|Full Name||Dhruv Vikash Verma|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters– 180 cm
in meters– 1.80 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 11”
|Weight||in kilograms– 80 kg
in pounds– 175 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Film: No Means No/ Nie Means Nie (2017)
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||• Hindi Dramatics award for Best Actor awarded by judging Panel comprising Ms. Richa Chadda (Actor in Bollywood) and Ms. Seher Latif (Renowned casting director in Bollywood)
• Best Speaker at English Elocution
• Best Speaker at Hindi Elocution
• Best Speaker at English Debates
• Certification in Krav Maga (Israeli Fighting style developed for the army), Poland
• Certification in Jyrki Sario Defendo (Defensive Fighting Style developed for the European police), Poland
• Certification in weaponry handling of 17 different Handguns, rifles and shotguns, Poland
• Member- Polish Equestrian Federation
|Date of Birth||12 September 1997 (Friday)|
|Age (as of 2020)||23 Years|
|School||The Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai ; House: Savage (Green)- House Captain|
|College/University||H. R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||Business Management with Specialization in Marketing|
|Address||701,702 (Penthouse), Panchsheel Condominium, C-Road, Marine Drive, Mumbai, 4, 126, Gloucester Terrace, Hyde Park, London W26HP|
|Hobbies||Horse Riding, Reading, Writing, Shooting, and Hiking|
|Skills||• Horse Riding (Polish Equestrian Federation level 1, ARC Certification)
• Fighting styles (Krav Maga, Jyrki Sario Defendo, basics of Boxing, Muay Thai Training certification from Fenix Bielsko Biała under Bartek Dobrowolski)
• Weaponry (Training with Bielsko Gun club: Glock 7, Glock 9, CZ-P07, Winchester Pistol, Moserberg Shotgun, AK-47, AR-15 1st and 2nd Generation)
• Right and left Hand driving, manual and automatic.
• Tennis (Training with Mahesh Bhupati Training academy, Maharashtra State Lawn tennis association certification, tournament winner)
• Basics of Tango (Training under Michał Stasica in Zywiec Poland)
• Singing (Choir of the Cathedral and John Connon school)
• Elocution (Certification and competitions in School)
• Debates (Anglo debate, school certificates)
• Creative Writing
|Acting Background||• Lion king Play, Pre-Primary
• School plays and Theatre
• Streetplay (Kala Ghoda arts festival, MISC intercollegiate competitions)
• Theatre with Prisha Productions (Ahemdabad Show)
|Social Service||• President of Social Service Club of Cathedral and John Cannon school
• Habitat for Humanity
• Welfare for Stray Dogs
• Govardhan Eco Society Iskcon
|Languages Known||Hindi, English, Gujarati, and Polish|
|Relationships & More|
Father– Vikash Verma (Producer, Director, Owner-G-7 Securitas Group)
Mother– Sonali Verma (Artist)
|Siblings||Sister– Jahnavi Verma, Artist (University of Arts, London and Art Director of the film No Means No)|
|Food||Stewed Meat, Cheesecake, Biryani|
|Actor(s)||Johnny Depp, Sanjay Dutt|
|Actress(es)||Cate Blanchett and Emily Blunt|
Bollywood– Muna Bhai MBBS, Kahaani
Hollywood– The Lion King, The Lord of The Rings, The Last Samurai
|Singer(s)||Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley|
|TV Shows||Breaking Bad, Friends|
|Colour(s)||Black, Navy Blue|
|Perfume(s)||Terré de Hermes, Bleu de Chanel|
|Travel Destination(s)||Goa, Poland, Dubai|
|Car Collection||• Mercedes SL-R129 (Classic)
• Toyota Celica Sports
• Hummer H2
|Bike Collection||Honda CBR|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Dhruv Verma
- Dhruv Verma is an Indian actor. When he was less than six years old, he played the role of Simba in the Lion King in a theatre play.
- When Dhruv Verma was born, Hollywood megastar Steven Segal flew down to India and blessed him with Buddhist chants.
- Dhruv Verma worked for the welfare of stray dogs during his school years. In fact, 2 out of his 3 dogs are rescued strays (Zorro and Misty).
- He has specialized in weapon training and is able to properly handle over 15 different rifles and handguns.
- He has a keen interest in advanced English literature. He did an Advanced Program in Psychology and History of the United States under PhD Professor Dr Kapadia.
- During his school life, he actively participated in various cultural activities. While he was in school, he won many awards in Hindi and English elocution and debates.
- He has received awards for playing the role of a high functioning sociopath in an English Drama play, and he has also won an award for playing the role of “The Blue Bird” a character from Salman Rushdie’s novel: Haroun and the Sea of Stories.
- He was declared as the winner of Jehangir Patel Essay competition all over Mumbai and was selected to write for the Commonwealth Essay Competition.
- Being founded as a choir school, he was part of the Choir. For his numerous achievements for his house, he was made the House Captain and led the house to the closest-ever it had been in 12 years, to achieve the annual House cup trophy. His article speaks of all the achievements under his leadership.
- In the 4th Grade, Dhruv recorded his voice for e-curriculums which were distributed all around Maharashtra, lent his powerful voice to poems like “Chetak ki Veerta.”
- He participated in various recreational activities, like hiking and trekking for which he achieved the Gold Level in the International Awards for Young People.
- Dhruv was made the Vice President of the Interact Club which handled all the social work of the school. He used to teach underprivileged children.
- Dhruv helped in building organic, eco-friendly constructions in the Govardhan Eco Village run by Iskcon and was befriended by all the monks living there.
- He has actively participated for the welfare of stray dogs, environment-saving work, and has worked for the NGO habitat for humanity.
- He was part of the cultural council while he was in college. He has participated in Pan India recognisable cultural festivals such as Malhar by Xaviers College, Kaleidoscope by Sophia’s college, WAVES by BITS Pilani Goa and many more.
- He has participated in the Improv Humour under the tutelage of Neville Bharucha as comedian and writer.
- He has received specialised training in Krav Maga (Israeli Fighting style developed for the army) and Jyrki Sario Defendo (Defensive Fighting Style developed for the European police) and boxing under the expert fight master Mr Bartek Dobrowolski, owner of “Feniks Bielsko Biala” Poland. Now, he wants to venture into the training of Aikido like the famous Steven Seagal.
- Dhruv received specialized training for his action roles in the usage and technique of 17 different Handguns, rifles and shotguns. Now, he will be training for Sniper techniques for his role in the Good Maharaja.
- Dhruv Verma trained for horse riding under the Expert leadership of Mr Suresh Taparia (renowned Polo player, and riding instructor for Jacqueline Fernandez, Ranbir Kapoor and other Bollywood actors) in the Amateur Riders club in Mahalaxmi racecourse. He took further training in the “Akademia Jazdy Konnej Solka” of Poland where he completed the course and was made a member of the Polish Equestrian Federation.
- He is a dog lover, and he loves reading books. He is a fan of classic cars and classic music.
- He is often spotted with various popular Indian celebrities.