Arvind Babbal

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Arvind Babbal
Arvind Babbal picture, 08 August 2015.jpg
Born (1965-03-02) 2 March 1965 (age 52)
Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, India
Residence Goregaon, Mumbai, India
Alma mater Pannalal Girdharlal Dayanand Anglo Vedic College
University of Delhi
Occupation Director
Producer (Arvind Babbal Productions Pvt. Ltd.
Years active 1986–present
Known for Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani
Saraswatichandra (TV series)
Shobha Somnath Ki
Spouse(s) Rekha Babbal
Parent(s) Radheyshyam Pragalbh, Kusum Prgalbh
Relatives Ashok Chakradhar

Arvind Babbal is the director and producer of Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani for life OK. He has directed television series like Saraswatichandra (TV series), Shobha Somnath Ki, Mera Naam Karegi Roshan, Kesar, Aati Rahengi Baharein, Yahaaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli, Mitwa Phool Kamal Ke, Jiya Jale, Durgeshnandini, Awaz - Dil Se Dil Tak, Chhoti Maa...Ek Anokha Bandhan.

Son of Hindi Author Radheyshyam Pragalbh and Kusum Prgalbh, Arvind Babbal was born on March 2, 1965 in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is the younger brother of renowned author, poet and television personality Ashok Chakradhar. A Commerce graduate from P.G.D.A.V College, University of Delhi, Arvind Babbal started his career as an assistant of well known director of Hindi Films Lekh Tandan in the year 1986-87.

His first film as a Director is the Tele-film Akhirkaar assigned by Directorate of Adult Education, Government of India. He shifted his base to Mumbai in the year 1998, and has been directing Television Series since then.

Arvind Babbal has been nominated at New York Festivals -International Television & Film Awards, 2016 in the Best Director (India) category for 'Mahakumbh -Ek Rahasya Ek Kahani'. The series received Certificate of Merit at the 52nd-chicago-international-television-awards, 2016. Arvind Babbal has received eight nominations in ITA’s ‘Best Director’ category. His production house Arvind Babbal Productions Pvt. Ltd. has produced Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani for Television channel Life OK.

He is married to Rekha Babbal, an actor, producer and social activist; and has two sons Bhanu Babbal and Raghu Babbal.

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