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Darshan Kumar otherwise known as Darshan Gandas is an Indian film entertainer most popular for his job as Krishna Pandit in the Bollywood film The Kashmir Files. He was brought into the world on 1 September 1986 in Kishangarh town of South Delhi. In the wake of finishing his youth instruction in Delhi itself, he additionally moved on from that point. He later moved to Mumbai at 24 years old to seek after a vocation in the acting business. Going to Mumbai, he needed to confront a great deal of battles to get a job in films.

Darshan Kumar hails from a Jat Hindu family from the Kishangarh Village based in South Delhi. At the age of 24 years, Darshan shifted to Mumbai and worked with the Sahej theatre group for more than five years. Darshan’s family details are not known and neither that of his wife although he is said to be married.


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Darshan Kumar: Biography

Real NameDarshan Gandas Kumar
Nick NameDarshan
Popular ForHis role of Krishna Pandit in the movie The Kashmir Files
Date of Birth1 September 1986
Age (as of 2022)35 years
BirthplaceKishangarh, South Delhi, Delhi, India
HometownDelhi, India
Current AddressMumbai, India
Language KnownHindi & English
Educational QualificationMasters & Media Courses
SchoolNot Known
College NameNot Known
Zodiac Sign/Star SignVirgo
DebutFilm: Tere Naam (2003)

TV: Chotti Bahu (2008)

AwardsIIFA Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role

Physical Attributes

HeightIn Centimeter: 173 cm
In Meter: 1.73 m
In Feet&Inches: 5’8″
Weight in kilogramIn kilograms- 75 kg
In pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurement42-30-15
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack


ParentsFather: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
SiblingsBrother: Surjeert Singh
Sister: Not Known
ChildrenNot Known
Wife NameNot Known
Martial StatusMarried
Girlfriends / AffairsNot Known

Darshan Kumar: Personal Background

Talking about the personal background of Darshan, there is not much of information available on the web about his personal background. However, it is known that he was born in New Delhi and most of his childhood was actually spend the capital of India. In addition to this, it is known that he moved to Mumbai when he turned 24 and that is when he started his career. There is no information available about his educational background but it is known that he is a graduate and he completed his education from Delhi only. Talking about the personal life, Darshan Kumar is married and at present, he lives in Mumbai with his wife.

Darshan Kumar: Career

Prior to making his acting introduction, he was related with Sahej Theater Group as a theater craftsman. He worked with that performance center gathering for around 5 years where he additionally got an opportunity to work with Bollywood entertainer Naseeruddin Shah. Notwithstanding, he began his acting vocation with Salman Khan’s film Tere Naam delivered in 2003. In a meeting, he had informed that

“I was 13-14 years of age and examined in class IX or X. A large number of my companions planned to try out for the film. My companions hauled me and I was chosen in the tryout. I should assume the part of a kid named Kanak Sharma, who is Salman Khan’s companion in the film. I figured Salman Bhai wouldn’t remember me after the film. After some time he met me in Spain. He conversed with me and buckled down for me. Adulated as well.”

Darshan made his TV debut in 2008 as Purab in the Zee TV sequential Chotti Bahu. He was related with that sequential till 2010, later around the same time he played the personality of Mridang Lal in Imagine TV sequential Baba Aisa Varr Dhoondo. In 2011, he assumed the part of Adi Shukracharya, the master of devils, in the Life OK fanciful show Devon Ke Dev Mahadev.

Be that as it may, notwithstanding accomplishing noticeable work in TV serials, he was not getting the acknowledgment he merited. He needed to battle a ton for each job. Reviewing the times of his battle, he had told in a meeting that

“In spite of doing many movies … needed to battle. Used to walk five-seven km for tryouts. As a matter of fact, I was unable to manage the cost of the transport ticket consistently. With the cash of the transport ticket, he used to purchase ParleG bread rolls, which he used to go through the entire day eating. From that point forward, I used to go for naming, for which I used to get ₹400 to ₹500. This was an undeniably challenging time”.

In the wake of working in 2, 3 serials, he got his first film Mary Kom wherein he assumed the splendid part of Onler Kom. However Darshan’s first film was NH 10 yet his first film became Mary Kom which was delivered before in theaters. He came into the spotlight from his first film wherein he acted splendidly. He later won the IIFA Award in the class of Best Performance in a Negative Role for his job Satbir in NH10 (2015).

He has up until this point given his heavenly exhibitions in Bollywood Movies Sarabjit (2016), A Gentleman (2017), Baaghi 2 (2018), and Toofaan (2021). In 2022, his job Krishna Pandit in the film The Kashmir Files, made on the annihilation of Kashmiri Pandits, was popular with the crowd. Aside from working in movies and TV serials, he has made an alternate personality on the OTT stage.

Subsequent to appearing with the Zee5 web series Parchhayee in 2019, he is ceaselessly dynamic on the OTT stage. In 2019, he leaving his imprint among the crowd in the job of Major Sameer in Amazon Prime Video’s show The Family Man.

In 2020 he played Major Raunak Gautam in Avrodh the Siege Within which was circulated on Sony Liv. Around the same time, he showed up in MX Player’s web series Aashram as SI Ujagar Singh, which turned out to be very well known among the crowd.


Darshan Kumar: Networth

Net Worth (as in 2022) $ 05 Million
Monthly SalaryUnder review
Income SourceFilms, Web Series
Update Status2022


  • Darshan was born in middle class Jat Hindu family in Kishangarh village, South Delhi, India.
  • At the of 14, he got a chance to play the role of Salman Khan’s friend Kanak Sharma in the film Tere Naam.
  • At the age of 24, Darshan started his career as a theatre artist in the Sahej Theatre group Mumbai.
  • He worked as a theatre artist with Naseeruddin Shah in the Sahej Theatre group for 5 years.
  • He started his career from the television serial Chotti Bahu in 2008.
  • After working in 2, 3 serials like Baba Aisa Varr Dhoondo and Devon Ke Dev Mahadev, he started his acting career from the Bollywood film Mary Kom.
  • He is also a fitness enthusiast and loves to work out in his spare time.
  • He got immense popularity from his role as Satbir in the Bollywood film NH 10.
  • Darshan got IIFA Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role for his role of Satbir in NH10.
  • He also got the Iconic Gold Awards 2021 in the category of Most Versatile Actor.
  • In 2022, he got worldwide popularity from his role as Krishna Pandit in the Bollywood film The Kashmir Files.

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The country's censor board, which had earlier cleared the movie, decided to review its decision after it was approached by some community groups. The country's censor board had given 'The Kashmir Files' a certificate that allows individuals above the age of 16 and over to watch it.

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