Karan Wahi Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Age, Family, Wiki
Karan Wahi (born 9 June 1986) is an Indian actor, model, and television host. Wahi also played for the Delhi Under-17 cricket team. After moving to Mumbai, he started his television career with the 2004 television show Remix on Star One. He later starred in the popular youth show Dill Mill Gayye which he further rose to fame in. In addition to his acting career, Wahi has participated in stage shows and has hosted several awards and TV shows. He showcased his comedy talent in Colors TV’s comedy show Comedy Nights Bachao.
In 2017, he participated in the reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8, anchored Entertainment Ki Raat and India’s Next Superstars with Rithvik Dhanjani in 2018. He made his Bollywood movie debut with a supporting role in Habib Faisal’s romantic comedy film Daawat-e-Ishq (2014). He later made his second Bollywood appearance as one of the leads in Hate Story 4 (2018).
Karan Wahi Family/Early Life
Wahi was born on 9 June 1986 in a Punjabi Sikh 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.
Father- Arun Wahi
Mother- Not Known (Vice-principal)
Brother– Not Known
Karan Wahi Bio/Wiki
Real Name Karan Wahi
Profession Actor, Ex-Cricketer, Model and TV anchor
Karan Wahi Physical Stats
Height in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 44 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 17 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Karan Wahi Personal Life
Date of Birth 9 June 1986
Age (as in 2017) 31 Years
Birth Place Mohali, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Gemini
Hometown Delhi, India
School St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School, Delhi
College IILM Institute, Delhi University, New Delhi
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Debut Film Debut: Remix (2004)
TV Debut: Daawat-e-Ishq (2014)
Controversies Actress Amisha Patel abused him during a BCL Punjab match.
Favourite Food Rajma chawal and chicken
Favourite Actor Shah Rukh Khan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Farhan Akthar and Govinda
Favourite Actress Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Jessica Alba
Karan Wahi Girlfriend/Wife
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Karishma Kotak (Model)
Jinita Sheth (Works at Playboy India)
Salary Not Known
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.
Television host and presenter
Wahi has been the host of various red carpet events and awards show including the Indian Telly Awards and Star Guild Awards. He was the co-host of two seasons of the dance reality shows Nach Baliye along with Gautam Rode 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 also participated 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 organizations. In 2012, he joined the All Stars Football Club, a celebrity football club that raises funds for India’s largest non-profit organizations. 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. He was also ranked 9th in Times of India’s Top 20 Most Desirable Men on Indian Television 2018.
Year Title Role Channel
2004–2006 Remix Ranveer Sisodia Star One
2008 Mr. & Ms. TV Contestant Sony TV
2009 Mere Ghar Aayi Ek Nanhi Pari Rajveer Colors TV
2009–2010 Dill Mill Gayye Dr. Siddhant “Sid” Modi Star One
2010–2011 Baat Hamari Pakki Hai Ranbeer Sony TV
2011 Jeele Yeh Pal Contestant/Winner Star Plus
2012 Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Rohan Sony TV
Teri Meri Love Stories Ritesh Star Plus
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 Contestant Colors TV
Nach Baliye 5 Host along with Gautam Rode Star Plus
2013 Indian Idol Junior Host along with Mandira Bedi Sony TV
Nach Baliye 6 Host along with Gautam Rode Star Plus
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil Guest Colors TV
Box Cricket League Himself/Player of Delhi Dragons Team Sony TV
2015 Dance India Dance Super Moms Host Zee TV
India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun? Himself along with Rithvik Dhanjani &TV
Nach Baliye 7 Guest (Supporting Aishwarya Sakhuja) Star Plus
Comedy Classes Guest appearance Life OK
Farah Ki Daawat Himself along with Rithvik Dhanjani to accompany Sonakshi Sinha Colors TV
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 Guest Colors TV
2015–2017 Comedy Nights Bachao Himself along with Bharti Singh Colors TV
2015 Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani Guest appearance Zee TV
2016 Box Cricket League Season 2 Player and Captain of Delhi Dragons Team Colors TV
Box Cricket League Punjab Player and owner of Ambersariye Hawks 9x Tashan
I Don’t Watch TV Himself/Cameo Arré (Online)
Kahani Hamari Dil Dosti Deewanepan Ki Shivin Raichand &TV
Desi Explorers Yas Island Host Travel Web Series
Bigg Boss 10 Guest Colors TV
Indian Idol season 7 Himself/Host along with Paritosh Tripathi Sony TV
2017 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 Contestant Colors TV
Entertainment Ki Raat Himself Colors TV
2018 India’s Next Superstars Himself/Host along with Rithvik Dhanjani Star Plus
Box Cricket League Season 3 Player of team Delhi Dragons MTV India
Sacred Games Karan Malhotra Netflix
India Ke Mast Kalandar Himself/Host along with Rajiv Thakur SAB TV
2019 Kitchen Champion Host for 2 episodes Colors TV
Fuh Se Fantasy Voot
The Voice Host (replaced Divyanka Tripathi in later episodes) Star Plus
Box Cricket League Season 4 Player and Captain of team Delhi Dragons MTV India
Dance India Dance Host Zee TV
Bigg Boss Season 13 Guest in promos Colors TV
Some known facts about Karan Wahi
- Does Karan Wahi smoke?: No
- Does Karan Wahi drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Karan used to play cricket for Delhi with Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan before getting into acting. Karan Wahi with Virat Kohli
- He left cricket because of an injury during the U-19 trials.
- It was his father who suggested him to make a portfolio, which was later seen by a casting director and he later got a call from Mumbai for the audition for a character called Ranveer Sisodia in TV serial Remix.
- His mother was the vice-principal of the school where he studied.
- TV actress Priyanka Bassi and he used to study in the same school, both were school captains and she was 1 year senior to him. Karan Wahi with Priyanka Bassi
- He joined the All-Stars Football Club to raise charity and participated in the Gold Charity Soccer Match to support the junior artists.
- He hosted TV shows like Nach Baliye 5, Indian Idol Junior, Nach Baliye 6, Dance India Dance Super Moms, India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun? etc.
- His father Arun calls him the Johnny Depp of the poor ones, as both share their birth date.
- He is one of the most popular TV actors on Instagram and even called as the undisputed selfie king.
- In 2012, he participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 as a wild-card entry, and even his old friend Virat Kohli appealed on Twitter to vote for him.
- He was the first choice to play the lead in the serial Bade Bhaiya ki Dulhaniya, but things didn’t work out well and he was replaced by Priyanshu Jora.