Paras Kalnawat Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More

Paras Kalnawat Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More

Paras Kalnawat (born 9 November 1996) is an Indian model and actor best known for his roles in Meri Durga as Sanjay Singh Ahlawat, Ishq Aaj Kal as Faraz Sheikh, and Anupamaa as Samar Shah.

Early years

Kalnawat was born on November 9, 1996, in Bhandara, a district near Nagpur, to Nagpur-based businessman Bhushan Kalnawat and Anita Kalnawat. He has an elder sister named Pragati Kalnawat Sharma. He finished his education at a local school in Nagpur before joining S.K. To obtain his Bachelor of Commerce degree, he attended Somaiya College of Arts, Science, and Commerce. Later, he moved to Mumbai to pursue a career as an actor, where he earned a dance diploma from Terence Lewis Dance Academy and formal acting training from Barry John's Acting Classes.

Private life

Kalnawat revealed in 2021 that he is in a serious relationship with someone who is not in the entertainment industry. On March 27, 2021, while filming the Holi sequence in Anupamaa, he learned of his father's sudden death from a heart attack.

During his stint on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10 in November 2022, he revealed that he had been diagnosed with Spondylitis.


Modeling, making a debut, and early success (2016-2020)

Kalnawat began his modeling career in 2016 and his acting career in 2017 when he appeared in an episode of Aye Zindagi as Dhruv. He made his television debut in July 2017 opposite Srishti Jain in StarPlus's Meri Durga, where he played the lead role of Sanjay Singh Ahlawat until the show was cancelled in March 2018. In May 2018, he was cast as Rehaan Thakur opposite Priyanka Kandwal in Star Plus's Mariam Khan - Reporting Live. However, due to personal reasons, the duo left the show in September 2018.

Later that year, he played recurring roles in Kaun Hai? as well as Laal Ishq. In 2019, he made his digital debut as Shivam Noon opposite Palak Purswani in ALT Balaji's Dil Hi Toh Hai 2. In the same year, he played Antihero Faraz Sheikh in all four seasons of the web series Ishq Aaj Kal opposite Ankitta Sharma, and in early 2020, he reprised his role as Shivam in Dil Hi Toh Hai 3 opposite Poulomi Das.

Anupamaa's breakthrough, fallout, and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10 (2020-present)

Kalnawat signed on to play dancer Samar Shah in Anupamaa, opposite Anagha Bhosale and Alma Hussein, in March 2020. Due to the show's immediate success, he became a household name as Samar, which proved to be a watershed moment in his career.

He later appeared in music videos such as Tere Naal Rehna, Akhaa Vich, Khumariyaan, Yaar Ki Mehfil, Baadal Barse, and others.

Kalnawat announced his participation in the dance-based reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10 in July 2022. However, Anupamaa's producer Rajan Shahi terminated his three-year contract, calling the actor "unprofessional" because the show was scheduled to air on rival channel Colors TV. To his defense, Kalnawat claimed that "he already informed the makers about the same, to which they asked him to choose between Anupamaa and Jhalak in return, and he chose the latter for his career growth, claiming his ouster to be a "PR Tactic" supporting his former co
He has been playing Rajveer Luthra opposite Sana Sayyad in Zee TV's Kundali Bhagya since March 2023.


On Indian Independence Day 2022, he launched the Clean India Campaign and invited his fans to join and support him.

Kalnawat is well-known for his poetry as well as his acting.



2017Aye ZindagiDhruvEpisode 16
2017–2018Meri DurgaSanjay Singh "SP/Prince" Ahlawat
2018Mariam Khan - Reporting LiveRehaan Thakur
Kaun Hai?Kunwar Ratan Pratap Singh RathoreEpisode: "The Heir of Dhawalgarh"
2019Laal IshqKabirEpisode: "Khooni Wig"
Mannu MittalEpisode: "Mayavi Shev"
2020–2022AnupamaaSamar "Bakuda" Shah
2022Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10Contestant10th place
2023–presentKundali BhagyaRajveer Luthra

Web series

2019–2020Dil Hi Toh HaiShivam "Shivi" NoonSeasons 2-3
2019Ishq Aaj KalFaraz Sheikh
2023Butterflies Season 4NeerajEpisode 3: "Kebab Mein Haddi"

