Born on 11th April 1946, Navin Nishcol is an actor from India. He entered the Hindi film industry with Sawan Badon during the year 1970. This film also marked the entry of Rekha. This film was commercially successful and Nischol was one of the sought out actors since then for many years.
Navin Nischol had his studies at the Bangalore Military School. A commendable fact is that, he was the first one to get gold medal, which was granted by the Film and Television Institute of India. His earlier films Dhund and Victoria No. 203 were among his superhits, but it was the film Hanste Zakhm which was the turning point in his career.
The 1970s were in favor of this veteran; he was the happening actor at that time. His chocolate boy image also did well to him. Some of the songs of his films worked in favor of him. Nischol made his screen presence felt for over a decade.
After acting in lead roles Nischol worked in character roles. Khosla Ka Khosla and Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman was a couple of films in which he played the supporting role. His stint in television turned successful as he acted in some television serials. He was a household name with the serial Dekh Bhai Dekh.
Nischol was called as “Poor man’s Rajesh Khanna”. Nischol had also acted in a couple of Punjabi films. His first marriage with Neelu Kapur, sibling of Shekar Kapur was not successful. Later Nischol wedded Gitanjali who was also a divorcee. Geetanjali resorted to suicide and Nischol was blamed for that along with his brother.
Navin Nischol also tried his luck in the production of a Hindi film, but it was shelved eventually for reasons best known to him.
He breathed his last at the age of 65 following a heart attack.