Kartik Tiwari, professionally known as Kartik Aaryan was born on 22 November 1990.
He is an Indian actor working in Hindi films.
Kartik was pursuing an engineering degree in biotechnology, and while doing that, he began modeling and tried to start a career in film.
After three years of struggling, Aaryan made his acting debut in 2011 with Pyaar Ka Punchnama, alongside Nushrat Bharucha.
Early life and work
Kartik Tiwari was born in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
Both his parents are doctors. His father is a pediatrician, while his mother, Mala, works as a gynecologist.
Kartik pursued an engineering degree in biotechnology from Navi Mumbai’s D Y Patil College of Engineering while secretly wishing for a film career.
He revealed that he would skip his classes and travel for more than two hours to attend his auditions.
Aaryan started his modeling career while in university, and he also finished an acting course from the Kreating Charakters institute. He told his parents about his desire to become an actor only after he signed his first film.
After the release of Pyaar Ka Punchnama, he completed his engineering degree because his mother wanted him to.
His next film came after two years when he collaborated with Ranjan and Bharucha in the romance Akaash Vani (2013), which involves around lovers who end up separated when Vani is married off to an abusive husband.
In 2015, he starred in a comedy sequel Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2.
In it, he had a seven-minute-long monologue.
With earnings of over ₹880 million (US$12 million) against a budget of ₹220 million (US$3.1 million), the film emerged as a major financial success. For his performance, Aaryan won a Stardust Award for Best Actor In A Comic Role.
A year later, Aaryan was featured as a young Muslim boy who falls in love with an older woman in a short film Silva, which was made as part of the Zeal For Unity initiative to bridge cultural barriers between India and Pakistan.
Since he enjoyed working in comedies, the actor next starred with Paresh Rawal and Kriti Kharbanda in Guest iin London (2017). It is about a young couple troubled by unwelcome guests.
According to credible online data, Kartik Aaryan’s net worth in 2020 is around $3 million.
Other work and media image
In addition to acting, Aaryan endorses a few brands and products, such as the sportswear brand Hummel International, the cream Emami Fair And Handsome, and also the clothing brand Manyavar.
Besides, he has co-hosted the 2018 IIFA Awards with Ayushmann Khurrana.
In 2016, he became a member of the All-Stars Football Club, which organizes football matches for charity. He participated with many other celebrities, like Ranbir Kapoor, in a tournament in New Delhi.
He was supposed to play in Singapore as well, but he dislocated his toe during practice.
In 2018, he raised awareness of plastic pollution during World Environment Day.
In addition, Aaryan was placed eighth in The Times of India’s list of the country’s most desirable men of 2018.