Brahma Mishra Wiki, Age, Death, Family, Biography & More

Brahma Mishra was an Indian actor who is best known for appearing in Bollywood films Manjhi: The Mountain Man (2015) and Kesari (2019), and the Amazon Prime web series Mirzapur (Season 1 & 2).


Brahma Mishra was born in 1985 (age 36 years; at the time of death) as Bramhaswaroop Mishra [1], and he hailed from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. Brahma pursued his graduation from Institute for Excellence in Higher Education, Bhopal. Thereafter, he did a two-year course in film and television from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. [2] In 2009, he moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in acting.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 4″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Family & Caste/Ethnicity

Parents & Siblings

His father is a retired bank employee, and his mother is a homemaker. His brother, Sandeep Mishra, is a lawyer.

Relationships, Wife & Children

Not much is known about his relationships.



In 2013, Brahma Mishra made his Bollywood debut with the film Chor-Chor Super Chor in which he played the role of Vava.

Brahma Mishra in Chor-Chor Super Chor (2013)

In 2015, he appeared in the Bollywood film Manjhi: The Mountain Man as Bhura. Thereafter, he appeared in many popular Bollywood films, such as Dangal (2016), Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017), and Super 30 (2019). Later, in 2019, he played the role of ‘Khudadad,’ an iconic character who became a martyr while serving water to the enemies in the Bollywood film ‘Kesari.’

Brahma Mishra in Kesari (2019)

OTT/Web Series

Brahma Mishra made his digital debut with a brief cameo appearance in the TV series Not Fit (2015) on TVFPlay, the show is also termed as India’s first mockumentary.

In 2018, Brahma came into the spotlight when he played the role of Lalit in the Amazon Prime web series Mirzapur.


On 2 December 2021, his dead body was found at his rented residence at Yari Road in Mumbai’s Versova. Reportedly, he died of a heart attack. [3]


  • Brahma Mishra is an occasional smoker.
  • His debut film, Chor-Chor Super Chor (2018), was directed by K. Rajesh who was Brahma’s senior at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. While sharing the memories of his debut movie, Brahma said,

    One day he called me, handed over the script, and said, read it and tell me if you can see yourself playing any of the characters? I said that the character of ‘Vava’ is like me somewhere and he offered me that role in the film.”

  • In 2003, while pursuing his graduation, Brahma expressed his desire to become an actor to his professor Dr. Vijay Bahadur who was a friend of Alakhnandan, a famous theatre artist. Dr. Vijay Bahadur introduced Brahma to Alakhnandan who taught him theatrical skills. In an interview, he said,

    The foundation of my acting was laid through theatre and my first Guru was Alkhanandan Ji. I worked with him in many plays on stage and backstage.”

  • Apart from movies and series, Brahma was also associated with theatre groups like Kopal Productions’ plays, Sharad Joshi Express, and Impatient Seeker.

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