|Neil Nitin Mukesh Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||January 15, 1982|
Neil Nitin Mukesh is an Indian actor, producer, writer, director, photographer, singer, and composer who has worked primarily in Bollywood films. His filmography consists of movies like New York, Johnny Gaddaar, 7 Khoon Maaf, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Golmaal Again, Bypass Road, Saaho, Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharnii, Vijay, Jail, Aa Dekhen Zara, Kavacham, Dassehra, Lafangey Parindey, 3G, Wazir, Tera Kya Hoga Johnny, Shortcut Romeo, Players, Kaththi, David, Indu Sarkar, and Ishqeria.
Neil Nitin Mukesh Chand Mathur
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Neil Nitin Mukesh attended HR College in Mumbai and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Commerce. He also enrolled in a 4-month workshop at the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute as well as received acting lessons from actor Anupam Kher.
Actor, Producer, Writer, Director, Photographer, Singer, Composer
- Father – Nitin Mukesh Mathur (Playback Singer)
- Mother – Nishi Mukesh
- Siblings – Naman Nitin Mukesh (Brother)
- Others – Mukesh Chand Mathur (better known as Mukesh) (Paternal Grandfather) (Playback Singer), Saral Trivedi Raichand (Paternal Grandmother), Rita (Paternal Aunt) (Dentist), Nalini (Paternal Aunt) (d. 1978), Mohnish Mathur (Paternal Uncle) (Chartered Accountant), Namrata (Paternal Aunt) (Singer), Sameer Sharma (Cousin) (Director)
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Neil Nitin Mukesh has dated –
- Sonal Chauhan (2012-2013) – It was reported that he was romantically involved with actor, model, and singer Sonal Chauhan between 2012 and 2013. The duo co-starred in the 2013 horror thriller film 3G.
- Rukmini Sahay (2017-Present) – Neil Nitin Mukesh got married to Rukmini Sahay in a traditional Hindu wedding arranged by the familial elders in 2017. He announced via Instagram in April 2018 that they were expecting their first child. On September 20, 2018, the duo was blessed with a daughter named Nurvi Neil Mukesh.
Race / Ethnicity
He has served as an ambassador for Oxemberg, one of the leading clothing brands in the country.
Neil Nitin Mukesh Facts
- It was legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar who named him after the American astronaut Neil Armstrong.
- Although he was born into a family of singers, he decided to pursue a career in acting. In an interview with The Times of India, Neil Nitin Mukesh stated: “singing is my hobby, but acting is my passion. A passion that even my grand-dad harbored. So, while my father continued his legacy and became a singer, I pursued his other passion. I am living his dream”.
- His acting career started with the films Vijay (1988) and Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharnii (1989) in which he played the younger versions of Rishi Kapoor and Govinda, respectively.
- He co-starred as Vikram/Johnny G in the 2007 Hindi-language neo-noir thriller film Johnny Gaddaar. For this role, he won the Zee Cine Award for “Special Award (Critics)” and Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Award for “Best Actor in a Negative Role” while he was also nominated for a Filmfare Award, International Indian Film Academy Award, Screen Award, and Stardust Award.
- Alongside John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, Irrfan Khan, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Neil Nitin Mukesh co-starred as Omar Aijaz in the 2009 Hindi language spy thriller film New York. This performance got him nominated for a Filmfare Award in the “Best Supporting Actor” category.
- In 2019, he brought to life the character of Jai/Ashok Chakravarthy in the action thriller film Saaho. This earned him a Zee Cine Award Telugu for “Favorite Supporting Actor Male”.
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