Born to the late actress ‘
Nutan’, Mohnish Behl is known for his disarmingly good looks, exotic charm and brilliant acting. He studied at St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai.
He was personally recommended by
Salman Khan for the movie, Maine Pyaar Kiya, in 1989. He made his place in the industry by doing a string of supporting roles throughout the late 90’s, which he performed under 'Rajshree Banners'.
'Force’, ‘Khap’, and ‘Desi Boyz’ are probably his best known films. He is the cousin of
Kajol Devgan and Tanisha Mukherjee, and the grandson of late actress, Shobhna Samarth. He is married to actress, Aarti Behl, and the couple have two daughters, Pranutan (born 1993) and Krishaa (born 2009).
He has also anchored two shows, Bach Ke Rehna Zara Sambhalke, a popular game show, and Star Vivah. He has been awarded two Filmfare awards- the first for Hum Aapke Hai Kaun (1995) and the second for Hum Saath Saath Hai (2000). He became everyone’s favourite with the role of Dr. Shashank Gupta in the very famous series, ‘Sanjivani - A Medical Boon’, where he plays the role of a very sincere, hard working, charismatic, and empathetic doctor, who stands firmly for all that he believes in, and supports his team and colleagues.
On the big screen he was most recently seen in Krrish 3, and Jai Ho. Mohnish Behl is quite a romantic, and is always seen with his wife in outside appearances. She admits that he even sings cheesy romantic songs for her, which always make her smile. He loves character roles as they have allowed him to cross the bounds and the image that a hero or a lead actor has to portray.
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Mohnish Behl was born on 14th February, 1963, and is a renowned actor in the Bollywood film industry. He is the son of actress, 'Nutan and Rajnish Behl. His great grandmother was Ratan Bai, his grandmother was Shobana Samarth, his aunt is retro movies actress, ‘
Tanuja’, and his cousin is famous actress, Kajol Devgan, who is the spouse of actor, Ajay Devgan.
Mohnish Behl has made his maiden entry into Bollywood with the horror movie called “Purana Mandir”, in 1984, as a lead actor. He is commonly known for his negative or villain character. He accumulated fame with the movie called, “
Maine Pyar Kiya”, and his negative character was highly appreciated by the audition.
He entered television in the 1980’s with a show called, “
Isi Bahane”. Later, he was recognized in the small screen by a television drama named, “Sanjivani- a Medical Boon” as Dr. Shashank Gupta, a senior doctor in a hospital called Sanjivani. Later, he worked in many television dramas like Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki, Ladki Anjani Si, Kasturi, Kuch To Log Kaheinge and so on. Due to popularity in the small screen, he got a lead male role in the television drama, “
Devi”. In the silver screen, he played lots of negative roles, but it was his first negative appearance in small screen as Vikram. He was appreciated a lot for the character of Shasank Gupta in Sanjivani. So, he again got a chance to play the same character in a different television drama called “Dil Mil Gaye”.