Harshad Chopra looks cool with his specs on!

One of the most talented actors of the small screen industry, Harshad Chopra has been linked up with almost all of his co –stars right from Additi Gupta (Heer of Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dill fame) to Anupriya Kapoor (his co – star in Tere Liye) and even Asiya Kazi (from Dharampatni), but he vehemently denied these to be none other than rumors!

Harshad Chopra laughs out loud!

Currently, the actor is linked with the female lead of his latest show, Dil Se Di Dua…Saubhagyavati Bhava. Yes, there is definitely something brewing up between him and Sriti Jha (currently portraying the role of Ganga in family drama – Balika Vadhu). Recently, Harshad revealed that he is madly in love with someone and it is none other than Sriti. They have been spending a lot of time together on and off the sets, including their makeup rooms, as some sources close to them reveal. The duo also used to hang around in discs and coffee shops as soon as shooting was done for the day!

Harshad with his lady love Sriti

Sriti and Harshad are definitely a couple and everyone on the sets is aware of their equation. Earlier, Sriti was rumored to be dating Vikrant Massey (Shyam of Balika Vadhu fame / present Ayaan of the serial with a Muslim backdrop – Qubool Hai) but she now seems to be seeing Harshad. The reel life couple have turned into a real life couple!

 The lovebirds-Sriti Jha & Harshad Chopra!

Harshad Chopra looks somewhat serious

Biography / Family:

Harshad Chopra was born on 17th May in the year 1983. He hails from a Marwari Jain family from the Gondia district of Maharashtra. He shifted to Pune along with his family after the completion of his class 12 board exams. His parents enrolled him for an engineering degree in Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune. He has two younger sisters named Harsha & Monika.

Harshad Chopra goes black & white!

Harshad was always interested in choosing acting as his career option. But his family never took it seriously and also did not permit him to get into the Television industry. He however moved to Mumbai after completing his studies and auditioned for the show Mamta. He got short listed for playing the negative role of Akash Srivaastav in Mamta, aired on Zee TV. The show successfully ran from 2006 mid to end.

Harshad Chopra posing for a photo shoot

List of Serials:

The 30 year old actor came into the limelight by playing the role of Cadet Ali Baigh in Sab TV’s popular youth show, Left Right Left. He gained popularity and recognition as Cadet Ali Baigh and got highly appreciated by the audience. The show ran from 2006 – 07.

Harshad Chopra along with Sanaya Iraani & Arjun Bijlani in Left Right Left

Next, he went on to essay the romantic character of Akshat Malhotra in the daily soap Ambar Dhara, in 2007, aired on the channel Sony Entertainment Television. He was however forced to leave the show very soon due to unavoidable circumstances.

Harshad sports a casual chequered shirt

Harshad bagged the lead role in Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dill, aired on Star Plus. Here, he played the role of Prem Lalit Juneja, a guy who comes to India from Canada and falls in love with a simple girl named Heer (played by actress Additi Gupta who was last seen in Zee TV’s Badalte Rishton Ki Daastan) and wants to marry her against his father’s wishes. His father however, after a period of tribulation, during a storm, realizes his mistake and blesses the couple and hence Heer and Prem reunite. The daily soap ran successfully from 2008 – 2012.

Harshad Chopra & Additi Gupta in Kis Des Mein Hai Mera Dill

Harshad as Prem & Additi as Heer all drenched up!

Harshad & Additi strike a dancing pose in KDMHMD

He was next seen in one of the most popular family drama, Tere Liye, aired on the channel Star Plus. Harshad portrayed the role of Anuraag Ganguly, who gets married to his childhood friend Taani Banerjee (portrayed by actress Anupriya Kapoor who was last seen as Suhaana in college romance Miley Jab Hum Tum) in the presence of few close friends and relatives. They get married during their teens owing to Taani’s father’s health conditions. But they get separated as Anuraag moves to US in order to pursue his further studies. When they grow up, Taani’s childhood crush for Anuraag turns into love. In the meantime, Anuraag meets Nupur and falls in love with her. And then the story revolves round the three. The TV series ran from 2010 -11.

Harshad pulls the rickshaw and Anupriya Kapoor sitting

Anuraag & Taani getting wet in the rain!

The actor also picked up the lead role in the daily soap Dharampatni, aired on the channel NDTV Imagine. Here, he portrays the role of Mohan Bhanu Gala, a young guy who after completing his studies returns to India and finds out that his marriage has been fixed without his consent. He has to get married to a simple and innocent girl named Kastur, who belongs to a traditional Gujarati family. She treats her husband like a God and also loves and respects him. She is very loyal towards him. He cannot accept her in the beginning but ultimately he falls for his wife’s loyalty and affections. He realizes his faults and then starts loving her truly. Dharampatni ran from 2011 -12.

