Sanjai Mishra

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Sanjai Mishra
Sanjay mishra1.jpg
Sanjay mishra in 2012
Born (1963-10-06) October 6, 1963 (age 50)
Patna, Bihar
Occupation Actor, comedian, Director
Years active 1993 – present
Spouse(s) Kiran Mishra
Children Pal Mishra, Lamha Mishra

Sanjay Mishra (born 6 October 1963) is an Indian comedian and film actor who is best known for his character of Apple Singh, an "icon" used by ESPN Star Sports during the 1999 Cricket World Cup.[1][2] He made his film debut in the 1995 Indian musical film Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India!. Then he followed on by Rajkumar (1996) and Satya (1998).[3]

Early life and background[edit]

Sanjay was born in 1963 into a Hindu family in Patna, Bihar. On his Birth famous actor Joy Mukherjee was there to gave him his blessings. His father was a journalist named Shambhu Nath Mishra. After his graduation, he joined National School of Drama after completing graduation, passing out in in 1989.[4] There he bonded strongly with Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nirmal Pandey, and Irrfan Khan. [5]


He did many commercials and small movie roles before he got the opportunity to stand with Amitabh Bachchan in a Mirinda commercial. On his first day of shoot for TV series Chanakya in 1991. He reportedly took 28 take.Director left him with an assistant director so that he can rehearse for the shoot. His first release was Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India! in 1995 in which he played a small part as a harmonium player.his career of 2 decades include around 80 films with some of his role regarded as best comedy roles.He is always seen in films starring Akshay Kumar Ajay Devgan Salman Khan.

He later acted in Satya and Dil Se which helped him in bagging the role of Shukla in Offfice Office .for next few years he acted mainly in serials before moving to films completely.He left Television Serial in 2005 after he got recognition for his role in Bunty Aur Babli and Apna Sapna Money Money. In 2006, he acted in two back to back hit films Golmaal: Fun Unlimited and Dhamaal and gained fame.over the next few years he appeared in small roles in many multistarer big banner films before getiing nationwide popularity for his role as RGV in All the Best: Fun Begins and Phas Gaye Re Obama. His dialogue "Dhondu Just Chill" Gained popularity.recently his latest release Ankhon Dekhi Proved him as a serious actor.His acting was applauded by one and all of the industry.His forthcoming releases are Bhoothnath Returns Kick Dum Laga Ke haisha besides many other. He is very fond of travelling, cooking and listening to different types of music.

Mishra's releases like Zameen, Charas and Plan. Though he kidnaps Bipasha Basu in Zameen and acts as a companion of don in Satya, yet he is typecast as a comedian. He makes a mention of himself in other TV serials too like Office Office, Ram Lakhawan and Public Sub Jaanti Hai.

Phas Gaye Re Obama was a serious comedy based on the recession. He is currently directing a movie named Pranaam Walekum, to be released in January 2012, as well as Dhama Choukdhi, which also stars Sanjay Mishra, Dipraj Rana and controversial model Rozlyn Khan.Besides working in Hindi film industry, he has also acted in bhojpuri cinema. His only Bhojpuri release till date is Rang Li Chunariya Tere Naam.

In 2014, he play principal lead in film Ankhon Dekhi directed by Rajat Kapoor.[4] He is part of some of the blockbuster of Bollywood.His biggest hits include Bunty aur Babli Welcome Golmaal Kick.He is currently working in numerous project including Prem Ratan Dhan Payo , and in films directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia.

Besides this , He is going to act in sequel to Telugu Kick and a Marathi film.



