Tharun Bhascker Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 34 Years
Wife: Latha Naidu
Profession: Director, Writer, Actor, And Television Presenter

Real name/Full name Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam [1]Instagram – Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam
Profession(s) • Director
• Writer
• Actor
• Television Presenter
Famous for Directing the Telegu film ‘Pelli Choopulu’
in 2016
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters-177 cm
in meters– 1.77 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 10”
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Debut Director: Telegu film ‘Pelli Choopulu’ (2016)

Actor: Telegu film ‘Mahanati’ (2018)

Director and Writer: Telegu Short film ‘Highderabad’ (2011)

Awards, Honours, Achievements National Film Awards
• Best Feature Film in Telegu for the film ‘Pelli Choopulu’ in 2017
• Best Screenplay for Dialogues for the Telegu film ‘Pelli Choopulu’ in 2017
Filmfare Awards South

• Best Director for the Telegu film ‘Pelli Choopulu’ in 2017
South Indian International Movie Awards
• Best Debut Director (Telegu) for the Telegu film ‘Pelli Choopulu’ in 2017
Santosham Film Awards
• Best Debut Director for the Telegu film ‘Pelli Choopulu’ in 2017

Personal Life
Date of Birth 5 November 1988 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2022) 34 Years
Birthplace Madras
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
School The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana
College/University Swami Vivekananda Institute of Technology, Secunderabad, Telanga
New York Film Academy, Burbank, Canada
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering (2006-2010)
Diploma in Filmmaking (2011) [2]Tharun Bhascker – LinkedIn
Religion Hindu [3]Tharun Bhascker – Instagram
Hobbies Cooking, Travelling, Tennis, and Swimming
Controversies • In 2020, Tharun Bhascker filed a complaint with Cyber Crime Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) S.Harinath in Gachibowli, Hyderabad after being heavily trolled for sharing an Instagram story about the Telegu film Kappela. He shared a Kappela movie poster on his Instagram post. He included a quote in the caption, which reads,
There is no hero screaming loudly or having multiple slo-mo gravity-defying introduction scenes or action blocks with a background score. There are no long speeches on farmers, soldiers or India in the last 10 minutes. Still, these are also called movies“[4]India Today
Later, a number of individuals on social media abused him and his team on Instagram, which forced Tharun to lodge a complaint. In the complaint, he stated that his comment was exaggrated.

Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 20 November, 2013

Wife/Spouse Latha Naidu (Production and Costume Designer)

Parents Father– Late Vudhay Bhascker Dhaassyam (Executive Engineer at Water Resources Departement)

Mother– Geetha Bhascker Dhaassyam (Actor, Teacher)

Siblings He is the only child of his parents.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tharun Bhascker

  • Tharun Bhascker is an Indian film director, actor, writer, and television presenter. He is known for directing the Telegu film ‘Pelli Choopulu’ (2016).
  • Tharun was fascinated by art and filmmaking since childhood. Tharun Bhascker, when he was in class 6, travelled alone to Mysore to represent his state in the field of arts.

    Tharun Bhascker’s childhood image

  • Tharun Bhascker started his filmmaking journey when he was in class 12. He made a montage of shots of his friends for the graduation ceremony which everyone praised. In an interview, he talked about this and said,

    The appreciation was so intoxicating for me that decided to pursue in it seriously.”

  • When Tharun was pursuing his graduation, he started visiting theatres and attended producers with his script.
  • Tharun Bhascker approached a film personality with his first script; however, the producer soon backed out on his inability to generate funds.
  • Later, Tharun, when he was in his third year of engineering college, started working on the script of Pelli Choopulu.
  • In 2016, he directed the Telegu film ‘Pelli Choopulu’ which marked accolades for its unique storyline. Subsequently, he worked as a writer and director for the Telegu film Ee Nagaraniki Emaindi (2018).

    Tharun Bhascker with Pelli Choopulu (2016) cast

  • In 2018, he made his acting debut with the Telegu film Mahanati in which he portrayed the role of Singeetam Srinivasa Rao.
  • Later, Tharun made his appearance in various Telegu films like Sammohanam (2018), Falaknuma Das (2019), and Skylab (2021).
  • In 2022, he appeared in the Telegu film Sita Ramam in which he played the role of Balaji.

    Tharun Bhascker in the Telegu film Sita Ramam (2022)

  • He has worked as a writer and director for many Telegu short films like Highderabad (2011), Kaala Ghoda (2011), and The Journey (2011). In 2012, his Telegu short film ‘Anukokunda’ was screened at the 2013 Cannes Festival.
  • In 2020, he hosted an ETV’s Telegu show titled ‘Neeku Maathrame Cheptha.’

    Tharun Bhascker in the talk show Neeku Maathrame Cheptha (2020)

  • Tharun Bhascker’s directed film ‘Pelli Choopulu’ was remade in Hindi as Mitron (2018),  in Malayalam as Vijay Superum Pournamiyum (2019) and Tamil as Oh Manapenne! (2021).
  • In an Interview, Tharun talked about his father and said that his father passed away before the production process of his film Pelli Choppulu (2016), He quoted,
    The onslaught of pain and insults were beyond my capacity of sustenance. I couldn’t help seeing my mother bear the brunt of all the financial hassle. Yet, I was confident of success someday or sooner.” [5]
  • In an interview, Tharun shared that once he received a remake offer from Salman Khan for his Telegu film Pelli Choppulu; however, he denied the offer. [6]India Herald
  • Tharun Bhascker’s uncle Varun Bhaskar is an MLA. (Warangal West)
  • Tharun is a dog lover and has a pet dog named Coffee.

    Tharun Bhascker with his pet dog

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↑1 Instagram – Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam
↑2 Tharun Bhascker – LinkedIn
↑3 Tharun Bhascker – Instagram
↑4 India Today
↑6 India Herald

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