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 Amazon Prime Video television series 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
Parents & Siblings
Relationships, Wife & Children
Anjum Sharma is married to Nilima Sharma who is the sister of the Bollywood actor Varun Sharma.
After his television debut Rishta.com (2010), which was premiered on the Sony Entertainment channel, he starred in Epic Channel’s Daanav Hunters (2014). The show chronicles the adventures of Professor Bhagawat and his team who’ve made it their mission to keep and restore peace with Daanavs (Demons). In the series, Anjum played the role of Major Arkin Roy, an ex-army officer, and the team’s stand-in leader.
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 Bollywood 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 Bollywood film Wazir, featuring 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 the Amazon Prime Video web series 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.