Year Film Role
87. 2014 Kick Ramavtaar Rathi (Senior Inspector)
86. 2014 Chal Bhaag Tata Singh
85. 2014 Bhoothnath Returns Gabdi Kumar
84. 2014 Lucky Kabootar Babaji
83. 2014 Ankhon Dekhi Raje Bauji
82. 2013 Boss Trilok
81. 2013 War Chhod Na Yaar Commander Khan
80. 2013 Phata Poster Nikla Hero Jogi
79. 2013 Janta V/S Janardan - Bechara Aam Aadmi
78. 2013 Singh Sahab the Great Murli
77. 2013 Choron Ki Baaraat Bhaiya Ji
76. 2013 Ammaa Ki Boli Rukmi
75. 2013 Jolly LLB Ram Gopal Varma
74. 2013 Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga Puttan Pal
73. 2012 Bumboo Vincent Gomes
72. 2012 Be Careful Ram Khilawan Tiwari/Lobo
71. 2012 Delhi Safari
70. 2012 Khiladi 786 Jeevan
69. 2012 Son of Sardaar Club Owner
68. 2012 Hum Tum Shabana Munna Military (Manoj Tyage)
67. 2012 Joker Raja
66. 2011 Chatur Singh Two Star Lallanpur
65. 2011 Chala Mussaddi... Office Office Shukla
64. 2011 Bin Bulaye Baraati Hazari
63. 2011 Satrangee Parachute Daroga Pratap Sin
62. 2011 Utt Pataang Bolu
61. 2011 Kushal Mangal
60. 2011 Shaadii Ke Liiye Loan
59. 2011 Kya Karein Kya Na Karein
58. 2010 Phas Gaye Re Obama Bhai Sahab
57. 2010 Toonpur Ka Super Hero Shyam
56. 2010 Golmaal 3 Daga
55. 2010 The Camp Boss
54. 2010 Mar Jawan Gur Khake Mishra
53. 2010 Chase Haricharan Dubey
52. 2010 Pappu Can't Dance Saala Fast Food Vendor/owner
51. 2010 Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? Watchman
50. 2010 Hello Darling Dead Body
49. 2009 Thanks Maa Yusuf Charsi
48. 2009 Meri Padosan Vijay 'Viju' Pundit
47. 2009 Kya Time Hai Yaar
46. 2009 Khallballi!: Fun Unlimited
45. 2009 All the Best: Fun Begins RGV (Raghunandandas Goverdhandas Vakavle)
44. 2009 Love Khichdi Tambe
43. 2009 Sankat City Lingam
42. 2009 Meri Padosan
41. 2009 Ek: The Power of One Advocate Parminder 'Pammi' Singh
40. 2009 Aloo Chaat Chhadami
39. 2009 Jugaad Bakshi Jugaad
38. 2008 Golmaal Returns Subodh Mehra
37. 2008 Roadside Romeo Chhainu (voice)
36. 2008 C Kkompany Yadav
35. 2008 God Tussi Great Ho Murari
34. 2008 Tashan Misir
33. 2008 Krazzy 4 Traffic Inspector Dayanand Dubey
32. 2008 One Two Three Pinto Yadav
31. 2008 Rama Rama Kya Hai Drama Mishra
30. 2008 Halla Bol PA Mishra
29. 2007 Welcome Pandit
28. 2007 Dhamaal Babu Bhai
27. 2007 Bombay to Goa Bengali Sardar
26. 2007 Rangli Chunariya Tere Naam Daya Shankar
25. 2007 Anwar Director Anna
24. 2007 Guru Manager
23. 2006 Apna Sapna Money Money The real Sarju Maharaj Banerswala
22. 2006 Golmaal Babli
21. 2006 Tom, Dick, and Harry
20. 2006 Pyare Mohan Show Organiser Tommy
19. 2005 Bluffmaster! Jassi
18. 2005 Bunty Aur Babli Q. Q. Qureshi
17. 2005 Tango Charlie Friend
16. 2004 Plan Jaggi
15. 2004 Charas
14. 2003 Amma
13. 2003 Zameen Fareed
12. 2002 Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein Inspector Pandey
11. 2002 Saathiya Brij
10. 2002 Chhal Raja
9. 2001 Albela
8. 2001 Bagawat Ek Jung
7. 2000 Jung Jaggi
6. 2000 Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani Bomb Squad
5. 1998 Wajood Kanchan (camera operator)
4. 1998 Dil Se.. Terrorist
3. 1998 Satya Vitthal Manjrekar
2. 1996 Rajkumar
1. 1995 Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India! Harmonium Man

TV work-


Awarded in star screen awards 2011[edit]

  • Best Actor in a Comic Role (Male/Female)

-Sanjay Mishra (Phas Gaye Re Obama)

Awarded In Indian TV Honours Golden Globe awards 2011[edit]

  • Best Actor In a Comic Role (Male/Female)

-Sanjay Mishra (Phas gaye Re Obama)[6]

Nomination - Best Comedian[edit]

  • Zee Cine Awards - Phas Gaye Re Obama
  • Film fare awards - All The Best
  • Starscreen Awards - All The Best
  • Apsara awards - Aloo Chaat


  1. ^ "ESPN adopts Apple Singh as the face of the channel". Retrieved 2013-09-18. 
  2. ^ "Politics of comedy". Retrieved 2013-09-18. 
  3. ^ "Sanjay Mishra | Sanjay Mishra Latest News, Biography, Photos, Videos, Wiki, Forum". Retrieved 2013-04-14. 
  4. ^ a b "Playing lead is a big responsibility: Sanjay Mishra". The Indian Express. March 21, 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  5. ^ "Sanjay Mishra on why he takes up every role that comes his way". The Indian Express. March 20, 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  6. ^ "Welcome -". Retrieved 2013-04-14. 

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