Krishna Abhishek: Actor and comedian (1980-)
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Krishna Abhishek
Actor and comedian

Krishna Abhishek

Krishna Abhishek
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Intro Actor and comedian
Is Actor Television actor
From India
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 25 August 1980, Mumbai, India
Age 43 years
Star sign Virgo
Siblings: Aarti Singh
Spouse: Kashmira Shah
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Abhishek Sharma (born 30 May 1983), popularly known by his screen name Krushna Abhishek, is an Indian film actor and extreme comedian. He got appreciation for his work in films like Bol Bachchan and Entertainment (2014). He is also a dancer and has participated in numerous dance reality shows, including, Nach Baliye (Season 3) (2007) and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 4) (2010). As a stand up comedian, he made a name for himself after he participated in successive Comedy Circus seasons, Comedy Circus 2 (2008) and was a wild card entry in Comedy Circus 3 (2009) with Sudesh Lehri, apart from Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo (2010) and Jubilee Comedy Circus (2011). He is also a part of The Kapil Sharma Show Season 2 which started airing from 29 December 2018.


He made his film debut with Yeh Kaisi Mohabbat Hai (2002), and went to act in films like Hum Tum Aur Mother in 2005, Jahan Jaaeyega Hamen Paaeyega (2007), and Aur Pappu Pass Ho Gaya in the same year. Later he shifted to Bhojpuri films. He played the lead in the TV series, Sautela (Doordarshan) in 2007.

He participated in various seasons of stand up comedy show, Comedy Circus, including, Comedy Circus 2 (2008), Comedy Circus 3 (2009), where he was a wild card entry in Comedy Circus 3 (2009) with Sudesh Lehri.

He participated in the celebrity couple dance-reality shows, starting with Nach Baliye (Season 3) (2007), and Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar (2008) along with girl friend Kashmira Shah and eventually won the latter. He also appeared in a similar show, Jalwa Four 2 Ka 1 (2008). In 2010, he participated in the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 4) with choreographer Robin Merchant. Previously he had also appeared as a judge in the reality dance show on DD National, Krazzy Kiya Re, along with Sudha Chandran.

As a celebrity couple, he and Kashmira Shah took part in the reality show Love Lock Up on UTV Bindass in February 2011, in which actress Priyanka Chopra played the role of peace maker.


Year Show Role(s) Genre Channel Notes
1996 Just Mohabbat Vishal Comedy-drama Sony TV
2007 Nach Baliye 3 Himself (contestant) Reality STAR Plus
Sautela Yogank Drama DD National
2008 Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar Himself Reality Sony TV
2008–2014 Comedy Circus Himself Standup comedy/Sketch comedy
2008 Jalwa Four 2 Ka 1 Himself (contestant) Reality 9X
Krazzy Kiya Re Himself (as judge) Reality DD National
2010 Comedy Ka Daily Soap Host/Presenter Standup comedy Sony TV
Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4 Himself (contestant Reality with Robin Merchant (dance partner and choreographer)
2011 Love Lock Up Himself Reality Bindass Season 1, Episode 5
2013 Nadaniyaan Narrator Sitcom BIG Magic
2014 Boogie Woogie Kids Championship Himself (celebrity dance partner) Reality Sony TV Teen Ka Tadka episode
Gangs of Haseepur Contestant Sketch Comedy Zee TV
Mad In India Host/Presenter Sketch Comedy Star Plus Episodes 12 and 13
MAX Fully Deewana Contest Various roles Parody Sony MAX
Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega Host/Presenter Reality Sony TV Season 5
Badi Door Se Aaye Hain Jugnu Comedy, drama, sitcom, action, fantasy SAB TV Guest appearance in episode 44 to promote Entertainment (2014 film)
2014–15 Comedy Classes Various characters Sketch Comedy Life OK
2015 Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah Host/Presenter Game Show &TV
Zee Rishtey Awards Host Award show Zee tv
SANSUI Colors Stardust Awards Host Award show Colors TV
2015–2017 Comedy Nights Bachao Host and various characters Roast Comedy
2016 Comedy Nights Live Pappu Singh Sketch Comedy
Colors Golden Petal Awards Host Award show
OMG! Yeh Mera India Host/Presenter Factual television History TV18
Bigg Boss 10 Guest Reality Colors TV
2017 India Banega Manch Host/Presenter Game Show Host
2017–2018 The Drama Company Various characters Sketch comedy Sony TV
2018–present The Kapil Sharma Show Sapna Lal Nalasoparia Comedy chat show Sony TV Owner of Sapna Beauty Parlour

Awards and honours

  • Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role (2014) for Comedy Circus
  • Indian Television Academy Award for Popular Comedy-Duo (2015) with Sudesh Lehri for Comedy Circus
  • BIG Star Most Entertaining Jury/Host (TV)-Non Fiction (2015) with Bharti Singh for Comedy Nights Bachao
  • ITA Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role (2019) for The Kapil Sharma Show
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 01 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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