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Mohnish Bahl (born 14 August 1961) is an Indian actor working in the Indian film industry and on Indian television. He is the son of actress Nutan and Lt. Cdr. Rajnish Bahl,[2] and a prominent member of the Mukherjee-Samarth family.

Mohnish Bahl
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Born (1961-08-14) 14 August 1961 (age 57)[1]
Years active1982–present
Spouse(s)Ekta Sohini
ChildrenPranutan Bahl and Krishaa Bahl
Parent(s)Nutan and Rajnish Bahl
RelativesSee Mukherjee-Samarth family

Starting his career in 1983 through the film Bekaraar, he entered limelight through the film Maine Pyar Kiya in 1989, starring Salman Khan and Bhagyashree, in which he portrayed the villain role.[3] The success of the film transformed Bahl's career and led to him being a very busy villain and character actor.[3] Other notable roles he did was in the 1992 hit Deewana which was the debut of Shah Rukh Khan. He was a regular in Sooraj R. Barjatya films such as Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!, Hum Saath Saath Hain.




Year Series Role TV Channel Notes
1988-1989 Isi Bahane DD National
2002-2004 Devi Vikram Sony TV
2002 Bachke Rehna Zara Sambhalke Host
2002-2005 Sanjivani – A Medical Boon Dr. Shashank Gupta Star Plus
2003 Arzoo Hai Tu Aakash Sahara One
2005-2006 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Suyash Mehra Star Plus
2005-2007 Ek Ladki Anjaani Si Veer Sony TV
2007 Kayamath Inder Shah Star Plus
2007-2010 Dill Mill Gayye Dr. Shashank Gupta STAR One sequel series of Sanjivani – A Medical Boon
2007-2009 Kasturi Kabir Dhanrajgir Star Plus
2009 Star Vivaah Host
2011-2012 Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Dr. Ashutosh Sony TV
2012-14 Savdhaan India Host/Presenter Life OK episodic appearance
2016-2017 Hoshiyar… Sahi Waqt, Sahi Kadam & TV Host
2019-Present Sanjivani Dr. Shashank Gupta Star Plus

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  1. ^ "Mohnish Bahl". Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  2. ^ Salvi, Deepak (4 August 2004). "Actor Mohnish Bahl's father dies in fire". Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  3. ^ a b Vijayakar, By Rajiv (8 July 2015). "When black was better than white: From heroes to hit villains". Retrieved 7 September 2016.

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