Age: 39 Years
Wife: Pashmeen Manchanda
|Famous For||Playing the role of ‘Arnav Singh Raizada’ in Star Plus’s “Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?”|
|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 (approx.)||- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
|Debut||TV Debut: Shraddha (2009)
Film Debut: Main Aur Mr. Riight (2014)
|Award||26 November 2023: Best Supporting Actor (Male) in a Drama Series award for ‘Kohrra’ at the Filmfare OTT Awards
|Date of Birth||21 August 1984 (Tuesday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||39 Years|
|School||St. Mark's School, New Delhi|
|College/University||Did not attend|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Hobbies||Writing Poems, Playing Football|
|Controversy||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.|
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Pashmeen Manchanda (Barun's childhood friend)|
|Marriage Date||12 December 2010
|Children||Daughter: Sifat (Born on 28 June 2019)
|Parents||Father- Raj Sobti
Mother- Not Known (Housewife)
|Siblings||Sister- Richa Arora (elder)
|Favourite Food||Chinese, Italian, Continental|
|Favourite Actors||Bollywood: Aamir Khan
Hollywood: George Clooney
|Favourite Actresses||Bollywood: Sonali Bendre
Hollywood: Penelope Cruze, Salma Hayek
|Favourite Singer||Mohit Chauhan|
|Favourite Holiday Destination||Melbourne, Maldives|
|Favourite Sports||Football, Cricket|
|Favourite Mobile Games||Candy Crush, 2048|
|Salary (approx.)||Rs. 30,000 per episode|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Barun Sobti
- Does Barun Sobti smoke?: Not Known
- Does Barun Sobti drink alcohol?: Yes
- Barun was born in a Punjabi Family in Delhi.
- 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.
- 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.