Divyenndu

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Divyenndu
Trailer and poster launch of ‘2016 The End’ 05.jpg
Divyenndu at trailer The End.
Born
Divyenndu Sharma

(1983-06-19) 19 June 1983 (age 39)[1]
Delhi, India[1]
NationalityIndian
Alma materKirori Mal College
FTII, Pune
OccupationFilm Actor
Years active2007–present

Divyendu Sharma (born 19 June 1983), mononymously known as Divyenndu,[2] is an Indian film actor best known for his roles of Nishant aka Liquid in Pyar Ka Punchnama, Narayan Sharma in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Tripathi in the film Batti Gul Meter Chalu and Munna Bhaiya in Amazon Prime Video series Mirzapur.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Divyendu, was born on 19 June 1983 in Delhi. He is a graduate in political science from Delhi University's Kirori Mal College. He has three years of theatre experience in Delhi after which he pursued a two-year diploma in acting from FTII, Pune. He was previously seen in a number of ads for brands like Virgin Mobile, Birla Sun Life and Fidelity Mutual Funds.[3][1][4]

In 2019, Divyendu dropped his surname citing numerology as well as a his belief that in a country like India, it's important to remove the many caste divisions. His official documents, however, use his full name.[2]

Career[edit | edit source]

He first appeared in a side role in Madhuri Dixit's comeback movie Aaja Nachle. His debut Bollywood movie was Pyar Ka Punchnama where he played a character called Liquid.[5][6] For his role in the film, he won the Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Male. He also played the role of the poet Omi in David Dhawan's remake of Chashme Baddoor.[7]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Film[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Aaja Nachle MLA's son
2011 Pyaar Ka Punchnama Nishant "Liquid" Agarwal Screen Award for Best Male Debut
2013 Chashme Baddoor Omkar "Omi" Sharma
2014 Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami Subhash Joshi
2015 Dilliwali Zaalim Girlfriend Dhruv
2017 Toilet: Ek Prem Katha Narayan "Naru " Sharma
2016 The End Sunny
2018 Batti Gul Meter Chalu Sundar Mohan Tripathi
2019 Badnaam Gali Randeep Singh Sodhi
Kanpuriye Vijay Hotstar Specials Film
2019 Odd Couple Piyush
2020 Shukranu Inder on ZEE5[8]
Brahmastra Kartikeya (Poulomi's husband) Filming

Web Series[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Permanent Roommates Cameo Season 2 Episode 4
2018–2020 Mirzapur Phoolchand “Munna” Tripathi iReel Award for Best Supporting Actor
2019 Fatafat Short Film on ZEE5
2020 Bicchoo Ka Khel Akhil Shrivastav Streaming now on AltBalaji and ZEE5[9]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Liquid in Chashme Baddoor remake". The Times of India. 3 December 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Tulsiani, Kriti (26 May 2019). "EXCLUSIVE| Divyenndu on dropping his surname, playing Liquid in Pyaar Ka Punchnama and wishlist of directors". Times Now. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  3. "When love packs in a Punch". The Indian Express. 31 May 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  4. "Divyenndu on a roll". The Times of India. 4 June 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  5. "Divyenndu on his journey from Pyaar Ka Punchnama to Mirzapur: 'Artists only work for their own happiness'". Firstpost. 19 November 2020. Retrieved 20 November 2020.
  6. "Best of the Year 2011 in Bollywood". DNA India. 3 January 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  7. "Head Start". India Today. 6 February 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  8. "Promo of Divyendu Sharma, Shweta Basu Prasad Starrer Shukranu Released". News18. 22 January 2020. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  9. "Bicchoo ka Khel: Mirzapur ke Munna Bhaiya ka Banarasi version - Dekhiye Trailer". Weboblivion | Cinema News, Movies, Webseries & Much More. Retrieved 28 October 2020.

External links[edit | edit source]

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