Barun Sobti was born into a Punjabi Sikh family.His Birth Date is 21st August 1984.He is from Delhi and completed his schooling and graduation there.He has One Sister who is married in Delhi. Barun can speak English, Hindi and Punjabi.His Hometown is delhi.Barun likes to spend time with family, enjoys partying with friends, watching the Discovery Channel, sports, reality shows like(Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao, Roadies, Bigg Boss) and comedy shows (Khichdi, Instant Khichdi), with his favourite TV channel being Sony. He has admitted that he would love to be a part of reality shows Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao and Fear Factor, and the funniest movies he’s ever seen are “Andaz Apna Apna” and “Don’t Mess With The Zohan” as revealed from the Wiki Sources.Before entering into an entertainment industry ,Barun worked as an operation manager at Jindal Telecom for 7 years.
Barun began his television career opposite “Neha Janpandit” as the male lead actor “Swayam Khurana”, in the family and faith oriented daily soap, “Shraddha” on STAR Plus. The show was pulled off air. Barun was also approached to play the male lead in Balaji Telefilms show “Keshav Pandit”. Barun then played the character of Dr Yuvraaj Singh (Raj) in popular youth show “Dill Mill Gayye, he also played a lead role in the serial Baat Hamari Pakki Hai which was aired on Sony TV,for which he has gained recognition and popularity.For promotion of the show, lead pair Barun and Ankita Sharma also appeared in Sony TV’s dance based reality show Boogie Woogie!on the 29th May 2010.After Baat Hamari Pakki hai wrapped up, he was seen as the male lead,Arnav Singh Raizada,in Star Plus Serial “Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon” as an arrogant & angry business tycoon who does not believe in love with co-actress “Sanaya Irani”as well as he was also doing a Movie Named “Main Aur Mr.Right” with actress Shenaz.This movie is his debut entrance on big screen.Now He has become one of the top actor of silver screen and he gained recognition and popularity.But on 30-11-2012,finally Barun’s Character as “Arnav” in her immensely popular show “Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon” comes to an end and now his fans eagerly waiting for his come back on small screen as well as his debut movie which would be release in 2013.The Golden Boy of Indian Television,”Sobti” has also hosted the Star Parivaar Live Event 2012 in Birmingham,UK.The reception of Barun and his co-star from Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? received was phenomenal,overseas,no other Indian TV actors have enjoyed fan frenzy of this magnitude.
Recently after the ending of Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?,Sobti has signed his second film,with the tentative title,22 yards,Directed by Mitali Ghoshal,the movie is said to be based on the conspiracies in the world of cricket.
He has been nominated for “Apsara Best TV Actor Award” for Baat Hamari Pakki Hai.He has done some advertisements like Ford Figo,Reliance Big TV,Hero Honda Passion Pro,Delux Paint in the year 2010 and 2011 respectively.
On her personal front,Barun got married to his childhood sweetheart,Pashmeen Manchanda on December 12th, 2010.The wedding ceremony took place in a gurudwara. She is not from the entertainment industry but works with MNC as revealed from the sources.It was very low profile marriage, in the presence of a few close friends and relatives, it was a simple ritualistic ceremony held at a Gurudwara as mentioned earlier.
1. In 2012,He won the award for Fav.Naya Sadasya” (Male) at Star Parivaar Awards 2012 and he also won the Award For Favourite Jodi and Fav. International Jodi with Sanaya Irani for “Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon” at Star Parivaar Awards 2012.
2. In 2012,He won the Best Onscreen Jodi with Sanaya for IPKKND at “Indian Telly Awards 2012″
3. In 2012,He won the Best Actor in Lead Role (Male) for IPKKND at “The Global Indian Film and Television Honours 2012″
4. In 2012,He won the FAVORITE TV DRAMA ACTOR at “People’s Choice Awards 2012″.
5. In 2012,He won the award for “Best Actor Desh Ka Sitara” (Popular) for (Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon ) at “ITA Awards 2012″.
6. In 2012,He won the award for “FAVORITE Good Looking On Screen Jodi” with Sanaya for (Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon ) at “People’s Choice Awards 2012″.