Micky Makhija Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Micky Makhija

 

Micky Makhija is an Indian actor who paved his way into the film industry through TV commercials. He rose to fame after acting in Hindi films like Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, My Name Is Khan, and Krrish 3.

Wiki/Biography

Micky Makhija was born as Mukesh Makhija [1]YouTube on Monday, 1 March 1954 (age 68 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai. Micky did his schooling at St. Xavier’s High School (Mirzapur) and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounts & Economics from H.R. College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai. Micky is also a personal fitness trainer and a sports nutritionist at American Muscle & Fitness Personal Training. [2]LinkedIn- Micky Makhija

Micky Makhija in his childhood

Micky Makhija in his childhood

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Hair Colour: Salt & Pepper

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Micky Makhija's image

Family

Parents& Siblings

Micky has a brother named Anil Makhija.

Micky Makhija's brother, Anil Makhija, with his wife

Micky Makhija’s brother, Anil Makhija, with his wife

Wife & Children

Micky Makhija got married to Vanita Advani Makhija on 23 February 1981. They have two sons, Sahil and Shome.

Micky Makhija with his wife

Micky Makhija with his wife

Micky Makhija with his sons

Micky Makhija with his sons

an old picture of Micky Makhija with his son, Shome

an old picture of Micky Makhija with his son, Shome

Career

Film

Hindi

Micky Makhija made his Bollywood debut with the film ‘Don’ (2006) in which he played the character of a doctor.

Micky Makhija as Mr.Joshi in a still from the film Don (2006) alongside actor Arjun Rampal

Micky Makhija as Mr Joshi in a still from the film Don (2006) alongside actor Arjun Rampal

Later, Mickey worked in the Bollywood films ‘Rock On!!’ (2008), ‘Dil Kabaddi’ (2008), and ‘My Name is Khan’ (2010). In 2011, Micky Makhija appeared in the rom-com film ‘When Harry Tries to Marry.’

Micky Makhija (left) and actor Rahul Rai (right) in a still from the film 'When Harry Tries to Marry'

Micky Makhija (left) and actor Rahul Rai (right) in a still from the film ‘When Harry Tries to Marry’

In the film’ Luv Ka The End,’ he played the role of Mr. Nanda in 2011. In 2013, Micky worked in the Hindi rom-com film ‘I, Me aur Main,’ and in the drama romance film ‘Ramaiya Vastavaiya.’ In 2020, Makhija played the character of a solicitor general in the Bollywood film Chappak alongside Deepika Padukone.

Micky Makhija as a Solicitor General in a still from the film Chhapaak (2020)

Micky Makhija as a Solicitor General in a still from the film Chhapaak (2020)

In 2022, Micky played the role of a father in the film ‘A Thursday.’

In frame; Karanvir Sharma (son) and Micky Makhija (father) in a still from the film 'A Thursday'

In frame; Karanvir Sharma (son) and Micky Makhija (father) in a still from the film ‘A Thursday’

Telugu

He has appeared in many popular Telugu films including Eega (2012) in which he played the role of a businessman.

Micky Makhija in a still from the Telugu film 'Eega' in 2012

Micky Makhija in a still from the Telugu film ‘Eega’ in 2012

Short Film

He is also known for his performances in many short films including Food for Thought which premiered on 15 April 2020 on ZEE5.

Food for Thought-a short film released in 2020

Food for Thought-a short film released in 2020

Later, he appeared in Samaaj Ka Constipation.

Micky Makhija along with actress Surbhi Talodiya on the sets of the short film Samaaj Ka Constipation

Micky Makhija along with actress Surbhi Talodiya on the sets of the short film Samaaj Ka Constipation

In 2012, he appeared in Rune Productions’ short film ”Neelima – It’s Love, Not Lust.”

Micky Makhija on the cover of the short film 'Neelima' (2021)

Micky Makhija on the cover of the short film ‘Neelima’ (2021)

YouTube

In 2021, Micky Makhija appeared on FilterCopy’s short video ‘What Dads Say vs. What They Mean’ along with Anant Kaushik.

