Karan Patel the angry young man is currently TV’s favorite male lead. While, you might know him very well as Raman Kumar Bhalla of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, here we share some of the interesting facts from his personal life
Karan Patel is the Only Son of a Mumbai Based Businessman
Karan was born on 23rd November 1983 to Rashesh Patel and his wife in Calcutta. Karan soon moved to Mumbai and did both his schooling as well as college in Mumbai. He did his graduation from Mithabhai College. Karan is the only son of his parents.
Karan Is a Mama’s Boy
Karan Patel always asks his mother about everything and seeks her advice on the same. A smile on her face assures Karan that he is doing right. He credits his mom for everything including guiding him throughout his life. He believes it was because of his mom that he was always away from bad habits and bad company. No wonder, if sources are to be believed Karan broke his relationship with Kamya Punjabi only for his parent’s happiness.
Karan Sharpened His Acting Skills in London School of Arts
Karan went to the famous Kishore Namit Kapoor Institute of acting to learn acting. It is the same institute where big Bollywood names like Kareen Kapoor Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Imran Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Ranveer Singh got their training from. In addition, Karan also went to the London School of Arts to sharpen his acting skills further.
Karan Patel Is a Trained Dancer
We see time to time Raman Kumar Bhalla shaking his legs with his wife Ishita Bhalla on screen. While, you were busy watching the chemistry between the two, let me highlight the fact that Karan is a trained dancer. He learned dancing from the Shiamak Davar Dance Academy. Karan also participated in Nach Baliye 3 (2007) and later in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 in the year 2013.
Karan Started His Career With Ekta Kapoor’s Kasautii Zindagi Kay in 2005
Although Kasautii Zindagi Kay was the story that revolved between Anurag, Prerna, Mr. Bajaj and Komolika, the serial introduced many of the current TV stars in small roles – on such actor was Karan Patel. He was seen in few more small roles in the same year (Kesar, Kavyanjali) until he got a lead role of Robbie Sabarwal in Kasturi.
Karan Was Once Dating Amita Chandekar, a co-star from Kasturi
Karan who was seen with Amita in Nach Baliye 3 was dating her. The couple during their stint even mentioned that they were madly in love with each other. However, when Nach Baliye ended, their relationship ended too. However, Karan, later denied this relationship by stating that Amita was never his gf nor can she ever be. This infuriated the fans who believed that the two faked their love story for a reality show.
Karan Patel was once obsessed of Payal Rohatgi
Not many know but when Karan Patel and Payal Rohatgi participated in an adventure reality show Survivors India (2011), Karan tried to be cosy with Payal at two occasions. Not just that, he even went outside her room at 2 am in the night and started banging her door continuously. This happened one more time. Later Payal Rohatgi went to the extent of calling Karan a rapist on a micro blogging site. Payal’s boyfriend Sangram Singh (wrestler) had to intervene to stop this entire drama between the two.
Karan Patel Is All Set to Marry His Fiancee Ankita Bhargava on May 3
A month ago we mentioned that Karan Patel left his girl Kamya Punjabi whom he met in Box Cricket League, to marry Ankita Bhargava, didn’t we? As per the latest confirmation by the actor and his would be wife, it seems the couple will tie the knot on May 3, 2015. In addition, we hear that Ankita will not only enter Karan’s life in real but in reel as well. Yes, she will enter in Yeh Hain Mohabbatein to disrupt the love between Raman Kumar and his wife Ishita Bhalla (Divyanka Tripathi).
Karan Patel Has Two Bollywood Movies to His Credit
Not one, but Karan Patel has acted in two Bollywood films. Yes, before making a comeback in TV as Raman Kumar Bhalla, Patel did a Mahesh Manjreka film in 2010 – City of Gold where he plays the role of Naru. He was also seen in Ekta Kapoor’s Shootout At Wadala as Bhaskar’s bodyguard – Jamal.
A quick look on Karan Patel’s favorite things:
His favorite color is Black
His Favorite Song is “Deewana Dil Deewana …” From Shah Rukh Khan starrer Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
His Favorite Superhero is Batman
His Favorite Holiday Destination is London
He Loves Going For Horse Riding and Trekking