Hiten Tejwani

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Hiten Tejwani
Hiten tejwani pavitra rishta.jpg
Hiten Tejwani on the sets of Pavitra Rishta.
Born Hiten Tejwani
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Model, Actor
Years active 2000–present
Known for His Portrayal in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi , Kutumb & Pavitra Rishta
Home town Mumbai, India
Spouse(s) Gauri Pradhan Tejwani (2004–present)
Children Nevaan (Son) (b. 2009)
Katya (Daughter) (b. 2009)
Parent(s) Jethanand Bhojraj (father)
Asha Tejwani (mother)
Website https://hiten-gauri.net

Hiten Tejwani is an Indian television actor from Mumbai, India, known for his portrayal in serials such as Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kutumb and Pavitra Rishta. He was also a contestant on Bigg Boss 11.[1]

Early life[edit]

Tejwani with wife Gauri Pradhan at an event.

Hiten Tejwani was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India to a Sindhi family.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Hiten Tejwani is married to his co-star Gauri Pradhan Tejwani from Kutumb and Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi since 29 April 2004. Hiten and Gauri became parents to twins, son Nevaan and daughter Katya on 11 November 2009.[3]

In an interview, he revealed that he had been married once before, but went through a painful divorce in 2001.[4]

Career[edit]

Television 2000–present[edit]

Tejwani played a role in Ekta Kapoor's serial Ghar Ek Mandir, which was aired on Sony TV. This was followed by appearances in Kapoor's soaps Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii on Metro Gold, Kaahin Kissii Roz on Star Plus, and Kutumb on Sony TV with Gauri Pradhan.[5] He appeared again with Pradhan in the second season of Kutumb, and Kapoor took the same couple in her show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.[6] When Kutumb ended, he was offered the role of the illegitimate child of Mihir Virani in Kapoor's series Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Karan Virani on Star Plus. In 2009, he and his wife also made a short cameo in the Star Plus show Kumkum - Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan.[7] In 2006, Tejwani along with his wife Gauri participated in the second season of Nach Baliye and returned to host Season 4 in 2008.[8]

In 2009 and 2010, he also played small or supporting roles in the shows Jasuben Jayantilaal Joshi Ki Joint Family and Kitani Mohabbat Hai on Imagine TV, Palampur Express on Sony TV, Choti Bahu on Zee TV and Rang Badalti Odhani on STAR One.[9]

In 2011 he appeared in Mukti Bandhan as Vivek Oberoi, where he played the antagonist.[10] Later that year, he was cast again by Kapoor as the lead actor of Pavitra Rishta on Zee TV.[11] Tejwani was nominated for Best Actor in Lead Role at Zee Rishtey Awards, The Global Indian Film and TV Honours, 5th Boroplus Gold Awards, 11th Indian Telly Awards and 12th Indian Television Academy Awards.[citation needed] He also made a cameo appearance in Kapoor's Kya Huaa Tera Vaada, in the role of Jatin Chopra.[12] He appeared in the Sri Lankan television series Pooja, playing the role of a doctor.

In 2013, he appeared in Sanskaar - Dharohar Apno Ki as Murli.[13] He later played Nitin in Colors TV's Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi.[14] In 2015, Tejwani played the role of Dr. Anant in Balika Vadhu.[15] and also played Niranjan in Gangaa from 2015 to 2017.

From 1 October to 16 December 2017, Hiten was part of the Bigg Boss 11 house, as a celebrity contestant.[16]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Movie Role Language
1999 Vaastav: The Reality a goon (Uncredited) Hindi
2003 Joggers Park Akash Hindi & English
2004 Krishna Cottage Akshay Hindi
2007 Anwar Udit Hindi
2014 Entertainment Cameo Hindi [17]
2015 Thoda Lutf Thoda Ishq Jhumroo Hindi
2016 Love Games Gaurav Asthana Hindi
2016 Shorgul Saleem Hindi
2016 Saansein C.K. Bir Hindi
2019 Kalank Ahmed Hindi [18]

Television[edit]

