Karanvir Bohra Wedding:
The incredibly talented actor, Karanvir Bohra, well known as Viraaj of Dil Se Di Dua…Saubhaagyavati Bhava / Dhruv of Sharaarat, the Indian fantasy sitcom, is happily married to his lady love – Teejay Sidhu. She is an actress by profession and has acted in many Punjabi movies as well as TV shows.
Karanvir met Teejay at the Mount Mary Church, Bandra. He fell in love with her and their love story is the perfect example of what one calls Love at First Sight! They tied knot in the year 2006 in the Art of Living Ashram in Bangalore.
He appeared along with his wife on the sets of Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa season 6, aired on Colors TV.
Karanvir Bohra Biography / Family:
Karanvir was born on 28th August in the year 1982. He hails from a Marwari Hindu family in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. He completed his schooling from GD Memorial high school, Mumbai. After his schooling, he pursued his higher studies from the well renowned Sydenham College.
He is son to Mr. Mahindra Bohra and Mrs. Madhu Bohra. Karanvir has got a sister named Meenakshi Bohra. He belongs to a film background as his grandfather Mr. Ramkumar Bohra is one of the most well known actor – turned – producer – turned – director. Karanvir happens to be close friends with bollywood superstar, Salman Khan. He learnt acting from the famous legend, B.P. Kumar, maker of some of the most popular TV shows like Aahat, CID etc.
Karanvir Bohra TV Serials:
The 31 year old guy bagged lead as well as cameo roles in many popular Indian TV shows. He debuted in the small screen industry in the year 1999 with the youth popular romance show, Just Mohabbat in which he played the role of a cool guy named Kabir, aired on Sony Entertainment Television.
Next, he donned a small role in Ekta Kapoor’s top rated show Kyunki Saans Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, aired on the channel Star Plus. Here, he enacted the role of Tushar.
Karanvir bagged the lead role in the Indian version of the Hollywood series Sabrina – The Witch, Sharaarat – Thoda Jaadu, Thodi Nazaakat, wherein he played the role of a good looking college guy named Dhruv. He played the love interest of the female lead, Jiya (played by stunning actress Shruti Seth who was last seen in the movie Raajneeti).
Other daily soaps in which he donned minute roles include Balaji Telefilm’s Kkusum where he played the role of Nakul, Kasautii Zindagi Kay where he played the role of Prem / Yudi opposite actress Tina Parekh (who portrayed the role of Shruti Agarwal in Ekta Kapoor’s Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii), Kabhi Kabhi Pyaar Kabhi Kabhi Yaar etc.
He also hosted the reality show EK Se Badhkar Ek, aired on Star One. Karanvir had been one of the contestants of the cookery based show Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki, aired on the channel Life OK.
Karanvir Bohra in Dil Se Di Dua…Saubhaagyavati Bhava:
The cool dude donned the lead role in the daily soap Dil Se Di Dua…Saubhaagyavati Bhava wherein he portrayed the role of an obnoxious and over possessive husband named Viraaj Dobriyal. He is paired opposite talented actress Sriti Jha (currently essaying the character of Ganga in family drama Balika Vadhu) who played the role of his wife, Jaahnvi.
The plot starts with Viraaj falling in love with Jaahnvi during his college days. He proposes toher and they get married. To the world outside, Viraaj seemed to be the ideal husband but Jaahnvi had to deal with the real Viraaj who dominated and tortured her. She made repeated attempts to change her husband’s abusive nature but all in vain! Unable to bear the domestic violence, Jaahnvi fakes her death and leaves home. She changes her identity to Sia and moves to a different city. The story takes a one year leap where changes in circumstances are shown.
Unfortunately the psychological thriller went off air soon due to change in its theme. The show lost its charm and fell flat as the story about the actual leads (Viraaj and Jaahnvi) was no longer being shown. It got replaced with Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki.
There has been gossip that Dil Se Di Dua…Saubhaagyavati Bhava will be back with season 2 but nothing is confirmed. There is also news that the owner of the show has been saying that he would start the show once he gets a good script.
