Harsh Mayar is an Indian actor. He won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for his work in the 2011 film I Am Kalam.
Harsh Mayar was born on Sunday, 22 March 1998 (age 24; as of 2022) in Dakshinpuri, New Delhi. He did his schooling at Yogi Arvind Sarvodya Bal Vidyalaya in New Delhi.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
His parents got married on 9 May. Harsh has a sibling named Chandan Mua, who is a professional makeup artist.
Harsh Mayar is in a relationship with Sukanya Rajan.
In 2011, Harsh made his debut with Nila Madhab Panda’s award-winning film titled I Am Kalam in which he played the role of Chotu (who calls himself Kalam as inspired by former President of India, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam). His role in the film earned him immense popularity and the 58th National Film Award (2011) for the best child actor.
In 2012, Harsh appeared in Nila Madhab Panda’s film titled Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid in which he played Ajite, the leader of the kids’ gang in a village.
Harsh appeared in many films such as Chaarfutiya Chhokare (2014), Hichki (2018), Desires of the Heart (2013), Padh Le Basanti (2019), and Kanpuriye (2019).
Harsh has also acted in Indian web series such as Gullak (2019), Abhay (2019)
In 2014, he made his television debut with the Hindi crime series titled Gumrah: End of Innocence. In this series, he appeared as a bully.
Mayar was in a Hindi musical titled ‘Paighamber’, directed by Vikas Dwivedi, with Tom Alter and Amit Behl in lead roles.
Awards, Honours, Achievements
- 2011: River Rock Award Best Actor in Silent River Film Festival, California -I Am Kalam
- 2011: Special Mention for Best Actor in International Children’s Film Festival India, Hyderabad – I Am Kalam
- 2010: Best Actor in Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad”
- 2010: Best Child Actor – I Am Kalam
- 2011: Best Child Actor In Bhagat Singh Bravery Award
- Film(s): Sadma (1983) and Good Newwz (2019)
- Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
- Actress: Kangana Ranaut
- Cartoon(s): Tom & Jerry, Scooby-Doo, Richie Rich, and Noddy
- Web series: Money Heist
- After the release of the film ‘I Am Kalam’ (2011), former Indian President Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam gifted his autobiography to Harsh Mayar.
- Harsh has a keen interest in singing and dancing.
- He has a pet dog named Romeo Mayar.