Tarun Khanna is an Indian television and Film Actor. He was born on 23 February 1984, in Delhi India. He is best known for playing the role of Balaram in Star Plus’s mythological TV series Mahabharat (2014), Lord Shiva and Hanuman in Star Bharat’s mythological TV show Radha Krishn (2018), and Chanakya in the historical TV show Chandragupta Maurya (2018) that aired on Sony TV. He is also best known for playing the role of Inspector Saeed in Hindi film Dishoom (2016). He made his debut with Star Plus’s show Avinash IPS. He has also hosted three seasons of a Punjabi reality show aired on MH1 named as ‘Niderr-Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai’. He was also among the judges of the Punjabi beauty pageant ‘Miss Ptc Punjabi’ (2017). He appeared in various TV shows such as Mata Ki Chowki, Jai Shri Krishna, Devon Ke Dev Mahadev, Bharat Ka Veer Putra- Maharana Pratap, Santoshi Maa, Karmaphal Daata Shani, Aarambh, Paramavatar Shri Krishna, Mere Sai, Porus, Chandragupta Maurya, RadhaKrishn, Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush, Namah, Devi Adi Parashakti, Vighnaharta Ganesha and many more.
He started his career in 2001 with the TV serial Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai, where he played the lead role of Sameer.
Then, he played the role of IPS officer in Star Plus’s show Avinash IPS.
In 2003, he played a negative role of Sikandar (Blue Fox)/ Varun Saxena in Saara Aakash.
From 2003-2004, again he played a negative role of Praveen Sengupta in Star Plus’s TV serial Kasautii Zindagii Kay.
In 2005, he played the role of Rakesh Mehra in Kohinoor.
He also worked in TV series like Kittie Party (2004) and Sarkarr: Rishton Ki Ankahi Kahani.
From 2005-2006, he played the role of Yuvraaj in Kituu Sabb Jaantii Hai.
In 2006, he played the role of Ajay Singh Rathore in Star Plus’s TV serial Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Radha, Ek Shyaam.
From 2006-2007, he played the role of Aditya Raichand in TV serial Kuch Apne Kuch Paraye.
In 2007, he played the role of Advocate Dhanraj Singhania in Kulvaddhu.
In the same year, he played the negative roles of Samar Kapoor in Bhabhi and D.K in Zaara.
From 2007-2008, he played a supporting role of Rasik Sarabhai in Dhak Dhak Dubai.
From 2008-2009, he played the role of Yash Kumar in Sahara One’s TV serial Mata Ki Chowki.
Subsequently, he played the role of Hanuman in Colors TV’s serial Jai Shri Krishna.
In 2009, he played the role of King Vikramaditya in Kahaniyan Vikram Aur Betaal Ki.
In the same year, he appeared in Hindi film Mission 11 July.
In 2010, he played the lead role of Harshvardhan (Mahantji) in Agnipareeksha Jeevan ki- Gangaa.
In the same year, he played the role of Ali Bahadur in Jhansi Ki Rani.
Also in 2010, he played the role of Rocky in Punjabi film Mar Jawan Gur Khake.
In 2011, he played the role of Karvinath in Chandragupta Maurya.
From 2011-2012, he played the role of Dada Chaulukya in Shobha Somnath Ki and Afzal Khan in Veer Shivaji.
In 2012, he played the role of Harman Singh in Punjabi film Pata Nahi Rabb Kehdeyan Rangan Ch Raazi.
From 2012-2013, he played the role of Inspector Suraj in C.I.D.
In 2013, he played the role of Ravana in Life OK’s mythological series Devon ke Dev… Mahadev.
From 2013-2014, he played the role of Thakur Param Singh Tejawat in Colors TV’s serial Rangrasiya.
In 2014, he played the role of Balaram in Star Plus’s Mythological TV serial Mahabharat.
From 2014-2015, he played the role of Advocate Jog in Adaalat.
In 2015, he did a cameo role of Yashpal Sharma’s Wife’s friend in Neeli Chatri Waale and Zahir Saaka in Bharat Ka Veer Putra- Maharana Pratap.
From 2015-2016, he played the lead role of Shamsher Singh Devgan in Police Factory.
From 2015-2017, he played the role of Lord Shiva in mythological TV serial Santoshi Maa.
