Indian film and theatre actor, music director, lyricist, singer and scriptwriter
Piyush Mishra (born 13 January 1963) is an Indian film and theatre actor, music director, lyricist, singer and scriptwriter. Mishra grew up in Gwalior, and graduated from National School of Drama, Delhi in 1986. Thereafter, he started his career in Hindi theatre in Delhi. Over the next decade, he established himself as a theatre director, actor, lyricist and singer. He moved to Mumbai in 2002, receiving acclaim for his acting in Maqbool (2003) and Gangs of Wasseypur (2012).
As a film lyricist and singer, he is noted for his songs Arre Ruk Ja Re Bandeh in Black Friday, (2004), Aarambh Hai Prachand in Gulaal (2009), Ik Bagal in Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1, (2012), and Husna in MTV Coke Studio, (2012).