Rohit Bal Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Rohit Bal

Rohit Bal is an Indian fashion designer. He is recognized for designing the costumes for the Indian game show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati.’


Rohit Bal was born on Monday, 8 May 1961 (age 62 years; as of 2023) in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He attended two schools in Srinagar, Woodlands House School, and Burn Hall School. Later, he attended Delhi Public School in New Delhi. Rohit did his graduation in History at St. Stephens, Delhi University. Following his interest in design, he attended the National Institute of Fashion Technology in Delhi to study fashion.

Rohit Bal in his youth

Rohit Bal in his youth

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.):  5′ 5″

Hair Colour: Light Brown

Eye Colour: Hazel Green

Rohit Bal standing


Rohit Bal belongs to a Kashmiri Pandit family in Jammu and Kashmir in India.

Parents & Siblings

His father was Duffy Bal, who died of a heart attack in 1968, and his mother was Rakka Bal. He has three elder siblings, a brother named Rajeev Bal who works in an export company, and two sisters named Aruna Bal Sharma and Neera Bal.

Rohit Bal with his sisters Aruna Bal and Neera Bal

Rohit Bal with his sisters Aruna Bal and Neera Bal


Rohit is unmarried.


Rohit Bal was in a live-in relationship with model Lalit Tehlan for three years. Later, the couple mutually parted ways. [1]Hindustan Times

Rohit with his ex boyfriend Lalit

Rohit with his ex-boyfriend Lalit


He follows Hinduism.


Rohit Bal started his career as a fashion designer in 1986 with his elder brother Rajeev Bal in a company known as Orchid Oversea Pvt. Ltd. He started his own label in 1990. He creates clothes for both men and women. Bal uses lavish fabrics like velvet and brocade, and his designs are inspired by Indian culture and dignity.

Rohit Bal's collection depicts Indian majesty

Rohit Bal’s collection depicts Indian majesty

He was offered to work with the ‘Khadi Gram Udyog’ in Panchkula. Rohit mostly uses lotus and peacock motifs in his designs. He has outlets in cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chennai, and the Middle East and Europe.

Rohit Bal's store in Delhi

Rohit Bal’s store in Delhi

After establishing himself as a successful entrepreneur, Rohit started expanding his business in India and abroad. Rohit has made his name by designing costumes for the popular Indian game show Kaun Banega Crorepati.

Fashion Shows

Rohit Bal has showcased his design work in many fashion shows all across the globe. He has conducted shows in London, Paris, New York, Singapore, Moscow, Jakarta, Colombo, Sao, Paulo, Munich, Geneva, and many cities in India.


Rohit Bal was arrested in New Delhi

In September 2017, Rohit Bal was arrested by the Delhi police in Defence Colony. Reportedly, Rohit’s neighbour Iqbal Singh, filed a complaint against him and his friends claiming the four men forcefully entered his house and “under the influence of alcohol, threatened him and created a ruckus.” The case was registered and Rohit Bal was released the next day on bail. Later, Bal’s assistant made a statement regarding the issue, and said,

It was a fight over car parking. It is over now and he (Bal) is taking rest.”


  • In 2006, Rohit Bal won the ‘Designer of the Year’ at the Indian Fashion Awards.
  • He won the ‘Designer of the Year’ at the Kingfisher Fashion Achievement Awards in 2001.
  • In 2020, he was recognized as “Iconic Fashion Designer of the country” by the jury of the Rajnigandha Pearls India Fashion Awards.
  • In 2013, he won the Most Stylish Men’s Evening Wear Award at the PETA-Approved Vegan Fashion Awards.
  • Rohit was honoured as the Lakme Grand Finale Designer in 2012.

    Rohit Bal with an award

    Rohit Bal with an award


  • Writer(s): Paulo Coelho, Thomas Hardy
  • Sports: Tennis
  • Song: ‘House Music’ by Benny Benassi


  • Rohit Bal has a collaboration with the international shoe designer Christian Louboutin.
  • Rohit Bal has featured on the cover of ‘Face Magazine.’

     Rohit Bal featured on the cover of a magazine

    Rohit Bal featured on the cover of a magazine

  • His international client list includes Cindy Crawford, Pamela Anderson, and Uma Thurman.
  • In 2003, Rohit designed watches for Nebula-Titan watches, which were sold in all the stores of  Nebula-Titan stores.
  • He is a brand ambassador for Omega watches.
  • He has ventured into jewellery design.

    Rohit Bal's range of jewelery

    Rohit Bal’s range of jewellery

  • Rohit Bal has collaborated with brands like ‘Biba.’


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