Karan Tacker is an Indian actor and model. He is well famous for his role of Viren Vadhera from the popular Star Plus serial Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai. He was a contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2014. He was contestant in Dance Ki Takkar in 2018.

Personal life

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


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.

In May 2014, Karan replaced Viraf Patel and played the role of Karan Singh Thakur in Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani until it went off air in August 2014. 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. Tacker later played the lead role as Gautam Chopra opposite Pooja Gaur in Dil Ek Jaana Pyaar De. Karan has also hosted Halla Bol on Bindass (2014) and The Voice India (2015) that aired on &TV. He also hosted the popular dance show Dance Ki Takkar in its third season (2015) and fourth season (2016). Karan has also hosted many award shows and events. Karan has appeared in advertisements also.[4] 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.[5]

In January 2018, Tacker participated in Star Plus popular dance reality show Dance Ki Takkar in its seventh season. He survived for 14 weeks until getting eliminated.


Year Film Character Notes
2008 Rab Ne Bana Di JodiShort 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 [6]
Rang Badalti Odhani Shantanu Khandelwal 2010–11 [6]
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Viren Singh Vadhera Star Plus 2011–13 [7]
Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani Karan Singh Thakur Star Plus 2014 [8]
Dil Ek Jaana Pyaar De Gautam Chopra Sahib TV 2014 [9]
Behna...Ek Safar Ki Khushiyon Aur Pyaar Ranveer Sharma Star Plus 2014–15 [10]
Pavitra Vivah Raj Khanna Colors TV 2015–16 [11]
Priya...Ek Aangan Ki Pyaar Karan Singh Raheja Star Plus 2016 [12]
Reality Appearances
Name Role Channel Year Ref(s)
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Contestant Colors TV 2014 [13][14]
Halla Bol Host Bindass [15]
Kaun Banega Crorepati 8 Guest Sony Entertainment Television [16]
Box Cricket League Contestant [17]
Mirchi Top 2014 Himself Colors TV [18]
Farah Ki Dawat Himself Colors TV 2015 [19]
Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah Himself &TV [20]
India's Got Talent Himself Colors TV [21]
Dance Ki Takkar 3 Host (along with Gauhar Khan) Star Plus [22]
The Voice Host &TV [23]
Strictly Come Dancing 13 Himself/Guest BBC One [24]
Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi Himself Star Plus [25]
Mirchi Top 2015 Himself Colors TV [26]
Mirchi Top 2016 Himself 2016
Dance Ki Takkar 4 Host (along with Sophie Choudry) Life OK 2016 [27]
Bigg Boss 10 Guest Colors TV 2016 [28]
Nach Baliye 8 Host Star Plus 2017 [29]
Mirchi Top 2017 Host Colors TV
Dance Ki Takkar 7 Contestant Star Plus 2018
The Remix Host Amazon Prime Video 2018 [30]
Special Appearances
Name Role Channel Year Ref(s)
Punar Vivaah Himself (performed along with Shakti Mohan) Zee TV 2012 [31]
Apna Pyaar Kya Hai 2 Viren (special appearance and performed with Krystle D'Souza) Star Plus 2012 [32]
Pyaar Nibhaana Yeh Rishta Himself (performed along with Kratika Sengar) Zee TV 2013 [33]
Sarojini - Ek Nayi Pehal Himself cameo role along with Krystle D'Souza 2015 [34]
Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu Himself (Special Appearance) Star Plus 2016 [35]
Kya Mohabbat Phir Se Himself (Special Appearance opposite Krystle) Star Plus 2016 [36]
Pyaar Aur Rang Sajnewali Hai New Year Host (Guest) Life OK 2017 [37]


