Sanjay Mishra (actor)
Sanjay Mishra in 2012
October 6, 1963 |
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, director|
Sanjay Mishra (born 1963) is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Hindi cinema and Television. An alumnus of National School of Drama, He made his acting debut with the 1995 film Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India!. He then followed it up with hits such as Rajkumar (1996) and Satya (1998). He has appeared as Apple Singh, an "icon" used by ESPN Star Sports during the 1999 Cricket World Cup. In 2015, He received the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for his performance in Ankhon Dekhi 
Early life and background
Sanjay was born in 1963 into a Hindu family in Patna, Bihar. On his Birth famous actor Biswajeet was there to gave him his blessings. His father, Shambhu Nath Mishra, was a journalist. After finishing his bachelor's degree, he joined National School of Drama and graduated in 1989.
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 Television 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 released movie was Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India! in 1995 in which he played a small part as a harmonium player.
As television actor and comedian
He later acted in Satya and Dil Se which helped him in securing the role of Shukla, a corrupt Paan-loving employee, in the famous Television Sitcom Office Office. For next few years he acted mainly in TV serials before moving to films completely. He left Television Serials 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 multi-starer big banner films before getting nationwide popularity for his role as RGV in All the Best: Fun Begins and Phas Gaye Re Obama.
His dialogue "Dhondu Just Chill" and hilarious comic timing in One Two Three gained him wide recognition. His latest release Ankhon Dekhi proved him as a serious actor. His forthcoming releases are Bhoothnath Returns, Kick and Dum Laga Ke Haisha. Though Mishra had serious roles in films like Zameen, Charas,Plana and Satya yet he is known for his comic acts.
As a Film actor
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 Dipraj Rana and 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 played critically acclaimed role of male protagonist in the film Ankhon Dekhi directed by Rajat Kapoor. Mishra won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for his role as Bauji, the protagonist of the film.
- Jagran Film Awards 2014
- Best Actor(Male)
-Sanjay Mishra (Ankhon Dekhi)
- Star Screen Awards
- 2014 - Best Actor
-Sanjay Mishra (Ankhon Dekhi)
- 2010 - Best Actor in a Comic Role (Male/Female)
-Sanjay Mishra (Phas Gaye Re Obama)
- Indian TV Honours Golden Globe awards 2011
- Best Actor In a Comic Role (Male/Female) - Sanjay Mishra (Phas gaye Re Obama)
|2015||Fly Away Solo Masaan||Pandit ji|
|2015||Bankey Ki Crazy Baraat|
|2015||Dhondooss Just Chill|
|2015||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||Chandrabhan Tiwari|
|2015||Chal Guru Ho Jaa Shuru|
|2015||Objection My God||Chitra/Gupt|
|2014||Zed Plus (2014 film)||Hidayatulla|
|2014||Spark (2014 film)|
|2014||Kick||Ramavtaar Rathi (Senior Inspector)|
|2014||Chal Bhaag||Tata Singh|
|2014||Bhoothnath Returns||Gabdi Kumar|
|2014||Ankhon Dekhi||Raje Bauji|
|2013||War Chhod Na Yaar||Commander Khan|
|2013||Phata Poster Nikla Hero||Jogi|
|2013||Janta V/S Janardan - Bechara Aam Aadmi|
|2013||Singh Sahab the Great||Murli|
|2013||Choron Ki Baaraat||Bhaiya Ji|
|2013||Ammaa Ki Boli||Rukmi|
|2013||Jolly LLB||Ram Gopal Varma|
|2013||Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga||Puttan Pal|
|2012||Be Careful||Ram Khilawan Tiwari/Lobo|
|2012||Son of Sardaar||Club Owner|
|2012||Hum Tum Shabana||Munna Military (Manoj Tyage)|
|2011||Chatur Singh Two Star||Lallanpur|
|2011||Chala Mussaddi... Office Office||Shukla|
|2011||Bin Bulaye Baraati||Hazari|
|2011||Satrangee Parachute||Daroga Pratap Sin|
|2011||Shaadii Ke Liiye Loan|
|2011||Kya Karein Kya Na Karein|
|2010||Phas Gaye Re Obama||Bhai Sahab|
|2010||Toonpur Ka Super Hero||Shyam|
|2010||Mar Jawan Gur Khake||Mishra|
|2010||Pappu Can't Dance Saala||Fast Food Vendor/owner|
|2010||Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?||Watchman|
|2010||Hello Darling||Dead Body|
|2009||Thanks Maa||Yusuf Charsi|
|2009||Naughty at 40|
|2009||Meri Padosan||Vijay 'Viju' Pundit|
|2009||Kya Time Hai Yaar|
|2009||Khallballi!: Fun Unlimited|
|2009||All the Best: Fun Begins||RGV (Raghunandandas Goverdhandas Vakavle)|
|2009||Ek: The Power of One||Advocate Parminder 'Pammi' Singh|
|2008||Golmaal Returns||Subodh Mehra|
|2008||Roadside Romeo||Chhainu (voice)|
|2008||God Tussi Great Ho||Murari|
|2008||Krazzy 4||Traffic Inspector Dayanand Dubey|
|2008||One Two Three||Pinto - Yadav's goon|
|2008||Rama Rama Kya Hai Drama||Mishra|
|2008||Halla Bol||as Sanjay Mishra|
|2007||Welcome||as Sanjay Mishra|
|2007||Bombay to Goa||Cameraman|
|2007||Rangli Chunariya Tere Naam||Daya Shankar|
|2006||Apna Sapna Money Money||The real Sarju Maharaj Banerswala|
|2006||Tom, Dick, and Harry|
|2005||Bunty Aur Babli||Q. Q. Qureshi|
|2002||Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein||Inspector Pandey|
|2001||Bagawat Ek Jung|
|2000||Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani||Bomb Squad|
|1998||Wajood||Kanchan (camera operator)|
|1995||Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India!||Harmonium Man|
- Chanakya (TV series) 1991
- Sorry Meri Lorry 1995
- Kabhi Paas Kabhi Fail 1996
- Naya Daur 1996
- Hum Bambai Nai Jayenge 1997
- Bhawron Ne Phool Khilaya 1998
- Gharwali Baharwali 1999
- Break Ke Baad 1999
- Just Mohhabbat 1998
- Hip Hip Hurray 1999
- Chanakya 1991
- Office Office 2000
- Ram Khilawan And Family 2002
- Public Hai Sab Jaanti Hai 2003
- Line of Control 2002
- Naya Office Office 2004
- Mohalla Mohabbat Wala 2005
- Aahat 2001
- CID 2001
- Lapataganj 2008
- Woh Dus Din 2003
- Comedy Circus 2008
- Baat Ek Raat Ki 2004
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