Karan Kundra WikiKaran Kundra is an Indian television actor, who is mainly recognized for his character of Arjun Punj in the debut serial Kitani Mohabbat Hai opposite Kritika Kamra. Currently, he is seen as one of the judges in reality series MTV Roadies. Karan has signed a three movie deal with Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt. He has earned lot of appreciation from his Bollywood debut film Horror Story and is undoubtedly flying high these days. Now, he will soon be seen in an upcoming movie 'Dilphire'.
BiographyKaran Kundra was born on October 11, 1984 in Jalandhar, Punjab into a Punjabi family. He did his schooling from Mayo College, Ajmer, Rajasthan and has done graduation with an MBA degree from US. He is the owner of an International Call Center and runs a business of building infrastructural amenities for new buildings under construction with his father. He is the youngest in the family with three elder sisters.
FamilyKaran Kundra was born to SP Kundra, a businessman and Suneeta Kundra, a homemaker. He is the youngest among his three sisters. Poonam Malhotra, who is a doctor and lives in USA. His second sister is Meenu who lives in Toronto, Canada and his third sister Madhu lives in India. The handsome actor has recently bought a spanking three-bedroom apartment in Mumbai.
Personal ProfileBirth Name : Karan Kundra
Nick Name : Sunny, King K
Born : October 11, 1984
Age : 30 years
Birth Place : Jalandhar (Punjab)
Zodiac Sign :Libra
Height : 6'1"
Education : Did from Jalandhar
Debut Serial : Kitani Mohabbat Hai
Occupation : Model, Actor
In MTV RoadiesThe handsome actor Karan Kundra is currently seen as the judge in the adventure reality show MTV Roadies. He is seen in the judges panel alongwith Bollywood beauty Esha Deol, Rannvijay Singha and Vijender Singh. He said,"We are also like contestants because it is equal hardships for the judges as well. I have never been exposed to such hardships. And if you were to compare me with the other judges, it would feel like I am myself in a reality show. Rannvijay is a true rockstar having been associated with the show for 11 years. There is Esha Deol, who is from an illustrious family and is a popular actress herself. Vijender Singh is an Olympian. I am very fortunate that they have chosen me for this season."
Girlfriend/MarriageFor past few years Karan was dating Kritika Kamra but now they got separated. After their break up, Karan was being linked up with actress Madhura Naik and now if sources had to believe then, Karan is dating a sizzling and sweltering model named Swati Vatsa. About the marriage Karan said, "My mother always pesters me to settle down. And there is always chaos in my house with my mom saying get married soon and my dad responding with a 'Pagal hai kya.' My dad's all cool. He has no problems. But my mom wants me to settle down and she wants a Keralite girl only."
In MTV show FanaahVikas Gupta, programming head of MTV has launched a show on MTV which is titled as Fanaah. The project is based on the popular teen US series Vampire Diaries. Vikas's close friend Karan Kundra played the lead male role opposite Ratan Rajput. The show is based on love triangle. The first season was shut down abruptly due to unavailability of actors but they promised to come back with a new season. The makers came with Season 2, which obviously still has Karan Kundra in it, but it seems Karan is no longer interested in continuing with the show. Because he is busy shooting for his Bollywood projects.
Karan Kundra and Kritika KamraKaran Kundra and Kritika Kamra broke up amicably and promised to stay friends for lifetime. Although they never came out in public together post the separation, but they also never denied to become one another's helping hand. They were also spotted together at an event and witnessed a nice jovial friendly banter between the two. Earlier it was also considered that he might get married to Kritika but they got broke off.
Earlier, Karan and Kritika have worked with each other in "Kitani Mohabbat Hai". Their on-screen chemistry in the serial created a huge fan following for them. Now, The actors have again come together to shoot for a campaign for Titan Sonata.
In Dilphire MovieOm Reels Films announced the commencement of the shoot for the Karan Kundra starrer 'Dilphire'. The movie also marks the debut of Miss Himachal 2011 Sheetal Verma. This romantic comedy directed by Puneet Prakash, aims at presenting Agra, its heritage, culture and people, on celluloid as never before.
CareerKaran started his acting career with the daily soap Kitani Mohabbat Hai in 2008 as lead role of Arjun Punj which followed by the lead character of Veeru in serial Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai. After this, he has done a cameo role as a ghost Prince in Aahat. He had participated in dance reality show, Zara Nachke Dikha in May 2010. Karan was seen playing the lead role of Arjun Singhania in the sequel of his debut show Kitani Mohabbat Hai Season 2.
He was then seen as a host in Gumrah - End Of Innocence (Channel V,Star Plus) followed by Gumrah - End Of Innocence season 2 (Channel V). Currently, he is seen hosting its third season.
Kundra love carsKaran always had a passion for speed. He has gifted himself a luxurious Ford Endeavour. He is a also proud owner of BMW 5 series. And said "My dream car is one and only Rolls Royce Phantom. I simply love that car and would love to drive it someday."
Karan's views on life, love, marriage etcI am - Driven
Life is - Beautiful
Love is - Everything
Marriage is - What you have to take very seriously.
Your first crush - Happened in school.
Your first date - I don't remember but I think it must be in school.
Your ideal woman should be - Intelligent
Your best childhood memory - Was the time I spent with my family in my hometown.
Places you have lived in - I have lived in Punjab, Rajasthan, the US and now Mumbai
Your long lasting friend - There are five friends whom I am still in touch with and they are from my school and college.
Do you make friends easily - Yes
Favourite TV show - Kitni Mohabbat Hai
Favourite cartoon character - Jerry
Rate yourself as an actor -I think I am a good actor and I will give myself 9 out of 10.
Philosophy of life - Don't worry, live happily.
Movies2012 Pure Punjabi
2013 Horror story
2013 Jatt Romantic
2013 Mere Yaar Kaminey
2013 Control Bhaji Control (Upcoming)
AchievementsKaran Kundra participated in 'Mr. India 2008' and won the title of 'Mr. Style Statement'. He also won the 'Best Jodi Award' (NTA 2009), the 'TV Icon Of The Year Award' (NTA 2009) in addition to his Business Awards. He is the first Indian Television Actor to have such a huge fan following on Facebook.
Karan Kundra facebookKaran Kundra can be found on facebook and twitter.
In The SerialKaran kundra was seen in Channel V's show "The Serial" which was based on the true life stories of TV stars. This show had everything about love,career and friendship.
In Horror StoryKaran Kundra has played the role of a Bengali guy who loves music. A guy who is a musician and doesn't believe in supernatural powers and he was the driving force in the film. His performance in the film is appreciated by one and all.