Barkha Bisht Sengupta
|Barkha Bisht Sengupta|
|Native name||બરખા બિશતે|
28 December 1979 |
Hisar, Haryana, India
|Spouse(s)||Indraneil Sengupta (2007–present)|
Barkha spent her childhood in military towns, as her father was a Colonel. She is the youngest of three sisters, the eldest being a hotel management professional and the elder a fashion designer. She was very popular amongst her childhood friends, especially in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Fort William. She was also voted as the NDA Queen, in December 2000, where she was escorted by her old friend, S Ganguly. She is married to Indraneil Sengupta, her fellow actor and co-star from Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam and Doli Saja Ke. The couple tied the knot on 2 March 2008 after a two-year courtship. In October 2011, she gave birth to a baby girl named Meera.
She started her career on television with a show called Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi, aired on MTV India. This was followed by a show on Star Plus called Pyaar ke do naam...Ek Radha Ek Shyaam, where she played the lead roles of Shyama, Radha and Radhika. She has also hosted a film-news based programme called Popkorn on Zoom TV. She has played the lead role of Anupama in Doli Saja Ke on Sahara One channel. She also played cameo roles on the shows Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa and Kavyanjali. She participated in a show called Saas vs BaӓӕОњњxt performance was as the central character Dhani in Sajan Ghar Jaana Hai. Also she is playing the character of Hanuman's mother on the show Mahabali Hanuman currently running on Sony TV.
Television and film
- Barkha Bisht shares her wedding plans, Tellychakkar.com, 27 February 2007
- Zoom launches 'Popkorn Newz', indiantelevision.com, 17 November 2006.
- Sahara One launches 'Doli Saja Ke' on father-daughter relationship, indiantelevision.com, 5 May 2007.
- Pitale, Sonali Joshi (28 July 2016). "Viraf Patel and Barkha Bisht to star in Mahesh Bhatt's show 'Namkaran'". mid-day. Retrieved 2016-08-20.