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Ashish Vidyarthi Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Ashish Vidyarthi Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth June 19, 1962
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse Rupali Barua

Ashish Vidyarthi is an Indian actor and voice actor who has mainly worked in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Bengali films. His filmography includes 1942: A Love Story, Drohkaal, SardarNaajayazBaaziIs Raat Ki Subah Nahin, MrityudaataKoi Kisise Kum NahinMajor Saab, Soldier, Haseena Maan JaayegiVaastav: The Reality, Kaho Naa… Pyaar HaiJoru Ka Ghulam, Pape Naa PranamBichhooEk Rishtaa: The Bond of LoveNightfallKyo Kii… Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta, Chor Machaaye ShorHum Kisise Kum NahinWaah! Tera Kya KehnaZindagi Khoobsoorat Hai, Thamizh, Ek Aur Ek GyarahFun2shh… Dudes in the 10th CenturyLOC: KargilCID MoosaLakshyamEllam Avan SeyalSatyameba JayateRed Alert: The War WithinDaddy CoolBarfi!R… RajkumarRang RasiyaOnce Upon a Time in BiharBesh Korechi Prem KorechiBegum JaanThe Lion King, and Captain Khan.

Born Name

Ashish Vidyarthi

Nick Name


Ashish Vidyarthi snapped during an event
Ashish Vidyarthi snapped during an event (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Delhi, India





Until 1990, Ashish Vidyarthi trained at the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi, India.


Actor, Voice Actor


  • Father – Govind Vidyarthi (An expert in cataloging and archiving vanishing Performing Arts of India for the Sangeet Natak Akademi)
  • Mother – Reba Vidyarthi (née Chattopadhyay) (Dancer, Kathak Guru)



Ashish Vidyarthi as seen while posing for a picture in Baku, Azerbaijan
Ashish Vidyarthi as seen while posing for a picture in Baku, Azerbaijan (Ashish Vidyarthi / Instagram)


5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ashish Vidyarthi has dated –

  1. Rajoshi Vidyarthi – He had married Rajoshi Vidyarthi and the duo was blessed with a son named Arth Vidyarthi. Rjoshi is the daughter of actress Shakuntala Barua.
  2. Rupali Barua (2023-Present) – In May 2023, he married Guwahati, Assam’s Rupali Barua in the presence of family members and friends. He was 60 at that time. Rupali is linked to an upscale fashion store in Kolkata. The couple had a court marriage in the morning and a get-together in the evening.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Ashish Vidyarthi has Malayali roots on his father’s side and is of Bengali descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Often plays corrupt psychotic government officials

Ashish Vidyarthi in Bir, Himachal Pradesh, India in July 2022
Ashish Vidyarthi in Bir, Himachal Pradesh, India in July 2022 (Ashish Vidyarthi / Instagram)

Ashish Vidyarthi Facts

  1. Alongside Om Puri and Naseeruddin Shah, Ashish Vidyarthi co-starred as Commander Bhadra in the 1994 Hindi-language crime drama film Drohkaal. For this performance, he bagged the National Film Award for “Best Supporting Actor” while he also got nominated for a Filmfare “Best Villain” Award.
  2. He brought to life the character of Ramanbhai in the 1996 Hindi-language thriller film Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin and this role won him the Star Screen Award for “Best Villain” while he was also nominated for a Filmfare Award.
  3. In 2012, Ashish Vidyarthi co-starred as Narayana in the Telugu-language social problem film Minugurulu and this role earned him a Nandi Award for “Best Character Actor”.
  4. He was cast as Durjoy Chatterjee (Jhilmil Chatterjee’s father) in the 2012 Hindi-language romantic comedy-drama film Barfi!, starring Ileana D’Cruz, Ranbir Kapoor, and Priyanka Chopra.
  5. Along with Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkummar Rao, Ashish Vidyarthi co-starred as Advocate Anand Grover in the 2015 biographical drama film Aligarh.
  6. He has appeared in more than 300 films in 11 languages including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam.
  7. Ashish is the co-founder and curator of AVID MINER Conversations.
  8. In 2023, he had a YouTube channel with over 1 million subscribers. He often vlogged about food.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0

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