Mohnish Bahl

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Mohnish Bahl
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Born (1961-08-14) 14 August 1961 (age 60)[1]
OccupationActor
Years active1982–2020
Spouse(s)Ekta Sohini
ChildrenPranutan Bahl and Krishaa Bahl
Parent(s)Nutan (mother)
Rajnish Bahl (father)
RelativesSee Mukherjee-Samarth family

Mohnish Bahl (born 14 August 1961)[2] is an Indian actor working in the Indian film industry and on Indian television.

Career[edit]

Mohnish Bahl debuted with the film Bekarar in a supporting role opposite Padmini Kolhapure and co Starring Sanjay Dutt but the film was a critical and commercial failure. His subsequent release was Teri Bahon Mein, a remake of The Blue Lagoon with Ayesha Dutt wife of Jackie Shroff, which was also a failure. His only commercial success in a leading role was Purana Mandir though it was considered a B grade film.[3] The 1999 film Hum Saath-Saath Hain is considered the film that transformed Bahl's career.[3] He has starred in over 100 films, and has been nominated for two Filmfare Awards.

Early life and family[edit]

Bahl was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is the son of actress Nutan and Lt. Cdr. Rajnish Bahl,[4] and is a prominent member of the Mukherjee-Samarth family. He is married to Aarti Bahl (Known As Ekta Sohini) and they have two children: Pranutan Bahl and Krishaa Bahl [5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Character Notes and references
1983 Bekaraar Pradeep Debut
1984 Teri Baahon Mein Manu
Meri Adalat Umesh
Purana Mandir Sanjay
1987 Itihaas Rakesh
1989 Maine Pyar Kiya Jeevan Ahuja [6]
1990 Baaghi Jaggu Singh
1991 Henna Captain Surendra
Dancer Vishesh Rao
1992 Abhi Abhi Helmet,College Student/Goon
Bol Radha Bol Bhanu Malhotra
Deewana Narendra Pratap Cameo appearance
Shola Aur Shabnam Bali
1993 Phool Aur Angaar Inspector Arjun Singh
Ek Hi Raasta Vikram Singh
Platform Hariya
Aashik Awara Vikram
1994 Laadla Vicky Bajaj
Eena Meena Deeka Mangal
Elaan Vijay Sharma
Prem Yog Jimmy Narang
Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! Rajesh Nath Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor[7]
1995 Kartavya Balbir Singh
Sabse Bada Khiladi Amit
Gundaraj Deva
1996 Raja Hindustani Jay Mitra
Army Kabir Dubey
Ajay Roopesh Singh
1997 Itihaas Inspector Pandey
Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhootha Mohandas Khanna
Koyla Ashok Cameo appearance
Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat Ramesh
Udaan Inspector Manoj Sharma
1998 Mohabbat Aur Jung Bobby
Duplicate Ravi Lamba
Dulhe Raja Rahul Sinha
Aunty No. 1 Gaurav
Phool Bane Patthar Baliya Singh
Doli Saja Ke Rakhna Vicky
Pardesi Babu Naren
1999 Teri Mohabbat Ke Naam Balwant
Sirf Tum Ranjeet
Vaastav Vijaykanth Shivalkar
Hum Saath-Saath Hain Vivek Chaturvedi Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor[8]
Jaanwar Aditya Oberoi
Jaalsaaz Sukhdev
2000 Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai Inspector Dilip Kadam
Astitva Malhaar Kamat Bilingual film (Hindi and Marathi)
Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaye Vinod Jaisingh
2001 Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love Rajesh Purohit
Kyo Kii Rajat Diwan
2002 Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya Rohit Kashyap
2003 LOC: Kargil Ramakrishnan Vishwanathan
2005 Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!
2006 Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar Karan / Police Constable Harvinder Singh Harvi
Vivah Dr. Rashid Khan
2010 Chance Pe Dance Rajeev Sharama
Isi Life Mein...! Ravimohan
2011 Force Atul Kalsekar
Desi Boyz Vikrant M
2014 Jai Ho Ashok Pradhan
2019 Panipat Balaji Baji Rao [9]

Television[edit]

Year Series Role TV Channel Notes
1988–1989 Isi Bahane DD National
2002–2004 Devi Vikram Sony TV
2002 Bachke Rehna Zara Sambhalke Host
2002–2005 Sanjivani – A Medical Boon Dr. Shashank Gupta Star Plus
2003 Arzoo Hai Tu Aakash Sahara One
2005–2006 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Suyash Mehra Star Plus [10]
2005–2007 Ek Ladki Anjaani Si Veer Sony TV
2007 Kayamath Inder Shah Star Plus [11]
2007–2010 Dill Mill Gayye Dr. Shashank Gupta STAR One sequel series of Sanjivani – A Medical Boon[12]
2007–2009 Kasturi Kabir Dhanrajgir Star Plus
2009 Star Vivaah Host
2010 Kaalchakra Rajan Thakur Star One
2011–2012 Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Dr. Ashutosh Sony TV
2012–14 Savdhaan India Host/Presenter Life OK episodic appearance
2016–2017 Hoshiyar… Sahi Waqt, Sahi Kadam & TV Host[13]
2019–2020 Sanjivani Dr. Shashank Gupta Star Plus reboot series of Sanjivani – A Medical Boon[14]

Awards and nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mohnish Bahl". Rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Mohnish Bahl birthday: These unseen throwback photos of the Sanjivani 2 actor are unmissable!". Times now news.
  3. ^ a b Vijayakar, Rajiv (8 July 2015). "When black was better than white: From heroes to hit villains". Bollywoodhungama.com. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  4. ^ Salvi, Deepak (4 August 2004). "Actor Mohnish Bahl's father dies in fire". Rediff.com. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Mohnish Bahl and family, Pranuta- Zaheer Iqbal at Notebook screening in Santacruz". Mid Day.
  6. ^ "Did you know that Salman Khan recommended Mohnish Bahl name for 'Maine Pyaar Kiya'?". The Times of India.
  7. ^ "25 years of Hum Aapke Hain Koun: Mumbai celebrates with special screening". India Today.
  8. ^ "Mohnish Bahl on his absence from television: Scripts for TV shows are pathetic". Hindustan Times.
  9. ^ "'Panipat': Arjun Kapoor introduces Mohnish Bahl as Nana Saheb Peshwa". The Times of India.
  10. ^ "Mohnish Behl walks out of Kahaani role". Filmi Beat.
  11. ^ "Yet another website on Ronit". Daily News Analysis.
  12. ^ "Exclusive: Did you know Karan Singh Grover drank boiled cold drinks on the sets of Dill Mill Gayye?". The Times of India.
  13. ^ "Mohnish Bahl makes a comeback on TV". The Asian Age.
  14. ^ "Mohnish Bahl nervous about making TV comeback with Sanjivani 2". India Today.

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