November 29, 2023

Praveen Kumar (Bheem) Biography, Age, Death, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 8, 2022

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Short Biography

Praveen Kumar Sobti was born on 06-12-1947 in Sarhali Kalan, Tarn Taran in the state of Punjab, India. He was an Indian Film Actor, Television Actor, Athlete, Discus Thrower, Hammer Thrower & Politician, who was known for his work in Hindi television series, Bollywood movies as well as Tamil movies. He was well known for B. R. Chopra's Mahabharat as a Bhima (Bheem).

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Honours & Awards

Arjuna Award National Sports Award 1967 Athletic

In 1967, Praveen Kumar Sobti was awarded Arjuna Award at the age of 20.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Praveen Kumar Sobti died at the age of 74 on 07-02-2022 around 09:30 PM from cardiac arrest at his residence in Ashok Vihar, New Delhi.

DEATHDAY 7 February,2022 (Tuesday)

Praveen Kumar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born into a Hindu Khatri middle-class family and had five siblings. He was married and together the couple had two children including a son and a daughter. His daughter name is Nipunika Sobti, who was once in the headlines to engaged with actor Akshay Kumar. His son serving in Jet Airways.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Sarhali Kalan, Tarn Taran, Punjab, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Ashok Vihar, New Delhi, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Watching Movies
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood Film - Raksha (1981)
Tamil Film - Michael Madana Kama Rajan (1990)
Telugu Film - Kishkinda Kaanda (1994)
TV - Mahabharat (1988-1990)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A
Best Known for B. R. Chopra's Mahabharat as Bhima (Bheem) from 1988 to 1990


Favorite Color White
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Hema Malini
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Dharmendra
Favorite Film Director Baldev Raj Chopra
Favorite Movie Shahenshah (1988)
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Place Mumbai
Favorite Dress Kurta Pajama
Favorite Food Non-veg Food
Favorite Accessories Tulsi Mala

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Praveen Kumar

  • He was awarded Arjuna Award in 1967 for his work in the field of sport as an athlete.
  • He served as a soldier in India's Border Security Force (BSF).
  • He was acted in more than 50 movies including Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
  • His role as Bheem (Bhima) in B. R. Chopra's Hindi tv serial Mahabharat was most rememberable.
  • He contested the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) from the Wazirpur constituency.
  • His daughter Nipunika Sobti became the media's headlines for her engagement with actor Akshay Kumar.

Praveen Kumar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Praveen Kumar was 74 years 2 months & 1 day old age.