Harshad Chopra looks handsome in a white sherwaani

Harshad donned the lead role of the protagonist, RaaghavendraPrataap Singh / Raaghav opposite Sia (played by his current girlfriend Sriti Jha) in Dil Se Di Dua…Saubhagyavati Bhava, aired on the channel Life Ok. He saved Sia from her over possessive and abusive Ex – husband, Viraaj (played by actor Karanvir Bohra who was recently seen as a contestant in popular dance reality show Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa Season 5).

Sriti Jha, Karanvir Bohra & Harshad Chopra in Dil Se Di Dua...Saubhagyavati Bhava

Raaghav is seen to fall in love with Sia and Sia realizes his love for her and they end up getting married. The show however ended due to some change in concept. It ran from December 2011 to  January 2013.

Harshad As Raaghav & Sriti as Sia in DSDDSB

Sriti Jha & Harshad Chopra in DSDDSB

Harshad tries his hand at cooking along with Sriti

Awards and Nominations:

The talented actor bagged many Awards as well as nominations for his shows:

Harshad Chopra in Star Parivaar Awards

Nominations:

Award ShowCategoryCharacterFor The Show
Year 2008

Star Parivaar Awards

Favourite Beta

Prem Juneja

Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil

Star Parivaar Awards

Favourite Bhai

Prem Juneja

Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil

Indian Television Academy Awards

Best Actor

Prem Juneja

Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil

Year 2009

Star Parivaar Awards

Favourite Pati

Prem Juneja

Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil

Star Parivaar Awards

Favourite Beta

Prem Juneja(paired with Additi Gupta)

Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil

Indian Television Academy Awards

Best Actor-Popular

Prem Juneja

Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil

Year 2010

Indian Television Academy Awards

Best Actor-Popular

Prem Juneja

Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil

New Talent Awards

Best New Onscreen Jodi

Anurag Ganguly(paired with Anupriya Kapoor)

Tere Liye

Indian Television Academy Awards

Best Actor-Popular

Anurag Ganguly

Tere Liye

The Global Indian Film and TV Honours

Best Actor-Popular

Anurag Ganguly

Tere Liye

Zee Gold Awards

Best Actor-Popular

Anurag Ganguly

Tere Liye

Star Parivaar Awards

Favourite Beta

Anurag Ganguly

Tere Liye

Zee Gold Awards

Best Jodi

Anurag Ganguly(paired with Anupriya Kapoor

Tere Liye

Year 2011

New Talent Awards

Best New Onscreen Jodi

Anurag Ganguly(paired with Anupriya Kapoor)

Tere Liye

Harshad Chopra wins an Awards function!

Awards Won:

Award ShowCategoryCharacterFor The Show
Year 2008

Star Parivaar Awards

Favourite Naya Sadasya-Male

Prem Juneja

Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil

Star Parivaar Awards

Favourite Yogya Jodi

Prem Juneja(paired with Additi Gupta)

Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil

New Talent Awards

Best New On Screen Couple

Prem Juneja(paired with Additi Gupta)

Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil

Year 2009

Star Parivaar Awards

Hottest Jodi

Prem Juneja(paired with Additi Gupta)

Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil

Year 2010

Indian Television Academy Awards

GR8! Face Of The Year-Male

Anurag Ganguly

Tere Liye

Indian Telly Awards

Best Actor-Male

Anurag Ganguly

Tere Liye

Harshad shakes a leg with Additi in an Awards ceremony

Favourite Things:

Favourite Actor: Salman Khan
Favourite Singer: Atif Aslam and new age rock band singers!
Favourite Song: tracks from Akshay Kumar & Katrina Kaif’s movie Namastey London!
Favourite snack item: Phuchkaas from the streets of Kolkata and having fresh Apple juices!
Hobbies: sitting at home and relaxing rather than going out and partying hard! Also loves hanging out and sipping coffee along with his close buddy Kunal (Na Bole Tum…Na Maine Kuch Kaha fame aired on Colors TV) especially at Fariyas hotel in Lonavla.

Harshad with his best friend Kunal

Favourite subjects: Maths and Physics!
Favourite colour: White.
Favourite perfume: Azaini.
His favourite gadget: the phone he carries i.e Nokia N95!

Harshad Chopra looks attractive in a gorgeous getup

Harshad Chopra with good friend Rajat Tokas