Dr. Sanket Bhosale, better known as Sanket Bhosale, is an Indian comedian, mimicry artist, actor, and doctor who works in the Hindi TV industry. He is best known for his mimicry of the Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt.
Sanket Bhosale was born on Monday, 9 May 1988 (age 35 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
He did his schooling at Mumbai’s Guru Nanak English High School and Junior College of Commerce. Born into a family of doctors, Sanket decided to pursue his graduation in medical science. He is an MBBS with a specialisation in Dermatology (a branch of medicine dealing with the skin).
Sanket was inclined towards acting since childhood and desired to become an actor. He used to entertain people around him from a very young age. While in school, Sanket used to imitate his school teachers and entertain his classmates. In his college days, he started imitating Bollywood actors. Sanket has learned acting from Anupam Kher‘s Actor Prepares in Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Family & Caste
Parents & Siblings
Sanket’s father’s name is Deepak Bhosale and his mother’s name is Suvarna Bhosale. His younger sister, Darshana Bhosale, is also a doctor (Pediatrician).
Relationship & Wife
Sanket Bhosale was rumoured to be in a relationship with the comedian and singer Sugandha Mishra since 2017. However, the couple never made their relationship public.
On 26 April 2021, Sanket Bhosale got married to Sugandha Mishra.
Sanket started his career as a stand-up comedian in 2012 by participating in Life OK’s show “Laugh India Laugh.” He was among the top 10 finalists of the show.
In 2013, he started working at 92.7 BIG FM. Subsequently, he appeared in comedy shows like “Gangs of Haseepur” (2014), “Comedy Ka Rocket” (2015), “Super Night with Tubelight” (2017), “The Drama Company” (2017), and “Gangs of Filmistaan” (2020).
In 2016, he hosted the fun chat show “Baba Ki Chowki” in which Bollywood celebrities got candid with in-house Sanju Baba (Sanket Bhosale).
He is very popular for playing the role of Sanjay Dutt in the reality TV show “The Kapil Sharma Show.”
- Athlete(s): Jay Cutler, Josef Rakich, Ravi Seth
- Film(s): Andaz Apna Apna (1994), Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Rocky (1976), Scarface (1983)
- TV Show(s): Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, Man vs. Wild, Family Guy, Weeds, Dexter
- Book(s): ‘A Thousand Love Letters’ by Shwetabh Gangwar, ‘Hero’ by Rhonda Byrne, ‘The Secret’ by Rhonda Byrne
- Restaurant(s): Bhaijaanz and The Irish House in Mumbai
- Sanket loves travelling and reading books in his leisure time.
- He has been a huge fan of the Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt since childhood.
- He is a fitness enthusiast and visits the gym daily.
- When asked about his motivation for his comedy in an interview, Sanket said,
I write mostly my own short-form skits and enact them. The audience reaction serves as a motivation for more and fresher content ideas.”
- Sanket had an emotional meeting with his icon Sanjay Dutt on a comedy show. Recalling his first meeting with Sanjay, Sanket says,
I will cherish that moment for life. I received so much warmth from him. I just couldn’t stop crying and Sanju Baba in his signature style asked me, ‘Kyun ro raha hai mamu?’ I told him that I have been a fan since childhood and he replied, ‘Bachpan mein tu mera fan, bada hokar main fan hoon tera’.”
- He created a YouTube page titled ‘Sanket Bhosale’ on 24 February 2009. Sanket posts his comedy and mimicry videos on the channel. The channel has more than 437K subscribers as of 2021.
- It was Sanket Bhosale who trained Ranbir Kapoor to adopt the style and mannerisms of Sanjay Dutt for his Bollywood film “Sanju” (2018).
- During an interview, while talking about getting married amid COVID-19, Sanket said,
It feels like what Modi ji and Salman Bhai didn’t do, I am going to do that. That’s a big thing (laughs). I am getting jitters, but it’s also a very nice feeling. Finally, it’s happening.”
He further added that
Jaise hota hai na do pyaar karne walon ke beech zamana aa jata hai, vaise corona aa chuka hai. It’s a complete filmy scene out here. In fact, we were trying (to get married) last year too, but we had to postpone it because of Covid. Now the second wave is here, but how much more can we delay. But we are following all the norms set by the government.”
- Sanket owns a BMW.
- He follows a non-vegetarian diet.