Name: Arya Babbar
Birthday: 24th May, 1981
Marital Status: Arya Babbar has a girlfriend named Shrishti Nayyar.
Awards: Arya has been the recipient of the National Award of the Journalist Association.
Trivia: Hailing from an acting background, Arya was naturally inclined in the film industry. A little above a dozen films old, he is a popular actor in Punjabi films, although he is yet to establish himself in the Hindi film industry.
Biography: Arya Babbar was born in Mumbai to parents Raj Babbar and Nadira Babbar. While the former is a renowned actor turned politician, the latter is also a famous talented theatre and film actress. Arya has two siblings, sister Juhi Babbar and half- brother Prateik Babbar.
The actor started his Bollywood journey in 2002 with Raj Kanwar’s film Ab Ke Baras, in which he co-starred with Amrita Rao. Although the film failed to click at the box office, he got nominated for the Most Promising Newcomer- Male at the Star Screen Awards. After appearing in a few unsuccessful films, he got a chance to work with ace director Mani Ratnam in 2007 in Guru. The same year, he also starred in a film called Partition, which was a foreign collaboration based on the partition of India. The film was nominated at foreign award functions like Leo Award and Genie Award.
Arya also played supporting roles in Kabeer Kaushik’s Chamku and Madhur Bhandarkar’s Jail in 2008 and 2009 respectively. In 2010, he starred in a Punjabi film named Virsa, where he played the character of a rich spoilt brat. The film, essentially dealing with the warmth of different relations, was a hit at the box office. He played supporting roles n film like Tees Maar Khan and Ready, which got him more noticed. Another successful film came his way in the form of Punjabi film Yaar Annmulle, which was based on friendship and love, and earned good numbers at the box office.
More recently, Arya was seen in Dangerous Ishq and Joker, both of which failed to do well. He will be seen next in Vishal Bharadwaj’s Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola, which is due for release on 11th January 2013. He has recently been the proud recipient of the National Award of the Journalist Association for Upcoming Actor in Action.