B.N. Sharma

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

B.N. Sharma
ਬੀ.ਐੱਨ. ਸ਼ਰਮਾ
Born (1965-08-23) 23 August 1965 (age 53)
Years active1985–present

B.N. Sharma (Punjabi: ਬੀ.ਐੱਨ. ਸ਼ਰਮਾ) is a Punjabi actor.[1][2] He began his career in a Punjabi soap, Jeb Katre on Jalandhar Doordarshan and comedy serial Flop Show. He is known for his roles in such films as Mahaul Theek Hai, Jatt and Juliet and Carry On Jatta.[2]

Personal life[edit]

B.N. Sharma is a very well known actor in the Punjabi Film Industry with excellent dialogue delivery skills. He was born at his maternal grandparent's village, a family of Punjabi Hindus, Takhatgarh near Anandpur Sahib in Ropar district of Punjab. He was raised in Delhi in a family originally from Gujranwala, his parents wanted him to be an engineer. In 1972, he moved to Chandigarh and served in Punjab Police department for around 25 years along with pursuing a career in acting after developing a love for theater. During his service as a constable he completed 40-45 movies.[2]


He began his acting career with a negative character in Jalandhar Doordarshan's Punjabi soap Jeb Katre (Pocket Pickers) in 1985.[1][2] His first movie was Visakhi (1987), which was a hit. He acted as a recurring character in hit series Flop Show in 1989. He used to play the character named Desh Raj.He later starred in Mahaul Theek Hai (1999) and has appeared in over 70 Punjabi films. His recent hits include Jatt and Juliet, the quasi-sequel Jatt and Juliet 2 and Carry on Jatta.[1] Sharma won the Best Actor in a Comic Role award at the PTC Punjabi Film Awards.[2]

After becoming known for playing comedic characters Shampy Da Daddy and Inspector Sikander Singh Tiwana from blockbusters Jatt and Juliet and Carry on Jatta respectively, Sharma prepared for his role in Dil Sada Luteya Gaya, travelling to Jalandhar for the shoot. He has been acclaimed by directors for the perfection he puts in his work.

"I was so fascinated by acting that I wanted to become a part of it at any cost," Sharma told Punjabi Mania. "I remember when I was a kid (even before I started going school), I used to buy a flute from a balloon seller and play it. Now I realize that it was an art. As my father was quite rigid I had to take the extreme step and now with the hard work and love of all I am doing well."

During an interview with Punjabi Mania, Sharma also stated: "I just think that the Punjab government must do something fruitful for Punjabi cinema too like they are doing in promotion of sports which is a good thing too. Punjabi cinema is doing wonders now and our government must contribute something to make it internationally renowned." [1] Sharma will be next seen in Carry on Jatta 2

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Screened to perfection". HindustanTimes.com. Hindustan Times. 3 August 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b c d e "Know the man: B.N. Sharma". PunjabiMania.com. 5 December 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2013.

External links[edit]