Nitish Bharadwaj (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

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Nitish Bharadwaj (Actor) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Girlfriend and More

Nitish Bharadwaj is an Indian actor, director, writer, and producer. He is renowned for being Lord Krishna in the B.R Chopra’s television series Mahabharat and Lord Vishnu in Vishnu Puaran. He appeared in various movies like Mohenjo Daro, Kedarnath, Mahabharat Aur Barbareek, Nache Nagin Gali Gali etc. In 2020-21, he appeared in MX Player’s web series Samantar.

Birth & Family 

Nitish Bharadwaj was born on 2 June 1963 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His father Janardan C. Upadhye was lawyer in Bombay High Court and also well-known union leader of labour/industrial while his mother Sadhana Upadhye was a professor of Marathi literature and Philosophy. Nitish did his schooling at Gokhle Education Society’s DGT High School and Robert Money School, Proctor Road of Mumbai, and graduated from Mumbai Veterinary College and Wilson College. Nitish holds a Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry degree. He was an adjunct veterinarian at the Mumbai Racetrack.  


Real NameNitish Upadhye Bharadwaj
ProfessionActor, Director, Writer, and Producer
Date of Birth2 June 1963
Age (as in 2021)58 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
FamilyMother : Sadhana Upadhye
Father : Janardan C. Upadhye
Nitish Bharadwaj Parents
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Rahul Upadhye Bharadwaj
Wife : Monish Patil (m. 1991 – 2005)
Monish Patil and Nitish Bharadwaj
Smita Gate (m. 2009-Present)
Nitish Bharadwaj and Smita Gate
Son : Aarush Bharadwaj
Monish Patil with Children
Daughters: India (in above section), Devyani and Shivranjani
Nitish Bharadwaj with Daughters
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India


Bharadwaj began his career with the film Trishagni with Nana Patekar in the year 1988. He starred in the Malayalam film Njan Gandharvan in 1991. He featured in the 1992 film Sangeet with Madhuri Dixit. In the same year, he appeared in the movie Gruhpravesh 1992 with Nishigandha Wad. Nitish starred in a prominent role in several Marathi movies like Khatyal Sasu Nathal Soon (1987), Nasheebwan (1988), Anapekshit, and Pasanta Ahe Mulgi (1989).


Nitish debuted on television with the hit serial Mahabharat in 1988 and soon become a household name as Krishna. He received huge appreciation and popularity through the show. This performance led him to play Lord Vishnu and his various incarnations in B.R. Chopra’s another mythological show Vishnu Puran. Later he starred in the TV serial Man Mein Hai Vishwas, Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai and Ramayan.

Education Details and More

SchoolGokhle Education Society’s DGT High School, Mumbai
Robert Money School, Proctor Road, Mumbai
CollegeMumbai Veterinary College, Wilson College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationBachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
DebutTelevision : Mahabharat (1988)
Mahabharat (1988)
Film : Trishagni (1988)
Trishagni (1988)
Web Series : Samantar (2020)
Samantar (2020)

Physical Stats and More

Height5′ 6″ Feet
Weight65 Kg
Body ShapeChest: 40 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HobbiesReading and Writing

Personal Life 

Nitish Bharadwaj got married to Monish Patil in 1991 and got divorced in 2005. They have a son Aarush and a daughter India Bhardwaj. In 2009 Nitish tied the knot with Smita Gate, an IAS officer. The couple has twin daughters named Devyani and Shivranjani. 

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendsMonish Patil (Chef)
Smita Gate (IAS officer)
Marriage Date• 27 December 1991 (First)
• 2009 (Second)
Salary (approx)Not Available
Net WorthNot Available

Social Media Presence

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Some Facts About Nitish Bharadwaj

  • Nitish Bharadwaj was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • He served as a Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha.
  • He was the producer, director, and co-writer of the film Geeta Rahasya in 1999.
  • In the year 2014, he got featured in the serial Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai as Krishna
  • He did many Marathi and Hindi plays like Chakravyuh, old Mahabharat, etc. 
  • Nitish directed two radio programs for BBC Radio four: Bhagavad Geeta and Ramayan.
  • In 2014, he received the Sahyadri Film Award for Best Screenplay Writer for the Marathi feature film, Pitruroon. He also got nominated for Best Actor at Screen Awards for same film.
  • He starred in the MX Player original series Samantar in 2020-21, starring alongside Swwapnil Joshi.
  • Nitish received the 2nd Best Director for Pitruroon at the Maharashtra State Film awards in 2014.

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