Sanjay Mishra is an acclaimed Indian actor, who excelled in both commercial and realistic cinema. He is famous for his role in ‘Ankhon Dekhi’ and ‘Masaan’.
Born in 1963, Sanjay Mishra worked in many hit movies such as ‘Golmaal series’, ‘All the Best’ and ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’. He worked with stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Varun Dhawan. His dialogue ‘Dhondu, Just Chill’ from the movie ‘All the Best’ is very famous.
Sanjay Mishra : Early Life and Personal Details
Born on October 6, 1963, in Darbhanga, Mishra father, Shambhu Nath Mishra was a civil servant of India. He grew up in Varanasi and attended Kendriya Vidyalaya BHU. Further, he enrolled in the National School of Drama in New Delhi. He completed his graduation in drama and acting.
The talented Sanjay Mishra is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 72 kg. He is a Libra by horoscope and Hindu by religion. Besides acting, his hobbies are cooking and photography. In his free time, he prefers to listen Pink Flyod. Irfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui are his favorite artist.
The 53 year old Mishra is married to Kiran Mishra. Now, he is the father of two beautiful daughters, Pal and Lamha.
Caption: Sanjay Mishra in the movie ‘Aankhon Dekhi’
Sanjay Mishra : Career
In his initial days, Mishra did many commercials and small roles in movies. He started his acting career with TV serial ‘Chanakya’ in 1991. His first movie debut was ‘Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India!’ in 1995. Further, he appeared in supporting roles in ‘Satya’ and ‘Dil Se’.
His next venture was TV sitcom ‘Office Office’, where he portrayed corrupt bureaucrat. After this show, he became a household name in India. He got more name and fame with his performance in ‘Bunty Aur Babli’, ‘Golmaal’, ‘Dhamaal’ and ‘All the Best’. Mishra established himself as one of the finest comedy actors in the Bollywood.
Sanjay Mishra showed his full potential as an actor in acclaimed movies like ‘Ankhon Dekhi’ and ‘Masaan’. In the movie ‘Ankhon Dekhi’, he played the role of Raje Bauji, who decides to believe only those things which he see with his eyes. He was successful to break his comedy actor tag and proved his versatility.
Also, he appeared in blockbusters such as ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’, ‘Dilwale’ and ‘Jolly LLB 2’. His upcoming projects are ‘Guest iin London’ and ‘The Grief’.
Caption: Sanjay Mishra at the trailer launch of ‘Masaan’
Sanjay Mishra : Awards
Mishra’s most celebrated performances were in ‘Ankhon Dekhi’ and ‘Masaan’. He received much appreciation for his performance in these movies. He won the Filmfare Award for best Actor (Critics) and Star Screen Award in 2015 for ‘Ankhon Dekhi’. Next, he received Zee Cine Award and Indian Film Festival Award in 2016 for ‘Masaan’.
Caption: Sanjay Mishra
Sanjay Mishra : Net Worth
Mishra has been in the glam world for a long time. He made a good sum of money from movies and commercials. He resides in a 3 BHK apartment in Versova, Mumbai and owns a beautiful property in Patna. Although there is no official report about his earning, his present worth should be more than million rupees
Despite being a celebrity, he lives a simple life. Cricket is his favorite game and never misses India’s matches; if he gets any time. Mishra even acted in the famous cricket match advertisement ‘Mauka Mauka’.