Kartikey Malviya

Kartikey Malviya Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | July 2, 2024

Date of Birth

3 / November / 2004


20 Years



Kartikey Malviya, affectionately known as Kanha, is an Indian actor celebrated for his portrayal of Shani Dev in several Hindi TV serials.

Kartikey Malviya Height, Age, Family, Biography, & More

Born on November 3, 2004 (Wednesday), Malviya first gained prominence as a contestant on the reality show “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs Season 4” in 2011, which aired on Zee TV. His impressive debut marked the beginning of a successful career in the entertainment industry. Malviya’s portrayal of Shani Dev has garnered him widespread recognition and acclaim, showcasing his talent and dedication to his craft as an actor.

Early Life

Kartikey Malviya’s early life began in Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh, where he was born on November 3, 2004. Raised in a supportive family environment, he attended Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1, Ordnance Factory, in Itarsi for his schooling.

His mother, Neelima Malviya, is a skilled Kathak and Bharatanatyam dancer, while his father, Mahesh Malviya, holds a position as a Junior Works Manager at the Ordnance Factory. Kartikey has a sister named Nupur Malviya, who has made a name for herself as a singer. His upbringing nurtured his passion for acting and performing arts, setting the stage for his successful career in the entertainment industry.


Kartikey Malviya attended Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1, Ordnance Factory, in Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh for his schooling. Details about his educational qualification beyond school graduation are not publicly available.


Kartikey Malviya was born on November 3, 2004 (Wednesday), in Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh, India. As of 2024, he is 20 years old. His zodiac sign is Scorpio, and he holds Indian nationality.

Physical Stats

Kartikey Malviya stands approximately 5′ 9″ (175 cm) tall. He has black eyes and black hair.


He is unmarried.


Kartikey Malviya’s father, Mahesh Malviya, serves as a Junior Works Manager at the Ordnance Factory, while his mother, Neelima Malviya, is known for her proficiency in Kathak and Bharatanatyam dance forms. He has a sister named Nupur Malviya, who is recognized as a singer. Kartikey does not have any brothers.

Kartikey Malviya Childhood Picture

Kartikey Malviya Childhood Picture

Kartikey Malviya Parnets and Sister Picture

Kartikey Malviya Parnets and Sister Picture


Kartikey Malviya began his career in the spotlight with a notable appearance as a contestant on “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs Season 4” in 2011. This marked his initial foray into the entertainment industry, showcasing his talent and gaining recognition. However, he gained widespread fame for his portrayal of Shani Dev in various Hindi TV serials, a role that catapulted him to prominence and earned him acclaim for his acting skills. Kartikey continues to impress audiences with his performances, solidifying his position as a promising young actor in Indian television.


Year Role Project
2020–2023 Samba RadhaKrishn
2018–2019 Chandragupta Maurya Chandragupta Maurya
2016–2018 Shani Karmaphal Daata Shani
2015–2016 Contestant/First Runnerup India’s Best Dramebaaz Season 2
2024 Shani Shiv Shakti – Tap Tyaag Tandav
2016 Shani Dev Bigg Boss 10
2013 Contestant Actor India’s Best Dramebaaz Season 1
2011 Contestant Singer Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs Season 4

Awards and

Malviya won several awards for his lead performance in Karmphaldata Shani. This includes an award by ABP News for completion of 13 successful years on its popular TV news show Saas Bahu Aur Saazish Telebrations.

Year Show Award Result
2017 Karmphaldata Shani Zee Gold Awards Won
Indian Television Academy Awards Won
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards India 2017 Nominated

Net Worth

Kartikey Malviya reportedly earns approximately Rs 40,000 per day for his work in the entertainment industry. However, details about his net worth are not publicly known.

Favourites Things

Sport Football
Social Media Apps Instagram, WhatsApp
Fast Food Pizza
Dessert Waffles
Colour Black
Chocolate 5 Star
Cartoon Character Shinchan
Beverage Coffee
Actress Deepika Padukone
Actor Ranveer Singh

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kartikey Malviya

  • While he was in school, he was a national-level skating player.
  • Kartikey Malviya grew up in Madhya Pradesh and Mumbai.
  • In March 2018, he was invited as a chief guest at Siddh Shaktipeeth Shri Devi Talab Mandir, Jalandhar.
  • In 2023, he appeared in the Marathi music video Ragini.
  • In 2018, he was invited to an event of Indonesian Keren 3
  • In 2016, he appeared as a guest in the Hind reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss 10,’ which aired on Colors.
  • In 2011, Kartikey, along with his sister, participated in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, which aired on Zee TV.
  • His sister has won the ‘Voice of Propelpur’ title in Propelpur, Madhya Pradesh.
  • He then started participating in various regional dance competitions.
  • He once shared that he wanted to pursue his post-graduation in filmmaking from New York.
  • He is a religious person and has a deep faith in God
  • He has supported various social welfare events like ‘Help A Star’ along with the Indian actors Gautam Rode and Shreyas Talpade.
  • He has participated in various Hindi reality TV shows like ‘India’s Best Dramebaaz Season 1’ (2013; Zee TV) and ‘India’s Best Dramebaaz Season 2’ (2015; Zee TV).
  • He has acted in a few Hindi TV series like ‘Chandragupta Maurya’ (2018), ‘RadhaKrishn’ (2020), and ‘Shiv Shakti – Tap Tyaag Tandav’ (2024).
  • At the age of five, he joined dance and music classes along with his elder sister.

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh
Children N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Mahesh Malviya, Mother: Neelima Malviya
Profession Actor
Siblings Sister: Nupur Malviya
Spous N/A
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Scorpio


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