Manu Rishi

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Manu Rishi Chadha
Manurishi Chadha at the special screening of Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan (cropped).jpg
Chadha at the special screening of Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
Born (1971-01-03) 3 January 1971 (age 50)
OccupationScript and dialogue writer, actor
Spouse(s)Roli Chaturvedi

Manu Rishi Chadha (born 3 January 1971) is an Indian film actor, lyricist, script and dialogue writer.[1] Rishi trained under theatre director Arvind Gaur for six years.[2] He won the Filmfare Best Dialogue Award, 2009 for Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye![3] He also won the IIFA Best Dialogue award for Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!.


Manu Rishi Chadha started his acting career in Delhi with the Asmita theatre group. He has acted in more than 40 plays with director Arvind Gaur.[4] His major plays are Girish Karnad's Rakt Kalyan, Mahesh Dattani's Final Solutions, Swadesh Deepak's Court Martial, William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Dharamvir Bharati's Andha Yug, Dario Fo's Accidental Death of an Anarchist and Eugene O'Neill's Desire Under the Elms.[5]

In 2001, he moved to Mumbai.[6] His first film in Bollywood as an actor was Saathiya[7] in which he played the role of a doctor. He has appeared in 22 films.[8]


Year Title Role Contributed As Notes & Awards
2020 Laxmii Deepak Actor
2020 Door Ke Darshan Sunil Bhateja aka Chiku Actor
2020 What Are The Odds Rimpu Actor
2020 Angrezi Medium Bheluram Bansal Actor
2020 Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan Chaman Tripathi Actor
2019 Pati Patni Aur Woh Inspector Mukhtar Singh Actor
2019 The Zoya Factor Jogpal Actor
2019 Setters Balam Actor
2018 Nanu Ki Jaanu Dabbu Writer/Actor
2018 Rajma Chawal Mittal Actor
2015 Tanu Weds Manu Returns Manu's Lawyer (Cameo) Actor
2014 Kya Dilli Kya Lahore Samarth Pratap Shastri Actor, Dialogue, Writer
2014 Ankhon Dekhi Sharmaji Actor Screen Best Ensemble Cast Award
2014 Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami Shekhar Joshi Actor
2013 What The Fish Ravi Actor
2013 Kirchiyaan Minister Actor, Dialogue Short Film
2012 Life Ki Toh Lag Gayi A.C.P. Choutala Actor
2012 Ekk Deewana Tha Anay Actor, Dialogues
2011 Soundtrack Doctor Actor
2010 Chance Pe Dance Writer, Additional Dialogues
2010 Band Baaja Baaraat Inspector Guest appearance
2010 Phas Gaye Re Obama Anni Actor
2010 10 Ml Love Acted as Hanuman in Ram Lila Actor
2009 Aisha Dialogues[9]
2008 Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! Bangali Actor, Lyricist, Dialogues[10] Filmfare Best Dialogue Award (2009), IIFA Best Dialogue award
2008 Mithya Nayak Actor
2007 Ek Chalis Ki Last Local Jeetiya Actor
2006 Mixed Doubles Zoravar Actor
2003 Raghu Romeo Zahid Actor
2002 Saathiya Doctor Actor

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Year Title Role Contributed As Notes & Awards
2018 - Present Mirzapur Police IG Dubey Actor
2017 - Present Inside Edge Manoharlal Handa, businessman and owner of Haryana league cricket team Actor
2016 Permanent Roommates Dr Mudit Actor


  1. ^ "Manu Rishi Chadha: Movies, Photos, Videos, News, Biography & Birthday | eTimes". Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  2. ^ "No riders, just a fun ride". Deccan Herald. 1 March 2020. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  3. ^ Times Reporter (1 March 2009). "Filmfare 2009:'Jodha.'bags 5,Priyanka, Hrithik shine". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 March 2009.
  4. ^ "Manu Rishi, Biography".
  5. ^ "Asmita Theatre Alumni List". Retrieved 1 March 2009.
  6. ^ "Manu Rishi, Biography".
  7. ^ "IMDb". Retrieved 5 May 2014.
  8. ^ Srivastava, Abhishek (20 April 2018). "Nanu Ki Jaanu actor Manu Rishi on fifth film with Abhay Deol: 'It's fun acting with a seasoned professional'". First Post.
  9. ^ "Manu Rishi to pen Anil Kapoor's 'Ayesha'". 3 September 2009. Retrieved 28 November 2009.
  10. ^ Khalid Mohamed (29 November 2008). "Review Oye Luckey - Ha ha OK please". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 1 March 2009.

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