Harsha Bhogle Height, Age, Family, Facts, Biography

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Harsha Bhogle Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 71 kg
Date of Birth July 19, 1961
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Spouse Anita Bhogle

Harsha Bhogle is an Indian cricket commentator and journalist who started contributing to the Times Group subsidiary Cricbuzz in 2016. Besides that, he also hosted the show Travel India in 2008. With time, Harsha has amassed a huge fan base with more than 10 million followers on Twitter, more than 2 million followers on Facebook, and more than 250k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Hasha Bhogle

Nick Name

Harsha

Harsha Bhogle as seen in a selfie taken at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in November 2019
Harsha Bhogle as seen in a selfie taken at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in November 2019 (Harsha Bhogle / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Harsha studied at Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet. Later, he went on to attain a B.Tech. degree in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University‘s College of Technology in Hyderabad.

Thereafter, he went on to earn his Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.

Occupation

Journalist, Cricket Commentator

Family

  • Father – A.D. Bhogle (Professor)
  • Mother – Shalini Bhogle (Professor)
  • Siblings – Svati Bhogle (Sister), Srinivas Bhogle (Brother)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Harsha’s name has been linked with –

  1. Anita Bhogle – Harsha met his wife Anita while studying at IIM-A. Later, the couple married one another and now have 2 children both of who are boys, named, Chinmay and Satchit.
Harsha Bhogle as seen in a picture with his wife Anita Bhogle during a corporate speech session in September 2019
Harsha Bhogle as seen in a picture with his wife Anita Bhogle during a corporate speech session in September 2019 (Harsha Bhogle / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

He is of Marathi ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Short curly hair
  • Always wears a pair of reading spectacles
  • Wide smile
  • Keeps his t-shirts tucked in

Brand Endorsements

Through his social media, he has either promoted or endorsed various brands such as RuPay and Panasonic.

Harsha Bhogle as seen in a picture taken in September 2019
Harsha Bhogle as seen in a picture taken in September 2019 (Harsha Bhogle / Instagram)

Religion

Hinduism

Harsha Bhogle Favorite Things

  • City – London

SourceInstagram

Harsha Bhogle as seen in a picture taken in London in front of the London Eye in June 2019
Harsha Bhogle as seen in a picture taken in London in front of the London Eye in June 2019 (Harsha Bhogle / Instagram)

Harsha Bhogle Facts

  1. He was raised in a family of highly intellectual people.
  2. His father is a French professor and his mother is a professor of psychology.
  3. He is an engineer by profession.
  4. Prior to becoming a commentator, Harsha worked for 2 years at an advertising firm and put in 2 years more at a sports management company.
  5. He played small level cricket in the past and was part of the APCA cricket team.
  6. Harsha was 19 years old when he started his commentary stint with the All India Radio while he stayed at Hyderabad.
  7. He is the first Indian commentator to be called upon by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 1991 for the Indian cricket series prior to the 1992 Cricket World Cup. Since then, he has been part of the ABC Radio Grandstand.
  8. In the past, he had worked for the BBC commentary team for 8 years.
  9. He joined ESPN Star Sports in 1995 and has been part of their live commentary team ever since.
  10. Harsha had once been part of the Few Good Men commentary team that included the likes of Ravi Shastri, Sunil Gavaskar, Alan Wilkins, Geoff Boycott, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Ian Chappell, and Sanjay Manjrekar.
  11. He started his Twitter account in October 2009.
  12. Harsha was said to have been fired by the BCCI in 2016 after many Indian players had criticized him. He became a part of the Indian Premier League series in 2009.
  13. During the 2011-12 series in Australia, he covered the entire event for the Australian Broadcasting Company single-handedly.

Featured Image By Harsha Bhogle / Instagram

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