Mahesh Anand

Mahesh Anand (13 August 1961 – 9 February 2019) was an Indian actor who worked in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films.[1] He is remembered for playing villainous roles in Hindi films.[2] He was a black belt in Karate and was a model and a trained dancer before he started acting. His debut movie was Karishmaa 1984 while his last on-screen appearance was in the 2019 comedy-drama Rangeela Raja starring Govinda.[3] Before acting in Karishmaa he performed for the opening sequence of Sanam Teri Kasam 1982 with his dance in silhouette.

Mahesh Anand
Born(1961-08-13)13 August 1961
India
Died9 February 2019 (2019-02-10) (aged 57)
Versova, Mumbai
NationalityIndia
Other namesMeeshi
OccupationActor
dancer
martial artist
Years active1982–2019

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
1982 Sanam Teri Kasam Title dancer Hindi
1984 Karishmaa Hindi
1985 Bhavani Junction Kundan Hindi
1986 Sasti Dulhan Mahenga Dulha Shankar (Leading Role) Hindi
1987 Insaaf Michael Fernandes Hindi
1988 Shahenshah Local goon Hindi
1988 Sone Pe Suhaaga Robert Hindi
1988 Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswati Shakta Hindi
1989 Hathyar Afzal Hindi
1989 Ilaaka Sami's son Hindi
1989 Mahaadev Hindi
1989 Majboor Sangram Hindi
1989 Sikka George Hindi
1989 Mujrim Raja Hindi
1989 Toofan Daku Zaalim Singh Hindi
1989 Shehzaade Thakur Hindi
1990 Jungle Love Hindi
1990 Khatarnaak Mahesh Hindi
1990 Majboor Sangraam Hindi
1990 Aag Ka Gola Mahesh Hindi
1990 Swarg Guru Hindi
1990 Jurm Hindi
1990 Thanedaar Mangal Hindi
1991 Khilaaf Kunwer Bhanupratap Chauhan Hindi
1991 Pratikar Naagraj Hindi
1992 Muskurahat K. C. Hindi
1992 Nishchaiy Joseph Lobo Hindi
1992 Zulm Ki Hukumat Hindi
1992 Vishwatma Rajnath Hindi
1993 Waqt Hamara Hai Major in Col Chikara Gang Hindi
1993 Gumrah Tiger,Opposition fighter in Ring at Hongkong Hindi
1993 Game Afzal Khan Hindi
1993 Sir Jimmy's henchman Hindi
1993 Tahqiqaat Vikram Hindi
1994 Pathreela Raasta Munna Hindi
1994 Khuddar Babujaan Hindi
1994 Andaz Chotey Hindi
1994 Krantiveer Vaisiram Hindi
1995 Coolie No. 1 Hindi
1996 Vishwasghaat Babu Seth Hindi
1996 Vijeta George Hindi
1997 Lahu Ke Do Rang Tinnu Shikari Hindi
1998 Zulm-O-Sitam Banjara Hindi
1999 Aaya Toofan Colonel Gaddafi Hindi
1999 Lal Baadshah Narayan Singh Hindi
2000 Baaghi Chhottey Hindi
2000 Kurukshetra Anna Pillai Hindi
2003 Ek Aur Ek Gyarah Captain Mahesh Hindi
2005 Ssukh Advocate Khalil Sheikh Hindi
2019 Rangeela Raja Hindi

TeluguEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1989 Lankeswarudu
1994 Number One
Top Hero Jala Rakshasudu
Bobbili Simham Rowdy
1995 Alluda Majaka
Gharana Bullodu Bhagvan
Telugu Veera Levara
1998 Auto Driver Surya

TamilEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1994 Veera Harichandra
Periya Marudhu Sivasankaran
1996 Sivasakthi Marc Zuber Anthony

MalayalamEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1991 Abhimanyu Amar Bakhia
1992 Oottyppattanam Dharmaraj
1999 The Godman John Britto
2001 Praja Raman Naik

Personal lifeEdit

Anand has been married five times and also has a son. He first married actor Reena Roy’s sister Barkha Roy and went on to marry Miss India International, Erica Maria D’Souza in 1987, Madhu Malhotra in the year 1992, Usha Bachani in the year 2000 and a woman of Russian origin in 2015.

DeathEdit

On 9 February 2019,[4] his maid failed to get any response from him after ringing the bell of his residence many times. She then immediately informed his sister who came there with Versova Police. They found Anand's body. He was still sitting on a sofa. A bottle of Old Monk and a plate lay on the table beside him. The television was still on. There are suspicions of suicide in his death.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Saurabh Vaktania (11 February 2019). "Mahesh Anand death: TV was on, food plate and alcohol found near actor's body". India Today. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  2. ^ Saurabh Vaktania (9 February 2019). "Popular 90s villain Mahesh Anand, last seen in Rangeela Raja, dies at 57: Report". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  3. ^ Anushree Joshi (9 February 2019). "Actor Mahesh Anand found dead at home". The Hindu. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Bollywood actor Mahesh Anand dies at 57, police find decomposed body at Mumbai home". India Today. 9 February 2019. Retrieved 25 February 2020.

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