Barun Sobti Family, Wedding Pics | Age, Biography, Wiki, Wife, Daughter, Son
Indian television actor
Born: August 21, 1984 (age 33 years), Delhi, India
Height: 1.8 m
Spouse: Pashmeen Manchanda (m. 2010)
Awards: Indian Telly Award for Best Onscreen Couple, MORE
Siblings: Richa Arora
Barun Sobti (born 21 August 1984) is a popular Indian television and Film actor
He started his acting career with the Star Plus’ faith-oriented television series Shraddha (2009), and after a cameo in a negative role in the popular medical TV series, Dill Mill Gayye, Sobti bagged the lead role in the popular Sony TV series Baat Hamari Pakki Hai (2010) and rose to fame through his portrayal of a carefree and irresponsible young man.
Sobti became a household name when he starred in Star Plus’ popular show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? for his portrayal as an angry and arrogant business tycoon opposite Sanaya Irani in the show.
He earned critical acclaim for his portrayal and his Bollywood debut film Main Aur Mr. Riight (2014), as a loud, enthusiastic man with the dreams of becoming an actor.
In 2017, Sobti debuted into the digital space with the Hotstar Originals’ hit series Tanhaiyan, in which he played the role of a casanova.
He made his television comeback with a finite series, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon 3 (2017) in which he played the role of an anti-hero on a revenge mission. Sobti’s second film, the critically acclaimed Tu Hai Mera Sunday, was released in 2017 after showings at various film festivals.
Real Name Barun Sobti
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 181 cm
in meters- 1.81 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11½”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 21 August 1984
Age (as in 2017) 33 Years
Birth Place Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo
Hometown Delhi, India
School St. Mark’s School, New Delhi
College Delhi University, Delhi
Educational Qualifications Graduate
Debut TV Debut: Shraddha (2009)
Film Debut: Main Aur Mr. Riight (2014)
Family Father- Raj Sobti
Mother- Not Known (Housewife)
Barun Sobti with his Parents and wife
Sister- Richa Arora (elder)
Barun Sobti with his elder sister Richa and niece
Hobbies Writing poems, Playing Football
Controversies He quit the popular serial “Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?’ because of unknown reason, the production team were about to replace Barun’s character with another actor but the audience threatened that they will not watch the serial if Barun is not in it.
The show ended with the last episode shot with Barun.
Favourite Cuisine Chinese, Italian, Continental
Favourite Actor Bollywood: Aamir Khan
Hollywood: George Clooney
Favourite Actress Bollywood: Sonali Bendre
Hollywood: Penelope Cruze, Salma Hayek
Favourite Singer Mohit Chauhan
Favourite Film Bollywood: Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
Hollywood: You Don’t Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Favourite Destination Melbourne, Maldives
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Pashmeen Manchanda (Barun’s childhood friend)
Wife Pashmeen Manchanda
Barun Sobti with his wife Pashmeen Manchanda
Marriage Date 12 December 2010
Barun Sobti & Pashmeen Manchanda Marriage Photo
Salary Rs. 30,000 per episode
Net Worth Not Known
Some Lesser Known Facts About Barun Sobti
His first income was of Rs. 200 which he earned by selling a dinner set in a summer job.
After graduating, Barun went on working for 7 years as an operational manager at a BPO, Jindal Telecom, New Delhi.
He accidentally stepped into field of acting when his best friend, ‘Karan Wahi’ was offered a role in the Television serial, ‘Shraddha‘ but that didn’t work out for some reasons and Karan forwarded Barun’s images to the director and Barun got selected.
When the news came that Barun is being replaced by some other actor in the serial ‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?‘, few of his fans threatened that they will commit suicide if Barun leaves the show.
He bought 3 cars at once, all 3 Honda City! One for his father, one for his wife & one for himself.
He has a phobia of ‘Sky Diving’.
Barun & Pashmeen (his wife) met in 9th standard when Pashmeen joined Barun’s class. They are in love since their school days.