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Bollywood Actors

Mukul Dev

Mukul DevMukul Dev Biography :

Born: Delhi
Age :
Height : 5.8
Education: St. Columba’s School, Delhi

Though Mukul Dev might not be a popular actor unlike any other bigger stars in Bollywood, yet is among the known actors who did a couple of TV serials and Hindi movies. He is very well known for his character Billa in Yamla Pagla Deewana, while is too often seen in South Indian (Telugu) movies and few Punjabi and Bengali movies as well. Looking at his early life and family background, he comes from strict cop family wherein his father is a retired police commissioner of New Delhi. He hails from Punjabi (Khatri) family. Mukul Dev Kaushal did his schooling from St Columbia School from New Delhi and then headed for his formal pilot training from the known institute called Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi.

Wiki : Despite his police family background and a trained pilot, he preferred acting to his flying career. This is the reason why he headed to Bombay to pursue his acting career. He started his acting career by working in different TV serials and his first break in TV world started with a serial called Mumkin wherein he played the character of Vijay Pandey in the year 1996. Soon the very same year he got the chance to work in his first movie called Dastak wherein he played the character of Rohit Malhotara – the cop along with the Sushmita Sen, which was also the debut movie of the recently turned Miss Universe in 1996. This way he started getting Hindi and other Indian language based movies, which he kept doing along with TV serials as well.

Some of his known movies include Ek Khiladi Ek Hasina, Qila, Kohram, Wajood, etc, while his recent movies include Jai Ho, R Rajkumar, War Chod Na Yaar, Son Of Sardar, Yamla Pagla Deewana, etc. His character in Yamla Pagla Deewana was highly appreciated by the critics and audience, while in Jai Ho, he appeared with Salman Khan playing the antagonist character, which was released this year in January 2014. He also did Punjabi and South Indian (Telugu) movies and currently is also doing a Bengali movie called Bachchan and a Punjabi movie called Baaz. As far as his personal life is concerned, his elder brother Rahul Dev is also a film actor who is seen in a number of Bollywood movies, while he is married and stays in Bombay. Lastly, talking about his awards, he has received the prestigious Amir Puri Award for his performance in the movie called Yamla Pagla Deewana.

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