From 2016-2018, he played the role of Lord Shiva in Karmaphal Daata Shani.
In 2016, he played the role of Inspector Saeed in Hindi film Dishoom.
In 2017, he played the role of Veer Kayasth in Aarambh.
In 2018, he played the role of Lord Shiva in & TV’s mythological series Paramavatar Shri Krishna
In the same year, he played the role of Ratnakar Rao in Sony TV’s Hindi serial Mere Sai
Also in 2018, he played the role of Chanakya in Porus.
From 2018-2019, he played the lead role of the Chanakya in the historical Sony TV’s show Chandragupta Maurya.
From 2018-present, he played the role of Lord Shiva in Star Bharat’s mythological TV show RadhaKrishn. In the same show he played the role of Hanuman in season 4 (episode 140- episode 162).
In 2019, he played the role of Lord Shiva/ Parashurama in the mythological TV serial Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush.
In the same year, he played the role of Lord Shiva in Namah
In 2020, he played the lead role of Lord Shiva in Devi Adi Parashakti.
In the same year, he played the role of Krishnadevaraya in Tenali Rama.
In 2021, he played the role of Tulsidas in Mythological TV serial Vighnaharta Ganesha.
He also worked in few episodic shows like Aahat, Ssshhhh… Koi Hai, Adaalat, Rishton Ke Bhanwar Mein Uljhi Niyati, Ishq Kills, and Savdhaan India.
Tarun Khanna Family Background –
He was born and brought up in Delhi, India. There is no information available about his parents and siblings. When we have any information about his family background then we will update you soon.
Tarun KhannaEducational Qualification –
He did his schooling from Rukmini Devi Public School, Delhi. After that, he completed his graduation from Khalsa College Delhi University.
Rukmini Devi Public School, Delhi
Khalsa College Delhi University
Tarun KhannaMarital status/ Relationship and More –
Marital status of Tarun Khanna is married. He is married to fellow television actress Smriti Mohan, with whom he has a son named Adamya, born in 2014.
Smriti Mohan (Actress)
Smriti Mohan (m. 2012)
10 July 2012
Son – Adamya Daughter – N/A
Tarun KhannaHeight/ Weight & Physical State –
The height of Tarun Khanna is approximately 5 feet 10 inches and the body weight is around 85 kg. His full body measurements are Chest – 42 Inches, Waist – 32 Inches, and Biceps – 18 Inches. He has black colour hair and light brown eyes.
5’10” (178 cm)
85 kg (187 lbs)
Tarun KhannaFavourite Things –
Deepika Padukone, Scarlett Johansson
Pani-Puri, Non-vegetarian food
Tarun KhannaNet worth –
The net worth of Tarun Khanna is estimated to be between $3 Million – $5 Million dollars. Tarun Khanna’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor.
Net worth (2021)
$3 Million – $5 Million dollars
Source of Income
Some lesser known facts about Tarun Khanna –
Does Tarun Khanna Smoke? Not Known
Does Tarun Khanna Drink Alcohol? Not Known
He joined his father in his business as soon as he passed college.
He was very good at studies and wanted to become a professor of Hindi language.
He was always active in his college’s extracurricular activities. He was also the editor of the college magazine.
He is a fitness enthusiast.
He does karate and jogging to stay fit.
As Tarun Khanna got a good personality, his friends used to tell him to try his luck in modelling. He also got inspired and moved to Mumbai and started modelling.
In the beginning, he got many movie offers and worked in a few. But most of them got shelved or could not complete due to financial or other issues. Later he thought of giving up on acting, but then he got a call from Star Plus regarding his first TV show and there was no looking back after that for Tarun Khanna.
He made his Debut with Star Plus’s TV series Avinash IPS.
He is a foodie and likes all types of cuisines from around the world.
He also likes cooking.
He is most remembered for his role as Ravan in ‘Devon Ke Dev Mahadev’ (2013).
He has also hosted three seasons of a Punjabi reality show aired on MH1 named as ‘Niderr-Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai’.
He was also among the judges of the Punjabi beauty pageant ‘Miss Ptc Punjabi’ (2017).
He appeared in various TV shows such as Mahabharat (2013), Devon Ke Dev Mahadev (2013), Chandragupta Maurya (2018), RadhaKrishn (2018), Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush (2019), Vighnaharta Ganesha (2021), etc.