Arjit Taneja

Arjit Taneja is an Indian television actor and model. He is known for his roles as Purab Khanna in Kumkum Bhagya[1] and Vivaan Kapoor in Kaleerein.[2] In 2013, he participated in the reality show MTV Splitsvilla.

Arjit Taneja
ResidenceMumbai, India
EducationBA in computer programming
OccupationModel, actor
Years active2010–present

Currently, Taneja is portraying Azaan Akhtar Mirza in Colors TV's romantic drama Bahu Begum.[3]

Early life

Arjit Taneja grew up in Delhi. He was brought up in a family of lawyers and he has an elder sister called Tanvi. He belongs to a Punjabi family.[4] He attended modern school, Delhi and was graduated with a BA degree in computer programming at University of Delhi.[5]

In November 2010, joined the modelling agency Elite Model Management India Pvt. Ltd. In mid-2012, he moved from Delhi to Mumbai and made his debut on television.[6]


Taneja played a cameo in the series Bade Acche Lagte Hain on Sony Entertainment Television India in September 2013. In December 2012, he got a role in V The Serial on Channel V, where he played actor Karan Kundra's best friend. He also participated in the reality show MTV Splitsvilla, in Season 6.

In 2014, Taneja started portraying the role of Purab Khanna on the TV show Kumkum Bhagya on Zee TV.[7] He also played the role of Bilal Khan in Pyaar Ko Ho Jaane Do.

Taneja bagged the lead role of Zee TV’s Kaleerein.[8] In May 2018, he appeared in Zee TV's talk show Juzz Baatt as a guest along with Sana Saeed, Adnan Khan and Karan Jotwani.[9]

Arjit is currently playing the lead role of Azaan Akhtar Mirza in the Colors TV show Bahu Begum and has garnered praise for his performance in the same.


YearTitleRoleChannel Notes
2012 V The Serial Himself Channel V
2013 MTV Splitsvilla 6 Contestant MTV India
Bade Acche Lagte Hain Cameo Sony TV
2014-2015 Box Cricket League 1 Contestant
2014-2016 Kumkum Bhagya Purab Khanna Zee TV [10][11][12]
2015 Pyaar Ko Ho Jaane Do Bilal Khan Sony TV [13]
Bad Company Himself / Guest Zing
2016 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Himself / Host [14]
Box Cricket League 2 Contestant Colors TV
2017 Nadin Ishaan ANTV [15]
2018 Kaleerein Vivaan Kapoor Zee TV [16][17]
Juzzbaatt - Sangeen Se Namkeen Tak Himself / Guest
2019-Present Bahu Begum Azaan Akhtar Mirza Colors TV [18]

Music Videos

2018Main JaandiyaanMeet Bros feat. Neha Bhasin, Piyush MehroliyaSanaya IraniM B Music
2019NaseebaShaanZaara YesminZee Music Company
2019FarishtaArko Pravo Mukherjee, Asees KaurKarishma KotakZee Music Company

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2018Zee Gold AwardsMost Fit Actor (Male)N/ANominated


  1. "Arjit Taneja reveals why he left TV for a short while | TV - Times of India Videos". Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  2. "Arjit Taneja worked with Kaleerein team to lock the perfect look for his character". mid-day. 7 February 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  3. "Kumkum Bhagya's Arjit Taneja and Samiksha Jaiswal to be seen in Bahu Begum; share pic from the sets - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  4. Divya Kaushik (14 March 2018), "Arjit Taneja: All the fun that people have in college, I had it in school", The Times of India. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  5. "Arjit Taneja Wiki, bio, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography and full details". Indian Telly Updates. 4 February 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  6. "Arjit Taneja Personal Information, Biography, Real Family, Girlfriend — TVKiDuniya.Com". 18 October 2014.
  7. "Arjit Taneja roped in Kummkum Bhagya as lead actor's friend Purab — TVKiDuniya.Com". 7 April 2014.
  8. March 10, Indo-Asian News Service; March 10, 2018UPDATED:; Ist, 2018 11:22. "Kumkum Bhagya's Arjit Taneja spills the beans on his relationship status". India Today. Retrieved 13 August 2019.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  9. "Guess who joined Adnan Khan & Karan Jotwani on 'Juzz Baatt' - DesiSerials.TV". DesiSerials.TV. 15 May 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  10. "Arjit Taneja quits 'Kumkum Bhagya' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  11. "Sriti Jha and Arjit Taneja get nostalgic as they share a throwback picture from Kumkum Bhagya days - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  12. "Arjit Taneja bids an emotional goodbye to Kumkum Bhagya - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  13. India-West, ARIELLE, Special to. "Is Arjit Taneja Blaming the Channel for the End of 'Pyaar Ko Ho Jaane Do'?". India West. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  14. "Arjit Taneja replaced by Aly Goni in 'Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  15. "Photos : Arjit Taneja reunites with his Nadin co-stars in Jakarta - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  16. "Arjit Taneja and Aditi Sharma starrer Kaleerein hits 100 episodes milestone - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  17. "Kaleerein actor Aditi Sharma: Arjit Taneja is a sweet co-star, who keeps boosting my confidence on set". The Indian Express. 6 February 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  18. "Arjit Taneja: Not promoting polygamy through Bahu Begum". The Indian Express. 15 July 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
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