Hiten Tejwani is an Indian television Actor and Model who is known for his several roles in fictional popular soaps and participation in the reality series Bigg Boss 11. Hiten Tejwani was born on 5 March 1974, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India into a middle-class Hindu Sindhi family, He was born to his father Jethanand Bhojraj (cloth merchant) and mother Asha (homemaker). He was born and raised in Mumbai with his brothers Hitesh and Nitin.
Hitten has completed her primary education at the Saint Francis D’Assisi High School, Mumbai, and later on graduated from the Jai Hind College, Mumbai. He started her acting career in 1999 with his first filmography debut in Vaastav: The Reality as a goon. Hitten, later on, appeared in Ekta Kapoor’s serial Ghar Ek Mandir, which was aired on Sony TV. He has also appeared in Ekta Kapoor’s many daily soaps such as Kabhi Sautan Kabhi Sahelii on Metro Gold, Kaahin Kisii Roz on Star Plus, and Kutumb on Sony TV with Gauri Pradhan, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan.
He is best known for playing the role of Karan Mihir Virani in the TV serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2003-2008) for which he won several awards. He is also best known for the TV serials like Kutumb and Pavitra Rishta. He started working as an assistant director and an editor. He started his career with the serial Ghar Ek Mandir in 2000. Hiten made his debut in Bollywood with the movie Vaastav: The Reality, later on, appeared in movies like Joggers Park, Krishna Cottage, Anwar, Entertainment, Love Games, Kalank, Unkahee, and Nobel Peace (film). He has also participated in the dance reality show Nach Baliye season 2 in 2006. In 2017, he also participated in one of the most controversial shows, Bigg Boss season 11.
|Date of birth||5 March 1974|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Age (as in 2021)||47 years old|
|Famous Role||Karan Mihir Virani in TV serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra India|
|Hobbies||Watching films, reading|
Hitten Tejwani Career –
- He made his acting debut with the film Vaastav: The Reality (1999).
- From 2000-to 2002, he played a role in Ekta Kapoor’s serial Ghar Ek Mandir, which was aired on Sony TV.
- Subsequently, he appeared in Kapoor’s soaps Kabhii Sautan Kabhi Sahelii on Metro Gold, Kaahin Kissii Roz on Star Plus, and Kutumb on Sony TV.
- From 2002-to 2003, he appeared again with Pradhan in the second season of Kutumb.
- From 2002-to 2008, he appeared in the Star Plus Kapoor’s series Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, in which he played the role of Karan Virani.
- In 2006, Tejwani along with his wife Gauri participated in the dance reality show Nach Baliye 2.
- From 2007-to 2008, he played the role of Anurag Basu in Kasautii Zindagii Kay, replacing Cezanne Khan in the role.
- In 2008, he hosted the dance reality show Nach Baliye 4.
- In 2009, he and his wife also made a short cameo in the Star Plus show Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan.
- In 2009 and 2010, he also played small or supporting roles in the shows Jasuben Jayantilaal Joshi Ki Joint Family, Kitani Mohabbat Hai, Palampur Express, Chotti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan, and Rang Badalti Odhani.
- In 2011, he appeared in Mukti Bandhan where he played the role of Vicky Oberoi.
- From 2011-2014, he appeared in Zee TV’s serial Pavitra Rishta, in which he played the role of Manav Deshmukh.
- Subsequently, he also made a cameo appearance in Kya Huaa Tera Vaada, in the role of Jatin Chopra.
- He also appeared in the Sri Lankan television series Pooja, playing a doctor.
- In 2013, he appeared in Sanskaar – Dharohar Apno Ki as Murli.
- From 2014-2015, he appeared in Colors TV’s Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, where he played the role of Nitin Joshi.
- In 2015, he played the role of Dr. Anant in TV serial Balika Vadhu.
- From 2015-2017, he played the role of Niranjan Chaturvedi in Gangaa.
- In 2017, he participated in one of the most controversial shows, Bigg Boss season 11.
- In 2018, he appeared in Colors TV’s show Tantra where he plays the role of Inspector Bharat Singh Rathore.
- In 2018, he made his digital debut with the web series Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat.
- In 2019, he portrayed Viraj Roy in &TV’s Daayan.
- In February 2019, he was a contestant on Kitchen Champion 5 with his wife Gauri Pradhan Tejwani.
- In 2021, he appeared in the web series Tandav, where he played the role of Ajay Ahluwalia.
- He will play a professor in the upcoming film Nobel Peace.
Hitten Tejwani Family Background –
Hitten Tejwani was born into a middle-class Hindu Sindhi family. His father’s name is Jethanand Bhojraj, who is a cloth merchant and his mother’s name is Asha, who is a homemaker. He has two brothers Nitin Tejwani and Hitesh Tejwani.
|Father||Jethanand Bhojraj (cloth merchant)|
Hiten Tejwani Marital status/ Relationship and More –
Hitten Ttejwani’s marital status is married. He married his co-star Gauri Pradhan Tejwani from Kutumb and Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi on 29 April 2004. They became parents to twins, daughter Katya and son Neevan on 11 November 2009.
