Not able to believe the news, he reached out to BR Chopra, the director, who later consoled him saying since Vidur is going to age in the show quite early, a man as young as Nitish would not be appropriate to play the role. His debut directorial film in Marathi titled Pitruroon has won him accolades from both the audiences and critics and he now focuses on his film career entirely through screenwriting, directing and acting. He directed a philosophical TV series titled Gita Rahasya, Apraadhi for Star TV and a few documentary films. After Mahabharat, he appeared in a few more mythological television shows, including Vishnu Puran (2003) and Ramayan (2003) in which he played the role of Ram opposite Smriti Irani who portrayed Sita. All parties are the same. Bharadwaj also performed in a musical theatre production titled Moti Roti Patli Chunni (1993), with a renowned theatre in London (UK) named "Theatre Royal Stratford East". Overview. Beta, bahut phone aaye hain aur negative bol rahe hain. Nitish had cast Irrfan in the role of Kans in the 1995-show and talking about what Irrfan had said, in his post, Nitish wrote, "Against all popular conventions of casting a childishly laughing hulk as 'Kans', I cast Irfan Khan. In 2005, Nitish and Monisha got divorced, and after their divorce, Monisha moved to London with her both children. Nitish Bharadwaj was born on Sunday, 2 June 1963 (age 56 years; as in 2019) in Mumbai. While in London, Nitish did many French theatres in English. He was also a close aide of George Fernandes in the labour movement in the 60s and 70s. I had to respect the person who was touching my feet. ... Nitish Bharadwaj RETURNS on Stage as Krishna | … ... Delhi, got married below the 18 years age then left for Maya Nagari for films. His late father, Janardan C. Upadhyay, belonged to a priestly family and was an eminent lawyer in Mumbai. Before coming into the field of acting, Bharadwaj was a professional veterinary surgeon and had worked as an assistant veterinarian at a racecourse in Mumbai; however, he left the job considering it a monotonous one. She was an exponent of the Bhagvad Geeta and Dnyaneshwari, the knowledge of which she imparted to Bharadwaj from childhood. They use ideologies to woo voters. Read on to know what he has to say about late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. They have two children, a son and daughter and divorced in 2005. After Njan Gandharvan, Padmarajan was planning a film with Mohanlal and Bharadwaj in lead roles, but he died before it could materialise. The couple is blessed with two children; a daughter and a son. I got married and went to London.”. Now, actor Nitish Bharadwaj, who played the role of Lord Krishna, has now reacted to the same. In 1988 Bharadwaj was selected to play the lead role of Lord Krishna in B. R. Chopra's classic television series Mahabharat. He has also worked in theatre and radio. Alka Amin. On 27 December 1991, she got married to the famous Indian actor Nitish Bharadwaj. Many keep claiming how the classics should remain classics and should remain untouched while a range of people feel that change is the only constant and treating an old classic with a modern approach and twists has no harm indeed. Born : 02 Jun 1963 Nitish Bharadwaj is an Indian film Actor, who has worked predominantly in Bollywood and South Indian Movies. In 2014 he was nominated for Best Director for Pitruroon, Screen Awards. Nitish Bharadwaj is one of the most popular and successful faces of Indian entertainment industry. It was from the ‘Subhadra Haran’ episode (the episode where Krishna helps Arjun kidnap his lady love Subhadra) that the role of Lord Krishna had started catching the eyes of viewers, and the rest is history. Read more about Nitish Bharadwaj: In a new 'chakravyuh' of life (Where Are They Now?) His Gita Rahasya director Nitish Bharadwaj had taken to Facebook almost two years ago to recall how Irrfan was not sure about playing Kans. He started his arts career with his training in Marathi theatre as a director, under stalwarts such as Sudha Karmarkar, Dr. Kashinath Ghanekar and Prabhakar Panshikar. I did not want to become a human doctor so I became a veterinary surgeon because I love horses and tigers.”, In the acting sphere, every new play gave me something to do and you find yourself after every new project. 