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Age: 42 Years
Wife: Jasmine Puri
Hometown: Mumbai

Aarya Babbar

Bio/Wiki
Birth NameSajjad Zaheer [1]The Times of India
Nickname Gorky
ProfessionActor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm (Hindi): Ab Ke Baras (2002) as Karan/Abhay
Ab Ke Baras
Film (Punjabi): Virsa (2010) as Yuvraj Singh Grewal (Yuvi)
Virsa
Film (Bengali): Paapi Ek Satya Katha (2012) as Rahul Khanna
Paapi Ek Satya Katha
TV (Hindi): Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanumaan (2015) as Vali/Ravan; aired on Sony
Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanumaan
Awards2002: Nominated for Star Screen Awards for the Most Promising Newcomer – Male category for the Hindi film Ab Ke Baras
2023: Won Maharashtra Ratna Puraskar for the Best Upcoming Short-Film Director for the Hindi short film Pill Hai Ke Manta Nahi
Aarya Babbar with Maharashtra Ratna Puraskar
2023: Won National Fame Award for Best Short Film Debut Director for the Hindi short film Pill Hai Ke Manta Nahi
Aarya Babbar with his National Fame Award
He has also won The National Award of Journalist Association for Upcoming Actor in Action.
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 May 1981 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2023) 42 Years
BirthplaceMumbai
Zodiac signGemini
AutographAarya Babbar's autograph
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
SchoolMethodist High School, Kanpur
College/University• Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur
• Mohanlal Sukhadia University Udaipur, Rajasthan
• American Film Institute
Educational Qualification(s)• B.Sc at Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur
• Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication at Mohanlal Sukhadia University Udaipur, Rajasthan
• A two-month course in film appreciation from the American Film Institute [2]The Tribune
Religion/Religious ViewsHe believes in secularism. In 2017, in an open letter, he said that every Indian should believe in Indianism. [3]The Times of India

CasteOBC [4]NDTV
CommunitySonar [5]NDTV
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Aarya Babbar's Instagram post about food
HobbiesDriving, Gymming
Tattoo He has a tattoo of a big eye inked on his left hand.
Aarya Babbar's tattoo
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsMinissha Lamba (ex-girlfriend; actor)
Aarya Babbar with Minissha Lamba
• Jasmine Puri (fashion influencer)
Marriage Date22 February 2016
Aarya Babbar's wedding picture
Family
Wife/SpouseJasmine Puri
Aarya Babbar and Jasmine
ParentsFather- Raj Babbar (actor, politician)
Mother- Nadira Babbar (theatre actress)
Aarya Babbar's parents
Stepmother- Smita Patil (actor)
Aarya Babbar's father and stepmother
SiblingsBrother- Prateik Babbar (actor; half-brother from Smita Patil)
Sister- Juhi Babbar (actor)
Aarya Babbar with her siblings
Other Relative(s)Maternal Grandfather: Sajjad Zaheer (communist activist Sajjad Zaheer)
Brother-in-Law: Anup Soni (actor)
Aarya Babbar's sister and brother-in-law
Favourites
ActressEmma Stone
FoodPizza, Home Made food, Chole Bhature
Colour(s)Black, White
SportFootball
Style Quotient
Car Collection• BMW
Aarya Babbar with his BMW
• Thar
Aarya Babbar with his Thar
Bike Collection• Royal Enfield Bullet
Aarya Babbar with his Royal Enfield Bullet
• Ducati 696
Aarya Babbar's Ducati

Aarya Babbar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Aarya Babbar

  • Aarya Babbar is an Indian actor. He mainly works in Punjabi and Hindi films.
  • After his birth, he was named Sajjad Babbar which was taken from his maternal grandfather’s name Sajjad Zaheer. However, his debut film director Khalid Mohammed asked his parents to change his name as Khalid believed that with his name audience would get confused whether Aarya was a Hindu, Muslim, or Sikh. His name was then changed to Aarya. [6]The Times of India

    Aarya Babbar's childhood picture

    Aarya Babbar’s childhood picture

  • He once shared that since his teenage, he wanted to become an actor. He said,

    As I grew up, I realised that I truly wanted to be an actor and started working hard towards my goal. I did theatre with my mother’s group Ekjut. I had to do it all — right from being a backstage boy to the long hours of workouts to reduce my weight before I bagged my first film.”

