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Rithvik Dhanjani is an Indian television actor. He played Arjun Digvijay Kirloskar in Pavitra Rishta.[2] Dhanjani has hosted and participated in many reality shows like Nach Baliye, Dare 2 Dance, India's Best Dramebaaz and V Distraction. He won the dance reality show Nach Baliye 6 with his partner Asha Negi.[3] In June 2012, Dhanjani won third place in the television dance competition series Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5.[4][5] In 2015, he won the stunt based reality show, I Can Do That. He gained popularity as the host of the show, Yeh Hai Aashiqui. He has worked in two short films Jo Hum Chahein and Aftermath Mumbai.

Life and family

Rithvik was born in Madhya Pradesh.[6][7] His family moved to Dubai soon after he was born.[8] He has a sister named Heena.[9] He did his schooling in Dubai and graduation from City of London College.[8] In his college days, he was into acting, modeling and hosting shows.[8] Later, he also got involved in theater for as long as two and a half year.[8] After doing theatre and events in Dubai, he decided to shift to Mumbai to become an actor.[10] He then did an acting course from the Kishore Namit Kapoor Institute before entering the television industry.[10] Currently he stays at Lokhandwala, Andheri.[11]

Career

Dhanjani began his acting career with a cameo in Bandini, where he played Parth, a negative character.[12] However, his big break came in Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani where he played the antagonist, Jay Khurana, who was a werewolf and in love with the female protagonist.[13] The show ended on 15 December 2011.[14] He later played the role of the parallel lead Arjun Digvijay Kirloskar in the Balaji Telefilms show Pavitra Rishta opposite Asha Negi.[15] In June 2012 Rithvik entered Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 as wild card entry and came in third place. In 2013, he hosted India's Best Dramebaaz with Ragini Khanna.[16] He was seen in the Teen ka Tadka episode of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 6.[17] In 2013, he started hosting the show, Yeh Hai Aashiqui which gained him popularity.[18] In 2013, he participated in Nach Baliye 6 with his partner Asha Negi.[19] In 2014, he appeared in the horror show, MTV Fanaah as Vidhyut.[20] He then played the supporting role of Akash in the popular show Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu. In the same year, he participated in the dance reality show Dare 2 Dance.[21]

In 2015, he hosted V Distraction and Nach Baliye 7 opposite Karan Patel.[22][23] In 2015, he also contested in the stunt based reality show I Can Do That and became the winner of the show.[24] In November 2015, Dhanjani played the lead role as Kunal in the Life OK popular show Iss Jahan Mein Kis Jagaa Hain opposite Yuvika Chaudhary but later in January 2016 he left the show and got replaced by Arjun Lutra.[25][26] He has also hosted India's Best Dramebaaz season 2.[27] In 2015 to 2016 and the Indian reality dance show Super Dancers.

Filmography

Year Film Role Refs
2011 Jo Hum Chahein Aakash
Aftermath Mumbai [28]

Television

Daily Soap Dramas
Name Role Channel Year Ref(s)
Bandini Parth Shashank Mehta Imagine TV 2009 [29]
Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani Jay Khurana Star One 2010-11 [30]
Pavitra Rishta Arjun Digvijay Kirloskar Zee TV 2011-14 [31]
Yeh Hai Aashiqui Kabir Bindass 2013-15 [32][33]
MTV Webbed 2 Himself MTV India 2014 [34]
MTV Fanaah Vidhyut MTV India 2014 [35]
Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu Akash Singh Star Plus 2014 [36]
Kumkum Bhagya Arjun Kirloskar Zee TV 2015 [37]
Iss Jahan Mein Kis Jagaa Hain Kunal Sareen Life OK 2015-16 [38]
I Don't Watch TV Himself Arré 2016 [39]
Reality appearances
Name Role Channel Year Ref(s)
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 Contestant/Finalist Colors TV 2012 [40]
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 Guest Contestant Colors TV 2013 [41]
India's Best Dramebaaz Himself/Host Zee TV 2013 [42]
Nach Baliye 6 Contestant/Winner Star Plus 2013-14 [43]
Dilwalon Ki Diwali Himself/Host Sony TV 2014 [44]
Dare 2 Dance Contestant Life OK 2014 [45]
Box Cricket League Player in Delhi Dragons Sony TV 2014 [46]
Dance Ki Takkar 2 Guest Contestant Star Plus 2015 [47]
India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun? Guest Contestant &TV 2015 [48]
V Distraction Host Channel V 2015 [49]
Nach Baliye 7 Himself/Host Star Plus 2015 [50]
Deva Shree Ganesha Himself/Host Sony TV 2015 [51]
Yeh Hai Aashiqui Siyappa Ishq Ka Himself/Host Bindaas 2015 [52]
Dussehra - Jeet Sachchai Kee Himself/Host Life OK 2015 [53]
I Can Do That Contestant/Winner Zee TV 2015 [54]
India's Best Dramebaaz Himself/Host Zee TV 2015-16 [55]
Box Cricket League - Season 2 Player in Chennai Swaggers Colors TV 2016 [56]
Pyaar Ki Yeh Kahani Suno Himself/Host Zee TV 2016 [57]
So You Think You Can Dance (India) Himself/Host &TV 2016 [58]
Man Vs. Job Himself/Host History TV 18 2016 [59]
Super Dancer Himself/Host Sony TV 2016 [60]
Aye Zindagi Himself/Host Zing TV 2017 [61]
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 Contestant Colors TV 2017 [62]
The Drama Company Himself Sony TV 2017
Bigg Boss 11 Guest Colors TV 2017
Lip Sing Battle Contestant Star Plus 2017
Super Dancer: Season 2 Host Sony TV 2017 [63]
Rasoi Ki Jung Mummyon Ke Sung Host Colors TV 2017 [64]
India's Next Superstars Host Star Plus 2018 [65]

