Pramthesh Mehta is an actor, who is best known for his roles in the movies like ‘Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India’ (2001), ‘
’ (2008) and ‘Apaharan’ (2005). He has been a regular face in the contemporary Hindi cinema as a supporting actor. He has an experience of more than four decades in this industry and has been doing varied roles of different lengths in the Hindi movies.
He is also known for his wide variety of roles played in a number of serials. He became active in the world of acting with his appearance in the movie called ‘Jangal Mein Mangal’ (1972), where he played himself. He remained in touch with the acting through his various small supporting roles in different movies. A great blow to his career came with the movie called ‘Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India’, in which he played the elderly gentlemen of the village, who is the father of ‘Lakha’, the main villain of the movie (played by Yashpal Sharma
He did equally substantial roles in the movies ‘Apaharan’ & ‘
’. His association with these movies & especially with ‘Lagaan’ was a breakthrough. He started getting a wide variety of roles afterwards. He was seen in other noted movies such as ‘Yahaan’ (2005), ‘Shoot out at Lokhandwala’ (2007), ‘Mangal Pandey: The Rising’ & ‘
U Me Aur Hum
’ (2008). He has done some offbeat movies in which, he got an opportunity to display his skill and as a result, he was admired by critics and audiences both. His offbeat movies include ‘Forever and a Day’ (2013) & ‘Das Capital’ (2014). He is a known face in the Hindi television industry and advertisement world.
He has appeared in a number of roles at different times in his career. He was seen in the popular serial ‘
Main Teri Parchhain Hoon
’(2008), which was aired on NDTV Imagine & was produced by Rajshri Productions. He has also made his presence felt in the Gujarati Television serial industry. He is a very experienced actor with a lot of stuff to offer to the world of acting, who lives in Mumbai.