Rohit Bhardwaj Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Marital Status: Divorced
Profession: Actor
Age: 39 Years

Rohit Bhardwaj

Profession(s)• Actor
• Creative Director
Famous roleYudhishthir in Mahabharat (2013)
Rohit as Yudhishthira in Mahabharat
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (actor): Iqbal (2005) as boy at KCA
TV (actor): Ranbir Rano (2008) as Sukhi
Rohit as Sukhi in TV serial 'Ranbir Rano'
TV (creative director): Adaalat (2010)
Web Series (producer): Myopia (2020)
Poster of web series 'Myopia'
Awards• Won Best Actor Award for 'Waapasi' at the 3rd Dada Saheb Film Festival in 2013
Rohit with Dada Saheb Phalke Award
• Nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for 'Mahabharat' at Indian Telly Award in 2014
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 January 1983 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2022)39 Years
BirthplacePunjab, India
Zodiac signAquarius
School• Morden School, Noida
• DAV Centenary Public School, Noida
College/UniversityUniversity of Delhi
Food HabitVegan [1]YouTube- Saas Bahu aur Saazish
Relationships & More
Marital StatusDivorced (2022) [2]Bollywood Shaadis
Affairs/GirlfriendsPoonam Bhardwaj
Marriage DateYear, 2006
Wife/SpousePoonam Bhardwaj (2006-2022)
Rohit with his wife, Poonam
ChildrenHe has a daughter named Parthivi Bhardwaj.
Rohit with his wife and daughter
ParentsFather- Vijay Bhardwaj
Rohit with his father
Mother- Indu Bhardwaj (died in 2021 due to cardiac arrest)
Rohit with his mother
SiblingsHe has an elder brother named Mohit Bhardwaj
Rohit with his elder brother, Mohit

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rohit Bhardwaj

  • Rohit Bhardwaj is an Indian actor who is known for portraying Yudhishthira in StarPlus’ famous Indian mythological TV series “Mahabharat” (2013-2014).

    Rohit in a still from Star Plus' TV show 'Mahabharat'

    Rohit in a still from Star Plus’ TV show ‘Mahabharat’

  • He attended a school in Noida, where he was one of the top scholars in his class. He always had a passion for acting and filmmaking, and he frequently watched movies in secret.

    A childhood photo of Rohit

    A childhood photo of Rohit

  • He made the decision to pursue his acting dream and began to apply for auditions. During an interview on the sets of Mahabharat, he shared,

    My plan of action was to go abroad for higher studies after graduation. I never imagined that one day I would act in a television ­serial and become a known face.”

  • Before he began his career as an actor, Rohit was in a long-term relationship with Poonam Bhardwaj. They started dating each other during high school and got married in 2006 and were married to each other for 16 years before filing for divorce in 2022. In an interview, he talked about this and said,

    I have been living alone for the last four-five years. There were differences from the beginning, which continued to grow, especially after I returned from Indonesia. I tried to sort things out with my wife, but could not save the marriage. It struggled with differences and compatibility issues. The divorce is in process and is expected to be completed in two months.” [3]Bollywood Shaadis

  • He worked in many TV shows like ‘Baat Hamari Pakki Hai’ (2010-2011), ‘Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha’ (2012), ‘Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal’ (2011-2012), ‘Mahabharat’ (2013-2014), and ‘Laal Ishq’ (2018-2019).
  • In 2013, he played the role of Hardeep in the Punjabi short film “Waapasi.” He has worked as a creative producer for the short film “Mombatti.”
  • He worked as a creative director for some episodes of the 2010 TV show “Adaalat.”
  • In 2020, he played the role of a detective named Omkar Upadhyay in the thriller web series “Myopia.” He also produced this web series, which is based on the famous historic monument Taj Mahal. [4]The Tribune

    Poster of 2020 web series 'Myopia'

    Poster of 2020 web series ‘Myopia’

  • “Mahabharat” gained such popularity that the entire cast travelled to Indonesia to appear in a play based on the show. Indonesian audience appeared in huge numbers to watch them perform on stage. Rohit’s Indonesian fans call him by the name Om Rohit Mulyono. [5]Cliff Clubs

    Rohit with the cast of Mahabharat performing in Bali in 2014

    Rohit with the cast of Mahabharat performing in Bali in 2014

  • Because of the popularity of the show “Mahabharat” overseas, Rohit and other cast members got the opportunity to appear on Indonesian TV shows. Rohit participated in the Indonesian television programme “The New Eat Bulaga Indonesia” (2014–2015) as a judge and anchor. In 2015, he participated in and served as a judge for Bolly Star Vaganza. He performed stand-up comedy and played the role of “Mr Bean” in Indonesia. He portrayed the roles of nearly all the Indonesian kings from every region.

    Rohit portraying the character of Raja Pengging

    Rohit portraying the character of Raja Pengging

  • In an interview, Rohit talked about the character of Yudhishthira that he portrayed on screen, which made him famous in India and overseas. He also shared an incident when a fan sent him a letter written in blood. He said,

    I am overwhelmed and happy that I am being appreciated as Yudhishtir, finally, I feel that people can see Yudhishtir in me, I wanted it all to look real and as convincing as possible and thankfully I am being appreciated and acknowledged but at the same time, I don’t like my fans doing weird things for me like writing a letter from blood. It’s my humble request to all my fans there, please don’t hurt yourself ever.” [6]The Times of India

    Rohit taking a picture with his fans in Indonesia

    Rohit taking a picture with his fans in Indonesia

  • In 2021, he lost his mother due to cardiac arrest. He mourned over her death and said,

    She suffered a cardiac arrest and I am still recovering from the loss. I’ve been shuffling between Mumbai and Delhi to spend time with my father, who is now all alone.” [7]Bollywood Shaadis

  • In an interview, Rohit talked about the struggles he faced to make a place in the entertainment industry. He shared his story of how he ended up becoming an actor and said,

    After my graduation, I had three months of free time for soul searching. I wanted some kind of change and joined theatre after a friend advised me to take up acting. Those three months turned into three years and I am an actor now! I think it was bound to happen. It was part of ­destiny’s plan.” [8]Hindustan Times

  • In an interview, Rohit revealed that his father was not supportive of his decision of making a career in acting; however, his elder brother, Mohit, supported him. He said,

    My father is everything to me. He never wanted me to get into an acting career and because of that, I used to go for the auditions without informing him. On the other hand, my elder brother always supported me in my acting career.” [9]The Times of India

  • He values leading a healthy lifestyle and is highly concerned about his health. He consumes salads, sprouts, cottage cheese, and cooked veggies and is a vegan. He enjoys protein shakes as beverages. He is a sports enthusiast and enjoys playing cricket, swimming, going to the gym, and nighttime jogging.

    Rohit working out in a gym

    Rohit working out in a gym