Hiten Tejwani is a popular actor from the Indian TV industry. He is best known for his roles in Kutumb, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, and Pavitra Rishta. On September 30, 2017, he was selected as a contestant on the reality show Bigg Boss 11 which airs on Colors TV.
Early Life and Education
Tejwani was born on March 5, 1974 into a Sindhi family in Mumbai, India. His father Jethanand Bhojraj is a cloth merchant and his mother Asha a homemaker. They ran a family business.
Hiten attended the Saint Francis D’Assissi High School. He then went to Jai Hind College located at Churchgate, Mumbai.
Hiten was really interested in acting. Hence after getting his college degree he joined a local theater group and began working for varied theatre productions.
Tejwani got his TV acting break in the soap opera Ghar Ek Mandir Hai (2000) which aired on Sony TV. He however found fame after he got an acting offer in Balaji Telefilms very popular drama series Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Hiten then went on to act in many serials like Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii, Kahin Kisi Roz, Kasautti Zindagi Kay, etc.
The talented actor has also featured in many TV commercials. He also exhibited his dancing skills in season 2 and season 4 of reality dance show Nach Baliye. In addition to his work on TV, Hiten has also acted in varied Bollywood movies like Krishna Cottage, Joggers Park, and Anwar.
Tejwani entered the Bigg Boss house on 30th September, 2017. He is known for his clean and non-controversial image. Hence, his choice to the very controversial reality show is a real surprise. Hiten stated in an interview that he said yes to the show producers as he wished to test himself. He further elaborated that he will just be himself on the sets.
Personal Life and Trivia
- Hiten is married to actress Gauri Pradhan. The couple married in 2004 and has twins Katya and Neevan who were born in 2009. The marriage is solid even after 13 years.
- Hiten was married to another woman before his marriage to Gauri. He got divorced after just 11 months of marriage. Tejwani has stated that he does not talk about his previous marriage as it was too painful. He has also stated that the marriage did not work as he was not able to share time with his previous partner. He has not remained in touch with his previous wife.
- Hiten is active on Instagram. He is 5″9′ tall.