Sanjiv Bhasin is a popular Indian YouTuber, who makes videos guiding young investors about the various aspects of the stock market. He is also a corporate sector professional who works as the director of the Gurugram branch of IIFL Securities Ltd.
Sanjiv was born on Thursday, 25 October 1962 (age 58 years; as of 2020). He was raised in New Delhi and attended St. Columba’s School in New Delhi (1972-1981). He pursued a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours at Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi. LinkedIn
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Hair Colour: Semi Bald
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Caste
Parents & Siblings
Sanjiv’s father’s name is Vishwa Bhasin, and his mother’s name is Sheena Bhasin. His sister, Neerja Bhasin Dev, is a fashion designer.
Relationships, Wife & Children
He got married to Rashi Bhasin on 17 February 1991. The couple has three kids, two sons and one daughter. Their names are Shivraj Bhasin, Raghav Bhasin, and Siya Bhasin. Raghav is a data analyst at IIFL, and Siya is a student.
In 1987, Mr. Bhasin, post completing his formal education, started working as the director of the HB Group Ltd., a Delhi-based company that manufactures metal pipe fittings. He worked there for 18 years, and he quit that job in 2005 to take up a similar position in the Deutsche Bank (a German investment banking firm) where he worked till 2009. Sanjiv has also worked as a consultant for the ICICI Direct and NDTV. He joined IIFL in 2015 as a consultant and gradually got promoted to the position of the director of Gurugram branch of IIFL Securities Ltd. Sanjiv’s in-depth knowledge of the stock market earned him his own news segment on the popular business news channels, Zee Business and CNBC TV18, titled ‘Bhasin Ke Haseen Share.’
His articles, relating to the stock market strategies and queries, are often published in newspapers.
Sanjiv is often seen imparting knowledge about the financial markets by conducting symposiums under the tag of IIFL.
As a YouTuber
Sanjiv took to YouTube in September 2019 to educate people about the tactics of the world of stocks. He made videos answering the questions of novice traders and counselled them about the risks and benefits of the stock market. Mr. Bhasin soon became a reliable source of information for people following his advice. His subscriber base increased rapidly on YouTube, reaching to 172K in 2020.
Mr. Bhasin is idealised in the stock market community, often being referred to as the market guru. His followers have often travelled from distant places to thank him for their stock market gains.
Sweets from Surat by my 2 followers who have made huge gains following me from April 2020 & who came home to meet me… thank you Sandip & Bhupen 🙏🏻👍👌 pic.twitter.com/zinHXMZbyU
— sanjiv (@sanjiv_bhasin) January 24, 2021
- Sanjiv was inspired to play cricket by his father as his father was a Ranji player.
My father was the real cricket 🏏 legend & played Ranji trophy for Delhi while still in St.Stephens collage..extreme right V N Bhasin 👍 pic.twitter.com/QOm5iNJQB2
— sanjiv (@sanjiv_bhasin) April 19, 2020
- Sanjiv developed an interest in physical sports from a young age. He was the captain of his college’s cricket team. He also represented his school and college in various hockey competitions.
- In 2001, he developed an interest in the field of astrology. He took up a course of Jyotish Vidya (astrology) at the Indian Council of Astrological Sciences in Delhi. After completing four degrees of Jyotish Vidya, which are Jyotish Praveena, Jyotish Visharda, Jyotish Bushan, and Jyotish Kovid, he was conferred with a doctorate in Mundane Astrology.
- He maintains a healthy lifestyle by jogging regularly.
Morning run 🏃♀️ in the hills 45 minutes is as good as 90 minutes in the plains 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/nQk5nYio56
— sanjiv (@sanjiv_bhasin) August 29, 2020