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Karan Dahiya is an Indian television actor and model.[5] He is well known for playing the roles of Karan in Apna Pyaar Kya Hai (2006-08), Anand in Kisne Pyaar Hogya (2008-2010), Varun in Lakshmi (2013), Arjit in Teri Meri Prem Kahaani (2014), Jai in Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani...Ek Baar Phir (2015), Vivek in Ek Sindoor Ki Vishwaas and Arjit in Pyaar Aur Rang Sajnewali Hai (2016). Karan played the role of Ankit in Teri Galliyan (2017). He was a contestant in the popular controversial show Bigg Boss 11 in 2017.[6]

He hosted the first season of Dance Ki Takkar (2014) and was a contestant on Dance Ki Takkar 5 (2016).[7] He was playing the lead role as Arjun in Life OK's Pyaar Aur Rang Sajnewali Hai.

Early Life

Dahiya was born on 2 August 1985 in Mumbai where he also studied. He started modelling in 2004 with various people but then he got his first show 'Apna Pyaar Kya Hai' in 2006.[8] In January 2017, Karan married Ashika.

Personal Life

In 2010, Karan announced that he was in a relationship with model Ankita Singh and later they decided to get married. They got engaged on 4 November 2016 and later got married on 5 January 2017. Many of their friends in the industry like Sanaya Irani, Mohit Sehgal, Geet Singh, Rashi Singh, Varun Singh, Kishwar Merchant, Suyyash Rai had attended.

In the media

The UK-based newspaper Eastern Eye placed him in their "50 Sexiest Asian Women" list. In 2012, Eastern Eye placed him at third position. Thereafter he remained in the top three spots for three consecutive years, listed at the third spot in 2013, the second spot in 2014 and the third spot in 2015.[9][10][11][12] Dahiya received offers to participate in Bigg Boss but he declined it.

Career

Dahiya started his career in 2006 with the Star Plus popular show Apna Pyaar Kya Hai which was by Sahib Chaggar Productions and Sphere Origins.[13] He played the lead role as Karan opposite Geet Singh but later he left the show in 2008 due to some medical reasons.[14] After getting better, Karan bagged Imagine TV's Pragya which he played the role of Arjit.[15]

In 2009, Dahiya played Sahil in Star Plus' Rehna Hai Woh Kabhi Nahi Aii but later he left the show which led to his character getting killed off.[16] Then after he played Karanvir in yet another Star Plus show Tere Kan Kan Ke Hain which was his first show with Balaji Telefilms.[17]

In September 2013, Karan was finalised to be in the season 2 of Star Plus show Lakshmi opposite Sanaya Irani.[18][19] The pair of Karan & Sanaya was so popular amongst fans. The show aired its last in February 2014. He also hosted the first season of the dance show Dance Ki Takkar opposite Sriti Jha/Asha Negi in 2013.[20] He then replaced Manish Kapoor in July 2014 and played lead as Arjun opposite Kratika Sengar.[21] He also played the role of Jai in Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani...Ek Baar Phir opposite Asha Negi after replacing Arjit Khanna in 2015.[22] Dahiya played the role of Vivek in Life OK's popular supernatural finite series Ek Sindoor Ki Vishwaas which is produced by Balaji Telefilms and Sahib Chaggar Productions. He was playing the role of Kabir in Life OK's show Pyaar Aur Rang Sajnewali Hai opposite Nia Sharma. Karan entered Dance Ki Takkar 5 as a wild card entrant. He survived for 4 weeks until he got eliminated.

In 2016, he was also part of a web series called I Don't Watch TV along with many TV celebrities aired on a web-content platform. In April 2017, Dahiya played Ankit in Teri Galliyan Season 2. The show ran until August 2017.

In October 2017, Karan along with his wife Ankita Singh entered Colors TV's Bigg Boss 11 as celebrity contestant.[23][24][25][26] He survived for 2 weeks until he got evicted (Day 14, 14 October). He said he will be friends with Hina Khan and Arjun Malhotra. He also stood up to his wife against Vikas Gupta after he insulted her. He said "who is he to judge my wife like that, next time I meet him I will confront him".

Television

Key
Denotes films that are in production
Daily Soap Dramas
Name Role Channel Year Ref(s)
Apna Pyaar Kya Hai Kartik Aggarwal Star Plus 2006-08
Kisne Pyaar Hogya Amit Malhotra Star Plus 2008-09
Pragya Arjit Dahiya Imagine TV 2008
Rehna Hai Woh Kabhi Nahi Aii Sahil Shekhawat Star Plus 2009
Tere Kan Kan Ki Hain Karanvir Deol Star Plus 2011
Lakshmi Varun Juneja Star Plus 2013-14 [18]
Teri Meri Prem Kahaani Arjun Khandelwal Sahib TV 2014-15 [27]
Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani...Ek Baar Phir Jai Singh Star Plus 2015 [22]
Karishma Ki Shaadi Aryan Khanna Colors TV 2016
Ek Sindoor Ki Vishwaas Vivek Dahiya Life OK 2016 [28]
Pyaar Aur Rang Sajnewali Hai Arjun Singhania Life OK 2016-17 [29]
Teri Galliyan Season 2 Ankit Singh Star Plus 2017 [30]
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Rajdeep Star Plus 2018 [31]
Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu Aditya Star Plus 2018 [32]
Reality Appearances
Name Role Channel Year Ref(s)
Dance Ki Takkar 1 Host Star Plus 2014
Nach Baliye 7 Contestant Star Plus 2015 [33]
Box Cricket League — Season 2 Contestant Colors TV 2016 [34]
Dance Ki Takkar 5 Contestant Star Plus 2016 [35]
Nach Baliye 9 Guest Star Plus 2017 [36]
Dance Ki Takkar 6 Guest Host Star Plus 2017 [37]
Bigg Boss 11 Celebrity Contestant Colors TV 2017 [38]
Entertainment Ki Raat Guest Colors TV 2017
Special Appearances
Name Role Channel Year Ref(s)
Ek Naaye Badi Aii Himself Star Plus 2012
Pyaar Nibhaana Yeh Rishta Himself Zee TV 2013
Behna...Ek Safar Ki Khushiyon Aur Pyaar Jai Singh Star Plus 2015
Iss Jahan Mein Kis Jagaa Hain Vivek Dahiya Life OK 2016

