Mohit Marwah

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Mohit Marwah
Mohit Marwah.jpg
Born
NationalityIndian
Alma materAsian Academy of Film & Television
OccupationActor
Years active2014–present
Height1.7 m (5 ft 7 in)
Spouse(s)
Antara Motiwala (m. 2018)
Parent(s)Sandeep Marwah
Reena Marwah
RelativesSee Kapoor family

Mohit Marwah is a Bollywood actor,[1] best known for his debut feature film Fugly,[2] produced by Akshay Kumar, and Raag Desh directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia[3] He has appeared in Short Films such as Strangers in the Night produced by Dharma Productions and directed by Shakun Batra,[4] and in Love Shots produced by Yash Raj Films. [5]

Early life and background[edit]

Mohit Marwah is the elder son of Sandeep Marwah, founder of Noida Film City, and his wife Reena Marwah.[6] His mother, Reena Marwah, is the daughter of Surinder Kapoor and sister of film personalities Boney Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor.[7] He is a first cousin of actors Sonam Kapoor,[8] Arjun Kapoor[9] and Harshvardhan Kapoor, as well as young film producer Rhea Kapoor, Jahnvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor, daughters of Boney Kapoor and Sridevi.[10] Marwah has one younger brother named Akshay Marwah.

In February 2018 in Al Jazirah Al Hamra, Marwah married Antara Motiwala, niece of former actress Tina Munim (wife of industrialist Anil Ambani). His aunt, Sridevi died in Dubai after attending his wedding.[11]

Mohit Marwah attended Don Bosco School and University of Delhi for his formal education. He joined Asian Academy of Film & Television following his inclination towards filmmaking.[12] Thereafter, Mohit Marwah was accepted by Vikram Bhatt as his assistant director.[13] After gathering field experience in movie production, Mohit Marwah decided to specialise in acting and proceed to New York City to join Lee Strasberg Acting School[14]

Career[edit]

Mohit Marwah started out his career working as an assistant director to Vikram Bhatt.[15] getting involved in activities of the production process of three films, namely Elaan (2005), Jurm (2005) and Deewane Huye Pagal (2005).[16]

He acted in a short film "The Audition"[17] produced by his sibling Akshay Marwah, directed by Karan Boolani and music supervised by Amit Trivedi.[18] He also did a short film later produced by Karan Johar called "Strangers in the night" presented by Dharma Productions and Directed by Shakun Batra.[19]

Thereafter, he got his break into the mainstream when was signed by Akshay Kumar for feature film Fugly opposite Kiara Advani [20]

Recently he acted in a video featuring Anmoll Mallik, Singer and music director Anu Malik's daughter's debut single, 'Lamhein' which is a recreation of Coldplay's 2011 hit, 'Paradise'.[21] featuring Mohit along with Anmoll herself.

Earlier this year, Mohit starred in yet another short film by Y-Films, the youth division of Yash Raj Films. Love Shots is a collection of six short films, starring him along with Farida Jalal, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Nimrat Kaur, Shweta Tripathi, Tillotama Shome, Saqib Saleem, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Rhea Chakraborty, Saba Azad, Salim Merchant and Swanand Kirkire.[22] He has also acted in the short film The Big Date and later appeared in Raag Desh.[23]

Off-screen appearances and work[edit]

He is the Director of Marwah Studios group, a creative enterprise involved in Media and entertainment activities .

In 2014, Mohit has been named one of the Best Dressed Men in Bollywood by GQ India. Joining his celebrity status as a fashion star, were famous personas as Saif Ali Khan, Abhay Deol, Shahid Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh, and Ayushmann Khurrana.[24]

He has also featured in GQ India’s spring spread showcasing standout collection from Italian fashion label Gucci.[25]

Mohit Marwah has also appeared on the ramp for famous fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani in New Delhi to mark his support for a social cause. The show was organized for raising awareness in communities to help autistic children.[26]

He has been signed as the brand ambassador for the famous lifestyle brand, Provogue. With his striking personality, athletic physique and fresh appeal, the actor has been elected to be the face of brand's grooming products. The new brand ambassador, Mohit, will be joining the league predecessors like Fardeen Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan who have endorsed the brand with equal panache and style in the past.[27]

He also acted in a video featuring Anmoll Mallik, Singer and music director Anu Malik's daughter's debut single, 'Lamhein' which is a recreation of Coldplay's 2011 hit, 'Paradise'.[21][28][29]

Filmography[edit]

