Birthday: 23-11-1983
Age: 35
Star sign: Sagittarius

Karan Patel is an Indian television actor born on 23rd of November, 1983, in Calcutta. He comes from a Gujarati family. His father, Nishit Patel, is a businessman by profession and Karan is the only child of his parents. He completed his schooling from Utpal Sanghvi School and graduation from Mithibai College, Mumbai. Later, he joined Kishore Namit Kumar’s Acting School and Shiamak Davar’s Dance Classes.

He started his career from Ekta Kapoor’s popular drama, Kasauti Zindagi Ki, and after that he appeared in Ekta Kapoor's other dramas, Kesar and Kavyanjali, which were aired in 2005. In 2006, he again did TV serials like Karam Apna Apna and Kasam Se. His first main lead role was in ‘ Kasturi’, in 2007, where he played the character of Robbie Sabharwal.

In 2007, he showed his dancing skills in ‘ Nach Baliye’, with his partner, Amita Chandekar. After Nach Baliye, they broke up. In 2012, he participated in Star Plus’s reality show, ‘Survivor India’. He again took part in another dance reality show called Jhalak Dikhhla Ja, which aired on Star Plus in 2013. He entered Jhalak Dikhhla Ja as a wild card entry, but got evicted very soon. In 2010, he started his Bollywood career with Mahesh Manjrekar’s ‘ City of Gold’. In 2013, he starred in Sanjay Gupta’s ‘Shootout At Vadala’.

In 2014, he achieved the 7th Boroplus Gold Award for Best Actor, Best Debut Jodi with Divyanka Tripathi for Garv Indian TV awards, Favourite Naya Sadasya for Ye Hai Mohabbatein, and favourite International Jodi with Divyanka Tripathi. Currently, he is appearing in Star Plus’s drama, Yeh Hai Mohabbatien, in which he is playing the role of Raman Kumar Omprakash Bhalla. The character of Raman Kumar Omprakash Bhalla is praised by the audience very much.

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Karan Patel is a famous Indian small screen actor. He was born in Calcutta, West Bengal, India, on 23 November, 1983. Karan’s father, Nitish Patel, was a businessman. He has done his schooling in Mumbai from Utpal Shanghvi School.

He has graduated from Mithibai College in Mumbai. He has been a student of Shiamak Davar’s Dance Class. He has also attended the University of the Arts, London, and has taken acting lessons at the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute. Karan is an actor and model.

He debuted into television with the Hindi serial, ’Kasturi’, in 2005, that was telecasted on Star Plus channel. In ’Kasturi’, he played the lead role of “Robbie Sabarwal”. Before getting the lead role for ‘Kasturi’, he had played some supporting roles for Balaji Telefilms.

In the famous serial, ‘Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki’, he had played the role of “Vigyaat”. He had acted in other famous daily soaps like ‘ Kasautii Zindagii Kay’, and also ‘Kasam Se’. He has also been a part of the dance reality shows, Nach Baliye 3 and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa's Season 6. He was also associated with the show, Survivor India.

Also, he happens to be the host of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa's Season 7. Currently, Karan is acting as “Raman Kumar Bhalla” in the immensely popular daily soap named ‘Ye Hai Mohabbatein’. Karan’s character is the lead male character in this serial with Divyanka Tripathi as Ishita, and Anita Hassanandani as Shagun, as the female leads.

In this, Karan is playing the role of a highly successful business tycoon. Owing to his acting prowess and the justice that he has done to this role, Raman has won the 2015 Zee Gold Awards for the Best Actor (popular).

This is the second time in a row that he had received this award. Also, he has received the Indian Telly Awards in 2014 for The Best Jodi, along with Divyanka Tripathi. Karan debuted in Bollywood through the movie, 'City of Gold', in the year 2010.

Following this, he has also acted in ‘Shootout at Wadala’. Karan Patel married his girlfriend, Ankita Bhargava, on 3 May, 2015. The marriage took place in a traditional Gujarati style. Also, on 30 April, 2015, the couple hosted a cocktail party to indulge in the festivities of their marriage. The couple is triumphal after the wedding.

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