Aaryan Prajapati is an Indian child actor and model. He is famous for playing the role of Hrithik Singh in the And TV television show Happu Ki Ultan Paltan (2019).
Aaryan Prajapati was born on Tuesday, 12 February 2008 (age 14 years; as of 2022) in Chandigarh, India. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He did his schooling at St.Xavier’s High School, Mumbai. Aaryan was inclined toward acting from a very young age. In an interview, he said,
It has been three years since I started acting. I used to watch Rowdy Rathore and other TV serials, then mute the volume and speak dialogues out loud in front of a mirror. My mother saw this, liked it and pushed me to take auditions.”
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Black
Aaryan Prajapati belongs to a Gujrati family.
Aaryan Prajapati’s mother’s name is Rita Prajapati. Aaryan’s mother always accompanies him to the shooting location to help him balance his schedule. In an interview, Aaryan’s mother discussed how she helped him to balance his education and acting schedule. She further added that,
Aryan is a bright student at school and he is also very good at extracurricular activities. I am extremely supportive of his talent and passion, but his grades and study schedules are as important to me. Even now I make sure he carries his books and study material with him on the Happu Ki Ultan Paltan set so that he can study during breaks. Sometimes, when I go with him during an outdoor shoot, I teach him a topic which he has lost out on learning in school. Aryan, is blessed to have the teachers who keep mailing me everything that is being taught in the class.”
Aaryan’s father, Jigar Prajapati, is a sales manager.
At the age of four, Aaryan made his television debut in 2012 with the television show Saas Bina Sasural (2010). He has acted in a few television shows like Badi Door Se Aaye Hai (2014), Pavitra Rishta (2008), Ishqbaaaz (2016), Bahu Hmari Rajni Kant (2016), and Bhaag Bakool Bhaag (2017).
In 2020, he appeared on The Kapil Sharma Show in which he played the character of Chandu Chaiwala’s son. In 2019, Aaryan started working in the And TV show Happu Ki Ultan Paltan in which he played the role of Rishabh, Happu’s son. In an interview, he talked about his role and said,
The good thing is that my character in the show is almost like how I am in real life. Hritik is shown to be naughty and fun loving, and I am totally like that as well. Their lives are similar. So frankly, there was no challenge as such in taking up this role.”
In 2016, Aaryan made his Bollywood debut with the Hindi film Baghi as Subbu, starring Shraddha Kapoor and Tiger Shroff.
He has appeared in many films including Judwaa 2 (2017), Bharat (2019), and Lootcase (2020).
He has also been featured in TV commercials for many popular brands like Flipkart, Parle, and Good Knight. In an interview, Aaryan Prajapati stated that he had appeared in almost 30 Flipkart commercials
- In 2021, he was awarded the Baba saheb Phalke Icon Award Film 2021 for best child actor for the TV show Happu Ki Ultan Pltan.
- He was awarded the Sab Ke Anokhe Awards for best child actor for the TV show Badi Door Se Aaye Hai (2014).
- He also goes by the name Aaru.
- Aaryan Prajapati’s mother, Rita Prajapati, stated in an interview that Aaryan started giving auditions at the age of two.
- His hobbies include listening to rap music, playing badminton, and cycling.
- Aaryan is not only a talented actor but also a bright student. In an interview, he said,
I began shooting for shows and commercials at the age of six years. I have always followed a strict schedule that has managed to help me keep up with my studies from then till right till now where I’m shooting for Happu Ki Ultan Paltan. My parents have helped me set this balance and make sure that the burden of either my studies or shoot does not affect each other. Even while I am shooting and have some free time around, my mother helps me study and gives me easy subjects or topics to learn so that I don’t feel overburdened and neither do I lag in my studies. It is because of my mother that I get good grades in my exams. My school has been extremely supportive and understanding towards my passion for acting and they have given me an exemption to take leaves in between to concentrate on my shoot. When I have off from the shoots I go to school and attend regular lectures.”
- Aaryan likes dancing, and he frequently uploads his dancing videos on Instagram.
- In an interview, actor Tiger Shroff mentioned, Aaryan Prajapati as his good friend. He said,
Aryan is a great actor and great friend. He is talented beyond his years. I will for sure watch ‘Ishqbaaaz’ for him and support him.”