Indraneel Bhattacharya is an Indian actor. His other names are Aarya Bhatta and Neel. His father is an IIT Kanpur alumnus chemical engineer but he chose acting for him and got a name in the industry. He has worked in several movies, TV serials, and web series.
Indraneel Bhattacharya was born on 14 October 1970 in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Libra. He completed his schooling at Campion School, Mumbai. He pursued a bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science in 1993 at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Weight (approx.): 68 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Indraneel belongs to a Kulin Brahmin family. His ancestor was from Siliguri, West Bengal.
Parents & Siblings
His father, Neelabh Bhattacharya is a Chemical Engineer and his mother, Jaya Bhattacharya is an animal rights activist. He has a sister name Trishna.
He got married to Anjali Mukhi on 30 April 2005. She is a TV serial actress.
Indraneel belongs to a Brahmin family and follows Hinduism.
‘Shanu Taxi’ (2006) was the debut film of Indraneel Bhattacharya. It was a short documentary film directed by Vasant Nath. He then worked in ‘One Night With The King,’ a Hollywood film, starring Peeter O’Toole. The entire film was filmed in Rajasthan, India.
He worked in several Bollywood films such as ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999),’ ‘Rustom (2016),’ ‘Jai Gangajal (2016),’ ‘Fan (2016)’, ‘Golmaal Again (2017)’, ‘Tanashah (2020),’ and ‘Bunty Aur Babli 2 (2021).’
His television career started in 2004 with the serial ‘Meher’ aired on DD National from Jan 2004 to Jan 2006. After this, he worked in several daily soap operas such as, ‘Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam (2009),’ ‘Mere Ghar Aayi Ek Nanhi Pari (2009),’ Ram Milaye Jodi (2010-2012),’ ‘Gustakh Dil (2013-2014),’ and Imlie (2020). His role as Dev in Imlie was close to his heart, he told,
It is one of the most satisfying experiences ever in my rather long career. From the care taken by FOUR LIONS to the near familial bonding between all of us, all have fallen in place so well. One thing is for sure, whenever IMLIE ends (which I hope it never does) there are going to be a lot of tears flowing, both sad and happy.”
His debut web series was ‘Bebaakee (2020)’. This 8-episode web series was produced by Ekta Kapoor and streamed by AltBalaji.
After this, Indraneel appeared in ‘Sacred Games (2019),’ ‘Beehad Ke Baghi (2020)’,’ ‘Mai Hero Boll Raha Hoon (2021),’ ‘Cyber Vaar – Har Screen Crime Scene (2022)’, and ‘Jubilee (2023).’ His upcoming series is, ‘Jengaburu: A Billion Dollar Curse.’
- Indraneel has a dog named Waffle.
- He is also a wildlife activist.