Barkha Sengupta

Barkha Sengupta (born Barkha Bisht) is an Indian Television and Film Actress. She works in Hindi TV serials and Bengali, Hindi Movies. Barkha Bisht made her first TV appearance in Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi as Udita. She made her screen debut in Hindi Film Raajneeti (2010) and Bengali film debut in Dui Prithibi (2010). Barkha Bisht is married to actor Indraneil Sengupta in 2007.[1]

Barkha Sengupta
Barkha Sengupta in 2018.jpg
Sengupta in 2018
Born
Barkha Bisht
Other namesBarkha Bisht Sengupta
OccupationActress
Spouse(s)Indraneil Sengupta (2008–present)
Children1

Personal lifeEdit

 
Barkha with husband Indraneil Sengupta

Barkha spent her childhood in military towns specially in Kolkata, as her father was a Colonel. She is the youngest of three sisters, the eldest being a hotel management professional and the elder a fashion designer. She was very popular amongst her childhood friends, especially in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Fort William, Kolkata. She was also voted as the NDA Queen, in December 2000, where she was escorted by her old friend, S.Ganguly. She is married to Indraneil Sengupta, her fellow actor and co-star from Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam and Doli Saja Ke and a film based in lockdown titled Choices.[2][3] The couple tied the knot on 2 March 2008 in Haridwar after a two-year courtship.

In October 2011, she gave birth to a baby girl named Meira.[1]

CareerEdit

She started her career on television with a show called Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi, aired on MTV India. This was followed by a show on Star Plus called Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam, where she played the lead roles of Shyaama, Raadha and Radhika. She has also hosted a film-news based programme called Popkorn on Zoom TV.[4] She has played the lead role of Anupama in Doli Saja Ke on Sahara One channel.[5] She also played cameo roles on the shows Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa and Kkavyanjali. She participated in a reality show called Saas v/s Bahu. Her next performance was the central character Dhani in Sajan Ghar Jaana Hai. She then played the character of Hanuman's mother Añjanā on the show Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman on Sony TV, and also played the lead role of Prema Shalini on SAB TV's Shrimaan Shrimati Phir Se. She has also played the role of Bhairavi in Kaal Bhairav Rahasya Season 2. She also acted in the serials Chandragupta Maurya and Paramavatar Shri Krishna by playing the roles of Tarini, the wife of Dhana Nanda and Draupadi respectively. She also played role of Nandini in star plus's Shaadi Mubarak.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Raajneeti Dancer in song "Ishq Barse"
2010 Dui Prithibi Mandakini Bengali film
2011 Ami Shubhash Bolchi Charulata Bose, B Charu Bengali film
2013 Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela Kesar
2013 Villain Bengali film
2014 Samrat & Co. Revati Singh
2014 Action Raka (Rekha) Bengali film
2015 Black Item number Bengali film
2019 PM Narendra Modi Jashodaben

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Role Notes
2002 Ssshhhh...Koi Hai Tanya Episodic role (Season 2; Episode 20)
2004–2005 Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi Udita
2005 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Diya Sengupta
Kkavyanjali Arpita Nanda / Arpita Vansh Malhotra
Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai Simone
2006 Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa Naina
Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam Raadha Sharma / Shyaama / Radhika
Popkorn Newz Host
2007 Nach Baliye 3 Contestant
2007-2009 Doli Saja Ke Anupama Kapoor / Anupama Chaitanya Shekhawat / Anupama Daksh Singhania / Tiya Kapoor
2008 Saas v/s Bahu Contestant
Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena Along with Nikhil Chopra
2009 Dancing Queen
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 Guest Contestant
2010 Sajan Ghar Jaana Hai Dhaani Ambar Raghuvanshi
2012 Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe Host
2013 Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi Pinky Jeet Ahuja
Yeh Hai Aashiqui English professor
2014-2015 Tum Saath Ho Jab Apne Mariam Tauseef Baig / Mariam Imran Siddiqui
Box Cricket League 1 Contestant Captain & Player of Chandigarh Cubs[6]
2015-2017 Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman Añjanā
2016 Box Cricket League 2 Contestant Player in Chandigarh Cubs[7]
2016-2017 Naamkarann Asha Ashish Mehta / Ayesha Haider [8]
2017 Tenali Rama Kali Cameo[9]
2018 Partners - Trouble Ho Gayi Double Shikha Cameo[10]
Laal Ishq Shalu Episodic role (Episode 10)
Shrimaan Shrimati Phir Se Prema Shalini [11]
Kaal Bhairav Rahasya Season 2 Bhairavi
2019 Chandragupta Maurya Tarini
Paramavatar Shri Krishna Draupadi
2020-2021 Shaadi Mubarak Nandini Chirtubal Negative Role

Web SeriesEdit

Year Series Role Language Platform Notes
2020 Ratri Ke Yatri Nishaat Hindi MX Player
2020 Love and Affairs Roshni Bengali hoichoi
2019


Kamini Kamini Bengali hoichoi [12]
2019 Coldd Lassi Aur Chicken Masala Seema Hindi Alt Balalji

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Barkha Bisht shares her wedding plans, Tellychakkar.com, 27 February 2007
  2. ^ "Barkha Sengupta on 10 years of being together with Indraneil: I can still manage to blow him away - Times of India ►". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Indraneil Sengupta, Barkha Sengupta reunite in lockdown film". www.outlookindia.com/. Retrieved 27 April 2021.
  4. ^ Zoom launches 'Popkorn Newz', indiantelevision.com, 17 November 2006.
  5. ^ Sahara One launches 'Doli Saja Ke' on father-daughter relationship, indiantelevision.com, 5 May 2007.
  6. ^ "Box Cricket League Teams: BCL 2014 Team Details With TV Actors & Names of Celebrities". india.com. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  7. ^ "200 Actors, 10 Teams, and 1 Winner... Let The Game Begin". India.com. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  8. ^ Pitale, Sonali Joshi (28 July 2016). "Viraf Patel and Barkha Bisht to star in Mahesh Bhatt's show 'Namkaran'". mid-day. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  9. ^ "Barkha Bisht turns Goddess Kali in 'Tenali Rama' - Times of India". The Times of India.
  10. ^ "Barkha Bisht in SAB TV's Partners". Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Shrimaan Shrimati Phir Se to premiere today; here's what you can expect from the show". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  12. ^ "Hoichoi announces their line-up till year end". Retrieved 8 August 2019.

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