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He remains very active on social media, such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and has also started a YouTube channel where he interacts with his fans. Nitish Bharadwaj was chosen by B R Chopra, Ravi Chopra, (screenplay writer) Pandit Narendra Sharma and (dialogue writer) Rahi Masoom Raza, to play the central role of Krishna, at the age of 23. Actor Nitish Bharadwaj, ... a character that was extremely challenging and I did not know if I could pull it at such a young age. That way you only accumulate bad karma.” [16]Filmfare jQuery("#footnote_plugin_tooltip_16").tooltip({ tip: "#footnote_plugin_tooltip_text_16", tipClass: "footnote_tooltip", effect: "fade", fadeOutSpeed: 100, predelay: 400, position: "top right", relative: true, offset: [10, 10] }); Nitish Bharadwaj in the Parliament of India, Nitish Bharadwaj in a still from Kedarnath (2018), GRATITUDE – I express my gratitude to Ma Bhagwati & all of you for liking my last video. He also did a cameo in the show Buniyaad's episode 51. In March 2020, he re-lived the sheer nostalgia when B. R. Chopra’s Mahabharat was re-telecast on Doordarshan amidst the nationwide lockdown in the wake of Corona pandemic. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry from Bombay Veterinary College (1979 – 1983). Yeh Krishna to fail hogaya.” [15]Rediff jQuery("#footnote_plugin_tooltip_15").tooltip({ tip: "#footnote_plugin_tooltip_text_15", tipClass: "footnote_tooltip", effect: "fade", fadeOutSpeed: 100, predelay: 400, position: "top right", relative: true, offset: [10, 10] }); A still from the Subhadra Haran Episode of Mahabharat, I was not sure how to deal with it. In 2002, he co-authored a book titled “In Quest of God – a journey to Kailash Mansarovar.”. You’ve got to sell your soul. Nitish Bharadwaj is one of the most recognizable characters on the Indian television where he portrayed Lord Krishna in B. R. Chopra’s epic television serial Mahabharat in the late ’80s. Bharadwaj contested the parliamentary elections from Jamshedpur and Rajgarh (in Madhya Pradesh) as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate and was elected to Lok Sabha as a Member of Parliament from Jamshedpur in 1996, by defeating veteran Inder Singh Namdhari. Nitish Bharadwaj, best known as Krishna in B R Chopra's Mahabharat (1988), has found love a second time. his father was also a close aide of George Fernandes in the labour movement in the ’60s and ’70s. In an interview, while talking about his passion for acting in those days, he said. However, he mostly declined such offers, he says, He gives credit to all the crew of Mahabharat for his success and says –. Compare. Between 2004 and 2005, he held the post of the Chairman of the Board of Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation. Bharadwaj's mother, Sadhana Upadhye, was the Head of the Marathi Literature department of Wilson College, Mumbai. The film was acclaimed by both the critics and audiences. The film is based on a novella by Sudha Murthy. Pitruroon received many nominations and awards, and also gave Bharadwaj the prestigious Maharashtra State Film Award as the second Best Director of 2013. After Mahabharat, many people from the corporate sector had even started offering him money to wear the costume of Lord Krishna and bless the people at their corporate functions. He had actually auditioned for the role of Vidhur in B. R.Chopra’s Mahabharat, but he didn’t fit in the role; as he was just 23 at the time, and the character demanded an old man in most of the episodes. When he was in school, he got the opportunity to visit several film sets; as one of his neighbours was from the FTII who would often take him to Filmistan, Filmalaya, and RK Studio. Links are given here on Fb. He became household name after playing the role of Lord Krishna in B.R. He is a former member of the Indian Parliament Lok Sabha. He later did a Hindi mythological play Chakravyuh, in which he reappears as Lord Krishna, the role he mastered in the old Mahabharat. He was nominated for the "Sony Radio award" for Ramayan in the UK in 1995.