Piyush Mishra – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Piyush Mishra Indian Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Music Director, Singer, Scriptwriter

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)
Weight 60 kg (132 lbs)
Hair Color White
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nickname Piyush
Gender Male
Age 61 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 13 January 1963
Full Name Piyush Mishra
Profession Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Music Director, Singer, Scriptwriter
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Religion Hinduism
Published on August 18, 2018 on 11:25 AM
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Piyush Mishra is an Indian film and theatre actor. Also, he is known for being a well-known music director, singer, lyricist, and scriptwriter.

He was born on 13th January 1963 in Gwalior, and grew up there, studied from the National School of Drama in 1986.

After completing his studies, Mishra established his career in showbiz as a theatre director, actor, lyricist, and singer. In 2002, he moved to Mumbai where he gained huge acclaim for his acting in the Bollywood films including ‘Maqbool’ (2003) and ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ (2012).


Establishing a career and reaching the peak of success is hard but staying there is harder. Piyush Mishra is among the ones who proved this statement wrong as he has not just established his career but has been getting fame throughout his career.

As an actor, Piyush Mishra has been doing a great job as he has been a part of many hit movies for which he got much praise from the critics and the viewers.

As a lyricist and singer, Mishra is notable for his songs including ‘Arre Ruk Ja Re Bandeh’ in ‘Black Friday’ which was released in 2004. In another movie titled ‘ Gulaal’ (2009), he became famous for ‘Aarambh Hai Prachand’, and many more are on the list.

However, the list goes on wherein you can see a variety of accomplishments that he received in his acting career.

Personal Life

In 1995, Piyush Mishra married to Priya Narayanan whom he met in 1992 while directing a play at the School of Planning and Architecture. His wife is an architect by profession. The couple is blessed with two sons named Josh and Jai.

Piyush Mishra Education

Qualification: Carmel Convent School, GwaliorJC Mills Higher Secondary School, GwaliorNational School of Drama, New Delhi

School: National School of Drama, Delhi

College: Graduate in Acting

Piyush Mishra Career

Profession: Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Music Director, Singer, Scriptwriter


TV Series: Bharat Ek Khoj (1988)
Hindi Film: Dil Se (1998)
Tamil Film: Samurai (2002)
Telugu Film: Super (2004)
Lyrics Writing: ‘Pagal’ from the film Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar!! (2000)
ialogue Writing: The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)
Screenplay: Yahaan (2005)
Singing: ‘Aarambh hai prachand’ from Gulaal (2009)
Composition: Gulaal (2009)

Family & Relatives

Father: Pratap Kumar Sharma

Mother: Taradevi Mishra

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Priya Narayanan (m. 1995- present)

Son: Josh Mishra, Jai Mishra

Daughter: None

Past Relationships:

Priya Narayanan (Architect)

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Who is Piyush Mishra?

Piyush Mishra is an Indian actor, poet, lyricist, music director, singer, scriptwriter, born on 13 January, 1963 in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

How old is Piyush Mishra?

Piyush Mishra is 61 years old as of May 2024.

How tall is Piyush Mishra?

Piyush Mishra is 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m).

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