Name- Karanvir Bohra
Date of Birth- 28 August 1982
Age- 36 years(as in 2018)
Mother- Madhu Bohra
Father- Mahendra Bohra
Sister- Meenakshi Bohra Vyas, Shivangi Bohra
Marital Status/Marriage- Married
Wife- Teejay Sidhu
Daughter- Raya Bella Bohra, Vienna Bohra (Twins, b.2017)
Height- 5’7 approx.
Weight- 75kg approx.
Net Worth- N/A
Karanvir Bohra is an Indian actor. He is known for his work in small screen industry. Born on 28 August 1982 in Jodhpur, he did his schooling from GD Somani Memorial school in Mumbai. He completed his graduation from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai. The actor rose to fame for his negative role of Prem Bajaj in daily popular soap “Kasautii Zindagii Kay”. He is a well-known name in the television industry and is famous for his elegant style and personality.
Facts About Karanvir Bohra
- Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan are his Favorite Actors.
- Waheeda Rehman, Helen and Vyjayanthimala are his Favorite Actresses.
- Sandwiches, Chocolates and Mawe Ki Barfi are his Favorite Food.
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni is his Favorite Cricketer.
- Dancing, Playing Cricket and Gymming are his Hobbies.
- His real name is Manoj Bohra. He later changed his name to Karanvir Bohra.
- With the dream of becoming an actor, he made his first on-screen appearance as a child artist in the year 1990. He played the role of young Tejaa in Bollywood movie “Tejaa”.
- In the year 2000, he assisted directors for the TV serials like ‘CID’ and ‘Achanak 37 Saal Baad’.
- Not only an actor, Karanvir is also a trained Kathak dancer and had received training from “Pandit Veeru Krishnan” for almost two years.
- He along with Tina Parekh has hosted the reality show ‘Ek Se Badhkar Ek’ in the year 2008.
- He participated in many popular reality shows including Nach Baliye season 4, Mr. & Mrs. TV, Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa season 6, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr ka Blockbuster, Bigg Boss season 12 or more.
- In the year 2012, the actor launched his clothing line for men named ‘Pegasus’ in association with the fashion designer Amy Billmoria.
- In the year 2013, he and his wife Teejay Sidhu produced and acted in a Punjabi movie ‘Love You soniye’.
- He has replaced actor Abhay Deol in the 4th season of Indian crime TV serial ‘Gumrah: End of Innocence’ in 2014. But he quit the show in 2015, when the show started facing financial crisis.
- Karanvir is a fitness freak and visits the gym regularly.
- In 2018, he participated in Bigg Boss 12 along with celebrity like Srishty Rode, Dipika Kakar, Neha Pendse, Sreesanth or many more.
Karanvir Bohra Family
He was born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India into a Marwari family. His mother name is Madhu Bohra and father name is Mahendra Bohra. His father is a filmmaker and mother is a housemaker. He is grandson of late producer ‘Rajkumar Bohra’. He has two sisters named Meenakshi Bohra Vyas and Shivangi Bohra. The actor lives in Mumbai along with his wife and children. He is residing happy and luxurious life.
Karanvir Bohra Wife/ Girlfriend
The actor is married to Teejay Sidhu. The couple tied the knot on 3 November 2006 at Sri Sri Ravishankar Ashram, Bengaluru. They met in a church through model Anupama Chopra who is a common friend. It was love at first sight experience for both of them. Karan confessed that he decided to marry her in their very second meeting. In the year 2017, the couple became proud parents of two cute twin girls named Vienna Bohra and Raya Bella Bohra.
Karanvir Bohra Career/ Television shows
Coming from a filmy background, he always aspired to become an actor. He made his debut as a child artist in the year 1990 for the Bollywood film ‘Tejaa’. The actor also assisted and hosted many television shows. He has been part of many popular daily soaps and reality shows. Here is the list of television shows the actor has been part of:
1999–2000 Just Mohabbat
2000 Achanak 37 Saal Baad
2001 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
2004-2007 Kasautii Zindagii Kay
2006 Ek Se Badhkar Ek
2007 Piya Kay Ghar Jaana Hai
2008 Nach Baliye 4
2008 Mr. & Ms. TV
2008 Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar
2011-2013 Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava?
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6
2013 Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki
2014 Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster
2014 Gumrah: End of Innocence 4
2014 Yeh Hai Aashiqui
2014 - 2015 Qubool Hai
2015 Nach Baliye 7
2016 - 2017 Naagin 2
2017 India's Best Judwaah
2017 Bigg Boss 11
2018 – present Bigg Boss 12
Karanvir Bohra Movies
Not only in small screen industry, he has worked in many Bollywood and Punjabi movies. Here is the list of Bollywood and Punjabi movie the actor has been part of:
2008 Kismat Konnection
2013 Love Yoou Soniye
2014 Mumbai 125 KM
2017 Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi
2018 Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna
Karanvir Bohra Controversies
With name and fame comes controversies, Karan is also indulged in few of them. Here are the controversies he is part of:
- Once Bollywood’s superstar Shahrukh Khan’s vanity van collided with Karan’s parked car, the superstar requested Karan to not to file a case.
- His controversial exit from the Zee TV’s popular show “Qubool Hai” in which he stated that he wasn’t convinced with the show taking a leap in season 3. However, the main reason he chose to quit was low TRP and his role wasn’t enough exciting. Though in an interview, he said he would love to work with the same cast and crew again in the future.
- While hosting an award show, he took actor Anupam Kher’s name wrong. To which Anupam really got agitated and said, “Mera naam announce kardo phir, kahi galti se misprint nahi hua ho”. The next time if there’s a mistake like this accept it and don’t try to cover it. This unexpected remark from Anupam left Karanvir red faced.