Kartik Aaryan was born on 22nd November 1990, in Gwalior Madhya Pradesh. His original name is Kartik Tiwari.
He came to Mumbai to pursue an Engineering Degree in Biotechnology from Dr. DY Patil College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai. At the same time, he tried his luck with modeling to enter the film industry as he aspired to be an actor.
After struggling for three years, he landed with his first role in “Pyaar Ka Punchanama”, a romantic-comedy movie that released in 2011. He was an instant hit among the audience with his central character of Rajjo.
The success of 2011 was followed up by a string of flops in female-centered movies of Akaash Vani(2013) and Kaanchi: The Unbreakable(2014), where Kartik played lead male characters.