[6]. [9], In 2000, Bharadwaj appeared in B.R. [17] He lost to Laxman Singh (brother of then chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Digvijaya Singh) in the 1999 Lok Sabha elections. [18][19] Monisha now lives in London with their children. He started his arts career with his training in Marathi theatre as a director, under stalwarts such as Sudha Karmarkar, Dr. Kashinath Ghanekar and Prabhakar Panshikar. from Wilson College in Mumbai (1977 – 1979). Nitish Bharadwaj is an Indian actor, producer, director and screenwriter. Mukesh Khanna. Roopa Ganguly. Plz continue to hear my videos & share if you like them. Chopra's another mythological show Vishnu Puran, where he played role of Lord Vishnu and his various incarnations. Nitish Bharadwaj is one of the most popular and successful faces of Indian entertainment industry. I am a mere mortal with little success due to your love. He also worked in BJP's organisational unit of Madhya Pradesh and was also its Spokesperson for a while, till he voluntarily retired from active politics. He became household name after playing the role of Lord Krishna in B.R. I want to meditate over there, want to spend some time there writing my scripts. The character of Lord Krishna made him an overnight star and people would touch his feet wherever he went. Baswani was instrumental in getting Bharadwaj from Marathi to the nation-wide Hindi arena and Bharadwaj has always acknowledged Baswani's contribution to his life. After his comeback, he appeared in a few popular Bollywood films, such as Mohenjo Daro (2016) in which he appeared alongside. On her death bed, she said, I’ve fulfilled all my duties as a wife, mother and person. I decided one day that this is my passion and want to live this for the rest of my life.”. Nitish Bhardwaj is known for appearing in Hindi television daily serials and Bollywood films. [5] Though the play depicts the story of Abhimanyu's martyrdom, it brings out various issues out of the same story which are relevant to today's times. His late father, Janardan C. Upadhyay, belonged to a priestly family and was an eminent lawyer in Mumbai. It’s a beautiful location overlooking the backwaters of a dam. Here i appeal to you to learn from my mistakes too. She had acquired a PhD in Dnyaneshwari (a commentary on the Bhagavad Gita). Jun 02, 1963 (age 57) Other popular celebrities. This play won the "London Time Out Dance & Performance Award" and toured across Britain and Canada. I never let that go to my head.”, I found this funny and declined all those monetary offers as it would degrade Krishna’s character.”, Nitish Bharadwaj in the costume of Lord Krishna at an event, I constantly tell myself that the lasting impact of my work is 75% due to Dr. Rahi Masoom Raza’s dialogues, Chopra Ji’s vision & Raviji’s execution of that vision. B R Chopra, Ravi Chopra, (screenplay writer) Pandit Narendra Sharma and (dialogue writer) Rahi Masoom Raza were not happy with whoever they had chosen to play Krishna. It’s like actually going to my childhood. My mother was trained in classical music. While Nitish Bharadwaj played the titular role of Shri Krishna, Gajendra Chauhan played Yudhishthir, Praveen Kumar as Bhim, Arjun aka Firoz Khan as Arju, Sameer Chitre as Nakul and Sanjeev Chitre as Sahadeva amongst various others. Nitish Bharadwaj had a middle-class upbringing in Mumbai. Nitish Bharadwaj, Actor: Mahabharat. 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. He played the role of a priest in the film, who runs a lodge in their locality, for tourists to stay and rest. • He has a son and a daughter from his first wife, Monisha Patil, both live with Monisha in London. What is Nitish Bharadwaj (Actor) age/birthday/DOB/real age/ date of birth /birthday date? While talking about his reservations to accept the role of Krishna, he says, When Nitish was finally in for the role of Lord Krishna in Mahabharat, B. R, Chopra told him –. Nitish Bharadwaj’s acting career started in Marathi theatres where he met the well-known Indian actor Ravi Baswani who urged him to join Hindi theatre and took him to Dinesh Thakur who inducted Nitish into his group called ‘Ankh.’. Krishna Bharadwaj (born 18 July 1989) is an Indian television actor. 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