Barun Sobti WikiBarun Sobti is an Indian model and an actor. He started his acting career with the STAR Plus television series Shraddha opposite Neha Jhanpandit. He became popular with romantic drama Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? where he played the character of Arnav Singh Raizada (ASR) opposite Sanaya Irani. He has entered into bollywood with the film Main Aur Mr. Right and will soon be seen in the movies like 22 Yards and Satra Ko Shaadi Hai.
BiographyBarun Sobti was born on 21 August 1984 into a Punjabi family. He has completed his schooling from St. Mark's School, Meera Bagh and graduation from Delhi itself. He is multilingual and good at English, Hindi and Punjabi. He has worked as an operation manager at Jindal Telecom for 7 years before entering into entertainment industry.
Personal ProfileName : Barun Sobti
Born : 21 August 1984
Age : 31 years
Height : 5'8"
Hair Color : Black
Eye Color : Brown
Home town : Delhi, India
Education : Graduate from Delhi
Nationality : Indian
Religion : Sikh
Occupation : Model, Actor
Zodiac Sign : Lio
Status : Married
Spouse/Wife : Pashmeen Manchanda
CareerBarun made his acting debut in 2009 with the daily soap Shraddha as Swayam Khurana. Later he appeared in a cameo role in popular show Dill Mill Gayye as Raj Singh. He left the show to join the TV serial Baat Hamari Pakki Hai, where he portrayed the character of Shravan Jaiswal opposite Ankita Sharma as Sanchi. He shot to fame with the television series Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? on Star Plus. He played the character Arnav Singh Raizada, an extremely egoist and proud businessman. He has also hosted the 2012 Star Parivaar Awards and performed in the Star Parivaar Live Concert 2012 in Birmingham, UK. He was titled the 3rd Sexiest Asian Man by UK magazine Eastern Eye in 2013. He made his debut in Bollywood with the film, Main Aur Mr. Riight, released on December 12, 2014.
Marriage/Wife Pashmeen ManchandaBarun sobti got married to his childhood friend, Pashmeen Manchanda on 12 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 television industry. Its been heard that she works with a multi-national company.
Barun sobti and Sanaya IraniBarun sobti and Sanaya Irani played the lead role in star plus's popular serial "Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon" as Arnav Singh Raizada and Khushi kumari Gupta.
InterviewAn actor you feel is popular?
Karan Singh Grover is very good and popular too.
I do weights.
For now I am hooked to eating Japanese food. I really like the cuisine.
I love eating Sushi.
Do you cook?
I cooked only once after my marriage.
In Main Aur Mr. RightMain Aur Mr. Riight was a romantic Bollywood movie. The film starred the popular television actor Barun Sobti and Shenaz Treasurywala as the lead pair. The movie is based on a single girl in search of her Mr. Right. The film was released on 12 December 2014.
Upcoming Movies22 Yards
22 Yards is an upcoming film of Barun directed by Mitali Ghoshal. It is based on cricket with a fresh and talented team. Barun is playing the role of Ron Sen short for Ronajit Sen opposite Suzanna Mukherjee.
In Satra Ko Shaadi HaiJohn Abraham, Shoojit Sircar and UTV Motion Pictures have come together for 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai', starring Barun Sobti and Sapna Pabbi in the leads. The film revolves around an IT boy from Mumbai who meets a pretty girl from Bhopal on a matrimonial website.
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.
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam DoonIss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon was one of the popular shows on STAR Plus. It was 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.
Baat hamari pakki haiBarun Sobti got much acclaim as shravan Jaiswal in sony TV's Baat Hamari Pakki Hai. He was seen opposite Ankita Sharma("Saachi Jaiswal") as lead character.
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).
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.