Harsh Chhaya

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Harsh Chhaya
Harsh Chhaya on the set of ONCE MORE STUDIOS.jpg
Harsh Chhaya on the set of ONCE MORE STUDIOS with Deepak Bhanushali
Born Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Shefali Chhaya (1997–2001) (divorced)
Sunita Sengupta (2003–present)

Harsh Chhaya is an Indian television and Bollywood film actor.[1][2][3] [4] He debuted in a minor role as"Jijo" in early nintees' Zee TV series Tara, but first came into prominence in the role of Krishnakant Trivedi (KT) in mid 1990s TV series Hasratein,[5] where he portrayed the character of a wealthy boss who exploited his married employee (Savi) into an extramarital affair with him. Chhaya somewhat developed the on-screen image of a wealthy boss and played the similar character in the 2007 Bollywood film Laaga Chunari Mein Daag where he takes advantage of his employee, played by Rani Mukerji.[6]


In 2002, Harsh acted in Justajoo serial directed by Ajay Sinha. Justajoo was a serial on Zee TV in 2002, which also starred Pallavi Joshi and Arpita Pandey.[7][8][9][10][11] In 2006 he was seen as the CEO Naveen Shroff in Madhur Bhandarkar's Corporate. In 2007, he played a businessman named Kapoor in Sagar Ballary's Bheja Fry. All but two of his scenes were edited out in the final released version of this film. His performance as Vinay Khosla, a gay dress designer, was notable in Madhur Bhandarkar's 2008 critically accalimed Fashion.[12] Harsh Chhaya also played the role of Sanjay Gandhi in Shekhar Kapur's Pradhanmantri on ABP News.

Personal life[edit]

Harsh was married to Shefali Shah.[13] After a divorce with Shah, Harsh married actress Sunita Sengupta.[14][15][16] He is of Gujarati heritage.[17]





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  5. ^ hasratein, hasratein. "hasratein". indian express. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
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  7. ^ "Never say die". Tribune India. Retrieved 9 June 2002. 
  8. ^ "Woman on the prowl". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 February 2002. 
  9. ^ http://www.hindustantimes.com/Entertainment/Television/Man-uninterrupted/Article1-387067.aspx
  10. ^ http://www.mid-day.com/metro/2003/aug/61365.htm
  11. ^ http://www.mid-day.com/entertainment/2002/aug/30070.htm
  12. ^ "From serious to a ‘gay’ role". The Hindu. 9 January 2008. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 
  13. ^ http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/harsh-chhayas-wife-shefali-to-replace-seema-kapoor-in-hasratein/1/276532.html
  14. ^ http://www.mid-day.com/entertainment/2013/apr/250413-the-bong-brigade-on-sets-of-paoli-dams-next.htm
  15. ^ http://www.telegraphindia.com/1080531/jsp/entertainment/story_9344312.jsp
  16. ^ http://www.hindustantimes.com/Entertainment/SexAndRelationships/I-get-on-with-life-quickly/Article1-214107.aspx
  17. ^ "All things Bong". The Telegraph. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  18. ^ "Karam Yudh. Doordarshan National (Verified) on Twitter". Retrieved 2016-08-02. 
  19. ^ "Karam Yudh. Doordarshan National (Verified) on Twitter". Retrieved 2016-08-02. 

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