Karanvir Bohra: Biography

All you need to know about The Casino actor Karanvir Bohra


September 7, 2020


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Karanvir Bohra, whose real name is Manoj Bohra, is an Indian television and film actor, producer and designer.

He has played many popular roles in his career, some of them being from hit shows like Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Dil Se Di Dua… Saubhagyavati Bhava?, Shararat, Naagin and Qubool Hai. He has also been a part of reality shows like Bigg Boss, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Khatron Ke Khiladi.

Early Life And Family: 

Karanvir was born on August 28, 1982. His birthplace is Jodhpur, India. He was born into a Marwari family. His father is filmmaker Mahendra Bohra. Karanvir attended G.D. Somani Memorial School, Cuffe Parade. For college, he joined Sydenham College, Churchgate, and completed his Bachelors in Commerce. He has also received professional training in Kathak under Pandit Veeru Krishnan.


He is married to model and VJ, Teejay Sidhu at the Sri Sri Ravishankar Ashram, Bangalore in 2006. On October 19, 2016, they became parents to twin girls, Vienna Bohra and Raya Bella Bohra. The two are now expecting their third child.



Karanvir has done not only television but has also been a part of films, web series and reality shows.


1990: Tejaa (Played the role of young Tejaa)

2008: Kismat Konnection (Played the role of Dev Kataria)

2013: Love Yoou Soniye 

2014: Mumbai 125 KM (Played the role of Prem)

2017: Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi (Pat Singh/Pankaj Patel)

2019: Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna (Dhruv)

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Talking about television, Karanvir has done the following shows:

2000: Just Mohabbat 

2001: Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi

2003: Kkusum

2004: Shararat and Kasautii Zindagii Kay

2007: Piya Ke Ghar Jana Hai and Nach Baliye 

2011: Dil Se Di Dua… Saubhagyavati Bhava?

2013: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 

2014: Qubool Hai 

In the same year, he also began hosting the popular Indian crime TV serial Gumraah: End Of Innocence after having replaced a former host of the show, Abhay Deol.

2015: Nach Baliye 

2016: Naagin 

2017: Bigg Boss 

2019: Naagin 3

Besides this, he has also been a part of the web series titled The Casino on  ZEE5.

He also started a clothing line for men in 2012 called Pegasus. This brand was in association with fashion designer Amy Bilimoria.



Karanvir has been a part of a number of projects and has also received a lot of awards for the same over the years.


2006: Indian Telly Award For Best Actor In A Negative Role for the show Kasauti Zindagi Kay.

2012: Indian Telly Award For Best Actor In A Negative Role for Dil Se Di Dua… Saubhagyavati Bhava?

2015: Gold Award For Best Onscreen Jodi along with Surbhi Jyoti.

2017: Gold Award For Best Actor and Zee Rishtey Award For Social Swagger Of The Year.

In the same year, he was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award For Outstanding Contribution To Television Industry.

2018: Lions Gold Awards For Best Host.


Actors Worked With: 


Surbhi Jyoti 

Mandana Karimi 

Sudhanshu Pandey 

Karan Singh Grover 


Watch Karanvir Bohra in The Casino on ZEE5. 

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