Awards

References

  1. (11 October 2013 married)Pavitra Rishta Pair Rithvik, Asha Are Now A Real Life Couple | TV | www.indiatimes.com India Times, accessed 12 October 2013
  2. Soapbox’s new screen jodis are amping the romance quotient. The Times of India. Retrieved on 2012-08-03.
  3. TV’s hit couple Rithvik and Asha Negi win ‘Nach Baliye 6′. The Indian Express (2014-02-02). Retrieved on 2014-05-28.
  4. Rithvik Dhanjani, Karan Wahi and Rashmi Desai are the wild card entries in 'Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa'. daily.bhaskar.com (2012-07-28). Retrieved on 2012-10-28.
  5. And the winner of Jhalak is Gurmeet Choudhary. The Times of India (2012-09-30). Retrieved on 2012-10-28.
  6. Rithvik Dhanjani lists 12 things that we didn't know about him. dna (11 March 2013). Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  7. Rithvik Dhanjani, this middle-class boy from Madhya Pradesh has showcased his talent in all the given platform. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Things you didn’t know about Rithvik Dhanjani. The Times of India. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  9. Take inspiration from TV stars on gift ideas this Raksha Bandhan. dna (29 August 2015). Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Things you didn’t know about Rithvik Dhanjani. The Times of India. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  11. 10 things I love about my neighbourhood - Rithvik Dhanjani. dna (5 June 2015). Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  12. Popularity matters a lot on `Nach Baliye`: Rithvik Dhanjani. Zee News. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  13. Rithvik Dhanjani wants new season of `Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani`. Zee News. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  14. Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani to end?. The Times of India. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  15. Asha-Rithvik to quit Pavitra Rishta?. The Times of India. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  16. S. M. AAMIR. Back with drama. The Hindu. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  17. Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6: Rithvik Dhanjani, Lauren Gottlieb, Punit Pathak turn judges. IBNLive. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  18. 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui' returns with a new name. The Times of India. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  19. TV’s hit couple Rithvik and Asha Negi win ‘Nach Baliye 6’. The Indian Express (2 February 2014). Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  20. The supernatural series Fanaah. ABP Live. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  21. Tribune News Service. They can do all that. The Tribune India. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  22. V Distraction's funniest moments. The Indian Express (2015-02-02). Retrieved on 2015-03-16.
  23. Rithvik Dhanjani, Karan Patel to host Nach Baliye 7. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  24. Rithvik Dhanjani declared winner of ‘I Can Do That’. The Indian Express (23 November 2015). Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  25. "Rithvik Dhanjani quits Iss Jahan". India Today. http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/watch-naagin-season-2-will-be-back-in-october-watch-the-trailer-lifetv/1/685633.html. Retrieved 15 January 2016. 
  26. "Iss Jahan Mein Kis Jagaa Hain: Bigg Boss contestant Arjun Luthra replaces Rithivk". India Today. http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/watch-naagin-season-2-will-be-back-in-october-watch-the-trailer-lifetv/1/685633.html. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  27. Rithvik Dhanjani's surprise performance on India's Best Dramebaaz. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  28. All set to conquer fear!. thehansindia.com. Retrieved on 16 June 2017.
  29. Rithvik, who has earlier been part of TV soaps like "Bandini" and "Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani", is currently seen as Arjun Kirloskar in "Pavitra Rishta". indiatimes.com.
  30. Rithvik Dhanjani: Love is everything for me. The Times of India.
  31. Soapbox’s new screen jodis are amping the romance quotient. Times of India. Retrieved on 2012-08-03.
