Personal life[edit | edit source]
Agnihotri was born in Kanpur, India. He is the son of Gyandev Agnihotri, a screen writer who wrote the scripts for popular Hindi movies such as Avishkaar, Griha Pravesh, Mr Natwarlal, Yaarana, Sindoor, Teri Kasam and Beta. He finished his schooling from Sheiling House, Kanpur and graduated from college in Mumbai. In 2004, he married television actress Shilpa Saklani.
Career[edit | edit source]
Agnihotri debuted in the film Pardes, co-starring with Shahrukh Khan and directed by Subhash Ghai. The film was highly successful and garnered Agnihotri with the nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Zee Cine Awards.
After several more film roles, he rose to prominence when he was offered the lead role in Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, an Indian television serial. The show became successful and his performance was appreciated. His work as Armaan Suri won him the Indian Telly Awards Best Actor Award for 2005.
He participated in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 7 on 15 September 2013 with his wife Shilpa Saklani. He went on to play roles in shows like Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara, Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh and Saubhagyalaxmi. In 2018, he joined Bepannah as Rajveer Khanna. He then portrayed Harry Somani in ALT Balaji's Kehne oh Humsafar Hain and Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain 2.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
|1999||Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin||Ashok/Sunil|
|2001||Hum Ho Gaye Aapke||Mohan Sachdev|
|2002||Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai||Vikram|
Television[edit | edit source]
|2003–06||Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin||Armaan Suri|
|2005||Nach Baliye 1||Contestant|
|2006–07||Kaajjal||Dev Pratap Singh|
|2008–09||Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi||Dr. Shekhar Kapoor|
|2009||Pati Patni Aur Woh||Contestant|
|2010||Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai||Anmol Rajvansh|
|2012||Aasman Se Aage||Dev Chopra|
|2012||Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai||Guest|
|2013||Bigg Boss 7||Contestant|
|2014||Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara||Vikram Dhanrajgir|
|2014–15||Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh||Vikram Ahuja|
Web[edit | edit source]
|2018||Kehne oh Humsafar Hain||Harry Somani||ALT Balaji|
|2019||Kehne oh Humsafar Hain 2|
Awards[edit | edit source]
|2005||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actor (Male)||Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin|||
References[edit | edit source]
- "Apurva Agnihotri: Like my life away from the limelight". Mid-day.
- "Apurva Agnihotri wants to return to films". DNA.
- "Apurva Agnihotri wishes wife Shilpa Saklani on their anniversary, shares a beautiful picture of their wedding!". The Times of India.
- "These photos of Apurva and Shilpa Agnihotri will make you go awww!". The Times of India.
- "Apurva Agnihotri is all set to enter Jennifer Winget and Harshad Chopda's Bepannaah". India Today.
- "Indian Telly Awards 2005 | Winners". Biz Asia.
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- Apurva Agnihotri on IMDb
- apurva and-shilpa agnihotri
- Apurva Agnihotri wants to be a director
- Apurva's clueless about new role!