Apoorva Agnihotri debuted in the film Pardes, co-starring with Shahrukh Khan and directed by Subhash Ghai. The film was highly successful and garnered Agnihotri with the nomination for Best Supporting Actor in 1997’s Zee Cine Awards. Apoorva along with his wife are participants of reality show Big Boss 7 which has been aired on Colors from 15th Sept 2013. In the starting episode, Apoorva has been sent to Jahannum(’Hell’) while his wife was assigned Jannat (’Heaven’).
After several more film roles, he was offered the lead role in Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, an Indian television serial. His work as Armaan Suri won him the Indian Telly Awards Best Actor Award for 2005.
He joined the show Bigg Boss 7 on 15 September 2013 with his wife Shilpa Sakhlani. He was a patient and calm player and also shaved his hair off to make his team win a task. He was voted out by the audience on the 7th week of the show (2 November 2013)