Bijou Thaangjam

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Bijou Thaangjam
Bijou Thaangjam.jpg
Lakme Fashion week 2014
Born Thangjam Biju Singh
24 March
Imphal, Manipur, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, Lyricist, Art Director & Chef
Years active 2011-present

Bijou Thaangjam (born Thangjam Biju Singh) is an Indian actor, lyricist, art director and chef.[1][2]. Meitei descent originally from Imphal, Manipur, he was one of the contestant on the reality cooking competition MasterChef India 2. He is known for his role in the film Mary Kom and Shivaay.[3]

Masterchef India[edit]

Bijou Thaangjam competed on the Star Plus reality cooking competition, Masterchef India, he was one of the Top 50 contestants of Masterchef India 2011.[4]


Bijou Thaangjam first appeared as a contestant on the reality cooking competition MasterChef India 2, he later debuted as an actor and a lyricist in Omung Kumar's Mary Kom (film) (2014) starring Priyanka Chopra as Mary Kom.

He played the role 'Kancha' in Shivaay (2016) which is a Hindi film directed and produced by Ajay Devgan

He has since finished work on one more feature film, Robinhood Ke Pote, III Smoking Barrels, Penalty and Jagga Jasoos which is due for commercial release in India in late 2017. Currently he will be seen in ALT Balaji show The Test Case (web series).[5]


Year Title Role Notes
2014 Mary Kom (film) Naobi
2016 Robinhood ke Pote Waiter Post Production
2016 Shivaay Kancha
2016 III Smoking Barrels Chiru's Friend Post Production
2016 Karma Cafe James Post Production
2017 Jagga Jasoos Cameo Filming
2017 Penalty Bijou Filming
2017 My Japanese Niece Local Tour Guide Filming


TV Show TV Channel Character played
MasterChef India Star Plus Top 50
Superstar Santa UTV Stars As Himself
Dil Dosti Dance Channel V India Karma Wangchuk's Brother
TRAFFIC MTV India Joseph
Code Red Colors TV

Web Series[edit]

Show Channel Character played
The Test Case (web series) ALT Balaji Tej Bahadur Thapa


  1. ^ "Bijou Thangjam reaches the Best top 50 Chef of India 2011 for Master Chef India 2 ~ Pictures from Manipur". Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  2. ^ Nishikanta, Naorem. "The secret recipes of Bijou Thaangjam". Manipur Times. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  3. ^ "Why Priyanka Chopra was picked to play Mary Kom | Business Standard News". 2014-08-23. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  4. ^ "Bijou Thangjam reaches the Best top 50 Chef of India 2011 for Master Chef India 2". 2012-01-07. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  5. ^ "NE Actor Bijou Thaangjam now on Ekta Kapoor's 'The Test Case'". 22 April 2017. Retrieved 2017-05-19. 

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