Articles about Nitish Bharadwaj

The famous face behind 'Lord Krishna' in the hit 1988 television series 'Mahabharata', Nitish Bharadwaj, is an Indian actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. He is famous for playing roles in Hindu mythological television series. Initially, before entering the world of entertainment, he was a veterinary surgeon. However, found the job monotonous and then started his career as a director in Marathi theater. Later, he appeared in 'Mahabharata' as Lord Krishna, which marked his debut in the mainstream Hindi industry. His lead role in 'Mahabharata' made him a star overnight. He also portrayed Lord Krishna in the Hindi mythological play 'Chakravyuh'. In 2000, he appeared in yet another mythological television series 'Vishnu Puran'. In 2013, Bharadwaj made his film directional debut with the Marathi movie 'Pitruroon'. Most recently, he was seen in Bollywood films like 'Mohenjo Daro' and 'Kedarnath'. The actor is a member of the Bharatiya Janta Party and had successfully contested the Lok Sabha elections in 1996 from Jamshedpur. However, when he contested from Rajgarh in 1999, he lost, after which he retired from active politics.

Actor Nitish Bharadwaj talks of divorce, being 'unlucky' in marriage

18 Jan 2022

Entertainment
Actor Nitish Bharadwaj talks of divorce, being 'unlucky' in marriage

Popular actor Nitish Bharadwaj and former wife Smita Gate, who is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, have filed for divorce, Bharadwaj has revealed.

Did Sushant-Sara take drugs on 'Kedarnath' sets? Nitish Bharadwaj answers

09 Jun 2021

Entertainment
Did Sushant-Sara take drugs on 'Kedarnath' sets? Nitish Bharadwaj answers

Following Sushant Singh Rajput's death, the Narcotics Control Bureau started investigating the drug angle in the case.

Nitish Bharadwaj feels Vyasa's theory of evolution is more relevant

24 May 2020

Entertainment
Nitish Bharadwaj feels Vyasa's theory of evolution is more relevant

BR Chopra's popular mythological series Vishnu Puran is set to return on TV.

Not so cool! Fans catch Bhishma using cooler in 'Mahabharat'

23 Apr 2020

Entertainment
Not so cool! Fans catch Bhishma using cooler in 'Mahabharat'

While kind-hearted viewers in the good ol' 80s may have been quite forgiving, today's hawk-eyed Twitter-loving generation is plain brutal.

Shatrughan Sinha slams Mukesh Khanna for mocking daughter Sonakshi

10 Apr 2020

Entertainment
Shatrughan Sinha slams Mukesh Khanna for mocking daughter Sonakshi

The ongoing reruns of classics Ramayan and Mahabharat are triggering two things the most: massive viewership for Doordarshan and some fresh controversies.

#LockdownWatchlist: 'Shaktimaan' and other 90s shows returning on TV

31 Mar 2020

Entertainment
#LockdownWatchlist: 'Shaktimaan' and other 90s shows returning on TV

As we all stay home and try to cope with the unprecedented 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, national broadcaster Doordarshan is driving us down the memory lane.

Doordarshan starts 'Ramayana' and 'Mahabharat' reruns from today; details here

28 Mar 2020

Entertainment
Doordarshan starts 'Ramayana' and 'Mahabharat' reruns from today; details here

National broadcaster Doordarshan has started airing reruns of the iconic 80s shows Ramayana and Mahabharat.