  • During his school days, he performed in various stage plays. Later, he performed in his mother’s Children Theatre Group. He also performed in the children’s play Aao Picnic Chalen.
  • He did training under a journalist to become more confident in front of the camera.
  • Before making his debut in acting, he did acting training under Kishore Namit Kapoor (actor) and action training under Bhiku Verma and Jabbar Khan. He did his training in dance under the renowned Indian choreographer Saroj Khan.
  • Aarya has appeared in various Hindi films like ‘Guru’ (2007), ‘Ready’ (2011), ‘Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola’ (2013), ‘Bangistan’ (2015), and ‘Hai Tujhe Salaam India’ (2022).

    Ready

    Ready

  • He has acted in various Punjabi films like ‘Yaar Annmulle’ (2011), ‘Naughty Jatts’ (2013), ‘Heer and Hero’ (2013), and ‘Gandhi Phir Aa Gaya’ (2020).

    Yaar Annmulle

    Yaar Annmulle

  • He was one of the contestants in the reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss 8’ in 2014.

    Aarya Babbar in Bigg Boss 8

    Aarya Babbar in Bigg Boss 8

  • He has appeared in a few Hindi TV shows like ‘Darr Sabko Lagta Hai’ (2015), aired on &TV.
  • In 2020, he was roped into the Hindi film ‘Shashank,’ a biopic of Sushant Singh Rajput, to portray Sushant’s role in the film. However, after the objections of Sushant’s family, the film was shelved. [7]The Times of India

    Shashank

    Shashank

  • He has appeared in a few Hindi short films such as ‘Bandh Tijori’ (2021), ‘Pill Hai Ke Manta Nahi’ (2023; also director and writer), and ‘It’s Over’ (2023).

    It's Over

    It’s Over

  • He has acted in various Hindi web series like ‘Fuh se Fantasy’ (2019; JioCinema), ‘Runaway Lugaai’ (2021; MX Player), ‘Pratiksha’ (2021; Ullu), and ‘Duniya Gayi Bhaad Me’ (2023; Mask TV).

    Runaway Lugaai

    Runaway Lugaai

  • In 2022, while he was on a plane of Go First Airlines, he argued with the pilot of the flight. The pilot said that he did not like the remarks of Aarya on them. To which Aarya said that he did not mock them and he was joking with one of his friends on the plane. [8]Hindustan Times

 

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  • He is an author. Some of his books as an author are ‘My fiancée, me & #IFu**ed Up’ (novel) and Pushpak Viman (comic book).

    Aarya Babbar's book

    Aarya Babbar’s book

  • As a theatre artist, he has performed in various theatre plays including his mother’s theatre plays.

    Aarya Babbar in a theatre play

    Aarya Babbar in a theatre play

  • He has also worked as a model in various fashion shows.

    Aarya Babbar in a fashion show

    Aarya Babbar in a fashion show

  • He is a stand-up comedian and has performed at various live comedy shows.

    Aarya Babbar's stand-up comedy show

    Aarya Babbar’s stand-up comedy show

  • He loves dogs and has a pet dog named Happy Babbar. He had another pet dog named Simba who has passed away.

    Aarya Babbar and his pet dog

    Aarya Babbar and his pet dog

  • Aarya often consumes alcohol at parties and various other events. [9]Instagram – Aarya Babbar
  • In his various Instagram posts, he shared that he considers himself Babbar Sher (Lion). [10]Instagram – Aarya Babbar
  • He has started his YouTube channel ‘Mr Babbar’ on which he uploads his vlogs.

    Aarya Babbar's YouTube channel

    Aarya Babbar’s YouTube channel

  • He loves to play golf and travel to different places in his spare time.

    Aarya Babbar during his vacation

    Aarya Babbar during his vacation

  • He is a non-smoker and it was for the Hindi film ‘Jail,’ that he had to smoke around 14 packs of beedis for a scene in the film. [11]Masala
  • He is a religious person and has a deep faith in God.

    Aarya Babbar with an idol of lord Ganesha

    Aarya Babbar with an idol of lord Ganesha

  • He follows a regular workout regimen to remain fit.

    A picture of Aarya Babbar at a gym

    A picture of Aarya Babbar at a gym