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Mohnish Bahl : biography

14 August 1961 -

Mohnish Bahl (Hindi: मोह्निश बहल), is an Indian actor working in the Indian film industry and on Indian television.

Television shows

  • Isi Bahane (1980s)
  • Aarzoo Hai Tu as Aakash
  • Sanjivani - A Medical Boon as Dr. Shashank Gupta
  • Devi as Vikram
  • Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii as Suyash Mehra
  • Ek Ladki Anjaani Si
  • Dill Mill Gayye as Dr. Shashank Gupta
  • Kasturi (TV series) as Kabir Dhanrajgir
  • Kayamath as Inder Shah
  • Kuch Toh Log Kahenge as Dr. Ashutosh (up to 28 February 2012; replaced by Sharad Kelkar)
  • Savdhaan India @ 11 - India Fights Back as Narrator

Mohnish Bahl has also anchored a game show on Sony Entertainment Television channel named Bachke Rehna Zara Sambhalke (30min, Hindi, 13 Hours, 26 Episodes). The show was based on the Russian Roulette format.

Bahl has also anchored a show named Star Vivaah on Star Plus.

Awards and nominations

  • 1995:nominated Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award-Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!
  • 2000:nominated Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award-Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United

Life and work

Mohnish Bahl is a member of the Mukherjee-Samarth family. His parents were the late actress Nutan and late Rajnish Bahl a lieutenant commander in the Indian Navy. He is the grandson of the late actress Shobhna Samarth, nephew of actress Tanuja and cousin of actresses Kajol Devgan and Tanisha Mukherjee. His mother Nutan was a renowned film actress having worked with several prominent Indian actors and directors such as Shammi Kapoor, Dev Anand and Raj Kapoor. She succumbed to lung cancer in 1991 at the age of 54. Mohnish is married to actress Ektaa Kapoor (Ektaa Bahl). They have two daughters, Pranutan (b. March 1993) and Krishaa (b. January 2009).

Mohnish Bahl is best known for his roles as a supporting actor in several films through the 1990s, of which his most memorable roles include those in films under the Rajshri Productions banner. His most prominent roles in recent times include films such as Force, Khap and Desi Boyz. Apart from films, Bahl has been a prolific television actor appearing in several television dailies from the year 2000 onwards. He was last seen on television in a lead role as Dr. Ashutosh on a popular television series Kuch Toh Log Kahenge on Sony Entertainment Television channel which he quit in February 2012. His role in the soap had become extremely popular and he garnered a large fan following as a result.

Filmography

  • Dancer(1981)
  • Bekaraar (1983)
  • Teri Bahon Mein (1984)
  • Meri Adalat (1984)
  • Purana Mandir (1984)...Sanjay
  • Bekaraar (1984) ... Pradeep
  • Itihaas (1987) ... Rakesh
  • Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) ... Jeevan
  • Baaghi (1990) ... Jaagu
  • Henna (film) (1991)
  • Shola Aur Shabnam (1992) ... Bali
  • Deewana (1992) ... Narender
  • Bol Radha Bol (1992) ... Bhanu
  • Ek Hi Raasta (1993) ... Vikram Singh
  • Platform (1993)
  • Aashiq Awara (1993) ... Vikram
  • Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994) ... Rajesh
  • Eena Meena Deeka (1994) ... Mangal
  • Elaan (1994) ... Vijay Sharma
  • Prem Yog (1994) ... Jimmy Narang
  • Kartavya (1995) ... Balbir Singh
  • Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995) ... Amit
  • Angrakshak (1995) ... Ramesh
  • Hum Dono (1995) ... Choudhry
  • Army (1996) ... Kabir
  • Raja Hindustani (1996) ... Jai
  • Ajay (1996) ... Roopesh Singh
  • Itihaas (1997) .... Inspector Ujagar Pandey
  • Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhootha (1997) ... Mohnish
  • Koyla (1997) ... Ashok
  • Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat (1997) ... Ramesh
  • Udaan (1997) ... Inspector Sharma
  • Phool Bane Patthar (1998) ... Baliya Singh
  • Aunty No. 1 (1998) ... Gaurav
  • Duplicate (1998) ... Ravi Lamba
  • Dulhe Raja (1998) ... Rahul Sinha
  • Pardesi Babu (1998) ... Naren
  • Doli Saja Ke Rakhna(1998)...Vikram "Vicky" Singh
  • Sirf Tum (1999) ... Ranjeet
  • Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United (1999) ... Vivek
  • Jaanwar (1999) ... Aditya Oberoi
  • Vaastav: The Reality (1999) ... Vijaykanth Namdev Shivalkar
  • Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000) ... Inspector Kadam
  • Astitva (2000) ... Malhar Kamat
  • Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye (2000) ... Vinod
  • Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love(2001) ... Rajesh Purohit
  • Kyo Kii... Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta (2001) ... Journalist Rajat
  • Yeh Mohabbat Hai (2002) ... Shaukat
  • Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya (2002) ... Pooja's brother
  • Shararat (2002) ... Vikram Saxena
  • Waah! Tera Kya Kehna (2002) ... Vicky Oberoi
  • LOC Kargil (2003) ... R. Vishwanathan
  • Shola: Fire of Love (2003) ... Avinash
  • Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005).... Sunil
  • Hum Tum Aur Mom: Mother Never Misguides (2005) ...Madhav
  • Khullam Khulla Pyaar Karen (2005) ... Vicky
  • Hum Do Hamaara Ek (2005)
  • Vivaah (2006) ... Doctor Rashid Khan (Special Appearance)
  • Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar (2006)...Karan
  • Janani (2006)...Raj
  • Sandwich (2006)...Pange
  • Life Mein Kabhie Kabhiee (2007)....Sanjiv Arora (Rajiv's elder brother)
  • Heroes (2008) ...Aakash Sarin
  • Vaada Raha (2009)... Max
  • Chance Pe Dance (2010)... Rajeev Sharma
  • Rann (2010) ...Amrish Kakkar
  • Tum Milo To Sahi (2010)
  • Isi Life Mein (2010)- Ravimohan
  • Force (2011)...Atul
  • Khap (2011)...Madhur
  • Desi Boyz (2011)...Social Activist
  • Dum Dum Diga Diga (2011) - filming
  • Yeh Jo Mohabbbat Hai (2012) - Mangal Chowdhary
  • Do Chehre - delayed
  • Mental (2013) - filming
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