In an interview, he revealed that he had been married once before, but went through a painful divorce in 2001.
|Affairs/ Girlfriend||Gauri Pradhan Tejwani (actress)|
|Wife/ Spouse||Name not known (1st wife, div. 2001) Gauri Pradhan Tejwani (m. 2004 – present)|
|Marriage Date||29 April 2004|
|Children||Daughter – Katya Tejwani (born in 2009)|
Son – Neevan Tejwani (born in 2009)
Hitten Tejwani Height/ Weight & Physical State –
The height of Hitten Ttejwani is approximately 5 feet 9 inches and the body weight is around 75 kg. He is a fitness enthusiast. His full body measurements are Chest – 42 Inches, Waist – 32 Inches, and Biceps – 14 Inches. He has black colour hair and dark brown eyes.
|Height||5’9″ (175 cm)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lbs)|
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
Hitten Tejwani Favourite Things –
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Richard Gere, Tom Cruise|
|Favourite Films||Black, Life Is Beautiful|
|Favourite Food||Bangda Fish|
|Favourite Book||If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon|
Hitten Tejwani Educational Qualification –
He did his schooling from Saint Francis D’Assisi High School, Mumbai. After that, he graduated from Jai Hind College, Mumbai.
|School||Saint Francis D’Assisi High School, Mumbai|
|College||Jai Hind College, Mumbai|
Hitten Tejwani Net worth –
The net worth of hitten Ttejwani is estimated to be between $1 Million – $2 Million dollars. Hitten Ttejwani’s income source is mostly from being a successful TV Actor.
|Net worth (2021)||$1 Million – $2 Million dollars|
|Source of Income||Acting|
Some lesser-known facts about Hitten Tejwani-
- Does Hiten Tejwani smoke? Yes
- Does Hiten Tejwani drink alcohol? Yes
- Hiten started his career as an assistant director and an editor.
- Hitten has run his restaurant Barcode 053 in Mumbai since 2011.
- He started his acting career in 2000 by playing the role of Gautam in the TV serial ‘Ghar Ek Mandir.’
- He featured in numerous commercial advertisements for popular brands like Closeup Renew, TVS Scooty, Breeze soap, etc.
- He was married for 11 months to someone else before Gauri Pradhan.
- He along with his wife Gauri Pradhan Tejwani participated in some dance reality shows like ‘Nach Baliye’ Season 2 (2006) and ‘Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar’ (2008).
- He also appeared as a guest contestant along with his wife in various reality shows like ‘Jodi Kamaal Ki’ (2005) and ‘Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain?’ (2008).
- He hosted some famous TV shows such as ‘Nach Baliye’ Season 4 (along with his wife) in 2008 and ‘Savdhaan India – India Fights Back’ in 2012.
- Hiten and his wife Gauri are the second TV couple to have a blog to interact with their fans.
- In 2017, he entered the ‘Bigg Boss 11‘ house.
Hiten Tejwani Social Profile
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The #monsoon season has finally started in #Mumbai. Many areas in the city are clogged due to overnight heavy rainfall. Showers likely to intensify in next few days.— hitentejwani (@tentej) June 9, 2021
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Hiten Tejwani Most Succesful Movies | Hiten Tejwani Top IMDB Rated Movies
Mudda 370 J&K(8.8 rating)
Hiten Tejwani Starrer Mudda 370 J&K released in 2019, this was an Action, Drama movie and it received 8.8 average rating on IMDB.
Cast By – Hiten Tejwani, Anjali Pandey, Manoj Joshi, Zarina Wahab, Anjan Srivastav, Anita Raj, Rakhi Sawant, Raj Zutshi, Master Aayan, Garvitt Attri, Pankaj Dheer, Brij Gopal, Aadita Jain, Mohan Kapoor, Shahbaaz Khan
Genre – Action, Drama
Duration – 132 Minutes
Director – Rakesh Sawant
Writer – Nisar Akhtar, Dileep Mishra
Production Company – Jayas Films
Released Date – Friday, December 13, 2019
About – A film based on the real story of burning Kashmir. In the year 1990, when an estimated population of around 7 lakh Hindu Kashmiri were forcibly uprooted from their homeland by the Muslim …
Hiten Tejwani Starrer Anwar released in 2007, this was an Drama, Romance, Thriller movie and it received 6.7 average rating on IMDB.
Cast By – Nauheed Cyrusi, Pankaj Jha, Manisha Koirala, Siddharth Koirala, Sanjay Mishra, Sudhir Pandey, Kashish Duggal Paul, Vijay Raaz, Yashpal Sharma, Naval Shukla, Sharat Sonu, Hiten Tejwani, Lalit Tiwari, Rajpal Yadav, Prithvi Zutshi
Genre – Drama, Romance, Thriller
Duration – 144 Minutes
Director – Manish Jha
Writer – Priyamvad, Manish Jha
Production Company – Dayal Creations
Released Date – Friday, January 12, 2007
About – Anwar is a Muslim who lives a middle-class lifestyle in Lucknow, India, along with his mom, brother, and Bhabhi, Suraiya. Anwar is doing a research on ancient Hindu Mandirs. They rent out a…
Joggers’ Park(6.2 rating)
Hiten Tejwani Starrer Joggers’ Park released in 2003, this was an Comedy, Romance movie and it received 6.2 average rating on IMDB.