Micky Makhija in the short comedy video by FilterCopy

Micky Makhija in the short comedy video by FilterCopy

Music Video

In 2021, Micky was cast by director Punit Malhotra in the music video of the Hindi song ‘Aaj Sajeya’ sung by Goldie Sohel.

Micky Makhija as the bride's father in a still from the official song video of 'Aaj Sajeya'

Micky Makhija as the bride’s father in a still from the official song video of ‘Aaj Sajeya’

Television

Series

In 2010, Micky worked in the TV series Rishta.com and played the role of Ashok Mirchandani. In 2012, he was cast by Ajay Veermal in the famous crime TV show ‘Savdhaan India: Crime Alert.’ In 2014, he played the role of Subodh Pradhan in ‘Adaalat’ on Sony Entertainment Television. Mickey played the role of Akash Khurana in the TV show Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan (2015) on MTV India.

Micky Makhija in a still from the TV series 'Kaisi Yeh Yaariyaan' (2014)

Micky Makhija in a still from the TV series ‘Kaisi Yeh Yaariyaan’ (2014)

Micky Makhija appeared as a police commissioner in ‘The Casino’ (2020) on ZEE5 and ‘Miya Biwi Aur Murder’ (2022) on MX Player.

Advertisements

Micky has appeared in many TV commercials including TATA Indigo CS, ‘Dr. Fixi’t alongside Amitabh Bachchan, OLX, Mountain Dew, RealMe, ayurvedic products, fitness health oil, YAMAHA bikes, Fru candy, and Monte Carlo.

Micky Makhija in his first advertisement for the car TATA Indigo CS

Micky Makhija in his first advertisement for the car TATA Indigo CS

The first advertisement that had Micky as a protagonist was by

Micky Makhija (protagonist) in a still from the Mirinda commercial

Micky Makhija (protagonist) in a still from the Mirinda commercial

Favourites

  • Cartoon Character: Donald Duck
  • Snack: Sandwich
  • Sports: Squash, Golf and swimming
  • Quote: If you can’t do what you love, love what you do

Facts/Trivia

  • When he was two years old, he was travelling with his mother to Calcutta when they met a Punjabi man who joked and said “Why do you have such a long name (Mukesh) for a little baby, you should call him Micky” and that’s how the name originated. [3]YouTube
  • In an interview, Micky Makhija expressed his desire to work in Hollywood. He said,

    I’d like to get a break there.” [4]YouTube

  • Apart from being an actor, Micky is also a squash player, and he has trained many squash players including Manish Chotrani, and Michael Ferreira, former billiards champion.
  • Micky Makhija is the chairman of the squash committee at Otters club, Mumbai.
  • Micky Makhija did two TV shows on CNBC titled Anywhere Anytime Fitness, and Marathon Managers.
  • In an interview, Micky Makhija revealed that sometimes he regrets why he didn’t get into the acting industry sooner.
  • Micky likes to read E-Books on Kindle.
  • In an interview, Micky Makhija was asked three words to describe himself to which he replied,

    Happy, positive, and focused.”

  • Micky Makhija belongs to a business family. His elder brother was once at the bus stop when a stranger asked him if he wanted to become a model. His brother refused and told him that he should ask his younger brother about the same, and Micky accepted the offer.
  • According to Micky, he doesn’t like to play mythological roles.
  • Micky Makhija has teamed up with Divine celebrity management to create personalised wishes for fans through live or recorded videos.

    Divine celebrity management featuring Micky Makhija

    Divine celebrity management featuring Micky Makhija

  • Micky is known for his advocacy against animal cruelty, and he often campaigns to spread awareness against animal cruelty.
  • During an interview, Micky shared that while shooting a film titled ‘Shoonya,’ the makeup artists had to put prosthetic makeup to create a replica of his face. As they started to put silicon on his face, due to the cotton in his nostrils, he couldn’t breathe and got claustrophobic. [6]YouTube

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