Birth Name: Neil Nitin Mukesh

He has always played intense and serious roles, Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh comes from a family of singers. He is the son of singer Nitin Mukesh and grandson of the legendary singer Mukesh.

Date Of Birth: 15 January 1982


Neil was born in Mumbai to Bollywood playback singer Nitin Mukesh and Nishi Mukesh. Neil had a normal childhood, like most other children. He graduated from HR College, with a B.Com degree.

He did a four month workshop with Kishore Namit Kapoor and also at Anupam Kher's institute, during vacations. He also assisted Aditya Chopra in his movie 'Mujhse Dosti Karoge', when he was in college.

He has also worked in Yash Raj's movie 'Vijay' and Vimal Kumar's 'Jaise Karni Wiasi Bharni' as a child artiste when he was around 4 years old. When he played the role of Govinda as a child in 'Jaise Karni Waise Bharni', he was appreciated more than Govinda and that left an impression on his mind.

It was then that Sriram Raghavan offered him Johnny Gaddaar. Although the movie did not do well at the box-office, his acting was appreciated.

His next films were Aa Dekhen Zara, New York and Madhur Bhandarkar's Jail. He was also appeared in Yash Raj's Lafangey Parindey. He was praised for his latest film 7 Khoon Maaf. Directed by Vishal Bharadwaj, it starred Priyanka Chopra alongside John Abraham, Irrfan Khan, Naseeruddin Shah and Annu Kapoor.

Box Office Collection:

New York: Rs 57.7 Crores (Total Gross Collection)


As as actor

    Players (December 23, 2011) (Under Production) 7 Khoon Maaf (February 18, 2011) (Released) ... Edwin Rodriques 7 Days In Paris (2011) (Under Production) Tera Kya Hoga Johny (2011) (Completed) ... Parvez Kandahar (2011) (Under Production) ... Major Karan Lafangey Parindey (August 20, 2010) (Released) ... Nandan Kamthekar Aka One-Shot Nandu Jail (November 6, 2009) (Released) ... Parag Dixit New York (June 26, 2009) (Released) ... Omar Aa Dekhen Zara (March 27, 2009) (Released) ... Ray Acharya Johnny Gaddaar (September 28, 2007) (Released) ... Vikram Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharni (June 2, 1989) (Released)
  1. Vijay (August 12, 1988) (Released)

Playback Singer

    Jail (November 6, 2009) (Released)
  1. Aa Dekhen Zara (March 27, 2009) (Released)


Winner: Apsara Award for Best Actor In A Negative Role (2008)

Movie: Johnny Gaddaar

Nominated: Stardust Award for Superstar Of Tommorow - Male (2010)

Movie: New York

Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actor In Supporting Role (2010)

Movie: New York

Nominated: Stardust Award for Superstar Of Tommorow - Male (2008)

Movie: Johnny Gaddaar

Nominated: Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Male (2008)

Movie: Johnny Gaddaar

Nominated: Zee Cine Award for Critics Special Awards (2008)