Krushna Abhishek on Comedy Circus sets
30 May 1983
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Other names||Krishna Abhishek, Krushna Abhishek, Krushna, Krishna|
|Occupation||Actor, stand-up comedian, tv host and reality tv personality|
|Spouse(s)||Kashmira Shah (m. 2012–present)|
|Relatives||See Govinda family|
Abhishek Sharma (born 30 May 1983), popularly known by his screen name Krushna Abhishek, is an Indian film actor and extreme comedian. He got appreciation for his work in films like Bol Bachchan and Entertainment (2014). He is also a dancer and has participated in numerous dance reality shows, including, Nach Baliye (Season 3) (2007) and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 4) (2010). As a stand up comedian, he made name after he participated in successive Comedy Circus seasons, Comedy Circus 2 (2008) and was a wild card entry in Comedy Circus 3 (2009) with Sudesh Lehri, apart from Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo (2010) and Jubilee Comedy Circus (2011).
He made his film debut with Yeh Kaisi Mohabbat Hai (2002), and went to act in films like Hum Tum Aur mother in 2005, Jahan Jaaeyega Hamen Paaeyega (2007), and Aur Pappu Pass Ho Gaya in the same year. Later he shifted to Bhojpuri films. He played the lead in the TV series, Sautela (Doordarshan) in 2007.
He participated in various seasons of stand up comedy show, Comedy Circus, including, Comedy Circus 2 (2008), Comedy Circus 3 (2009), where he was a wild card entry in Comedy Circus 3 (2009) with Sudesh Lehri.
He participated in the celebrity couple dance-reality shows, starting with Nach Baliye (Season 3) (2007), and Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar (2008) along with girl friend Kashmira Shah and eventually won the latter. He also appeared in a similar show, Jalwa Four 2 Ka 1 (2008). In 2010, he participated in dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 4) with choreograph Robin Merchant. Previously he had also appeared as a judge in the reality dance show on DD National, Krazzy Kiya Re, along with Sudha Chandran.
- Feature films
|2002||Yeh Kaisi Mohabbat Hai||Hindi|
|Enge Enadhu Kavithai||Krishna||Tamil|
|Tohar Pyar Chahi||Bhojpuri|
|Poojiha Charan Maai Baap Ke||Bhojpuri|
|Kahan Jaiba Najaria Churai Ke||Bhojpuri|
|Kahe Bansuriya Bajaye||Bhojpuri|
|Gehri Chaal (unreleased)||Hindi|
|London Wali Se Neha Lagai Bo||Bhojpuri|
|Mumbai Che Pahune||Marathi|
|Jahan Jaaeyega Hamen Paaeyega||Tony||Hindi|
|Aur Pappu Paas Ho Gaya||Pappu / Prince of Trikamgarh||Hindi|
|Sajnwa Anadi Sajania Khiladi||Bhojpuri|
|Pyaar Ke Rang Hazaar||Rahul||Hindi|
|Ayi Ayi Yaa Karoon Main Kya||Hindi|
|De Da Piritiya Udhaar||Bhojpuri|
|Gawanwa Le Ja Raja Ji||Bhojpuri|
|Rang Barse Ganga Kinaar||Bhojpuri|
|8 PM: A Murder Mystery||Inspector Raja||Hindi|
|2009||Hamar Rajau Daroga No. 1||Bhojpuri|
|2012||Bol Bachchan||Ravi Shastri||Hindi|
|2016||Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3||Mickey||Hindi|
|2018||Teri Bhabhi Hai Pagle||Raj Chopra||Hindi|
- Television series
|1996||Just Mohabbat||Vishal||Comedy-drama||Sony TV|
|2007||Nach Baliye 3||Himself (contestant)||Reality||STAR Plus|
|2008||Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar||Himself||Reality||Sony TV|
|2008–2014||Comedy Circus||Himself||Standup Comedy/Sketch comedy|
|2008||Jalwa Four 2 Ka 1||Himself (contestant)||Reality||9X|
|Krazzy Kiya Re||Himself (as judge)||Reality||DD National|
|2010||Comedy Ka Daily Soap||Host/Presenter||Standup Comedy||Sony TV|
|Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4||Himself (contestant||Reality||with Robin Merchant (dance partner and choreographer)|
|2011||Love Lock Up||Himself||Reality||Bindass||Season 1, Episode 5|
|2014||Boogie Woogie Kids Championship||Himself (celebrity dance partner)||Reality||Sony TV||Teen Ka Tadka episode|
|Gangs of Haseepur||Contestant||Sketch Comedy||Zee TV|
|Mad In India||Host/Presenter||Sketch Comedy||Star Plus||Episodes 12 and 13|
|MAX Fully Deewana Contest||Various roles||Parody||Sony MAX|
|Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega||Host/Presenter||Reality||Sony TV||Season 5|
|Badi Door Se Aaye Hain||Jugnu||Comedy, Drama, sitcom, Action, Fantasy||SAB TV||Guest appearance in episode 44 to promote Entertainment (2014 film)|
|2014–15||Comedy Classes||Various Characters||Sketch Comedy||Life OK|
|2015||Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah||Host/Presenter||Game Show||&TV|
|Zee Rishtey Awards||Host||Award show||Zee tv|
|SANSUI Colors Stardust Awards||Host||Award show||Colors TV|
|2015–2017||Comedy Nights Bachao||Host and various characters||Roast Comedy|
|2016||Comedy Nights Live||Pappu Singh||Sketch Comedy|
|Colors Golden Petal Awards||Host||Award show|
|2016–present||OMG! Yeh Mera India||Host/Presenter||Factual television||History TV18|
|2017||India Banega Manch||Host/Presenter||Game Show||Colors TV|
|2017–2018||The Drama Company||Various characters||Sketch Comedy||Sony TV|
|2017||Aadat Se Majboor||Bunty Sharma||Comedy-Drama||SAB TV||Guest appearance|
Awards and honours
- Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role (2014) for Comedy Circus
- Indian Television Academy Award for Popular Comedy-Duo (2015) with Sudesh Lehri for Comedy Circus
- BIG Star Most Entertaining Jury/Host (TV)-Non Fiction (2015) with Bharti Singh for Comedy Nights Bachao
- "Krushna Abhishek's 30th birthday party". India Times. 31 May 2013. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
- "TV actors dominate Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4". Times of India. 8 December 2010. Archived from the original on 12 December 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Shekhar Suman, Renuka Shahane among 'Jhalak..' participants". Indian Express. 8 December 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- Joshi, Nitin (12 February 2007). "Pro-file:Krishna Abhishek". Indian Express. Archived from the original on 5 May 2007. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "'We are in a deep relationship'". DNA. 18 January 2007. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Nach Baliye 3 ready to hit screens". CNN-IBN. 20 September 2007. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Shall we dance?". The Telegraph. 26 August 2007. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Ankita out of 'Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa'". Times of India. 17 February 2011. Retrieved 12 February 2011.[dead link]
- "What's next for Kash-Krushna?". The Times of India. TNN. 7 February 2011. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Priyanka Chopra: On love". Times of India. 4 February 2011. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Priyanka plays peacemaker between Krishna, Kashmera". NDTV. Archived from the original on 6 February 2011. Retrieved 12 February 2011.