deshmukh (Asha Negi). He and Asha enjoy a huge fan following because of their excellent chemistry.[3]

Dhanjani on the sets of Jhalak Dikhhala Jaa 5


In 2012, Dhanjani, along with co-star Ankita Lokhande, performed on Dance India Dance Lil' Masters. In June 2012 Rithvik entered Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 as Wild Card entry and came in third place.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Rithvik is dating his Pavitra Rishta co-star Asha Negi.[6] He won the Indian dance reality show Nach Baliye 6 on Star Plus along with Negi [7]

Show 2013–Present || ArjunVIcky Amjad ||STAR Plus 2013–Present ||CidSub Insptor Vicky Amjad ||SONY TV 2013–Present ||Pavitra RishtaVicky Amjad ||ZEET TV 2013–Present ||Aur Payer Ho GaVicky Amjad||ZEET TV


  1. ^ "Ritwik's birthday plans revealed". Indya.com. November 4, 2011. Retrieved November 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.tellychakkar.com/news/rithvik-dhanjani-mrinalini-tyagi-approached-pavitra-rishta\
  3. ^ "Soapbox’s new screen jodis are amping the romance quotient". Times of India. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  4. ^ "Rithvik Dhanjani, Karan Wahi and Rashmi Desai are the wild card entries in 'Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa'". daily.bhaskar.com. 2012-07-28. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  5. ^ TNN Sep 30, 2012, 09.05PM IST (2012-09-30). "And the winner of Jhalak is Gurmeet Choudhary". The Times of India. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  6. ^ (Oct 11, 2013) [1] India Times, accessed Oct 12, 2013
  7. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/television/tvs-hit-couple-rithvik-and-asha-negi-win-nach-baliye-6/

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