Karan Sharma is an Indian actor and model who primarily works in Hindi television shows. He is well known for his appearance in the television shows like Ekk Nayi Pehchaan as Karan Suresh Modi on Sony TV (2013) and Sasural Simar Ka 2 as Vivaan Oswal on Colors TV (2021).
Karan Sharma was born on Sunday, 6 March 1981 (age 41 years; as of 2022) in Ranipokhari, Dehradun, India. His zodiac sign is Pisces.
Childhood picture of Karan Sharma
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 42″, Waist 32″, Biceps 16″
Karan Sharma belongs to a Garhwali family.
Parents & Siblings
Karan’s father, R.K. Sharma, is a retired subedar from the Indian Army.
Karan Sharma with his father
Karan Sharma with his mother
His sister’s name is Shivani Semwal.
Karan Sharma with his sister
He has a younger brother, Anuj Kishore.
Karan Sharma with his brother
Wife & Children
Karan Sharma got married to Tiaara Kar on 16 November 2016 in the presence of their families and close friends.
Wedding picture of Karan Sharma and Tiaara Kar
Tiaara is a singer and actress, who belongs to a Bengali family. The wedding took place at Karan’s hometown Ranipokhari in Dehradun with the fusion of Garhwali and Bengali rituals. After three years of marriage, the couple decided to part ways and got legally divorced on 23 December 2019. In an interview, when asked about the reason behind his divorce, Karan said,
Our marriage was not going in the right direction. Initially, we thought that it would be better to give some time to our relationship. However, when things didn’t work out after two years, we decided to part ways and had been living separately for almost a year. Mutual understanding is what keeps two individuals bound together in a marriage, and when things don’t work out, it is better to move on.”
Before getting married to Tiaara Kar, Karan Sharma dated her for more than a year after he met Tiaara through a mutual friend. In 2020, it was rumoured that Karan Sharma dated Shweta Rohira, an actress and businesswoman.
Karan Sharma with Shweta Rohira
Shweta is the rakhi sister of Salman Khan, and ex-wife of Pulkit Samrat, who got divorced in 2017. Karan and Shweta met on the sets of the play Blind Date. Later, when asked about her relationship with Karan, Shweta denied the same.
Karan started his acting career by taking part in a workshop at the National School of Drama in New Delhi in which he performed theatre plays in various languages like English, Kannada, and Hindi. Later, he appeared in lead roles in various theatre plays and stage shows.
Karan made his debut in television with the show Pyaar Ka Bandhan in which he played the role of Sujoy Das on Sony TV.
Karan Sharma in a still from the television show Pyar Ka Bandhan
In 2010, he appeared in four shows; Baa Bahoo Aur Baby as Anirudh Desai on StarPlus, Sapnon Se Bhare Naina as Abhi on StarPlus, Bandini as Krishna Arjan Mahiyavanshi on NDTV Imagine, and Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai as Rishabh on StarPlus. In 2012, Karan appeared on Zee TV in the show Pavitra Rishta as Sunny Mukesh Khandeshi.
Karan Sharma in a still from the television show Pavitra Rishta
In 2013, he played the role of Karan Suresh Modi in the show Ekk Nayi Pehchaan on Sony TV.
Poster of Karan Sharma’s television show Ekk Nayi Pehchaan
Karan is well known for playing the role of Ayush Gokhale in the show Mohi on StarPlus. In 2021, he appeared in the show Sasural Simar Ka 2 as Vivaan Oswal on Colors TV.
Karan Sharma in a still from the television show Sasural Simar Ka 2
Karan Sharma has appeared in various commercials for popular brands like McDonald’s, Cadbury Perk, HDFC Life, TVC by Suzuki India, Fair and Handsome, I Ball Andi Udaan Mobile, Officer’s Choice Blue, Nokia, DNA Deo, and Sofit.
In 2019, Karan Sharma appeared in the music video ‘Zaroorat’ alongside Divya Kushwaha. In 2020, he appeared in the music video Mera ‘Aitbaar Karo’ alongside Meera on YouTube.
- 2019: Perfect Achievers Award at Perfect Achievers Awards
Karan Sharma with his Perfect Achievers Award
- Book(s): The Winner Stands Alone by Paulo Coelho and The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
- Television Show(s): Kyunki… Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai (2008) on Sahara One and Beta Bhagya Se Bitiya Saubhagya Se (2016) on DD National
- Karan’s ex-wife, Tiaara Kar, participated in the singing reality show Indian Idol Season 5 on Sony TV.
- In 2018, Karan was selected to play a role in the mythological show Karn Sangini. Later, he was dropped from the show by the makers as he was not willing to share his make-up room with his co-actor.
- Karan Sharma started his acting career by mimicking actors in stage and theatre plays.
- During his school days, Karan aspired to be a singer, and actively participated in dance and singing competitions in school.
- Karan’s first pay cheque was around Rs 5000, which he earned by taking computer classes for students in a coaching institute.
- Karan is a fitness enthusiast, and he often shares his workout regime on social media.
Karan Sharma at the gym
- Since childhood, Karan had a keen interest in photography. While Karan was in Bangalore to shoot for an ad film, he used to shoot portfolio of his friends.
Karan Sharma with his cameras
- Karan has a self-titled YouTube channel in which he posts videos and shorts of his live chat, vlogs, and dance covers; the channel has more than 271 K subscribers.
- Karan was invited as the Guest of Honour at Lions club Rishikesh by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati and Vidhan Sabha Adhiyaksh, Pream Agarwal.
Karan Sharma as Guest of Honour at Lions club Rishikesh
- In 2015, Karan promoted his show Mohi on Red FM 93.5 FM in Bhopal.
Karan Sharma at Red FM 93.5 for promotion of his television show Mohi