Gaurav Chopra

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Gourav Chopra
Gaurav Chopra graces Vogue Beauty Awards 2017.jpg
Gourav at Vogue Beauty Awards in 2017
Born (1979-04-04) 4 April 1979 (age 39)
New Delhi, India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndia Indian
OccupationActor
Years active2004–present
Spouse(s)
Hitisha Cheranda (m. 2018)

Gourav Chopra is an Indian TV actor.[1] He is best known for starring on Uttaran as Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore.[2] He has appeared as a contestant on Bigg Boss season 10.[3][4][5][6] He has also acted in the Oscar winning 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. He is also the Indian voice of Thor, having given his voice for Thor: Ragnarok.[7][8][9] He is currently working on a theatrical adaptation of Devdas with Ashvin Gidwani Productions (AGP World)[10].

Early life[edit]

Chopra studied at St. Columba's School and graduated from National Institute of Fashion Technology in 2000.[11]

Career[edit]

In 2003, Chopra appeared in the Tamil film Ottran, and in 2004 he had an appearance in the TV serial 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 on the Colors TV soap opera Uttaran, and won the Colors Golden Petel Awards-Most Dumdar Personality in the year 2012 for this role. He was seen in the gangster film Rangdaari, which was released in April 2013.

In April 2016, he participated in the Georgian edition of International dance reality show Dancing with the Stars,[12][13] where he was chosen as a cultural ambassador.[14] After a sudden exit after 6 weeks, it was revealed that he left the show because of a prior commitment.[15][16]

Later in 2016 he participated in the 10th season of Bigg Boss and was evicted on 1 January 2017.[17]

In 2018, he played the role of a casanova in ALT Balaji's web series, Fourplay.[18]

Personal life[edit]

He married his longtime girlfriend Hitisha Cheranda on 19 February 2018 in a private ceremony.[19][20]

Appearances[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 2017 Devashish Ghosh dubbed this role in previous films.
Avengers Infinity War Chris Hemsworth Thor Hindi English 2018 2018 Devashish Ghosh dubbed this role before Thor Ragnarok.

Web Series[edit]

  • ALT Balaji's Fourplay - Bobby Bhushan Chawla
  • Viu's Love Lust and Confusion - Rahil Khan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India Today International". Living Media International Limited. 27 November 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Gourav Chopra: Uttaran stopped being a challenge". Times of India. 9 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Gourav Chopra's profile". The Times of India. 17 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Bigg Boss 10 contestants: Gourav Chopra to be part of Salman Khan's show". 14 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Gourav Chopra is OUT of BIGG BOSS 10; Brother Raghav confirms his EVICTION!". 1 January 2017.
  6. ^ "A part of me is still inside with Bani: Gourav Chopraa after getting evicted from Bigg Boss 10!". 1 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Life comes full circle for former Bigg Boss contestant Gourav Chopra with Thor: Ragnarok". 3 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Gourav Chopra Turns Desi 'Thor'". 2 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Gourav Chopra Talks About DUBBING For 'Thor Ragnarok' EXCLUSIVE Interview". 3 November 2017.
  10. ^ IANS (2018-10-23). "Gaurav Chopra, Manjari Fadnis to feature in play 'Devdas'". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  11. ^ "Gaurav Chopra: I went from St Columba's, a boys' school, to NIFT, a girls' planet!". Times of India. 6 December 2017.
  12. ^ "Gaurav Chopraa Sways His Way Into Hearts Of Global Fans With 'Dancing With The Stars'". Mid Day. 2016-05-03.
  13. ^ "Gaurav Chopraa is rocking Georgia with his superb dance moves". India Today. 2016-04-19.
  14. ^ "This 'Uttaran' Actor Has a Huge International Fan Following; Here's the Proof!". Daily Bhaskar. 2016-04-05.
  15. ^ "What is the reason behind Gaurav Chopraa's sudden exit from Dancing with the Stars?". India Today. 2016-05-14.
  16. ^ "Gaurav Chopra quits 'Dancing With the Stars' mid-way". Times of India. 2016-05-13.
  17. ^ "BREAKING: Gaurav Chopra EVICTED from 'Bigg Boss 10'". Daily News and Analysis. 1 January 2017.
  18. ^ "Gaurav Chopra plays a casanova in Four Play". Times of India. 2 December 2017.
  19. ^ "Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Gaurav Chopra ties the knot with Hitisha Cheranda". The Indian Express. 20 February 2018.
  20. ^ "Gaurav Chopra Ties The Knot With Hitisha Cheranda In A Private Wedding Ceremony". News 18. 21 February 2018.

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