Divyenndu Sharma Biography, Career, & Interesting Facts

Divyendu Sharma, better known by his stage name Divyendu, is an Indian film actor best known for his roles in the web series Mirzapur seasons 1 and 2.

He started his acting career with the movie Aaja Nachle in 2007, Since then he has acted in many films, the details of which are given below, then in 2016 he worked in a web series called Permanent Roommate.

In Nov 2018, After Mirzapur his fame increased tremendously, many memes also started appearing on his dialogues.

In 2011, Divyendu won Screen Award for Best Male Debut for outstanding performance in Pyaar Ka Punchnama.

In 2019 he won Best Actor in a short film for Fatafat.

Divyendu Sharma
Divyendu Sharma (Source via Sksbiography)

Read on to know more about him!

Born and Family

He was born in a Hindu household on June 19, 1983, and raised in Delhi. He acquired a two-year certificate in acting from FTII, Pune, after graduating from Kirorimal College (Delhi University) with a bachelor’s degree in political science.

He struggled in school and only received 49 per cent on his X class tests. As a result, he chose Arts instead of Science, and he began to take an interest in his studies, passing the XII standard examinations with an 84 per cent grade.

During his difficult times, his older sister morally and financially aided him in pursuing his ambition of being an actor. He has a wife named Akanksha Dahiya.

In 2019, Divyendu removed his surname, citing numerology and his opinion that it is critical to eliminate caste barriers in a society like India. On the other hand, his official documents use his entire name.

Personal Information

Real NameDivyendu Sharma
ProfessionActor
Date of Birth19 June 1983
Age (as in 20178)35 Years
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
NationalityIndia
HometownDelhi, India
College/UniversityKirori Mal College, Delhi University, Delhi

 

FTII, Pune, Maharashtra

Educational QualificationsGraduate in Political Science

 

Diploma in Acting

DebutFilm: Aaja Nachle (2007)

Web Series: Permanent Roommates (2016)
FamilyFather– Not Known (Retd. Employee of Hotel Janpath)

 

Mother– Not Known

Brother– Not Known

Sister– 1 (Elder)

ReligionHinduism
Favourite ActorsOm Puri, Anupam Kher
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseAkanksha Dahiya
ChildrenSon– None

Daughter– None

Net Worth 2-3 Million US Dollars
Associated ActsMadhuri Dixit, Irfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi, Rasika Dugal
Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Etc.
LabelsYash raj Films, Amazon Prime Videos, AltBalaji, ZEE5

Hotstar Specials film

Physical Description

Height (approx.)5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)65 kg
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Skin ComplexionFair

Career

In 2007, He made his debut as a supporting actor in Madhuri Dixit‘s comeback film Aaja Nachle. in 2011, Pyar Ka Punchnama was his first Bollywood film, in which he played the role of Liquid.

For his part in the film, he received the Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Male. David Dhawan also played the poet Omi in David Dhawan‘s adaptation of Chashme Baddoor.

In 2016, he started his career in web series with Permanent Roommates.

In 2018, he limelight with a web series named Mirzapur.

People loved this web series so much that many world records of the web series were broken, people started getting to know Divyendu Sharma by the name of Munna Tripathi, memes started appearing on Divyendu dialogues too.

Mirzapur web series’s poster

So far he has done a lot of movies and web series which are recorded in the tables below.

Film

YearTitleRole
2007Aaja NachleMLA’s son
2011Pyaar Ka PunchnamaNishant “Liquid” Agarwal
2013Chashme BaddoorOmkar “Omi” Sharma
2014Ekkees Toppon Ki SalaamiSubhash Joshi
2015Dilliwali Zaalim GirlfriendDhruv
2017Toilet: Ek Prem KathaNarayan “Naru ” Sharma
2016 The EndSunny
2018Batti Gul Meter ChaluSundar Mohan Tripathi
2019Badnaam GaliRandeep Singh Sodhi
KanpuriyeVijay
2019Odd CouplePiyush
2020ShukranuInder
BrahmastraKartikeya (Poulomi’s husband)

Web series

YearTitleRoleNotes
2016Permanent RoommatesCameoSeason 2 Episode 4
2018MirzapurPhoolchand “Munna” TripathiStreaming on Amazon Prime Video
2019Fatafat Short Film on ZEE5
2020Bicchoo Ka KhelAkhil ShrivastavStreaming now on AltBalaji and ZEE5

Interesting Things

  • He is an Animal Lover.
  • He is a gym and yoga lover.
  • In 2019 he won Best Actor in a short film for Fatafat.
  • In 2011, Divyendu won Screen Award for Best Male Debut for outstanding performance in Pyaar Ka Punchnama.
  • He struggled in school and only received 49 per cent on his X class tests. As a result, he chose Arts instead of Science, and he began to take an interest in his studies, passing the XII standard examinations with an 84 per cent grade.
  • He was born in Delhi, India, on June 19, 1983.
  • He earned a two-year certificate in acting from FTII, Pune, after graduating from Kirorimal College (Delhi University) with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
  • During his difficult times, his older sister morally and financially supported him in pursuing his ambition of being an actress.
  • He is most recognised for his debut role in ‘Pyar Ka Punchnama‘ as ‘Liquid.’
  • His first appearance in front of the camera was for the Virgin Mobile Ad series, in which he was disguised as a Sikh. Those advertisements, however, were prohibited.
  • Divyendu Sharma played Munna Bhaiya (Kaleen’ Son) in the Mirzapur Web Series.

Social Media Contacts

PlatformUsernameLinks
FacebookidivyendusharmaClick here
InstagramdivyennduClick here
TwitterdivyennduClick here
GmailNA
Contact No.NA

Photo Album

References

  • Social Media
  • Interview with his kith & Kins

Websites

  • en.wikipedia.org
  • timesofindia.indiatimes.com
  • in.bookmyshow.com
  • www.zee5.com

Interview Links

  • 4 Dec 2018, The Complete Interview with Team Mirzapur by RJ Harshit on Redio City India
  • Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal & Divyendu Sharma OPEN UP about their INTRIGUING characters in MIRZAPUR (2018) on bollywoodhungama.com
  • Story Behind Mirzapur | Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Divyendu Sharma, Shweta Tripathi (2018) on viralbollywood
  • Sunday Brunch With Munna Bhaiya aka Divyenndu X Kamiya Jani (Dec 2020) on Curly Tales
  • The Bombay Journey ft. Divyenndu – EP26 (Jan 2021) on Mashable India
  • 2021, EVERY FLATMATE NEEDS TO HEAR THIS on Tanmay Bhatt

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