Sanjay Mishra is an Indian Actor known for his works predominantly in Hindi Cinema and Television.
Sanjay Mishra's birthday is on the 6th of April. Sanjay Mishra was born in the year 1963. Sanjay Mishra's place of birth is Darbhanga, Bihar.
Sanjay Mishra's age is 59 as of 2022. Sanjay Mishra's Zodiac sign is Libra. Sanjay Mishra’s hometown is Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Sanjay Mishra is the son of Shambhu Nath Mishra, who was a civil servant. Sanjay Mishra has three siblings namely Sumit Mishra, Amit Mishra and Meenal Mishra. Sanjay Mishra is married to Kiran Mishra and has daughters named Pal Mishra and Lamha Mishra.
Sanjay Mishra’s school name is Kendriya Vidyalaya BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Sanjay Mishra’s college name is the National School of Drama, New Delhi. Sanjay Mishra’s educational qualification is graduate.
Sanjay Mishra made his movie debut in 1995 with the movie Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India! Sanjay Mishra’s debut as a director happened in the Film Pranaam Walekum (2015). Sanjay Mishra’s TV debut happened in the TV show Chanakya (1991).
Since then, Sanjay Mishra has worked in a number of movies which include Rajkumar, Dil Se, Satya, Jung, Saathiya, Chhal, Zameen, Plan and Charas. In 2005, Sanjay Mishra appeared in Bunty aur Babli, Tango Charlie and Bluffmaster. Sanjay Mishra was seen playing an important role in the movies Apna Sapna Money Money, Golmaal, Pyare Mohan, Welcome, Dhamaal, God Tussi Great Ho, One Two Three, Kya Time Hai Yaar, Love Khichdi, Golmaal 3, Pappu Can't Dance Saala, Khiladi 786, Son of Sardar, Joker, Boss, Jolly LLB, Saare Jahan Se Mehnga and Kick
Sanjay Mishra acted in the movies Bhoothnath Returns, Dilwale, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Kick 2, Masaan, Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Baaghi, Great Grand Masti, Golmaal Again, Baadshaho, Jolly LLB 2, Fryday, Jabariya Jodi, Total Dhamaal, Tanhaji, Bachchhan Pandey and many more such famous movies.
Sanjay Mishra has been an important part of the television industry as well. Sanjay Mishra was part of many commercials and small movie roles before he worked with Amitabh Bachchan in a Mirinda commercial. Sanjay Mishra made his television debut with the show Chanakya. After Chanakya, Sanjay Mishra appeared in a number of television shows like Kabhi Pass Kabhi Fail, Aahat, Just Mohabbat, Break Ke Baad, Office Office, CID, Lapataganj, Comedy Circus, Runaway Lugai and various other shows.
Sanjay Mishra was the director for Pranaam Walekum and Dhama Choukdhi. He even gave his voice for Pumbaa in The Lion King for the Hindi language audio.
Sanjay Mishra has won a number of prestigious awards. Sanjay Mishra was awarded the Filmfare Best Actor (Male) Award for his role in Ankhon Dekhi. Sanjay Mishra won the Jagran Film Festival's Best Actor for Ankhon Dekhi as well as Best Actor in a Supporting Role Award for Masaan. In 2016, he was awarded the Zee Cine Best Actor in a Supporting Role Award for his role in Masaan. Sanjay Mishra has been nominated for many such awards and won them.
Sanjay Mishra’s father worked for the Indian government's Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Sanjay Mishra’s grandpa worked as a District Magistrate and was a Civil Servant. Sanjay Mishra was born and raised in Varanasi. Sanjay Mishra’s grandmother, who used to sing for the Patna Radio Station, was his first influence. He used to spend his summer vacations with her as a kid. Sanjay Mishra father's passion for the arts motivated him to pursue a career in the arts. He struggled in school and twice failed class ten. Sanjay Mishra had heard good things about the National School of Drama and decided to enroll. Irrfan Khan was in his final year at NSD when he enrolled. Sanjay Mishra’s batchmate at the NSD was Tigmanshu Dhulia.
Sanjay Mishra migrated to Mumbai in 1991 after graduating from NSD. In Mumbai, Sanjay Mishra had to fight for his survival and was frequently forced to eat Vada Paav. Tigmanshu Dhulia offered him a television serial in the early 1990s. Sanjay Mishra became a fan of Ketan Mehta after seeing his cult film Mirch Masala and decided to be around him. On the first day of filming for the TV series Chanakya in 1991, Sanjay Mishra had to do more than 20 takes. Sanjay Mishra’s Apple Singh ads for ESPN Star Sports made him famous during the 1999 Cricket World Cup. After starring in the highly famous sitcom Office Office as Shukla, a crooked bureaucrat steeped in red tape, Sanjay Mishra became a household celebrity.
Critics praised Sanjay Mishra’s portrayal in the 2014 film Ankhon Dekhi, for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Critics). Sanjay Mishra also won the Best Actor Award at the Indian Film Festival, Los Angeles, in 2016 for the film Masaan.
Sanjay Mishra's Instagram ID is @imsanjaimishra. He has a huge amount of fan following on his Social Media Platforms. Sanjay Mishra's fans admire him for the roles he portrays on screen.