Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub was born in the year 1984 in the Okhla district of Delhi. He had mother and father along with a sister and a brother in his family until his father died in the year 2007. Both his parents were fairly popular theater artists.He did his studies from Kendriya Vidyalaya and Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi. Becoming an actor and coming to Mumbai was never among his plans. It was only in college that he found his interests inclining towards acting and theater when he joined a theater society in his college. He then pursued his passion by joining the National School of Drama and specialized in acting. He also worked as an acting teacher.He first was seen in a TV show in DD One channel named Kyunki Jeena Isi Ka Naam hai.
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub made his acting debut as a negative character in the movie No One Killed Jessica in the year 2011. He was however highly noticed and appreciated in the movie Raanjhanaa in which he played the role of Murari, a friend to the main lead played by Dhanush. He confesses that before Raanjhanaa happened to him, he had no work for almost 8 months but he never lost hope and kept his faith in his talent and passion.
Shah Rukh Khan
was Zeeshan’s childhood hero and had grown up adoring him and his work. He is now highly excited as he gets to share screen space with SRK in his next movie Raees where he plays the role of SRK’s friend.Other fairly well-played role byMohammed Zeeshan Ayyub can be seen in movies like
Tanu Weds Manu
Returns where he played the role of an advocate named Chintu and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan in which he essayed the role of a friend to the main lead and his character’s name was Shobhit.