Rithvik Dhanjani began his acting career with a cameo in Bandini, where he played Parth, a negative character. However, his big break came in Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani on Star One. He played the antagonist, Jay Khurana, who was a werewolf and in love with the female protagonist. The show ended on December 15, 2011.
He was later offered the role of the parallel lead “Arjun” in the Balaji Telefilms show Pavitra Rishta on Zee TV.
Rithvik Dhanjani Biography
A certified actor from Kishore Namit Kapoot acting lab. Studied body language in relation with acting by Dr. Abhijeet Das. He has done theater back in Dubai for 2 1/2 years both commercial and communal. After he shifted to Mumbai, Rithvik trained for dance under Abhijit Das. He then auditioned for Dance India Dance (season 1) and reached top 100. After he started acting, dancing took a back seat.
In 2012, Dhanjani, along with co-star Ankita Lokhande, performed on Dance India Dance Lil’ Masters. In June 2012 Rithvik entered Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 as Wild Card entry and came in third place. In 2013, he hosted India’s Best Dramebaaz, on Zee TV, with Ragini Khanna. He was seen in the Teen ka Tadka episode of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 6, on Colors, with Lauren and Punit.
He plays the role of Arjun Digvijay Kirloskar, the son of Digvijay Kirloskar (Naved Aslam) and the love interest of Purvi Deshmukh (Asha Negi). He enjoys a huge fan following because of the excellent chemistry he shares with Asha Negi on the show.
Born: November 5, 1988 (age 25), Mandsaur
Height: 1.80 m
Movies and TV shows: Pavitra Rishta, Jo Hum Chahein
Awards: Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominations: Indian Telly Award for Best Onscreen Couple