Karan Wahi is an Indian presenter and an actor who predominantly stars in Hindi serials and movies. He was born on June 9, 1986, into a Punjabi Sikh family, in the city of Mohali. He is originally from the city of Delhi and finished his schooling from St. Mark’s School in Meera Bagh. He then attended the IILM Institute for Higher Education and Delhi University. Reportedly, his favorite actors are SRK and
Amitabh Bachchan. He is a passionate drummer, and apart from acting, he also loves dancing and is a self-admitted video game freak.
He came to Mumbai wanting to become a cricketer, but he had to quit due to an injury, so he ended up auditioning for actor roles, and has come a long way to become a popular figure among youngsters through the small screen. His first TV serial was the Star One show, ‘
Remix’, where he played the role of Ranveer Sisodia. Then, he joined and became a runner-up in Sony TV’s,
Sitaare Zameen Par: Mr. and Ms. Television, in 2009, along with
Purbi Joshi. In the same year, he appeared as the responsible, Rajveer Malhotra, in Mere Ghar Aayi Ek Nanhi Pari, on Colors TV.
After his successful TV shows, he was roped in to appear in the second season of the show, Dil Mil Gayye, in the lead role opposite
Jennifer Winget. He plays a supporting role in the drama series, Baat Hamari Pakki Hai, and also in Hindi serial, Kuch Toh Log Kahenge, both on Sony Entertainment Television India. In 2012, he made an episodic in the anthology series, Teri Meri Love Stories, together with the actress,
Chhavi Pandey. Aside from acting, Karan used to dance as well. He was a wildcard entry in Season 5 of the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5, on Colors TV. Subsequently, he hosted
Nach Baliye 5,
Indian Idol Junior and Nach Baliye 6.
He won the Best Newcomer award in 2005 for his role in Remix, and also won the ITA Milestone Award in 2010 with the cast of Remix. He will soon be debuted in three films. He enjoys acting, as much as hosting, and he jokes that he is dating himself as he thinks is not a very good boyfriend. He also thinks that it might be time for him to get married soon. He assures his fans that he isn’t hiding anything and will be seen very soon on the big screen. Having played cricket for Delhi, he is friends with
Shikhar Dhawan and