Praveen Nischol is a veteran actor, belonging to Bollywood. He is a Delhiwala, who was born and brought up in the Capital city. He has ventured into production, direction and acting. He stood before the camera, for the movie Hanste Zakhm. He did a substantial role in the film, which released in the year 1973. He is recognized widely through the movies Indian Flames, Marigold and Gangajal and
, which he had produced. He debuted as a Director, through the flick Rajlakshmi, in the year 1987.
He had also co-produced his directorial venture. Before becoming the captain of the ship, he worked as an Assistant Director, in the year 1974, in the movie Woh Main Nahin. Praveen directed the movie English Babu Desi Mem, in the year 1996. The movie revolves around an NRI crorepati, who comes down to India, to take his alienated brother’s son with him. He turned into a producer, in the year 1987, with the television soap, Shrikant that had
as the lead. He has quoted that a script is good enough only when the King Khan of Bollywood,
Shah Rukh Khan
likes it. If he doesn't like it, then the script is a good one, without a star.
Praveen Nischol is the uncle of the artist Nomita Morrison and Actor Natasha Nischol. Praveen is the brother of the late legendary Actor Navin Nischol. Navin was his best friend more than a sibling, and Navin’s death was tough for Praveen to handle. Reports say that when Navin was facing a rough patch in his life, he and his had gone to stay at Praveen’s home, where they were sent out. It is also said that the house was purchased by Navin, but was registered in Praveen’s name. He was also muddled up in the case of Navin’s wife, Geethanjali’s death.
She had written a suicide note, which says that Praveen had provoked his brother Navin to torture her and hence both of them are responsible for her death.