Krushna Abhishek was born and raised in Mumbai. He began his acting career with the famous series Just Mohabbat in 1996. Six years later, he made his silver screen debut with the Hindi film Ye Kaisi Mohabbat Hain in 2002. After that, he appeared in a string of Bhojpuri-language films. Failing to establish himself, he took a long break before returning back as a contestant on Nach Baliye 2.
He participated with his wife Kashmeera Shah in the show and was eliminated after having an extended run in the show. He gained his big break in 2008 when he began participating in the popular standup comedy-based reality show franchise Comedy Circus. Since then, he has participated in and hosted several comedy reality shows winning several accolades for his stellar work. Since, 2018, he has been a part of The Kapil Sharma Show. He also appears on the show Funhit Me Jaari since 2020.
Along with television, he has also a regular feature in films. He was highly praised for his performance in Bol Bachchan. He has played pivotal roles in Bollywood films like Entertainment, Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3, Teri Bhabhi Hain Pagle, and Marne Bhi Do Yaaron. He is mostly offered comic roles and is looked upon as a sought-after comedian by filmmakers and television producers. For his performances in television shows, Krushna Abhishek has also won various ITA awards. His Jodi with Sudesh Lehri was highly popular in Comedy Circus. The duo has also performed at various award shows.
Krushna Abhishek Family
He was born to the late Atmaprakash Sharma and late Padma Sharma. Actress Aarti Singh is her younger sister. Veteran actor Govinda is his maternal uncle. He is married to actress Kashmeera Shah since 2007 and the couple together has 2 sons named Rayaan and Krishaang.
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Krushna Abhishek Controversies
- He was trapped in a sting operation by a team of investigating journalists during the 2019 general elections.
- His turbulent relationship with his maternal uncle Govinda has often made headlines.
- He was so angered by the show Comedy Circus 3 result that he banged his trophy against the floor and it had accidentally hurt another participant Vishakha’s foot.
Krushna Abhishek Net Worth
Krushna Abhishek’s net worth is estimated at around 20 crores. He owns a flat in Andheri and drives Mercedes Benz and Audi Q3.
He won the “Best Actor in a Comic Role” award at the 2014 Indian Telly Awards for his work in the Comedy Circus franchise.
In 2016, Krushna Abhishek was placed on Forbes India‘s ‘Celebrity 100’ list. Krushna tried his hand in the field of film production for the first time with the 2019 movie Marne Bhi Do Yaaron, which was directed by his wife Kashmera Shah.