Born: January 13,1963
Biography: Piyush Mishra is a very talented and versatile theatre actor, music director, lyricist, singer and scriptwriter. After passing out of the National School of Drama, Piyush Misha got actively involved in theatre. He also starred in three television series --- Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Rajdhani (1989), Shyam Benegal's Bharat Ek Khoj (1988) and horror TV serial Kile ka Rahasya (1989). His big screen debut was in Mani Ratnam’s Dil Se. His performance as Kaka in Vishal Bhardwaj's Mia Maqbool, an adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth won him rave reviews. He also acted in Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Gangs of Wasseypur, The Girl in Yellow Boots, Rockstar, Gulaal and Tere Bin Laden among others. He wrote the lyrics for Black Friday (2004), Aaja Nachle and Tashan. Mishra wrote the dialogues for Rajkumar Santoshi's The Legend of Bhagat Singh. It won him the Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue (2003).