Ankush Hazra was born on 14 of February 1989. His birthplace is Bardhaman, West Bengal, India. However, his family belongs to Dhaka, Bangladesh who shifted to West Bengal during the partition. Currently, he resides in Kolkata. He completed his primary and secondary education from the Holy Rock School, Bardhaman and East West Model School. After completing his school, he entered a university in Durgapur to continue his higher studies in Electronic Engineering.
Since childhood, he loved acting and dreamt of becoming an actor since then.. After completing university studies, he moved to Kolkata. Before he stepped into the cinema, he learnt acting from an acting school at Bhowanipore, under the guidance of Pijus Saha. He has also learned dancing under Bivash Chowdhury. An experiencewhich he obtained from the Bivash Academy of Dance was very helpful to his career as an actor. Also, he obtained a BBA degree from The Heritage Academy in Kolkata.
In the year 2010, he debuted with the film named “Kellafate” in Bengali cinema. It was produced by Pijush Saha and Ankush played the main role with Rupashree. The performance of Ankush was significant throughout the movie. Hence, he was awarded with the best dancer award in Big Bangla Rising Star Award Ceremony. His second film was “Idiot”, produced by Ashok Dhanuka. The "Idiot" was a romantic movie and Ankush played the role of Samrat.
played the role of Samrat’s lover. "Idiot" became a super hit with box office records. His fourth film was “Khiladi”. Khiladi was also a production of Ashok Dhanuka. There he played the role of Sulaiman/ Krishna Bhattacharya and the heroine of the film was
. Followed by the success of Khiladi, Ankush worked in several Bengali films such as “Ami Shudhu Cheyechi Tomay”, “Romeo vs Juliet” and “Jamai 420”. In "Ami Shudhu Cheyechi Tomay", Ankush played the role of Abhijeet and he received the best actor award at a Kalakar Awards Ceremony for his appearance in the film. “Premi O Premi” and “Aashiqui” are two films of Ankush which are to be released in the next year.