Mohnish Bahl

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Mohnish Bahl
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Born (1961-08-14) 14 August 1961 (age 58)[1]
OccupationActor
Years active1982–present
Spouse(s)Ekta Sohini
ChildrenPranutan Bahl and Krishaa Bahl
Parent(s)Nutan and Rajnish Bahl
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]

Starting his career in 1983 through the film Bekaraar, he made his official debut with the film Maine Pyar Kiya in 1989, in which he portrayed the villain role.[3] The success of the film transformed Bahl's career, and he later became known as a character actor.[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 Ekta Sohini and they have two children.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Character Director Notes and references
1983 Bekaraar Pradeep V. B. Rajendra Prasad Debut
1984 Teri Baahon Mein Unnamed Umesh Mehra
Meri Adalat Umesh A. T. Raghu
Purana Mandir Sanjay Ramsay Brothers
1987 Itihaas Rakesh Joshiy
1989 Maine Pyar Kiya Jeevan Sehni Sooraj Barjatya [6]
1990 Baaghi Jaggu Singh Deepak Shivdasani
1991 Henna Captain Surendra Randhir Kapoor
Dancer Vishesh Rao Kishore Vyas
1992 Bol Radha Bol Bhanu Malhotra David Dhawan
Deewana Narendra Pratap Raj Kanwar Cameo appearance
Shola Aur Shabnam Bali David Dhawan
1993 Ek Hi Raasta Vikram Singh Deepak Bahry
Platform Hariya Deepak Panwar
Aashik Awara Vikrant Bansal Umesh Mehra
1994 Laadla Vicky Bajaj Raj Kanwar
Eena Meena Deeka Mangal David Dhawan
Elaan Vijay Sharma Guddu Dhanoa
Prem Yog Jimmy Narang Rajeev Kumar
Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! Rajesh Nath Sooraj Barjatya Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor[7]
1995 Kartavya Balbir Singh Raj Kanwar
Sabse Bada Khiladi Amit Umesh Mehra
Gundaraj Deva Guddu Dhanoa
1996 Raja Hindustani Jay Mitra Dharmesh Darshan
Army Kabir Dubey Raam Shetty
Ajay Roopesh Singh Suneel Darshan
1997 Itihaas Inspector Pandey Raj Kanwar
Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhootha Mohandas Khanna Partho Ghosh
Koyla Ashok Rakesh Roshan Cameo appearance
Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat Ramesh Ashok Gaikwad
Udaan Inspector Manoj Sharma Asrani
1998 Duplicate Ravi Lamba Mahesh Bhatt
Dulhe Raja Rahul Sinha Harmesh Malhotra
Aunty No. 1 Gaurav Kirti Kumar
Phool Bane Patthar Baliya Singh Ambrish Sangal
Doli Saja Ke Rakhna Vicky Priyadarshan
Pardesi Babu Naren Manoj Agarwal
1999 Sirf Tum Ranjeet Agathiyan
Vaastav Vijaykanth Shivalkar Mahesh Manjrekar
Hum Saath-Saath Hain Vivek Chaturvedi Sooraj Barjatya Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor[8]
Jaanwar Aditya Oberoi Suneel Darshan
2000 Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai Inspector Dilip Kadam Rakesh Roshan
Astitva Malhaar Kamat Mahesh Manjrekar Bilingual film (Hindi and Marathi)
Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaye Vinod Jaisingh K. Murali Mohana Rao
2001 Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love Rajesh Purohit Suneel Darshan
Kyo Kii Rajat Diwan David Dhawan
2002 Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya Rohit Kashyap Dharmesh Darshan
2014 Jai Ho Ashok Pradhan Sohail Khan
2019 Panipat Nana Saheb Peshwa Ashutosh Gowariker [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
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, By 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, Pranutan- 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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