Karan Shah is a well-known figure in varying fields as an actor, director and also an ex-model. Karan and his spouse, actress Bhavana Balsawar, daughter of famous actress Shubha Khote, have been married since February 8, 2011, whom he had been dating for 12 years. Earlier the couple had worked together on shows like ' No Problem' and 'Oh Daddy' on Zee TV. He is also the nephew of film artist Tina Munim. This Gujarat-born actor's debut film was 'Jawaani' (1984) where he shared the screen with Neelam Kothari.

This romantic movie was a success in the box-office and established Karan as one of the leading actors in the film industry. Karan's ' The Monster' released in the year 1993 was well appreciated in the box office. He played a lead role in the shelved movie ' Sparsh' (1998) which also starred Chandni, Anil Dhawan and Mayuri Kango. Some of his other renown movies were 'The Monster' (1993), 'Chor Pe Mor' (1990), 'Anokhi Chaal' (1995) and 'Pucca Badmaash' (1992).At present Karan is chairing the position of a senior producer for the production giants 'Reliance Big Pictures'.