Indraneel Bhattacharya is an Indian actor, who is known for his work in several films, TV serials, and web series.
Indraneel Bhattacharya was born on Wednesday, 14 October 1970 (age 53 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Libra. He completed his schooling at Campion School, Mumbai. He pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science in 1993 at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Indraneel belongs to a Kulin Brahmin family. His ancestors were from Siliguri, West Bengal.
Parents & Siblings
His father, Neelabh Bhattacharya, is a Chemical Engineer, and his mother, Jaya Bhattacharya, is an animal rights activist. He has a sister named Trishna.
He got married to Anjali Mukhi on 30 April 2005. She is a television actress.
Indraneel Bhattacharya follows Hinduism.
‘Shanu Taxi’ (2006) was the debut film of Indraneel Bhattacharya in which he played a small role. He then worked in ‘One Night With The King,’ a Hollywood film starring Peeter O’Toole; the entire film was filmed in Rajasthan, India.
He has worked in several Bollywood films such as ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ (1999), ‘Rustom’ (2016), ‘Jai Gangajal’ (2016), ‘Fan’ (2016), ‘Golmaal Again’ (2017), ‘Tanashah’ (2020), and ‘Bunty Aur Babli 2’ (2021).
His television career started in 2004 with the serial ‘Meher’ where he played the role of ‘Aman’; it was aired on DD National from January 2004 to January 2006. After this, he worked in several daily soap operas such as ‘Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam’ (2009), ‘Mere Ghar Aayi Ek Nanhi Pari’ (2009), Ram Milaye Jodi’ (2010-2012), ‘Gustakh Dil’ (2013-2014), and ‘Imlie’ (2020). His role as Dev in Imlie was close to his heart. In an interview, he spoke about it and said,
It is one of the most satisfying experiences ever in my rather long career. From the care taken by FOUR LIONS to the near familial bonding between all of us, all have fallen in place so well. One thing is for sure, whenever IMLIE ends (which I hope it never does) there are going to be a lot of tears flowing, both sad and happy.”
He debuted in the web series ‘Bebaakee’ (2020) as Indrapreet Sahani; it was produced by AltBalaji Productions. After this, Indraneel appeared in ‘Sacred Games’ (2019), ‘Beehad Ke Baghi’ (2020),’ ‘Mai Hero Boll Raha Hoon’ (2021), ‘Cyber Vaar – Har Screen Crime Scene’ (2022), and ‘Jubilee’ (2023). His upcoming series is ‘Jengaburu: A Billion Dollar Curse.’
- Indraneel has a dog named Waffle.
- He loves to travel. His social media accounts reflect his keen interest in exploring new places.
- He is a wildlife activist; following the footsteps of his mother, he often raises his voice for the fauna in danger.
- His other names are Aarya Bhatta and Neel.