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Nitish Bharadwaj is an Indian director, movie actor, screenwriter and former member of the Lok Sabha, who works in the Bollywood film and television industry. He made his acting debut with the Bollywood movie “Trishagni,” directed by Nabendu Ghosh in 1988. Then he acted in his first Television show titled “Mahabharat” in the year 1988. Check out below for Nitish Bharadwaj Wiki, Biography, Age, Movies, Images and more.

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Nitish Bharadwaj Early Life and Career

Nitish Bharadwaj was born on  02 June 1963 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Nitish Bharadwaj family is now residing in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His father name is Late Janardan C. Upadhye, a Senior Advocate of Bombay High Court and a veteran labour lawyer and his mother Sadhana Upadhye, the Head of Marathi Literature department in Wilson College, Mumbai. His schooling details will be updated soon. He finished his graduation in Bombay Veterinary College, Parel, Mumbai. Nitish Bharadwaj wife name is Monisha Patil, daughter of Vimla Patil late editor of Femina. They have two children and they got divorced in 2005. Then he married Smita Gate, an IAS officer from Madhya Pradesh cadre, in 2009.

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Nitish Bharadwaj started his career as an artist with the training in Marathi theatre as a Director, under many legends like Late Sudha Karmarkar, Dr Kashinath Ghanekar and Prabhakar Panshikar. Later, he moved to the Professional Marathi theatre with Sai Paranjapye and again he shifted to Hindi theatre on sound advice by his friend Ravi Baswani. Nitish Bharadwaj worked in the Hindi theatre named Dinesh Thakur, where he performed in many of his plays till 1987. Then he appeared in the mythological play titled Chakravyuh, in that he starred as Lord Krishna. Chakravyuh is one of the famous and successful plays of the year 2015 in Hindi Theatre and it has crossed across 75 shows in India. Moreover, he has also appeared in two radio shows for BBC Radio 4 titled Bhagvad Geeta and Ramayan. He was nominated for the “Sony Radio award” for Ramayan in the UK in 1995.

Nitish Bharadwaj has acted in several Marathi movies like Khatyal Sass Natal Soon, Nasheebwan, Anapekshit, Pasanta Ahe Mulgi, Trishagi and more. Then he also starred in the Malayalam movie “Njan Gandharvan,” directed by P. Padmarajan in the year 1991. As a director, he directed the television serial named Gita Rahasya, Apraadhi which was telecasted on Star TV. Later he also appeared as a judge for the Marathi television reality dance show on ETV Marathi titled “Jallosh Survanayugacha” along with Sudha Chandran and Ramesh Deo. For the movie Pitruroon, he received many nominations and awards and also received the prestigious Maharashtra State Film Award as the second Best Director of 2013. Nitish Bharadwaj appeared as a candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party for the parliamentary elections from Jamshedpur and Rajgarh. He was elected to Lok Sabha as a Member of Parliament from Jamshedpur in 1996 by winning the veteran Inder Singh Namdhari. Then in 1999, he defeated Laxman Singh in the Lok Sabha elections. He also worked in the BJP’s organisational unit of Madhya Pradesh and had also been the Spokesperson for a while.

Nitish Bharadwaj Biography

Name Nitish Bharadwaj
Real Name Nitish Bharadwaj
Nickname Nitish
Profession Film actor, director and screenwriter
Date of Birth 02 June 1963
Age 55 (As of November 2018)
Zodiac sign Yet to be updated
Father Name Janardan C. Upadhye
Mother Name Sadhana Upadhye
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification Yet to be updated
School Yet to be updated
College Bombay Veterinary College, Parel, Mumbai
Hobbies Acting and Reading books
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Married Yes
Wife Name Smita gate
Current City Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Nitish Bharadwaj Films

  • Trishagni (1988) (with Nana Patekar)
  • Njan Gandharvan (1991, Malayalam)
  • Sangeet (1992) (with Madhuri Dixit)
  • Prem Daan (1991) (with Khushboo)
  • Prem Shakti (1994) (with Govinda, Karishma kapoor)
  • Nacehe Nagin Gali Gali (1991) (with Meenakshi Seshadri)
  • Khatyal Sasu Nathal Soon (1987) (with Varsha Usgaonkar)
  • Pasant Aahe Mulgi (1989) (with Varsha Usgaonkar)
  • Tujhi Majhi Jamli Jodi (1990) (with Nivedita Joshi)
  • Nashibwaan (1988) (with Alka Kubal)
  • Pitruroon (2013) (Writer-Director)
  • Mohenjo Daro (2016) (with Hritik Roshan)
  • Yaksh (awaiting worldwide release) (title role)
  • Kedarnath (in Production)


  • Mahabharat (1988)
  • Geeta Rahasya (producer-Director-Co writer) (with Irrfan Khan)
  • Vishnu Puran (2003)
  • Ramayan (TV Series) (2003) with Smriti Irani as Seeta
  • Man Mein Hai Visshwas (2006-2007, presenter)
  • Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai (2014, Krishna)

Award nominations

  • Best Director for Pitruroon, Screen Awards, 2014

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