Abhishek Sharma (born 30 May 1983), known by his screen name Krushna Abhishek, is an Indian actor, extreme comedian, television presenter and producer.
30 May 1983
|Other names||Krushna Abhishek|
|Medium||Stand-up, television, film|
|Notable works and roles||Comedy Circus|
Comedy Nights Bachao
Comedy Nights Live
He has participated in numerous dance reality shows, including, Nach Baliye (Season 3) (2007) and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 4) (2010). His dance moves are greatly inspired from his maternal uncle, the well-known actor Govinda. As a stand-up comedian, he became successful 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 and he plays the role of Sapna.
He made his film debut with Yeh Kaisi Mohabbat Hai (2002), and has acted 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 Kashmera 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.
|2007||Nach Baliye 3||Himself (contestant)|
|2008||Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar||Contestant|
|2008–2014||Comedy Circus||Various characters|
|2008||Jalwa Four 2 Ka 1||Contestant|
|Krazzy Kiya Re||Judge|
|2010||Comedy Ka Daily Soap||Host/presenter|
|Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4||Contestant|
|2011||Love Lock Up||Himself||Season 1, Episode 5|
|2014||Boogie Woogie Kids Championship||Himself||Teen Ka Tadka episode|
|Gangs of Haseepur||Contestant|
|Mad in India||Host/Presenter|
|MAX Fully Deewana Contest||Various characters|
|Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega||Host/presenter||Season 5|
|Badi Door Se Aaye Hain||Jugnu||Guest appearance in episode 44 to promote Entertainment|
|2014–15||Comedy Classes||Various characters|
|2015||Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah||Host/presenter|
|Zee Rishtey Awards||Host|
|SANSUI Colors Stardust Awards||Host|
|2015–2017||Comedy Nights Bachao||Host and various characters|
|2016||Comedy Nights Live||Pappu Singh|
|Bigg Boss 10||Guest|
|2016-present||OMG! Yeh Mera India||Host/Presenter|
|2017||India Banega Manch||Host/Presenter|
|2017–2018||The Drama Company||Various characters|
|2018–2021||The Kapil Sharma Show 2||Sapna Lal Nalasoparia|
|2019||Bigg Boss 13||Himself||To support his sister "Arti Singh"|
|2020–2021||Funhit Mein Jaari||Various|
|2020||Bigg Boss 14||Himself||To support his wife Kashmera Shah|
|2021–present||The Kapil Sharma Show 3||Sapna Lal Nalasoparia|
|2002||Yeh Kaisi Mohabbat Hai||Hindi|
|Enge Enadhu Kavithai||Krishna||Tamil|
|Tohar Pyar Chahi||Bhojpuri|
|Poojiha Charan Maai Baap Ke||Bhojpuri|
|Kahan Jaiba Najaria Churai Ke||Bhojpuri|
|Kahe Bansuriya Bajaye||Bhojpuri|
|London Wali Se Neha Lagai Bo||Bhojpuri|
|Mumbai Che Pahune||Marathi|
|Jahan Jaaeyega Hamen Paaeyega||Tony||Hindi|
|Aur Pappu Paas Ho Gaya||Pappu / Prince of Trikamgarh||Hindi|
|Sajnwa Anadi Sajania Khiladi||Bhojpuri|
|Pyaar Ke Rang Hazaar||Rahul||Hindi|
|Ayi Ayi Yaa Karoon Main Kya||Hindi|
|De Da Piritiya Udhaar||Bhojpuri|
|Gawanwa Le Ja Raja Ji||Bhojpuri|
|Rang Barse Ganga Kinaar||Bhojpuri|
|8 PM: A Murder Mystery||Inspector Raja||Hindi|
|2009||Hamar Rajau Daroga No. 1||Bhojpuri|
|2012||Bol Bachchan||Ravi Shastri||Hindi|
|2016||Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3||Mickey||Hindi|
|2018||Teri Bhabhi Hai Pagle||Raaj Chopra||Hindi|
|2019||Sharmaji Ki Lag Gai||Murli||Hindi|
|Time Nahi Hai||Magan||Hindi|
|Marne Bhi Do Yaaron||Samay / Time||Hindi|
|2020||O Pushpa I Hate Tears||Shyam||Hindi|
- 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
- "Krushna Abhishek's 30th birthday party". The Times of India. 31 May 2013. Archived from the original on 24 April 2016. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
- "Kashmera, Krushna secretly got married in July 2013". The Times of India. TNN. 18 January 2015. Archived from the original on 11 September 2018. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
- "Comedian Krushna Abhishek and wife Kashmera Shah are now parents to twins". 18 January 2015. Archived from the original on 3 June 2020. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
- "TV actors dominate Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4". The Times of India. 8 December 2010. Archived from the original on 12 December 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Shekhar Suman, Renuka Shahane among 'Jhalak..' participants". The Indian Express. 8 December 2010. Archived from the original on 11 January 2011. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Bharti Singh and Krushna Abhishek to join The Kapil Sharma Show". The Indian Express. 1 November 2018. Archived from the original on 24 January 2019. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
- "The Kapil Sharma Show: 'Sapna' Krushna Abhishek decides to walk away after seeing Remo D'Souza and his gang on stage - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
- Bhasin, Shriya (13 October 2020). "The Kapil Sharma Show: Krushna Abhishek once said NO to play the role of Sapna. Know why". www.indiatvnews.com. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
- Joshi, Nitin (12 February 2007). "Pro-file:Krishna Abhishek". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 5 May 2007. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "We are in a deep relationship". Daily News and Analysis. 18 January 2007. Archived from the original on 25 August 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Nach Baliye 3 ready to hit screens". CNN-IBN. 20 September 2007. Archived from the original on 20 March 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Shall we dance?". The Telegraph. 26 August 2007. Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Ankita out of 'Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa'". The Times of India. 17 February 2011. Retrieved 12 February 2011.[dead link]
- "What's next for Kash-Krushna?". The Times of India. TNN. 7 February 2011. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Priyanka Chopra: On love". The Times of India. 4 February 2011. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Priyanka plays peacemaker between Krishna, Kashmera". NDTV. Archived from the original on 6 February 2011. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
- "Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa to launch a show on SAB TV". The Indian Express. 8 July 2020. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
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