|D.O.B.||Jan 01, 1967|
Parents: Prem Chand Sharma, Siblings: Ghanshyam Sharma and Spouse: Pratibha Sharma
Yashpal Sharma is a Bollywood actor born in January 1, 1967 near Hisar of Haryana. He was born and brought up in a lower-middle-class family. His father, Prem Chand Sharma, worked for the Haryana Public Works Department (PWD) - Irrigation and Canal. Yashpal Sharma used to live in 'Nahar Colony' on Rajgargh Road in Hisar, along with his elder brother Ghanshyam Sharma. From a young age, he was interested in acting and used to actively organise and participate in Ramlila during Dasara festivals.
After his graduation he joined the National School of Drama Repertory Company in Delhi, where he worked for about two years before moving to Mumbai in 1997. His first big break was Govind Nihlani's film, Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa (1998), which gave him a chance to act alongside Jaya Bachchan and Nandita Das. He also started appearing in commercial films, like Shool and Arjun Pandit. However it was the Academy Award-nominated Lagaan (2001) which brought him to limelight, and thereafter he appeared in Gangajal (2003) and Ab Tak Chhappan.
Debuted in movie Govind Nihlani's film, Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa in 1998