Born in the year 1982, Arjun Bijlani is one of the most famous and loved Indian television and film actors. His major industry of work in the present time is Indian Television and he works in TV fiction and reality shows. He also had received several awards for his acting including four Gold Awards. Recently, Arjun participated in Colours TV’s stunt-based reality show hosted by Rohit Shetty named Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi season 11 and won the title. Arjun Bijlani made his television debut with Ekta Kapoor’s Production Kartika on Hungama TV and since then he has acted and hosted many shows.
About Arjun’s Career
Arjun Bijlani started his television journey in the year 2004 with Balaji Telefilms series Kartika opposite Jennifer Winget. He was in the lead role, his character was named Ankush who was Kartika’s love interest. In the year 2005, he appeared in a youth television-based series named Remix where he played the supporting role and his character’s name was Vikram. Though he debuted in Indian Television in the year 2004 he got noticed by the audience through the action-based television drama “Left Right Left” where he portrayed the role of Cadet Aalekh Sharma. Arjun continuously proved himself and started getting more frequent leading roles in television dramas.
He signed Deepti Bhatnagar’s period drama Mohe Rang De in the year 2008 and played the role of a rich fun-loving guy named Sanjay. In the same year, he got featured in the romantic youth show named Mile Jab Hum Tum along with Sanaya Irani, Mohit Sehgal, and Rati Pandey. Mile Jab Hum Tum conquered many hearts and is still noted in the list of most loved television shows. Arjun played the role of Mayank Sharma who is a nerd and falls in love with a fun-loving girl. The fanbase of this particular show still exists and this was also the very first show of Arjun as a leading actor that got such high TRP and love from the audience, the show ended on November 19 in 2010. The success of this particular show made way for Bijlani’s career, his next venture was NDTV Imagine’s show Pardes Mein Mila Koi Apna alongside Bhavna Khatri where he played the part of character Chandrakant Bhosale.
More About His Career
Arjun Bijlani is a very fine actor but he is also an outstanding host, in the year 2012 he hosted UTV Bindass’ reality talk show Dell Inspiron Road Diaries and in the same year he also acted opposite Neha Janpandit in Magic Lantern’s telefilm in Teri Meri Love Stories that was aired in Star Plus. In the year 2012, Arjun also did a short film, Full Phukre. In 2013, he worked on two more short films named I Guess and Caught in the Web released in the upcoming year. I guess the plot of the short film revolves around the protagonist named Manav waiting for his friend’s operation in a hospital lobby, who starts a weird conversation with a stranger named Aadi about life and death. In another short film, Caught in the Web, he played the role of Karan, a casanova always cheating on the net.
In 2014, he was featured in an episode of UTV Bindass’ Yeh hai Aashiqui, which was one of the most loved series. In March of the year 2015, Arjun Bijlani again worked with the production his career started, Balaji Telefilms. He signed a romantic television drama series Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi alongside Radhika Madan and Shakti Arora. In the same year, he went for another Balaji Telefilms show Naagin opposite Mouni Roy, this show was broadcasted on Colours TV, this was a thriller show loved by many Indian households. This remarkable show earned high TRPs and finished in the year 2016.
From 2016 – Till Present
In the year 2016 Arjun made his Bollywood debut with Baba Motion Pictures’ Direct Ishq co-starring Rajneesh Duggal and Nidhi Subbaiah. In July, he participated in the dance show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa. In August of the year 2016, he signed Colours Tv’s show Kavach….Kali Shaktiyo starring Mona Singh and Vivek Dahiya also appeared in several episodes of Naagin (season two).
In the year 2017, he went with Beyond Dreams Entertainment show Ishq Mein Marjawan which was broadcasted on Colours TV, the show received very good TRPs and was finished in June 2019. In the meantime, during the year 2018, Bijlani anchored the dance reality show Dance Deewane and hosted Colours’ TV cooking reality show, Kitchen Champion in the year 2019 and appeared in 4 episodes of Naagin season three.
In the year 2020, he was seen in the music video named Kehndi Haan Kehndi Naa produced by VYRL originals with Sukriti Kakar and Prakriti Kakar. In the same year during March, he made his debut with the State of Siege: 26/11 that was produced by Contiloe Pictures and Distributed by ZEE5. He participated in the stunt-reality show, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi season 11 and emerged as a winner.
Arjun Bijlani belongs to a Sindhi family and comes from Mumbai, Maharashtra. He did his schooling at Bombay Scottish School and college at H.R. College of Commerce and Science. He is married to his longtime girlfriend, Neha Swami and on the 21st of January 2015, the couple became parents. Arjun Bijlani is a very fine actor who has been entertaining us since the year 2004. His hard work has made him one of the most loved television actors in India. He has won many awards for his acting in the Indian Television industry, he has received awards for best actor critics, best actor in a negative role, and also the award for best host in the years 2016, 2018, and 2019 in the ceremony of Gold Awards. Arjun is also trying his hands in the acting world of Bollywood and OTT platforms and hopefully, his hard work and dedication towards acting will lead him to many more great places.