Gaurav Chopra

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Gaurav Chopra
Gaurav Chopra graces Vogue Beauty Awards 2017.jpg
Gaurav at Vogue Beauty Awards in 2017
Born4 April[1]
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, Voice acting
Years active2002–present
Spouse(s)
Hitisha Cheranda
(
m. 2018)

Gaurav Chopra (born 4 April)[2] is an Indian Television actor.[3] He is best known for starring on Uttaran as Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore.[4] He has appeared as a contestant on Bigg Boss season 10.[5][6][7][8] He has also acted in the Oscar nominated Hollywood movie Blood Diamond, and appeared on the Georgian edition of international dance reality show Dancing with the Stars. He was last seen in ALT Balaji's web series titled Fourplay & Viu's Love Lust & Confusion.[9][10][11] He is currently working on a theatrical adaptation of Devdas with Ashvin Gidwani Productions (AGP World).[12]

Early life[edit]

Chopra studied at St. Columba's School and graduated from National Institute of Fashion Technology in 2000.[13]

Career[edit]

In 2003, Chopra appeared in the Tamil film Ottran, and in 2004 he had an appearance in the TV serial Saara Akaash and Karma on Star Plus. In 2006, he was a contestant in the reality TV dance show Nach Baliye 2, and in 2008 he participated in the first season of another dance show, Zara Nachke Dikha. In 2006, he also acted in the Hollywood movie Blood Diamond, and played Samay Khurana on Aisa Des Hai Mera. He played Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore on the Colors TV soap opera Uttaran, and won the Colors Golden Petal Awards-Most Dumdar Personality in the year 2012 for this role. He was seen in the gangster film Rangdari, which was released in April 2013.

In April 2016, he participated in the Georgian edition of international dance reality show Dancing with the Stars,[14][15] where he was chosen as a cultural ambassador.[16] After a sudden exit after 6 weeks, it was revealed that he left the show because of a prior commitment.[17][18]

Later in 2016 he participated in the 10th season of Bigg Boss and was evicted on 1 January 2017.[19]

In 2018, he played the role of a casanova in ALT Balaji's web series, Fourplay.[20]

Personal life[edit]

He married his longtime girlfriend Hitisha Cheranda on 19 February 2018 in a private ceremony.[21][22]

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Channel
2002 Ssshhhh...Koi Hai - Jaanwar Vineet Singh (Episode 49) Star Plus
2004 Saara Akaash Abhay Singh Rathore Star Plus
2004 Lavanya Sandy Zee TV
2004 Ruby Duby Hub Dub Ballu (Ghost) Sahara One
2004 Vikraal Aur Gabraal - Jaanwar Vineet Singh (Episode 35) Star Plus
2004 Piya Ka Ghar Prem Zee TV
2004 Karma Gunshot Star Plus
2004-2005 Dil Kya Chahta Hai Raghuveer Shetty Star One
2004-2005 Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa Kabir Jairath Zee TV
2006 Aisa Des Hai Mera Samay Sony TV
2007-2008 Left Right Left Captain Abhimanyu Rai Chauhan SAB TV
2008 Solhah Singaarr Shiv Chopra Sahara One
2008 Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyann Kapil Singhania Zee TV
2009 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Qayamat: Part 1 - Part 8 Yuvraj (Episode 166 - Episode 173) Star One
2010-2014 Uttaran Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore Colors TV
2010 C.I.D. - Apaharan Vikramjeet (Episode 624) Sony TV
2011-2016 Adaalat Vishwajeet Sony TV
2013-2016 Sadda Haq Prof. Abhay Singh Ranawat Channel V India
2015 Doli Armaano Ki Akash Kumar Zee TV
2015 Gulmohar Grand Aniruddh Dutt Hotstar
2019 Aghori Adhvik Zee TV
2020 Sanjivani Navratan (NV) Singh Star Plus
2019 Hello Mini Aditya Grover MX Player

Reality Shows[edit]

Films[edit]

Dubbing roles[edit]

Live action films[edit]

Film title Actor Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
Thor: Ragnarok Chris Hemsworth Thor Hindi English 2017
Avengers: Infinity War 2018
Avengers: Endgame 2019

Web Series[edit]

  • 2018 ALT Balaji's Fourplay - Bobby Bhushan Chawla
  • 2018 Viu's Love Lust and Confusion - Rahil Khan
  • 2019 MX Player's Hello Mini - Aditya Grover

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Happy Birthday, Gaurav Chopra: 5 adorable candid clicks of the birthday boy with his lady love". Bollywood Life Dot Com. 4 April 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Happy Birthday, Gaurav Chopra! The Uttaran actor's experiments on Indian TV". India Today Dot Com. 4 April 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  3. ^ "India Today International". Living Media International Limited. April 2006 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ "Gourav Chopra: Uttaran stopped being a challenge". Times of India. 9 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Gourav Chopra's profile". The Times of India. 17 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Bigg Boss 10 contestants: Gourav Chopra to be part of Salman Khan's show". 14 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Gourav Chopra is OUT of BIGG BOSS 10; Brother Raghav confirms his EVICTION!". 1 January 2017.
  8. ^ "A part of me is still inside with Bani: Gourav Chopraa after getting evicted from Bigg Boss 10!". 1 January 2017.
  9. ^ "Life comes full circle for former Bigg Boss contestant Gourav Chopra with Thor: Ragnarok". 3 November 2017.
  10. ^ "Gourav Chopra Turns Desi 'Thor'". 2 November 2017.
  11. ^ "Gourav Chopra Talks About DUBBING For 'Thor Ragnarok' EXCLUSIVE Interview". 3 November 2017.
  12. ^ IANS (23 October 2018). "Gaurav Chopra, Manjari Fadnis to feature in play 'Devdas'". Business Standard India. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  13. ^ "Gaurav Chopra: I went from St Columba's, a boys' school, to NIFT, a girls' planet!". Times of India. 6 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Gaurav Chopraa Sways His Way into Hearts of Global Fans With 'Dancing with the Stars'". Mid Day. 3 May 2016.
  15. ^ "Gaurav Chopraa is rocking Georgia with his superb dance moves". India Today. 19 April 2016.
  16. ^ "This 'Uttaran' Actor Has a Huge International Fan Following; Here's the Proof!". Daily Bhaskar. 5 April 2016.
  17. ^ "What is the reason behind Gaurav Chopraa's sudden exit from Dancing with the Stars?". India Today. 14 May 2016.
  18. ^ "Gaurav Chopra quits 'Dancing With the Stars' mid-way". The Times of India. 13 May 2016.
  19. ^ "BREAKING: Gaurav Chopra EVICTED from 'Bigg Boss 10'". Daily News and Analysis. 1 January 2017.
  20. ^ "Gaurav Chopra plays a casanova in Four Play". Times of India. 2 December 2017.
  21. ^ "Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Gaurav Chopra ties the knot with Hitisha Cheranda". The Indian Express. 20 February 2018.
  22. ^ "Gaurav Chopra Ties The Knot With Hitisha Cheranda in a Private Wedding Ceremony". News 18. 21 February 2018.

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