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Manish Wadhwa Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography

Manish Wadhwa Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 74 kg
Date of Birth April 23, 1972
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Dark Brown

Manish Wadhwa is an Indian actor, voice artist, and theatre actor who is known for playing Chanakya in the Dangal TV historical drama series Chandragupta Maurya, Amal Nanda in the science fiction drama series Hero – Gayab Mode On, and Balaji Vishwanath in the Sony TV historical drama series Peshwa Bajirao. He has also been cast in a variety of other shows and movies such as Padmaavat, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten HeroAamrapaliManikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, Devon Ke Dev…MahadevIss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Ek Baar Phir, Mitwa Phool Kamal KeKohinoorPathaan, Siya Ke Ram, Paramavatar Shri KrishnaCrime PatrolNaagarjuna – Ek YoddhaKahat Hanuman Jai Shri RamShyam Singha RoyGadar 2: The Katha Continues, and Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani.

Born Name

Manish Wadhwa

Nick Name


Manish Wadhwa as seen while smiling for the camera in April 2023
Manish Wadhwa as seen while smiling for the camera in April 2023 (Manish Wadhwa / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Actor, Voice Artist, Theatre Actor



Manish Wadhwa (Right) posing for a picture with John Abraham
Manish Wadhwa (Right) posing for a picture with John Abraham (Manish Wadhwa / Instagram)


5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


74 kg or 163 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Manish Wadhwa has dated –

  1. Priyanka Wadhwa – He is married to Priyanka Wadhwa and the duo parents 2 children – a son named Ashrit Wadhwa and a daughter named Vanshika Wadhwa.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Manish Wadhwa as seen in an Instagram post in March 2023
Manish Wadhwa as seen in an Instagram post in March 2023 (Manish Wadhwa / Instagram)

Manish Wadhwa Facts

  1. He was seen as Captain Inayat Gyani in the 2004 epic biographical war film Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero, starring Sachin Khedekar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rajit Kapur, Divya Dutta, and Arif Zakaria.
  2. Along with Ashish Sharma, Rushiraj Pawar, and Sooraj Thapar, Manish Wadhwa co-starred as Chanakya (a scholar from Takshashila who was Chandragupta’s adviser and Prime Minister of the Maurya Empire) in the historical drama television series Chandragupta Maurya in 2011.
  3. He appeared as Gandharv Sen (Padmavati’s Father) in the 2018 Hindi-language historical drama film Padmaavat, starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, and Aditi Rao Hydari. The film became the 12th highest-grossing Indian film of all time.
  4. Manish Wadhwa brought to life the character of Moropant (Manikarnika’s father) in the Hindi-language historical action drama film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi in 2019. Based on the life of Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi, the film became one of the highest-grossing women-centric films in India. The film’s lead cast included Kangana Ranaut, Jisshu Sengupta, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, and Ankita Lokhande.
  5. He played the role of Mahadev Mahant in the 2021 Telugu-language period romantic drama film Shyam Singha Roy.
  6. In 2023, Manish appeared as General Qadir in the Hindi-language action thriller film Pathaan. The film became the highest-grossing Indian film of 2023, the 2nd-highest-grossing Hindi film of all time, and the 5th-highest-grossing Indian film of all time.
  7. He was cast as Pakistani Army General Viren Khan in the 2023 Hindi-language period action drama film Gadar 2. A sequel to the 2001 film Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, it stars Sunny Deol, Ameesha Patel, and Utkarsh Sharma.
  8. As a dubbing artist, he has worked on numerous shows and movies like The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, LuciferThe Falcon and the Winter SoldierThe SandmanFerdinand, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, InfernoThe Twilight Saga: New MoonTron: LegacyThe Twilight Saga: EclipseThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2Kingsman: The Golden CircleThe Finest HoursCaptain America: The First Avenger, Avengers: Infinity War, Captain America: Civil WarCaptain America: The Winter SoldierMission: Impossible – Fallout, Triple FrontierJagame ThandhiramLady and the Tramp, and Avengers: Endgame.

Featured Image by Manish Wadhwa / Instagram

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