Rithvik Dhanjani, Height, Family, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

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.

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Personal Information

Real Name Rithvik Dhanjani
Nickname AKA Rithvik
DOB (Date of Birth) 5 November 1988
Age 35 Years
Birth Place Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Religion Hinduism


School High School
College/ University City of London College, England
Educational Qualification Graduate

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 9”
Meter 1.75 m
Centimeters 175 cm
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 16 inches

Family Information

Father Name Chandra Prakash Dhanjani
Mother Name N/A
Siblings Sister- Heena Dhanjani
Marital Status Unmarried
Wife N/A
Children N/A


Girlfriend Asha Negi (Actress)


Profession Actor, TV Host
Net Worth $5 Million


Color Red, Black, White
Food Butter Chicken, Bhindi, Chaat, Cold Coffee, Chocolates
Drink Officer’s Choice
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 Childhood Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani Childhood Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani Young Age Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani Young Age Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani With his Family Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani With his Family Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani With his Father Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani With his Father Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani With his Mother Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani With his Mother Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani With his Sister Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani With his Sister Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani With his Girlfriend Picture
Rithvik Dhanjani With his Girlfriend Picture


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.

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Personal life

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.

Net Worth

As of June 1, 2023, Rithvik Dhanjani’s estimated net worth is approximately $5 million.

Films List

Title Notes Role Year
Jo Hum Chahein Aakash 2011
Aftermath Short film Ali  
Arranged Tarun 2022
Lost and Found in Singapore Dhruv 2023

Television List

Title Notes Role Year
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  
Episodes 14-94 Host 2013-2015
Nach Baliye 6 Winner Contestant 2013–2014
MTV Fanaah Vidhyut 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  
V Distraction Host  
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    
Aye Zindagi   2017
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

Title Role Year
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  
Jamai Raja Himself  
Bigg Boss 11 2017
Kaleerein 2018
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 2020
Meet: Badlegi Duniya Ki Reet 2021

Web series List

Title Notes Role Year
Butterflies Season 4 Episode 3: “Kebab Mein Haddi” Gaurav 2023
Datebaazi Host 2022
Cartel Abhay Angre 2021
Lockdown Rishtey Rithvik 2020
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  

Accolades List

Award Work Result Category Year
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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