Chetan Hansraj is an Indian actor and model, who is popular for his negative roles in various Hindi TV serials.He was born and brought up in Mumbai. Chetan Hansraj in his childhood.At the age of 5, he started working as a child model. During an interview, he shared how he developed an interest in modelling. He said, I saw my cousin Jugal Hansrajs photograph in a magazine and told my mother that I wanted to follow suit. So, we got some photographs clicked and she sent them out, it was all her hard work. I did 250 print media ads, 50 TV commercials and seven-eight movies, too. Then I did Mahabharat after which I took a break. A few years later, I got into modelling and eventually returned to acting..He then appeared as a child model in more than 200 TV commercials such as Nycil, Tata Safari, Thumbs Up, Cinthol, Lakme, and Maruti Wagon R.He was inclined towards sports since his school and college days. He was a state-level water polo champion and won various medals in the sport.In 1988, he portrayed the role of young Balram in the epic Hindi TV series Mahabharat. During an interview, while remembering those days, he said, I was 14-years-old when I played Balram in Mahabharat, and it was completely magical. All of us used to get lots of feedback and messages from fans via letters. I was in school and every day I used to receive gunny bags full of letters. Back then, there was a photograph-autograph system with fan mails. So, fans would mail me an empty envelope with a return stamp attached and had to sign the picture and send it back with the letter. It was my daily routine. Before going to school, I would sign my pictures and put them in envelopes. Every morning my father would give me a stack of envelopes with pictures to sign. Chetan Hansraj in Mahabharat (1989).He participated in Gladrags Manhunt and Megamodel Contest in 1994, but he failed to reach the top finalists. He again prepared for the contest, and in 2001, he was declared the second runner-up in Gladrags Manhunt and Megamodel Contest.In 1997, he appeared as one of the models in the Hindi music video Deewane To Deewane Hain by Shweta Shetty. A snippet of the music video Deewane To Deewane Hain.In 2001 and 2002, he appeared in various episodes of the TV series SsshhhhKoi Hai. Chetan played supporting/cameo roles in various Hindi TV serials such as Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr (2002) and Kkusum (2003).In 2002, one day he went clubbing alone, and there he met a girl named Lavinia. During an interview, Chetan talked about the meeting. He said, At the club, I spotted an old friend of mine. Lavinia was with that friend. I got talking to them and with Lavinia too and we all got along like a house on fire. After sometime a girl came next to me and said hello. And suddenly Lavinia told me to go and hang out with her. I was a little taken aback with her response. But somehow that was the first sign that she really liked me. He continued, I used to play cricket then and Sundays were no exception. After the game I was dog tired and went home. Suddenly I got a call from her and realised that I conveniently forgot about the dinner plan. I apologised and we went for our first date. In an interview, he shared that at that time his financial condition was not good, so he could not afford a diamond ring for her. He then made a ring out of aluminium foil and proposed to Lavinia for marriage. He added, Lavinia met an old friend and got talking. I found myself getting very jealous. I realised what I felt for her was more than friendship and we actually had our first fight. I made a ring out of silver foil and gave it to her. Tears were rolling down her cheeks and she told me that it meant more than a real ring..