Barun Sobti (Actor) Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Delhi
Age: 35 Years
Wife: Pashmeen Manchanda

Barun Sobti

Famous ForPlaying the role of ‘Arnav Singh Raizada’ in Star Plus’s “Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?”
Physical Stats & More
Heightin 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 (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutTV Debut: Shraddha (2009)
Film Debut: Main Aur Mr. Riight (2014)
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 August 1984
Age (as in 2019)35 Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac signLeo
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolSt. Mark's School, New Delhi
College/UniversityDid not attend
Educational QualificationNot Known
HobbiesWriting Poems, Playing Football
ControversyHe 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.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsPashmeen Manchanda (Barun's childhood friend)
Marriage Date12 December 2010
Barun Sobti & Pashmeen Manchanda Marriage Photo
Wife/SpousePashmeen Manchanda
Barun Sobti with his wife Pashmeen Manchanda
ChildrenDaughter: Sifat (Born on 28 June 2019)
Barun Sobti's daughter
ParentsFather- Raj Sobti
Mother- Not Known (Housewife)
Barun Sobti with his Parents and wife
SiblingsSister- Richa Arora (elder)
Barun Sobti with his elder sister Richa and niece
Brother- None
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodChinese, Italian, Continental
Favourite ActorsBollywood: Aamir Khan
Hollywood: George Clooney
Favourite ActressesBollywood: Sonali Bendre
Hollywood: Penelope Cruze, Salma Hayek
Favourite SingerMohit Chauhan
Favourite Holiday DestinationMelbourne, Maldives
Favourite SportsFootball, Cricket
Favourite Mobile GamesCandy Crush, 2048
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 30,000 per episode

Barun Sobti

Some Lesser Known Facts About Barun Sobti

  • Does Barun Sobti smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Barun Sobti drink alcohol?: Yes

    Barun Sobti drinking alcohol

    Barun Sobti consuming alcohol

  • Barun was born in a Punjabi Family in Delhi.

    Barun Sobti's childhood image

    Barun Sobti’s childhood image

  • Barun was a naughty child. His mother was often called by his school’s Vice Principal for his notorious acts.
  • His first income was of Rs. 200 which he earned by selling a dinner set in a summer job.
  • After completing his schooling, Barun went on working for 7 years as an operational manager at a BPO, Jindal Telecom, New Delhi.
  • He accidentally stepped into the 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.
  • In 2011, his portrayal of an arrogant business tycoon in the TV serial “Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?” earned him wide popularity.

  • Initially, he signed “Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?” just for a year but after the show started gaining popularity, the producer of the show requested him to stay there for long.
  • Barun has also featured in the short film, Dry Dreams which focuses on the importance of water conservation.
  • 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.
  • Barun & Pashmeen (his wife) met in 9th standard when Pashmeen joined Barun’s class. They are in love since their school days.
  • 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 is fond of bikes.
  • He is an avid dog lover.

    Barun Sobti loves dogs

    Barun Sobti loves dogs

  • He likes to keep his life personal and hates socializing.
  • Barun ranked second in the 2017-2018 Gazette Review list of the Most Handsome Men in the World.
  • Sobti was ranked 3rd Sexiest Asian Man by the UK Magazine, Eastern Eye.
  • The television actor, Karan Wahi, and actress, Priyanka Bassi, are Barun’s childhood friends.

    Barun Sobti with Karan Wahi

    Barun Sobti with Karan Wahi