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Apurva Agnihotri

Apurva Agnihotri Indian actor

Indian actor
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Indian actor
Is Actor
From India
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender male
Birth 2 December 1972, Kolkata
Age: 47 years
Spouse: Shilpa Sakhlani
The details

Apurva Agnihotri is an Indian television actor, known for his role in hit show Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin and his debut film Pardes.

Personal life

Agnihotri was born in Kolkata, India. He did his schooling from South Point School (India) in Kolkata.He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bhavan's College, Andheri, Mumbai in 1993. He married Shilpa Sakhlani in 2004.


Apurva 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 1997's Zee Cine Awards. Apurva along with his wife are participants of reality show Big Boss 7 which has been aired on Colors from 15th Sept 2013. In the starting episode, Apurva has been sent to Jahannum('Hell') while his wife was assigned Jannat ('Heaven').

After several more film roles, he was offered the lead role in Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, an Indian television serial. His work as Armaan Suri won him the Indian Telly Awards Best Actor Award for 2005.

He joined the show Bigg Boss 7 on 15 September 2013 with his wife Shilpa Sakhlani. He was a patient and calm player and also shaved his hair off to make his team win a task. He was voted out by the audience on the 7th week of the show (2 November 2013)



Year Film Role Notes
1997 Pardes Rajiv Debut Film
Nominated - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Male
1999 Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin Ashok/Sunil
2000 Krodh Raj Verma
2001 Hum Ho Gaye Aapke Mohan Sachdev
Kasoor Amit
2002 Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai Vikram
2003 Dhund Kunal
2004 Lakeer Rony

TV Series/Reality Shows

  • Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin (September 2003-May 2006) as Armaan Suri
  • Nach Baliye (2005) with his wife
  • Kaajjal (October 2006 – September 2007) as Dev Pratap Singh
  • Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi (February 2008 – February 2009) as Dr. Shekhar Kapoor
  • Pati Patni Aur Woh (TV series) (August – November 2009) as himself with his wife, Shilpa Sakhlani.
  • Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai (October 2007 – November 2010) Anmol Rajvansh
  • Aasman Se Aage (April – July 2012) DC (Dev Chopra)
  • Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai (2012) Judge Of Singing Competition
  • Bigg Boss 7 (2013) Himself
  • Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara(February 2014) as Vikram Dhanrajgir
  • Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh(October 2014- March 2015) as Vikram Ahuja
  • Kahani yeh Power Couple Ki ( December 2015- Present) as himself with his wife.
  • SauBhagyalaxmi (January 2016-March 2016) Samarth Ranawat

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