Age: 39 Years
Husband: Indraneil Sengupta
|Real Name||Barkha Bisht Sengupta|
|Famous Role||Anjani in Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman (2015)
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 55 kg
in Pounds- 121 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-25-36|
|Date of Birth||28 December 1979|
|Age (as in 2018)||39 Years|
|Birthplace||Hisar, Haryana, India|
|School||Kendriya Vidyalaya Fortwilliam, Kolkata|
|College||Symbiosis College, Pune, India|
|Debut||Hindi Film (Dancer): Raajneeti (2010)
Hindi Film (Actress): Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013)
TV: Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi (2004–2005)
Bengali Film (Actress): Ami Shubhash Bolchi (2011)
|Family||Father- Name Not Known (Retired Colonel)
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister(s)- Aparna and Sapna
|Favourite Book||Whiteout by Ken Follett|
|Favourite Film||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)|
|Favourite Food||Rajma Chawal, Italian Cuisines|
|Favourite Restaurant||Hard Rock Cafe in Lower Parel, Mumbai|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Marriage Date||2 March 2008|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Karan Singh Grover (Actor)
|Husband||Indraneil Sengupta (Actor)
|Children||Daughter- Meera Sengupta
- Does Barkha Bisht smoke?: Not Known
- Does Barkha Bisht drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Barkha won the NDA Queen beauty pageant in 2000.
- She is good friends with the famous cricketer Sourav Ganguly.
- Barkha started doing modelling assignments during her college days.
- After her modelling stint, Barkha decided to go into the acting field, but her father didn’t approve of it. However, she went against his will and left for Mumbai to make a career in acting. Thereafter, her father stopped talking to her, and he didn’t talk to her for almost two months. However, after the intervention of her mother and sister, he finally got convinced and started talking to her.
- While in Mumbai, she got her first TV show “Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi (2004-05).”
- During her first TV show, “Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi (2004-05),” Barkha had a fall-out with Ekta Kapoor due to some contractual issues; however, after nine years, they finally reconciled.
- She has done cameo roles in various shows such as Kasautii Zindagii Kay(2001-2008), Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa (2006-2007), and Kavyanjali (2005-2006).
- Barkha met her future husband for the first time on the sets of “Pyaar Ke Do Naam…Ek Radha Ek Shyaam (Apr 2006- Sep 2006),” where both were acting opposite each other.
- Before marrying Indraneil, she was engaged to her Ex-boyfriend Karan Singh Grover, but the relationship ended in 2006.
- Apart from acting, she has also hosted shows like Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe (2012) on Sony TV and film-based show Popkorn (2006) on Zoom TV.
- She was one of the contestants in the dance show Saas v/s Bahu (2008), aired on Sahara One.
- In the 2010 Bollywood film “Raajneeti,” Barkha appeared in the song “Ishq Barse.”
- Barkha is a staunch advocate of the philosophy- “Live and Let Live.”
- In an interview, Barkha said that she didn’t want her daughter to become an actor. She said-
Acting, maine kar li, mere husband ne kar li, ab meri beti nahi karegi.”
- Barkha essayed the role of Jashodaben (Narendra Modi‘s wife) in Narendra Modi’s biopic- PM Narendra Modi (2019).
- Here’s an interesting video about Barkha Bisht’s biography: