Vishal Bhardwaj Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography and More


Vishal Bhardwaj Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More



Here in this article, you are going to know much more detail about Vishal Bhardwaj which was never shown or revealed by others. Some Unknown Facts about Vishal Bhardwaj are written here in the article with complete Bio Data.



Real Name Vishal Bhardwaj
Nickname Not Known
Profession Producer, screenwriter, director, music composer, singer



Physical Stats & More

Height (Approx.) in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (Approx.) in Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 38 Inches
– Waist: 31 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper



Personal Life

Height (Approx.) in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (Approx.) in Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 38 Inches
– Waist: 31 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth 4 August 1965
Age (as in 2017) 52 Years
Birth Place Chandpur Village, Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo
address not known
Nationality Indian
Hometown Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
School Not Known
College Hindu College, Delhi
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Debut Music Composing: Abhay (The Fearless), 1995
Directorial/Production/Screenwriting: Makdee (2002)
Family Father– Late Ram Bhardwaj (Sugarcane Inspector)
Mother– Satya Bhardwaj (Homemaker)
Brother– 1 (Died of Heart attack)
Sister– Not Known
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Playing & Watching Cricket, Reading
Controversies Vishal Bhardwaj’s film, Haider (2014), won 5 national awards, which he dedicated to all the Kashmiri Pundits. However, this did not go down well with Anupam Kher, who is himself a Kashmiri Pundit. In a series of tweets, Kher accused Bhardwaj of making a biased film. Kher further added that Bhardwaj has depicted the Indian Army as the villain in the movie and no viewpoint of the Kashmiri Pandits has been shown.



Favourite Things

Favourite Filmmakers Krzysztof Kieslowski (Polish filmmaker), Satyajit Ray, Anurag Kashyap, Anurag Basu
Favourite Authors/Writers Shakespeare, Ruskin Bond
Favourite Writer/Lyricist Gulzar
Favourite Films Bollywood: Kapurush (1965)
Hollywood: Decalogue (Polish mini-series, 1989), Pulp Fiction (1994), Ship of Theseus (2012)



Girls, Affairs and More

Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Rekha Bhardwaj


Wife/Spouse Rekha Bhardwaj (Playback Singer)
Children Son– Aasmaan

Daughter– N/A



Some Lesser Known Facts About Vishal Bhardwaj


  • As a child, Vishal Bhardwaj aspired to become a cricketer. He even represented his state, UP, at the U-19 level.
  • In an interview, Vishal said that in order to bag a selection for the National Cricket Team, he shifted to Delhi, as he knew that most of the players who got into the national squad were from Delhi. However, one day before a major inter-university cricket competition, Vishal broke his thumb while practicing. As a result, he couldn’t play the sport for an entire year. To add to his misery, his father also passed away the same year and Vishal never pursued his dream again.
  • Vishal had a hobby of writing/composing songs; he composed his first song at the age of 17. When Music Director Usha Khanna listened to his composition, she decided to use it for the film Yaar Kasam(1985).
  • His elder brother, who wanted to become a film producer, struggled for years in Mumbai. Finding no success, his brother went into depression and eventually died of a heart attack.
  • While exploring the field of music, Vishal wasted no opportunity that came along his way. And thus in order to manage his expenses, he took up a job with a music company named CBS in Delhi.
  • Vishal and his wife Rekha first met at their college annual function. Rekha was one year senior to him at Hindu college and even that could not stop them from falling in love.
  • He considers Shakespeare as his greatest inspiration. His films Maqbool (2003), Omkara (2006) and Haider (2014) are all adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays- MacbethOthello and Hamlet respectively. This Shakespearean trilogy by Vishal was also screened as part of an event marking William Shakespear’s 400th death anniversary in London.
  • Also a fan of Ruskin Bond, Vishal has adopted a number of Ruskin Bond’s stories/books into films. While The Blue Umbrella (2005) was based on Ruskin’s novel of the same, 7 Khoon Maaf was inspired from Susanna’s Seven Husbands. Interestingly, Ruskin Bond and Vishal Bhardwaj are neighbors in Mussoorie and share the same wall.
  • Notably, The Blue Umbrella won the National Award for Best Children’s Film.
  • His music composing skills fetched him another National Award for the film- Ishqiya (2010). Additionally, for his immense contribution towards Indian cinema, he was awarded the Yash Bharti Award by the UP government in 2016.
  • Vishal Bhardwaj has also given music for the Hindi dubbed version of The Jungle Book (Tv Series).








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