Manish Gandhi was born on 25 November 1988 in Chandigarh. He started practicing acting at his very early age, as an attempt to understand and express himself about the different religious customs that his mother practiced at home and the ones practiced at his school which was based on Arya Samaj. He attempted to participate in a play in a theater workshop close to his school, but was rejected several times, so he created his own acting group and performed the same play in a school competition and won the competition. His education continued in DAV College in Chandigarh, where he studied Bio-informatics and was actively involved in almost all acting activities in his college. He was a leader of a project funded from the Chandigarh Administration and created a new theatre education program for children in government schools. In 2009 he won a scholarship from Inlaks Foundation and graduated in Acting from Film & Television Institute of India, Pune. Manish has performed in TV commercials, TV series, films and theater plays. He played the lead role in the film "Rizwaan" in 2010, the role of Addu in the TV series " Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha Season 2" broadcast on Colors, directed and acted in the theater play "Cock" which had more than 50 performances in Mumbai and other theater stages all over India. He created his own theater company for children called ClustalZ Theater Repertoire which has the goal to help children express themselves through acting. In 2013 Manish received a two-year scholarship from Inlaks Foundations to study acting in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).
Manish Choudhary Hindi Actor

Manish Choudhary

Manish Chaudhary is an eminent Indian film and television actor. He was born on April 20, 1969 at Kolkata, India. He was the youngest in the family and his two brothers, Saket and Sidharth pampered their brother so much. His mother’s name is Usha, who is a teacher of English Literature and later became the Vice-Principal of their school and his father’s name is Swarajya is working at the Government of India under the Ministry of Industry, and also for the Commonwealth Secretariat who usually travelled abroad. Acting became his passion when he was just 15 years old. He studied at St. Paul’s School, Darjeeling, Eastern Himalayas. He was a very shy boy and so he became the prompter in their school play. One week before the show started, the lead actor broke his arm and Manish was propelled to act in the stage. Later, he took up B.A. Hons. English at the Kirori Mal College Delhi University. While studying, he participated in the College Theatre Society and an Amateur Theatre Group in his school.He left Delhi in year 1995 and moved to Mumbai to pursue his dream of becoming a successful actor. In 2003, he was debuted as a film actor in the Bollywood film, ‘Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula’ where he played the role of Jogi. He did few more films like Socha Na Tha, 7 ½ Phere: More Than a Wedding and Bachelor Party before he acted as Sunil Puri in Shimit Amin’s film, ‘Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year’ in 2009. He was nominated in IIFA Best Villain Award in IIFA Awards 2010 and Best Actor in a Negative Role at the Screen Awards 2010 for his performance in this film. Then he did more films like, Lafangey Parindey, Hostel, Stand By where he received praises for his role as a soccer coach, Lanka, Blood Money, Bombay Velvet and more. He was also part of the blockbuster hit films, Jannat 2 and the Bollywood horror film, Raaz 3 by Vikram Bhatt. In 2013, he also did the Hindi thriller comedy film, Mickey Virus and essayed the role of ACP Siddhanth Chauhan. He was also seen in the films, Ankur Arora Murder Case and Maazii.He also tried his hand in the television world. He bagged the role of Usmaan Ali Malik, an IRS in the Narcotic Control Bureau in the crime-based television series, Powder. Manish recently acted in the Hindi telenovela entitled, Everest on STAR Plus channel which was premiered last November 3, 2014. He played as Brigadier Jagat Singh Rawat, the father of Sarita Rawat (played by Kishori Shahane), who climb the Mount Everest to gain his father’s acceptance after learning that his Army officer father never wanted a daughter. The story will evolve on Sarita’s struggles to prove her worth to his father. The show was completely shot in Nepal and India under the production of Ashutosh Gowariker. Manish has two kids namely, Zanskar and Zaarya who lives in Delhi, so he doesn’t get to see them as often as he like. But he made his kids the center of his universe and his source of inspiration.

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