Paras Kalnawat

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Template:Infobox actor Paras Kalnawat (born 9 November 1996) is an Indian television actor and model known for portraying Sanjay Prince Ahlawat in Meri Durga and Samar Shah in Anupamaa.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Paras Kalnawat was born on 9 November 1996 to Nagpur based businessman Bhushan Kalnawat and Anita Kalnawat. He was born in a Bandara district near Nagpur. He completed his junior college in Nagpur and moved to Mumbai to become an actor. He completed his dance diploma from Terence Lewis academy.[1] He earned his acting diploma from Barry John Acting School. Paras won the title of Mr. Multimedia (most popular model of 2016) in the Elite model look 2016. He then entered the modeling industry. Paras walked ramps for designers including Kunal Rawal, Monisha Jaisingh, Manish Malhotra, and Narendra Kumar. He appeared in TV commercials and print ads. He was crowned as 'The Insta King Of The Week' by Tellychakkar several times.

Career[edit | edit source]

Kalnawat begun his television career in July 2017 playing Sanjay Prince Ahlawat in StarPlus's Meri Durga opposite Srishti Jain until it went off air in March 2018.[2] He then landed a series named Mariam Khan - Reporting Live with the same channel as Rehaan Thakur opposite Priyanka Kandwal.[3]

He next had episodic roles in Aye Zindagi, Kaun Hai? and Laal Ishq. In 2019, Kalnawat joined digital platform playing Shivam Noon in ALT Balaji's Dil Hi Toh Hai 2.[4] He also played Faraz Sheikh in the web series Ishq Aaj Kal and reprised his role as Shivam on Dil Hi Toh Hai 3 in early 2020.

In March 2020, he bagged the role of Samar in Anupamaa on StarPlus. Later in 2020, he paired up with Ashi Singh for a music video, Tere Naal Rehna. It was filmed following the social distancing rules due to COVID-19.[5]

Television[edit | edit source]

Year Series Role Channel Ref(s)
2017–2018 Meri Durga Sanjay Prince Ahlawat Star Plus [4]
2018 Mariam Khan: Reporting Live Rehaan Thakur [6]
Aye Zindagi Dhruv Zing [7]
Kaun Hai? Ratan Pratap Singh Colors TV
2019 Laal Ishq Kabir &TV


Manu [9]
2020–present Anupamaa Samar Shah Star Plus

Web[edit | edit source]

Year Series Role Telecast
2019 Dil Hi Toh Hai 2 Shivam Noon ALT Balaji
Ishq Aaj Kal Faraz Sheikh Zee5 Originals
2020 Dil Hi Toh Hai 3 Shivam Noon ALT Balaji

Music videos[edit | edit source]

Year Song Singers Platform
2020 Tere Naal Rehna Jeet Gannguli, Jyotica Tangri Zee Music Company

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Actor Paras Kalnawat and Terence Lewis share a father-son relationship - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  2. "Mariam Khan's experience was great, but disappointing too: Paras Kalnawat". IWMBuzz. 14 September 2018. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  3. "'Meri Durga' Actors Paras Kalnawat And Urfi Javed Break Up After Dating Each Other For 9 Months". BollywoodShaadis. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Paras Kalnawat pens down an emotional goodbye post for his entire team of Mariam Khan - Reporting Live; see pic - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  5. "Amidst rumours of break-up with Rohit Purohit, Sheena Bajaj finds support from co-star Paras Kalnawat -". Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  6. "I am hoping that things will fall in place for me in Mariam Khan: Paras Kalnawat". IWMBuzz. 19 June 2018. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  7. "After slamming the makers of Mariam Khan, Paras Kalnawat bids an emotional goodbye to the team - view pic -". Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  8. "Is Star Plus Cancelling 'Ye Hai Mohabbatein' And Two Other Shows?". Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  9. "Mariam Khan in trouble! After Paras Kalnawat and Avinash Mishra, leading lady Priyanka Kandwal quits the show -". Retrieved 1 November 2018.

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