Sanjay Mishra is an Indian comedian, most famous for his role as Apple Singh, featured in the ESPN Star Sports during the 1999 Cricket World Cup. Apart from that, he has acted in countless other Bollywood films, his most famous roles being Dil Se (1998),
(2013) and Jolly LLB (2013) to name a few.
Born in 1963 in Bihar, Sanjay Mishra joined the National School of Drama after his graduation. He acted in many TV commercials before he got a role in the TV series Chanakya in 1991. In 1995 he made his Indian film debut in Oh Darling!Yeh Hai India! followed by Rajkumar (1996) and Satya (1998). His Role in Satya and Dil Se (1998) helped him grab a role in
as Shukla. For the next few years he appeared in TV serials till 2005 after which he completely switched to Bollywood films. His acting was much praised in
Bunty Aur Babli
, Apna Sapna Money Money, Golmaal:Fun Unlimited and Dhamaal, the last two being consecutive hits in 2006. He later starred in many small roles in big banner films before his role as RGV in All The Best:Fun Begins made him a national phenomenon. His famous dialogue "Dhondu Just Chill" was a common dialogue on the streets.
He went on to win the Indian TV Honors Golden Globe awards in 2011. In the same year he won the Star Screen Awards and in 2014, won the Jagran Films awards.
His recent releases include Phas Gaye Re Obama, based on the Indian recession,
and Kick. Though Sanjay Mishra did some serious roles in a couple of films like Zameen, Charas and Satya, he is mainly recognised as a comedian.