People from all around the world come to Bollywood to make something of themselves. They work hard so that they can make their distinct identity and so that their name can be known all over the world. However, there is a certain group of actors now who are particularly troubled in this aspect, as they have perhaps the most common name in the history of cinema. Every movie, every show, will have at least person associated with it whose name is Karan. And it is so common that we had no trouble accumulating a list of 20 Karans for you, all of who have worked in the tinsel town and share the same name.
Hands down the most famous Karan of them all, Karan Johar happens to have given out so many hits that he is now considered half of the industry. He is a very social person and can be seen constantly on his phone. Moreover, he is also friends with almost the entire industry and is the permanent judge of a lot of top reality shows on television, where people come with the sole aim of being noticed by him.
The actor has a career behind him, but what he is doing now is something else altogether. His popularity has touched new heights due to his association with Ye Hai Mohobbatein, where he plays the male lead. He wins almost every award that he is nominated for and has developed a huge fan base due to the show. Recently, the actor also started going to the gym and has buffed up considerably.
The actor has done a lot of shows, and has proved his metal by doing all sorts of roles, be it that of a psycho husband cum murderer in Saubhagyavati Bhava, or the doting lover in
Qubool Hai. Recently, the actor started to appear in the new season of ‘
Naagin’, where he happens to show great chemistry with the female lead
Mouni Roy. This means that his career is bound to get a revamp and he will definitely be touching new heights like
Arjun Bijlani did due to the previous season of the show.
Karan Singh Grover
The actor was beyond popular when he was a part of
Dill Mill Gayye. Despite a divorce, his female fans stayed loyal and continued to love him as he went ahead in his life with
Jennifer Winget and took up the role of Asad in Qubool Hai. However, he proved to prefer his parties over his work and was thrown out of the show. The actor then divorced his second wife and started shooting for his Bollywood debut, ‘
Alone’. Things have only gone downhill for him since then, and the only good thing that has happened is his marriage to
The actor, who also happens to be a fitness enthusiast, has stolen a lot of hearts with his chocolate boy looks. He first came into picture with a small role in the show Dill Mill Gayye, and since then, he has only grown. He has also hosted a lot of reality shows and award functions. He is also a cricketer, and was a part of the under-19 cricket team of India.
Although the actor has now become less visible on mainstream television, he still continues to work. After he achieved great popularity with his show Kitni Mohabbat Hai, he went on to do films, which did not fare very well. He also appeared in Roadies, then in more shows like Yeh Kaha Aa Gaye Hum. These days his affair with his model girlfriend is keeping him in the news.
The actor first came into public eye with a small role in the film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. Then he went on to do two more shows before he did Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behena Hai where he met and fell in love with his girlfriend Krystle D Souza. The actor has since appeared in a lot of shows as host and walked the ramp for big names.
The actor has won a lot of credit for his acting, along with a best actor award for his role in Punar Vivah. After having appeared in several television shows, the actor is now the male lead of the show Bahu Humari Rajni_Kant, where he plays the troubled husband cum creator of his wife Rajni, who is actually a robot, but he must hide the fact from his family.
The actor has been a part of the show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai for a lot of years now, and has recently quit the show for various reasons. A few of them are that he did not want to portray an old man, and that he had never gotten along well with
Hina Khan, who used to portray the character of his wife and was the female lead of the show. Now the actor is all set to appear in the latest season of
The actor has stolen a lot of hearts with the way he looks and how fit he is. He has appeared in many shows, his first show being Bade Acche Lagte Hai by
Ekta Kapoor and Kaisi Yeh Yariyaan being one of his more popular shows. He has also appeared in an episode of Yeh Hai Ashiqui.
A model and an actor, Karan Chhabra’s latest project is MTV Splitsvilla, which is a dating show. However, he has been the winner of the show ‘
Superstud’. He had participated in and won the very first season of the show. He has also appeared in shows like
Private Investigator and The Serial.
Kunal Karan Kapoor
The actor debuted with the show ‘
Remix’ in the year 2004 and has since then appeared in a lot of popular shows like
Doli Armaano Ki, ‘
Uttaran’ and so on. However, his work that he is best known for remains Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha, where he played a carefree journalist who falls in love with a widow who is a mother to two children.
One of the lost pieces of the Kapoor clan in Bollywood, Karan Kapoor is the son of the late Jennifer Kendal and
Shashi Kapoor. The actor was a model and then became an actor but could only do limited roles as his mother was of British descent and the same transferred to him in his looks.
Shammi Kapoor and
Raj Kapoor are his paternal uncles.
The actor gained prominence with his role in Miley Jab Hum Tum, where he played the stupid brother of both the female leads. He has since appeared in a lot of small roles in shows. He is a married man and lives happily with his wife.
The actor has worked in a lot of shows, and is believed to be aesthetically charming when it comes to his personality. All of his shows have had him portraying varied characters and he has played them all with a lot of conviction. He started off with the show
Jugni Chali Jalandhar, then he became a part of various popular shows like Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon and Jeanie Aur Juju among others. Now the actor will soon be seen recreating his role as Vikram in the show Diya Aur Baati Hum.
16. Karan Brar
He is more of a YouTube personality, and gas appeared in several Hollywood shows too. Because of the big platform he is on, he has acquired a lot of fans at a very young age and has no plans of stopping as he juggles his studies and his career.
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Another famous Karan, the actor has played several characters in several shows, including his role in the popular show Pavitra Rishta that became as popular as Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki. The actor has since appeared in several shows, short films and YouTube web series and rumor has it that he currently dating his Pavitra Rishta co-star
The dancer and choreographer became popular when he appeared in a dance reality show. Although he was heavily into classical dancing and dances like a dream, his fans could not fail to notice how handsome the light eyed man is.
The actor made his debut with a very popular show, called Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behena Hai. He then went on to appear in several other shows and played the lead character in a few shows like
Singhasan Battisi that aired on Sony Pal. The actor is currently essaying the role of Lakshman in the show
Siya Ke Ram that airs on Star Plus.
The actor has been a part of many shows since the beginning of his career in 2009, where he was a part of the show
Pyaar Ka Bandhan. Since then, he has appeared in several shows and was last seen in one of the episodes of
Yeh Hai Aashiqui.