Dharmesh Tiwari

Dharmesh Tiwari (27 April 1951 – 6 August 2014) was an Indian actor and film director.[1] He is memorable for portraying Kripacharya in the TV series Mahabharat and Malayraj in Chanakya.

Dharmesh Tiwari
Born(1951-04-27)27 April 1951
Died6 August 2014(2014-08-06) (aged 63)
Chandigarh, India
OccupationActor, film director
Years active1984–2008

He essayed the role of a judge on the Hindi TV serial Kanoon.

He directed and wrote the script for Mahabharat Aur Barbareek in 2013.[2] This was his last project.

In 2001, he was Honorary General Secretary of Cine and TV Artistes Association.

In 2003, he was president of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees, a film worker's union.[3]

Dharmesh also did the role of Jaswant Singh in as ABP News 26 episodes series of political show Pradhanmantri in 2013.

Tiwari died of diabetes at the age of 63 on 6 August 2014.[4]


  1. ^ "CINTAA – Dharmesh Tiwari". Cintaa.net. Archived from the original on 29 September 2013. Retrieved 10 September 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Mahabharat aur Barbareek". Retrieved 19 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Lalwani, Vickey (12 November 2010). "Late bygones be bygones". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. ...Dharmesh Tiwari, President of FWICE and Hon Secretary of CINTAA...
  4. ^ "Actor Dharmesh Tiwari dies at 63 in Chandigarh". Hindustan Times. 8 July 2014. Archived from the original on 7 August 2014. Retrieved 7 August 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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