Dhruv Barman is an Indian professional basketball player, certified Ashtanga yoga instructor, model, and actor. He is a former rank no. 1 FIBA 3×3 player in India.
Dhruv Barman aka Dhruv Sushil Barman was born on Saturday, 26 February 1994 (age 29 years; as of 2023) in Gurgaon (Gurugram). He studied at GD Goenka Public School in Delhi. After that, he went to GD Goenka World School, Gurgaon. He studied at the University of Winnipeg, Canada. He also works as a Senior Resident Assistant at the University of Winnipeg Campus Living.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Weight (approx.): 77 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 42”, Waist: 32″, Biceps: 14″
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is Sushil Barman and his mother’s name is Anuradha Barman. His brother, Viren Barman, is a fitness strength coach and nutritionist.
He is unmarried.
Dhruv Barman and Ananya S Rao developed a friendship and a connection while working together on the Netflix show “In Real Love.” Even after the show concluded, people continued to speculate that they might be a couple. Ananya is an Indian actress and model.
His journey as a basketball player started because of his brother. His brother used to watch Space Jam (1996) film when Dhruv was in school. His brother started playing basketball and he also started playing it after watching him. He was 6 years old when he started playing basketball. As a kid, he also used to play football and cricket but finally decided to pursue basketball. He went on to play state level and won the gold medal in the 9th standard. His basketball team in Delhi was the best one and won almost all the basketball tournaments. He went on to play the nationals but couldn’t due to certain political issues. After that, he went to Canada and later formed his own team. He was leading the 3-point league. He came back to India in 2017 and played and won 3BLeague and then he decided to stay in India and play further. He was ranked 1 FIBA 3×3 player in India. He has been endorsed by Puma and he is a Redbull global all-star for India. In the season 2 of 3Bleague, he became the most valuable player in round 2. Before 2019, he was a member of the Delhi Hoopers team. The Delhi Hoopers were the dominant team in Season 1 of the 3X3BL, which is India’s first professional 3×3 basketball league. They won five out of the six rounds in Season 1 and consistently appeared in multiple World Tour Masters events. Their outstanding performance even earned them a spot to represent the league at the World Tour Finals held in Beijing. He was also the part of 3X3 Pro Basketball League.
In 2023, he took part in the Netflix dating reality show series “In Real Love.” During the show, he formed a connection with another contestant, Ananya S Rao. The show was hosted by Rannvijay Singh and Gauahar Khan.
He has got different tattoos on his body.
- Dhruv Barman is a dog lover and is often seen posting pictures with dogs on his various social media accounts.
- He is a fitness enthusiast and follows a strict fitness routine.
- According to Dhruv, the basketball game has taught him several lessons in life. One of the biggest lessons he learned as a basketball player is to have discipline and to be able to fight through all the difficult situations of life.
- In 2021, he suffered from an injury called Achilles and underwent surgery to treat it. That was one the toughest phases of his life where he was not able to play for one and a half years.
- In 2020-2021, Dhruv opted for a DHI-Direct Hair Implantation procedure to get a permanent solution for his hair loss.
- According to him, he follows a strict and good cardio routine so that when any fatigue sets in for opponents, he can take advantage.
- He is often seen consuming alcohol on various occasions.