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).
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.
Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information available about Shrikant’s parents. His father passed away in March 2013. His mother is also deceased.
Wife & Children
Shrikant Verma got married on 31 October 1998.
Together, they have two daughters and a son. One of his daughters’ names is Pragya Verma.
Shrikant Verma follows Hinduism.
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.
In 2013, Shrikant made his Bollywood debut with the film Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola in which he played the role of a reporter.
In 2014, Shrikant appeared as Master Ji in the film Ankhon Dekhi.
In 2015, he appeared in the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha as Shakha Babu, starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar.
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.
In 2017, Shrikant made his digital debut with the web series Dilliwood in which he played the role of a ramleela manager on YouTube.
In 2020, Shrikant Verma appeared in the web series Panchayat as Parmeshwar on Amazon Prime Video.
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.
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.
In 2022, he appeared in the sequel of the web series Breathe: Into the Shadows on Amazon Prime Video, starring Abhishek Bachchan.
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.
- Shrikant is fond of sketching and painting.
- 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.
- In December 2021, Shrikant was invited as one of the panellists at the Kautik International Film Festival.