Apurva Agnihotri is an Indian Film and Television Actor. He was born on 2 December 1972, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. He is best known for playing the role of Armaan Suri in Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin and Dr. Advaith Khanna in Anupamaa. In 2013, he participated in the famous reality show Bigg Boss. He started his acting career with the film Pardes in 1997. He is also known for films like Lakeer, Dhund, Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai, Kasoor, Hum Ho Gaye Aapke, Krodh and Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin etc. He is also very famous in Indian Television serials like Bepannaah, Saubhagyalaxmi, Aasman Se Aage, Sapna Babul Ka…Bidaai, Kaajjal, and Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin. He also appeared in a few reality shows like Pati Patni Aur Woh, Power Couple, Bigg Boss 7 and Nach Baliye.
Date of birth
2 December 1972
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Age (as in 2021)
49 years old
Armaan Suri in Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin and Dr. Advaith Khanna in Anupamaa
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Apurva AgnihotriCareer –
He started his acting career with the film Pardes in 1997.
In 1999, he played the role of Ashok/Sunil in the Bollywood film Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin.
In 2000, he played the role of Raj Verma in the film Krodh.
In 2001, he played the role of Mohan Sachdev in the film Hum Ho Gaye Aapke.
In the same year, he played the role of Amit in the suspense-thriller film Kasoor.
In 2002, he was seen as Vikram in the film Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai.
In 2003, he played the role of Kunal in the Bollywood adventure film Dhund.
In 2004, he played the role of Rony in the Bollywood film Lakeer.
From 2003-2006, he appeared in TV serial Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, where he played the role of Armaan Suri.
In 2005, he participated in the dance reality show Nach Baliye 1 as a contestant with his wife.
From 2006-2007, he appeared in the TV serial Kaajjal, where he played the role of Dev Pratap Singh.
From 2008-2009, he appeared as Dr. Shekhar Kapoor in Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi.
In 2009, he participated in Pati Patni Aur Woh as a contestant.
In 2010, he appeared in Sapna Babul Ka… Bidaai, as Anmol Rajvansh.
In 2012, he appeared as Dev Chopra in Aasman Se Aage.
In 2013, he participated in the famous reality show Bigg Boss 7.
In 2014, he played the role of Vikram Dhanrajgir in Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara.
From 2014-2015, he appeared in TV serial Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh, as Vikram Ahuja.
In 2015, he participated in the reality show Power Couple, as a contestant.
In 2016, he played the role of Samarth Ranawat in the TV serial Saubhagyalaxmi.
In 2018, he appeared in Bepanaah as Rajveer Dadeech.
After that, he portrayed Harry Somani in ALT Balaji’s Kehne oh Humsafar Hain and Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain 2.
In 2021, he appeared in Star Plus’s serial Anupamaa, in which he played the role of Dr. Advaith Khanna.
Apurva Agnihotri Filmography
Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin
Hum Ho Gaye Aapke Kasoor
Mohan Sachdev Amit
Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai
Apurva Agnihotri Television Shows
Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin
Nach Baliye 1
Dev Pratap Singh
Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi
Dr. Shekhar Kapoor
Pati Patni Aur Woh
Sapna Babul Ka…Bidaai
Aasman Se Aage
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai
Bigg Boss 7
Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara
Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh
Dr. Advait Khanna
Apurva Agnihotri Web-Series
Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain
Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain
Apurva AgnihotriFamily Background –
Apurva Agnihotri was born in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India. He belongs to a Hindu Family. He is the son of Gyandev Agnihotri, who is a screenwriter. There is no information available about his mother and siblings.
Gyan DevAgnihotri (Writer)
Apurva AgnihotriMarital status/ Relationship and More –
Apurva Agnihotri’s marital status is married. In 2004, he married television actress Shilpa Sakhlani.
Shilpa Sakhlani (actress)
Apurva AgnihotriHeight/ Weight & Physical State –
The height of Apurva Agnihotri is approximately 5 feet 8 inches and the bodyweight is around 70 kg. His full body measurements are Chest – 38 Inches, Waist – 32 Inches, and Biceps – 13 Inches. He has black color hair and sparkling star-like black eyes.
5’8″ (173 cm)
70 kg (154 lbs)
Apurva AgnihotriFavourite Things –
New Zealand and Goa
Apurva AgnihotriEducational Qualification –
He did his schooling at Sheiling House School, Kanpur. After that, he got a degree in Bachelor’s of Arts from Bhavan’s College, Andheri, Mumbai.
Sheiling House School, Kanpur
Bhavan’s College, Andheri, Mumbai
Bachelor of Arts
Apurva AgnihotriNet worth –
The net worth of Apurva Agnihotri is estimated to be between Rs25 lakhs – Rs 50 Lakhs Rupees (estimated). Apurva Agnihotri’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor.
Net worth (2021)
Rs25 lakhs – Rs 50 Lakhs Rupees (estimated)
Source of Income
Some lesser-known facts about Apurva Agnihotri –
Does Apurva Agnihotri smoke? No
Does Apurva Agnihotri drink alcohol? Yes
When he was in the Bigg Boss 7 house, he shocked everyone after shaving off his hair for his team to win a task.
He loves listening to Kishore Kumar’s songs.
He has a puppy dog called Hollywood.
In 2005, he participated in Nach Baliye 1 with his wife Shilpa.
His role in the TV serial Jassi Jassi Koi Nahin was liked by the audience and he won the Indian Telly Best Actor Award in 2005 for it.