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Piyush Mishra

Piyush Mishra is a very famous Indian Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Music Director, Singer and Scriptwriter. He started his career by working in theatre in Delhi. Later, he established himself as a theatre director, actor, lyricist and singer.

Personal Life

Piyush was born on 13 January 1963 in Gwalior. He is 59 years old (as of 2022). His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He completed his primary schooling from Carmel Convent School, Gwalior. Piyush later moved to Gwalior’s JC Mills Higher Secondary School. He took the entrance test to the National School of Drama, New Delhi in 1983, not with any particular desire to study but to get out of Gwalior. Thereafter he moved to Delhi, and joined National School of Drama, graduating in 1986.

Piyush was born in a Brahmin family in Gwalior to Pratap Kumar Sharma. He was later adopted by his father’s eldest sister Taradevi Mishra, who had no children. Later, his family moved into his aunt’s house. He married Priya Narayanan in 1995, whom he met in 1992 while directing a play at the School of Planning and Architecture. The couple is blessed with two children.

Bio of Piyush Mishra

NamePiyush Mishra
Date of birth13 January 1963
Age (as of 2022)59 years
Eye colourDark brown
Hair colourWhite
Weight60 kg
ProfessionActor, poet, singer, music director
HobbiesSinging, writing poem
Marital statusMarried


Piyush started his career as a theatre actor in Delhi. He, after few years, moved to Mumbai and got a chance to act in a television series, Rajdhani (1989). Mishra made his debut as a film actor with Mani Ratnam’s “Dil Se..” in 1998. After that, he started writing lyrics with the film, Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar in 2002, and subsequently wrote for Black Friday (2004), Aaja Nachle and Tashan.

Piyush Mishra

In 2014, he acted in the film The Shaukeens, along with Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Lisa Haydon in the lead role. Also, he acted and wrote lyrics of some songs for the movie Gangs of Wasseypur.

Piyush Mishra

Piyush has been featured in many web series also like Salt City, Illegal, Matsaya Kaand and more. Some of his movies are Happy Bhaag jayegi, Pink, Sanju, Tamasha etc.


Favourite hobbyWriting poems
Favourite directorsAnurag Kashyap, Tigmanshu Dhulia
Favourite colourWhite

Awards and achievements

  • Zee Cine Awards in 2003 for Best Dialogue of The Legend of Bhagat Singh
  • Stardust award in 2010  Standout Performance by a Music Director: Gulaal

Net worth

The net worth of Piyush is estimated to be about 5 million approx (as of 2022). The primary source of his income comes from acting, song writing and brand promotions.

Some unknown facts about him

  • He was addicted to alcohol when he had joined the theater group ‘Act One’ in 1990.
  • He changed his name from Priyakant Sharma because he didn’t wanted his parents to know about his passion for acting.
  • Piyush Mishra got a cameo role in director Mani Ratnam’s film ‘Dil Se’ after his friend, casting director, Tigmanshu Dhuliya recommended him.
  • On Instagram, he is followed by 212k people.
  • Piyush sang one of the memorable Coke studio songs, Husna in season 2.
  • He wrote his first poem “Zinda ho tum”, when he was in 8th grade.
Who is Piyush Mishra?

Piyush Mishra is a very famous Indian Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Music Director, Singer and Scriptwriter.

What is his real name?

His real name is Priyakant Sharma.

What is the net worth of Piyush Sharma?

The net worth of Piyush Sharma is estimated to be about 5 million approx (as of 2022).

What is the name of Piyush Sharma’s wife?

The name of his wife is Priya Narayanan.

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