Anjum Sharma is an Indian actor who is best known for appearing in the films Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Wazir (2016), and Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010). In 2020, he came into the limelight with the show Mirzapur 2, in which he played the role of Sharad Shukla.
Anjum Sharma was born on 30 October, and he hails from Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
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Anjum Sharma is married to Nilima Sharma who is the sister of the Bollywood actor, Varun Sharma.
Since his television debut Rishta.com (2010), which premiered on the Sony Entertainment channel, he starred in Epic Channel’s Daanav Hunters (2014).
He made his film debut in 2008 when he played the role of a call centre operator in the oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire.
Thereafter, he appeared in various films such as Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010), David (2013), and Sona Spa (2013). In 2016, he played the role of Sartaj in the film Wazir, featuring the Bollywood celebrities, like Farhan Akhtar, Amitabh Bachchan, Aditi Rao Hydari etc.
In 2018, Anjum Sharma made his digital debut with the action crime thriller show ‘Mirzapur’ in which he played the brief role of Sharad Shukla. Later, he appeared in an episode of Made in Heaven (2019) in which two wedding planners run an agency named ‘Made in Heaven’ in Delhi. In 2020, Anjum Sharma came into the spotlight when his character ‘Sharad Shukla’ became one of the protagonists of Mirzapur 2.
- As a theatre artist, he has starred in the popular plays Maa in Transit, and Sir Sir Sarla, directed and written by Makarand Deshpande.
- Anjum Sharma is a big-time foodie, and he does not restrict himself from binging on his favourite foods, like Rajma Chawal, Bhel, Basic Chicken Sandwich, Hummus etc. In an interview, he said,
I like to keep fit but I can’t be too harsh on myself. I don’t deprive myself from food.