Mukesh Tiwari is an Indian actor and comedian. He is best known for the films “Dilwale,” “Gangaajal,” and “Yehi Hai Zindagi.”
Mukesh Tiwari was born on 24 August 1969 (age 53 years; as of 2023) in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India. He attended Lal School, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India and Govt. Multipurpose Higher Secondary School Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India. Mukesh went to Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India to pursue graduation. He, then, enrolled in National School of Drama, New Delhi, India to take lessons in acting. Mukesh was so good at acting that he was referred to as one of the best actors present at the University by his professors.
Tiwari was good at Cricket in his school days and even played U-12, U-15, and U-19 cricket for Uttar Pradesh. However, after watching the film “Chor Pe Mor,” he decided to pursue his career in acting.
Height: 5’ 9”
Weight: 75 kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Body Measurements: Chest 40″, Waist 31″, Biceps 12″
Family & Wife
Mukesh belongs to a Hindu Family. He is married to Violet Nazir Tiwari.
Mukesh started his acting career in 1998 with the Bollywood film “China Gate.” His portrayal of the role of ‘Jageera,’ a local dacoit, in the movie won him the “Most Promising Debut” (Male) Zee Cine Award.
Subsequently, he appeared in films like Hum Panchhi Ek Daal Ke, Refugee, Farz, Mitti, Pyaasa, and Hawayien. In 2003, he featured in the film “Gangaajal,” as Bachcha Yadav. His performance in the film earned him recognition and fame.
In 2006, Tiwari played the comic role of ‘Vasooli Bhai’ in Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal. His performance in the film was so much praised by the audience that he continued playing the character of Vasooli Bhai in the sequels of the film as well. In 2008, he made his TV debut with “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.”
In addition to Bollywood, He has also appeared in Punjabi, Tamil & Telugu films.
In 2019, he was seen playing the ghost of Sanjeev Sharma in the SAB TV’s horror-comedy “Band Baja Bandh Darwaza.”
Darr bhi lagega. Gala bhi sookhega. Aur phir band bhi bajega!!
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— SAB TV (@sabtv) December 22, 2018
- Food: Pani-Puri, Aloo-Puri
- Actor: Ajay Devgn
- Actress: Rani Mukerji
- Musician: A.R. Rahman
- Colour: White
- Sport: Football
- Perfume: Armani
- Travel Destination: Goa, Canada
- Book: Srimad Bhagavad Gita
- Movie: Apharan
- Sports Team: Arsenal
- Athlete: Boris Becker
- His hobby is travelling.
- Mukesh learned the Tamil language for his movie “Anegan.” According to him, when you understand the language well, your dialogue delivery is at its best.
- Tiwari was offered a role similar to his role of Vasooli Bhai in the show “Comedy Nights With Kapil.” However, the actor turned down the offer as he did not want to devote time for television projects at that time.
- As of 2019, Tiwari has featured in more than 100 movies.
- Mukesh is known as the ‘Bad Man’ of the film industry for frequently playing the negative roles in the films.