Nitish Bhardwaj (Krishna in Mahabharata) Age, Wife, Caste, Children, Family, Biography – Best Movies List from 1989 to 2024

Nitish Bhardwaj Biography Other Name – Nitish, Krishna, Nitish Bharadwaj Krishna – Biography of Lord Shri Krishna (nitish bhardwaj krishna), who played super in Mahabharata, one of the most popular TV serial of India.

Nitish Bhardwaj was born on 2 June 1963 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Currently (2020), he is 57 years old, he has worked in Hindi, Malayalam, and Marathi language films, together he played Lord Krishna in the TV serial Mahabharata (1988).

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Nitish Bharadwaj Age : 58 years (2 June 1963)

In the year 2013, Nitish Bhardwaj has also played the role of writer and director in the Marathi movie “Pitru Rone”. Nitish is also a good Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Politician and Veterinary Surgeon.

Best Role : Lord Krishna (Mahabharat)

Nitish Bhardwaj Biography

Nitish Bharadwaj is an Indian film and television actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his role as Lord Krishna in the TV series “Mahabharat” (1988). He has also acted in several films and TV shows, including “Kedarnath” (2018), “Naagin 3” (2018), and “Kaalo” (2010).

In addition to his acting career, Nitish Bharadwaj has also directed and produced several TV shows and films. He has also written screenplays for TV shows and films. Nitish Bharadwaj has received several awards for his work in the entertainment industry.

nitish bhardwaj
nitish bhardwaj
  • Name : Nitish Bhardwaj
  • Nickname – Lord Shri Krishna
  • Born – 2 June 1963 in Mumbai
  • Height – 6 feet 2 Inches
  • Children – 1 son, 1 daughter
  • Place of Birth – Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Profession – Actor, director, writer
  • Father’s Name – Janardan C. Upadhyay (Senior Advocate in Bombay High Court)
  • Mother Name – Sadhana Upadhyay (Marathi Lecturer)
  • Profession – Film actor, Director and Screenwriter, Producer
  • First wife – Monisha Patil (m. 1991; div. 2005)
  • Second wife – Smita Gate (an IAS officer) (m. 2009-present)
  • Children – Monisha Patil (from first wife), Devyani and Shivranjani (from second wife)
  • Scripture – Bhagavad Gita
  • Political Career – Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) (1995 – 2007)
  • Famous Role – Krishna in TV Serial created by B. R. Chopra
  • Net worth – 68 crores
  • Country – India
  • Zodiac – Gemini

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Nitish Bhardwaj Biography
Nitish Bhardwaj Biography


Nitish Bharadwaj Wife – Smita Gate

nitish bhardwaj wife
nitish bhardwaj wife
Father Janardan C. Upadhye
Mother Sadhana Upadhye
Wife/Spouse First Wife: Monisha Patil (m. 1991 & div. 2005)
Second Wife: Smita Gate (IAS officer) (m. 2009-present)
Daughters Devyani and Shivranjani from his second wife
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date First Marriage: 27 December 1991
Marriage Date Second Marriage: The year 2009

Nitish Bharadwaj with his second wife Smita Gate

nitish bhardwaj wife
nitish bhardwaj wife

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Nitish Bharadwaj in a still of Trishagni (1988)

nitish bhardwaj in kedarnath
nitish bhardwaj in kedarnath

Education Qualifications –

Nitish Bhardwaj did his early education from Gokhle Education Society’s DGT High School, Mumbai, after that he did his further studies from Robert Money School, Proctor Road, Mumbai, later it was Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai and Wilson College, Chowpatty.

He did Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry and B.Sc from Mumbai. Nitish Bharadwaj went to act in a Hindi film for the first time after completing his studies.

School Education Gokhale Education Society’s DGT High School, Mumbai
Robert Money School, Proctor Road, Mumbai
College Education Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai
Wilson College, Chowpatty, Mumbai
Education Qualification Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry from Bombay Veterinary College (1979 – 1983)
B.Sc. from Wilson College (1977 – 1979)

Film, TV and political career –

nitish bharadwaj instagram
nitish bharadwaj instagram

Nitish Bharadwaj used to act and direct in plays since his college days. He also joined a theater group to refine his art.

Nitish Bhardwaj started his career in the year 1988 with the Hindi film Trishangi, in the same year he also started working in the Mahabharata serial (1988),

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later it worked in the Malayalam film Njan Gandharvan in the year 1991, before that he worked in a Worked in the Marathi film (Khatyal Sasu Nathal Sun) in the year 1987,

then in the year 2013 he directed his Marathi movie named Pitru Roon, this movie was a huge hit.

nitish bharadwaj family
nitish bharadwaj family

Even today Nitish is associated with the world of film and TV, he makes Marathi films together and works in many TV serials.


Nitish Bhardwaj had done a super role of Lord Krishna in Mahabharata, in this role he had become so fit that people started considering him as a real God, it is a matter of those days when Mahabharata was made, then wherever people used to go, Bhardwaj used to call him God. Like to worship.

It is said that people liked Nitish a lot as Krishna, even today when it comes to a serial in which it comes to the role of Shri Krishna, the name of Bhardwaj is taken first.

nitish bhardwaj images
nitish bhardwaj images

Nitish remained in politics from the year (1995 to 2007), he was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) (1995 – 2007).

In the year 1996, he had contested the Lok Sabha elections on two seats, out of which he won the election from one of his seats (Jamshedpur), he contested once again in the year 1999 but he was defeated in it.

Talking about TV serials, Bhardwaj has worked in TV serials like Mahabharata, Vishnu Purana, Ramayana, Geeta, Mann Mein Hai Vishwas in his life.

In whichever serial, film and TV show he acted, he was successful everywhere, people liked him very much, even today people like him very much, during the Corona period, he has come on news channels many times, you must have also seen it.

Nitish Bhardwaj’s career reached the heights only after the Mahabharata serial.

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Some Award

  • Screen Award for Best Director in the year 2014.
  • Also Maharashtra State Best Film movie Awards for second Great Director in year 2014 – great
  • He received the award in the year 2013 in the Marathi film Pitru Roon.

Favorite things  –

  1. Bhagwat Gita
  2. pure vegetarian food
  3. Doing Yoga and Meditation
  4. reading a book
  5. walking
  6. Reading
  7. Travelling
  8. listening to devotional music

Nitish Movies –

  1. Chirayu (2011)
  2. Kedarnath (2018)
  3. Mahabharat Aur Barbareek (2013)
  4. Mohenjo Daro (2016)
  5. Nache Nagin Gali Gali (1989)
  6. Njan Gandharvan (1991)
  7. Prem Shakti (1994)
  8. Sangeet (1992)
  9. Trishagni (1988)

nitish bhardwaj in kedarnath

nitish bhardwaj in kedarnath
nitish bhardwaj in kedarnath

nitish bhardwaj in mohenjo daro

nitish bhardwaj in mohenjo daro
nitish bhardwaj in mohenjo daro

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In today’s time, he also plays the role of father in many films, at this time he lives in Mumbai, his children all live in London, this is the life introduction of Nitish Hope you must have liked Nitish Bhardwaj Biography?

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