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Kabir Bedi Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Kabir Bedi Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2¾ in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth January 16, 1946
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Hazel

Kabir Bedi is an Indian actor, television presenter, writer, voiceover artist, and speaker who has established himself as an international artist working in India, the United States, and European countries (especially Italy) in film, television, and theatre. He is known for playing Sanjay Verma in the Indian action thriller film Khoon Bhari Maang, Emperor Shah Jahan in the Indian historical drama film Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story, Gobinda in the British spy film Octopussy, and Sandokan in the Italian 6-part television miniseries Sandokan. Kabir Bedi’s film credits also include HulchalKuchhe Dhaage, Ishq Ishq Ishq, The Black CorsairThe Thief of Baghdad, 40 Days of Musa DaghKurbaanAatank Hi Aatank, The Return of SandokanThe Lost EmpireKrantiMaine Dil Tujhko DiyaMain Hoon Na, Mohenjo Daro, and Dilwale.

Born Name

Kabir Singh Bedi

Nick Name


Kabir Bedi as seen during an event
Kabir Bedi as seen during an event (Graphikamaal / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Lahore, Punjab, British India (later: Punjab, Pakistan)


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Kabir Bedi studied at Sherwood College in Nainital, Uttarakhand. Then, he attended St. Stephen’s College in Delhi.


Actor, Television Presenter, Writer, Speaker, Voiceover Artist


  • Father – Baba Pyare Lal Singh Bedi (Author, Philosopher)
  • Mother – Freda Bedi (February 5, 1911 – March 26, 1977) (Journalist, English teacher at a women’s college in Lahore)
  • Siblings – Ranga Bedi (Older Brother) (Tea Planter), Gulhima Bedi (Younger Sister) (Professor)
  • Others – Nellie (Maternal Grandmother), Aalia Furniturewalla aka Alaya F (Granddaughter) (Actor), Omar Furniturewalla (Grandson)


Kabir Bedi has been signed with –

  • C.D.A. Studio Di Nardo S.r.l., Talent Agency, Rome, Italy
  • Bling Entertainment, India



Kabir Bedi and Parveen Dusanj at the premiere of 'Rock Of Ages'
Kabir Bedi and Parveen Dusanj at the premiere of ‘Rock Of Ages’ (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)


6 ft 2¾ in or 190 cm


78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kabir Bedi has dated –

  1. Persis Khambatta
  2. Protima Gauri (1969-1974)​ – He got married to model-turned-Odissi-dancer Protima Gauri in 1969 and they were blessed with 2 children – a daughter named Pooja Bedi (b. May 11, 1970) and a son named Siddharth Bedi. Protima Gauri and Kabir Bedi separated in 1974. Their son Siddharth was diagnosed with schizophrenia and died by suicide at the age of 26 in 1997.
  3. Parveen Babi – Kabir Bedi was once romantically involved with actor and model Parveen Babi.
  4. Susan-Humphreys (1980-1990)​ – In 1980, he married British-born fashion designer Susan Humphreys and the duo has a son named Adam Bedi. The couple divorced in 1990.
  5. Nikki Bedi (1992-2005)​ – From 1992 to 2005, Kabir was married to British television and radio presenter Nikki Bedi.
  6. Parveen Dosanjh (2005-Present) – He started going out with British-born producer Parveen Dosanjh in the year 2005 and they tied the knot a day before his 70th birthday in 2016.

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Asian and White)

Kabir Bedi is of Punjabi Khatri Sikh descent on his father’s side and has British roots on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Tall stature

Brand Endorsements

He has been a part of advertisements for brands such as Apollo TyresJindal PantherYamahaDHLTanishq, and Parle.

Kabir Bedi as seen while posing for the camera with Blackberry-Porsche Design P'9981 mobile
Kabir Bedi as seen while posing for the camera with Blackberry-Porsche Design P’9981 mobile (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Kabir Bedi Facts

  1. His mother became the first Western woman to take ordination in Tibetan Buddhism.
  2. Kabir Bedi was officially knighted on June 2, 2010, by the decree of the President of the Italian Republic and was bestowed the title of “Cavaliere” (Knight) of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.
  3. He is well-versed in Hindi, English, and Italian.
  4. He has supported the anti-government struggle in Myanmar and has served as an official ambassador of the Burma Campaign UK.
  5. In 2021, Kabir Bedi started appearing as a contestant on the 6th season of the Italian reality television series Grande Fratello VIP. He was evicted on Day 162.
  6. Kabir Bedi has been a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (which is responsible for presenting the Oscar awards).
  7. In May 2023, Bedi revealed that due to his beard, he got a role in an Italian film as the Italian producers were touring India and were seeking an actor with a beard.
  8. In December 2023, Kabir was honored with Italy’s “Order of Merit” which is the most prestigious Italian civilian award.

Featured Image by Graphikamaal / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0

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