Neil Nitin Mukesh Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight66 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 15, 1982
Zodiac SignCapricorn
SpouseRukmini Sahay

Neil Nitin Mukesh is an Indian actor, producer, writer, director, photographer, singer, and composer who has worked primarily in Bollywood films. His filmography consists of movies like New YorkJohnny Gaddaar7 Khoon Maaf, Prem Ratan Dhan PayoGolmaal AgainBypass Road, Saaho, Jaisi Karni Waisi BharniiVijayJailAa Dekhen ZaraKavacham, Dassehra, Lafangey Parindey3GWazir, Tera Kya Hoga JohnnyShortcut RomeoPlayersKaththiDavidIndu Sarkar, and Ishqeria.

Born Name

Neil Nitin Mukesh Chand Mathur

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Nick Name

Neil

Neil Nitin Mukesh as seen at a promotional event for '3G' in February 2013Neil Nitin Mukesh as seen at a promotional event for '3G' in February 2013
Neil Nitin Mukesh as seen at a promotional event for ‘3G’ in February 2013 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

Indian

 

Education

Neil Nitin Mukesh attended HR College in Mumbai and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Commerce. He also enrolled in a 4-month workshop at the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute as well as received acting lessons from actor Anupam Kher.

Occupation

Actor, Producer, Writer, Director, Photographer, Singer, Composer

Family

  • Father – Nitin Mukesh Mathur (Playback Singer)
  • Mother – Nishi Mukesh
  • Siblings – Naman Nitin Mukesh (Brother)
  • Others – Mukesh Chand Mathur (better known as Mukesh) (Paternal Grandfather) (Playback Singer), Saral Trivedi Raichand (Paternal Grandmother), Rita (Paternal Aunt) (Dentist), Nalini (Paternal Aunt) (d. 1978), Mohnish Mathur (Paternal Uncle) (Chartered Accountant), Namrata (Paternal Aunt) (Singer), Sameer Sharma (Cousin) (Director)
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Genre

Soundtrack

Instruments

Vocals

Build

Slim

Neil Nitin Mukesh as seen while smiling in a mirror selfie with wife Rukmini Neil Mukesh in June 2022Neil Nitin Mukesh as seen while smiling in a mirror selfie with wife Rukmini Neil Mukesh in June 2022
Neil Nitin Mukesh as seen while smiling in a mirror selfie with wife Rukmini Neil Mukesh in June 2022 (Rukmini Neil Mukesh / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Neil Nitin Mukesh has dated –

  1. Sonal Chauhan (2012-2013) – It was reported that he was romantically involved with actor, model, and singer Sonal Chauhan between 2012 and 2013. The duo co-starred in the 2013 horror thriller film 3G.
  2. Rukmini Sahay (2017-Present)​ – Neil Nitin Mukesh got married to Rukmini Sahay in a traditional Hindu wedding arranged by the familial elders in 2017. He announced via Instagram in April 2018 that they were expecting their first child. On September 20, 2018, the duo was blessed with a daughter named Nurvi Neil Mukesh.
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Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Charming appearance

Brand Endorsements

He has served as an ambassador for Oxemberg, one of the leading clothing brands in the country.

Neil Nitin Mukesh in 2012Neil Nitin Mukesh in 2012
Neil Nitin Mukesh in 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Neil Nitin Mukesh Facts

  1. It was legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar who named him after the American astronaut Neil Armstrong.
  2. Although he was born into a family of singers, he decided to pursue a career in acting. In an interview with The Times of India, Neil Nitin Mukesh stated: “singing is my hobby, but acting is my passion. A passion that even my grand-dad harbored. So, while my father continued his legacy and became a singer, I pursued his other passion. I am living his dream”.
  3. His acting career started with the films Vijay (1988) and Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharnii (1989) in which he played the younger versions of Rishi Kapoor and Govinda, respectively.
  4. He co-starred as Vikram/Johnny G in the 2007 Hindi-language neo-noir thriller film Johnny Gaddaar. For this role, he won the Zee Cine Award for “Special Award (Critics)” and Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Award for “Best Actor in a Negative Role” while he was also nominated for a Filmfare Award, International Indian Film Academy Award, Screen Award, and Stardust Award.
  5. Alongside John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, Irrfan Khan, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Neil Nitin Mukesh co-starred as Omar Aijaz in the 2009 Hindi language spy thriller film New York. This performance got him nominated for a Filmfare Award in the “Best Supporting Actor” category.
  6. In 2019, he brought to life the character of Jai/Ashok Chakravarthy in the action thriller film Saaho. This earned him a Zee Cine Award Telugu for “Favorite Supporting Actor Male”.
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