Ashish Vidyarthi (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Ashish Vidyarthi

Real NameAshish Vidyarthi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth19 June 1962
Age (as in 2017)55 Years
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownDelhi, India
School(s)Shiv Niketan School, Delhi
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Mehta Vidyalaya, New Delhi
College/InstituteHindu College, New Delhi
National School of Drama, New Delhi
Educational Qualification(s)Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in History
Diploma in Acting
DebutKannada Film: Anand (1986)
Malayalam Film: Hijack (1991)
Bollywood: Drohkaal (1994)
Telugu Film: Pape Naa Pranam (2000)
Bengali Film: Shesh Thikana (2000)
Hollywood: Nightfall (2000)
Tamil Film: Dhill (2001)
Odia Film: Kalishankar (2007)
Marathi Film: Punha Gondhal Punha Mujra (2015)
Awards/Honours/Achievements1995- National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for Bollywood film 'Drohkaal' (1994)
1996- Best Actor Award at Bengal Film Journalists' Association for Bollywood film 'Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin' (1996)
1997- Star Screen Award for Best Villain for Bollywood film 'Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin' (1996)
2005- Filmfare Award for Best Villain for Telugu film 'Athanokkade' (2005)
2013- Nandi Award for Best Character Actor for Telugu film 'Minugurulu' (2013)
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsRajoshi Barua (Actress)
Wife/SpouseRajoshi Barua (Actress)
ChildrenSon- Arth Vidyarthi
Ashish Vidyarthi with his wife Rajoshi Barua and son Arth Vidyarthi
Daughter- Not Known
ParentsFather- Govind Vidyarthi (Theatre artist)
Mother- Reba Vidyarthi (Kathak dancer)
Ashish Vidyarthi mother Reba Vidyarthi
SiblingsBrother- Name Not Known (Elder)
Sister- Not Known

Ashish VidyarthiSome Lesser Known Facts About Ashish Vidyarthi

  • Does Ashish Vidyarthi smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Ashish Vidyarthi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Ashish was born to a Malayali father, Govind Vidyarthi and a Bengali mother, Reba Vidyarthi.
  • Though his family background is from Thalassery, Kannur district, Kerala; he was born and brought up in Delhi, India.
  • His father took the surname ‘Vidyarthi’ as a tribute to the Indian journalist and freedom fighter ‘Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi’ who died in the riots of Kanpur.
  • After completing studies, he joined the ‘National School of Drama’ to learn acting.
  • He later started working with ‘Prithvi Theatre’ as a theatre artist and did several plays like ‘The Birth of the Jongleur’, ‘Dedh Inch Upar’, etc.
  • He started his film career in 1986 with the Kannada film ‘Anand.’
  • Before entering the film industry, he worked in several TV serials like ‘Hum Panchi Ek Chawl Ke’, ‘Dastaan’, etc.
  • Ashish worked in 11 different languages such as Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu, Bengali, English, Tamil, Odia, Marathi, etc.
  • He also worked in an audio series ‘Kahanibaaz’ in 2016.
  • He is the founder of ‘Avid Miner Conversations.’ He shared experiences by visiting schools, colleges, and corporate offices to empower people and organisations. He shares his real-life experience videos on his Facebook page ‘The Rich Universe.’Ashish Vidyarthi - founder of Avid Miner Conversations