Manav is an Indian television star. He has been around in the industry for more than a decade.
Manav was born in Surendranagar in Gujarat. He later moved to Vadodara. He first completed hi B. Com. and then finished his MBA from Vadodara. Manav is a follower of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism. He is also a member of the Soka Gakkai that is a lay Buddhist association affiliated with the teachings of Nichiren. Manav married Shweta whom he met on the sets of Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki and Kkusum. They have been best friends ever since those days and have also been married for the past eight years. They dated each other for about three and a half years and finally got married in 2004. They have a baby girl named Zahra who was born in 2012.
Manav has a niece and a nephew, Radhika and Kabir Mohan respectively.
Manav has done many series that include Saptapadii, C.I.D. and Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki. Alongwith his wife Shweta Kawatra, he participated in the second season of Nach Baliye. He is currently playing the role of Yamraj in the comedy series Yum Hai Hum. This show is based on the mythical character of Yamraj. The show Devon ke Dev…Mahadev was a series that was based on the life of Lord Shiva. This series was also called as Mahadev. Manav played the character of a demon called Andhaka in this series.
In the Gujarati film Saptapadii that Manav has starred in, the story revolves around the life of a Gujarati woman who gives up her well settled married life of about 20 years to do what she believes in.
- Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii
- Kasautii Zindagii Kay
- ..Koi Hai
- Kahani Terrii Merrii
- Saara Akaash
- Sarrkkar – Risshton Ki Ankahi Kahani
- Nach Baliye 2
- Betiyaan Apni Yaa Paraaya Dhan
- Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo
- The Buddy Project
- Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev
- Khelti Hai Zindagi Aankh Micholi
- Yam Hain Hum / Badi Door Se Aaye Hain
- Date of Birth: November 9th, 1974
- Birth place : Surendranagar, Gujarat
- Age: 41 years
- Height: 5 feet 9 inches
- Spouse/Wife : Shweta Kawatra
- Daughter : Zahra
- Favorite Cuisine: Thai
- Food Preference: Non-Veg
- Favorite Beverage: Ice-tea or Lassi
- Favorite Fast Food Joint: Brio
- Favorite Color of Innerwear: Black, White & Blue
- Favorite Destination: France
- Favorite Shoes: Sketchers Sports & Kenneth Cole