Year Serial Role Channel
2000–2001 Ghar Ek Mandir Gautam Sony Entertainment Television
2000–2001 Kutumb Pratham Mittal Sony TV
2001–2002 Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii Praveen Star Plus
2001–2002 Kaahin Kissii Roz Nakul Sikand [19] Star Plus
2001–2005 Kkusum Vishal
2002 Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat
2004 Kkoi Dil Mein Hai Samay Punj
2004 Kesar Abhi
2004–2008 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Karan Mihir Virani Star Plus
2005 Kavyanjali Yug Star Plus
2005 Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai Nishant Saxena Sony Entertainment Television
2006 Karam Apnaa Apnaa Anupam Bhattacharya Star Plus
2006 Nach Baliye 2 Himself with Gauri Pradhan Tejwani STAR One
2007–2008 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Anurag Basu [20] Star Plus
2008 Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Karna 9X
2008 Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar Himself with Gauri Pradhan Tejwani and Nandini Singh Sony Entertainment Television
2008–2010 Chotti Bahu Shantanu Purohit [21] Zee TV
2010 Rang Badalti Odhani Anand Mittal [22] STAR One
2011–2014 Pavitra Rishta Manav Deshmukh [23] Zee TV
2012–2013 Kya Huaa Tera Vaada Jatin Chopra [24] Sony Entertainment Television
2015–2017 Gangaa Niranjan Chaturvedi [25] & TV
2017 Bigg Boss 11 Himself (celebrity housemate)[26] Colors TV

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BIGG BOSS 11: 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' actor Hiten Tejwani last entry for the show". ABP Live. September 29, 2017.
  2. ^ "Hiten Tejwani's Bombay duck curry". Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  3. ^ Shah, Kunal M (5 June 2009). "Gauri is four months pregnant". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Did you know Bigg Boss 11 contestant Hiten Tejwani's first marriage lasted only a year?". India Today. 5 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Bigg Boss 11: Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi actor Hiten Tejwani enters house, wife Gauri Pradhan's there too". Hindustan Times. 1 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi turns 17 years-old; here's how Tulsi, Mihir and other actors look now". Times of India. 3 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Hiten Tejwani sheds his chocolate-boy image in his latest photoshoot". Times of India. 16 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Gauri-Hiten to host 'Nach Baliye-4'". Zee News. 23 December 2008.
  9. ^ "Hiten relives his childhood". Hindustan Times. 17 February 2011.
  10. ^ "Hiten Tejwani enters Mukti Bandhan". Yahoo. 12 August 2011.
  11. ^ "Hiten Tejwan to replace Sushant Singh Rajput in 'Pavitra Rishta'". 4 November 2011.
  12. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to enter Kyaa Hua Tera Vaada!". 31 May 2012.
  13. ^ "Hiten Tejwani does Akshay Kumar from 'Oh My God'". 20 November 2013.
  14. ^ "Excited to join wife Gauri on 'Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi': Hiten Tejwani". 31 October 2014.
  15. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to enter Balika Vadhu; to play a 'doctor with a difference'". 27 July 2015.
  16. ^ "Bigg Boss 11 contestant Hiten Tejwani before entering the show: I plan to learn cooking in the house". The Indian Express. 3 October 2017.
  17. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to star in 'It's Entertainment' with Akshay Kumar". News18. Archived from the original on 6 December 2013.
  18. ^ "Hiten Tejwani to feature with Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur in Kalank". Mumbai Mirror. 21 June 2018.
  19. ^ "Romancing for Real". The Telegraph. 25 December 2004.
  20. ^ "Kasauti's fate hangs in balance!". Hindustan Times. 27 February 2008.
  21. ^ "Hiten enters Chhoti Bahu". Times of India. 14 March 2010.
  22. ^ "Hiten Tejwani: Khanak's New Man on Rang Badalti Odhani?". Urban Asian. 5 February 2011.
  23. ^ "Hiten Tejwan to replace Sushant Singh Rajput in 'Pavitra Rishta'". DNA India. 4 November 2011.
  24. ^ "Hiten Tejwani re-enters Kya Huaa Tera Vaada!". Times of India. 20 December 2012.
  25. ^ "Hiten Tejwani's Journey in 'Gangaa' Ends". India West. 12 January 2017.
  26. ^ "Bigg Boss 11 evicted contestant Hiten Tejwani: Being a strong player led to my elimination". Indian Express. 18 December 2017.

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