Neelesh Misra

Other names of Neelesh Misra: Nilesh Misra
Birthday: 05-05-1973
Age: 46
Star sign: Gemini

Neelesh Misra is an Indian director, author, writer, photographer, radio presenter and journalist. Neelesh was born on 5th May 1973 in Nainital, Uttarakhand. He presently lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He studied till 10th in St. Joseph’s College, Nainital; completed his junior college years at Mahanagar Boys’ Inter College in Lucknow in 1990 and in 1993 he graduated from DSB Government Degree College in Nainital. Later he moved to Delhi to study at Indian Institute of Mass Communication.

Neelesh got married to Nidhi Razdan in 2005; she is a news anchor and editor. They divorced after few years. He then married to Yamini Misra. He has a daughter named Vaidehi. Neelesh started his career in journalism. Being a journalist he covered the insurgency and conflict in all over the South Asia; he is doing this since 20 years. He has studied the areas which are dominated by Naxalite in India as well as has covered the Maoist insurgency taking place in Nepal.

2009, was the year in which he was honored with Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism and also the K.C. Kulish Memorial Award, for his work. Neelesh has written books like ‘The Absent State’, ‘173 Hours in Captivity’, ‘Once Upon a Timezone’ and ‘End of the Line’. Neelesh’s journey in Bollywood started after he met the filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt in Mumbai while researching for his book. He wrote his first song, titled, ‘Jaadu Hai Nasha Hai’ for the film ‘Jism’ (2003); which became a hit song.

From then he has written the lyrics for more than 20 films. In the year 2012, he wrote the screenplay for the film ‘ Ek Tha Tiger’ with the director Kabir Khan. ‘Band Called Nine’, the first ever writer-led band of India where Neelesh was creative director, singer and lyricist along with the singer Shilpa Rao. The band launched at Kala Ghoda Arts Festival held in 2010 in Mumbai. ‘ Rewind’ the first album of the band released in 2011. Neelesh is a radio presenter too. His show, named, ‘Yadoon ka Idiotbox’ is famous on the radio channel BIG FM 92.7. He started the rural newspaper, ‘Gaon Connection’, in the village Kunaura near Lucknow with Karan Dalal.

Nina Pillai Hindi Actress

Nina Pillai

Nina Pillai whose earlier name was Nina Gopika Nair is a Columnist for different newspapers who has always been in the limelight. Nina, after completing her studies in mass media started working as a journalist and soon she was in controversies. She married Rajan Pillai, who was an industrialist. He is also called the Biscuit Baron and they had two sons called Krishna and Shiva. Rajan Pillai got a prison sentence for 14 years in the case of Fraud, but he died in jail of Liver Cirrhosis because of poor conditions and lack of medical treatment. Nina alleged that a conspiracy had led to her husband’s death and requested the court to order a CBI inquiry. She wrote another petition for receiving compensation which resulted in her and her children receiving a million dollars. Her life became difficult after that, but she concentrated on taking care of her children. She once went to a classmate’s party, business tycoon Hari Ram Sastri in New Delhi. They danced well together as they had known each other for thirty-years. Hari Ram Sastri suddenly proposed to her and filled her forehead with sindoor and they had a quick engagement, and she fell in love all over again. They went to Kullu Manali with her children where they sang songs, ate food and did bonfires together and had a lot of fun. She married him in the year 2001. They lived in Delhi and her sons grew up there. She wrote an article on the 29th of December 2012 in which she mentions all her favorite things of the year, including the Leela Hotel, Vijay Mallya, her childhood friend had fallen because of lack of public support, about PM Narendra Modi’s speeches which wooed all the voters and her favorite lady, Nita Ambani, homemaker of the biggest home. Her older son Krishna takes care of their Family Fine Arts Company Triveda and is bringing his father’s vision to reality. Her younger son Shiva knows martial arts and dancing and is waiting for an opportunity to get into Bollywood to be an actor. He aspires to work with Shraddha, Alia, and Kangana. He is even ready to be a director and says his mother had always motivated and supported him in whatever he likes to do instead of getting into the family business. Our best wishes are with Nina Pillai and hope she and her children do great.