Karan Kapoor is an actor and model who was in the Bollywood film industry during the 70s and 80s. He later moved to a new profession which was photography, leaving behind his acting career. He was born to one of the greatest actors in the history of Bollywood and Padma Bhushan recipient, Shashi Kapoor and his wife, late Jennifer Kendal.

He was born on January 17th in the year 1962 in the city of Mumbai in Maharashtra. He was born into one of the biggest and most successful family in the history of Bollywood cinema industry, the Kapoors. He was born as the grandson to Prithviraj Kapoor, one of the most important figures in the history of Hindi theater. He was born as a nephew to Bollywood legends, Shammi Kapoor, and Raj Kapoor.

His mother’s family was also involved actively with British theater. Born into a family full of stars and people so actively involved with acting, Karan was also expected to make his mark in the industry. In the year 1978, he made his acting debut in the film, ‘ Junoon’ by Shyam Benegal.

He later appeared as ‘Davie’ in the film ’36 Chowringhee Lane’ in the year 1981 which was made by his father, Shashi Kapoor. He later appeared in a few movies like ‘Sultanat’ in 1986 where he played ‘Samir’, ‘Loha’ in 1987 and the year 1988, in ‘ Afsar’. He appeared in a few television serials. In the year 1984, he appeared in the British TV series, ‘The Jewel In The Crown’ as ‘Colin Lindsey’.

His foreign features limited his career and acted as a factor which restrained him from receiving offers in Bollywood movies. He later left behind acting and started to follow his passion which was photography. He moved to England and settled in London in the city of Chelsea with his family including Lorna, his wife, and children, Aliya and Zak. He received the International Photography Awards in the year 2009 for ‘Old Couple’ one of his best works in photography.

Karan Jotwani Hindi Actor

Karan Jotwani

Karan Jotwani is a young charming serial actor, who performs in Hindi serials. Yeh Hai Aashiqui, Laut Aao Trisha and Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan are the popular shows that made him very popular. He has got lots and lots of female fans all around India. He is born and brought up in Mumbai. After completing his graduation, he was working in the digital printing sector. The tiresome job made him to resign from his company and he searched for the job to act in the ad films. He preferred modeling rather than acting. He heard about an audition for channel V. He participated in the audition and found out that there is an actor inside him. Then he got opportunities to act in the serials. But still his passion is not acting. If he was not an actor, he could have become a sports person. He is also interested in writing and if he did not come to act, he could have become a journalist too. He loves his character Aryaman in the serial Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan. He says that it reflects him, as he is cool and energetic in the real life. Karan has done lots of roles that are not categorized within a limit. He has acted as a charming lover boy, a drug addicted person, cocky youngster and even a normal innocent guy. All these characters were performed by him in a casual way. Karan wants to do the challenging roles that are criticized. He wants to act as a mentally challenged person and a person who have lots of issues in his life. He feels that these roles could bring out more facial expression than any other roles. Karan Jotwani has huge followers in Facebook and Twitter. He responds to the fans in a friendly manner. Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan in MTV has brought many fans to this charming guy.

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Karan Panthaky

Karan Panthaky is a television-cum-film actor who made his acting debut during the mid-2000s. He made his first debut on small screen with a TV series’ Saarrthi’ which was telecast in 2004 on Star Plus TV channel. The actor made his stint in acting with this serial but left the series after eight months. The reason he cited then was that he did not like working in television. The other reason was that he got a bit role in Bollywood alongside Salman Khan. The movie that he signed was ‘Marigold’ which released in 2007 and had Salman Khan and an American actress "Ali" Larter in lead roles. The film did not have a lengthy role for Karan Panthaky but he enjoyed doing the film. Karan had told media for leaving television career was that although the tele field had given him higher remuneration but he felt his career was not moving in right direction. Karan Panthaky played the role of Aksh in ‘Saarrthi’ TV series which had four years long-run in Star TV channel. Before making his debut in Bollywood, the actor also had an association with a BBC series 'Sharpe’s Challenge’ where he acted with Toby Stephens. It was a British TV film made in 2006, usually shown in two parts, based on Bernard Cornwell’s fiction novel which narrated the soldier Richard Sharpe during Napoleonic wars. Contrary to it, the TV film was not exactly what the novel was based but it used and adapted some characters and storylines. In this TV film, Karan Panthaky played the role of Khande Rao. In the year 2007, he acted in a Hindi film ‘Silsilay’ which was written and directed by noted film critic Khalid Mohammed. The film had an extended appearance of Bollywood Baadshah Shahrukh Khan. In this movie, Karan Panthaky played the role of Kay Kay Menon’s son. The film was divided into three stories and Karan appeared in the third story. Shahrukh Khan was the narrator in the film. In addition, he even shot a video album directed by Kabeer Kaushik. The actor had a resemblance with actor Vivek Oberoi. Karan was born on December 31, 1984. He was a trained at the New York Film Academy in NYC and then arrived at gates of Bollywood pursuing his dreams of acting. The actor also associated with “Jhoome Jiiya Re" a dance based soap opera. He later got involved in writing scripts for various television shows even.

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Karan Panthaky Hindi Actor