Bharti Singh (born 3 July 1984), also known as Bharti Singh Limbachiya , is an Indian comedian and television personality. Singh has created numerous comedy shows as well as hosted various award shows. She participated in the reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 (2012), Nach Baliye 8 (2017) and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 (2019). In 2019, she appeared on Khatra Khatra Khatra, a show conceptualised by her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa for Colors TV. Since 2016, Singh has appeared in Forbes India's celebrity 100 list.
|Born||3 July 1984|
|Other names||Bharti Singh Limbachiya|
|Notable works and roles|
Early life edit
Bharti was born on 3 July 1984 in Amritsar city of Punjab in a Punjabi family. Both of Singh's parents are from Punjab, with her father having ancestry from Nepal. Her father died when she was two years old. Singh has two older siblings, a brother and a sister. She is a graduate of the BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar.
Bharti was the 2nd runner-up in the stand-up comedy reality series The Great Indian Laughter Challenge on STAR One, where she received critical acclaim for her stand-up comedy child character named Lalli. She then appeared as a contestant on Comedy Circus. She hosted the show Comedy Nights Bachao along with Krishna Abhishek.
In 2011, she acted in the TV series Pyaar Mein Twist on STAR Plus and later appeared as a contestant on the celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 (2012). In 2012, she hosted the television show Sau Saal Cinema Ke, which premiered on 15 December 2012 on Star Plus alongside Karan Tacker, Ragini Khanna and Shruti Ulfat. She also appeared as a guest on MasterChef India. and Nach Baliye 6.
She hosted India's Got Talent 5 (2014), India's Got Talent 6 (2015) and India's Got Talent 7 (2016). In 2017, she participated in Nach Baliye 8 on Star Plus along with Haarsh Limbachiyaa and finished in 6th place. In 2018, she appeared as a guest on the reality shows Dance Deewane and Bigg Boss 12, both on Colors TV. In the same year, she hosted India's Got Talent 8 on Colors TV and appeared on the comedy show The Kapil Sharma Show on Sony TV as Titli Yadav. In 2019, she participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 on Colors TV along with Haarsh Limbachiyaa again. Although Haarsh got eliminated in the 7th week, she managed to become a finalist and survive till the grand finale. She got evicted just before the grand finale.
In 2020, Bharti hosted Sony TV's India's Best Dancer and Colors TV's Hum Tum Aur Quarantine along with Haarsh Limbachiyaa. She also participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi – Made in India and emerged as the 4th runner-up.
Personal life edit
Singh has also been nationally ranked in archery and pistol shooting.
On 21 November 2020, the Narcotics Control Bureau conducted a search at Bharti's residence and recovered 86.5 g of cannabis. She and her husband were taken in for questioning and they were later arrested by the bureau. They were granted bail on 23 November 2020 after 2 days of interrogation.
On 3 April 2022, the couple had their first child, a boy, Laksh Singh Limbaachiya nicknamed Golla.
|2012||Yamle Jatt Yamle|
|2013||Jatt & Juliet 2||Preet / Fake Pooja||Punjabi|
|2014||Mundeyan Ton Bachke Rahin||Punjabi|
|2023||Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani||Pushpa||Hindi|
Special appearances edit
|2012||Bigg Boss 6||Herself|
|2013||Bigg Boss 7|
|Nach Baliye 5|
|Nach Baliye 6|
|Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6|
|2014||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7|
|Dil Se Naachein Indiawaale|||
|2015||Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 6|
|Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8|
|2016||Bigg Boss 9|
|Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7|
|Bigg Boss 10|||
|2017||Aadat Se Majboor|
|Lip Sing Battle|
|Bigg Boss 12|||
|Kitchen Champion 5|
|Hasdeyan De Ghar Vasde|
|2020||Dance Deewane 2|||
|Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10|||
|2021||Bigg Boss 14|||
|Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 11|||
|Bigg Boss OTT|
|Bigg Boss 15|
|The Big Picture|||
|2022||The Khatra Khatra Show|||
|Ravivaar With Star Parivaar|
|Saavi Ki Savaari - Ganesh Utsav|
|2023||Entertainment Ki Raat Housefull|
|Bigg Boss 17|
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- "Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa are wife and husband now. See pics and videos". Hindustan Times. 3 December 2017. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
- "भारती के सीरियस एक्ट में हर्ष का फनी तड़का, वायरल हुआ वीडियो". आज तक (in Hindi). 20 May 2020. Retrieved 12 July 2023.
- "Nach Baliye 8 contestants: From Bharti-Harsh, Divyanka-Vivek to Sanaya-Mohit, Dipika-Shoaib; Get the final names of celebrity couples participating on Star Plus dance reality show". 30 March 2017.
- "Khatron Ke Khiladi 9: From Shamita Shetty to Bharti Singh, here are the confirmed list of contestants". 12 July 2018.
- "Bharti Singh apologises to fans after being accused of hurting religious sentiments: 'I never mentioned Punjabis'. Watch". Hindustan Times. 16 May 2022. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
- "Apno Nepal Apno Gaurab Episode 52 (Guest on talk Bharti Singh)" (in Hindi). Retrieved 6 March 2022 – via YouTube.
