Barun Sobti, You must have heard this name as he is one of the hottest T.V Actors in Indian Television industry who got such name, fame and money in such short period of time after getting into the industry. Barun was born on 21 August 1984 in Delhi, India. He did his schooling from St. Marks School and graduated from Delhi University.
Barun Sobti Family
Barun Sobti’s father’s name is Raj Sobti and his sister’s name is Richa Arora, who is older than him and his mother’s name is not known.
Barun Sobti married his childhood friend Pashmeen Manchanda and the world of glamour could not overshadow his love for his wife. Their relationship has been one of those rare examples of true love. Pashmeen used to study in a girl’s school but if we say that it’s her destiny who made her meet Barun because later she changed her school and it was a Co-ed School and Barun was already studying there and as they say the rest is history.
Barun Sobti Career
Barun Sobti first appeared in the T.V Serial “Shraddha” in 2009. Later he appeared in a negative cameo role in T.V Serial “Dil Mil Gaye” in 2010. Then, he appeared in the show “Baat Hamari Pakki Hai” from 2010-11 in a lead role.
Then he played Arnav Singh Raizada, the role which gave him the hype in the industry and increased his fan following. Name of the show was “Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon” and later he announced his break from the show which led to the show’s cancelation.
After this he made his debut in the Film Industry in 2014 with “Main Aur Mr. Right”. The movie was not a big hit.
Sobti’s soccer themed movie Tu Hai Mera Sunday was directed by Milind Dhaimade. The film premiered at the British Film Institute (BFI) London Film Festival, then in India at the MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. It was also screened at the Comedy Cluj International Film Festival (Romania); and will have its USA premiere at Cinequest Film Festival, California in March 2017.
In 2017, he acted in the web series Tanhaiyan opposite Surbhi Jyoti, and it was announced that Sobti would again be the lead in the third instalment of the Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon franchise, opposite Shivani Tomar.
Barun Sobti Awards
Barun Sobti has been Nominated in several categories and won many awards for his roles. He has won 4 Star Parivaar Awards. The Global Indian Film and TV Honours in Best Actor in Lead Role category for “Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon”. After that he won 2 People choice award, 1 Indian Television Academy Awards and 1 Indian Telly Awards. There is one common thing that is the serial “Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon” for he had won all these awards.
Barun Sobti Net Worth
Barun is one of the top earning actors in the television industry. Barun’s estimated net worth is $1 Million and his remuneration per episode is around 30k. He has endorsed several brands such as Hero Honda Passion, Reliance Big TV, and Deluxe Paints. Barun lives in a beautiful bungalow in Mumbai and owns several luxury cars. Apart from acting, his hobbies include writing poems and playing football. When it comes to dining, he is fond of Chinese, Italian, and Continental cuisine.
Barun Sobti Unknown Facts
Barun’s first time payment was only Rs. 200, which he earned by selling a dinner set in a summer job.
After graduation, Barun went on working for 7 years as an operational manager at a BPO, Jindal Telecom, New Delhi.
He accidentally stepped into the field of acting, when his best friend Karan Wahi was offered a role in a T.V Serial “Shraddha” and that didn’t work out for Karan so, he forwarded Barun’s photos to the director and Barun got selected.
He bought 3 Cars at once, all Honda City, one for his father, one for his Wife and one for himself.
He has a phobia of “Sky Diving”