Kumud Mishra Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Education: B.A.
Wife: Ayesha Raza Mishra
Hometown: Mumbai

Kumud Mishra

Famous RoleKhattana (canteen man) in the movie Rockstar (2011)
A Still From Kumud Mishra's Movie Rockstar
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.7 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Sardari Begum (1996)
Kumud Mishra in Sardari Begum
TV: Swabhimaan (1995); DD National
A Still From Kumud Mishra's Serial Swabhimaan
Personal Life
BirthplaceTown Chakghat, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh
SchoolRashtriya Military School in Belgaum, Karnataka
College/UniversityNational School of Drama, Delhi
Educational Qualification• Bachelor of Arts
• Diploma in Acting
HobbiesReading and Travelling
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAyesha Raza (Actress)
Marriage Date9 February 2008
Wife/SpouseAyesha Raza (Actress)
Kumud Mishra with His Wife
ChildrenSon- Kabir Mishra
Kumud Mishra with His Family
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (Military Personnel)
Mother- Name Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodPani Puri, Tea and Rasmalai
Favourite ActorNaseeruddin Shah
Favourite Theatre Artist(s)Satyadev Dubey, Anupam Kher
Favourite ColourBlack

Kumud Mishra

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kumud Mishra

  • Does Kumud Mishra smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Kumud Mishra drink alcohol?: Yes

    Kumud Mishra in a Party

    Kumud Mishra in a Party

  • Kumud Mishra is a popular Bollywood and theatre actor.
  • He was born in Chakghat, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. He did his schooling from Rashtriya Military School in Belgaum, Karnataka.
  • After school, he returned to Bhopal, where he did his graduation in Arts. He studied History and Political Science as major subjects. He also appeared in the ‘Combined Defence Service’ written examination and cleared it.

    Kumud Mishra's Old Picture

    Kumud Mishra’s Old Picture

  • He said in an interview, that he used to get amazed when his grandfather cried while reciting the chaupayi and dohe (verses). His father used to organise Ramleela. His father was an army man and a theatre artist too.
  • His father motivated him to join ‘Bharat Bhavan Culture Centre’ in Bhopal, where he acted in theatre plays. There, he worked with the renowned theatre directors like Sachin Tiwari, John Martin, Alok Nandan, Bansi Kaul and many more. He also worked with Prabhat Ganguly’s ‘The Little Ballet Theatre.’ In 1989, he participated in the festival of India in USSR.
  • In 1990, he joined the famous ‘National School of Drama’ and did diploma in acting from there. His guru ‘Satyadev Dubey’ called him to Mumbai for an audition. It was for the movie ‘The Making of the Mahatma (1996),’ directed by Shyam Benegal. He was in the top-list of selected candidates, but Rajit Kapoor was selected for the role of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi.

    Making of Mahatma Movie

    The Making of the Mahatma Movie

  • He has also been associated with the renowned ‘Prithvi Theatre’ for more than 20 years.

    Kumud Mishra Acting in Theatre Play

    Kumud Mishra Acting in a Theatre Play

  • In 1996, he debuted in the Bollywood movie ‘Sardari Begum,’ and he played the role of Amode Bajaj in it. After that, he continued working in theatre plays.
  • Actor ‘Nawazuddin Siddiqui’ was his junior in the National School of Drama, Delhi.
  • After a few years, in 2007, he was roped in for another movie ‘1971.’ However, after doing supporting roles in many Bollywood movies, he couldn’t get the desired recognition in the film industry.

    Kumud Mishra in Movie '1971'

    Kumud Mishra in the Movie ‘1971’

  • In 2008, he got married to Ayesha Raza, and they have a son-Kabir Mishra. Ayesha Raza is a famous Bollywood actress and has appeared in movies like Dhoom (2004), Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018), and Bharat (2019).

    Kumud Mishra's Wife and Son

    Kumud Mishra’s Wife and Son

  • In 2011, Kumud appeared in the movie ‘Rockstar’ starring Ranbir Kapoor and Nargis Fakhri. His role as Khatana Bhai (the canteen man) was appraised by critics and the public. His dialogues which became very popular are-

    Shiddat honi chahiye pyar me, dard hona chahiye.Ye koi pyaar vyar nahi hai, dil ka tootna nahi hai, ocha pan hai ye
    Toote hue dil se hi sangeet nikalta hai, jab dil ki lagti hai na, tukde tukde hote hain, tab aati hai jhankaar”

  • After that, he bagged many Bollywood movies such as: Ranjhanaa (2013), Revolver Rani (2014), Lekar Hum Deewana Dil (2014), Badlapur (2015), Bangistan (2015), Airlift (2016), Sultan (2016), Rustom (2016), MS Dhoni: The untold story (2016), Rock On 2 (2016), Jolly LLB 2 (2017), and P Se Pyaar F Se Faraar (2019).
  • He formed a theatre group ‘D for DRAMA’ along with two members in 2013. His play ‘Dhumrapaan’ has been selected for META awards 2017 with nominations in 5 categories.

    Kumud Mishra's Play Dhumrapaan

    Kumud Mishra’s Play Dhumrapaan

  • He was also seen in the short film ‘Laddoo (2019).’ The content of the film was very sensitive, and it was appraised by all.

    A Still From the Short Film-Laddoo

    A Still From the Short Film- Laddoo