Mushtaq is a well known person in the Indian television and film industries. He has given more than three decades to Indian cinema and television. He was born in Baihar, Madhya Pradesh. He started his career at an early age with the movie named “Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai”, in 1980. He played a character of Lecherous Shopper trying to flirt with
Smita Patil. In the same year, he worked in the movie, “Thodisi Bewafaii”. His character was named “Mustaq”, who was a worker with a sick wife. Later, he worked in many movies like Sajaye Maut, Kalia, Congregation, Angaarey, Kabzaa, Main Azad Hoon, Aakhri Gulam, Sathi, Sadak, Lakshamanrekha, Zulm Ki Hukumat, Dharavi, Saatwan Aasman, Raja, Milan, Baazi and many more. He got recognised by the super hit movie “Hum Hai Rahi Pyar Ke”. He played a character of Bhagwati Prasad Mishra. He played various characters in various movies and won the heart of the Indian audience through his humorous acting.
He moved to the Indian television drama and signed a serial named “Tedhe Medhe Sapne”. Later, he worked in the famous serial, “Chacha Choudhary”, based on the comic book of “Chacha Choudhary”. He also worked in the serial, “Adalat”, where he played a character of Jhilmil, KD’s Friend. He currently worked in the movies, “Dil Maange Kuch Aur” and “
Dee Saturday Night”.
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Mushtaq is a writer and an actor; he began his career as a screenplay writer in Pyaar Ka Saya (1970). Mushtaq got his first role as an actor in
Seeta Aur Geeta (1972). After that, he worked in several Bollywood movies from the period of 1970s to the early 1990s.
Mushtaq played a double role in Ramesh Sippy’s mega blockbuster, ‘
Sholay’ (1975)- first he got the role of the train driver, and then he played the character of Parsi Bawa, whose bike is stolen away by Jay and Veeru. Mushtaq has done some supporting roles in movies like Jawani Diwani (1972), Dharam Karam (1975), Sagaar (1985), Havelli (1985) and several others. He played a cameo role in Patthar Ke Insan (2002), which was his last film.
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Mushtaq Khan is an Indian TV and film actor, and comedian. He was born in the Baihar town of Balaghat district in Madhya Pradesh, India.
Coming to his career, he did several movies. In 1980, he appeared in ‘Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Aata Hai’, as the lecherous shopper. He was trying to flirt with Jason Pinto, portrayed by Smita Patil.
Saeed Akhtar Mirza directed, produced and wrote the story.
Naseeruddin Shah, Smita Patil,
Shabana Azmi, and
Om Puri starred in it. Virendra Saini is the cinematographer, and
Renu Saluja edited it and released in 1980 in India. In 1981, the picture won the award for Best Movie at the Filmfare Critics Award.
In 1980, he presented himself as Mushtaq, who is a worker with his sick wife in Thodisi Bewafaii.
Esmayeel Shroff wrote and directed it.
Rajesh Sharma and Shabana Azmi featured in it. It was released on 13th of June, in 1980. Then, he did 1981's Sazaye Maut, as an actor. Vidhu Vinod Chopra directed, produced and wrote the story. Naseeruddin Shah and Dilip Dhawan are the co-stars. In 1986, he did ‘Anjuman’, and did the ingénue of Banke Nawab. Muzaffar Ali made it. Shabana Azmi, Farooq Sheikh, and Rohini Hattangadi acted in it, and it was released in 1986, in India. In 1998, his next work was in ‘Angaaray’, as Mushtaq Khan. Then, in 1968, he was seen in ‘Kabzaa’, as Tiwari, and in 1989's Main Azaad Hoon, as Pandey, in 1989's Aakhri Ghulam as an actor, and in 1990's ‘Aashiqui’, as Rafoo Master- Mustaque Khan. Later, he came in 1991's Dil Hai ki Manta Nahin, as a bus conductor, in 1991's ‘Saathi’ and ‘Sadak’, as Shetty and Pimp, and in 1992's Zulm Ki Hukumat, as Swami's assistant, to name a few.
He has appeared in television shows like ‘
Adaalat’, in 2010, as Jhillmill, KD's friend, Chacha Chaudhary, and Tedhe Medhe Sapne, in 2001, ‘Chamatkar’, as N. D. Tiwari, in 1996, 1999's ‘Devta’, and Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi.
His other acts from 2000 to 2010 are Gadar Ek Prem Katha, 2001's Jodi No. 1, as the casino manager named De Costa, 2001's Dal: The Gang, as Banarsi, Be- Lagaam,
Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, ‘Sandwich’, ‘Rehguzar’, My Friend Ganesha, and ‘
Welcome’. Then, in 2008, he presented himself as Shayar e Aazam in Ishq Ho Gaya Mamu, Mohanlal Agarwal in Black and White, ‘
Rowdy Rathore, ‘
Shagird’, Dil Mangey Kuchh Aur, Dee Saturday Night,
Hello Darling, Aasma: The Sky is the Limit, Haunted Rooh, and Bas Ek Chance of 2015.