Mukesh Rishi is one of the best actors who has done negative roles in Hindi cinema. Mukesh is from Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, from a Gujjar family. He completed his graduation from Chandigarh and worked in Mumbai for some time, he left India and moved to Fiji. In Fiji, he met his future wife of Fijian-Indian descent, Keshni Rishi and gave birth to two children, a son, and a daughter. They moved to New Zealand after marriage where he worked in an office job for some time and at the same time he started his career as a model. He worked in commercial jobs for seven years and despite the great efforts towards modeling he was not happy and finally moved back to Mumbai to start his acting career and enrolled himself at Roshan Taneja’s acting school.

In 1988, he got his first break in Tollywood. Later he got the opportunities to work in Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada films. Although he started his career by playing a villain character in Telugu films, he showed his versatility in many positive roles. Eventually, his talent was recognized, and he achieved great success in his career. He showed his talent in many blockbuster movies like Koi Mil Gaya, Jodie No. 1, Ghatak, Gupt, Kaalia, Sarfarosh, Kurukshetra, Rebel, etc. Narasimha Naidu, which was a Telugu movie and has got great success, after this movie he considered as one of the leading villains in Telugu movies. For his performance in Sarfarosh, he won the nomination for Filmfare Best Supporting Actor

Mukesh Tiwari

Mukesh Tiwari is an artist known for his work in the movie Gangajal, Golmaal and The Legend of Bhagat Singh. He is known for playing negative and comic side roles. He entered the film industry in the year 1998 with the movie China Gate in which he played the role of Jageera. He had a small but significant role in the movie. Many directors recognized his acting skills. Thus, in the year 2000, he starred in the movie called Hum Panchhi Ek Daal Ke. The movie was a huge failure but since Mukesh had a small role in the movie, it didn’t have much effect on his career. Thus, in 2001 Mukesh appeared in many movies. He exclusively appeared in either supporting roles or negative roles. He played the role of Danny Mendoza in the movie Aaghaaz in 2001. In the same year, he appeared in two other movies namely Farz and Refugee in which he played a bad guy. In the following year, he became the first choice of every director for a negative role. In 2001, he played the role of Pagla Jaan in the movie Mitti. After that, he appeared in Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage, in which he played the role of Raman Dholakia. The movie received mixed reviews at the box-office, but Mukesh’s work was appreciated by most of the critics. He gained excellent recognition in the year 2002 when he appeared in the movie, The Legend of Bhagat Singh. Mukesh’s acting was breathe-taking. After that, every director wanted him in his movie playing either a side role or a villain. He did more than ten movies in 2003. Some of his mentionable work in 2003 were in the movie Zameen, in which he played the role of Baba Zaheer, and in the movie Gangajal, in which he portrayed the role of Bacha Yadav. He gave an extraordinary performance in both these movie and is still remembered for his work in the movie Gangajal. His most memorable performance was in the movie LOC Kargil in 2003. He played the role of Lt Col Aasthana. It was one of the fewer times when he played a good guy in a movie. After that, he appeared in a lot of movies which include Dil Pardesi Ho Gya, Tarzan – The Wonder Car, Tango Charlie, Mangal Pandey, Ho Sakta Hai, and many more. His talents attracted the attention of many directors including Rohit Shetty and he offered him the role of Vasooli in the movie Golmaal. It was for the first time when he played a comic role in a movie. His portrayal of Vasooli was that much a hit that his fans still call him Vasooli instead of Mukesh. Later, he did many movies with Rohit Shetty namely Golmaal Returns, Golmaal 3 and All The Best. Some of his latest work include the role of Shakti in the movie Dilwale.

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