Himanshu Bawandar, popularly known as Comedian Kavi Himanshu Bawandar, is an Indian comedian, scriptwriter, and poet. He is best known for playing the character of Bhola Purush in the series Liv 2 Laugh. In 2022, he participated in Sony TV’s India’s Laughter Champion (2022), a reality TV comedy show.
Himanshu Sharma was born in 1991 (age 31 years; as of 2022) in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. His hometown is Amravati, Maharashtra.
He did his schooling at Lokmanya Tilak Science & Commerce College (LOTI), Ujjain. Thereafter, she attended Vikram University, Ujjain. While studying in college, he actively took part in the drama. In one such play titled ‘Garvi Gujarat,’ Himanshu played the lead role of the great saint Narsinh Mehta.
Height (approx.): 5′ 2″
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Brown
Parents & Siblings
Himanshu’s mother’s name is Uma Sharma. Not much is known about his father.
Wife & Children
Himanshu got married to Lata Sharma on 15 November 2016. Together, they have a daughter named Gauri.
Himanshu Bawandar belongs to a Hindu family and follows Hinduism.
Himanshu Bawandar started his career as a marketing head of Mishra Home Tutorials in Ujjain. After working there for a while, Himanshu resigned from his job and started working as an agent at LIC India Forever, Ujjain. In 2016, Himanshu founded Gauri Tour and Travels, a travelling agency in Ujjain.
In 2015, Himanshu made his television debut by participating in the reality TV comedy show ‘Comedy Superstar,’ which aired on SONY SAB TV. He was the only artist from Madhya Pradesh to get selected for the show. His performance in the show was appreciated by the judges, and he got eliminated from the show after reaching the top 5.
In 2017, he participated in Doordarshan’s Hasane Ka Mukhiya Kaun?, a reality TV comedy show. He emerged as the first runner-up in the show.
Himanshu gained immense popularity by playing the character of Bhola Purush in the comedy series Liv 2 Laugh.
In 2020, he participated in Flipkart’s Indian stand-up comedy show Sabse Funny Kaun?.
In 2022, he appeared as a contestant in Sony TV’s reality TV comedy show India’s Laughter Champion.
Apart from being a comedian, he is also a poet and has shared the stage with many eminent poets like Hari Om Panwar, Shailesh Lodha, and Kumar Vishwas. He has also performed live at various stand-up comedy stage shows.
Himanshu has hosted many corporate events.
- Beverage: Tea
- Singer: Udit Narayan
- TV Show(s): Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma (2008), Man vs. Wild (2006)
- Film: Phir Hera Pheri (2006)
- He is also referred to as Bawandar Kavi.
- Himanshu is good at four languages- English, Gujarati, Sanskrit, and Hindi.
- Himanshu has participated in more than 250 All India Poetry Conferences (as of 2022).
- He owns a Maruti Swift.
- Himanshu has received several awards and recognitions for his contribution to comedy.
- He is an ardent follower of Mahakaal (Lord Shiva).
- Himanshu also follows the teachings of his guru Sant Sri Uttam Swami Ji Maharaj.