TV hunk Karan Patel turns a year older today and we wish the actor a very happy birthday. Karan has completed 17 years in this industry as he debuted with Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki in 2000. Since then, he never looked back and became the household name of the industry. Although in between he faced trouble in getting work but all thanks to his mentor Ekta Kapoor who stood by her close friend and made Karan Patel’s character Raman Bhalla every household name. Despite having a good bond with Star Plus, Karan got his real identity with daily soap ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’. On his big celebration day, his off screen wife Ankita Bhargava posted most romantic pic of their on Instagram.