Music videos

2020Tere Naal RehnaJeet GannguliJyotica Tangri
2021Akhaa VichSonu Kakkar
Ladki Star HaiHimani Bairwa
Dil Nu DildaarYasser Desai
KhumariyaanRaj Barman, Samira Koppikar
Sun YaaraRahat Fateh Ali Khan
2022Tum Subah Tum ShabMohammad Danish, Sarodee Bora
Yaar Ki MehfilStebin Ben
HumnashiPalak Muchhal, Ashok Ojha
Baadal BarseYasser Desai
2023Zariya TuRomy
Gallan MithiyanAnmol Daniel

Awards and nominations

202214th Gold AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting RoleAnupamaaTBA
Most Stylish ActorTBA
Full NameParas Bhushan Kalnawat
Profession(s)Actor, Model
Famous Role‘Sanjay Prince’ in the TV serial, “Meri Durga” (2017)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 187 cm
in meters- 1.87 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 2”
Eye ColourHazel Grey
Hair ColourBlack
DebutTV: Meri Durga (2017)
Web Series: Dil Hi Toh Hai Season 2 (2019)
Award‘Digital Debut of the Year’ for the web series “Dil Hi Toh Hai” (2019)

Personal Life

Date of Birth9 November 1996 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2022)26 Years
BirthplaceBhandara, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signScorpio
HometownBhandara, Maharashtra, India
SchoolHe did his schooling from Nagpur.
College/UniversityS.K. Somaiya College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Mumbai
Educational QualificationB.Com
HobbiesGymming, Writing
Tattoo(s)• On His Back: Wolf
Paras Kalnawat's tattoo
• On His Right Ankle: His ex-girlfriend, Urfi's name
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Bhushan Kalnawat (Businessman)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsParas has one elder sister.
FoodSalad, Waffle, Pizza
Actor(s)Ranbir kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Hrithik Roshan
ActressAlia Bhatt
SingerArijit Singh
Colour(s)Black, White, Red
Travel Destination(s)Kashmir, Paris
RestaurantSalad Station in Mumbai
Apparel BrandUnder Armour
FilmAe Dil Hai Mushkil (2016)
Perfume BrandGucci
Mobile ApplicationWhatsapp
EmojiLove Struck
CartoonTom & Jerry

Some Lesser Known Facts About Paras Kalnawat

  • Does Paras Kalnawat smoke?: No 
  • Does Paras Kalnawat drink alcohol?: No 
  • Paras Kalnawat is an Indian television actor and model.
  • He was born in a middle-class family in Bhandara, Maharashtra.
  • He wanted to become an actor since childhood.
  • Paras completed his schooling from Nagpur.
  • He used o take part in plays during his school days.
  • After completing his class 12, Paras relocated to Mumbai to make a career in acting.
  • While pursuing his graduation, Paras joined Terence Lewis‘ dance academy to learn dance.
  • He has learnt acting from Barry John’s acting school.
  • In 2016, Kalnawat participated in People’s Choice Award Max Elite Model Look competition. He won the title of Mr. Multimedia in the contest.
  • He has walked the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week for many popular fashion designers, including Kunal Rawal, Monisha Jaisingh, Manish Malhotra, and Narendra Kumar.
  • He has also modelled for many print and television advertisements.
  • Paras made his TV debut in 2017 with the TV serial, “Meri Durga.” He earned huge popularity for playing the role of ‘Sanjay Prince Ahlawat’ in the serial.
  • Subsequently, he appeared in TV serials like “Mariam Khan: Reporting Live,” “Aye Zindagi,” “Kaun Hai?,” “Laal Ishq,” and “Anupamaa.”
  • Paras has also featured in many web series like “Dil Hi Toh Hai 2,” “Ishq Aaj Kal,” and “Dil Hi Toh Hai 3.”
  • Kalnawat has even featured in the music video of the song, “Tere Naal Rehna.”
  • Paras is a devotee of Lord Ganesha.
  • He shares a great bond with his dance guru, Terence Lewis and also consider him his inspiration.
  • Paras is a fitness enthusiast and hits the gym daily.
  • He has worked with the actor and director Aneeta Patel as a line producer in few projects.
  • Kalnawat loves collecting shoes and has around 75 pairs of it.
  •  Paras has a phobia of height and water.
  • Paras was very shy in his childhood. He hardly talked to any girl during his school days.
  • Paras disclosed during an interview that he was not a party person.

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