Born on 3 June 1984 in Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir, Shri Abhishek Bharti has an
M.A. in Dogri Language from Jammu University and an M.A. in Theatre and
T.V. from Punjabi University, Patiala.
Shri Abhishek Bharti has directed many well-received plays during the course of his career till date. These include Visarjan, Gagan Damama Bajyo, Agni Barkha, The Government Inspector, X-Reflection, Tangled Knots, Janta Pagal Ho Gai Hai, Toba Tek Singh, Passport, Pagal Khana, Ek Sawal Eh Bhi, Baba Kaliveer, Mahaguru Pind Kunnae Jaodeya, Goodbye Swami, Kamdev.com. He has conducted various theatre workshops in Jammu. He has also worked with several theatre personalities such as Balwant Thakur, Probir Guha, Sanjay Upadhyay, Dr Navendra Behl, and Partho Bandopadhyaya.
Shri Abhishek Bharti has received many awards and fellowships. He has received the UGC Junior and Senior Research Fellowships in the Performing Arts. He is the recipient of the University Gold Medal in the M.A. programme from the Department of Theatre and T.V., Punjabi University, Patiala. He has also received the Best Director Award from the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Jammu for the years 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Shri Abhishek Bharti is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for 2013-2014 for his notable talent as a director.