(Last Updated on : 15/07/2014)
Born and brought up in the tinsel town, one of the very popular actors of the small screen, Hiten Tejwani has captured the hearts of his audience by his spectacular performances. His nickname is Hits. He is born in a Sindhi family. His father is a bank employee and his mother is a housewife. He also has two elder brothers who are established in their career of dance and also has two dancing schools by their name. In the present time Hiten Tejwani lives in Juhu with his wife and co-star Gauri Pradhan. He always scored well in his exams and completed his graduation in Commerce to make his mark in the banking sector. His childhood dream was to be an actor. Chasing his dreams he has reached to the present glorious status. To him his family means a lot and his family is also very happy with his achievements. He also considers that it is the family bonding and the blessings of his parents that made him scale great heights in his career. He also considers that his biggest quality is that of being a good human being. His personal tastes are also unique. His favorite color is black and he prefers seafood the most. The movie, which he likes to watch again and again, is Beautiful Mind. Among the silver screen actors his favorites are ShahRukh Khan and Aamir Khan and his favorite actress is Kajol. This actor does not have any regrets in his life. His hobbies include reading, making friends and also knowing people from allover. His perfection in work makes him happy and in competitiveness rouses his anger. His favorite TV shows are Friends, Sienfield and Full House. His favorite movie is Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and his favorite director is Sanjay Leela Bansali. His all time favorite book is Inscrutable Americans.
Hiten Tejwani was always passionate about acting and started his career with commercials and modeling. His acting career took off when he started performing in the 'Ankur Theatre Group'. He also enacted important characters in a few street plays. With his striking looks he had attracted the attention of the big shots of television and was soon offered roles in various television serials. Hiten Tejwani faced the camera for the first time in the tele-soap Ghar Ek Mandir and following that in Kabhie Sautan Kabhi Saheli and also in Kahiin Kisi Roz. But it was in the serial Kutumb in which he played the role of the Casanova, Pratham Mittal that earned him immense popularity and a chance to prove his venerable acting. It proved to be the turning point of his life and since then he has never looked back. Fame, money and recognition followed in which ever direction he chose to move. He has also proved his acting skills in Naam Gum Jayega and the 11th series of Kya Hadsa Kya Haqeeqat with his wife. He continued with small roles in Kaahin Kissii Roz, Kkusum and also in the 5th series as the devil opposite Mayuri Kango and Aakash in Miit. Besides his acting he can dance very well and has also participated in the celebrity dance show Nach Baliye with his wife Gauri. He also aspires to be on the big screen. He has also garnered quite a fan following with his silver screen performances in movies like 'Krishna Cottage', 'Joggers Park'.
The acting skills of Hiten Tejwani have been proved time and again in the wide assortment of roles that he has enacted in the different serials. In the serial Kesar, he plays the character of Abhi who is the dearest friend of the heroine and also her second husband in the later stages. In the serial Karam Apna Apna, he plays the character of Anupam who is a writer by profession and also falls in love with Ipshita, who is also the love of the hero. He is also the best friend of the hero. In Kaisa Yeh Pyar Hai. He plays the character of Nishant who is a businessman and also works with Angad, the main protagonist of the tele-soap. In the most popular serial of his career, Kutumb, he enacted the role of a spoiled rich brat who is always trying to take advantage of Gauri who is a very simple girl completely focused on her career. He also acted in the serial Kkoi Dil Mein Hain as the character of Samay Punj who marries the villainous and coquettish brunette Krithka. Later when he comes to know that it was she who has planned the murder of his younger brother he severs all his ties with her. In the end he marries his first love Kajal and lives happily ever after. He also played the role of Vishal in the serial Kkusum. In another Balaji Production, Kkavyanjali, he plays the role of Yug Mittal who becomes the friend of the heroine named Anjali. In the later stages he falls in love with Anjali and plots the murder of Kavya. In another popular tele-soap under Balaji Production, Kasauti Zindegi Ki, he first appears as a flamboyant and powerful businessman Pratham Mittal and also becomes known as the 'tycoon takeover'. But in the later plots he is shown as one of the heroes Anurag Basu, whom the heroine of the serial Prerna blames for killing her husband Mr.Bajaj. In the most popular tele-soap Kyunki Saans Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi he makes his appearance as Karan Virani, the illicit son of the business tycoon Mihir Virani with Mandira. He ties the knot with Nandini, played by his wife Gauri and had a daughter Bhoomi but when Nandini was put behind the bars he was married to Tanya.
Hiten Tejwani believes himself to be an extrovert and is very friendly with everyone on the shooting sets including the spot boys. He is comfortable with all the actors and mingles with everybody. The love life of Hiten Tejwani is also full of twists and turns. He had a broken marriage. But it was his present wife Gauri who brought back the stability in his life. Hiten met Gauri for the first time at the Mumbai Airport as both of them were going to shoot for the Breeze soap advertisement campaign in Hyderabad. Till that time he did not know that Gauri was his co-star. The agency people introduced them at the Hyderabad airport and it was her no nonsense attitude with her nose buried in her book that attracted Hiten towards Gauri. Their first meet proved to be very memorable for them. Even in the sets of Kutumb, she did not speak to him for over six months and he had mentally named her 'Hitler'. Finally one day she passed a smile at him and the ice was broken. Working together with his wife proves to be an advantage for them, as they don't get much time to spend with each other because of their hectic schedule. He also believes in giving space to his relationship. According to the state of Gauri, Hiten should change his uncomplaining nature or else people might just take him for a ride. To sum up we can conclude it can be said that he is a great actor blessed with both good looks and immense talent.