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Nitish Bharadwaj (Krishna) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 25, 2020

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Short Biography

Nitish Bharadwaj was born on 02-06-1963 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Television Actor, Film Actor, Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Television Presenter, Theatre Actor, Radio Artist & Politician. He is known for her participation in Hindi/Marathi movies and television series. His role in B. R. Chopra's Mahabharat as Lord Krishna is always rememberable.

Nitish Bharadwaj Complete Bio & Career

Nitish Bharadwaj is a renowned actor, screen writer and director. He started off his career as a trainedd in Marathi theatre. He learned the art of direction under the tutelage of likes like Late Sudha Karmarkar, Dr. Kashinath Ghanekar and Prabhakar Panshikar. He then moved on to Professional Marathi theatre with Sai Paranjapye and later shifted to Hindi theatre on sound advice from his friend Ravi Baswani. Ravi was, in fact, instrumental in getting Nitish from Marathi to the nation-wide Hindi arena and Nitish has always acknowledged Ravi's contribution to his life.

He started off his acting career with marathi films such as Khatyal Sass Natal Soon, Anapekshit, Nasheebwan, Pasanta Ahe Mulgi, and Trishagi among others. He directed a historical TV serial titled Gita Rahasya, Apraadhi for Star TV and a few documentary films.[6] After Njan Gandharvan, Padmarajan was planning a film with Mohanlal and Bharadwaj in lead roles, but he died before it could materialise.He made his film direction debut in 2013 with a Marathi film starring Tanuja, Suhas Joshi and Sachin Khedekar titled Pitruroon. The film is based on a novella by Sudha Murthy. The film was acclaimed by both the critics and audiences. Pitruroon received many nominations and awards, and also gave Bharadwaj the prestigious Maharashtra State Film Award as the second Best Director of 2013. Among Hindi films some of his noted performances include Prem Shakti, Mohenjo Daro, and Kedarnath.
In addition to films, he has also appeared in various television series as well. Most notable of them being his role of Lord Krishna in Br Chopra's epic series Mahabharat in 1988. In addition to that, he has also appeared in various other series such as Vishnu Puran, Ramayan, and Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamayi. He also served as a judge of Marathi dance reality show on ETV Marathi; Jallosh Survanayugacha, with Sudha Chandran and Ramesh Deo.

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Nitish Bharadwaj Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Janardan C. Upadhye, and Sadhana Upadhye. He was married to Monisha Patil from 1991 to 2005. The couple together had 2 children. In 2009, he married an IPS officer named Smita Gate.

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College Bombay Veterinary College, Parel
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Marathi Film - Khatyal (1987)
Bollywood Film - Trishagni (1988)
Malayalam Film - Njan Gandharvan (1991)
Best Movies Sangeet (1992), Pitruroon (2013), Mohenjo Daro (2016), and Kedarnath (2018) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Player Sunil Gavaskar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Nana Patekar

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Nitish Bharadwaj

  • He is a qualified veterinary surgeon.
  • He contested for Lok Sabha elections 1996 from Jamshedpur on Bharatiya Janata Party ticket and won the election.

Nitish Bharadwaj Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

59 years, 3months, 25 days old age Nitish Bharadwaj will turn 60 on 02 June, 2023. Only 8 months, 5 days, his next birthday.

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Nitish Bharadwaj has celebrated the total number of 59 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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