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Nakshatra Bagwe Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography

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Hometown: Malvan, Maharashtra
Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 33 Years

Nakshatra Bagwe

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)• Actor
• Filmmaker
• LGBTQ Activist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 11" (180 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutAs an Actor, Writer, and Director

Short Film: Logging Out (2012) as 'Aayush'
Nakshatra Bagwe as 'Aayush' in a still from the short film 'Logging Out' (2012)
Awards2012: KASHISH Coffee Break Audience Award for the short film 'Logging Out' at the KASHISH Pride Film Festival
2021: Loksatta Tarun Tejankit Award for his contribution to the LGBTQ community
Nakshatra Bagwe while receiving the 2021 Loksatta Tarun Tejankit Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 December 1990 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2023) 33 Years
BirthplaceMalvan, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
SignatureNakshatra Bagwe's signature
NationalityIndian
HometownMalvan
College/University• G.S. College of Commerce and Economics, Nagpur, Maharashtra
• B. K. Birla College, Kalyan, Maharashtra
• N. G. Acharya & D. K. Marathe College, Mumbai
• Kirti M. Doongursee College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai
• EMDI Institute of Media and Communication, Mumbai
Educational QualificationA master's degree in Media and Communication
ReligionHinduism
EthnicityMarathi
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Nakshatra Bagwe while having seafood
HobbiesCooking
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Sexual OrientationGay
Affairs/BoyfriendsAbhishek Jayadeep (engineer, model) (rumoured)
Nakshatra Bagwe with Abhishek Jayadeep
Family
ParentsFather- Rajeshwar Dayal Tyagi (retired chief manager of SBI)
Nakshatra Bagwe with his father
Mother- Swati Bagwe (homemaker) (deceased)
Nakshatra Bagwe with his mother and cousin
Note: He lost his mother to breast cancer in 2017.
GrandparentsNakshatra Bagwe with his maternal grandparents
Favourites
FoodAlu Vadi, Chicken Chilli, Sev, Crab
Actor(s)Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Sushant Singh Rajput, Ajay Devgn
ActressShraddha Kapoor
GenreHorror
Non-Fictional CharacterAnnabelle
Holiday DestinationParis
Style Quotient
Bike CollectionTVS Jupiter 125cc (bought in 2023)
Nakshatra Bagwe with his TVS Jupiter 125cc
Social Media
InstagramNAKSHATRA BAGWE
FacebookNakshatra Bagwe
YouTubeNakshatra Bagwe

Nakshatra Bagwe

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nakshatra Bagwe

  • Nakshatra Bagwe belongs to a middle-class family.
  • When he was 6 months old, he had a bad reaction to some medicine, which made him very sick. Doctors were uncertain if they could save him. He, however, recovered with time. He still has allergies to certain medicines.
  • When he was a child, he moved to his village in Malkapur, Maharashtra, from Mumbai with his family because of some family issues and started attending school there.

    A childhood picture of Nakshatra Bagwe

    A childhood picture of Nakshatra Bagwe

  • He did well in academics during his school years and actively participated in extracurricular activities, including sports.
  • At the age of 14, Nakshatra developed his first crush on a boy who was his classmate at the school in his village. He, however, later moved back to Mumbai in class 12, while his parents were still in the village.
  • When Nakshatra wanted to understand his sexual identity better and decided to come out, he simply searched on Google, “I am a boy and I like boys.”
  • At the age of 17, he came out to his family about his sexual identity as gay during a dinner. While his mother expressed her wish that he had died at birth, his father remained silent and did not react at all.
  • Nakshatra started dating a boy at the age of 18. His boyfriend supported him throughout his journey of coming out, while his parents did not accept him. Nakshatra, however, lost his boyfriend to a road accident later.
  • Nakshatra felt alone after his boyfriend passed away. He almost had decided to send a nude picture to a stranger on Facebook in exchange for emotional support, but he stopped himself and logged off his account instead.
  • In 2012, he made a short film titled ‘Logging Out’ based on his experience with the stranger on Facebook and his emotional journey following the loss of his boyfriend. The short film later won many international awards.
  • It took his parents 5 years to accept that he was gay; they accepted him when he was 22 years old.
  • Nakshatra has worked as an actor, director, and writer for many short films like ‘Acceptance’ (2014), ‘When the Circus Came to Town’ (2015), and ‘Unkahi Unsuni Kahani’ (2016).

    Nakshatra Bagwe as 'Daniel' in a still from the short film 'When the Circus Came to Town' (2015)

    Nakshatra Bagwe as ‘Daniel’ in a still from the short film ‘When the Circus Came to Town’ (2015)

  • Nakshatra often speaks up for LGBTQ+ rights and participates in various events advocating for the community.

    Nakshatra Bagwe, along with his mother, at the 2015 Pune Pride Parade

    Nakshatra Bagwe, along with his mother, at the 2015 Pune Pride Parade

  • In 2015, he was announced as the brand ambassador for ‘Moovz,’ a social media platform for the LGBTQ+ community, making him their first gay ambassador.

    Nakshatra Bagwe became the brand ambassador for 'Moovz' in 2015

    Nakshatra Bagwe became the brand ambassador for ‘Moovz’ in 2015

  • He is an avid animal lover and often posts pictures with them on social media.

    Nakshatra Bagwe with a dog named Angel

    Nakshatra Bagwe with a dog named Angel

  • Nakshatra has a passion for cricket. He once even led a team in the Queer Premier League where he played many matches.

    Nakshatra Bagwe after winning a cricket match at the Queer Premier League, held in Mumbai

    Nakshatra Bagwe after winning a cricket match at the Queer Premier League, held in Mumbai

  • Nakshatra loves travelling and frequently shares his travelling experiences on social media.

    A picture of Nakshatra Bagwe from his trip to Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

    A picture of Nakshatra Bagwe from his trip to Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

  • He has also spoken at various events like Josh Talks.

    Nakshatra Bagwe at Josh Talks

    Nakshatra Bagwe at Josh Talks

  • Nakshatra owns a travel agency named ‘The BackPack Travels.’ He also co-owns ShoutOUT Party, an event company that hosts parties specifically for the LGBTQ+ community.

    Nakshatra Bagwe's Instagram post about an event organised by 'ShoutOUT Party'

    Nakshatra Bagwe’s Instagram post about an event organised by ‘ShoutOUT Party’

  • Nakshatra’s pictures with engineer and model Abhishek Jayadeep often spark speculation about their relationship, even though Abhishek once denied them as just rumours.

    Nakshatra Bagwe's Instagram post about his relationship with Abhishek Jayadeep

    Nakshatra Bagwe’s Instagram post about his relationship with Abhishek Jayadeep

  • Nakshatra enjoys cooking and frequently shares his recipes and cooking videos on social media.