Myra Vishwakarma (Pihu) Wiki, Age, Family, Biography & More

Myra Vishwakarma

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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.

Biography/Wiki

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.

Physical Appearance

The colour of her eyes and hair is black.
Myra Vishwakarma

Family & Religion 

Myra Vishwakarma was born into the Hindu Vishwakarma family of Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh.

Myra Vishwakarma during her infanthood

Myra Vishwakarma during her infanthood

She has a younger brother.

Myra Vishwakarma's Family

Myra Vishwakarma’s Family

Career

Myra Vishwakarma is studying at Delhi Public School, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Myra Vishwakarma while going to School

Myra Vishwakarma while going to School

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.

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Myra Vishwakarma's debut film Pihu

Myra Vishwakarma’s debut film Pihu

Favourite Things

  • She loves to eat Chocolates.
  • Salman Khan and Varun Dhawan are her all-time favourite actor. [1]Quint
  • Alia Bhatt is her favourite actress. [2]Quint
  • Myra’s hobbies include singing and dancing.

Facts

  • In the film ‘Pihu,’ Myra’s real-life parents played the role of her on-screen parents.

    Myra Vishwakarma's Parents

    Myra Vishwakarma’s 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. [3]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.
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References   [ + ]

1, 2, 3. Quint

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