Rithvik Dhanjani, Height, Family, Age, Affairs, Biography & More
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Rithvik Dhanjani is an accomplished Indian actor primarily known for his work in Hindi television and web shows. In addition to his acting roles, he has also gained recognition as a host and participant in various reality shows, such as Nach Baliye, Dare 2 Dance, India’s Best Dramebaaz, and V Distraction. Notably, he clinched the title in Nach Baliye Season 6 and the stunt-based reality show “I Can Do That.” Furthermore, Dhanjani achieved success in reality shows like Nach Baliye 2, where he partnered with Asha Negi. His noteworthy performances can be seen in TV series like Pavitra Rishta, Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani, Bairi Piya, and Kumkum Bhagya. He made his acting debut in 2009 with the show “Bandini,” portraying the character Parth. Dhanjani gained popularity, especially among young adults, through his hosting role on Bindass’s “Yeh Hai Aashiqui.” In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive Rithvik Dhanjani biography.
Rithvik Dhanjani Biography
Rithvik Dhanjani made a significant mark in the television industry with his debut in the popular show “Pavitra Rishta.” He initially entered the television scene with the supernatural TV series “Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani” on STAR One, where he portrayed the antagonist role of Jay Khurana from 2010 to 2011. Following this, he appeared in Ekta Kapoor’s “Bandini” as Parth Shashank Mehta. In 2015, he secured the top spot in the stunt-based reality show, “I Can Do That.” Dhanjani’s breakthrough moment came with “Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani,” where he convincingly portrayed the character of Jay Khurana. In 2012, he participated in the fifth season of “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” on Colors. Later, in 2018, Rithvik took on the challenge of “Khatron Ke Khiladi” and is set to appear in “Khatron Ke Khiladi Made in India,” which is scheduled to air soon.
|Real Name||Rithvik Dhanjani|
|DOB (Date of Birth)||5 November 1988|
|Birth Place||Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|College/ University||City of London College, England|
|Feet & Inches||5’ 9”|
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 16 inches
|Father Name||Chandra Prakash Dhanjani|
|Siblings||Sister- Heena Dhanjani|
|Girlfriend||Asha Negi (Actress)|
|Profession||Actor, TV Host|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Color||Red, Black, White|
|Food||Butter Chicken, Bhindi, Chaat, Cold Coffee, Chocolates|
|Actor/Actress||Hrithik Roshan, Ram Kapoor, Ronit Roy, Kajol|
|Songs||Babul Mora Naihar Chhooto Hi Jaaye|
|Movies||The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (American, 2008)|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Dancing, Shopping, Watching Films, Playing Musical Instruments|
Rithvik Dhanjani hails from a Sindhi family and relocated to Dubai shortly after his birth. He spent a significant portion of his early years in Dubai, where he explored theater and also assisted his father, Chandra Prakash Dhanjani, in his business ventures. While we know his father’s name, the name of his mother is not publicly available. Rithvik also has an older sister named Heena Dhanjani.
Rithvik Dhanjani, a versatile entertainer known for his acting and hosting roles, was born on November 5, 1988, in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh, India. As of now, he is 35 years old.
Rithvik Dhanjani pursued his education in Dubai, where he completed his schooling. He went on to further his studies at the City of London College. Throughout his college years, Rithvik actively engaged in acting, modeling, and hosting various shows. His passion for the performing arts led him to participate in dramas and events during both his school and college days. With a keen interest in acting and modeling, he chose to focus on acting as his major subject. After successfully earning his degree, Rithvik continued to be involved in theatre productions in Dubai.
Height and Weight
Rithvik Dhanjani has 5′ 9″ height and weight around 75 kilos.
Dhanjani crossed paths with actress Asha Negi on the set of Pavitra Rishta in 2011, and from there, their romantic journey took off. Their initial encounter occurred while working on the TV serial Pavitra Rishta. As for marriage, he mentioned, “We haven’t made any concrete plans for the next 2-3 years.” Dhanjani and Negi decided to go their separate ways in May 2020. Their admirers affectionately refer to them as AshVik. While an engagement might be in the cards, the actual wedding will have to wait.
Dhanjani made his acting debut with a cameo appearance in “Bandini” in 2009, portraying the negative character Parth. His acting career gained traction with his role as the antagonist, Jeh Khurana, in the supernatural-themed television series “Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani” in 2010. Following this, he took on supporting roles such as Prithvi Pundir in “Bairi Piya” from 2009 to 2010, and Partho Rawal in “Tere Liye” in 2010. In 2013, Dhanjani garnered popularity among young adults as the host of Bindass’s “Yeh Hai Aashiqui,” which featured a collection of diverse romance-drama stories curated by Vikas Gupta.
Debut and early roles (2010–2012)
Rithvik Dhanjani’s pivotal career moment came with his role as the antagonist, Jay Khurana, in “Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani” from 2010 to 2011. His character, a werewolf in love with Sukirti Kandpal’s character, left a significant mark. Following this, he participated in and excelled in “Nach Baliye 6,” further establishing his prowess as a dancer. In 2011, he made his foray into films with “Jo Hum Chahein,” playing the character Akash. Dhanjani also took on a role in MTV’s “Fannah,” a supernatural-themed horror series tailored for the young adult audience, where he portrayed the character Vidyut. The film received mixed to negative reviews and was not successful at the box office.
