Divyenndu

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Divyenndu
Born
Divyenndu Sharma

(1983-06-19) 19 June 1983 (age 36)[1]
Delhi, India[1]
NationalityIndian
Alma materKirori Mal College FTII, Pune
OccupationFilm Actor
Years active2011–present

Divyenndu (born Divyendu Sharma;[2] 19 June 1983) is an Indian film actor best known for his roles of Nishant aka Liquid in Pyar Ka Punchnama and Narayan Sharma in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. His role of Tripathi in the film Batti Gul Meter Chalu and Munna in 2018 Amazon Prime Video series Mirzapur are well appreciated too.

Early life and background[edit]

Divyenndu was born on 19 June 1983 in Delhi. He is a graduate in political science from Delhi University's Kirori Mal College. He has three years of theatre experience in Delhi after which he pursued a two year diploma in acting from FTII, Pune. He was previously seen in a number of ads for brands like Virgin Mobile, Birla Sun Life and Fidelity Mutual Funds.[3][1][4]

Career[edit]

He first appeared in a side role in Madhuri Dixit's comeback movie Aaja Nach Le. His debut Bollywood movie was Pyar Ka Punchnama where he played a character called Liquid.[5][6] For his role in the film, he won the Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Male. He also played the role of the poet Omi in David Dhawan's remake of Chashme Baddoor.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Pyaar Ka Punchnama Nishant "Liquid" Agarwal Screen Award for Best Male Debut
2013 Chashme Baddoor Omkar "Omi" Sharma
2014 Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami Subhash Joshi
2015 Dilliwali Zaalim Girlfriend Dhruv
2017 Toilet: Ek Prem Katha Narayan Sharma
2016 The End Sunny
2018 Batti Gul Meter Chalu Sundar Mohan Tripathi
2019 Badnaam Gali Randeep Singh Sodhi
Kanpuriye Vijay Hotstar Specials Film
2020 Brahmastra Poulomi's husband

Web Series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2018–present Mirzapur Phulchand Tripathi aka Munna Bhaiya iReel Award for Best Supporting Actor

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Liquid in Chashme Baddoor remake". The Times of India. 3 December 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  2. ^ Tulsiani, Kriti (26 May 2019). "EXCLUSIVE| Divyenndu on dropping his surname, playing Liquid in Pyaar Ka Punchnama and wishlist of directors". Times Now. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  3. ^ "When love packs in a Punch". The Indian Express. 31 May 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Divyenndu on a roll". The Times of India. 4 June 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Biography of Divyendu Sharma". gomolo.com.
  6. ^ "Best of the Year 2011 in Bollywood". DNA India. 3 January 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Head Start". India Today. 6 February 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2015.

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