Shrikant Verma Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Shrikant Verma is an Indian actor who primarily appears in Bollywood films and Hindi web series. He is known for playing the supporting roles of Mamaji in the web series Mirzapur (2018) and Jaiprakash in the web series Breathe: Into the Shadows season 1 (2020).

Wiki/Biography

Shrikant Verma was born on 1 January in New Delhi, India. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. Shrikant completed his schooling at DAV Senior Secondary School, New Delhi. Shrikant pursued his graduation at Kirori Mal College, Delhi University, New Delhi. He took training in acting and theatre at Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts, New Delhi.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 3″

Weight (approx.): 75 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Shrikant Verma

 

Family

Parents & Siblings

There is not much information available about Shrikant’s parents. His father passed away in March 2013. His mother is also deceased.

Picture of Shrikant Verma's mother

Picture of Shrikant Verma’s mother

Wife & Children

Shrikant Verma got married on 31 October 1998.

Shrikant Verma with his wife

Shrikant Verma with his wife

Together, they have two daughters and a son. One of his daughters’ names is Pragya Verma.

Shrikant Verma with his wife (second from left) and children

Shrikant Verma with his wife (second from left) and children

Religion

Shrikant Verma follows Hinduism.

Shrikant Verma during his visit to a temple

Shrikant Verma during his visit to a temple

Career

While studying in school, Shrikant aspired to be an actor and actively participated in stage plays and dramas. In an interview, Shrikant revealed that his parents were not in favour of his decision of pursuing a career as an actor; therefore, for a few years, he continued to act in various stage plays and theatrical productions without coming to their notice. He is a former member of the Shri Ram Centre Theatre Repertory Company and Kingdom of Dreams.

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Shrikant Verma in a still from the play Mayavi Sarovar

Shrikant Verma in a still from the play Mayavi Sarovar

Film

In 2013, Shrikant made his Bollywood debut with the film Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola in which he played the role of a reporter.

Poster of Shrikant Verma's debut Bollywood film Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013)

In 2014, Shrikant appeared as Master Ji in the film Ankhon Dekhi.

Poster of Shrikant Verma's film Ankhon Dekhi (2013)

In 2015, he appeared in the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha as Shakha Babu, starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar.

Shrikant Verma (right) as Shakha Babu in a still from the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)

Shrikant Verma (right) as Shakha Babu in a still from the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)

Later, he played supporting roles in the films like Batti Gul Meter Chalu (2018) as Pandhar Prasad, Halkaa (2018) as Pushpender, Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi (2019) as Basant, Kya Meri Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai (2021), and Helmet (2021) as Gupta on ZEE5. In 2022, Shrikant appeared in three films, Laal Singh Chaddha as the sports coach, Chakki as Bada Babu, and Aye Zindagi as Mr Sharma.

Shrikant Verma as Bada Babu in the film Chakki (2022)

Shrikant Verma as Bada Babu in the film Chakki (2022)

Web series

In 2017, Shrikant made his digital debut with the web series Dilliwood in which he played the role of a ramleela manager on YouTube.

Poster of Shrikant Verma's debut web series Dilliwood on YouTube

Poster of Shrikant Verma’s debut web series Dilliwood on YouTube

In 2020, Shrikant Verma appeared in the web series Panchayat as Parmeshwar on Amazon Prime Video.

Shrikant Verma as Parmeshwar in a still from the web series Panchayat (2020)

Shrikant Verma as Parmeshwar in a still from the web series Panchayat (2020)

In the same year, he shot to fame for playing the role of Jaiprakash in the web series Breathe: Into the Shadows season 1 and Mamaji in the web series Mirzapur season 2 on Amazon Prime Video. Shrikant was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a comic role category for the web series Breathe: Into the Shadows (2020) at the Filmfare OTT Awards.

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Shrikant Verma (left) as Mamaji in a still from his debut web series Mirzapur season 2 (2020)

Shrikant Verma (left) as Mamaji in a still from his debut web series Mirzapur season 2 (2020)

In 2021, he appeared in three web series, Tandav as Manohar Thakur on Amazon Prime Video, Akkad Bakkad Rafu Chakkar as Ramesh Rajan on Amazon Prime Video, and Matsya Kaand as Vinod Singh on MX Player.

Shrikant Verma (right) as Manohar Thakur in a still from the web series Tandav on Amazon Prime Video

Shrikant Verma (right) as Manohar Thakur in a still from the web series Tandav on Amazon Prime Video

In 2022, he appeared in the sequel of the web series Breathe: Into the Shadows on Amazon Prime Video, starring Abhishek Bachchan.

Others

Shrikant Verma has appeared in a few commercials for brands like Lava Mobile, Acko India, Axis Bank, Paytm, Real Namkeen Bites, Imperial Blue, Google, and Amazon.

 

Facts/Trivia

  • Shrikant is fond of sketching and painting.
    Shrikant Verma shared a picture on his Instagram handle showcasing an art sketched by him

    Shrikant Verma shared a picture on his Instagram handle showcasing an art sketched by him

  • In December 2020, Shrikant was invited to the College Of Engineering in Pune to judge ‘Limelight,’ a solo acting competition.
  • Shrikant is often spotted working out at the gym to keep himself fit.
    Shrikant Verma at the gym

    Shrikant Verma at the gym

  • In December 2021, Shrikant was invited as one of the panellists at the Kautik International Film Festival.
    Shrikant Verma at the Kautik International Film Festival, 2021

    Shrikant Verma at the Kautik International Film Festival, 2021

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