Karan Kundra

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Karan Kundra
Karan Kundra at the launch Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum.jpg
Kundra at the launch Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum
Born (1984-10-11) 11 October 1984 (age 34)
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
OccupationActor, model, TV host
Years active2008–present

Karan Kundra (earlier known as Karan Kundra) is an Indian film and television actor best known for playing the role of Arjun Punj in Ekta Kapoor's Kitani Mohabbat Hai that aired on NDTV Imagine. He is also known for hosting three seasons of Kapoor's crime show Gumrah: End of Innocence on Channel V. He was also a 'Gang Leader' in MTV Roadies X2 and X4. He was replaced by Nikhil Chinapa in Roadies Rising as he had to quit it due to movie commitments. He played a significant role as NRI Manpreet Sandhu in director Anees Bazmee's comic movie Mubarakan and was last seen as Rithwik Noon in Kapoor's drama series Dil Hi Toh Hai that aired On Sony TV and online OTT platform ALT Balaji.[1]


Karan made his acting debut with the lead role of Arjun Punj in Kitani Mohabbat Hai (NDTV Imagine) in 2008. In late 2009, he went on to play the lead character of Veeru in Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai (Sony TV). After appearing in a cameo role as a ghost Prince in Aahat ( Sony TV), he went on to participating in a dance reality show, Zara Nachke Dikha on Star Plus in May 2010.

Karan played the lead role of Arjun Singhania in the sequel of his debut show Kitani Mohabbat Hai Season 2 (Imagine TV). The show was back on public demand.[2] He was then seen as a host in Gumrah – End Of Innocence (Channel V,Star Plus) followed by Gumrah – End Of Innocence season 2 (Channel V).[3] He played the role of Karan Kapoor in Teri Meri Love Stories (Star Plus). Karan was next seen in V The Serial (Channel V) in 2012. He hosted Gumrah from 2012 to 2014.


Year Title Role Ref(s)
2011 Pure Punjabi Prem
2012 Horror Story Neil [4]
2013 Jatt Romantic Vijay Singh
2014 Mere Yaar Kaminey Ketan
2015 Control Bhaji Control Dicky
2017 Mubarakan Manpreet Sandhu
2018 1921 Ayush Ashthana
2018 Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare DJ Teja Gujjar [5]


Note: Shows in which role played is of contestant/host are reality shows.

Year Title Role Channel Ref(s)
2009 Kitani Mohabbat Hai Arjun Punj Imagine TV [6]
2009–10 Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai Veeru Sony TV
2010 Zara Nachke Dikha Contestant Star Plus [7]
Aahat Harsha Khandeparkar Sony TV [8]
2010–11 Kitani Mohabbat Hai 2 Arjun Singhania Imagine TV [9]
2012 Teri Meri Love Stories Karan Kapoor Star Plus [10]
V The Serial Himself Channel V [11]
Gumrah End Of Innocence Host [12]
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 Guest (to support Drashti Dhami) Colors TV [13]
2014 MTV Fanaah Vivan MTV India [14]
MTV Splitsvilla 7 Guest
2014–15 Box Cricket League Contestant Sony TV
2015–16 Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum Rahul Sabharwal &TV [15]
2015 Comedy Nights with Kapil Guest Colors TV
MTV Roadies 12 Gang Leader MTV India [16]
He Ticket Host [17]
MTV Splitsvilla 8 Guest [18]
Bigg Boss 9 Guest Colors TV [19]
Bad Company Himself Zing TV [20]
2015–16 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Host [21]
2016 Begusarai Guest &TV [22]
Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai
Comedy Nights Bachao Guest Colors TV
MTV Roadies 13 Gang Leader MTV India [23]
MTV Love School 2 Host [24]
2017 MTV Roadies 14 Gangleader [25]
Bigg Boss 11 Guest Colors TV [26]
2018 MTV Love School 3 Host MTV India [27]
MTV Troll Police Guest MTV India [28]
Dil Hi Toh Hai Ritvik Noon Sony TV [29]
Ace Of Space 1 Guest MTV India [30]
2019 Dil Hi Toh Hai 2 Ritvik Noon Alt Balaji
MTV Love School 4 Host MTV India


  1. ^ Karan Kundra to play the lead in Sony TV’s Dil Hi Toh Hai
  2. ^ NetNewsPublisher. "Karan Kundra in new look for Kitni Mohabbat Hai 2!". Netnewspublisher.com. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  3. ^ TV News. Tellychakkar.com (24 October 2018). Retrieved on 2018-11-11.
  4. ^ Bollywood Hungama. "Horror Story". bollywoodhungama.com.
  5. ^ Suthar, Author: Manisha (25 October 2018). "Karan Kundra, Amol Parashar and Kubbra Sait bag Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare".
  6. ^ "It's showtime, folks!". The Times of India.
  7. ^ "Karan-Kritika at loggerheads". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "Aahat (season 5)". Setindia.
  9. ^ "Karan Kundra returns as a gangster on 'Kitni Mohabbat Hai 2'". indianexpress.com.
  10. ^ "I can't connect to daily soaps, but now I respect them: Pooja Sharma". The Times of India.
  11. ^ "Not uncomfortable with Kritika Kamra: Karan Kundra". NDTVMovies.com.
  12. ^ "Would focus on shaping career than doing any random film: Karan Kundra". The Indian Express. 18 September 2015.
  13. ^ "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6: Karan Kundra supports Drashti Dhami; Sanaya Irani also makes an appearance". Daily News and Analysis. 17 September 2013.
  14. ^ "Karan Kundra: I aim to compete with Varun, Sidharth". India TV News.
  15. ^ "Karan Kundra back to daily soaps after four years". The Indian Express. 24 September 2015.
  16. ^ "Roadies X2: Karan Kundra flirts with a contestant". The Times of India.
  17. ^ "Why Karan Kundra is keeping away from fiction shows". The Times of India.
  18. ^ "Karan Kundra makes surprise entry in 'Splitsvilla'". 24 August 2015.
  19. ^ Anam, Aysha. "Bigg Boss 9 Day 21: Karan Kundra And Shaleen Malhotra Grill The Housemates". Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  20. ^ "Bad Company S01 Ep06 – What To Expect From Karan Kundra!". Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  21. ^ "Karan Kundra to host Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya". dna. 1 October 2015.
  22. ^ "'Mahasangam' of &TV's Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai, Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum & Begusarai is all about Celebration, Deceit & Chase". 27 May 2016.
  23. ^ "Roadies X4: Karan Kundra flirts with a contestant". The Times of India.
  24. ^ "Karan Kundra and Anusha Dandekar are turning up the heat with this MTV Love School 2 photoshoot". Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  25. ^ "Karan Kundrra confirms he's not part of Roadies; this is what he will do next". 22 February 2017.
  26. ^ "Bigg Boss 11: Hina Khan, Shilpa Shinde, Vikas Gupta, Hiten Tejwani enters the house with Salman Khan; Karan Kundra and Ravi Dubey supports Vikas and Hina". 1 October 2017.
  27. ^ "Karan Kundra and Anusha Dandekar to host Love School season 3". 7 May 2018.
  28. ^ "Karan Kundra Says, 'Trolling Caused Problems Between Him And Girlfriend Anusha Dandekar'". 7 February 2018.
  29. ^ "Karan Kundra is the new male lead of Ekta Kapoor's next titled Dil Hi Toh Hai; heads to Lavasa for promo shoot]". 17 May 2018.
  30. ^ "Splitsvilla 7 Episode 17: Sunny Leone pairs up with Karan Kundra for a task (see pics)". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 October 2014.

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