Barkha Bisht Wiki, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Barkha Bisht

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Barkha Bisht is an Indian television and film actress, who has worked in TV serials, Bengali and Hindi films.

Wiki/Biography

Barkha Bisht Sengupta (married name) was born on 28 December 1979 (age 39 years; as in 2018) in the Hisar city of Haryana. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

She did her schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya Fortwilliam, Kolkata. She did her Bachelors in Commerce from Symbiosis College of Arts & Commerce, Pune.

Physical Appearance

Height: 5′ 5″

Weight: 55 kg

Figure Measurement: 34-28-36

Eye Colour: Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Family, Caste & Wife

Her father is a retired Colonel.

Barkha Bisht's Parents

Barkha Bisht’s Parents

Barkha has two elder sisters named Aparna and Sapna.

Barkha Bisht's Sisters Arpana And Sapna

Barkha Bisht’s Sisters Arpana And Sapna

She got married to Indraneil Sengupta in 2007.

Barkha Bisht And Her Husband, Indraneil Sengupta

Barkha Bisht And Her Husband, Indraneil Sengupta

The couple has a daughter named Meira.

Barkha Bisht With Her Daughter, Meira

Barkha Bisht With Her Daughter, Meira

She was once engaged to the actor, Karan Singh Grover and they both were together until their engagement broke in 2006.

Barkha Bisht And Karan Singh Grover

Barkha Bisht And Karan Singh Grover

Career

In Television

She started her career as a model. Barkha Bisht made ger TV debut with the TV series “Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi” that aired on MTV India from 2004 to 2005.

Barkha Bisht's Debut Serial, Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi

She then appeared as a lead actress in the serial “Pyaar Ke Do Naam…Ek Radha Ek Shyaam (Apr 2006- Sep 2006),” which aired on Star Plus.

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Barkha Bisht's Serial, Pyaar Ke Do Naam...Ek Radha Ek Shyaam

She hosted a television-news-based programme on “Popkorn” on Zoom TV.

In Movies

She made her first appearance in Bollywood as a dancer in the song “Ishq Barse” from the film “Raajneeti (2010).”

She then made her Bollywood Debut with the movie “Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela” in 2013.

Barkha Bisht In A Scene From Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela

Barkha Bisht In A Scene From Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela

She made her appearance in an item number in the Bengali film “Dui Prithibi (2010).” She made her debut as an actor with the movie “Ami Shubhash Bolchi” in 2011.

Barkha Bisht's Debut Bengali Film, Ami Shubhash Bolchi

 

Favourite Things

  • Food: Italian Cuisine, Bhel Puri, Pani Puri, Cheese Pasta, Rajma Chawal
  • Book: Whiteout by Ken Follett
  • Film: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Love Story
  • Restaurant: Shiv Sagar at Juhu, Little Italy, Hard Rock Cafe in Lower Parel, Mumbai
  • Travel Destination: Maldives, Mauritius, Bora Bora

Facts

  • Barkha was in her college when she started doing modelling assignments.
  • After modelling for some time, Barkha decided to make her career in acting, but her father didn’t approve her for it.
  • She went against her father’s will and left for Mumbai. She luckily got her first serial  “Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi (2004-05).” Her father did not even speak to her for two months. Finally, her mother and sisters mediated and helped Barkha to convince her father.
  • She was voted as NDA Queen in December 2000.
  • Saurav Ganguly is a good friend of  Barkha.
  • She was one of the contestants in the dance show “Saas vs Bahu,” which aired on Sahara One channel in 2008.
  • Once in an interview, she revealed that Ekta Kapoor (Indian Television Producer) and she had a fall-out due to some contractual issues. It happened during her first TV show, “Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi (2004-05).” They both finally reconciled after nine years.
  • She met her future husband, Indraneil Sengupta for the first time on the sets of “Pyaar Ke Do Naam…Ek Radha Ek Shyaam (Apr 2006- Sep 2006),” where they two were acting opposite each other.
  • The philosophy she follows in her life is,

    Live and Let Live.”

  • Though she and her husband are both actors, she does not wishes her daughter to be an actor. According to Barkha, the life of an actor is unsettled, specifically financially. She further adds,

    Acting, maine kar li, mere husband ne kar li, ab meri beti nahi karegi.”

  • She did the role of Jashodaben (Narendra Modi’s wife) in the biopic of Narendra Modi titled, “PM Narendra Modi (2019).”

    Barkha Bisht's Appearance in PM Narendra Modi (2019)

    Barkha Bisht’s Appearance in PM Narendra Modi (2019)

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