Myra Vishwakarma is a child artist who made her debut in the Film Industry with the 2018 thriller film, ‘Pihu.’ Let’s talk more about Myra aka Pihu’s likes, dislikes, details about her debut, and other interesting facts.
Myra Vishwakarma was born on 17 November 2012 (6 years old; age as in 2018) in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. Her nickname is Pihu. She rose to fame in a very short time after appearing in the 2018 film, ‘Pihu.’ The film was written and directed by Vinod Kapri. Myra got selected for her role in the movie when she was just 2 years old.
The colour of her eyes and hair is black.
Family & Religion
Myra Vishwakarma was born into the Hindu Vishwakarma family of Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh.
She has a younger brother.
Myra Vishwakarma is studying at Delhi Public School, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
She began her acting career at the age of 2 when she got selected for a thriller film, ‘Pihu.’ The film is all about a girl who gets trapped inside her house with her dead parents. The film got released on 16 November 2018 and brought Myra Vishwakarma into the limelight.
- She loves to eat Chocolates.
- Myra’s hobbies include singing and dancing.
- In the film ‘Pihu,’ Myra’s real-life parents played the role of her on-screen parents.
- The director of Pihu, Vinod Kapri, first met her at a party and decided to cast her in the film; even without taking any auditions. Quint
- As she was too little to understand her role in ‘Pihu,’ Vinod Kapri spent four months with her to understand her nature and make her familiar with the film’s cast and crew.
- After doing Pihu, she became the youngest actor to feature in a solo film.
- The making of the film, ‘Pihu,’ was challenging for its writer and director, Vinod Kapri. After hearing Pihu’s story, no director was ready to invest in the film. Later, Krishan Kumar invested ₹47 lakh in the film, but a few months later, he also passed away due to a heart attack.
- The film, ‘Pihu,’ has won two awards including the ‘Best Feature Film in International Competition’ category and the ‘Best Film People’s Choice Award’ at the ‘14th Trans-Saharan International Film Festival‘at Zagora in Morocco.
- Vinod Kapri has won a National Award for “Can’t Take This Shit Anymore;” a documentary film.
- In 2015, Vinod Kapri directed a film on buffalo rape named ‘Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho;’ which received critical acclaim.
- In 2018, Pihu was nominated for the Academy Awards (Oscar) along with another Indian movie, Village Rockstars.
- The shooting of the movie was completed in 40-45 days.