Harsh Chhaya

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Harsh Chhaya
Harsh Chhaya on the set of ONCE MORE STUDIOS.jpg
Harsh Chhaya on the set of ONCE MORE STUDIOS with Deepak Bhanushali
Born (1970-12-20) 20 December 1970 (age 51)
Years active1992–present
Shefali Chhaya
(m. 1997; div. 2001)

Sunita Sengupta (m. 2003)

Harsh Chhaya is an Indian television and Bollywood film actor.[1][2][3] He debuted in a minor role as"Jijo" in the early 1990s Zee TV series Tara, but first came into prominence in the role of Krishnakant Trivedi (KT) in mid 1990s TV series Hasratein,[4] where he portrayed the character of a wealthy boss who exploited his married employee (Savi) into an extramarital affair with him. Chhaya somewhat developed the on-screen image of a wealthy boss and played the similar character in the 2007 Bollywood film Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, where he takes advantage of his employee, played by Rani Mukerji.[5]

Career[edit | edit source]

His first appearance was in the serial Aarohan (by Pallavi Joshi) in 1993 as Lt.Sharma, and then his major breakthrough was the role of Karan in Swabhimaan, directed by Mahesh Bhatt in 1995. In 2002, Harsh acted in the serial Justajoo, directed by Ajay Sinha. Justajoo was a serial on Zee TV in 2002, which also starred Pallavi Joshi and Arpita Pandey.[6][7][8] In 2006, he was seen as the CEO Naveen Shroff in Madhur Bhandarkar's Corporate. In 2007, he played a businessman named Kapoor in Sagar Ballary's Bheja Fry. All but two of his scenes were edited out in the final released version of this film. His performance as Vinay Khosla, a gay dress designer, was notable in Madhur Bhandarkar's 2008 critically acclaimed Fashion.[9] Harsh Chhaya also played the role of Sanjay Gandhi in Shekhar Kapur's Pradhanmantri on ABP News.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Harsh was married to Shefali Shah.[10] After a divorce with Shah, Harsh married actress Sunita Sengupta.[11][12][13] He is of Gujarati heritage.[14] He completed his Education at Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia, where he pursued Mass Communication at the university's prestigious AJK MCRC.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Films[edit | edit source]


Television[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. harsh chhaya interview, harsh chhaya interview. "harsh chhaya interview". Indian express. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  2. harsh, chhaya. "harsh chhaya actor".
  3. "This is no comedy, Harsh Chhaya". The Times of India. 24 November 2009. Retrieved 17 March 2013.
  4. hasratein, hasratein. "hasratein". indian express. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  5. harsh chhaya, harsh chhaya. "rani slapped harsh". glamsham. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  6. "Never say die". Tribune India. Retrieved 9 June 2002.
  7. "Woman on the prowl". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 February 2002.
  8. "Hindustan Times - Archive News".
  9. "From serious to a 'gay' role". The Hindu. 9 January 2008. Retrieved 17 March 2013.
  10. August 25, india today digital; August 25, 1997 ISSUE DATE; May 10, 1997UPDATED; Ist, 2013 16:20. "Harsh Chhaya's wife Shefali to replace Seema Kapoor in Hasratein". India Today.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  11. "The Bong brigade on sets of Paoli Dam's next". archive.mid-day.com.
  12. "14 fellow travellers". www.telegraphindia.com.
  13. "Hindustan Times - Archive News".
  14. "All things Bong". The Telegraph. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  15. "Karam Yudh. Doordarshan National (Verified) on Twitter". Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  16. "Karam Yudh. Doordarshan National (Verified) on Twitter". Retrieved 2 August 2016.

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