- "Bharti Singh, who lost her dad at two, says she has no photos of him at home: 'I don't allow anyone to put them up'". Hindustan Times. 14 July 2021. Retrieved 6 March 2022.
- "Bharti Singh at BBK DAV College". Tribune India. 1 February 2018.
- "Bharti Singh's birthday surprise on Jhalak sets!". The Times of India. 4 July 2012. Archived from the original on 14 December 2013.
- "She can dance too!". Hindustan Times. 10 June 2012. Archived from the original on 11 June 2012.
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- "Hum, Tum Aur Quarantine: Bharti Singh and Haarsh's new show is all about comic relief in lockdown". The Times of India. 9 April 2020. Retrieved 7 January 2022.
- "Karan Johar shares first glimpse of talent show 'Hunarbaaz' featuring co-judges Parineeti Chopra, Mithun Chakraborty and hosts Bharti-Haarsh". The Times of India. 23 December 2021. Retrieved 7 January 2022.
- Narayan, Janu (14 June 2012). "Brave move". The Hindu. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
- "NCB arrests comedian Bharti Singh after cannabis seizure from her house". The Hindu. Press Trust of India. 21 November 2020. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
- Mishra, Sohit Rakesh; Gupta, Nandini (22 November 2020). "After Comedian Bharti Singh, Husband Also Arrested In Drugs Probe". NDTV. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
- "Comedian Bharti Singh, husband remanded in judicial custody till December 4". The Indian Express. 22 November 2020. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
- Samervel, Rebecca (24 November 2020). "Mumbai: Bharti Singh, husband granted bail in drug consumption case". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
- "Bharti Singh-Haarsh Limbachiyaa announce pregnancy with a new video: 'Hum bohot khush hai'". The Indian Express. 12 December 2021. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
- Srivastava, Priyanka (20 April 2014). "Modi-fied comedy show to cash in on poll fever". India Today. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Launch of Zee Television's serial Gangs of Hasseepur | Raju Srivastava, Bharti Singh Images". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- Shetty, Akshata (21 December 2016). "Comedy nights Bachao to go off air; hosts Bharti Singh & Krushna Abhishek confirm the news!". India.com. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
- "Bharti Singh of Comedy Nights Live says there can be no competition; calls Kapil Sharma her guru". India Today. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "200 Actors, 10 Teams, and 1 Winner... Let The Game Begin". The Times of India. 18 December 2015. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
- "Nach Baliye 8: Bharti Singh, boyfriend Haarsh Limbachiyaa the highest-paid celebs?". 22 March 2017. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
- "5 things you should know about Bharti Singh's new show Comedy Dangal". India Today. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Bharti Singh back as India's Got Talent host for the third time". India Today. 24 December 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Bharti Singh to host dance reality show India's Best Dancer with husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa". India Today. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Comedian Bharti Singh convinced husband to do Khatron Ke Khiladi | Television News | Zee News". zeenews-india-com. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Khatra Khatra Khatra completes 100 episodes, Bharti Singh, Harsh Limbachiyaa and others celebrate | TV – Times of India Videos". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa to spread smiles during lockdown with Hum, Tum Aur Quarantine". The Indian Express. 11 April 2020. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Bharti Singh joins the special edition of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'". The Times of India. 31 July 2020. Retrieved 4 August 2020.
- Keshri, Shweta (12 March 2021). "Bharti Singh gets emotional after Dance Deewane 3 contestant Uday's performance". India Today. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
- "Bharti Singh goes on a kissing spree on 'Dil Se Naachein Indiawaale'". News18. IANS. 6 November 2014. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Bigg Boss 10 October 30th episode preview: Bharti Singh, Karan Wahi grill contestants with Salman Khan". The Indian Express. 31 October 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
- "Bigg Boss 12 Weekend Ka Vaar Day 48 Preview: Hina Khan brings hard hitting truths, Bharti Singh- Aditya Narayan cheer up contestants". ABP Live. 3 November 2018. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Bharti Singh's 'Judwaa moment with Madhuri Dixit on the set of 'Dance Deewane 2'!". ABP Live. 9 June 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Khatron Ke Khiladi 10: Bharti Singh makes hubby Haarsh feel jealous by flirting with host Rohit Shetty". The Times of India. 5 March 2020. Retrieved 20 July 2020.
- "Bigg Boss 14: Bharti Singh jokes about Rubina and Rahul's changed equation after husband's exit; says, 'Aisa lag raha hai ye pati patni hain aur Abhinav 'woh' - Times of India". The Times of India. 19 February 2021. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
- Keshri, Shweta (20 February 2021). "Bigg Boss 14 Day 137 Written Update: Bharti Singh, Haarsh leave finalists in splits". India Today. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
- "Khatron Ke Khiladi | Season 11 Episode 9". www.mxplayer.in. Retrieved 16 August 2021.
- "The Big Picture: Power couple Haarsh Limbachiyaa and Bharti Singh to join Ranveer Singh for a fun episode". The Times of India. 18 November 2021. Retrieved 7 January 2022.
- Cyril, Grace (4 March 2022). "Farah Khan joins The Khatra Khatra Show. Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa roped in as hosts". India Today. Retrieved 8 March 2022.