Cast By – Victor Banerjee, Perizaad Zorabian, Divya Dutta, Khalid Siddiqui, Hiten Tejwani, Abha Dhulia, Ahmed Chaudhary, Dinyar Contractor, Rajesh Jais, Ananth Narayan Mahadevan, Bhavna Ruparel, Vivek Vaswani
Genre – Comedy, Romance
Duration – 133 Minutes
Director – Anant Balani
Writer – Subhash Ghai
Production Company – Mukta Arts
Released Date – Friday, September 12, 2003
About – Jenny is a young, beautiful, vibrant girl and darling to everyone. She flits between glamorous professions, working as an executive in a five-star hotel, and also as a popular model of the …
Hiten Tejwani Starrer Shorgul released in 2016, this was an Drama movie and it received 5.7 average rating on IMDB.
Cast By – Jimmy Sheirgill, Ashutosh Rana, Rahul Chahan, Suha Gezen, Eijaz Khan, Sanjay Suri, Hiten Tejwani, Aniruddh Dave, Narendra Jha, Deep Raj Rana, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Neetu Pande, Mirza Azhar, Jay Shanker Pandey, Kunickaa Sadanand
Genre – Drama
Duration – 132 Minutes
Director – Pranav Singh, Jitendra Tiwari
Writer – Khalid Azmi, Shashie-Vermaa
Production Company – 24 FPS Films Production
Released Date – Friday, July 1, 2016
About – Based on the innocent friendship between a Hindu boy Raghu and a Muslim girl which rapidly escalates into a political minefield, causing unrest and chaos in Uttar Pradesh.
Krishna Cottage(5.1 rating)
Hiten Tejwani Starrer Krishna Cottage released in 2004, this was an Horror, Mystery movie and it received 5.1 average rating on IMDB.
Cast By – Sohail Khan, Isha Koppikar, Anita Hassanandani Reddy, Rati Agnihotri, Hiten Tejwani, Divya Palat, Vrajesh Hirjee, Raj Zutshi, Shaukat Baig, Bobby Bedii, Shama Deshpande, Rajendra Gupta, Dinesh Kaushik, Usha Nadkarni
Genre – Horror, Mystery
Duration – 124 Minutes
Director – Santram Varma
Production Company – Balaji Films
Released Date – Friday, April 2, 2004
About – A group of collegians are forced to take shelter in a mysterious Krishna Cottage for the night. Little do they know that the cottage is haunted by a spirit.
Love Games(4.3 rating)
Hiten Tejwani Starrer Love Games released in 2016, this was an Thriller movie and it received 4.3 average rating on IMDB.
Cast By – Patralekhaa Paul, Tara-Alisha Berry, Gaurav Arora, Hiten Tejwani, Rukhsar Rehman, Dinesh Chaturvedi, Vishnu Sharma, Rinki Singhvi, Anant Kumar, Umar Sharif, Alisha Farrer, B.K. Tiwari, Paras Thakral, Ajay Kumar Singh, Soni Jha
Genre – Thriller
Duration – 114 Minutes
Director – Vikram Bhatt
Writer – Vikram Bhatt
Production Company – Vishesh Films
Released Date – Friday, April 8, 2016
About – A pair of nymphomaniacs compete in seducing couples to sleep with them.
Saansein: The Last Breath(3.1 rating)
Hiten Tejwani Starrer Saansein: The Last Breath released in 2016, this was an Horror, Romance movie and it received 3.1 average rating on IMDB.
Cast By – Sonarika Bhadoria, Aamir Dalvi, Rajniesh Duggall, Vishal Malhotra, Sachi Ruia, Neetha Shetty, Hiten Tejwani
Genre – Horror, Romance
Duration – 101 Minutes
Director – Rajiv S. Ruia
Writer – Shiraz Ahmed, Ram Patil
Production Company – GPA Productions
Released Date – Friday, November 25, 2016
About – Shirin, a singer mysteriously disappears. Abhay looks for Shirin and tries to solve this mysterious incident.
Varun Dhawan Starrer Kalank released in 2019, this was an Drama, Romance movie and it received 3.5 average rating on IMDB.
Cast By – Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Kunal Khemu, Sonakshi Sinha, Pawan Chopra, Kiara Advani, Nida Bhatt, Neha Chawdhury, Pavail Gulati, Achint Kaur, Amit Singh Kharbanda, Rashmi Mukherjee
Genre – Drama, Romance
Duration – 166 Minutes
Director – Abhishek Varman
Writer – Shibani Bathija, Hussain Dalal
Production Company – Dharma Productions
Released Date – Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Budget – INR 1500000000
About – The lives of six enigmatic characters become entangled whilst in search of love, but separated by the dichotomy between the two worlds of Husnabad, a town in North India.