Neil Nitin Mukesh
Name: Neil Nitin Mukesh
Birthday: 15th January, 1982
Marital Status: Single
Awards: Neil Nitin Mukesh won the IIFA Fresh Face of the Year Award (2008). He was nominated for Filmfare Best Male Debut Award (2008) for Johnny Gaddaar. He also received nomination for Fimfare Best Supporting Actor Award (2010) for New York.
Trivia – Neil Nitin Mukesh is the grandson of legendary singer Mukesh and the son of Nitin Mukesh. He was named Neil by Lata Mangeshkar after the astronaut Neil Armstrong as his father was a big fan of Neil Armstrong.
Biography – Neil Nitin Mukesh was born and brought up in Mumbai. He schooled at Greenlawns High School in Mumbai and graduated from HR College with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. Neil has been focused towards his career right from early age. During his college vacations he did a workshop with Kishore Namit Kapoor and also at the Anupam Kher’s institute. While still in college, he assisted Aditya Chopra in his film ‘Mujhse Dosti Karoge.
He appeared as a child artist in Vijay (1988) and Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharni (1989). As an adult he rejected many offers, as he did not want to debut in a love story. He chose to wait for the right role that is when he was approached by Sriram Raghavan for Johnny Gaddar. His role in the film was much appreciated. He then, went on to act in Aa Dekhen Zara, New York, Madhur Bhandarkar’s Jail, Yash Raj’s Lafangey Parindey and 7 Khoon Maaf, in which he played the role of an over-possessive and suspicious armyman. In 2011 he played a negative role in Abbas-Mustan’s multi-starrer Players. He is currently working on Shortcut Romeo.