  32. Mihika Verma bags Yeh Hai Aashiqui. The Times of India. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  33. Rithvik-Asha’s love story recreated on TV. The Times of India. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  34. http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140416/entertainment-tvmusic/article/it’s-important-fans-follow-only-verified-accounts-actors
  35. Rithvik Dhanjani turns werewolf for his TV show. The Times of India.
  36. Rithvik Dhanjani to enter Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu. The Times of India.
  37. Rithvik Dhanjani & Asha Negi to be seen together in Kumkum Bhagya. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  38. "Asha is more excited for my comeback on television more than me: Rithvik Dhanjani". India Today. http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/watch-naagin-season-2-will-be-back-in-october-watch-the-trailer-lifetv/1/685633.html. Retrieved 12 November 2015. 
  39. Karan Patel, Rithvik Dhanjani, Disha Parmar, Nakuul Mehta and others feature on new show [VIDEO]. International Business Times, India Edition (12 February 2016). Retrieved on 17 February 2016.
  40. Rashmi is tough competition: Rithvik Dhanjani. The Times of India. Retrieved on 15 March 2016.
  41. I hope to win Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa: Rithvik Dhanjani. Hindustan Times.
  42. Rithvik Dhanjani, Ragini Khanna get 'dramebaaz'. dna (3 February 2013). Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  43. TV’s hit couple Rithvik and Asha Negi win ‘Nach Baliye 6′. The Indian Express (2014-02-02). Retrieved on 2014-03-16.
  44. Harshad Chopra and Rithvik Dhanjani bond during the shoot of Dilwalon Ki Diwali. The Times of India. Retrieved on 15 March 2016.
  45. Rithvik Dhanjani, Sayantani Ghosh shoot for 'Dare 2 Dance' - Entertainment. mid-day.com.
  46. Box Cricket League Teams: BCL 2014 Team Details With TV Actors & Names of Celebrities. india.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2014.
  47. Dance Ki Takkar 2: Varun Singh, Gauhar Khan, Rithvik Dhanjani to enter?. india.com. Retrieved on 14 January 2015.
  48. Karan Wahi and Rithvik forced to watch Saas Bahu shows!. The Times of India. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  49. Rithvik Dhanjani steps into Jimmy Carr’s shoes. The Times of India.
  50. Rithvik, Karan 'excited' to co-host 'Nach Baliye 7'. The Indian Express (2015-05-02). Retrieved on 2015-05-16.
  51. Rithvik, Asha to host TV show together for first time. ABP Live. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  52. ‘Siyappa Ishq Ka’ to explore ‘craziness in love’. The Indian Express (10 June 2015). Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  53. Rithvik, Jennifer to co-host 'Dussehra - Jeet Sachchai Kee'. Retrieved on 15 March 2016.
  54. Rithvik Dhanjani ready for Farhan Akhtar’s show. The Asian Age.
  55. In & Out: TV celebs onboard, quit or kicked out. The Times of India. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  56. 200 Actors, 10 Teams, and 1 Winner... Let The Game Begin. The Times of India. Retrieved on 4 March 2016.
  57. Rithvik and Asha to host ZEE TV’s Valentine’s Day Special – ‘Pyaar Ki Yeh Kahani Suno’. The Times of India. Retrieved on 15 March 2016.
  58. So You Think You Can Dance. The Times of India. Retrieved on 19 March 2016.
  59. Rithvik takes up wrestling for his new show 'Man VS Job' - Times of India. Retrieved on 11 October 2016.
  60. Rithvik Dhanjani to host Super Dancer - Times of India. Retrieved on 11 October 2016.
  61. Rithwik Dhanjani to host 'Aye Zindagi' (12 February 2017).
  62. Khatron Ke Khiladi 8: Ravi Dubey, Rithvik Dhanjani and Karan Wahi personify bromance. See photos (29 June 2017).
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  64. ‘Rasoi Ki Jung Mummyon Ke Sung’ on Colors to tantalize your taste buds (13 November 2017).
  65. "Masaba Gupta designs Karan Johar's outfits for India's Next Superstars". IANS. Firstpost. http://www.firstpost.com/entertainment/masaba-gupta-designs-karan-johars-outfits-for-indias-next-superstars-4213009.html. Retrieved November 16, 2017. 
  66. The Twelfth Indian Telly Awards - Nominate your Favourites - Login. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.
  67. 22nd Lions Gold Awards: Naagin’s Adaa Khan, Gautam Rode, Asha-Rithvik, Mona-Iqbal Bag Awards - PICS. www.filmibeat.com. Retrieved on 13 February 2016.

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