Hemant Mishra is one of India's best-known theater actors who acted in Hindi movies and Television series too. He was born in 1960. He graduated from National School of Drama(1978). The actor is from Delhi where he acted in many TV serials for Doordarshan and a few Hindi movies. He mostly played character actor in the movies. He worked in various kinds of characters on screen and had entertained viewers. The first break he got was in the Hindi movie ‘Ek Ruka Hua Faisla’(1986) where he played a juror along with eleven other jurors in a courtroom. Basu Chatterjee directed the movie. The movie received critical acclaim as it was an adaptation of an American Motion Picture ( 12 Angry Men). In1989, he acted in a commercial movie of Sunny Deol and Sridevi ‘Joshilaay.
Shekhar Kapur directed some scenes in the movie. Then, he ditched efforts halfway through the movie's production. Shekhar Kapur, who was planning “
Bandit Queen,'', had cast this actor in a character role. Later on,
Mani Ratnam signed him for a cameo role in a movie ‘
The actor made more mark in theater and stage by acting, directing and even writing a story for plays that was hosted on stages. His involvement in theater provided him with the opportunity to work with many distinguished actors. With every drama and plays that he hosted on stage never stopped, and he tried to get better and better working with people he thought are going to bring something new out of stage performances. He had undertaken then to directing more than 23 plays ( a few can be listed like ’Shrad,' “Kafan,' ‘Paper Wait’ etc.).
He also lost a part of his youth to the fame and success of many drama projects in which he had acted. Those dramas fared well with audiences( a few can be listed like ‘Oh America’,’ Awaaz Ka Nilam’ and ‘Chakra’).
He also acted in plays that he directed and even wrote. The actor has hosted over 1,500 open stage plays. The actor also started Tarrce Theater since 1981 in New Delhi.
Hemant also directed some TV plays and written script for few TV series too. He directed TV series like
Jyoti, Chhotu Motu, Akeli, and Tun Tuniya, etc. He wrote TV scripts for series like ’ Super Six’ and ‘Jyoti’ etc.