Piyush Mishra, an Indian movie and troupe actor, music manager, songwriter, composer, artist, and scriptwriter. Piyush Mishra was brought in Gwalior, and had graduated from the National School of Drama, Delhi in 1986.
From that time forward, he began his course in Hindi theatre. With time passing, Piyush entrenched himself as a theatre manager, entertainer, songwriter, composer, and singer. He then moved to Mumbai in 2002, accepting and acquiring praise and commendation for his work in Maqbool, and Gangs of Wasseypur.
In 2014, he also worked in, The Shaukeens, with Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Lisa Hayden in the lead role, also has Akshay Kumar in a lengthened cameo. Piyush was also seen in The Kapil Sharma Show to advertise and bolster the movie with Anupam Kher and Annu Kapoor. Even though the movie was a metamorphose of the 1982 movie Shaukeen film managed by Basu Chatterjee. Which was well acknowledged by the public and was also voted the best comedy film of 2014.
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Piyush Mishra made started as a film actor and entertainer with Mani Ratnam’s Dil Se.. in 1998. He was portrayed as a C.B.I Investigation Officer. Even though he continued to stay in the capital city to pursue theatre.
His shift and evolution from a theatre writer to a screenwriter occurred when he wrote the dialogues for Rajkumar Santoshi’s 2001 film The Legend of Bhagat Singh. Which was encouraged and produced in part by Mishra’s morally renowned and praised play on Bhagat Singh – Gagan Damama Bajyo. That got him to win the Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue in the year 2003.
Thereafter, he shifted to Mumbai in November 2002, where he went on to settle and build a career as a composer, columnist, dramatist, and an entertainer. He began writing lyrics with the film, Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar, and afterward also wrote for Black Friday, Aaja Nachle and Tashan.
Mishra received appreciation and distinction for his performance as Kaka in Vishal Bhardwaj’s film Maqbool. Which was the adoption and modification of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Piyush also wrote his own dialogues for his performance as Huffy Bhai in Jhoom Barabar Jhoom and brought them out in a poetic form.
Piyush was again seen in Anurag Kashyap’s movie Gulaal, a movie that was based on Indian youth, politics, caste-prejudice, and other such social topics. He played Prithvi, the poet brother of Dukey, in the movie. This was a role that he carried out successfully with nonchalance and equanimity.
Piyush Mishra also wrote the lyrics for the songs in the movie and sung a few of them as well, also being the music supervisor of the movie. He was also seen performing in Rockstar with Ranbir Kapoor. In this he acted and wrote lyrics of some songs for the movie Gangs of Wasseypur. His songs are very high on poetic content and have been highly appreciated in all the sections of the society.
Piyush Mishra got married to Priya Narayanan in 1995, whom he met in 1992 while managing a play at the School of Planning and Architecture. He lives in Goregaon East, Mumbai with his wife, who is an architect and two sons Josh who is studying at Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Mumbai.
Ballimaaraan is Piyush Mishra’s reverence and admiration to Mirza Ghalib in a musical form. It has been operating all over India in abundant and diverse literature festivals, including college concerts for the past couple of years.
Piyush Mishra is a big fan of his work and has spent a lot of time in Delhi, which is why he named the band Ballimaaraan. At first, originally they had thought of ‘Inquilab’ but later on, decided to go for Ballimaaraan.
These songs were performed by him during his theatre days in Delhi. The songs started becoming quite famous and it increasingly formed a bond with the youngsters.
Piyush Mishra talks about illegal and his role in it.
The series isn’t just a courtroom drama, there is more to it. Courtroom ke bahar jo major drama Hota hai, like the politics involved in cases and other factors. The show covers every bit of that. It also explores the inter-relations of the characters.
Like my character’s relations with his wife, son, and another lawyer (played by Neha Sharma) is also explored. Court jane ki preparation kitne khatarnak hote hai, ye show mein bahut aache se dikhaya Gaya hai.
My character in Illegal is of a very hot-shot criminal lawyer. Isn’t just a simple lawyer, he has many layers. He is so smart that it is difficult to understand him completely. I played the role of a lawyer like this in Pink with Amitabh Bachchan.
However, my character in Pink had just one motive, which was to win the case. Here, different aspects are attached to my character.
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