Mukesh Rishi is an Indian actor who works in Hindi and Telugu films. He has appeared in Malayalam, Punjabi, and Tamil films too. He has worked in many Indian films for which he got appreciated and praised by everyone. Mostly, he did villainous roles which became his identity. He did debut in Hindi in 1988 and has since he has established himself as a phenomenal actor. He has diversity in his roles from villains to positive roles. He joined a club of non-Telugu speaking actors, such as Amrish Puri, Puneet Issar, Sharat Saxena, Pradeep Rawat, and Sayaji Shinde who had established themselves in Telugu movies successfully. Here we are telling you 8 amazing facts about him that you will be amazed to know. So let us start.
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Mukesh Rishi
1- A True Aries
Mukesh Rishi was born on the 19th of April. In this way, he falls into the Aries zodiac sign. As an Aries, his personality is defined by an appreciation for life, optimism, and generosity. He is a people person and adventurer at heart, which are two qualities that may define him the most.
2- Married Life
He got married to Keshni Rishi. They lived in New Zealand for some time after marriage. Then they came back to India. The couple has two children, one boy, and one girl. So in case, you do not know about his family life, now you know about it.
He has such a multi-talented person. He has worked in the Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Malaya languages. He acted every role in these movies in a way that no one else could do better.
4- Nominated for Several Times
You will be amazed to hear that this talented actor has not received any award till now. He has been nominated many times but was not succeed to get any of these. His nominations may include the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for the movie Sarfarosh in 2002, another one is Filmfare Award for the category of Best Villain for the Telugu movie named Indra, and many others.
5- Famous Villain
He had started his career in the industry as a villain. Soon he established himself for the same roles as he had become the famous face for the villainous roles. Later he also did positive roles but his popularity as a negative role did not decrease.
6- Debut (Popular)
Very few people might know that Mukesh Rishi worked in both Hindi and Telugu films. His debut in Hindi TV was through The Sword of Tipu Sultan. He did his Malayalam debut through the Gandharva.
7- Mukesh Rishi has worked as a model
Besides acting, he has great modeling skills as he is blessed with charming, dashing personality that has won many hearts. After the wedding, he shifted to New Zealand and lived there for 7 years, but returned to India after working there as a model.
You will be surprised to hear that Mukesh Rishi has a great interest in traveling. It is one of the hobbies of him. His favorite travel destination is London. He loves to travel and never misses any chance of it.