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Kartik Aaryan Wiki, Age, Biography, Girlfriend, Family, Height & Networth

Kartik Aaryan, whose original name is Kartik Tiwari was born on November 22, 1988, in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. He is a popular Indian actor and model. kartik aryaan photo

He gained popularity for his portrayal of ‘Rajat Mridul’ (Rajjo) in the romantic comedy film “Pyaar Ka Punchnama.”

Kartik Aaryan Wiki/Biography

Kartik Tiwari was born into a middle-class Hindu family. He attended St. Paul’s School and Kiddy’s School in Gwalior.

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Since his 10th standard, he aspired to become an actor. After completing his 12th standard, he moved to Mumbai in search of opportunities.

Kartik entered DY Patil College in Navi Mumbai to pursue a B.Tech degree in Biotechnology. He chose this college as it allowed him to attend auditions without attendance concerns.

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Kartik Aaryan College Days

Kartik would bunk college daily and travel to the city to participate in auditions. Prior to his foray into films, he worked as a model.

Physical Appearance

Kartik Aaryan stands at an approximate height of 6 feet (183 cm). He has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Family, Caste & Boyfriend:

Kartik Aaryan was born into a middle-class family in Gwalior. His father, Manish Tiwari, is a pediatrician,

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Kartik Aaryan with his father Manish Tiwari

and his mother, Mala Tiwari, is a homemaker.

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Kartik Aaryan with his mother Mala Tiwari

He also has a younger sister, Kittu Tiwari.

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Kartik Aaryan with sister Kittu Tiwari

Kartik belongs to the upper-caste Brahmin family.

As for his relationship status, he has maintained privacy about his personal life, and there have been no confirmed reports about his romantic partner.


He revealed that his first girlfriend left him because of his desire to pursue acting. He started dating dimple sharma after entering the entertainment industry.

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Kartik with girlfriend dimple sharma

There were rumors of him dating his “Pyaar Ka Punchnama” co-star, Nushrat Bharucha.

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Kartik Aaryan with Nushrat

Additionally, he was speculated to be in a relationship with Fatima Sana Shaikh.

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Kartik Aaryan with his Girlfriend Fatima

In July 2022, Karan Johar, while promoting his chat show “Koffee With Karan,” disclosed that Kartik had dated Sara Ali Khan.

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Kartik Aaryan with Girlfriend Sara Ali Khan

He has also dated Ananya Pandey.

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Kartik Aaryan with Ananya Pandey


Kartik Aaryan’s journey in Bollywood began with his debut film “Pyaar Ka Punchnama” in 2011, directed by Luv Ranjan. His monologue from the film became a rage and established him as a promising actor.

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He gained further recognition with the success of the film’s sequel, “Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2,” solidifying his position in the industry.

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Kartik’s portrayal of relatable characters in movies like “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety,” “Luka Chuppi,” and “Pati Patni Aur Woh” garnered critical acclaim and box office success. 


Kartik Aaryan’s exceptional performances have been acknowledged and honored in the Indian film industry. He has received several nominations and awards, including Best Actor in a Comic Role at the Zee Cine Awards for “Pyaar Ka Punchnama” and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards for “Luka Chuppi.”

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He has also been honored with the Masala Award for Best Actor and the Vogue Beauty Award for Heartthrob of the Year in 2018. 


Kartik Aaryan has a tattoo on his right hand, which reads “Work in Progress.” This inked phrase symbolizes his dedication to constant growth and improvement, both personally and professionally.

Car Collection

He owns a range of luxury vehicles, including a BMW 5 Series, a Mini Cooper, and an Audi Q7. His car collection reflects his refined taste and his passion for speed and style. The McLaren GT was gifted to him by Bhushan Kumar following the success of “Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2” (2022).


He enjoys Sindhi Curry with Zeera rice, Chhole Bathure, Paav Bhaji, Gulab Jamun, Gajar Ka Halwa, and Risotto.

His favorite actors are Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, and Ranbir Kapoor and his favorite actress is Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, and Alia Bhatt.

Some of his favorite films include “Rockstar,” “Delhi Belly,” “Gangs of Wasseypur,” and “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.” 


  • He enjoys playing video games, photography, writing, and watching football and table tennis.
  • Kartik is often referred to by his friends as “Koki.”

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  • He considers Akshay Kumar as his acting inspiration.
  • His mother calls him Guddu.
  • Kartik expressed his desire to play characters portrayed by Ranbir Kapoor in “Rockstar” and “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.”
  • Despite dropping out of his engineering degree in the final year, Kartik returned to complete his exams after being selected for “Pyaar Ka Punchnama.”
  • For the film “Akaash Vani,” Kartik, who is a vegetarian, consumed 25 eggs daily to gain weight.
  • Before his debut in “Pyaar Ka Punchnama,” Kartik shared a 2 BHK flat with 12 other boys in Lokhandwala, Mumbai.
  • He changed his name from Kartik Tiwari to Kartik Aaryan before the release of “Kaanchi: The Unbreakable.”
  • Luv Ranjan discovered Kartik on Facebook, which led to his casting in “Pyaar Ka Punchnama.”
  • Kartik didn’t inform his parents about his acting aspirations until he landed his first film.
  • He used to skip classes frequently to attend auditions. Once, his teacher offered to pass him if he could recall her name, but Kartik failed as he didn’t know it.


Who is Kartik Aaryan in a relationship with?

There have been rumors and speculations about his relationships with co-stars like Nushrat Bharucha, Fatima Sana Shaikh, and Sara Ali Khan.

What are the last 3 movies of Kartik Aaryan?

The last three movies of Kartik Aaryan were:

  • “Luka Chuppi” (2019): A romantic comedy film where Kartik played the lead role opposite Kriti Sanon.
  • “Pati Patni Aur Woh” (2019): A comedy-drama film in which Kartik portrayed the lead character alongside Bhumi Pednekar and Ananya Panday.
  • “Love Aaj Kal” (2020): A romantic drama film directed by Imtiaz Ali, where Kartik starred opposite Sara Ali Khan.

Why did Kartik Tiwari change his name?

Kartik Tiwari changed his name to Kartik Aaryan before the release of his film “Kaanchi: The Unbreakable.” The decision to change his name was a professional choice made to establish a unique identity in the film industry. 

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