Praveen Kumar Sobti is an Indian actor, politician, and athlete. He was born in Sarhali Kalan, Punjab, India on the 6th of December in the year 1947. He was famous for playing the role of Bhim in Mahabharat in the year 1988. He was also renowned for being an athlete who played hammer and discus throw. He completed his schooling at a government school in Sarhali Kalan, Punjab.
On the 7th of February in 2022, he died because of a cardiac attack at his Ashok Vihar Nagar house, New Delhi.
He began his career in sports. He started playing Hammer and Discus throw in the 1960s. He has the advantage of tall height which helped him to win more competitions. In 1966, he won a gold medal at the Asian Games. In 1966, he won a silver medal in the Commonwealth Games in Kingston. In the year 1981, he started his career in the entertainment industry. He made his debut in Bollywood in the year 1981 by playing the role of Gorilla in the film Raksha.
He became very famous for his TV serial Mahabharata where he played the role of Bheem. In 2013, he joined politics and became a member of the Aam Aadmi Party. And in the year 2014, he left AAP and went to join BJP.
He belongs to a Hindu Khatru middle-class family. He has 5 siblings among them 1 was sister and 4 were brothers. He was a married man. He kept his wife’s information secret and maintained a distance from the media from sharing personal information. The couple was blessed with 1 son and 1 daughter. His son works at Jet Airways. His daughter’s name is Nipunika Sobti.
Praveen Kumar Sobti Bio
|Real Name||Praveen Kumar Sobti|
|Date of Birth||6th December 1947|
|Age (in years)||74 Years|
|Birth Place||Sarhali Kalan, Punjab, India|
|Profession||Actor, Athlete, and Politician|
|Home Town||Sarhali Kalan, Punjab, India|
|Family||Father: Not Known|
Mother: Not Known
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known|
Sister: Not Known
|Height||6’6″ (in Feet Inches)|
2.00 m (in meters)
200 cm (in centimeters)
|Weight||250 Ibs (in Pounds)|
113 Kgs (in kilograms)
|Body Measurements||Chest: 40 Inches|
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 13 Inches
Education Details & Debut
|Schooling||Government School in Sarhali Kalan, Punjab, India|
|Debut||Film: Raksha (1981)|
T.V. series: Mahabharat (1988)
Social Media Info
He is a socially active person. He likes to use different social media platforms where he updates about himself and his upcoming movies. He is available on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 5K followers on his Instagram page. If you are a fan of him and want to know more about him, you can follow his social media accounts using the links given below.
Praveen Kumar Sobti Instagram- @praveenkumar.bheem
Praveen Kumar Sobti Twitter- Not Available
Some Lesser Known Facts About Praveen Kumar Sobti
- He was also enlisted in the Border Security Force. On the basis of sports performance, he got the position of Deputy commandant.
- He has also received the Arjuna Award from the Government of India along with 12 soldiers.
- In the year 1966 Asian Games, he won the first gold medal, a silver in the Commonwealth Games in Kingston, a gold in the 1978 Asian games, and a silver medal in the Asian games in the year 1974 in Tehran.
- His net worth is approximately $345 million.