Piyush Mishra says No Kapoor or Khan got here in his manner however admits there may be 'goondaism', 'dadagiri' in Bollywood

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Piyush Mishra on nepotism in Bollywood& 

Key Highlights

  • Piyush Mishra has opened up about nepotism in Bollywood
  • He says that nepotism by no means harmed him as he entered the business late
  • He, nonetheless, admitted that there’s goondaism and dadagiri in Bollywood

Piyush Mishra acquired his breakthrough after he appeared in a pivotal position in Anurag Kashyap’s Gulaal. Besides performing, he additionally composed and sung songs for the movie that had been fairly successful amongst the listeners. He was later seen in Gangs of Wasseypur which attained cult standing. 

Of late, quite a bit has been discussed and debated about nepotism within the Hindi movie business. When Piyush Mishra was requested about it, he acknowledged that nepotism has by no means harmed him as he entered the business fairly late in his profession. 

He informed Hindustan Times, “Personally, nepotism never harmed me. I entered the industry after my prime (youth) ended. I did what I wanted to, I did a lot of work. I was never affected by nepotism. No Kapoor or Khan family came in my way. For me, nepotism does not really exist, and even if it does, it has not harmed me yet. But yes, there goondaism in the industry. Dadagiri hai (sic).”

Further elaborating on his assertion, Mishra added, “Huge stars and writers want newcomers to first pay their respect to them and then work. It depends on you – whether you want to pay respects or simply go ahead with your work. I was not ready (for bowing down) so I continued working in my own way. When I found something amiss or not according to my preference, I would just leave.”


Piyush Mishra was not too long ago seen in internet sequence, JL50 starring Abhay Deol and Pankaj Kapur. The sci-fi drama was certainly one of its type present to return out of India and is an intriguing watch. 

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Before that Piyush Mishra was additionally seen in authorized drama, Illegal starring Neha Sharma. Both JL50 and Illegal are streaming on Sony Liv and Voot, respectively 

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