Shrikant Verma Wiki, Age, Family, Biography & More

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

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black

Family

There is not much information available about his family.

Religion

Shrikant Verma follows Hinduism.
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, but for a few years, he continued to act in various stage plays and theatrical productions without coming to their notice.
Shrikant Verma in a still from the play Mayavi Sarovar

Film

In 2014, Shrikant made his Bollywood debut with the film Ankhon Dekhi in which he played the role of Master Ji.

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)
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)

Web series

In 2020, Shrikant Verma made his digital debut with the web series Panchayat in which he played the role of Parmeshwar on Amazon Prime Video.
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 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 Vinod Singh 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
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

  • In 2020, Shrikant Verma 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.
  • Shrikant is fond of sketching and painting.
    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
  • In December 2021, Shrikant was invited as one of the panellists at the Kautik International Film Festival, 2021.
    Shrikant Verma at the Kautik International Film Festival, 2021

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