Mukul Dev

Mukul Dev (born 17 September 1969) is an Indian television and film actor. He is known for his work in Hindi films, Punjabi films, TV serials and music albums. He has also acted in few Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu films.[2] He received the 7th Amrish Puri Award, for excellence in acting for his role in Yamla Pagla Deewana.[3]

Mukul Dev
Mukul Dev.jpg
Dev at a show
Born
Mukul Dev Kaushal

(1969-09-17) 17 September 1969 (age 51)[1]
Delhi, India
NationalityIndian
Other namesMukul
Occupation
Years active1996 – present
Known forDastak
RelativesRahul Dev (Brother)

He is also a trained pilot from the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi.[4]

CareerEdit

Mukul Dev made his acting debut on TV through a serial Mumkin playing the role of Vijay Pandey in 1996. He also acted in Doordarshan's Ek Se Badh Kar Ek, a comedy Bollywood countdown show,

He made his film debut in the film Dastak as ACP Rohit Malhotra in the same year which also introduced crowned Miss Universe Sushmita Sen. He appeared in several films such as Qila (1998), Wajood (1998), Kohram (1999) and Mujhe Meri Biwi Se Bachaao (2001). He acted in several television serials in the 2000s such as Kahin Diyaa Jale Kahin Jiyaa (2001), Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii (2003), Pyar Zindagi Hai (2003) and participated in a dance competition show Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar (2008). In recent years he has played supporting roles in films like Yamla Pagla Deewana (2011), Son of Sardaar (2012), R... Rajkumar (2013) and Jai Ho (2014).

He was also the host of Fear Factor India of Season 1.[5]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
1996 Dastak ACP Rohit Malhotra Hindi
Mumkin Vijay Pandey Hindi
1998 Wajood Inspector Nihal Joshi Hindi
Iski Topi Uske Sarr Raj Hindi
Himmatwala Suraj Hindi
Qila Amar A. Singh Hindi
Mere Do Anmol Ratan Surinder (Suren) Hindi
1999 Kohram Monty Hindi
2001 Ittefaq Vikram Singh Hindi
Mujhe Meri Biwi Se Bachaao Monty Hindi
Guru Mahaaguru Ajay Hindi
2003 Hawayein Punjabi
2005 Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena Bhatia Hindi
2006 Chor Mandli Hero Hindi
2007 Just Married Shoib Mirza Hindi
2008 De Taali Sunil Hindi
Krishna Jakka Telugu
2009 Rajani Jakka Kannada
Ek Niranjan Kailash Telugu
Sidham Bilal Telugu
2010 Kedi Human Bomb Telugu
Adhurs Rasool Telugu
2011 Bejawada Vijay Krishna Telugu
Abhisandhi Bengali
Money Money, More Money Abbas Telugu
Yamla Pagla Deewana Gurmeet 'Billa' Singh Brar Hindi Winner of the 7th Amrish Puri Award, for excellence in acting.[6]
2012 Burrraahh Gurpartap Singh Nazi Punjabi
Son of Sardaar Tony Sandhu Hindi
Awara Tony Bharadwaj Bengali
Chaar Din Ki Chandni Udaybhan Hindi
Nippu Shankar Khakha Telugu
2013 R... Rajkumar Qamar Ali Hindi
Bhai Anthony Telugu
Heer and Hero Inspector Zaildar Punjabi
War Chhod Na Yaar Afghani Ghuspetia Hindi
2014 Creature 3D Professor Sadana Hindi
Bachchan Underworld King Master Bengali
Baaz Darbara Punjabi
Jal Hindi
Jai Ho Shreekanth Paatil Hindi
2015 Meeruthiya Gangsters R.K. Singh Hindi
Bhaag Johny ACP Pathan Hindi
Shareek Dara Brar Punjabi Winner of the PTC Punjabi Film Award for best actor in a negative role
Ishq Vich: You Never Know Punjabi
Hero 'Naam Yaad Rakhi' Jeet Punjabi
2016 Saka - The Martyrs of Nankana Sahib Sardar Kartar Singh Jhabbar Punjabi
Nagarahavu Cameo Kannada
Zorawar Samarjeet Singh Punjabi
2018 Pagalpanti Inspector Ram Sharma Gujarati
Teri Bhabhi Hai Pagle Director: VINOD Tiwari Arru Bhai Hindi
My Story Sunil Malayalam
Sultan: The Saviour Dinesh Roy / Sarkaar Bengali
Nirdosh Rana Hindi
Omerta Hindi Writer[7]
2019 Daaka Inspector Kuldeep Singh Punjabi
Saak Karam Singh's friend Punjabi
Barefoot Warriors Daman Singh English
Munda Faridkotia Darvesh Punjabi
Sarabha: Cry for Freedom Harnam Singh Tundilat Punjabi Also in English and Hindi
3rd Eye Malik Hindi