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". 
  2. Happy Birthday Karan Tacker: 10 Photos which prove why we need him in Bollywood ASAP (12 May 2017).
  3. Karan Tacker Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More (12 May 2017).
  4. "Karan Tacker looks super hot in new commercial – The Times of India". 
  5. "Karan Tacker all set to foray Bollywood – The Times of India". 
  6. 6.0 6.1 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 on 16 September 2011.
  8. Karan Tacker to replace Viraf Patel in Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani. Metro Masti. Retrieved on 4 May 2014.
  9. Karan Tacker and Pooja Gaur in Ekta Kapoor's next?. Metro Masti. Retrieved on 15 August 2014.
  10. Popular TV actors Karan Tacker and Sanaya Irani bond on sets of Behna. Retrieved on 27 December 2014.
  11. Neha Marda opposite Karan Tacker in Ekta Kapoor's next Pavitra Vivaah?. Retrieved on 27 August 2015.
  12. Karan Tacker and Pallavi Kapoor replace Rajiv-Manasi in Star Plus Priya. Retrieved on 1 July 2016.
  13. Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 contestants: Sanaya Irani, Karan Kundra, Karan Tacker make the list. Retrieved on 12 May 2014.
  14. Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 final contestant list: Kritika Kamra, Karan Tacker, Ashish Sharma to battle it out this season!. Retrieved on 6 June 2014.
  15. Karan Tacker to host Bindass' show Halla Bol. Retrieved on 22 November 2014.
  16. Karan Tacker mifted on BCL!. Retrieved on 29 December 2014.
  17. Box Cricket League Teams: BCL 2014 Team Details With TV Actors & Names of Celebrities. Retrieved on 14 December 2014.
  18. Gauahar Khan, Sanaya Irani, Arjun Kapoor, Mouni Roy, Karan Tacker to add tadka in Mirchi Top 20 Awards! (View Pics) (13 December 2014).
  19. Farah Ki Daawat: Karanvir Bohra, Karan Tacker and Karan Grover with Karan Johar at ‘Karan Special Episode’! (PICS).
  20. Krushna Abhishek and Karan Tacker in Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah (3 March 2015).
  21. Karan Tacker, Mouni Roy, Siddharth Shukla, Sana Khan perform at India’s Got Talent 6 – view pics!. Retrieved on 16 May 2015.
  22. Dance Ki Takkar 3: Karan Tacker and Bigg Boss 7 winner Gauhar Khan to host the show. Retrieved on 16 May 2015.
  23. Karan Tacker to host desi version of 'The Voice'.
  24. Karan Tacker to be seen on international dance show (16 September 2015).
  25. Social: Karan Tacker shares dais with Big B on 'Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi'. Retrieved on 16 November 2015.
  26. Mirchi Top 20: Upen-Karishma, Karan Krystle, Arjun-Mouni Sizzle The Dance Floor (18 December 2015).
  27. Dance Ki Takkar 4: Karan Tacker and Sophie Choudry to host 4th season. India Today (24 December 2015). Retrieved on 14 March 2015.
  28. Bigg Boss 10: Karan Tacker to enter the house?. India Today (24 December 2016). Retrieved on 14 November 2016.
  29. Trouble brewing between Nach Baliye 8 hosts Karan Tacker and Upasana Singh? (April 10, 2017). Retrieved on April 14, 2018.
  30. The Remix host Karan Tacker: Digital gives you the freedom to unleash your personality. Retrieved on March 23, 2018.
  31. Karan Tacker & Shakti Mohan to perform in Yash Aarti Punar Vivah.
  32. Karan Tacker & Krystle D'Souza in Apna Pyaar Kya Hai 2?.
  33. Karan Tacker to perform in Pyaar Nibhhana Yeh Rishta.
  34. Karan Tacker and Krystle D’Souza are back together for ‘Sarojini’! (PICS).
  35. Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu new year special.
  36. Krystle D'Souza and Karan Tacker to feature in Kya Mohabbat Phir Se. Retrieved on 19 June 2016.
  37. Karan Tacker in Pyaar Aur Rang Sajnewaali Hai. Retrieved on 27 December 2016.