Barun sobti Profile
Barun Sobti is an Indian model, Television actor and now is venturing into Bollywood. He belongs to a Sikh Punjabi family from Delhi. Sobti worked as an operation manager at Jindal Telecom for 7 years before entering the entertainment industry. He got married to Pashmeen Manchanda on 12th December 2010. His career was launched from the STAR Plus television series Shraddha. He became popular with the STAR Plus's romantic drama television series where he played the character of Arnav Singh Raizada (ASR) in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?. Now he is entering in the Indian film industry too and his two films Main Aur Mr. Right & 22 Yards are slated to go on floors soon, through these films he will also get recognition as an Indian Film actor.
BiographyBarun Sobti was born on 21 August 1984 in a Punjabi family at Delhi. He completed his schooling in Delhi from St. Mark's School, Meera Bagh and graduation from Delhi itself. He is multilingual & good at English, Hindi and Punjabi. Barun Sobti started his career from the STAR Plus serial "Shraddha" opposite to Neha Jhanpandit but was later recognized for the role of Shravan Jaiswal in TV serial "Baat Hamari Pakki Hai" opposite to Ankita Sharma. Barun played the most loved character of 'Arnav Singh Raizada' in "Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon" with sanaya Irani as 'Khushi kumari gupta'. He also hosted star parivaar awards 2012 and won few awards as an individual and couple for "Iss pyaar ko kya naam doon". Noreen Khan from BBC interviewed sobti in march 2012. Now, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam doon has got ended and the reason is his Bollywood project "Main Aur Mr Right", in which even Shenaz Treasurywala is featured and plays a pivotal role which is completed and is ready to get release. Sobti's next film is for cricket lovers 22 Yards which is slated to get release by this year as its shooting got started in January.
Personal ProfileName: Barun Sobti
Born: 21 August 1984
Age: 28 years
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Home town: Delhi, India
Education: Graduate from Delhi
Occupation: Model, Actor
Zodiac Sign: Lio
Early CareerBarun before entering into to entertainment industry worked as an operation manager at Jindal Telecom for 7 years.
Barun Sobti Wife Pashmeen ManchandaIn real life Barun sobti got married to his childhood friend, Pashmeen Manchanda on 12th December 2010. It was a simple wedding ceremony held at a Gurudwara in presence of some friends and relatives. His wife is not from the tv industry. Its been heard that she works with multi-national company.
Barun Sobti Upcoming MovieMain Aur Mr. Right
Barun Sobti is all set to sizzle the big screen with Main Aur Mr. Right slated to release in couple of months. Main Aur Mr. Right is an upcoming Bollywood movie which marks the debut of popular television actor, Barun Sobti's first film. The film star Shenaz Treasurywala as the female lead. Main Aur Mr. Right is a funny-romantic venture telling a story of a young girl in search of her Mr. Right. Aliya is a perfectionist and just won't settle for anything less. There are four men she proceeds to meet and seems fairly interested in. Yet she is unsure who be the most suitable for her title of "Mr.Right". The movie captures her journey of learning to look past her strict requirements of the ideal, perfect man and finding true love. The film went on floors on 10 May 2012 and recently completed filming and packed up in August. The film is going to release towards mid of the July 2013.
22 Yards is the second upcoming film of Barun for cricket lovers, Mitali Ghoshal's film. It is based on cricket with a fresh and talented team. Barun is playing the role of Ron Sen short for Ronajit Sen. In latest interview Barun said that "We've completed second round of workshop for 22 Yards and been working quite a lot on the film, because originally it was written in English. So to translate it into Hindi with the same kind of weight and effect becomes a little difficult. So we spent a lot of time translating into... not completely Hindi, but Hinglish. That took a lot of time, but I think we've done a fair job and we pretty much have exactly the script we're going to use in the film".
Barun sobti and Sanaya IraniBarun sobti and Sanaya Irani played lead role in star plus's popular serial "Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon" as Arnav Singh Raizada and Khushi kumari Gupta. Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon was a star-crossed love story presenting an interesting contrast of personalities entwined in a relationship swinging between love & hate. Khushi and Arnav have diametrically opposite ideologies. In real life Sanaya is dating Mohit sehgal, popular television actor. On the other hand, young actor married his childhood friend Pashmeen Manchanda in 2010.
Dill mill gayyeBarun Sobti did STAR One's most popular youth serial "Dill Mill Gayye", where he played the character of "Dr.Yuvraj Singh (Raj)". He left Dill Mill Gayye as he got lead role in Baat Hamari Pakki Hai.
Baat hamari pakki haiBarun Sobti got much acclaim as shravan Jaiswal in sony TV's Baat Hamari Pakki Hai. he was casted opposite Ankita Sharma("Saachi Jaiswal") as lead character.
AwardsProving the diversity and challenges coming on the way, he did superb in all the award shows too. He won various awards:
Favorite Actor in a Lead Role (Male)
Favorite On Screen Jodi with Sanaya Irani
Favorite Fresh Funny Jodi with Sanaya Irani Awards at Galaxy TV Awards 2011
Favorite Naya Sadasya (male)
Favorite Jodi with Sanaya Irani
Favorite International Jodi with Sanaya Irani at Star Parivaar Awards 2012
Public Award Best TV Actor in a Lead Role(male) at The Global Indian Film and Television Honours 2012
Superhit Star male TV Fiction at Big Star Young Entertainer Awards 2012
Best Actor Award at People's Choice Awards.
Barun Sobti Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam DoonIss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon was one of the top shows on STAR Plus. It is a story of Arnav Singh Raizada (Barun Sobti) and Khushi kumari Gupta (Sanaya Irani).
Barun played the character of Arnav Singh Raizada, 28 year old successful business tycoon, likes to divert people which helps him to achieve his own goals. Overprotective towards his family and becomes uncomfortable with emotional situations. Where as, character of Khushi kumari Gupta (Sanaya Irani), 18 year old girl from Lucknow is lively,chirpy and helpful. Overall, the serial presented an interesting combination of different personalities in a relationship of love & hate. Barun got tremendous popularity as ASR and even after the pack up of the serial his fan following has not reduced.
AdvertisementsApart from serials, Barun also appeared in advertisements like "Ford figo (2010)" with "Panchi Bora", "Reliance Big TV (2010)", "Hero Honda Passion Pro (2010)" with "Gowri Pandit" and "Dulux Paints (2011)" with "Sanaya Irani" (co-star from iss pyar ko kya naam doon).
Is Barun sobti leaving tv for Bollywood?Latest buzz is that tv actor Barun Sobti, popularly known for character of Arnav Singh Raizada from Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon on Star Plus, is taking a leave from TV shows, which has disappointed all of his fans. On being asked "Any plans to return to television?: I don't make any plans. If they don't work out, what's the point? I don't know, I just take life as it comes", replied.