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes Refs
2000-2003 Gharwali Uparwali Ravi [8]
2002 Hare Kanch Ki Chudian Amar Telefilm
2002 Ek Tukdaa Chaand Ka Akash Kapoor
2002 Kahin Diyaa Jale Kahin Jiyaa Rohit Rajvansh [9]
2003 Kutumb Abhijat Desai
2003-2004 Gharwali Uparwali Aur Sunny Ravi [10]
2004 Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat - Kab Kaisey Kahan Himanshu One episode
Bhabhi Tilak Chopra [10]
2004 - 2006 K. Street Pali Hill Arindam Keshav [11]
2005 Kasshish Aman
2006 Fear Factor India Host [10]
Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Waaris Kunwar Virendra Pratap Singh (Episode 3) One episode [10]
2008 Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan Pulkit [12]
Arslaan Zakfaar [13]
Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar Himself Winner [14]
2009 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Thakur Ki Dulhan Thakur Virendra Pratap Singh (Episode 188 & Episode 189) One episode
2018 21 Sarfarosh - Saragarhi 1897 Gul Badshah Winner Indian Telly Award - Best Actor in a Negative Role (Jury) (2019) [14]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2020 State Of Siege: 26/11 Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi ZEE5 [15][16][17]

Dubbing rolesEdit

Live action filmsEdit

Title Actor(s) Character(s) Dubbed Language Original Language Original year release Dubbed year release Notes
Black Panther Andy Serkis Ulysses Klaue Hindi English 2018 2018 Pawan Shukla dubbed this character in Avengers: Age of Ultron
Captain Marvel Jude Law Yon-Rogg Hindi English 2019 2019

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rahul Dev Official [@RahulDevRising] (17 September 2019). "A very happy birthday to you Mukul .. stay blessed and keep shining ❤️ #siblings #brothers" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ Phadke, Aparna (21 April 2011). "Mukul Dev's dozen films in two years". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 7 September 2014. Retrieved 19 October 2011.
  3. ^ Sharma, Suruchi (22 July 2011). "Mukul Dev gets Amrish Puri Award for Yamla Pagla Deewana". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 19 October 2011.
  4. ^ Kamra, Diksha (18 January 2011). "Mukul Dev is back in action". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 7 September 2014. Retrieved 19 October 2011.
  5. ^ "Mukul Dev - the 'Jat' on a buffalo mission!". Yahoo! News. 16 September 2011. Archived from the original on 19 May 2012. Retrieved 19 October 2011.
  6. ^ Sharma, Suruchi (22 July 2011). "Mukul Dev gets Amrish Puri Award for Yamla Pagla Deewana". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 19 October 2011.
  7. ^ "Mukul Dev: Omar Sheikh turned me into a writer". Archived from the original on 17 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  8. ^ "The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum - Television". 9 July 2000. Archived from the original on 21 June 2018. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  9. ^ "The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum - Television". www.tribuneindia.com. Archived from the original on 6 June 2017. Retrieved 23 June 2016.
  10. ^ a b c d "Ssshhh... Mukul Dev is here". 20 November 2006. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  11. ^ "'I am yet to be paid for 'K. Street…' - Aly Khan lashes back". 29 September 2004. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Will Mukul Dev now take-off?". 1 February 2008. Archived from the original on 8 March 2018. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Arslaan on Sony Entertainment Television". 9 July 2008. Archived from the original on 8 March 2018. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  14. ^ a b "Mukul Dev returns to TV after 9 years". Archived from the original on 28 July 2018. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  15. ^ "Got to portray a 'real evil man' in 'State Of Siege: 26/11': Mukul Dev". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  16. ^ Kanyal, Jyoti (31 March 2020). "Mukul Dev: TV news clippings helped me prepare for my role in State of Siege". India Today. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  17. ^ "State of Siege 26/11 review: An unflinching portrayal of Mumbai terror attacks". Hindustan Times. 21 March 2020. Retrieved 7 January 2021.

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