|Name Karan Wahi|
Education University of Delhi
Parents Arun Wahi
|Height 1.81 m|
|Nominations Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance – Male|
Movies and TV shows Nach Baliye, Dill Mill Gayye, Kuch Toh Log Kahenge, Remix, Daawat‑e‑Ishq
Similar People Gautam Rode, Karan Singh Grover, Rithvik Dhanjani, Jennifer Winget, Karan Kundra
Karan wahi profile
Karan Wahi (born 9 June 1986) is an Indian former cricketer turned actor, model and host. Wahi played Under-19s national cricket for Delhi. After moving to Mumbai, he started his television career with the 2004 television show Remix on Star One, through which he garnered fame. His role as Dr. Siddhant Modi in the popular youth show Dill Mill Gayye rose him to further fame. In addition to his acting career, Wahi has participated in stage shows and has hosted several awards and TV shows. He made his Bollywood movie debut with a supporting role in Habib Faisal's romantic comedy film Daawat-e-Ishq in 2014. He was seen in Colors TV's comedy show Comedy Nights Bachao.
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Early life and cricket career
Wahi was born on 9 June 1986 into a Punjabi family in Delhi. He did his schooling from St. Mark's Senior Secondary Public School and completed his higher education at the IILM Institute, Delhi University.
Wahi began his career as a cricketer, representing St. Mark's Senior Secondary Public School during his school days. In 2003, he was selected for the Under-19 cricket team for Delhi alongside Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan. Owing to a major injury, Wahi had to leave the sport and enrolled in a marketing course to join his father's business.
In 2004, Wahi rose to fame after getting cast in the lead role of Ranveer Sisodia in the show Remix.
Wahi started his acting career with the 2004 "Rose Audio Visuals" television series Remix, where he portrayed the lead role of Ranveer Sisodia, the angry lover boy character, opposite Shweta Gulati. The story of the show was based on the lives of 12th-grade students in an elite school for the kids of the rich and the famous, and scholarship students from poorer families. His performance in the show won him the Indian Telly Award for GR8 Best Male Newcomer.
After a break from fiction shows, Wahi made a comeback in the 2009 Colors TV's soap opera Mere Ghar Aayi Ek Nanhi Pari as the male lead opposite Mugdha Chaphekar. By the following year, he featured in the second season of Cinevistaas Limited productions' medical drama series Dill Mill Gayye alongside an ensemble cast.
He was also seen playing the supporting role of a fun-loving guy, Rohan in mid-December 2011 on Sony Entertainment Television's romance-drama series Kuch Toh Log Kahenge. The show was the Indian adaption of the Pakistani television drama series Dhoop Kinare. He was cast alongside Kritika Kamra and Mohnish Behl. In 2012, Wahi was paired with Chhavi Pandey to play the lead in Shontara Productions' anthology series Teri Meri Love Stories. In 2016, Wahi played the lead character in &TV's Kahani Hamari...Dil Dosti Deewanepan Ki.
Wahi signed his first movie with Habib Faisal's romantic comedy film Daawat-e-Ishq in 2014. He was seen in a supporting role of a Hyderabadi boy, Amjad alongside Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapur.
He also signed to play the male lead opposite Rhea Chakraborty in the 2014 romantic drama film Babbu Ki Jawani, produced by Amritpal Singh Bindra, under the UTV Spotboy productions.
In September 2015, Wahi was seen as a comedian contestant alongside Bharti Singh in Colors TV's comedy show Comedy Nights Bachao.
Television host and presenter
Wahi has been the host of various red carpet events and awards shows including the Indian Telly Awards and Star Guild Awards. He was the co-host of two seasons of the dance reality show Nach Baliye along with Gautam Rode, for which he received a nomination for the Favourite Host at Star Parivaar Awards (2014). He also hosted the additional series of the same show, Sriman vs Srimati along with Aishwarya Sakhuja.
In July 2012, he was one of the hosts of the red carpet segment for the 5th Zee Gold Awards. Along with Mandira Bedi, he was next seen co-hosting the singing reality show Indian Idol Junior. In 2015, he replaced Jay Bhanushali for the second season as the host of Dance India Dance Super Moms.
Other work and appearances
In March 2008, Wahi was a contestant in the celebrity talent hunt show Mr. & Ms. TV judged by filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar and actress Sonali Bendre. In September 2011, he appeared in the travel reality show Ritz Jee Le Ye Pal, which he won. He entered as a wild card in the fifth season of BBC Productions' celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, but was eliminated next month. He is all set to participate in the next season of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2017.
Wahi was seen in two episodes of Colors Television's popular comedy talk show Comedy Nights with Kapil. He was also a part of the winning team of the first season of the reality show Box Cricket League. In March 2015, he participated in the reality game show India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun?, hosted by actor Shah Rukh Khan.
In addition to acting, Wahi has also supported various charitable organisations. In 2012, he joined the All Stars Football Club, a celebrity football club that raises fund for India's largest non-profit organisations. He has also participated in the Gold Charity Soccer matches to raise funds for supporting the junior artists of the industry. In August 2014, he took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge to spread awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
In 2013, Wahi featured at number 46 in the UK newspaper Eastern Eye's "Sexiest Asian Man on the Planet" list.