Karanvir Bohra

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Karanvir Bohra
Karanvir Bohra at Nikitin Dheer's wedding reception.jpg
Bohra at ISPA launch at Andheri
Born
Manoj Bohra

(1982-08-28) 28 August 1982 (age 38)[1]
NationalityIndian
Alma materSydenham College[3]
OccupationActor, Producer,[4] Designer[5]
Years active1998-present
Spouse(s)Teejay Sidhu[6][7][8]
Parent(s)Mahendra Bohra (father)[9]

Karanvir Bohra (previously known as Manoj Bohra)[11] is an Indian movie and television actor. He married Teejay Sidhu in 2006.[12][13][14] Bohra appeared in Star Plus TV show Kasautii Zindagii Kay as Prem.[15] He then played the role of Dev Kataria in the movie Kismat Konnection.[16] In 2012, he did a Punjabi movie with his wife Teejay Sidhu named Love Yoou Soniye.[17] and played the lead role of Viraj Dobriyal, a psychologically disabled man who has mood swings, in the TV show Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava?,[18][19] in which his character was described by The Indian Express as "perhaps the most popular baddie on television".[20] He participated in 2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6.[21][22] In 2014, he did a horror movie named Mumbai 125 KM[23] and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi with his wife Teejay Sidhu.[24][25] He plays the role of Aahil Raza Ibrahim in Qubool Hai.[26][27][28]

Life and family[change | change source]

Bohra with his wife Teejay Sidhu at Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover's wedding

Bohra was born on 28 August 1982 in Jodhpur to a Marwari family.[29] He is the son of filmmaker Mahendra Bohra and grandson of actor-producer Ramkumar Bohra.[30][31] Producer Sunil Bohra is his first cousin.[32] He has a sister, Meenakshi.[33] He attended G. D. Somani Memorial School, Cuffe Parade.[34] He was student of Sydenham College, Churchgate.[35] Bohra had received training in kathak for two years with Pandit Veeru Krishnan.[36][37] Bohra married to model-VJ Teejay Sidhu at the Sri Sri Ravishankar Ashram, Bengaluru in 2006.[38][39] In 2007, Bohra changed his name from Manoj to Karanvir.[40] Earlier Bohra and his wife used to stay at Lokhandwala in Andheri, Mumbai,[41] in 2014, he shifted to Goregaon, a locality in the Mumbai Suburban district.[42] Bohra has been involved in cleanliness and meditation activities.[43][44]

Filmography[change | change source]

Movies[change | change source]

Year Title Role Ref(s)
1990 Tejaa Tejaa (kid)
2008 Kismat Konnection Dev Kataria (cameo) [45][46]
2012 Famous Azhar [47][48]
2013 Chemistry Rohan [49]
2013 Love Yoou Soniye Karanvir Singh Gill/Producer [50][51]
2014 Mumbai 125 KM Prem [52][53]

Television[change | change source]

Fiction shows[change | change source]

Year Title Role Ref(s)
1999–2000 Just Mohabbat Kabir [54]
2001 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Tushar
2003-2006 Shararat Dhruv [55]
2005-2007 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Prem Bajaj/Yudi [56]
2006-2007 Kkusum Nakul Oberoi
2006 Piya Kay Ghar Jaana Hai Altaaf [57]
2011-2013 Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava? Viraj Dobriyal [58][59]
2013 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Rohan [60]
2014 - 2015 Qubool Hai Aahil Raza Ibrahim [61][62]
2016-2017 Naagin 2 Rocky pratap singh

Non-fiction shows[change | change source]

Year Title Role Ref (s)
2006 Jodee Kamaal Ki Contestant [63]
2006 Ek Se Badhkar Ek Host [64]
2008 Nach Baliye 4 Contestant [65]
2008 Mr. & Ms. TV Contestant [66]
2008 Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar Contestant [67]
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 Contestant [68][69][70]
2013 Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki Contestant [71][72][73]
2014 Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster Contestant [74][75]
2014 Gumrah: End of Innocence 4 Host [76]
2015 Nach Baliye 7 Contestant [77]
2017 bigg boss 11 guest
2018 bigg boss 12 Contestant

Events and other appearances[change | change source]

Year Title Role Ref (s)
2013 20th Screen Awards Host [78][79]
2013 Holi Ladakpan Ki Performer [80]
2013 Azaadi Mangal Pandey [81]
2014 Dawat-E-Eid Aahil Raza Ibrahim [82][83][84]
2014 Dil Se Nachein India Waale Finale Performer [85][86]
2014 Zee 20 Cricket League Aahil Raza Ibrahim [87][88]
2015 Holi Bemisaal Aahil Raza Ibrahim [89][90]
2015 Farah Ki Dawat Guest [91][92]

Awards[change | change source]

Year Award Category Work Result
2006 Indian Telly Awards Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role Kasautii Zindagii Kay Nominated[93]
2012 Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava? Won[94]
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor in a neagative role Won[95]
2014 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Jodi shared with Surbhi Jyoti Qubool Hai Nominated[96]
Favourite Popular Face - Male

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