Barun Sobti

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Barun Sobti
Barun Sobti from the Mahurat of Main Aur Mr. Riight.jpg
Barun Sobti
Born (1984-08-21) 21 August 1984 (age 31)[1]
Delhi, India[1]
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Punjabi
Occupation Actor
Height 5'8
Religion Sikhism
Spouse(s) Pashmeen Manchanda [2]
Signature
Barun Sobti signature.jpg

Barun Sobti (born 21 August 1984) is an Indian actor.[3] He did his schooling in St. Mark's School, New Delhi.[3] Before entering into entertainment industry, he worked as an operation manager at Jindal Telecom for 7 years.[3] He married his childhood sweetheart Pashmeen Manchanda on December 12th 2010 in a Gurudwara.[4]

Sobti first appeared in the spiritual show Shraddha on Star Plus which was stopped abruptly in few months because of the low TRPs. He then did a cameo in the popular show Dill Mill Gayye before doing a lead role in Baat Hamari Pakki Hai.[5] Sobti then went on to star in the drama Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?.[6] The show garnered huge popularity amongst the audiences and was also a hit with the TRPs.[7] The show shut down with his departure in November 2012.[8] In 2013, he was titled the 3rd Sexiest Asian Man by UK magazine Eastern Eye.[9]

He made his Bollywood debut through Main Aur Mr. Riight which released on December 12, 2014.[10] The film tanked at the box office but Sobti was praised by critics for his performance. Bollywood Hungama News Network stated Sobti was "probably the only saving grace of the film."[11] He is currently filming for Mitali Ghoshal's sports flick 22 Yards. Sobti also signed Arshad Sayed's Satra Ko Shaadi Hai in 2014 which is set to release in 2016.[12][13][14]

Filmography[edit]

Television
Film

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2011 Star Guild Awards (Apsara Awards) Best Actor Baat Hamari Pakki Hai Nominated[17]
2012 Star Parivaar Award Best Jodi Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Won[18]
2012 Star Parivaar Award International Favorite Jodi Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Won[18]
2012 Star Parivaar Award Favorite Naya Sadasya (Male) Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Won
2012 Star Parivaar Award Most Stylish Sadasya (Male) Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Won
2012 People's Choice Award Favorite TV Drama Actor Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Won
2012 People's Choice Award Favorite On-Screen Jodi Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Won
2012 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor Popular Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Barun Sobti Turns 30: 5 Fun Facts About The Birthday Boy". Indiatimes. 2014-08-21. 
  2. ^ "I have reservations about doing intimate scenes: Barun Sobti - The Times of India". Indiatimes. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Manish Paul, other TV-Bollywood actors who are not single!". http://www.hindustantimes.com/.  External link in |work= (help)
  4. ^ "10 things you didn't know about Barun Sobti and Pashmeen Manchanda's love story". daily.bhaskar.com. 
  5. ^ "Bollywood is the next obvious step-Barun Sobti". Times of India. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Big icons of small screen!". The Times of India. 
  7. ^ "Small screen TRP rockers of 2012". The Times of India. 
  8. ^ "Will Barun Sobti get Third time lucky in B-town". Times of India. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  9. ^ "Ali Zafar crowned sexiest Asian man on planet". Times of India. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  10. ^ [Main aur Mr.Riight "Main Air Mr.Right"] Check |url= value (help). Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  11. ^ Bollywood Hungama (12 December 2014). "Main Aur Mr. Riight". bollywoodhungama.com. 
  12. ^ "Barun Sobtis new avatar for 22-Yards". Times of India. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  13. ^ "John Abraham to Launch Harshavardan in Bollywood". Times of India. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  14. ^ "Barun Sobti how he is the best family man". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  15. ^ Somashukla Sinha Walunjkar (25 June 2012). "Big icons of small screen!". The Times of India. 
  16. ^ "Popular TV actors comeback". The Times of India. 
  17. ^ "6th Apsara Awards-". apsaraawards.org. Retrieved 2012-10-23. 
  18. ^ a b "Cinema Gigs: Barun Sobti Awards & Nominations, Filmfare Awards". Cinema Gigs. Retrieved 2016-01-25. 

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