Bharti Singh (born 3 July 1984) is an Indian comedian, and television personality. Singh has created numerous comedy sketch shows as well as has hosted various award shows. She participated in the reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2012), Nach Baliye 8 (2017) and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 (2019). As of December 2019, she appeared on Khatra Khatra Khatra, a show conceptualised by her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa for Colors TV.
Singh's father is of Nepali descent, while her mother is a Punjabi Hindu.[better source needed] Bharti's father died when she was two years old. Bharti has two siblings.
Bharti was the second runner-up of stand-up comedy reality series The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (Season 4) on STAR One, where she received acclaim for her stand-up comedy child character named Lalli. She appeared as a participant along with Sharad Kelkar and Paresh Ganatra in Comedy Circus 3 Ka Tadka and Comedy Circus Mahasangram with her team from Comedy Circus 3 Ka Tadka, Comedy Circus Ke Superstars with Paresh Ganatra, Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo. And in 2011, she appeared in Jubilee Comedy Circus, Comedy Circus Ke Taansen and Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur on Sony Entertainment Television. She hosted the show Comedy Nights Bachao along with Krishna Abhishek.
Also in 2011, she acted in the TV series Pyaar Mein Twist on STAR Plus and later appeared as a contestant on the celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 (2012). In 2012, she hosted the television show Sau Saal Cinema Ke, which premiered on 15 December 2012 on Star Plus with actors including Karan Tacker, Ragini Khanna and Shruti Ulfat. She also appeared as a guest star on MasterChef India Season 3. She also appeared as a guest star on Nach Baliye 6.
She has also hosted India's Got Talent 5 (2014), India's Got Talent 6 (2015) and India's Got Talent 7 (2016). In 2017, she received the 6th position in the reality show Nach Baliye 8 on Star Plus along with Harsh. In 2018, she appeared as a guest in the reality shows Dance Deewane (Season 1) and Bigg Boss (Season 12) (both on Colors TV). In the same year, she hosted India's Got Talent 8 on Colors TV and again appeared in the comedy drama The Kapil Sharma Show (Season 2) on Sony TV as Titli Yadav. In 2019, she participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 on Colors TV with Harsh again. Although Harsh got eliminated in the seventh week, she managed to become a finalist and survived until the grand finale. She got evicted just before the grand finale.
In January 2020, Bharti became a part of Sony's India's Best Dancer as the host along with her husband Harsh Limbachiya.
On 3 December 2017, Bharti married writer Haarsh Limbachiyaa. Singh has also been nationally ranked in archery and pistol shooting.
On 21 November 2020, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) conducted a search at Bharti's residence and recovered 86.5 gms of cannabis. She and her husband were taken in for questioning and they were later arrested by the NCB. She was granted bail on 23 November 2020, after 2 days of interrogation.
- "Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa are wife and husband now. See pics and videos". 3 December 2017.
- "Happy Birthday Bharti Singh: A woman who lives life queen size". 4 July 2018.
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- "Nach Baliye 8 contestants: From Bharti-Harsh, Divyanka-Vivek to Sanaya-Mohit, Dipika-Shoaib; Get the final names of celebrity couples participating on Star Plus dance reality show". 30 March 2017.
- "Khatron Ke Khiladi 9: From Shamita Shetty to Bharti Singh, here are the confirmed list of contestants". 12 July 2018.
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- Updated:Wed, Akshata Shetty |; December 21; 2016 2:41pm. "Comedy nights Bachao to go off air; hosts Bharti Singh & Krushna Abhishek confirm the news!". India.com. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
- "Bharti Singh of Comedy Nights Live says there can be no competition; calls Kapil Sharma her guru". India Today. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Bigg Boss 9 finale: Bharti Singh and Krushna Abhishek ROAST the contestants with Salman Khan – watch video!". Bollywood Life. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
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- "Bigg Boss 10 October 30th episode preview: Bharti Singh, Karan Wahi grill contestants with Salman Khan". The Indian Express. 31 October 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
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- "5 things you should know about Bharti Singh's new show Comedy Dangal". India Today. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Bigg Boss 12 Weekend Ka Vaar Day 48 PREVIEW: Hina Khan brings hard hitting truths, Bharti Singh- Aditya Narayan cheer up contestants". ABP Live. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
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- "Bharti Singh to host dance reality show India's Best Dancer with husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa". India Today. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
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- "Bharti Singh's 'Judwaa moment with Madhuri Dixit on the set of 'Dance Deewane 2'!". ABP Live. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Khatron Ke Khiladi 10: Bharti Singh makes hubby Haarsh feel jealous by flirting with host Rohit Shetty – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2020.
- "Khatron Ke Khiladi 10: Last season's Bharti Singh and Harsh set to participate again". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
- "Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa to spread smiles during lockdown with Hum, Tum Aur Quarantine". The Indian Express. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
- "Bharti Singh joins the special edition of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 August 2020.
- "Bharti Singh to play mother of 11 children in The Kapil Sharma Show. Know all about her role". India Today. 26 December 2018.