Additionally, he appeared in the short film “Aftermath,” depicting the character Ali. Rithvik has been actively involved in hosting various dance and reality shows like “V’s Distraction” and “Nach Baliye 7,” and has also participated in dance competitions, including “Dare 2 Dance.” In June 2012, he entered “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5” as a wild card entry and achieved the position of second runner-up.
Establishment as an actor and presenter (2013-2019)
Rithvik Dhanjani’s portrayal of Arjun Digvijay Kirloskar alongside Asha Negi in Balaji Telefilms’s “Pavitra Rishta” marked a significant turning point in his career. He inhabited the character from 2011 to 2014. In 2012, Dhanjani participated in the reality television show “Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 5” and clinched the 3rd position by the end of the season. He took on the role of host for the first and second seasons of “India’s Best Dramebaaz.” From 2013 to 2015, he hosted two seasons of “Yeh Hai Aashiqui,” earning him further acclaim. He also made a return for an episode of “Jhalak Dikhla JA Season 6.”
In 2017, Rithvik first took on hosting duties for “Aye Zindagi” and later participated in “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8,” finishing in 7th place. He also took part in “Lip Sing Battle.” From 2017 to 2018, he hosted “Super Dancer (Chapter 2),” a role that earned him the Gold Award for Best Anchor. He also hosted “Rasoi Ki Jung Mummyon Ke Sung.” Additionally, he helmed “India’s Next Superstars” and “India’s Got Talent 8” in 2018. He portrayed the character Mayank in “XXX,” both in 2018, and continued his hosting duties with “Super Dancer Chapter 3” from 2018 to 2019.
As of June 1, 2023, Rithvik Dhanjani’s estimated net worth is approximately $5 million.
|Jo Hum Chahein||Aakash||2011|
|Lost and Found in Singapore||Dhruv||2023|
|Bandini||Parth Shashank Mehta||2010-11|
|Bairi Piya||Prithvi Pundir||2009–2010|
|Tere Liye||Partho Rawal||2010|
|Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani||Jeh Khurana||2010–2011|
|Pavitra Rishta||Arjun Digvijay Kirloskar||2011–2014|
|Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5||2nd runner-up||Contestant||2012|
|India’s Best Dramebaaz||Host||2013|
|Yeh Hai Aashiqui||Episode: “Lights, Camera, Heartbreak”||Kabir|
|Nach Baliye 6||Winner||Contestant||2013–2014|
|India’s Raw Star||Finale episode||Host|
|Dare 2 Dance||Contestant|
|Box Cricket League 1||2014–2015|
|Yeh Hai Aashiqui||Episode: “Onscreen Offscreen”||Himself||2015|
|India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun?||Episode 4||Contestant|
|Nach Baliye 7|
|Yeh Hai Aashiqui Siyappa Ishq Ka|
|I Can Do That||Winner||Contestant|
|India’s Best Dramebaaz||Host||2015–2016|
|Box Cricket League 2||Contestant||2016|
|Pyaar Ki Yeh Kahani Suno||Host|
|So You Think You Can Dance|
|Man Vs. Job|
|Super Dancer Chapter 1|
|Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8||7th place||Contestant|
|Lip Sing Battle|
|Super Dancer Chapter 2||Host||2017-2018|
|Rasoi Ki Jung Mummyon Ke Sung|
|India’s Next Superstars||2018|
|India’s Got Talent 8|
|Super Dancer Chapter 3||2018-2019|
|Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi – Made in India||9th place||Contestant||2020|
|Super Dancer Chapter 4||Host||2021|
Guest appearances List
|Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke||Himself||2013|
|MTV Webbed 2||2014|
|India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj|
|Hum Hain Na|
|Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6|
|Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 6||2015|
|Kumkum Bhagya||Arjun Kirloskar|
|Bigg Boss 11||2017|
|Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10||2020|
|Meet: Badlegi Duniya Ki Reet||2021|
Web series List
|Butterflies Season 4||Episode 3: “Kebab Mein Haddi”||Gaurav||2023|
|Galti Se Mis-Tech||Shivam Chaturvedi||2018|
|I Don’t Watch TV||Himself||2016|
|Arre: Ho Ja Re-Gender||Special appearance||Guest|
|XXX||Episode: “The Climax”||Mayank|
|Ladies vs Gentlemen||Panelist||Himself|
|Gold Awards||Pavitra Rishta||Nominated||Debut in a Lead Role – Male||2012|
|Indian Telly Awards||Won||Best Actor in a Supporting Role||2013|
|Nominated||Best Onscreen Couple (with Asha Negi)|
|Indian Television Academy Awards||Nominated||Gr8 Face of the Year|
|Gold Awards||Nominated||Best Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Nominated||Gold Best Onscreen Jodi (with Asha Negi)|
|Super Dancer 2||Won||Best Anchor[a]||2017|
|Pinkvilla Style Icons Awards||—||Nominated||Super Stylish Host||2022|
|Indian Television Academy Awards||Super Dancer 4||Nominated||Popular Actor – Host|
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