|Utkarsh Sharma Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||May 22, 1994|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Utkarsh Sharma is an Indian actor, writer, and director who started his career as a child artist by appearing as Charan Jeet Singh in the hit film Gadar: Ek Prem Katha in 2001. Over the years, he has been cast in many other projects which include the likes of Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo, Apne, Genius, and Gadar 2: The Katha Continues.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Utkarsh Sharma studied at Jamnabai Narsee School located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Afterward, he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Production and Direction from Chapman University in Orange, California. He also attended Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute (originally the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute).
Additionally, he has taken dance lessons.
Actor, Writer, Director
- Father – Anil Sharma (Director, Producer)
- Mother – Suman Sharma (Former Basketball Player, Recipient of the Arjuna Award in 1983 in basketball for her achievements in the field of sports)
- Siblings – Kairvina Sharma (Sister) (Musician)
- Others – K.C. Sharma (Grandfather), Bimla Sharma (Grandmother)
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Usually sports a beard
Utkarsh Sharma Facts
- He made his first theatrical film appearance as Charan Jeet Singh (Tara Singh and Sakeena’s son) in the 2001 Hindi-language romantic period action drama film Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, starring Sunny Deol, Ameesha Patel, Amrish Puri, and Lilette Dubey. Set during the Partition of India in 1947, the film is loosely based on the life of Boota Singh.
- Utkarsh Sharma played the younger version of Kunal/Vikramjeet Singh in the 2004 war film Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Sathiyo, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol, Divya Khosla Kumar, Danny Denzongpa, Ashutosh Rana, Sandali Sinha, Nagma, and Aarti Chabaria.
- In 2007, he was seen as Angad Singh Choudhary in the Hindi-language sports drama film Apne. The film’s lead cast included Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Katrina Kaif, Shilpa Shetty, Kirron Kher, and Kunal Rajbhatt.
- Along with Ishita Chauhan, Mithun Chakraborty, Ayesha Jhulka, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Malti Chahar, K. K. Raina, Abhimanyu Singh, and Dev Gill, he co-starred as Vasudev Shastri aka Genius (Nandini’s love interest) in the Hindi-language romantic psychological action thriller film Genius in 2018. The film received generally negative reviews with Bollywood Hungama giving it 1/5 stars saying, “On the whole, GENIUS is an extremely poor and senseless fare.”
- Utkarsh reprised his role of Charanjeet “Jeete” Singh (Tara and Sakeena’s son) in the 2023 Hindi-language period action drama film Gadar 2, a sequel to the 2001 film Gadar: Ek Prem Katha.
- As a writer, he has worked on projects like Purpose, Still Life, and Devika.
- Utkarsh enjoys playing football.
Featured Image by Utkarsh Sharma / Instagram