Karan Shah is a well-known figure in varying fields as an actor, director and also an ex-model. Karan and his spouse, actress Bhavana Balsawar, daughter of famous actress Shubha Khote, have been married since February 8, 2011, whom he had been dating for 12 years. Earlier the couple had worked together on shows like ' No Problem' and 'Oh Daddy' on Zee TV. He is also the nephew of film artist Tina Munim. This Gujarat-born actor's debut film was 'Jawaani' (1984) where he shared the screen with Neelam Kothari.

This romantic movie was a success in the box-office and established Karan as one of the leading actors in the film industry. Karan's ' The Monster' released in the year 1993 was well appreciated in the box office. He played a lead role in the shelved movie ' Sparsh' (1998) which also starred Chandni, Anil Dhawan and Mayuri Kango. Some of his other renown movies were 'The Monster' (1993), 'Chor Pe Mor' (1990), 'Anokhi Chaal' (1995) and 'Pucca Badmaash' (1992).At present Karan is chairing the position of a senior producer for the production giants 'Reliance Big Pictures'.

Karan Panthaky Hindi Actor

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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