Arjun Bijlani is an Indian Television and film actor who is very popular. He has appeared in both fictional and non-fictional shows and is a heartthrob of many female audiences.
Bijlani made his television debut with Ekta Kapoor’s production Kartika on Hungama TV. He rose to fame with his appearances in various shows. These include Miley Jab Hum Tum, Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, Naagin, Kavach, Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil, and Ishq Mein Marjawan. He hosted the first two seasons of Dance Deewane and also participated in Jhalak Dikhlajaa 9.
Bijlani’s first Bollywood movie, ‘Direct Ishq’ was released in 2016. He debuted in the digital world with the Hindi web series, State of Siege:26/11 on the ZEE5 platform. He started his television career in the year 2004 with Balaji Telefilms series named Kartika opposite Jennifer Winget. Then he appeared in other popular TV shows which made him a well-known face in the TV industry.
Bijlani belongs to a Sindhi family and has been born and brought up in Mumbai, India. Arjun also has a younger brother whose name is Niranjan Bijlani and a sister, Rohini.
Arjun did his schooling at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. He completed college from H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. Arjun Bijlani married his longtime girlfriend, Neha Swami. On 21st January 2015, Arjun and his wife Neha Bijlani became parents to a baby boy named Ayaan Bijlani.
In 2004, Bijlani started his career in the television industry with Balaji Telefilms. It was a youth-based series Kartika opposite Jennifer Winget. He played the role of Ankush, Kartika's love interest. He then appeared in the series Remix.
In 2008, Arjun rose to popularity when he played the role of Mayank Sharma in the series Miley jab hum tum. He was featured alongside Mohit Sehgal, Sanaya Irani, and Rati Pandey. This was his first show that received high TRPs but the show ended in November 2010.
Arjun's next television venture was NDTV Imagine's show Pardes Mein Mila Koi Apna alongside Bhavna Khatri. He played the role of Chandrakant Bhosale in the show.
In 2012, Arjun hosted UTV Bindass's reality talk show Dell Inspiron Road Diaries. In 2012, he acted in Magic Lantern's telefilm in Teri Meri Love Stories on Star Plus opposite Neha Janpandit. In the same year, he did a short film, named Full Phukre.Bijlani worked for few short films, I Guess and Caught in the Web. In I Guess, he played the role of Manav. In Caught in the Web, he played the role of Karan.
Arjun appeared in the series Kaali - Ek Punar Avatar opposite Aneri Vajani. He played the role of Dev, a police inspector. This series did not receive high TRPs as such but his performance in the show was great.
In the year 2014, Bijlani also appeared in the Box Cricket League. In 2015, he entered the television romantic drama series Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi alongside Radhika Madan and Shakti Arora. He played the role of Shekhar Mehra, a casanova lawyer, yet a positive guy who falls for Ishaani. However, he quit the show in August 2015 for Naagin.
Arjun starred opposite Mouni Roy in Naagin, where he portrayed the role of Ritik Singh. This show proved to be a turning point in his career and this series also received high TRPs.
Arjun Bijlani has been part of stunt-based reality show, Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 which was hosted in Cape Town along with Divyanka Tripathi, Varun Sood, Nikki Tamboli, Vishal Aditya Singh, Rahul Vaidya and Shweta Tiwari. Recently, Arjun Bijlani shared a video featuring Shweta on his Instagram stories. In the post shared, he's asking Shweta her fitness mantra. Arjun returned home after completing his quarantine period.
Arjun has also received Young Achiever’s Award for Best Actor. In 2010, Bijlani received Kalakaar Award and Fresh Face of the year, Male.