Karan Tacker

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Karan Tacker
Karan Tacker at the 11th Star Parivaar Awards 2013.jpg
Karan Tacker at the 11th Star Parivar Awards
Born (1986-05-11) 11 May 1986 (age 32)[1]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, Model, TV Host, Dancer
Known for Rang Badalti Odhani
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai

Karan Tacker is an Indian actor and model known for his role as Viren Vadhera in the Star Plus serial Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai. He was a contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2014.

Personal life[edit]

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


He first appeared in the film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi in a short role in 2008. 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.[3] In 2017, Tacker hosted the dance couple reality show Nach Baliye in its ninth season.

Karan is all set to appear in his first Bollywood movie, however he has appeared in a short role in Shah Rukh Khan's Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.[4]


Year Film Character Notes
2008 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Short Role Hindi Bollywood debut
2018 Student of the Year 2 Filming


Daily Soap Appearances
Name Role Channel Year Ref(s)
Love Ne Mila Di Jodi Sameer Star One 2009–10 [5]
Rang Badalti Odhani Shantanu Khandelwal 2010–11 [5]
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Viren Singh Vadhera Star Plus 2011–13 [6]
Reality Appearances
Name Role Channel Year Ref(s)
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Contestant Colors TV 2014 [7][8]
Halla Bol Host Bindass [9]
Kaun Banega Crorepati 8 Guest Sony Entertainment Television [10]
Box Cricket League Contestant [11]
Mirchi Top 2014 Himself Colors TV [12]
Farah Ki Dawat Himself Colors TV 2015 [13]
Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah Himself &TV [14]
India's Got Talent Himself Colors TV [15]
The Voice Host &TV [16]
Strictly Come Dancing 13 Himself/Guest BBC One [17]
Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi Himself Star Plus [18]
Mirchi Top 2015 Himself Colors TV [19]
Mirchi Top 2016 Himself 2016
Nach Baliye 8 Host Star Plus 2017 [20]
Mirchi Top 2017 Host Colors TV
The Remix Host Amazon Prime Video 2018 [21]
Special Appearances
Name Role Channel Year Ref(s)
Punar Vivaah Himself (performed along with Shakti Mohan) Zee TV 2012 [22]
Sarojini - Ek Nayi Pehal Himself cameo role along with Krystle D'Souza 2015 [23]


Year Award Category Show Result
2012 Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Pati Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Won
Favourite Naya Sadasya – Male Nominated
Favourite Beta Nominated
Zee Gold Awards Most Fit Actor Won
Indian Television Academy Awards GR8 Performer of the Year Nominated
2013 Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Pati Nominated
Favourite Host (with Karan Wahi) Star Guild Awards Nominated
Kalakar Awards Best Jodi (with Krystle D'Souza) Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Won


  1. ^ "8 Times birthday boy Karan Tacket stole our hearts with these drool worthy selfies" – via India Today. 
  2. ^ "Happy Birthday Karan Tacker: 10 Photos which prove why we need him in Bollywood ASAP". 12 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "Karan Tacker looks super hot in new commercial – The Times of India". 
  4. ^ "Karan Tacker all set to foray Bollywood – The Times of India". 
  5. ^ a b "I have dated all my female co-stars: Karan Tacker". 9 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Karan Tacker and Kushal Tandon to play them ain male leads in Star Plus next". Metro Masti. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 contestants: Sanaya Irani, Karan Kundra, Karan Tacker make the list". bollywoodlife.com. Retrieved 12 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 final contestant list: Kritika Kamra, Karan Tacker, Ashish Sharma to battle it out this season!". bollywoodlife.com. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Karan Tacker to host Bindass' show Halla Bol". televisionsworld.com. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "Karan Tacker mifted on BCL!". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  11. ^ "Box Cricket League Teams: BCL 2014 Team Details With TV Actors & Names of Celebrities". india.com. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 
  12. ^ "Gauahar Khan, Sanaya Irani, Arjun Kapoor, Mouni Roy, Karan Tacker to add tadka in Mirchi Top 20 Awards! (View Pics)". 13 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. ^ "Social: Karan Tacker shares dais with Big B on 'Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi'". Retrieved 16 November 2015. 
  19. ^ "Mirchi Top 20: Upen-Karishma, Karan Krystle, Arjun-Mouni Sizzle The Dance Floor". 18 December 2015. 
  20. ^ "Trouble brewing between Nach Baliye 8 hosts Karan Tacker and Upasana Singh?". April 10, 2017. Retrieved April 14, 2018. 
  21. ^ "The Remix host Karan Tacker: Digital gives you the freedom to unleash your personality". Retrieved March 23, 2018. 
  22. ^ "Karan Tacker & Shakti Mohan to perform in Yash Aarti Punar Vivah". metromasti.com. 
  23. ^ "Karan Tacker and Krystle D'Souza are back together for 'Sarojini'! (PICS)". pinkvilla.com.