Mark Farokh Parakh is an Indian Television actor who played diverse roles on small screen in many shows. He was born in Mumbai on 7th June 1984. He completed his education in Mumbai from Sydenham College.
On seeing his enthusiasm to act, his parents got him enrolled for a full time course in acting at
’s Actor Prepates. He is a versatile actor who loves to play different characters. He is also a trained piano player. Apart from acting on small screen, he is a theatre artist. Initially he used to play piano at weddings and reception parties. He used to play music at a restaurant called “Tea center” for a while. He made his debut on television through the serial “Khotey Sikey”, produced by YashRaj Films. He was the main lead of the show, where he played the character of a tech guy. It could be that makers of the show were very impressed with Mark’s acting, as they offered him a role in yet another series directed and produced under the same banner of YashRaj Films. The second series is the highly popular show “
” which also aired on Sony TV. Mark is a gifted actor who has the ability to play any kind of role. Taking advantage of this talent, he was made to play a gay character. Mark has confessed in one interview that, he did enjoy playing both the roles. He was later seen in yet another popular show “
Dekha Ek Khwaab
” which is the Indian version of Princess Diaries, where he portrayed a peculiar character. He was a woman trapped in a man’s body. It sounds pretty amusing and challenging too, if you think from an actor’s point of view but Mark didn’t feel the same way. He was very happy to essay a different role.
His amazing journey doesn’t end here, he appeared in few other serials like “
”, “”, and “Zindagi Ke Rang”. It is thrilling to know that he tutored a great actor like Anupam Kher how to play piano.
He acted in various plays like “Phagun Mela”, “Monaliza Ki Muskaan”, “Mudrika Rahasya” and also composed music for a few. He was given the best theater artist award.