Kartik Aaryan (born 22 November 1988) is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi films. He is best known for his role as Rudra in Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani. He was a contestant in the popular controversial reality show Bigg Boss in 2017.


Kartik Aaryan made his acting debut in 2011 with Luv Ranjan's romantic comedy Pyaar Ka Punchnama.[3] His character Rajat's 5-minute monologue was considered the lengthiest single shot done for a Hindi film.[4] He later appeared in the film Akaash Vani in 2013.[5]

Aaryan's role as a village leader in 2014 film Kaanchi: The Unbreakable was well received.[6][7] His 2015 release Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 was a success,[8] where he delivered an even longer monologue as compared to the film's precursor.[9] This dialogue is now considered the lengthiest single shot monologue performed by an actor in Hindi cinema's history.[10][11] His next film, Guest Iin London, was released in 2017.[12] He will be seen teaming up with Luv Ranjan again for Sonu ke Titu ki Sweety in 2017.[13]

In November 2017, Kartik entered Bigg Boss 11 as wild card entrant. He left the show on Day 54 due to work commitments outside of the house.


Year Movie Character Notes
2011 Pyaar Ka Punchnama Rajat/Rajjo
2013 Akaash Vani Akash
2014 Kaanchi: The Unbreakable Binda
2015 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Anshul / Gogo
2017 Guest Iin London Aryan
2018 Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety Sonu Releasing in 2018.


Year Movie Character Notes
2013-14 Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani Rudra Singh Thakur Debut TV Show
2017 Bigg Boss 11 Celebrity Contestant Entered in Day 43

Awards and nominations

Year Movie Award Result
2011 Pyaar Ka Punchnama Apsara Award for Best Male Debut Nominated
2015 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Stardust — Best Actor In A Comic Role Won[14]
2015 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Big Star Entertainment Awards Nominated
2015 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Sony Guild Awards Nominated


  1. A happy woman is a myth, says Pyaar Ka Punchanama's Kartik Aaryan (22 November 2015). Retrieved on 13 April 2016.
  2. Kartik Aaryan's stunning shoot (22 January 2016). Retrieved on 13 April 2016.
  3. B-town's new faces in 2011. Retrieved on 10 January 2013.
  4. Tuteja, Joginder (13 May 2011). Debutant breaks record with four minute comic monologue?. Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved on 10 January 2013.
  5. 'Akash Vani' will make a mark as love story: Abhishek Pathak. The Times of India (6 December 2012). Retrieved on 10 January 2013.
  6. Why Kartik Tiwari is missing from 'Kaanchi' promotions&. Retrieved on 2015-02-27.
  7. I didn't know how to kiss. Retrieved on 2015-02-27.
  8. "Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 box office collection: Kartik Aaryans film enters the Rs 50-crore club". 
  9. "Kartik Aaryan on his single status: Girls took my love rant monologue too seriously". Hindustan Times. 29 July 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  10. "What makes Kartik Aaryan the monologue king? - Times of India". The Times of India. 
  11. "Kartik Aaryan: No one refuses to meet me". Times of India. 15 July 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  12. "Kartik Aryan begins shoot for Atithi In London, shares pic". The Indian Express. 2016-10-04. 
  13. India, Press Trust of (2016-11-07). "Kartik Aaryan, Luv Ranjan reunite for a rom-com". Business Standard India. 
  14. Kartik Aaryan ecstatic with first award | Free Press Journal. Retrieved on 2016-01-04.

External links

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