|Yashpal Sharma Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||January 1, 1967|
Yashpal Sharma is an Indian actor and director who has left his mark in the Hindi Film Industry by giving stellar performances in films such as Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2003), Pukar (2000), Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001), Gangaajal (2003), Chameli (2003), Ab Tak Chhappan (2004), Apaharan (2005), Lakshyam (2007), Deshdrohi (2008), Singh Is Kinng (2008), Tashan (2008), Aarakshan (2011), Rowdy Rathore (2012), Singh Saab the Great (2013), Bunty Aur Babli 2 (2021), Tubelight (2017), to name a few.
Hisar, Haryana, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Yashpal Sharma studied acting at the prestigious National School of Drama located in New Delhi and graduated from the institute in 1994.
- Father – Prem Chand Sharma
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Yashpal Sharma has dated –
- Pratibha Sharma – The Rowdy Rathore (2012) actor has been happily married to Pratibha Sharma for more than a decade. His wife Pratibha is best known for directing the documentary titled Aamu Aankha Ek Se. In the past, the couple became parents with the arrival of 2 sons.
Race / Ethnicity
He sports a mustache.
Yashpal has endorsed or promoted brands such as KD Paints.
Yashpal Sharma Facts
- He made his film debut in Govind Nihalani’s acclaimed film, Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa (1998) in the role of Laltu. His co-stars in the film were veteran actors like Jaya Bachchan and Nandita Das. Moreover, the film was the recipient of the National Film Award for ‘Best Feature Film in Hindi’ in 1998.
- Yashpal was awarded the ‘Best Actor’ award at the Whatashort Independent International Film Festival in 2016 for the Aly Rana-directed short film titled Moksha.
- In 2011, he played a significant role in the legendary actor Dev Anand’s last film named Chargesheet.
- Yashpal directed the Haryanvi film Dada Lakhmi (2021), which ended up receiving the National Film Award for ‘Best Feature Film in Haryanvi’, in addition to winning a total of 68 International awards. Additionally, the highly-acclaimed film was also screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2021.
- He was offered the role of Lakha in the Oscar-nominated film, Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001), starring Aamir Khan in the lead role, by the film’s director Ashutosh Gowariker as the two had worked together in a few episodes of the crime show, CID.
- Yashpal shares his birth date with many prominent celebrities from all over the world like Ice Spice, Nia Lovelis, Colin Morgan, Jack Fowler, Morris Chestnut, Tom Ackerley, Angourie Rice, Dana Andrews, Frank Langella, Jack Wilshere, Carole Landis, Nana Patekar, Mary Beard, and many others.
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