Shreedhar Dubey is an Indian actor, casting director, and writer. In December 2022, he portrayed the role of the Indian educator Alakh Pandey (Physics Wallah) in the Amazon Mini TV’s web series ‘Physics Wallah.’
Shreedhar Dubey also spelt as Shree Dhar Dubey or Shriidhar Dubey was born in Banaras, Uttar Pradesh. His parents hail from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. In Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, he did his schooling at BSNV Inter College, (intermediate) and Ramadhin Singh Inter College (high school). In school, he used to love studying Hindi and Sanskrit subjects. He then pursued a Bachelor of Commerce from Shri Jai Narain Misra Post Graduate (KKC) College, Lucknow. In graduation, he was a part of the NCC and NSS camps. As a part of the NSS camp, he participated in various nukkad nataks. In 2001, he did an acting workshop for a month at Bhartendu Natya Academy. He then performed in various theatre plays. In an interview, he shared how he started performing in plays. He said,
I studied in Ramadhin Singh Inter College, KKC, KKV and Lucknow University. I obtained a NCC C-certificate as I wanted to join the army but could not. During a R-Day camp, I was impressed by a talented cadet, Neeraj, and he suggested that I join theatre. So, I reached Bhartendu Natya Academy (2001) for a workshop and that changed my life.”
Height: 5′ 8″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Shreedhar belongs to a Hindu family.
Parents & Siblings
His father used to work at Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam, Uttar Pradesh. He has a sister named Vandana Shukla, and a brother named Satyendra Dubey.
Shreedhar Dubey with his father
Shreedhar Dubey and his sister
As of 2022, he is not married.
In 2015, he started his career as a casting associate with the Hindi film ‘Masaan.’ He then worked as a casting associate in a few Hindi films like ‘Nil Battey Sannata’ (2015), ‘Half Girlfriend (2017), ‘Raag Desh’ (2017), ‘Ghoomketu’ (2020), and ‘Raat Akeli Hai’ (2020).
Shreedhar Dubey while shooting for the film Half Girlfriend
Shreedhar made his debut as a casting director with the 2017 Hindi film ‘Mukkabaaz.’ In 2018, he worked as a casting director in the Hindi film ‘Genius.’ As a casting director, he has also worked in a few Hindi short films like ‘Bebaak’ (2019) and ‘Token’ (2019).
In 2001, he made his acting debut with the Hindi film ‘Shudra: The Rising’ as Badri.
Shreedhar Dubey as Badri in ‘Shudra- The Rising’ (2001)
In the same year, he acted in the Hindi film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ in which he played the role of Riyaz. He has played supporting roles in many Hindi films like ‘Mukkabaaz’ (2017), ‘Half Girlfriend’ (2017), ‘Sonchiriya’ (2019), ‘Yaara’ (2020), ‘Raat Akeli Hai’ (2020), and ‘Ajeeb Daastaans’ (2021).
Shreedhar Dubey in Mukkabaaz (2017)
He has also acted in a few Hindi short films such as ‘Juice’ (2017), ’10x10ft’ (2018), ‘Welcome To Mumbai’ (2021), and ‘Family’ (2022).
A still of Shreedhar Dubey from the short film Juice
In 2019, he made his web series debut with the Hindi Netflix web series ‘Sacred Games’ in which he played the role of Babuji.
Sacred Games web series on Netflix
Some of his other Hindi web series are ‘Rangbaaz’ (2019), ‘Paatal Lok’ (2020), ‘Grahan’ (2021), ‘Dr. Arora’ (2022), and ‘Physics Wallah’ (2022).
Physics Wallah web series
He has also appeared in a few episodes of the Sony TV series ‘Crime Patrol.’ Shreedhar has been featured in TV commercials for various brands like Paytm, SBI Life Insurance, Pamper, Muthoot Finance, and Revital.
- Quote: Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.
- In childhood, he used to participate in village nautankis.
- His father wanted him to become a chartered accountant. While he was in college, he thought of becoming an army officer and journalist.
- He is well-versed in speaking various languages like Hindi, English, and Urdu.
- Shreedhar is often spotted drinking alcohol at various parties and events.
Shreedhar Dubey holding a glass of alcohol
- His first Hindi film, he ever watched was ‘Yes Boss’ (1997).
- He was inspired by the acting skills of the Indian actor Manoj Bajpai and considers him his role model.
- He is an avid animal lover and has a few pet dogs.
Shreedhar Dubey with his pet dogs
- Shreedhar Dubey owns a Royal Enfield motorcycle.
Shreedhar Dubey sitting on his motorcycle