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Karan Tacker
Karan Tacker gracing ‘GQ Best Dressed Men 2016’.jpg
Tacker in 2016.
Born (1986-05-11) 11 May 1986 (age 33)[1]
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • model
  • host
Known forEk Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai

Karan Tacker is an Indian actor, model and host known for his portrayal of Viren Singh Vadhera in Star Plus's Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai and participating in Colors TV's Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 in 2014.

Early life

Tacker was raised in Mumbai with his elder sister Sasha. His family is Punjabi.[2] He acquired a degree in Business Management before turning to television.[3]

Career

He first appeared in the film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi in a short role in 2008.[4] He then got his first debut role in television show Love Ne Mila Di Jodi playing the lead role of Sameer which aired on STAR One. Karan then appeared in television show Rang Badalti Odhani ( 2010 ) as Shaantanu Khandelwal. Karan then played the lead role in Star Plus popular show Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai (2011) as Viren Singh Vadhera. The show aired its last on the 13 September 2013.

Karan participated in the popular dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in the 7th Season of the show along with his dance partner Bhavna and was declared first runner up of the show in 2014. Karan has also hosted Halla Bol on Bindass (2014) and The Voice India (2015) that aired on &TV. Karan has also hosted many award shows and events. Karan has appeared in advertisements also.[5] In 2017, Tacker hosted the dance couple reality show Nach Baliye in its ninth season.

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
2008 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Dancer Cameo

Television

Year Name Role Channel Ref(s)
2009–10 Love Ne Mila Di Jodi Sameer Saxena Star One [6]
2010–11 Rang Badalti Odhani Shantanu Khandelwal [6]
2011–13 Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Viren Singh Vadhera Star Plus [7]
2011 Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Guest
2012 Punar Vivaah Himself (With Shakti Mohan) Zee TV [8]
2012 Teri Meri Love Stories Guest Star Plus
2013 Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Contestant Colors TV [9]
Halla Bol Host Bindass [10]
Kaun Banega Crorepati 8 Guest Sony Entertainment Television [11]
Box Cricket League Participant [12]
2015 Farah Ki Dawat Colors TV [13]
Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah &TV [14]
India's Got Talent Colors TV [15]
The Voice Host &TV [16]
Strictly Come Dancing 13 Guest BBC One [17]
Sarojini - Ek Nayi Pehal Himself (With Krystle D'Souza) Zee TV [18]
Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi Guest Star Plus [19]
2016 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Colors TV
2017 Nach Baliye 8 Host Star Plus [20]
2018 The Remix Amazon Prime Video [21]
Bepannah Guest Colors TV
Ace Of Space 1 MTV India [22][23]
Naagin 3 Colors TV [24]
2019 Kitchen Champion Participant (Along with Karishma Tanna) [25]

Other appearances

Year Name Role Channel Ref
2014 Mirchi Top 20 Himself Colors TV [26]
2015 Performer [27]
2016 Himself
2017 Host

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Show Result
2012 Gold Awards Most Fit Actor N/A Won
Indian Television Academy Awards GR8! Performer Of The Year (Male) Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Nominated
2013 Kalakar Awards Best Jodi

(With Krystle D'Souza)

Won
2019 HT Most Stylish Awards Most Stylish Television Personality (Male) N/A Won

References

  1. ^ "8 Times birthday boy Karan Tacket stole our hearts with these drool worthy selfies" – via India Today.
  2. ^ Purva Desai (31 July 2012), "Parineeti & I are true Punjabis: Karan Tacker", Times of India. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Happy Birthday Karan Tacker: 10 Photos which prove why we need him in Bollywood ASAP". 12 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Karan Tacker all set to foray Bollywood – The Times of India".
  5. ^ "Karan Tacker looks super hot in new commercial – The Times of India".
  6. ^ a b "I have dated all my female co-stars: Karan Tacker". 9 February 2013.
  7. ^ "Karan Tacker and Kushal Tandon to play them ain male leads in Star Plus next". Metro Masti. Retrieved 16 September 2011.
  8. ^ "Karan Tacker & Shakti Mohan to perform in Yash Aarti Punar Vivah". metromasti.com.
  9. ^ "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 contestants: Sanaya Irani, Karan Kundra, Karan Tacker make the list". bollywoodlife.com. Retrieved 12 May 2014.
  10. ^ "Karan Tacker to host Bindass' show Halla Bol". televisionsworld.com. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  11. ^ "Karan Tacker mifted on BCL!". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 29 December 2014.
  12. ^ "Box Cricket League Teams: BCL 2014 Team Details With TV Actors & Names of Celebrities". india.com. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  13. ^ "Farah Ki Daawat: Karanvir Bohra, Karan Tacker and Karan Grover with Karan Johar at 'Karan Special Episode'! (PICS)". pinkvilla.com.
  14. ^ "Krushna Abhishek and Karan Tacker in Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah". 3 March 2015.
  15. ^ "Karan Tacker, Mouni Roy, Siddharth Shukla, Sana Khan perform at India's Got Talent 6 – view pics!". Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  16. ^ "Karan Tacker to host desi version of 'The Voice'". timesofindia.com.
  17. ^ "Karan Tacker to be seen on international dance show". 16 September 2015.
  18. ^ "Karan Tacker and Krystle D'Souza are back together for 'Sarojini'! (PICS)". pinkvilla.com.
  19. ^ "Social: Karan Tacker shares dais with Big B on 'Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi'". Retrieved 16 November 2015.
  20. ^ "Trouble brewing between Nach Baliye 8 hosts Karan Tacker and Upasana Singh?". 10 April 2017. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  21. ^ "The Remix host Karan Tacker: Digital gives you the freedom to unleash your personality". Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  22. ^ "Karan Tacker's game of "Confessions" gets all the eyes on MTV Ace of Space". Tellychakkar.
  23. ^ "Karan Tacker: Would love to participate in Ace of Space with Vikas Gupta". The Indian Express.
  24. ^ "New Year celebration on Naagin 3; Krystle, Gauahar, Sanjeeda, and others to set the floor on fire!". 31 December 2018.
  25. ^ "Karan Tacker and Karishma Tanna in Kitchen Champions". 28 February 2019.
  26. ^ "Gauahar Khan, Sanaya Irani, Arjun Kapoor, Mouni Roy, Karan Tacker to add tadka in Mirchi Top 20 Awards! (View Pics)". 13 December 2014.
  27. ^ "Mirchi Top 20: Upen-Karishma, Karan Krystle, Arjun-Mouni Sizzle The Dance Floor". 18 December 2015.