About Divyendu Sharma
Divyendu Sharma, a.k.a Munna Bhaiya, is a perfect example of hard work and dedication. Since his graduation, he wanted to pursue his career in acting and establish himself as a mainstream Bollywood actor.
Divyendu always had a knack for being a character actor where he attracts and charms the audience with his unusual but dazzling personality.
He started his career in Bollywood with Aaja Nachle. And, gained fame and recognition as Nishant/Liquid in Pyaar Ka Punchnama for which he received the Screen Award for Best Male Debut.
The breakthrough movement in his career was the sensational web series Mirzapur which starred Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Shweta Tripathi, Vikrant Massey, and Rasika Dugal in the lead roles. He played the role of Munna Tripathi which made him a household name. He brought a new life in the villainous role, which fans very much enjoyed.
He has also starred in various successful movies such as Chashme Baddoor, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, and Batti Gul Meter Chalu. Divyendu will star in the most awaited Indian film of the year, Brahmastra.
Biography of Divyendu Sharma
Name: Divyendu Sharma
Known As: Divyenndu/Munna Bhaiya
Nickname: Not Known
Known For: Played the role of Munna Tripathi in the commercially hit web series Mirzapur also starring Pankaj Tripathi, Isha Talwar and Rasika Dugal in lead roles. Also, played the role of Nishant Agarwal/Liquid in the movie Pyaar Ka Punchnama.
Date of Birth of Divyendu Sharma: 19 June 1983
Age of Divyendu Sharma: 38 years (as of 2021)
Height of Divyendu Sharma: 5ft 7inches/170 cm/1.70 m
Weight of Divyendu Sharma: 65 kg/143 lbs
Measurements: Chest – 38 inches
Waist – 30 inches
Biceps – 12 inches
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Zodiac Sign/Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Hometown: Delhi, India
Currently Living: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Known Languages: English, Hindi, and Punjabi
Net Worth of Divyendu Sharma: Rs. 10 Crores (approx.)
Marital Status: Married (Akanksha Sharma in 2012)
Favourite Actor: Om Puri and Anupam Kher
Controversies of Divyendu Sharma
1. In 2015, Divyendu, in an interview was asked about his views on the AIB Knockout Roast controversy, to which he commented that he did not have any issues with the roast. The main reason for the roast getting criticized is the generation gap because some people find it offensive and below the belt.
2. After the release of the Mirzapur Season 2 trailer; on Twitter #BoycottMirzapur2 started trending. When Divyendu was asked in an interview about his views regarding this to which he replied that the fan following of Mirzapur is large, it doesn’t affect them in any way.
He further mentioned that the trolls should not speak about the boycott out in the open as they may get beaten up by the Mirzapur fans.
Interesting Facts about Divyendu Sharma
1. He completed graduation from Kirori Mal College, the University of Delhi in B.A.(Hons.) Political Science.
2. He has a two-year diploma in acting from FTII, Pune.
3. In his earlier days as a model, he has featured in various ads consisting of Virgin Mobile, Birla Sun Life, and Fidelity Mutual Funds.
4. He debuted in Bollywood with Aaja Nachle as a supporting actor. This movie was a comeback movie for veteran actress Madhuri Dixit.
5. He also acted in Luv Ranjan’s romantic comedy movie Pyaar Ka Punchnama for which he won the Screen Award for Best Debut – Male.
6. His other notable movies include Chashme Baddoor, Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, and Batti Gul Meter Chalu.
7. He played the most notable character of Munna Bhaiya in the hit web series Mirzapur and has acted in the thriller web series Bicchoo Ka Khel.
8. In 2019, he deliberately removed his surname ‘Sharma’ due to numerological reasons and further mentioned that it instigates caste divisions.
9. He won the 2019 iReel Awards for Best Supporting Actor (Male) for Mirzapur.
10. He; will be seen in the upcoming Indian superhero film Brahmāstra directed by Ayan Mukerji. The film also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, and Alia Bhatt in lead roles.
Affairs of Divyendu Sharma
- Akanksha Sharma – Divyendu met Akanksha in college, they soon became best friends and fell in love later. Both got married in the year 2012.
Family of Divyendu Sharma
Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
Brother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
Social Media Profiles
1. Instagram: @divyenndu
2. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/idivyendusharma/
3. Twitter: @divyenndu
Education/Qualification of Divyendu Sharma
College: Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi (Graduation – B.A. (Hons.) Political Science)
FTII, Pune (2 Year Diploma in Acting)