Kishore Bhanushali or Junior
is a well-known Hindi film actor. He was born on year 1977 in Uttar Pradesh, India. Kishore has a son named Karan Bhanushali who is also an actor. Kishore is the duplicate of the late Bollywood actor, Dev Anand. Kishore usually does comedic roles but he was tired of being seen as a comedian. He said in an interview that he has regrets on being typecast on comedic roles and that nobody understands that he is an actor at first. Kishore who was born with looks that is almost similar to Dev Anand, needs to obtain everything about the late actor. The way he talks, eat, sit, walk and everything. Kishore thinks that it is not an easy task and requires a lot of hard work to act like him.
He was debuted as a Bollywood film actor in Ramharh Ke Sholay in 1991. He was also part the Bollywood films like Dil in 1990,
in 1995 and Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi in 1996. He was also seen in over 80 Hindi, Gujarati, Rajathani and Bhojpuri films like, Mr. And Mrs. Khiladi, Pyasi Aatma, Hatyara, Barsaat,
, 2001: Do Hazaar Ek, Zulm-O-Zitam, Jai Hind: The Pride, Phool Aur Aag, Shikaar, Glamour Girl, The Case of the Hidden Sniper: Part 2, Maharaani, Ittefaq, C.I.D., Khanjar: The Knife, Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai, Mr. Hot Mr. Kool, Shortkut, Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai, Apartment: Rent at your Own Risk, Khakee, Khushboo: The Fragrance of Love and many more.
He also did several Gujarati stage shows like Neeraj Vora’s Tane Roj Malu Choo Pehli Vaar and performed from around the world. Kishore can also sing and use the voices of Mukesh and Rafi.
Kishore also gained the Aashirwad Awards for the film, DIL from B.R. Chopra and the Punjab Kala Sangam Award for the film, Ramgarh Ke Sholay from Shree Gyaani Jail Singh. He also won the entertainment reality show, Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega and Comedy Circus –
Dekh India Dekh
. This year, he was part of the film, Munna Mange Memsaab.
When Dev Anand died on December 3, 2011 due to cardiac arrest, Kishore was one of the many people who paid tribute to the late actor. Kishore, although being tired in doing comedic roles, is still hoping that he can do other better roles where he can perform and show the people his talent as an actor.