Films

Year Film Role Director Notes
2014 Fugly Dev Kabir Sadanand Acting Debut
2017 Raag Desh Colonel Prem Sehgal Tigmanshu Dhulia

Short films, web series and music videos

Year Film Director Notes
2014 Strangers in the Night Shakun Batra Dharma Productions
2015 Lamhein Music Video Mohit Suri Adaptation of Coldplay’s song Paradise
2016 Love Shots - The Big Date (Short) Ankur Tiwari Web Series of Y films (Yash raj Films)

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Fugly Cast & Crew, Fugly Hindi Movie Cast and Crew, Actor, Actress - FilmiBeat. Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved on 2019-02-17.
  3. ^ Raag Desh trailer: Tigmanshu Dhulia film will reveal to you the real meaning of patriotism, watch trailer http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/raag-desh-trailer-tigmanshu-dhulia-taps-the-true-actor-in-kunal-kapoor-mohit-marwah-and-amit-sadh-and-we-are-speechless-4727439/
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  5. ^ Yash Raj Films to break digital clutter with ‘Love Shots’ | Entertainment News, The Indian Express. Indianexpress.com (2016-02-12). Retrieved on 2019-02-17.
  6. ^ The other Kapoors of Bollywood at Pinkvilla, retrieved 24 May 2014
  7. ^ Anil Kapoor’s nephew Mohit Marwah to debut with Akshay Kumar’s Fugly. Bollywood Life. Retrieved on 2019-02-17.
  8. ^ Meet Sonam Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor’s blazing hot brother Mohit Marwah at Daily Bhaskar, retrieved 24 May 2014
  9. ^ My cousin Arjun Kapoor and I, both think a lot: Mohit Marwah; by Priya Gupta at the Times of india published 4 May 2014 retrieved 24 May 2014
  10. ^ Sonam Kapoor, Arjun, Jhanvi, Mohit, Akshay, Anshula: The emerging Kapoor clan of B'wood at the Daily Bhaskar retrieved 24 May 2014
  11. ^ "Inside Mohit Marwah and Antara Motiwala's big Bollywood wedding". VOGUE India. 20 February 2018. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  12. ^ Mohit Marwah Alumni of AAFT in Fugly, retrieved 24 May 2014
  13. ^ Mohit Marwah Fugly Movie Actor, the Matpal published 4 May 2014; retrieved 24 May 2014
  14. ^ A new crop of Bollywood actors trained in America to debut this year at the American Bazaar published 21 May 2014; retrieved 24 May 2014
  15. ^ Borah, Prabalika M. (8 June 2014). "Mohit Marwah ready to struggle". The Hindu. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  16. ^ "Meet Sonam Kapoor and Arjun Kapoors Blazing Hot Brother Mohit Marwah". The Daily Bhaskar. 16 January 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  17. ^ YouTube Trailer : The Audition retrieved 24 May 2014
  18. ^ Delhi-based filmmaker’s short films go global at the Times of India; published 22 March 2014; retrieved 24 May 2014
  19. ^ Karan Johar's find Mohit Marwah is a star in the making at the Glamsham published 8 March 2013; retrieved 24 May 2014 Mohit Marwah In Karan Johar’s Strangers In The Night at the Centillien; published 29 November 2012; retrieved 24 May 2014
  20. ^ Akshay Kumar launches Anil’s nephew, Mohit Marwah by Vickey Lalwani, at the Times of India; published 4 July 2013; retrieved 24 May 2014
  21. ^ a b Anmoll Malik’s ‘Lamhein’, a beautiful recreation of Coldplay’s ‘Paradise’. The Indian Express (2015-10-08). Retrieved on 2019-02-17.
  22. ^ Yash Raj Films to break digital clutter with ‘Love Shots’. The Indian Express (12 February 2016). retrieved 5 May 2016.
  23. ^ The Final Short Film Under Love Shots With Rhea Chakraborty, Saba Azad, Mohit Marwah Premieres On YouTube, by Bollyspice, at the Bollyspice; published 13 April 2016; retrieved 5 May 2016
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  26. ^ Mohit Marwah walked the ramp for Tarun Tahiliani in New Delhi, by TNN, at the Times of India; published 26 November 2014; retrieved 10 May 2016
  27. ^ Mohit Marwah is the new face of 'Provogue'. DNA India (9 April 2015). retrieved 11 May 2015
  28. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 June 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  29. ^ Tigmanshu Dhulia’s next on Indian National Army trials. The Indian Express (2016-07-04). Retrieved on 2019-02-17.