Born on 5 November 1982 in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, Shri Neeraj Gupta holds a Master’s degree in music from Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya, Chhattisgarh. Associated with Rangmangal Natya Sanstha, Raipur, he learnt the nuances of theatre arts from Shri Rajkamal Nayak. He has been working in the field of theatre since the last thirteen years as an actor, as well as a musician. In recognition of his talent in theatre, he has been felicitated by many institutions. Shri Neeraj Gupta is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2016 for his notable talent in the field of theatre acting.