Deepika Narayan, Wikis, Biography, Photos, Age

Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj is an Indian journalist, documentary film-maker and men’s rights activist. Bhardwaj rose to prominence after producing a documentary—Martyrs of Marriage, which covered abuse of criminal section 498A by brides and their families.

Deepika Narayan
Deepika Narayan
Profession(s) • Men’s Rights Activist
• Documentary Filmmaker
• Journalist
Famous For Making a real documentary film on the men who are the victims of false dowry cases by their wives
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 157 cm
in meters– 1.57 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 2”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Debut Documentary Film: Martyrs of Marriage in 2016
Personal Life
Date of Birth 4 December 1986 (Thursday)
Age (As of 2024) 37 Years of 2024
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
College/University • Technological Institute of Textile & Sciences (TITS), Haryana
• Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Karnataka.
Educational Qualification(s) • 2006: She obtained a B.Tech degree from the Technological Institute of Textile & Sciences (TITS), Haryana.
• 2009: She received a post-graduate Diploma in television journalism from the Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Karnataka.
Relationships & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Not Known
Husband/Spouse NA
Parents Father– Name Not Known
Mother– Name Not Know

Some Lesser Known Facts About Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj

  • Does Deepika Bhardwaj drinks alcohol?: Yes
  • Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj is an Indian men’s rights activist who is also working as a journalist. She is a documentary filmmaker. In 2016, she produced and directed a documentary named ‘Martyrs of Marriage (MoM).’ This film featured the real-life husbands who have committed suicide after being filed under the criminal section 498A (Anti-dowry law) of Indian law by their wives. The movie reveals the misuse of section 498A by the wives for a huge amount of money from their husbands and their families by out of the court settlement.
  • Deepika came into the limelight when she disclosed the fraud victims ‘Rohtak sisters’ in 2014. She collected the evidence by investigating the witnesses against the conspired viral video of alleged dowry by these sisters. 
  • She started working as a software engineer in Infosys soon after completing her higher education. She worked there for two years from 2006 to 2008. She left Infosys in 2008 and decided to enter television and media. In 2009, she made a documentary film named Gramin Dak Sevak. Soon, at Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival, this documentary earned a student film award. In November 2010, she started working as an editorial consultant at Exchange4Media.
  • Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj alleges to be a sufferer of fallacious allegations of section 498A by her sister-in-law after Deepika’s marriage. Deepika, along with her cousin, were the victims of the fraud section 498A case. However, she added to this that her family resolved this case in an out of the court settlement with her in-laws. These hurting assertions compelled her to join the Save Indian Foundation Movement. This movement protests for a law that is gender-neutral and both the parties (wife and husband) of the case must be heard before any verdict.
  • The interviews executed by Deepika Narayan in her documentary film Martyrs of Marriage showed the decision of various women rights groups who have already accepted that section 498A has been decriminalised to a large extent by the Supreme Court of India.
  • In 2016, she directed the documentary ‘Martyrs of Marriage’ based on her personal real-life situations. This documentary exposed the misuse of the IPC 498A law. This is an anti-dowry law that fights for the rights of both men and women who were the victims of section 498A. In a conversation with a media house, Deepika Narayan explained the success of her film,
  • In 2019, Deepika started campaigning for the #MeToo movement in India that involved some false sexual harassment cases. She also wrote an article on this movement titled,
  • In 2019, she was involved in exposing the controversial viral video of the Rohtak sisters. This case was happed in 2014. During her investigation in this fraudulent blaming of the two sisters, she investigated and interviewed the real witnesses of the case. In 2019, she released a video full of proof that held the victims of lying.
  • In 2019, Deepika Bhardwaj campaigned for the ‘National Commission for Men in India,’ a law that looks into the matters of the victim men in India. To minimise the fake sexual assaults and domestic violence cases this law was appealed to be implemented by Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj. In a conversation with the media house DNA, Deepika narrated that she was blamed by various women social activists for helping and protesting for the victim men in India. She expressed,
  • Deepika Bhardwaj is often seen delivering motivational speeches on various public speaking platforms including TEDx. She is a public motivator who campaigns for gender-neutral laws in India.
  • She often appears on debate shows of renowned Indian news channels.
  • In an interview, she revealed that she was the victim of false dowry demanding allegations in 2011. She said,
  • Deepika Bhardwaj revealed in a conversation with a media house that she faced big trouble while helping a victim man. She further stated that while helping a man and his father with molestation charges, she was blamed by the man’s wife and an FIR was lodged against her. She told,
  • According to Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj, she did not care about the women activists and the feminists who blamed her for fighting for the men victims in India. She stated in an interview that she began fighting for the rights of men when the whole country was raging the rape of a young woman but nobody thought the same for the innocent men. She explained,
  • Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj received the Purushath award for her fights for the rights of innocent men.
  • According to Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj, irrespective of gender everyone should be equal in the eyes of law and must be heard before the final verdict. In a conversation with a media house, she stated that as a woman she decided to be the voice for the men as she knew that if a man stood for his rights in the Indian society, he was generally mocked by the people. She said.