References

  1. "5 Times birthday boy Karan Dahiya stole our hearts with these drool worthy workout and modeling hot pics". http://m.indiatoday.in/story/8-times-birthday-boy-karan-tacker-stole-our-heart-with-these-drool-worthy-selfies/1/665345.html. 
  2. Happy Birthday Karan Dahiya: Apna Pyaar Kya Hai to Dance Ki Takkar top shows which we remember him from. timesofindia. Retrieved on 3 August 2017.
  3. http://www.metromasti.com/page/biography/32473
  4. We will get married when the right time comes: Karan Dahiya. timesofindia. Retrieved on 15 June 2015.
  5. I am very lucky to do well in my career now. timesofindia. Retrieved on 14 August 2010.
  6. Karan Dahiya - Bigg Boss 11 Contestant: Biography (2 October 2017).
  7. Karan Dahiya to enter Dance Ki Takkar 5. timesofindia. Retrieved on 12 December 2016.
  8. Karan Dahiya never though he will be this popular. timesofindia. Retrieved on 14 August 2016.
  9. Sexiest Asian Men 2012 List. Times of India (7 December 2012). Retrieved on 11 August 2016.
  10. Katrina Kaif named world's sexiest Asian woman for the fourth time. India Today (5 December 2013). Retrieved on 9 August 2016.
  11. Hrithik Roshan voted sexiest Asian in UK, Kushal Tandon comes 2nd. India Today (4 December 2014). Retrieved on 9 August 2016.
  12. Sexiest Asian Men. Rediff (10 December 2015). Retrieved on 10 August 2016.
  13. Karan Dahiya: Way to success. timesofindia. Retrieved on 14 November 2006.
  14. Karan quits Apna Pyaar Kya Hai; replaced by Varun Singh. timesofindia. Retrieved on 14 June 2008.
  15. I can do Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa if approaced says Pragya actor Karan Dahiya. timesofindia. Retrieved on 23 October 2008.
  16. Karan's character Sahil to be killed off Star Plus 'Rehna Hai Woh Kabhi Nahi Aii'. timesofindia. Retrieved on 12 August 2010.
  17. Very happy to work in Ekta Kapoor show: Karan Dahiya. timesofindia. Retrieved on 16 September 2010.
  18. 18.0 18.1 Karan Dahiya to romance Sanaya Irani in Lakshmi season 2. timesofindia. Retrieved on 16 September 2013.
  19. So exited to work with Sanaya Irani: Karan Dahiya. timesofindia. Retrieved on 13 October 2013.
  20. Karan Dahiya turns host for Dance Ki Takkar 1. timesofindia. Retrieved on 6 December 2013.
  21. Not keen on doing Bigg Boss says Teri Meri Prem Kahaani actor Karan Dahiya. timesofindia. Retrieved on 21 July 2014.
  22. 22.0 22.1 Nach Baliye contestant to replace Arjit in Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani season 2. timesofindia. Retrieved on 21 May 2015.
  23. Karan Dahiya - Bigg Boss 11 Contestant: Biography (2 October 2017).
  24. BIGG BOSS 11: Karan Dahiya and Ankita Singh to enter the show!. Retrieved on 2 September 2017.
  25. Bigg Boss 11: After Akshara Ranjan, Karan Dahiya gets evicted (14 October 2017).
  26. Bigg Boss 11 contestant Karan Dahiya wants wife Ankita to win the show (15 October 2017).
  27. Kisne Pyaar Hogya actor Karan Dahiya replaces Manish Kapoor in Teri Meri Prem Kahaani. timesofindia. Retrieved on 21 May 2014.
  28. Karan Dahiya to star in Ekta Kapoor's next. timesofindia. Retrieved on 2 February 2016.
  29. Pyaar Aur Rang Sajnewali Hai to replace Ek Sindoor Ki Vishwaas. timesofindia. Retrieved on 1 October 2016.
  30. Karan Dahiya makes a comeback with Teri Galliyan Season 2. timesofindia. Retrieved on 24 March 2017.
  31. Ex Bigg Boss contestant: Karan Dahiya enters Star Plus' popular show Ae Dil Hai Mushkil as cameo. timesofindia. Retrieved on 3 January 2018.
  32. Bigg Boss 11 contestant Karan Dahiya in Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu. timesofindia. Retrieved on 10 March 2018.
  33. Nach Baliye 7: Karan Dahiya and his girlfriend to participate in the show?. timesofindia. Retrieved on 3 April 2015.
  34. 200 Actors, 10 Teams, and 1 Winner... Let The Game Begin. The Times of India. Retrieved on 4 March 2016.
  35. Karan Dahiya to enter Dance Ki Takkar 5. timesofindia. Retrieved on 12 December 2016.
  36. Nach Baliye 8 review: Just another dance reality show, banking heavily on star power (3 April 2017).
  37. Dance Ki Takkar 6: Varun Kumar takes leave gets replaced by Karan Dahiya temporary. Retrieved on 2 June 2017.
  38. BIGG BOSS 11: Karan Dahiya and Ankita Singh to enter the show!. Retrieved on 2 September 2017.

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