Karanvir Bohra Achievements:
The Saubhagyavati Bhava actor picked many Awards as well as Nominations for his acting in various shows:
Star Parivaar Awards
Best Yogya jodi
Kasautii Zindagii Kay
Indian Telly Awards
Best Actor in Negative Role
Dil Se Di Dua – Saubhagyavati Bhava
Zee Gold Awards
Best Actor in Negative Role(Critics)
Indian Television Academy Awards
Best Actor in a Negative Role
Karanvir Bohra Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 6:
The charming actor also participated in the biggest celeb dance reality show Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa season 6, aired on Colors TV. Karanvir is a trained dancer as well. He impressed the judges (actress Madhuri Dixit, film maker Karan Johar and choreographer cum director Remo D’Souza) as well as the audience with his stunning performances. He gave a tough competition to his peers on the platform of Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa (JDJ).
Karanvir tried new dance forms. He experimented with difficult tasks. During his rehearsal, he revealed that he was tired of getting 8 and 9 marks constantly and in order to impress the judges especially Karan Johar, he dressed up as a woman and performed on the floors of JDJ 6. He wanted to score a perfect 30 by performing the special act.
He performed well and managed to survive in the show. But he got eliminated due to less number of votes and could not make it up till the end.
Karanvir Bohra Filmography:
The 5 feet 7 inch actor also tried his hand in the film industry. He acted in the movie Kismat Konnection starring actor Shahid Kapoor and Vidya Balan in the lead roles. He portrayed a negative role in the movie. He played the role of a businessman named Dev Katariya.
Some of the other movies in which he bagged roles include Teja in the year 1990 wherein he played a child artiste with the name Teja. The film starred actors Sanjay Dutt, Kimi Katakar and Amrish Puri in lead roles.
Karanvir debuted on the silver screen as a producer with the Punjabi movie Luv You Soniye. The movie is all set to release and is expected to go on the floors this October. The film has Karanvir and wife Teejay in lead roles and is an entertaining family movie.The film also features actors Vindu Dara Singh (son of Dara Singh / winner of Bigg Boss Season 4), Upasana Singh, Raghu Ram and singer Harry Anand. Karanvir and Teejay are very excited about the film’s release and expect an overwhelming response!
Karanvir Bohra Slam Book:
The handsome hunk reveals that apart from acting, going to gym is a must for him! Karanvir works out for almost 30 – 45 minutes a day, before shoots and after pack up. He wakes up at about 6 in the morning and goes for cardio and at 10 PM he prefers doing weight training. He does not tend to gain weight easily and takes at least six months or so to put on muscles. He is proud of his chest and shoulders and works on his chest only once a month. Karanvir says that has got a great frame which he has inherited from his dad. Going to the gym is like going to office for him!
His sex appeal and magnetism has made him the hottest and most stylish TV actor ever, as voted by MTV. Karanvir is also one of the most well dressed men in the Indian television industry. He shares few of his favourite items with his fans:
Favourite colour: Yellow as it is funky as well as very bright!
Favourite dish: Indian. He is a pure vegetarian, though he includes eggs in his diet as he feels that in order to stay fit and healthy, egg is an important part of one’s daily diet. He eats small portions every two hours which is a mix of carbohydrates and proteins. Karanvir usually carries food from home but in case he hasn’t he prefers having sandwiches or something light. He has grown up eating sweets as he is a Marwari and is very fond of having Mawe ki Barfi served in any form be it hot, cold or mashed with ice cubes!
Favourite actor: SRK and Salman Khan!
Favourite movies: Lamhe, Memento, Matrix!
Favourite holiday destination: Maldives!
Favourite perfume: Attar!
Favourite cricketer: Karanvir is crazy about Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MSD)! He is an ardent cricket buff and recently got to meet his favourite cricketer MSD along with Suresh Raina. He is still in touch with Suresh Raina and also said that MSD is the most humble person he has ever met! MSD knighted him with his skull stick which he used in the TV show Dil Se Di Dua…Saubhaagyavati Bhava which thrilled him!