Piyush Mishra Age, Height, Weight, Wife & Bio

  • Piyush Mishra is definitely one of the most talented artists in the entire Indian film industry. Piyush Mishra is not only an amazing actor in movies, but Piyush Mishra is also a renowned theater actor, director, scriptwriter, music director, lyricist and a singer as well.

    Piyush Mishra is one of the rare gems amongst artists whose unconventional character and music showcase the true talent of Indian artists. After qualifying from the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi, Piyush Mishra entered the Hindi theater scene in Delhi in the 1980s where he soon established himself as a multi-talented artist – becoming an acclaimed theater actor, director, lyricist as well as a renowned singer.

    Soon after his entry in Bollywood, Piyush Mishra gave one of his acting career’s first memorable performance in 2003 and established himself as a powerful actor in Bollywood too.

    About Piyush Mishra


    Real NamePriyakant Sharma
    Date of Birth13th January 1963
    Age (as in July 2018)
    55 years
    Place of Birth
    Graduate in Acting from National School of Drama (New Delhi)

    Physical Stats

    5 ft 4"
    (163 cm) approximately
    132 lbs
    (60 kg)
    Hair Color
    Eye Color
    Dark Brown

    Family & Relationships

    FatherPratap Kumar Sharma
    MotherTaradevi Sharma
    Marital StatusMarried
    WifePriya Narayanam


    Actor/Director/Scriptwriter/Lyricist/Music Director/Singer
    Famous for
    ACTOR - Maqbool (2003), Gulaal (2009), Tere Bin Laden (2010), Bhindi Bazaar, Rockstar (2011), Gangs of Wasseypur-1,2 (2012), Revolver Rani (2013), Tere Bin Laden: Dead Or Alive (2016), Sanju (2018)
    LYRICIST - Black Friday (2007), Gulaal (2009), Gangs of Wasseypur - 1,2 (2012)
    The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002), Ghajini (2008), Agneepath (2012)
    SINGER - 'Aarambh Hai Prachand', 'Duniya' Jab Sheher Hamara (Gulaal - 2009), 'Ik Bagal', 'Aabroo' (Gangs of Wasseypur-1,2 - 2012) 'Barghad Ke Pedo Pe Shakhe' (Jalpari - 2012)
    MUSIC COMPOSER - Gulaal (2009), Lahore (2010), Gangs of Wasseypur - 1,2 (2012), Jalpari (2012)
    First Movie
    Maqbool (2003)

    Likes & Dislikes

    Favorite DirectorsAnurag Kashyap and Tigmanshu Dhuliya
    Singing, acting and traveling
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    Piyush Mishra has established himself as one of the most diversely talented artist in the Indian film industry and Hindi theater scene. As powerful as his acting performances are in his films, Piyush Mishra is also one of the most talented theater and film directors, apart from being renowned for his intricate lyrics, music compositions and singing style.

    Piyush Mishra’s age is 55 years, as Piyush Mishra was born on 13th of January, 1963, in Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh). Piyush Mishra’s was named Priyakant Sharma by his father, Pratap Kumar Sharma and mother, Taradevi Sharma. Piyush Mishra’s height is 5 ft 4 cinhes (163 cm) while Piyush Mishra’s weight is 60 kg (132 lbs).

    After graduating in acting from the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi Piyush Mishra entered the Hindi theater industry in Delhi. Within a decade, Piyush Mishra had established himself as a renowned theater actor, director, singer and songwriter in theater. After entering the Bollywood film industry, Piyush Mishra soon became popular for his acting skills on the big screen as well.

    Piyush Mishra’s wife is Priya Narayanan, an architect, whom he married in 1995. Piyush Mishra has two sons – Josh Mishra and Jai Mishra. In his spare time, Piyush Mishra’s hobbies include singing, writing and traveling.

    Piyush Mishra has won three awards for his multiple talents as an artist. Piyush Mishra won the Zee Cine Awards’ Best Dialogue award for ‘The Legend of Bhagat Singh’ (2003). Later, Piyush Mishra won the Stardust Awards’ Standout Performance by a Music Director award for ‘Gulaal’ (2009). Along with these, Piyush Mishra also won the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival’s Best Actor award for his role in ‘The Playback Singer’ (2014).

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    Interesting Facts About Piyush Mishra

    • It is not known whether Piyush Mishra is a smoker, however he did struggle with alcoholism till a few years ago but does not drink alcohol now.
    • Piyush Mishra changed his name from Priyakant Sharma in order to avoid his parents from knowing his passion for acting, as they wanted him to focus more on his studies.
    • Piyush Mishra got a cameo role in director Mani Ratnam’s ‘Dil Se’ after his friend, casting director, Tigmanshu Dhuliya recommended him.
    • Having struggled with alcoholism, Piyush Mishra is greatly thankful for the unmovable support she gave him through his dark days.


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